Terracon is an employee owned consulting and field services business that has been serving resource, industrial and government based projects across Western Canada for over 34 years. We are a diverse business that specializes in geotechnical engineering, geoscience advisory and field services, materials testing, construction monitoring, drill rig monitoring, and instrumentation installation and monitoring. We have significant operations in both Calgary and Fort McMurray and are able to mobilize teams and field operations quickly to projects across Western Canada in order to serve our clients.
We promote our Built Right In philosophy in everything we do. Quite simply, it’s a mindset of working efficiently and effectively in. Whether it’s executing a field program, building our team, developing our organization, or serving our clients, we strive to build opportunities and solutions that are inspiring, yet practical, safe, and always value added. We are a trusted partner that you can always count on – think of us as Built Right In to your operations.
Our mission is to deliver high quality and cost-effective geotechnical, geological, environmental and materials testing services and solutions in a safe and professional manner.
We will be known as an industry leader in the provision of services and solutions to our clients by holding ourselves to the highest level of technical, safety, environmental and professional standards.
Terracon was founded in 1983 and its founder, Lee Nichols, continues to lead the company with his depth and breadth of experience. The company has been built around the philosophy that the solutions that work best in the field come from people that have spent time in the field. By learning the business literally from the ground up, our people are well versed in delivering solutions that work from engineering to development, to operations and closure.
The leadership team prides itself on exceeding our clients' expectations while also working hard to develop the careers of our employees. Safety and quality are always top of mind in everything we do.