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SCST supports our commercial development clients with comprehensive engineering, consulting, and testing services. From high-rise and mixed-use developments to office and industrial parks. We provide a wide range of engineering, consulting, and testing services to support site selection, design, construction, facilities assessments, and management. We have demonstrated experience working through the complete cycle of commercial development.


Our firm provides geotechnical design and construction phase services to multiple school districts, community college districts, and higher education projects in support of both new construction and the expansion and renovation of existing facilities. We have provided geotechnical engineering support services ranging from site assessments to geologic and seismic hazard evaluations. Our construction support services for such projects as new schools and campuses, athletic fields and stadium projects, and pavement investigations with testing of soils and construction materials are all done in strict compliance with regulatory guidelines, reporting requirements, and with the DSA by our certified inspectors and in-house laboratory facilities.


We provide geotechnical engineering, environmental science, environmental engineering, construction management support, and special inspection and materials testing services. Our professionals include skilled geotechnical engineers, environmental scientists, civil and environmental engineers, engineering geologists, and multi-credentialed inspectors and technicians. Our government client list includes federal and state government agencies, cities, and municipalities.


The healthcare industry is facing significant growth in dealing with an aging population. All areas of health and medical care from hospitals and outpatient centers to medical offices and assisted living/skilled nursing centers are experiencing substantial growth ranging from new construction to renovated and expanded facilities. SCST has nearly five decades of experience in helping the healthcare industry deal with the issues they face related to facility construction, renovation, and expansions.


SCST provides environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, facilities and roof consulting, and construction inspection and testing services for shopping center developments, hotels, restaurants, and grocery chains. We can provide support with site selection, design, construction, and facilities assessment. We have experience with the entire development cycle, supporting lenders and regulatory agencies, architects, civil engineers, developers, general contractors, owners, and property managers. Our experience includes mall properties, mixed-use, and stand-alone developments in phases of new construction, renovations, or expansions including roofing, waterproofing, or pavement issues.


Our experience includes providing engineering, consulting, and testing services to infrastructure and public works clients including water, wastewater, transportation, and public buildings. We have a long history of supporting transportation projects including highways, roads, bridges, ports, harbors, rail, and aviation. Our services to this broad market sector includes environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing and inspection, and specialty engineering and testing services as required by Caltrans and the US Army Corps of Engineers. Our work ranges from supporting site selection to design, quality assurance, quality control, construction, and construction management support. We are experienced working with the entire project team including city and municipal government entities, port authorities, DOTs, and federal agencies to large architectural, engineering, and construction firms on treatment plants, pipelines, roads, bridges, rail lines, and runways.


In the last 10 years, SCST has supported more large utility scale power and energy projects than any firm of our type in the Western US. We have provided geological site assessments, geotechnical engineering, environmental science and engineering, and special inspection and materials testing services to power and energy facilities ranging from solar plants and wind farms, to wastewater and its biosolids/biogases plants, to geothermal installations and gas lines. Our projects have included both new facilities and expansions for which we have supported site selection, design, and construction. We have a strong resume and proven experience working with the power and energy industries from owners and regulatory agencies to design-build firms and contractors serving these industries.


Our experience with multi-family and mixed-use developments is one of the defining aspects of our work and reputation in Southern California. Our experience includes support with site selection, design, construction, and facilities assessments. SCST has provided engineering, consulting, and testing services on over 1 billion square feet of projects of this type, including construction and renovation of mid and high-rise apartments to mixed-use projects. Our services include geotechnical earthwork, subgrade testing, shoring, reinforced concrete, post tension concrete, reinforced masonry, structural steel, spray applied fireproofing, materials testing, roofing and waterproofing inspection.