About Us

GW² Engineering, Inc.  is a minority, women owned, emerging small business. Our goal is to provide quality, reliable accurate and timely services consisting of geotechnical, construction materials engineering, testing services and environmental consulting. Our professional staff has successfully completed over 4000 projects and has more than 18 years of experience in these engineering services. Our service structure is divided into three areas, geotechnical engineering, construction materials laboratory, field services and environmental consulting.

FieldServices:

GW² provides field services related to all types and phases of construction.  Our trained professional and technical staff can assit your project providing any field services required for construction materials engineering and testing. These include but are not limited to:

  • Testing soils for engineering properties and construction observation during earthwork
  • Observation and testing of concrete during placement including casting all types of test specimens and associated field testing
  • Observation and testing of masonry and masonry unit construction including sampling and testing of prisms, mortar, grout and masonry units.
  • Special inspection in accordance with IBC and UBC requirement

 

 

We have a fleet of vehicles with  meticulously maintained and calibrated equipment.  Each individual truck is equipped to provide field testing and sampling of soils, asphalt, concrete, mortar, and grout.  GW² utilizes the most efficient combination of proven technology and state of the art sampling systems and is committed to a sophisticated, professional field presence that will enhance your projects and provide cost effective materials engineering and testing

 

GW²  field personnel are certified and trained to comply with the most current and applicable requirements. This include:

  • American Concrete Institute
  • American Welding Society
  • State Department of Transportation Certification Requirements
  • American Association of Highway and Transportation Officials R-18

Laboratory Services:Laboraty Services

We Maintain a state of the art laboratory for the testing of construction materials and for materials engineering.  The majority of our equipment is computer automated to maximize the repeatability and efficiency of our laboratory procedures. 

We are independently accredited to the following ASTM Laboratory Specifications and Practices for construction materials engineering, testing and inspection:

  • E329 (Standard Specification for Agencies Engaged in the Testing and/or Inspection of Materials Used in Construction)
  • C1077 (Standard Practice for Laboratories Testing Concrete and Concrete Aggregates for Use in
  • E329 (Standard Specification for Agencies Engaged in the Testing and/or Inspection of Materials Used in Construction)
  • C1077 (Standard Practice for Laboratories Testing Concrete and Concrete Aggregates for Use in Construction and Criteria for Laboratory Evaluation)
  • D3666 (Standard Specification for Minimum Requirements for Agencies Testing and Inspecting Road and Paving Materials)
  • D3740 (Standard Practice for Minimum Requirements for Agencies Engaged in the Testing and/or Inspection of Soil and Rock as Used in Engineering Design and Construction)

In support of our field and laboratory personnel, our engineering staff has decades of experience in the real construction world combining both technical savvy with a common sense approach to evaluating and solving construction issues both during design and construction.