Smith-Emery is a California corporation providing geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, environmental sciences,
as well as all geotechnical, deputy and special inspection and testing services during construction. Smith-Emery was first incorporated in 1919 and has continued to grow over the decades to form new offices in San Francisco and Anaheim.
Smith-Emery , Smith-Emery Laboratories and Smith-Emery San Francisco are the companies that form the Smith-Emery Group. The combined Smith-Emery companies represent a group of consulting professionals with over 145 full-time personnel in offices in Los Angeles, Anaheim and San Francisco, we are well-positioned geographically to serve our clients’ needs promptly, efficiently, and cost-effectively. Smith-Emeryhas been licensed to do business in the County of Los Angeles for more than 100 years.
All Smith-Emery projects are managed by personnel who are versed in the most cutting edge construction practices and engineering standards. Project managers are licensed by the State of California in the practices of Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology, and Geology. With our depth of professional resources and vast project experience, it is unlikely that we will encounter difficulties that we have not already overcome on previous projects and developments.
Aside from the relationships we share with our clients, we employ a large staff of technically-strong, highly-motivated engineers, geologists, laboratory technicians, and deputy and special inspectors. Our founders instilled in us the importance of helping our clients save money while still ending up with a high-quality product at the conclusion of the project. While others talk about creativity and innovation, they are a part of our legacy. As part of our clients’ team, the success of the project is our foremost objective.
Since our beginning, we have worked to cultivate an atmosphere of cooperation and professionalism that translates to superior service for our clients. Many of our client’s relationships span over 20 years. This is, in part, attributable to the longevity of our employees, from administrative staff to senior management. Our staff understands the importance of easy accessibility and they recognize the value of time to our clients. Our friendly company culture promotes working relationships with our clients, and many have said that we function much like their own employees: a direct extension of their team.