Civil Engineering Geotechnical


Orbital's geotechnical background spans over four decades of engineering services. Our highly skilled geotechnical/civil engineers have the insight necessary to handle complex subsurface conditions and develop cost-effective solutions to these problems. We have the capabilities to provide all of your geotechnical requirements. Whatever the need, Orbital is organized to provide rapid and flexible responses to the demands of our clients, with extremely diverse skill sets to draw upon.

Areas of expertise:
  • Foundation Analysis
  • Subsurface Investigations
  • Slope Stability
  • Ponds & Dikes

Our services include:
  • Instrumentation Installation
  • Instrumentation Monitoring
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Design
  • New Impoundment Design
  • Groundwater Monitoring

Our sample projects include:
  • subsurface investigation, settlement analysis, and geotechnical recommendations for an equipment expansion at a gasoline distribution terminal
  • slope stability analysis and remediation design for an approximately 45-acre impoundment dike. This project included the installation and monitoring of numerous geotechnical instruments such and electronic piezometers and inclinometers
  • subsurface investigation, geotechnical report, and deep foundation design for a new conveyor supports at a major steel manufacturing plant
  • evaluation of proposed landfill liner system maximizing use of synthetic materials for a
    six million cubic yard landfill


Orbital Engineering provides the full-service Engineering, Risk Mitigation, and Project Delivery experience and expertise of a large company - but with the flexibility, responsiveness, economy, and personal attention of a local entity.

Risk Mitigation
Project Delivery