Pacific Crest Engineering Inc. - Geotechnical Group / Chemical Process Group - Watsonville, CA



Pacific Crest Engineering Inc. (PCE) is a full service geotechnical, chemical process and environmental engineering firm providing engineering services to both the public and private sectors of the Monterey Bay and Silicon Valley areas..  We are committed to providing exceptional quality and service to our clients, most of who have worked with our staff for many years.

Pacific Crest Engineering is a Certified Small Business Enterprise (#47199) and woman-owned DBE (#41551) with the State of California.  We are also recognized by the Joint Utilities as a Women Business Enterprise WBE (#15060114).  We are listed in the California Unified Certification Program (CUCP) database under Geotechnical and Chemical Engineering Services, Geotechnical Testing Laboratory, Environmental Consulting and Sampling, and Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services.  We provide geotechnical and environmental consulting as well as materials testing of soil, asphalt and concrete. 

Founded in 2001, the firm principals have over 50 years of combined consulting experience within the local area.  Our management staff includes California registered geotechnical and civil engineers with licenses and certifications in the following disciplines:

Elizabeth M. Mitchell, Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Registered Geotechnical Engineer California GE 2718

Registered Civil Engineer California CE 58578

ICC Soils Inspector - 8029279-EC

Qualified SWPPP Developer/Practitioner No. 20502


James F. Walker, Principal Chemical Engineer

Registered Civil Engineer California CE 62120

Registered Chemical Engineer California CH 4664

Registered Fire Protection Engineer California FP19202


Brian D. Bauldry, Vice-President, Geotechnical Group

Registered Geotechnical Engineer California GE 2479

Registered Civil Engineer California C52070

Qualified SWPPP Developer - QSD No. 52070

We also have a staff of experienced field technicians who are certified as ICC Soils Special Inspectors and possess one or more of the following certifications from recognized state and national agencies:

NICET Geotechnical Engineering Technology, Levels I & II

ICC Soils Special Inspector

CAL-TRANS #IA 088, Soil, Asphalt and Concrete

ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I

ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician Grade I
HAZWOPER Certification

Our Watsonville facility includes a fully equipped, AASHTO Accredited Laboratory where we perform a variety of geotechnical, asphalt and concrete testing.  Our laboratory is currently certified by CAL‑TRANS for soil, asphalt and concrete testing, and the Division of the State Architect (DSA) for soils compaction testing and concrete field sampling work (LEA #270).

Geotechnical Group

444 Airport Blvd

Suite 106
Watsonville,CA 95076
Phone: 831-722-9446
Fax: 831-722-9158


Chemical Process Group

444 Airport Blvd

Suite 106
Watsonville,CA 95076
Phone: 831-763-6191
Fax: 831-763-6195




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