SHN Consulting Engineers and Geologists, Inc. is a science-based consulting firm providing civil engineering, environmental services, geosciences, planning & permitting, surveying and materials testing services throughout Northern California and Southern Oregon. Founded in 1979 in Eureka, the company now operates regional offices in Eureka (corporate headquarters); Redding, Willits and Coos Bay, Oregon with a satellite office in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
After starting with four employees in 1979, the company currently employs almost one hundred engineering, geotechnical, environmental, and surveying professionals within their five offices, offering clients a wide variety of integrated professional services across a large geographic region. Specialized technical personnel includes registered civil, chemical, geotechnical, and environmental engineers; registered geologists and engineering geologists; water resource engineers, environmental assessors, surveyors, planners, and more . Five clients that started with the company in 1979 continue to work with SHN today, including Simpson Timber Company (now Green Diamond); The Hilfiker Company; Louisiana Pacific; the City of Eureka; and the Hoopa Valley Tribal Council. Company principals attribute this success to a commitment to excellence, desire to provide meaningful work for employees, and a passion for involvement in significant projects that contribute to a socially responsible, dynamic, and rewarding environment for their clients, employees and communities.
"SHN Consulting Engineers and Geologists was founded on the belief that there was a better approach to working with clients; engage them as partners in the process. " ~Jeff Nelson, Principal, SHN Consulting Engineers and Geologists