Practical Site Engineering: Science and Techniques
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
Science of Soils
Physical properties of soil
Macroporosity and micropores
State and local rule requirements
Drainage system controls
Sediment traps and basins
Buffer zone requirements
Homebuilder lot BMP compliance
Establish proper building materials handling and storage areas
Establish proper equipment/vehicle fueling and maintenance practices
Develop spill prevention and response plan
Earthwork Safety (by Design)
What is safety by design?
Weight of soil and excavation hazards
Protection of employees and related problems
Soil classification and definitions
What site plans must include
Compacting and soil testing
Primary soil considerations
Surface water, groundwater, paving and surfacing
Excavation specs and haul payments
Construction grade staking
Site Program Management
Strategic vs. tactical thinking
Three themes of program management
7.0 Continuing Ed. Hours
7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
7.0 LA CES HSW PDHs
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects and landscape architects in most states, including New York.
HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for architects and landscape architects via its affiliation with the American Institute of Architects. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New York engineers (NYSED Sponsor No. 35) and New Jersey engineers (Approval No. GP2400000700). HalfMoon Education is also an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, and North Dakota.
This event is approved by the AIA for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW PDHs. Courses approved by the American Institute of Architects qualify for New Jersey architects. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES and LA/CES.
This event offers a continuing education opportunity to contractors but has not been approved by any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.
Joseph W. Delaney, P.E., PgMP, CCM, LEED APPresident 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.