Rhino One Geotechnical Engineering Consultants was founded in 2009 as an MBE/DBE (OR 6760) firm specializing in geotechnical engineering services. Our specialty is providing high-level geotechnical support to multi-disciplinary project teams.
The firm's founding principal, Rajiv Ali, over his 18 years of previous consulting experience, has demonstrated a unique combination of technical and project management skills which have been critical to the successful completion of projects of above-average complexity. Previous clients of our staff members include Metro, Portland State University, Portland Community College, Evergreen School District, Lewis & Clark College, ODOT, WSDOT, FEMA, Oregon Department of Corrections, City of Portland, City of Vancouver, City of Salem, Multnomah County, Clackamas County, Washington County, Coos County, Tillamook County, Clark County, and Thurston County among others.
Our firm can perform all geotechnical engineering related tasks including project scoping, investigation, seismic hazard analysis, computer modeling, foundation analysis and design, retaining walls, landslides, and construction observation and testing services. Our staff is familiar with the appropriate design methods and criteria required by various local jurisdictions such as IBC, City of Portland, State of Oregon, DOGAMI, FEMA, ODOT, WSDOT and FHWA.