Special Inspection and Testing
Certified technicians and an accredited laboratory to support complex construction projects
GeoEngineers provided special inspection and testing services for this Cheney (WA) School District project.

GeoEngineers has provided special inspection and construction materials testing services since 1999 in eastern Washington and northern Idaho. These services are utilized within all of our market sectors, serving a wide variety of transportation, education, medical, industrial, commercial and government clients. 

GeoEngineers’ Spokane laboratory is accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA Certificate No. 1670.01) and maintains certification by the Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO) and the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD).

Using trained and certified technicians and calibrated equipment, we offer special inspection and construction materials testing services in the following areas: 

  • Earthwork – field density testing of structural fills, procedural observation, material sampling and analysis

  • Reinforced concrete – reinforcing steel inspection, concrete sampling, field testing, sample curing and strength testing

  • Structural masonry – reinforcing steel inspection, observing masonry block and grout placement, sampling, curing and strength testing

  • Structural steel – visual inspection of field and shop welding in accordance with American Welding Society (AWS) requirements and high-strength bolting inspection per American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) requirements. Non-destructive examination (NDE) including radiography, ultrasonic, magnetic particle and dye penetrant are also provided through subcontractors.

  • Structural wood framing – includes shear walls, diaphragms, nail patterns, hold-downs, wood moisture content

  • Proprietary anchors – includes epoxy and expansion anchor installation

  • Fireproofing – includes spray-applied fireproofing thickness, density and adhesion, thin-film intumescent paint thickness and firestops