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Aviles Engineering Corporation has been providing Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing and Inspection Services, Environmental Consulting, Site Assessment Services, and Construction Management for 37 years in the Houston Area. AEC also operates special project on-site testing facilities and provides geotechnical services on various TxDOT projects.

AEC's professional staff of 50+ employees has broad and varied cumulative experience in the various services. AEC's Management Staff, Shou Ting Hu, P.E., and Ronald E. Ortwerth, P.E., have combined experience of over 69 years providing geotechnical engineering and exploration; construction materials testing and inspection services; construction management, construction supervision and inspection, environmental assessment, permitting and consulting services in Houston, the State of Texas and the Gulf Coast area.

AEC's Geotechnical Engineering department is headed by Shou Ting Hu, P.E. with one additional licensed geotechnical engineer, two engineers in training, one licensed geologist, one graduate engineer, and three laboratory technicians. This is one of the most experienced Geotechnical Groups in Houston that have provided geotechnical services on many significant projects in the Houston area. AEC's Geotechnical Group has completed over 500 geotechnical projects and over $5 mil in net fees over the past 5 years.

AEC's Construction Materials Engineering, Testing and Inspection division is headed by Ronald E. Ortwerth, P.E. and Shane Ressman, P.E., with more than 40 and 20 years of experience respectively in providing construction materials testing and inspection services in the Houston Area. These engineers and managers provide support for 24+ ACI, TxDOT and NICET Certified Technicians with experience ranging from 30 years to 1 year in construction materials testing and inspection. AEC's Materials Group is also one of the strongest materials groups in Houston and has provided services on many significant projects. AEC has completed materials testing and inspection services on over 300 construction materials testing projects and over $8 mil in fees over the past 5 years.

AEC is a Laboratory accredited for technical competence in accordance with ISO 17025 in Construction Materials Testing and Geotechnical Testing (see our scope of accreditation) by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) under Certificate Numbers 35.01 and 35.02. AEC is also one of only a few firms in the Houston Area that is also accredited by the AASHTO Accreditation Program (APP) for Testing of Construction Materials in accordance with AASHTO R18 and is inspected on normal tours by AMRL and CCRL.

AEC uses state of the art computer programs for pavement design, settlement analysis, pile design and slope stability analysis to assure accurate and technically supported designs. All laboratory testing is input into password protected documents to ensure accuracy of calculations and all reporting is also provided on password protected documents to perform checks on field and laboratory information.

AEC is certified as a Small Business with METRO and the Port of Houston Authority; is certified as a Minority/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise with the Texas Unified Certification Program, City of Houston, City of Beaumont, Houston Independent School District, State of Texas and a HUB with the State of Texas.


5790 Windfern · Houston, TX 77041 · 713-895-7645 ·
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