Services

Breadth and depth of practical expertise

Noble Consultants has developed the breadth and depth of practical expertise to provide a comprehensive array of services. Services that result in effective solutions in both the short and the long term.

By working closely with clients at each stage of a project, Noble has built an impressive track record of delivering projects that successfully meet the most exacting requisites.

Click on any of the areas below to see a full list of services we provide.

Site Investigations / Feasibility Studies

  • Site Reconnaissance
  • Beach Surveys & Transects
  • Review & Evaluation of Existing Site Improvements
  • Evaluation of Proposed Site Improvements
  • Recommendations for New Site Improvements
  • Engineering Feasibility Analysis
  • Economic Feasibility Analysis

Surveying/Field Monitoring

HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYS

  • Precision Hydrographic Surveys & Underwater Inspection
  • Shallow Water Harbor and Wetland Bathymetry
  • Multi-Beam Surveys
  • Dredge Plans
  • Pre & Post Dredging Surveys & Dredgeable Material Volume Computations
  • Damage Assessment Surveys
  • Sea Floor Mapping & Side Scan Sonar Surveys
  • Ocean Current & Water Temperature Monitoring
  • Sea & Swell (Wave) Instrumentation & Monitoring
  • Water Quality Measurement
  • Tidal Studies
  • Dye Studies

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LAND SURVEYING

  • Topographical Surveying
  • Boundary Surveys
  • Encroachment Surveys

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MARINE GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEYING

  • Vibracoring
  • Sub-Bottom Profiling
  • Magnetic Surveys
  • Reflection & Refraction Surveys

WETLAND AND ESTUARINE STUDIES

  • Shallow Water Mapping
  • Circulation Studies
  • Tidal Studies
  • Water Quality Monitoring

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EQUIPMENT

  • Survey Vessels
  • Leica/Magnavox MX 400 DGPS
  • Hypack Max Survey Package
  • Imagenex Model 858 Sonar Processor
  • Imagenex Side Scan Sonar
  • Imagenex Profiling Sonar
  • Innerspace Model 448 Precision Depth
  • Sounder
  • Microtide Tide Gage
  • Geodimeter 510 Total Station
  • Other miscellaneous survey items and equipment

Planning / Regulatory Permitting

  • Site Layouts & Development
  • Waterfront Facility Planning
  • Master Planning of Waterfront & Shoreline Projects
  • GIS Integration
  • Local, State & Federal Permit Processing
  • Presentations & Meetings with Regulatory Agencies
  • Planning Projects to Accommodate Special Permit Conditions

Engineering Analysis

  • Conceptual Design Development
  • Detailed Engineering Analysis
  • Development of Design Criteria
  • Numerical & Hydraulic Modeling
  • Analysis of Existing Facilities & Site Conditions
  • Engineering Recommendations & Reports

Economic Analysis

  • Coastal Storm Risk
  • Riverine Flood Risk
  • Channel Deepening Benefits
  • Vessel Traffic & Commodity Forecasts for Inland & Deep-Draft Waterways
  • Recreation Economic Impacts
  • Recreation Surveys & User Valuation Studies (Contingent Valuation & Travel Cost Methods)
  • Economic Impact Studies with Input-Output (I/O) Modeling
  • Incremental Cost & Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (CE/ICA) for Environmental Restoration Projects

Final Engineering Design

  • Preparation of Final Design
  • Preparation of Supporting Calculations
  • Preparation of Construction Drawings
  • Local Building Permit Processing
  • Engineer Opinion of Construction Cost
  • QA/QC of Final Design
  • Peer Review of Final Designs
  • Value Engineering

Preparation of Contract Documents

  • Preparation of Construction Drawings
  • Preparation of Technical Specifications
  • Preparation of General & Special Specifications
  • Preparation of Contract Agreement
  • Preparation of Bid Documents
  • Preparation of Supporting Documents

Construction Engineering & Management

FINAL DESIGN & BID DOCUMENTS

  • Value Engineering
  • Constructability Review
  • Construction Cost Evaluation
  • Life Cycle Cost Evaluation
  • Claims Prevention Review
  • Contract Documents & Bidding Alternatives
  • Construction Scheduling & Phasing

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CONTRACT BIDDING & AWARD

  • Pre-Qualification of Bidders
  • Solicitation of Bids
  • Pre-Bid Conference
  • Review of Contractor Qualifications
  • Bid Analysis & Contract Award
  • Pre-Construction Conference

CONSTRUCTION

  • Contract Administration
  • Project Document Control
  • Project Cost & Schedule Control
  • Resident Construction Inspection
  • Off-Site Fabrication Inspection
  • Approval of Submittals & Shop Drawings
  • Approval of Contractor Pay Requests
  • Change Order Control & Claims Analysis
  • Progress Construction Meetings
  • Verification of Materials Compliance
  • Verification of Materials Testing
  • Maintain As-Built Record Drawings
  • Project Close-Out & Correction List
  • Post-Construction Monitoring

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