Consultant Geotechnical Engineer – Geotechnical Report

The Geotechnical Report or Soil Test Report as it is sometimes referred to is required as part of the Building Permit Application.  It is a tool used to communicate the site conditions and design and construction recommendations to the site and building design, building and construction personnel. Site investigations for building design projects have the purpose of providing specific information on subsurface soil, rock, and water conditions. The structural Engineer uses the Geotechnical Report information to assist in the design of the buildings’ footing system.

  • Classify the site investigated and to provide recommendations on the appropriate footing system for the proposed construction as per AS 2870 & recommend bearing capacity and minimum footing founding depths.
  • Provide recommendations for strip footings, raft slabs, waffle slabs, and general building and maintenance
  • Provision of 3 copies of reports
  • When required provision of footing probes adjacent to adjoining buildings on boundary