BHATE Geosciences Corporation (BHATE) provides geotechnical engineering, geophysical applications, construction materials testing and environmental services with quality, service, excellence and safety.  

BHATE (pronounced bah-tay) has grown to prominence and is recognized for high ethical standards, as well as technical and problem-solving expertise in engineering applications and environmental services. These state-of-the-art engineering applications have resulted in innovative solutions and cost savings for clients. 

With headquarters in Birmingham and offices in Alabama (Birmingham, Mobile, Auburn), Florida (Pensacola), and Mississippi (Gulfport and Jackson), we provide engineering and environmental services across the Southeast.  As a minority-owned business, our team is composed of licensed professional engineers, licensed professional geologists, certified technicians, environmental scientists, geophysicists and project managers whose backgrounds and experience provide a practical approach to solving problems. 

Our laboratory is accredited through AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL), multiple state Department of Transportation, Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory (CCRL), and is a US Army Corps of Engineers Validated Laboratory.

BHATE's cross-trained materials engineers and technicians keep abreast of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), Military Standards (MILSTD) and other specifications used on commercial, industrial, transportation and government projects. Laboratory personnel are certified by the American Concrete Institute (ACI), American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), American Welding Society (AWS), National Institute for Certification of Engineering Technologies (NICET), Pre-Cast Concrete Institute (PCI), and Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI), just to name a few.

We find the best engineering solution for your project, delivered on-time, within budget and at a competitive price. Our clients recognize that value is not just about having the lowest price.


BHATE  was founded on the belief that we will serve our clients better than anyone in the industry.  This commitment to our clients' success and responsiveness to client needs is a key ingredient for success.

Our engineers, geologists, environmental scientists, and technicians work closely with project teams from the design phase through construction. This assures practical design solutions, enhanced communication and the ability to address complex site or building problems.  In a specialized profession such as geotechnical and materials engineering, keeping current with technological advancements is essential to design economical foundations and earth structures. Our team draws from past experience and current technology to find the most practical and efficient way to get the job done.


Motivated and Dedicated

Our team members possess a client-oriented Quality, Service, Excellence and Safety philosophy. We respect each other and have a sense of urgency and timeliness. Team members take ownership and are committed to the client and BHATE’s mission.

Accountable and Dependable

Integrity is founded on honesty, accountability and delivery. Employees are responsible for themselves and others. We inspire others to achieve excellence. Being dependable means you complete tasks on time and on budget and solve issues that arise.

Attitude and Consistency

Good attitude is gold. Innovation is backed by hard work.  Our team members are committed to getting the job done right and on time and on budget.

Committed and Passionate

BHATE team members approach every day as if it is an opportunity to do something extraordinary.  We care about the people we work with and the clients we serve and have fun working together as a team.


  • Alabama Concrete Industries Association “Chairman’s Award”
  • American Consulting Engineering Council of Alabama “Excellence Award”
  • American Institute of Architects of Birmingham “Merit Award”
  • Associated Builders & Contractors “Safest in the Industry” & “Excellence in Construction”
  • Associated General Contractors of Alabama "Construction Hall of Fame"
  • Associated General Contractors of Alabama “Top 40 Under 40 in Construction”
  • Birmingham Business Alliance “Business Person of the Year” & “Business of the Year”
  • Birmingham Business Journal “Best in Business”, "Pacesetters Award", "Top 40 Under 40"
  • Birmingham Minority Business Opportunity Committee "Minority Service Firm of the Year"
  • SubAla “Engineering Firm of the Year”
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham “Excellence in Business Top 25”
  • US Chamber of Commerce “Dream BIG Blue Ribbon Award”

Bhate Geosciences Capabilities Statement 2020

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Uday Bhate and Chuck Burgin holding Associated Builders and Contractors Awards
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Bhate Geosciences Pensacola Staff On Construction Site