Portland, Oregon

Park Piao, Office Manager
(503) 210-4750 t
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3990 Collins Way, Suite 100
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
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Shannon & Wilson opened its Portland-area office in 1961 as one of the first geotechnical firms in Oregon. Today, we continue to offer our traditional strengths: technically sound geotechnical, geologic, and environmental consulting and excellent customer service.

Our Oregon staff totals 22, including 19 geo-professionals, under the direction of Vice President and Office Manager Park Piao. We feature highly experienced geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, and environmental specialists with strong experience on complex projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. Our local database includes more than 4,000 projects, resulting in an unsurpassed knowledge of subsurface conditions in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Some of our top local clients include the Oregon Department of Transportation, TriMet, Port of Portland, City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, Clean Water Services, Tualatin Valley Water District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Highway Administration, and many local cities and counties. In addition to supporting these public agencies with transportation and water/wastewater infrastructure, we serve public and private clients in sectors such as energy, dams and levees, landslide response, stormwater, land and marine development, and environment and hazmat services. Our services include:

  • in-house geotechnical testing in our accredited soils laboratory
  • specialized in situ testing (driven pile PDA and drilled shaft CSL)
  • deep foundation design
  • ground improvement
  • site-specific hazard studies
  • seismic mitigation design
  • seismic liquefaction analysis
  • advanced seismic modeling
  • trenchless technologies
  • retaining walls and shoring systems
  • dewatering design
  • revetments
  • value engineering
  • waterfront structures
  • tunnel/shaft design
  • landslide studies/mitigation
  • rock slope design/rockfall mitigation
  • forensic failure studies
  • hydrogeology
  • hazardous materials management
  • aggregate resource studies
  • GIS