Schedule of Fees

A complete Schedule of Fees may be downloaded HERE.

Effective January 1, 2015 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES                                   

Expert Testimony/Deposition............................................................................. $ 350.00/hour
Principal Engineer............................................................................................... $ 165.00/hour
Senior Engineer................................................................................................... $ 150.00/hour
Staff Engineer...................................................................................................... $ 130.00/hour
Engineering Assistant.......................................................................................... $   90.00/hour
Drafts person........................................................................................................ $  100.00/hour 

FIELD OBSERVATION AND TESTING SERVICES 

Field Supervisor.................................................................................................... $ 120.00/hour
Field Engineering Technician............................................................................... $   95.00/hour
Field Engineering Technician (Prevailing Wage)................................................. $ 115.00/hour 

There is a two-hour minimum charge (Portal to Portal) on all field observation and testing services for field technicians.  Overtime rates of 1½ times the hourly rate will be billed for time in excess of eight hours per day and on Saturdays.  Double time will be billed for Sundays and Holidays.  All hired subcontractors are billed at cost + 15%. 

OTHER SERVICES 

Hired subcontractors                                                                    cost + 15%
Large Format Printing (i.e. Plan Sheets)                                     $ 0.50 per sq. foot
Small Format Printing (i.e. Extra Report Copies)                       $ 0.25 per page

ALL FINAL REPORTS will not be released until outstanding invoices are paid in full.  

LABORATORY TESTING SERVICES 

Moisture Content..................................................................................................... $   15.00/each
Moisture Content/Dry Density................................................................................ $   20.00/each
Atterberg Limits....................................................................................................... $ 200.00/each
Particle Size Analysis
With #200 Wash...................................................................................................... $ 100.00/each
% Passing #200 Only............................................................................................... $   50.00/each
Hydrometer.............................................................................................................. $ 100.00/each
Sieve Analysis With Hydrometer............................................................................. $ 150.00/each

Maximum Density Curve (Modified Proctor)

  • Four-inch mold........................................................................................................... $ 215.00/each

  • Six-inch mold.............................................................................................................. $ 260.00/each

  • Check Point................................................................................................................. $   80.00/each 

Direct Shear (All Prices are Per Point)

  • Consolidated-Drained................................................................................................ $ 125.00/each

  • Unconsolidated-Undrained....................................................................................... $   50.00/each

  • Consolidated-Undrained........................................................................................... $   80.00/each

  • Remolded Consolidated-Drained.............................................................................. $ 145.00/each

  • Remolded Unconsolidated-Undrained..................................................................... $   70.00/each

  • Remolded Consolidated-Undrained......................................................................... $ 100.00/each

  • Residual Consolidated-Drained................................................................................ $ 225.00/each

  • Residual Unconsolidated-Undrained....................................................................... $ 150.00/each

  • Residual Consolidated-Undrained............................................................................ $ 180.00/each 

  • Consolidation Test, Time Rate................................................................................... $ 380.00/each

  • Consolidation Test, With Out Time Rate................................................................... $ 150.00/each 

Expansion................................................................................................................. $ 125.00/each
Swell Pressure........................................................................................................... $ 225.00/each

Outside Laboratory Testing    Cost + 20 %