Pacific Foundation | Geotechnical Excellence

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Based in Vancouver, Washington

Innovation.
Dedication. Technology.

 

At Pacific Foundation, we unite unwavering client focus with state-of-the-art equipment and exceptional expertise—relentlessly dedicated to delivering the right solution for every geotechnical construction challenge.

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Pacific Foundation is committed to setting the standard in excellence, safety, and innovation in geotechnical construction. We focus on our clients’ needs and a collaborative approach to deliver efficient, effective geotechnical solutions.

Pacific Foundation is a full service geotechnical construction company specializing in a wide range drilling, shoring and ground improvement solutions. We continually invest in the best people and world-class equipment with an unwavering dedication to client satisfaction.  Explore our services, see completed projects and let us know how we can help your next project be a success.

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CASE STUDIES

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Featured Project Video

Oregon State Capitol
CAMS 3

The Oregon Capitol Accessibility, Maintenance, and Safety (CAMS) Phase III project has passed a critical milestone in the seismic retrofit and base isolation of the historical Capitol building. With the building now fully supported by the shoring tower structure, build backs and base isolator installation are underway. Watch the video to learn more about this innovative and historic project!

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Committed to Serving

Reliable and Trusted Partners from Concept to Completion 

Our team is equipped to handle projects of any size or complexity, providing deep foundation and shoring solutions with a timely response, flawless execution, and the successful completion of your project. Leveraging our expertise, along with a world-class fleet and skilled personnel, we ensure outcomes that precisely align with your unique requirements, whether for minor tasks or major initiatives. Our clients rely on us to design the right solution and consistently deliver success throughout all phases of your project.

An aerial view of the press blocks construction site with tall wood-lagging shoring walls extending over 60' below ground level.
Vertical Drill rigs fitted with large diameter cement mixing tools install a bottom seal at Sand Island WWTP in Honolulu, HI

Project Showcase

Featured Projects

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A large shoring wall on the press blocks construction site features a man door for tunnel access to the adjoining building

Press Blocks Shoring

The press blocks tower was an ambitious project at the former site of the Oregonian which included extensive excavation and shoring.

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Sand Island Cement Mixing

Pacific Foundation employed deep cement mixing at Sand Island WWTP to achieve a watertight seal 20′ below the water table. 

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River S Bridge Drilled Shafts

On the River S Bridge project, we used our Bauer BG55 on a barge to drill 10′ diameter shafts up to 132 feet in depth. 

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HKV Ka'Haku Tower CDSM

This innovative CDSM solution enabled below-water-table construction with Nordic PCL, a first for Honolulu and the Hawaiian Islands.

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Oregon Capitol Engineering

CAMS3 focuses on enhancing Oregon Capitol’s safety, paving the way for seismic isolation units and vital structural upgrades.

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Leadership

Our Team

Michael Zeman

Michael Zeman

President

Ryan Maddock

Ryan Maddock

Vice President Operations

Cory Perron

Cory Perron

General Superintendent

Jeremy Sayad

Jeremy Sayad

General Superintendent

Pacific Structural Systems

Design-Build & Engineering Efficiency

Integrated Expertise: Pacific Foundation, in collaboration with our sister company Pacific Structural Solutions LLC, creates greater efficiency for our clients geotechnical construction and structural engineering expertise under one roof. This integrated approach streamlines the engineering and construction processes, fostering seamless collaboration.

Efficient Coordination: Our cohesive strategy guarantees efficient and consistent coordination from the initial design phase through to construction documentation. This integration significantly reduces potential inconsistencies, ensuring that projects adhere to set timelines without compromising quality.

Holistic Performance Integration: Adopting a design-build model, we ensure that both foundation and structural components are not just designed and constructed independently but are harmoniously integrated. This results in a more streamlined construction process, enhancing the overall efficiency and timeliness of project completion.

Client-Centric Approach: At the core of our operations is a steadfast commitment to quality. Each project we undertake is tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients while strictly adhering to the highest industry standards. Our goal is to not just meet but exceed client expectations, ensuring excellence in every aspect of our engineering and construction services.

Technology

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Bauer BG55

Bauer BG55

The BG 55: a powerful, versatile drill rig for demanding drilling operations

Bauer BG 40 V – Large Diameter Drill

Bauer BG 40 V – Large Diameter Drill

The Bauer BG 40 V is a workhorse of the pacific foundation fleet, capable of large diameter of drilled shafts, CFA and a wide range of challenging ground conditions.

Bauer RG 21 T

Bauer RG 21 T

The RG 21 T Drill Rig offers specialized drilling capabilities with a focus on efficiency and precision

Bauer BG46

Bauer BG46

The Bauer BG46 vertical drill rig boasts an impressive operating weight of 286,600 pounds, powered by a 708 HP engine, delivering a maximum torque of 509,895 lb-ft.

Bauer BG 33 H

Bauer BG 33 H

The Bauer BG 33 H is a heavy-duty rig that excels in a variety of drilling applications including Kelly drilling, CFA, double rotary drilling, and soil mixing.

Bauer BG 28 V

Bauer BG 28 V

BG 28 V Vertical Drill Rig Key Specifications Operating Weight Max Depth (Kelly) Footprint 108.0 tons 48.0...

Bauer BG25 C

Bauer BG25 C

Bauer BG 25 C Vertical Drill Key Specifications Operating Weight Max Depth  Clearance 79.3 tons 40.0 meters...

Bauer BG 24 H

Bauer BG 24 H

The Bauer BG24H, integral to Pacific Foundation’s fleet, is a versatile drill rig capable of installing large-diameter shafts with precision, underscoring our commitment to advanced geotechnical solutions.

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