“Locally Owned, Living Wage Certified”
Kessel Engineering Group is the only locally-owned geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing firm in the area with 100% ownership by our founder, Bernie Kessel, P.E., a long-time Western North Carolina resident. Kessel Engineering Group currently has one of the largest full-service geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing offices in the Western North Carolina region. We pride ourselves on providing responsive, value-added geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing services with a focus on quality and community. Kessel Engineering Group works closely with clients and contractors to anticipate and react responsively to geotechnical and construction issues. We communicate with project team members in order to develop cooperative solutions to construction issues that keep projects moving forward. This company attitude, combined with the experience of our engineers and field technicians, helps projects meet budget constraints and deadlines.
We strive to be involved with the community and are committed to developing long-term relationships with our neighbors, colleagues, clients, and coworkers. Our Mr. Kessel has served for the past two years as an active board member of the Buncombe County Planning Board, where he has provided his technical expertise to help develop local ordinances that promote responsible development while preserving the natural and scenic beauty of the area. He is also a member of the Council of Independent Business Owners (CIBO).
At Kessel Engineering Group, we recognize that our field technicians are the face of our company and are, in addition to our engineering experience and expertise, our most valuable asset. Our field technicians experience and credentials differentiates us from others in our industry as evidenced by our senior field technicians having an average of 20 years of industry experience. To date, Kessel Engineering Group is the only geotechnical engineering and materials testing firm in the area that is “Living Wage Certified” through the Living Wage Certification program developed by Just Economics Western North Carolina.
We are now licensed to do business in South Carolina.