Experts - Checking Engineering

Our checking engineers and publicly appointed and sworn experts at GuD check for correctness and conformity to standards in projects. Their expert opinions, checking reports and independent reviews advise the courts in litigations and support the customers in cases of dispute.

Accredited testing services

The GuD Geotechnik und Dynamik Consult GmbH test laboratory is accredited by the DAkkS (Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH) in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005.

Accreditation is valid not only for the scope of tests laid out in the attached documentation [D-PL-14562-01-00].

Certificate_DAKKS - valid until 11-2021.pdf

Federal Railway Authority (German EBA) assessments

Dipl.-Ing. Kerstin Deterding was recognised as a consultant by the Federal Railway Authority (EBA) in the field of geotechnical engineering, specifically earthwork and foundation engineering, and provides support in the preparation and implementation of railway construction projects.

Testing facility according to Section § 29b in conjunction with Section § 26 BImSchG (German Federal Air Pollution Act)

GuD is a Germany-wide recognised consumer protection body, declared as such by the Berlin Senate Department for Environment, Climate and Consumer Protection for the determination of vibrations in the context of the "Law for the protection against harmful environmental effects from air pollution, noise, vibration and similar processes" (Federal Air Pollution Act - BImSchG, Section § 26 measurements at special request).

Certificate_BlmSchG.pdf

Expert inspectors of earthworks and foundation engineering

GuD’s directors Dipl-Ing. Almuth Große, Dr.-Ing. Jens Mittag and Dr.-Ing. Fabian Kirsch are appointed experts in earthworks and foundation engineering in accordance with the German structural inspection regulations (BauPrüfVO), thus we are able to confirm the completeness of geotechnical reports with regard to subsoil description, the information on load-bearing capacity of the ground, and the foundation recommendations.

Test facility according to Section §18 of the German BBodSchG (Federal Soil Protection Act)

GuD is a testing facility and authorised inspection site within the meaning of the Federal Soil Protection Act (BBodSchG). It has been established in defence of harmful soil modifications and the remediation and regulation of soil and contaminant sites as well as the resulting water pollution.

Certificate BBodSchG.pdf

Experts

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kurt-M. Borchert

  • Publicly appointed by the Berlin Chamber of Commerce and sworn expert for construction pits, fill grouting and waterproofing of underground structures


Dipl.-Ing. Kerstin Deterding

  • EBA expert for geotechnical engineering for construction projects in railway construction


Dipl.-Ing. Almuth Große

  • Approved checking engineer of earthworks and foundation engineering
  • Publicly appointed and sworn expert for earthworks and foundation engineering, geotechnical damages and structural waterproofing in areas touching the soil


Dr.-Ing. Fabian Kirsch

  • Approved checking engineer of earthworks and foundation engineering


Dr.-Ing. Jens Mittag

  • Approved checking engineer of earthworks and foundation engineering


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Richter

  • Publicly appointed by the Berlin Chamber of Commerce and sworn expert for foundations, water containment, vibrations in the subsoil