What We Do

At Subtronic, we understand that our modern society depends on the maintenance and intelligent construction of the utilities that we rely on every day. Since its inception, Subtronic’s full range of underground utility surveys and geophysical services has saved lives and millions of dollars for public and private sector clients throughout the world.

We believe that one of the keys to Subtronic’s continued success and growth is our ability to provide professionals such as yourself with the information you need to expedite the safe completion of your project.

Our Clients

We serve a diverse clientele base, including:

  • Cities
  • Counties
  • Municipalities
  • Utility Companies
  • Military Installations
  • Environmental firms
  • Contractors
  • Consulting Engineers

Our Services

Utility Locating

Very few detailed records of underground utilities exist even for recent work

CCTV Pipe Inspection

CCTV inspections can be used to determine current sewer conditions and to aid in the planning of a sewer maintenance program. Investing in proactive measures to improve performance levels of sewer systems will pay dividends over the long run. 

Geophysical Surveys

These determine various physical properties of the Earth, and in our line of work, the immediate subsurface.


Using non-destructive water or air vacuum technology, Subtronic can quickly, safely and economically excavate in areas inaccessible to conventional digging equipment.

Our People

Subtronic understands that every job is unique and has its special requirements, which is why all of its employees have a detailed knowledge of our services and how they can best serve our client’s needs. CEO Jon Taylor has managed major national projects. Including the mapping of nearly 1000 miles of fiber-optic cable, between Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Chicago. As well as everyday management of the company, Jon is also responsible for all training of new staff and oversees all project management. He still enjoys some fieldwork in what he believes is the best place in the world to work.



We understand that our modern society depends on the maintenance and intelligent construction of the utilities that we rely on every day.


Founded in 1984 and based in Northern California, we’ve done work throughout the continental United States along with several international locations such as Guam, Middle East, and Europe.


We provide services for Cities, Counties, Municipalities, Military Installations, Environmental firms, Contractors, Consulting Engineers and Utility Companies.

What Clients Say

Recently there was a flood in our building.  We could not find the source of where the water was coming from.  Two leak detector businesses were recommended.  Unfortunately,I called the wrong one first.  They could not find the leak and suggested it was a fluke.

I then called Subtronics and it was a whole different ballgame.  They found the leak immediately.  It was a burst pipe under the slab.  He then proceeded to mark out the path of the pipes coming into the house.  Not only did he find where the leak was coming from; but they took the time to explain what could be done.  He also gave me some great recommendations of plumbers to use to do the job.  I am so grateful for all the wonderful people who helped me resolve the situation on my property.

Why Us

  • Over 35 Years of Experience
  • Our technicians and surveyors are leaders in their field
  • Ability to work with a diverse base of clients for all their subsurface service needs
  • OSHA mandated (SB 1359) “Competent Locator” trained
  • 40hr HAZWOPER and Confined Space certified