Founded in 1960, and headquarters in Manassas VA, Soil Consultants Inc. (SCI) applies a complete range of engineering and testing services to the land development of Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Our commitment to customer service can be summed up in the three simple rules we live by:

  • Provide our clients with the best service possible.
  • Provide cutting edge solutions to our client’s needs while maintaining budgetary considerations.
  • Strive to continually advance the art and science of construction problem solving.

We specialize in on-site testing and inspection of new construction, both before and after primary building phases, to ensure your project meets county/state building codes.

We utilize advanced soil sciences, subsurface exploration, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, construction observation/materials testing and drilling to see that you’re free to move your plans ahead with absolutely no surprises.

Our inspectors are dispatched via state of the art PDA technology that’s been synced to an innovative SQL database. That means our qualified personnel can be at arm’s length when you need them most and inspections can be approved within minutes after observations were performed.

Soil Consultants employ top of the line professionals in multiple fields of education such as, professional engineers, soil scientists, and geologists, to name a few. Our certified building inspector, laboratory technicians and field technicians are some of the most experienced technicians and inspectors in the area, with over 25 years of experience and dedicated work in the Virginia, DC, and Maryland area. SCI strives to stay on top of new accreditation in the construction industry, so ask to speak with our LEED certified personnel to assist you with any and all of your green building needs.

Our lab is traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Washington Area Council of Engineering Laboratories, and is one of very few laboratories in the east coast that exclusively provide all certifications for ASTM E-2399 (standard test method for maximum media density for green roof systems). So feel free to browse the site and find out for yourself what makes SCE the industry’s best testing and inspection firm. We’ll be here when you’re done, eager to handle all of your geotechnical engineering needs.

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