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Founded In: 1991
Size: 10-19 Employees
Annual Vol: Undisclosed
Minority Business Enterprise Minority Business Concern Small Business Enterprise

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Before and after breaking ground; geotechnical, engineering, environmental, testing, laboratory.

Are you looking for a a progressive, innovative, geotechnical and environmental engineering company that also offers materials testing? An engineering company with decades of public and private sector experience serving the Metro Richmond, Virginia, and surrounding areas?

Overview | Zannino Engineering

  • Founded in 1991
  • Professional engineers and certified laboratory staff
  • Successfully completed numerous public and private sector projects
  • Centrally located office in Richmond, Virginia (RVA)
  • AMRL accredited laboratory conveniently located in the same building as our offices
  • CCRL accredited concrete laboratory

Scott's Addition, the West End, Manchester, and downtown Richmond all have one thing in common. Multiple projects where Zannino Engineering, Inc. (ZEI) has been retained to provide dependable and prompt engineering, geotechnical, environmental and laboratory testing services.

Whether your project is a simple residential soil survey or a large commercial, industrial, or institutional project with a budget in excess of $100 million, Zannino Engineering has the experience to serve you in a safe, reliable, prompt, and competitive manner. Our engineering portfolio of projects is extensive.

With our Richmond office centrally located just off I-95 and I-295, our personnel are able to reach projects in the Richmond Metropolitan Area within minutes. Our RVA location also allows us to effectively serve our clients developing sites throughout Virginia. Sites in areas such as: Central, South Eastern, and Northern Virginia (NOVA).

Conveniently located in the same building, our laboratory is AMRL accredited to perform soil and aggregate testing for the field and laboratory, and a concrete laboratory that is accredited by CCRL for concrete. Both our soil and concrete laboratories have been accredited by USACE which was an accreditation that was obtained during our first year in operation in 1991.Tom Zannino

Our technical staff is certified through ACI, VDOT, and NICET and is multi-disciplined in soils and concrete to enable us to manage large projects with the same technical staff ensuring continuity throughout each project.

The strength of ZEI lies in its long history in Virginia and the years of personal experience of its employees with this firm and other geotechnical and testing firms. All key staff have advanced degrees in civil, geotechnical and environmental engineering and have had unlimited opportunities to apply their education to solving practical problems and servicing design, development and construction professionals. ZEI’s founder, Thomas Zannino has over 35 years of engineering experience with over 30 years in the geotechnical services. |


What We Do

Products/Services Relating to Engineers--Consulting
Products/Services Relating to Site Assessments
Products/Services Relating to Testing Laboratories
Products/Services Relating to Building Inspection & Commissioning

Project Experience

Service Sector:
Public Private
Project Types:
New Alterations/Renovations Interior Fit-Ups Service Work/Repairs
Airport Runway
School / College / University
Hospital / Nursing Home
Hotel / Motel
Apartments & Condominiums
Retail Store
Road / Highway
Sewage / Water Treatment Plant
Jail / Prison
Mixed Use
Design Build
Auto Dealership / Service
Athletic Field

Service Areas

Associations & Memberships

Member of ACI ACI
Member of ACI (Assn. of Construction Inspectors) ACI (Assn. of Construction Inspectors)
Member of AGC AGC
Member of AGC (Associated General Contractors) AGC (Associated General Contractors)
Member of AMRL (AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory) AMRL (AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory)
Member of AMRL Accredited AMRL Accredited
Member of ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)
Member of ASNT ASNT
Member of AWS AWS
Member of AWS (American Welding Society) AWS (American Welding Society)
Member of ICC ICC
Member of ICC (International Code Council) ICC (International Code Council)
Member of NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies) NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies)
Member of SWaM (Small, Women & Minority-Owned) SWaM (Small, Women & Minority-Owned)
Member of VDOT VDOT
Member of VDOT (Virginia Dept. of Transportation) VDOT (Virginia Dept. of Transportation)