Dees & Associates – Engineering

Santa Cruz Construction Guild  14 Year Member

Dees & Associates – Engineering

Dees & Associates, Inc. provides a full range of geotechnical engineering services, including: Subsurface investigation by test borings, test pits and cone penetrometer Field and laboratory testing of soil Engineering analysis, including: bearing capacities, settlements, slope stability, liquefaction, seismic site-specific response, lateral earth pressures, pile capacities, debris flows, lateral spreading, and pavements. Development of geotechnical design criteria and recommendations for residential, commercial and public buildings; and for roadways, dams, bridges, land development, landslide and debris flow mitigation, groundwater control, pavements, and site drainage. Construction observation and testing services for quality control, in-place density testing, foundations, drainage, erosion control, tie-backs, helix anchors, geosynthetics, and earthworks. Forensic analysis of geotechnical failures. Expert witness testimony.

PHONE
831-427-1770

ADDRESS
501 Mission Street, Suite 8A
Santa Cruz, California 95060

WEBSITE
deesgeo.com

ABOUT
Dees & Associates – Engineering

Updated on January 23, 2024

Dees & Associates was founded in 2004 by Rebecca Dees as a sole proprietorship. The firm was incorporated in 2005, with the main office located in Santa Cruz, California. Rebecca Dees is the sole shareholder.

Rebecca (Becky) Dees graduated from San Jose State in 1993 with a BS in civil engineering. Becky graduated with honorable mention and in the top 10% of her class. During her time at San Jose State, she…

Dees & Associates was founded in 2004 by Rebecca Dees as a sole proprietorship. The firm was incorporated in 2005, with the main office located in Santa Cruz, California. Rebecca Dees is the sole shareholder.

Rebecca (Becky) Dees graduated from San Jose State in 1993 with a BS in civil engineering. Becky graduated with honorable mention and in the top 10% of her class. During her time at San Jose State, she was vice-president, and later secretary, of the Civil Engineering Honor Society, Chi Epsilon, and a member of the engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi.

While attending college, Becky worked part-time as a laboratory and field technician at Haro Kasunich & Associates, a geotechnical and coastal engineering firm in Watsonville, California. She continued working for Haro Kasunich & Associates for fourteen years as a project manager, radiation safety officer, laboratory supervisor, and supervisor of the Caltrans construction testing program.

Our clients have included:

  • County of Santa Cruz
  • City of Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz County Counseling Center
  • Cal Poly State
  • Swanton Ranch
  • Sash Mill
  • Norman Bei
  • Fitz Fresh
  • Easy Access Developers
  • VHM Christian School
  • Community Foundation
  • Hamilton Swift Land Use and Development
  • Stephen Graves & Associates
  • Paradise Park
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Dees & Associates – Engineering Reviews

What They Say
Deirdre Des Jardins

September 07, 2013

It is rare to find a consultant who is so professional, courteous to customers, knowledgeable, and cost effective.

Susan Dee Cummins

November 11, 2010

As a Building Designer, I have always recommended Becky Dees & Assoc. to work with my clients. She runs her business professionally and is respectful of the customer. Her reports are vey comprehensive, complete and easy to understand. She is happy to help you work thru any “challenges” on the project. I highly recommend using her services for your soils reports!

Carey Casey, Casey Building Design

March 22, 2010

Dees and Associates has been, for many years, my first choice when I need Geotechnical Engineering services. I always know I can count on Becky for responsive service, intelligent and cost-effective foundation design recommendations, and good value for my clients.

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