Kansas City Testing & Engineering, LLC (KCTE) was founded in October, 2009 as a woman-owned engineering consulting firm located in Kansas City, Kansas. KCTE is a D/WBE company certified by the KS Dept of Transportation (KDOT) and the IA Dept of Transportation (IOWADOT); as well as a City of Kansas City, MO certified WBE.
KCTE is proud to have brought back the historical name of Kansas City Testing to the local area. The history of our office dates to 1894 when it was founded as Kansas City Testing Laboratory. KCTE offers Construction Materials Engineering and Testing, Geotechnical Engineering, Drilling, and Environmental Consulting services to a wide range of government, municipal, public and private clients. We provide a broad range of integrated services that enable us to take a project from initial exploration through successful design and construction.
As consultants, we assist our clients in defining problems and developing innovative, cost-effective, and environmentally sound solutions. KCTE’s project types include hospitality, retail, parking garages, multi-level structures, and large site development.
Our team members average 19 years of experience working on projects in the Kansas City area. Technicians are certified by ACI, NICET, ICC, AWS, KDOT, and other agencies. They are also certified and trained to operate a nuclear densometer. Field testing is performed using ASTM, AASHTO and other applicable specifications and guidelines. Additionally, our laboratory is accredited by AASHTO and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
With our emphasis on team relationships, key communication processes, capabilities, and capacity to provide the required services, we firmly believe we are the ideal partner rounding out your talented project team.