Different soil is going to give a different type of foundation. It is also important to make sure that erosion is kept in mind while the construction is done. Erosion can have devastating effects on any building, while it is being built. Especially on the foundation of the building.
What are their roles and responsibilities?
Geotechnical engineers have different roles and responsibilities to do on a regular basis. And, it is essential that they have the right qualifications and experience to do their responsibilities correctly.
Their responsibilities are the soil, rock, water, underground water, site and structural conditions of the construction site. They need to know if there is any underground water that needs to be taken into consideration. And, if the soil is solid, or might have potential risks to the foundation of the new building. They also need to consider the rock formations in the area. If this can be a risk factor to the construction.
Things that they will be doing on a daily basis