Geotechnical, Construction Inspections & Materials Testing

The Geotechnical, Construction Inspections and Materials Testing department at Barry Isett & Associates, Inc. is uniquely positioned to offer front-end investigations and design services while following up during construction to provide Construction Inspections and Materials Testing services.  Combined with other groups such as Civil, Municipal, and Structural Engineering, Isett can deliver a one-stop shop for our clients.  Our team of professional engineers, geologists, and ICC/ACI certified inspectors work seamlessly to deliver timely results and can coordinate internally to solve unforeseen circumstances to keep your project on schedule and within budget.  Our Materials Testing laboratory supports our Geotechnical investigations as well as making sure materials meet specifications during construction. 

In addition to design related services, Isett can respond to sinkhole related failures or other stability concerns in conjunction with our Environmental and Forensics Engineering Departments.  From all aspects of ground-up construction to repair and stabilization work, count on the integrated team at Isett to deliver solutions for your project.   

Scope of Services

Construction Inspections and Materials Testing

  • Soil Bearing

  • Structural Steel

  • Fireproofing

  • Masonry

  • Retaining Walls

  • Compaction Testing

  • Infiltration Testing

  • Sinkhole Remediation

  • In-House Material Testing Laboratory

  • Backfill and Excavation Monitoring

  • Footing/Reinforcing Inspections

  • Concrete Field Testing and Inspections

  • Asphalt Sub Base and Compaction Testing

  • Diamond Tip Coring Services (Asphalt/Concrete)

  • AASHTO Pavement Design


  • Due Diligence Property Evaluations

  • Subsurface Investigations

  • Underpinning Inspection

  • Foundation Design

  • Geotechnical Support During construction

  • Settlement Remediation

  • Geothermal Well Installation

  • Ground Improvement

  • Pavement and Slab Rehabilitation

  • Retaining Wall Recommendations

  • Slope Stability Analysis

  • Deep Foundation Installation

  • Reviewer of Blasting Plans

  • Rock Mapping

  • Scour Analysis