Registration:                    8:00 – 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 – 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):       11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:           12:45 – 5:00 pm

Accommodating Multiple Purposes of Site Engineering

   Slope stabilization

   Stormwater management

   Landscape aesthetics

   Engineering for built elements

   Sustainability goals: minimizing disturbance and preserving natural features

Considering the Impact of Soils and Landforms

   Understanding the role of soils

   Soil characteristics, classification and engineering properties

   Understanding the watershed

   Considering high points, low points and plane surfaces

Grading Slopes and Contours

   Obtaining topographic data

   Determining and analyzing slopes

   Visualizing contour lines

   Grading planar surfaces

Digital Site Engineering and Modeling

   Site engineering software

   Site modeling

Site Engineering for Stormwater Management and Erosion Control

   Determining volume and rate of stormwater runoff

   Stormwater modeling

   Evaluating stormwater management techniques

   Reviewing erosion and sediment control principles and processes

Site Engineering Construction Management

   Initiation, planning, execution, and closure

   Managing the contractor

   Quality control

Case Study: Applying Science and Technology to a Site Engineering Problem


     7.0 HSW Contact Hours
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

Landscape Architects
     NJ Approval Pending
     7.0 LACES HSW PDHs

Land Surveyors
     NJ Approval Pending

     Non-Mandatory Continuing Ed.

Floodplain Managers
     7.0 ASFPM CECs

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 7.0 HSW contact hours to architects and 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in most states, including New Jersey and New York.

This event has been approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Courses approved by the qualify for New Jersey architects, and HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700).

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida is deemed an approved continuing education provider for New York architects via the AIA. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

HalfMoon Education has applied for course approval for New Jersey landscape architects and land surveyors, both of which are pending.

The Landscape Architect Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 HSW PDHs.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this course for 7.0 CECs.

This seminar also offers a non-mandatory education opportunity for contractors; it has not been approved in any state which has a CE requirement for contractors.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Joseph W. Delaney, P.E., PgMP, CCM, LEED AP

President and General Manager at Delaney CMS in Union Springs, New York

Dr. Delaney is president and general manager of the construction management services group at Delaney CMS in Union Springs, New York. He is the former president of C&S Design Build Inc., C&S’s program and construction management company, where he started the agency construction management business. In his 12-year career there, he developed it into the fastest-growing and most profitable of the firms’ business units. At C&S, Dr. Delaney was responsible for more than $1 billion in completed projects in the education, municipal, wastewater, airport, and private development sectors. In his 25 years as a construction professional, he has served in many roles including those of project engineer, design coordinator, superintendent, construction manager, program manager, general manager, and president. Dr. Delaney is a licensed professional engineer, holds the program management professional (PgMP®) credential, is a certified construction manager (CCM®), and is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) accredited professional. Dr. Delaney is the only person in the world with all these credentials. In addition, he is an expert critical path method scheduler and has presented both nationally and internationally on construction, project, and program management. Dr. Delaney received his bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He enjoys sharing his experience leading teams, and he has provided management training to senior management including his colleagues at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Senior Executive Institute and at Fortune 500 companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Inc., and L3 Communications. Dr. Delaney was recently the keynote speaker at the Tri-State Diversity Summit where he shared Delaney CMS’s (a woman-owned business enterprise) vision for equality and empowerment. He is also a professor in the Construction Management Department at Southern Mississippi University. He recently published a university textbook titled Construction Program Management by CRC Press. The textbook is used to teach undergraduate and graduate students and by practitioners to help them formulate a process-based approach for management of large projects and programs.