We are local everywhere in WA

About Us

We are Geotechnical, Civil and Pavement investigation, testing and design specialists, work in Western Australia (WA). Our strength is the knowledge of local geology, soil condition and construction through the years of working experience in WA. Being equipped with engineers of strong academic background, Ph.D. in Geotechnical and Civil Engineering, we serve our valuable clients with confidence. Our engineers are Chartered Engineers (CPEng) of the Institute of Engineers Australia and members of the Australian Geomechanics Society.

We value professionalism above everything in practice and equally we value the friendly relationship with our clients to ensure top quality service in time, cost-effectively.

Our Services

We provide services for Geotechnical, Civil and Pavement investigation and testing either it is simple or complex. Our services include, but not limited to, geotechnical investigation, site classification, earthworks and compaction control, foundation design, geotechnical instrumentation, pavement investigation, rock coring, concrete investigation, field testing, third party report review, Acid Sulfate Soil (ASS) assessment and Environmental Site Assessment (ESA).

Site Investigation

  • Geotechnical Investigation
  • Residential classifications
  • Wind classifications
  • Earthquake classification
  • Rock coring and logging; Determination of Total Core Recovery (TCR) Rock Quality Designation (RQD) and analysis
  • Pavement investigation, evaluation and design in accordance to MRWA
  • Shallow footing, deep foundation and pile design
  • Bearing capacity and settlement calculation
  • Retaining wall and slope stability analysis
  • Third party report and design review

Earthworks and Compaction Control

  • Earthworks and compaction supervision (Level 1 and Level 2)
  • Land development, road and embankment construction supervision
  • Crane pad assessment

Environmental Site Assessments

  • Acid Sulfate Soils (ASS) assessment
  • Water Sampling and Quality Assessment
  • De-watering Plan and Management

Field Test

  • Perth Sand Penetrometer (PSP)
  • Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP)
  • Cone Penetration Test (CPT) data interpretation
  • Standard Penetration Test (SPT)
  • Plate Bearing Test (PBT)
  • Field permeability or infiltration test
  • Percolation test
  • Soil resistivity and thermal resistivity or conductivity test
  • Pile Integrity Test (PIT) and Pile Dynamic Test (PDA)
  • Noise and vibration measurement
  • Non-destructive test of concrete
  • Schmidt Hammer or concrete test hammer or rebound hammer test
  • Half cell measurement (reinforcing bar corrosion check)
  • Ultrasonic pulse velocity test
  • Cover meter test


We have a diversified client base that includes land owners, builders, contractors, designers, architects, consulting engineers, manufacturing industry, mining industry, surveyor, commercial industry and industrial corporations, educational institutions, councils, shires and different local and state government organisations.

Places we go

We provide services across WA – Perth Metropolitan area and its surroundings, regional WA including Karratha, Port Hedland, Broome, Derby, Kununurra, Halls Creek, Newman, Paraburdoo, Tom Price, Onslow, Exmouth, Carnarvon, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Busselton, Augusta, Albany, Esperance etc.

Our offices


Unit 12, 8 Production Road, Canning Vale WA 6155
PO Box 5050, Canning Vale South, WA 6155
P: 08 9457 3517
M: 0425 545 508
E: admin@localgeotechnics.com.au


PO Box 1897, Broome WA 6725
M: 0470 082 233


PO Box 213, Karratha WA 6714
M: 0426 084 387
E: karratha@localgeotechnics.com.au


6 Huston Street, Exmouth WA 6707
PO Box 497, Exmouth WA 6707
M: 0425 545 508
E: exmouth@localgeotechnics.com.au