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Founded in in 1988, GFA International, Inc. (GFA) is a full-service Engineering Firm providing Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Consulting, Construction Materials Testing and Inspections, Building Code Compliance, and Health & Safety Consulting Solutions.  The entrepreneurial spirit and dedicated leadership of our founders, Frank Frione and Fred Kaub, have helped GFA grow and expand our service offerings to numerous clients in the public and private sectors.

GFA operates offices strategically located to service clients throughout the State of Florida and beyond. Our team of professionals is comprised of civil, structural, geotechnical, and environmental engineers, geologists, and industrial hygienists, construction inspectors and technicians; multi-discipline building code experts and support staff.  The experience of their team presents a firm that is highly qualified to accomplish projects varying in size, scope, or complexity.

With an emphasis that has always been to aggressively pursue the interests of our clients, GFA has forged a reputation within the engineering and construction community for our technical knowledge, rigorous standards and added value through innovative abilities. Our success can be exhibited by their tenure with clients, many of whom they have served for over 25 years.


Do You Know Sonic?

In addition to direct push and conventional drilling, UES also offers Sonic drilling services. Our fleet includes a Terra Sonic TSi 150 Compact Crawler  and a Geoprobe 8140LS Sonic Drill Rigs. Using sonic energy, sonic drill rigs achieve fast, clean, low-impact drilling in a wide variety of geotechnical, environmental, mineral drilling, and sampling applications.

UES’s sonic drilling services can offer you superior sample collection, drilling waste minimization, a rapid drilling process, well construction without the impacts of borehole collapse and a high level of added safety the hands-free rod handling system… In summary, a superior drilling experience.

GFA TSi (Terra Sonic)150 Compact Crawler Sonic Drill Rig

GFA International is now UES


We are excited to announce that GFA International is now part of the UES family of companies, a nationwide leader providing Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing and Inspection, Building Code Compliance, Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety, and Building Envelope services.

Now serving you as UES, we remain committed and focused on providing the same practical solutions and exceptional customer service you have trusted and have come to expect from Team GFA.

We look forward to continuing to serve you!