Brimmell Engineering Ltd. is owned and operated by Richard Brimmell, P.Eng. and was started in 2003. Before that Mr. Brimmell was with Levelton Engineering, and has been practicing geotechnical engineering in the Southern Vancouver Island/Gulf Islands area since 1987. The practice is primarily geotechnical, including:

  • Site investigations and geotechnical reports
  • Supervision of ground preparation for foundations, retaining walls and roads
  • Design and construction supervision of various types of retaining walls and other slope stabilization approaches
  • Assessing excavation sideslopes for worker safety
  • Challenging site conditions including structural filling, preloading and piledriving
  • Assessment and remediation of problems involving existing foundations such as settlement, cracking and water ingress  

Mr. Brimmell has also provided numerous expert opinions on various types of legal matters including:

  • Unsatisfactory foundations
  • Excavations encroaching outside property boundaries
  • Property disputes involving runoff or other water problems
  • Slip and fall cases
  • Bicycle accidents


Brimmell Engineering Ltd.

mobile 250.889.3080

Phone: 250.592.7645



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