About Us

GeoStrata was established in 1999 by Mr. Hiram Alba, P.E., P.G., the founding principal. The company has been actively performing services since 2001. These services have ranged from Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology, Environmental Engineering, Construction Management, Materials Testing and Inspection, and other specialized services.

GeoStrata provides consulting services, geological, geotechnical and environmental engineering services as well as materials testing and special inspections. GeoStrata has a geotechnical, asphalt, soils and concrete laboratory including a humidity controlled cure room. GeoStrata has the resources and equipment to set up mobile laboratories to be placed at job site locations.

Geotechnical Engineering – Projects include damns, water tanks, water treatment plants, power plants, bridges, mining, roads, transportation projects, and industrial expansions.

Environmental Services – GeoStrata has experience in air and water permitting, environmental compliance, soil and groundwater remediation, CERCLA/Superfund remediation, site assessments and asbestos inspections. We are capable of handling multi-million dollar environmental projects to single site assessments.

Geology Engineering – GeoStrata has conducted fault, debris flow, landslide, and rock fall hazard studies. We can conduct geophysics such as seismic refraction, electrical resistivity, GPR, and optical televiewer surveys.

GIS – We provide GIS and mapping services utilizing ESRI software products including ArcGis Desktop, Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst

Materials Testing and Laboratory Services – We have a certified materials testing laboratory and a complete geotechnical engineering laboratory. Our laboratory has been certified by AASHTO, AMRL, CCRL, UDOT, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Special Inspections Services – We can perform inspections on reinforced concrete, structural steel, masonry, welding, soil nailing, spray-applied fireproofing, pre-cast and post-tensioned concrete, lining systems, pavement analysis, and design.