Special Inspections under International Building Code Chapter 17 Seminar
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Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:30 – 5:00 pm
Overview of Special Inspections
General program guidelines
Special inspector qualifications
Testing and inspection agency accreditation
Forms, schedules and agreements
Soil and Foundation Inspections
Existing soil conditions
Concrete and Masonry Construction Inspections
Concrete reinforcement, placement, testing and inspection
Curing concrete, hot- and cold-weather concrete
Prestressed and precast concrete
Masonry inspection frequency and material test methods
Mortar, grout, unit placement and reinforcement
Pre-engineered metal buildings
Wood, Cold-Formed Steel, Wind and Seismic Design
AWC and AISI publication references in Code
Wood and CFS material standards, fasteners and connections
Lateral framing inspection practices
Seismic resistance/isolation systems
Exterior Insulation/Finishes and Fire Resistance/Smoke Control
Exterior insulation and finish systems
Fire resistant materials and sprayed fire-resistive material
Material Standards and Load Tests
Design strength of materials and alternative test procedures
In-situ load tests
Pre-construction load tests
Ethics, Non-Conformances and Final Reports
Inspector authority, conflicts and “soft skills”
Discrepancy documentation, tracking and resolution
Final report, required documentation and distribution
7.0 HSW CEHs
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Building)
Non-Credit CE Hours
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Kentucky.
This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.
This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It is not approved by any state licensing entity for contractor continuing education credit.
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.
CWI, NDT Level II, NACE Level II, Senior NDT Inspector and Senior Special Inspector for CSI
Mr. Agee has over 30 years of experience in welding and weld inspection-related projects. His experience includes all aspects of NDT and inspections related to steel including manufacturing, mining, railroad, new construction, and aerospace industries. His specific areas of expertise include visual inspections per the AWS D1.1 structural steel, NDT methods such as VT, DRT, UT, MT and PT. Mr. Agee’s career began after completing a two-year welding course and working in the field as a certified welder for 12 years. In the last 20 years he has had the opportunity to expand his career in the field of inspection, performing special inspections on many projects ranging from new construction such as single story buildings to projects such as the mobile launch pad for NASA that was over 40 stories. Mr. Agee has performed special inspections for hospitals, bridges, dams, and Disney Theme park to performing phased array ultrasonics for Space-X and Universal Studios Cabana Bay Beach Resort. He has also been certified in aerospace working for companies such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin, NASA and Space-X during his career.
Joseph S. Cooke P.E.
Mr. Cooke’s work experience includes services in the geotechnical, construction, construction testing/inspection and environmental engineering fields. His project experience includes projects as large as 1,400 acres, buildings as large as 1.5 million square feet, “portfolio” work on as many as 75 projects in one package, and linear projects as long as 40 miles. His specific specialties include earthwork and soil issues, construction materials and project performance, forensic analysis of geotechnical and materials issues, large project planning and geotechnical-related construction planning and analysis. He has provided geotechnical engineering on over 1,500 projects in over 15 states.
MSI, CWI, Project Manager, Senior Special Inspector for CSI
Mr. Gevedon has over 20 years of experience in diverse and challenging fields and is one of only eight master special inspectors in Kentucky. His experience includes special inspections, material testing and geotechnical laboratory testing for projects involving, earthwork, concrete, reinforcing steel, masonry, structural steel, firestop for penetrations and joints, spray applied fire-resistant materials and geosynthetics. Mr. Gevedon has integrated his knowledge of special inspections and materials testing activities throughout the years to effectively inspect field construction with multiple site contractors. His experience includes being employed as a lead technician for one million square foot distribution centers to 17-story high-rise structures to 60-acre landfills. Mr. Gevedon’s experience also includes being employed as Construction Materials Testing Department manager which involved direct client interaction, scheduling oversight, managing and training of field technicians, financial management, business development, review of field and lab data, project coordination and oversight for projects.