About Us

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Geotechnical Consulting Engineers

We are a small business specializing in Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Testing and Inspection.  We also provide training under FDOT's Construction Training Qualification Program (CTQP). The engineers at Bensatech have more than 19 years of engineering experience in Florida. Dr. Bensa Nukunya, the founder of the company has been providing geotechnical engineering, inspection and testing services in Florida for over 19 years. He has worked on many government and commercial projects including projects for FDOT, Jacksonville Transportation Authority, Jacksonville Ports Authority, City of Gainesville, Gainesville Regional Airport, SJRWMD, SFWMD, City of Jacksonville, etc., and commercial projects ranging from private homes, townhouses, apartments and office buildings to high-rise condos. We have ACI and CTQP certified field and laboratory technicians who have the required experience needed to service your projects. We are here to help with all your geotechnical engineering, materials testing needs and CEI needs. Certificate of Authorization No. 30442FDOT Pre-Qualification: Work groups 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4.1,9.5, 10.1 and 10.3 

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We Specialize in the following areas:

  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Construction Materials Testing
  • Construction Engineering Inspection
  • Field Monitoring
  • CTQP Classes 

Certified SBE and DBE in Florida

FDOT Prequalified - 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4.1, 9.5, 10.1, 10.3

Lab Accredited by CMEC (AASHTO R18). 

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About The Owner - Bensa Nukunya, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Nukunya is a licensed geotechnical engineer with over 20 years’ experience in managing geotechnical engineering and materials testing projects. He has worked as project /manager for FDOT Geotechnical Engineering and Materials Testing Districtwide Contracts for District 2, 4, 6 and Turnpike.  He has also done similar work for other state and local agencies. His work involved design and testing on geotechnical engineering projects, Construction Materials Testing (CMT), Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) services. Projects include roadways and bridges, water treatment plants, sewer and water supply lines, commercial and residential structures, port/coastal facilities, recreational facilities/parks, wetland restoration projects, canal dredging, airport terminals, runways, ports and harbors. Dr. Nukunya has strong technical background in geotechnical and foundation engineering. He has designed numerous pile and drilled shaft foundations for FDOT bridges.  He has also performed field inspection services for drilled shafts, driven plies, concrete, asphalt, soils among others. Dr. Nukunya also teaches FDOT CTQP Classes.

EDUCATION 

MBA, South University, 2013

PhD, Civil Engineering (Materials & Pavements) University of Florida, 2001

MS, Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering) University of Toledo, 1998 

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Science & Technology, Ghana, 1993