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Geo-Technology Associates, Inc.


GTA has been in business since 1985 and provides geotechnical engineering, geoscience, environmental, and natural resources consulting, groundwater resource development, and materials testing engineering. GTA presently employs over 300 engineers, scientists, technicians, and support personnel in Abingdon, Laurel, Baltimore, Frederick, & Waldorf, MD; New Castle & Georgetown, DE; Quakertown & York, PA; Somerset and Little Ferry, NJ; Sterling, VA; Charlotte & Raleigh, NC; and Malvern, OH. If you are looking for a company with excellent growth and advancement opportunities, training and development, tuition reimbursement, an upbeat work environment with exceptional people who are MORE than just coworkers - you need to check us out (and then apply)!!

Products and Services

GTA focuses on geotechnical services such as subsurface exploration, geotechnical and foundation engineering, construction observation and materials testing, and environmental services from Phase I assessments through management of remediation for contaminated water and soil.

Construction Observation and Testing

Based upon our experience with the soil conditions throughout the regions, along with our familiarity with personnel, documentation, and report requirements of the local agencies, GTA can quickly formulate resolutions to problems to minimize the impact on the proposed construction. GTA is accredited by AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL), Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory (CCRL), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (SACE), and Washington Area Council of Engineering Laboratories (WACEL) with capabilities to provide the full range of soils, asphalt, concrete, masonry, geosynthetics, structural steel field and laboratory sampling and testing.

Site Earthwork Observation & Testing
Foundation Construction Observation
Site and Laboratory Materials Testing
Structural Observations
Underdrain and Foundation Drain Construction Observation
Fireproofing Observations
EIFS Observations

Environmental Engineering & Natural Resource Planning

Our environmental professionals provide innovative strategies to manage complex environmental issues in various regulatory arenas. Client environmental compliance costs are reduced through our focus on creative solutions. GTA coordinates closely with design professionals to address environmental constraints in the early process.

Site Assessments
Natural Resources
Environmental Remediation
Asbestos and Lead

Geotechnical Engineering

We identify potential site limitations and anticipate construction challenges. Skilled geotechnical engineers and geologists develop comprehensive recommendations to solve difficult site problems. GTA's in-house drilling and laboratory departments provide significant support to our engineers.

Geotechnical Feasibility Studies
Shallow and Deep Foundation Analysis
Flexible and Rigid Pavement Analysis/Design
Remedial Design
Seepage Analysis
Retaining Wall Design/Recommendations
In-Situ Testing
Subsurface Investigation
Claims Analysis
Slope Stability Analysis
Ground Improvement Design/Recommendations
Seismic Analysis
Reinforced Slope Design
Geophysics and Remote Sensing

Career Opportunities

Geo-Technology Associates, Inc. has built a successful history and excellent reputation with our clients. We are always interested in speaking to talented individuals who are as passionate about exceeding our clients' expectations as we are. Whether you are an experienced professional seeking a new challenge or a college graduate, we may have a great career waiting for you.

GTA is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits program to our full-time regular employees.

These benefits include:
Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription Coverage
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Paid Time Off
401(k) Plan
Life and Disability Insurance
Working Environment

In addition to benefiting our clients, our size and diverse range of capabilities benefit our employees by providing opportunities to interact with other in-house disciplines on a wide variety of projects. Our employees work in a professional environment and have the diverse resources of a multi-disciplined company.