Geotechnical Engineering


PACIFICA’s engineers provide cost-effective and timely solutions to engineering problems to permit structures to safely operate for their intended use while meeting the Client’s desired performance criteria.

  • Subsurface Exploration
  • Preliminary Geotechnical Investigation
  • Geotechnical Engineering Report
  • Site Preparations & Foundation Specification
  • Pavement Analysis and Design
  • Groundwater Evaluations
  • Laboratory Testing

Construction Material Testing


PACIFICA provides construction material testing associated with soil testing and earthwork observations, foundation evaluations, concrete and masonry testing and observation, and pavement construction testing and observation.

  • Soil Density Testing (Soil Testing)
  • Concrete/Grout Sampling and Testing
  • Asphalt Testing and Monitoring 
  • Compaction and Chemical Grout Monitoring
  • Vibro-Replacement Monitoring
  • Augercast Pile Monitoring
  • Load Test Monitoring

Building Inspections


PACIFICA offers inspection services of new building as well as renovation construction as required by federal, state, and local municipalities for compliance to project plans, specifications, codes and regulations.

  • Special Inspections
  • Threshold Inspections
  • Structural Steel & Weld Inspections
  • Code Enforcement Inspections
  • Non-Destructive Testing
  • Roofing Inspections
  • Concrete (Reinforced, Post-tensioned & Precast)

Laboratory Testing


PACIFICA maintains a fully certified CMEC and FDOT in-house laboratory capable of performing most routine geotechnical and construction materials tests. Below are the list of standards that we are currently certified to perform:


ASTM Methods: C1077, C117, C127, C128, C136, C29, C566, C702, E329

AASHTO Methods: R76, T11, T19, T255, T27, T84, T85 

ASTM Methods: C1064, C1077, C1231, C138, C143, C172, C173, C231, C31, C39, C511, C617, E329
AASHTO Methods: M201, R60, T119, T121, T152, T196, T22, T23, T231, T309

ASTM Methods: C1019, C780 - Annex - A6
ASTM Methods: D1140, D1557, D2216, D2487, D2488, D3740, D421, D4318, D4944, D698, E329
AASHTO Methods: R58, T180, T217, T265, T267, T88 - FDOT Wash Only, T89, T90, T99
State Methods: FM 1 T099, FM 1 T180, FM 5 515, FM 5 550 

Contractor Quality Control


PACIFICA provide QC Testing and Inspections that consists of obtaining and performing tests for Contractor quality control testing, performing tests for Contractor process control, providing inspection, and exercising management control to ensure that work conforms to the contract requirements.

  • Earthwork Testing and Observation
  • Concrete/Grout Sampling and Testing
  • Asphalt Testing and Monitoring   
  • Pile Driving Monitoring
  • Drilled Shaft Inspection
  • Augercast Pile Monitoring
  • Vibration Monitoring
  • Pre & Post Construction Survey
  • Density Log Book (DLB)
  • QC Plan Preparation

Specialty Testing/Monitoring


PACIFICA performs a wide range of specialty testing, a few of the most requested test are listed below. If the test that you want to perform is not listed below. Please contact us to see if we are capable of performing that test.

  • Fireproofing Testing
  • Floor Flatness/Levelness Testing
  • Floor Moisture/Relative Humidity Testing
  • Door Blower Testing
  • UT Testing
  • GPR Scanning for Concrete
  • Infrared/Thermographic Consulting Services
  • Storefront/Window Water Testing
  • Building Envelope Consulting and Testing