About Carlson Testing Inc.


As a leader in quality assurance, materials testing, special inspection and geotechnical engineering, CTI is renowned for our advanced and diverse technical abilities, impeccable project performance history and mastery of our trade.

Over the course of nearly 50 years, Carlson Testing, Inc. has advanced to become one of the premier, full service materials engineering consulting firms in our industry. Our vigorous commitment to continually identify, explore, and implement the latest technologies and advanced methods has provided CTI with a distinguished reputation as being a firm on the forefront of its profession.

Ethical practice, reliability, repeatability, timeliness, along with effective and efficient communications are an essential part of our success. Acquiring a comprehensive understanding of our clients goals and objectives and customizing our services to exceed this criteria, yields us the opportunity to maximize our performance, thus elevating the ultimate quality of the project and invested construction dollars.

CTI employs a large staff of experienced and highly knowledgeable materials and geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, geologists, special inspectors and qualified laboratory technicians. Our staff are required to participate in continuing education and progressive training, as well as, on-site and in-house supervisory performance audits. This intensive and comprehensive program is an illustration of our commitment to providing our clients, and their projects, with the best quality assurance representation available on the market.

As a service oriented agency, we understand the significance of information sharing and expeditious reporting of results. A unique attribute at CTI, comes from the expertise of our executive accounting and administrative staff. These key individuals engage in a diverse range of “behind-the-scenes” activities and collaboration with other project team members, including project set-up, report distribution, billing, etc. Our administrative performance is executed with such precise; their participation in the project can almost be translucent.

Locally owned and operated, from our offices located in Bend, Eugene, Salem and Tigard, Oregon, CTI provides geotechnical engineering,construction special inspection, and materials testing services throughout the Northwest. With a fully accredited and certified fleet of mobile testing laboratory facilities, we can also participate on remote projects while maintaining credibility and reliability of results. Our facilities are accredited by the International Accreditation Service (IAS). We also maintain a number of certifications and affiliations with ASNT, AWS, ICC, ODOT, AMRL, CCRL, USACE, ACI, and WABO.