Your commercial construction project deserves the skills that only a leader among engineering companies in Chesapeake can deliver. ECS is the partner you need, with consulting experience dating back to 1988.
Today, we are an employee-owned company with over 80 offices and a staff that is more than 2,500 strong. Our commitment to industry best practices and innovative solutions has helped drive our success. We couple those values with a priority for people, creating diverse teams and improving our neighborhood communities. Our team delivers award-winning services for projects with professional advice for construction materials testing, environmental and geotechnical engineering and facilities consulting.
Our Project Support Services in Chesapeake
ECS is a full-service provider of engineering consulting, from the first project design phases to in-use asset evaluations.
Construction Materials Testing
One proactive step you can take to keep projects on time and budget is investing in construction materials testing (CMT). As a part of this process, a qualified professional assesses the materials’ quality and confirms it can withstand the project’s demands. Doing so before construction can help guard against high-cost fixes or project delays at later development stages.
ECS proudly offers specialists in CMT providing a range of testing services, including:
- Bank draw reviews
- Tilt-up construction observations
- Magnetic particle testing
- Geotextile and geofabric observations and testing
- Soil lime and cement mix design
Our team can also help evaluate materials in the built environment to promote safety and peace of mind.
Calculating the ecological cost of construction is a vital component of environmental consulting in Chesapeake. Our insights and analysis empower you to make more strategic decisions while obeying ecological protection laws and following sustainable practices.
We can assist you with indoor and outdoor environmental challenges like:
- Brownfield redevelopment
- Hydrogeologic and groundwater services
- Underground and above-ground storage tanks
- Facilities laboratory services
- Excavation support
- Indoor air quality testing
- Site remediation
- Wetlands and stream delineation
- Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments
- Emergency response
- Habitat monitoring
Multiple unknown risks are lurking beneath the visible surface of the soil your completed project will eventually occupy. Even across a single site, the subsurface characteristics may substantially vary. They all share an ability to dramatically impact your structure’s success potential.
ECS has a team of specialists in geotechnical engineering in Chesapeake. This discipline combines principles from physics and geology to find and analyze those risks so we can help you create plans to reduce them. Our geotechnical engineering services deliver insight for strategic decision-making, with services like:
- Natural disaster risk assessments
- Karst evaluations
- Geophysical surveys
- Geotechnical construction advice
- In-situ testing
New and existing construction projects can benefit from our facilities consulting in Chesapeake. These services span the full life of your asset to help you assess its safety, comply with regulations and lengthen the structure’s life span for a better return on your investment.
Our team helps you with professional evaluation and advice on:
- Accessibility compliance
- Full-scale load testing
- Structural engineering
- Building envelope commissioning
- Property condition assessments
- Pre-construction surveys
- Parking structure assessments
Trust ECS in Chesapeake for Engineering Consulting
We use the latest technology combined with our collective expertise to identify potential project risks and devise accurate, cost-effective methods for remediating them. Our team has extensive industry knowledge and an unrelenting passion for pursuing solutions beyond standard thinking. We bring this enthusiasm to each project we support and back it with personalized client service and consistent, detailed communication. Additionally, we embrace learning from past successes and building on that experience to support additional project achievements in the markets we serve.