Geotechnical Engineering Consultants, Inc. (AGEC) was established in
1990 to deliver reliable, full-service, geotechnical and
geologic engineering consultation, construction-material
testing and observation, special inspections, laboratory
testing services, environmental site assessments
and septic system design/percolation
testing. Directed by James E. Nordquist, P.E., AGEC specializes in providing
consultation on geotechnical and geologic engineering, and construction-services
aspects of constructed facilities and the environment. Our technically proficient
staff is supervised by registered professional engineers (13 Utah registered
P.E.s on staff) throughout each phase of individual client projects. AGEC
owns and operates a mobile CME all-terrain drilling rig, two truck-mounted CME
drill rigs and a backhoe and conducts project-required laboratory testing in
our in-house geotechnical/construction-materials laboratories.
As the largest Utah-headquartered
geotechnical engineering consulting firm, AGEC comprises engineers (20-23),
Professional Geologists (3), technicians/inspectors (30-45), laboratory technicians
(15-25) and support personnel (15-25). Since 1990, AGEC has successfully completed
more than 50,000 projects in Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho,
Wyoming, Colorado, California, Minnesota, Mississippi and Oklahoma.
AGEC acquired Southwest Testing, Inc., an established construction materials testing and inspection firm based in St. George, Utah in October 1996. St. George is in the southwest corner of the state of Utah, 120 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada and 350 miles south of Salt Lake City, Utah.
AGEC has two full
service offices located in Sandy and St.