More than just engineering

At Foundation Engineering, we provide you with the best possible project experience.

Foundation Engineering is a professional engineering consulting firm that has provided geotechnical design and construction monitoring services since 1982. Our team is an authority on the unique geotechnical and geological properties of the Pacific Northwest, which enables us to develop cost-effective solutions for a variety of earthwork projects and earth-supported structures.

We provide geotechnical services for bridges, foundations, embankments, pavements, roads, lagoons, landfills, landslides, infrastructure, water and sewer lines, pump stations, water tanks, and seismic analyses. 

Communication is the core of all our client relationships.   Our mission is to understand your goals and concerns and to help you understand our findings, design options, and corresponding costs.

We pride ourselves on developing a reliable professional and technical team with a wide range of experience, training, and expertise.  We consider the entire project, from investigation and design to construction and long-term performance, so you can make the choice that is right for you. 

Our Services

  • Geotechnical Investigations

  • Engineering Geology

  • Instrumentation & Monitoring

  • Rock Slope Engineering

  • Landslide Investigations & Mitigation

  • Seismic Hazard Studies & Retrofit

  • Construction Observation



  • Deep Foundations

  • Directional Bore

  • Engineering Geology

  • Forensic Engineering & Expert Witness Services

  • Geologic Hazards Assessment

  • Ground Improvement

  • Ground Water, Seepage, & Dewatering

  • Instrumentation & Monitoring

  • Landslide Investigations & Mitigation Design

  • Machine Foundations

  • Pavement Design

  • Rock Slope Engineering & Rockfall

  • Seismic Hazard Studies & Mitigation Design

  • Shallow Foundations & Mats

  • Value Engineering


Foundation Engineering employees belong to, participate in, and/or proudly endorse a number of organizations and associations, including the following:


We are honored to give back to our community in any way we can.  Some of the organizations we are proud to support include: