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Coast Geotechnical is a geotechnical engineering firm located in Victoria, BC.

We bring modern tools and old-school rigour to your building projects.

Get your projects started on solid ground

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About Us

When you work with us, expect a common-sense approach that is responsive,  accurate, and innovative. We believe in collaboration and creating partnerships.  We love solving engineering problems and believe that geotechnical is the most interesting of the engineering disciplines.

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Do you have a goal you’re trying to achieve but don’t know where to begin? Let us guide you. Take a look at the list of our services below, and contact us if you have any questions or special requests.

Geotechnical Reports

Soils investigations and preparation of geotechnical reports for building permit, development permit and subdivision applications.

Hazard Assessments

Slope stability assessments for areas of sloping terrain to characterize the stability in static and seismic conditions.

Retaining Walls

Sewerage Systems

Retaining wall design including mechanically stabilized earth (MSE), modular block, mortared rock, boulder stack, cast-in-place concrete and more.

Excavation and

Design of shoring systems for deep excavations including shotcrete, soil anchors, sheet pile, soldier pile, and secant walls.

Condition Surveys

Detailed assessments of the pre-existing conditions of sites and structures to understanding the impacts of a construction project or for purchase due diligence.

Professional design of septic systems in accordance with BC Sewerage System Regulation.


Design and planning to manage and control stormwater runoff volumes.

Pile Foundations

Design and monitoring of pile foundations for soft soil sites and marine projects. PDA testing also available, contact us to learn more.

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Featured Projects

Solving our clients' most complex geotechnical engineering challenges with skill, innovation and dedication.

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Meet the Team
Ben Schmidt, senior geotechnical engineer at Coast Geotechnical

Ben Schmidt, P. Eng.

Principal | Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Andres Ocejo, senior geotechnical engineer at Coast Geotechnical

Andres Ocejo, P. Eng.

Senior Geotechnical


Alyse Munro Hindley, Geotechnicl EIT at Coast Geotechnical

Alyse Munro Hindley



Jhona Aballe, draftsperson at Coast Geotechnical

Jhona Aballe


Designer | Drafter

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