- Subsurface Investigations
A fleet of over 10 drill rigs serving the Northeast by utilizing various methods, such as Geoprobe, hollow stem auger, solid stem auger, mud rotary, air rotary, angle drilling, barge/platform, ODEX, conventional, and wireline drilling.
- Special Inspections
In accordance with the New York State Building Code / Chapter 17 (January 2010) – Qualified “Special Inspectors” monitor materials and workmanship on project sites, submit timely documentation of compliance or non-compliance with construction documents, relevant codes and reference standards, and disclose any discrepancies which were properly corrected.
- Materials Testing
Monitoring and testing of earthwork, geosynthetics, concrete, reinforcing steel, asphalt, structural steel, pile installation, roofing systems, and fireproofing
- Geotechnical Engineering
Geotechnical engineering for site development and subsurface infrastructure; including engineering and consulting from the planning and feasibility phase, through the design phase and construction monitoring and testing phase.
- Geotechnical Laboratory
SJB offers a complement of geotechnical tests for rock, soil-bentonite mixes, and other construction materials. SJB can perform testing on undisturbed samples or can remold samples to meet project specifications.
- Environmental Services
Services include environmental site assessments, asbestos air monitoring, solid waste facility design and construction services groundwater resource studies and monitoring programs, soil and water contamination evaluations, remediation investigation and feasibility studies, system design, installation, construction, and performance monitoring, permitting and regulatory agency interfacing.
- Forensic Investigations
Investigation, testing and observation of existing structures and roadways to determine the existing engineering parameters of the construction materials and/or reasons for failure.
SJB/Empire’s engineers, technicians and inspectors are available for different levels of storm water assignments, depending on your particular project’s needs.
- Fenestration Testing
SJB Routinely Performs air infiltration and water penetration testing of windows, doors, storefronts, curtain walls and skylights.
SJB Services, Inc., with its subsidiary Empire Geo-Services, Inc. is a full service geotechnical and environmental testing and consulting company operating four offices in New York State – Buffalo, Rochester, Cortland and Albany. A multi-disciplinary organization with a team of 130 personnel, including engineers, geologists, environmental scientists, hydrogeologists, technicians, drillers, and administrative staff, SJB/Empire offers subsurface exploration, geotechnical and environmental engineering and consulting, environmental remediation, materials testing, special inspection services, geotechnical laboratory testing, nondestructive metallurgical testing, forensic/failure investigation, and building envelope fenestration services (air infiltration & water penetration testing).