Night work at the Reno Tahoe International Airport

Night work at Reno Tahoe International Airport


We feel that ESE testing personnel are among the most qualified available and are dedicated to providing the highest level of service available. All ESE testing personnel are NAQTC, Caltrans & ACI certified, and have extensive experience using Caltrans, NDOT, ASTM and AASHTO Test Methods. ESE’s engineers and materials testers have extensive experience providing materials testing for the FHWA, FAA, NDOT, Caltrans and various Nevada and California counties and cities.

ESE has the ability to mobilize and work throughout northern Nevada and California, and utilizes mobile materials testing laboratories on construction projects away from our offices. ESE has developed and implemented a quality control program to ensure accuracy of results in materials testing, and to ensure all construction services are of the highest quality.

ESE’s ICC certified inspectors are capable of inspecting soils and spray-applied fireproofing. Our personnel have additional training including OSHA 10-hour, and MSHA 24-hour training.

ESE maintains a permanent construction materials testing laboratories in Bishop and Mammoth Lakes, California, in Reno, Nevada and four mobile materials testing laboratories for use in remote areas. Our Reno and Bishop laboratories are Caltrans certified and our Reno laboratory is also AASHTO accredited. Our laboratories are fully equipped to perform the majority of testing required for transportation related projects. This includes soils, aggregate, asphalt, and concrete testing.

ESE commonly provides materials testing services to state transportation agencies and to many of the contractors and producers working on state highway projects. ESE’s employees, and in particular its laboratory personnel, are accustomed to the need for immediate and accurate test results. Our laboratories commonly perform over 40 asphalt concrete mix designs each year and have tested millions of tons of mix over the years. We pride ourselves in our immediate response to requests for services, and in the precision of our results.





  • Reno, Nevada
    Caltrans certified
    AASHTO accredited
  • Bishop, CA - Caltrans certified
  • Mammoth Lakes, CA
  • Four mobile labs
  • Soils
  • Aggregate
  • Asphalt Properties
  • Asphalt Mix Designs
    • Marshall
    • Hveem
    • Superpave
  • Concrete
  • Concrete Mix Designs
  • NAQTC Certified
  • Caltrans Certified
  • ACI Certified
  • ICC Certified
    • Soils Special Inspector
    • Spray-Applied Fireproofing