Soil Testing – Geotechnical Engineering Services (Melbourne)

As a value add to our main core services (Structural and Stormwater Drainage Engineering) which we offer to our clients, Melbourne Engineering Consultants can arrange a soil investigation and report for their developments. These services are carried out by independent Geotechnical consultants who we select based on their experience and expertise in a particular field. When selecting a Geotechnical consultant we also take in consideration project locality and our client’s budget.

These services comprise of a broad range of activities that cover the following key aspects:

  • Meeting council requirements for Erosion Management Overlays
  • Percolation/Permeability Testing for Stormwater Disposal
  • Land Capability Assessments for septic systems
  • Footing design inspection
  • Groundwater monitoring
  • Soil testing and reporting for site classification and foundation design
  • Diagnosing the causes of cracked and damaged houses and structures
  • Pre-purchase building and house soil, footing inspections
  • Rock bearing capacity and design strength