About Us

GeoStrata was established in 1999 by Mr. Hiram Alba, P.E., P.G., the founding principal. Mr. Alba served as president of the Utah American Council of Engineering Companies from 2009 – 2010. 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, geophysics and other specialized services.

Geotechnical Engineering – Projects include dams, 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 self perform geophysical-studies 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. GeoStrata has the resources and equipment to set up mobile laboratories to be placed at job site locations, and has provided laboratories in Utah, Colorado and Wake Island.

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.