New Jersey Special Inspections under the IBC Chapter 17
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Wednesday, February 23, 2022
8:30 am – 4:30 pm EST (incl. a 30-min break)
James D’Aloisio, P.E., SECB, LEED AP
Overview of Special Inspections
Scope and timeline
Statement of special inspections and testing
Special inspector and testing agent qualifications, accreditation
Contracts and conflicts of interest
Soils and Foundation Inspection and Testing
Soil inspection vs geotechnical consultant
Existing soil conditions
Masonry Inspection and Testing
Reinforced masonry pre-grout inspection
Grout testing, mortar prism testing
Concrete Inspection and Testing
Preplacement inspection of forms and reinforcement
Concrete sampling and testing
Post-placement inspection: Curing, etc.
Steel Inspection and Testing
Inspection of steel frames
Weld inspection and testing
Bolt inspection and testing
Pre-engineered metal buildings
Other Steel Inspections
Open-web steel joists
Cold-formed steel framing
Cold-formed steel trusses
Inspection of wood structural elements
Wood fasteners and connections
Architectural wall panels
Metal plate-connected wood trusses
Exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS)
Seismic and Wind Resistance
Inspections, tests, observations
Wind resistance – observations
Load Tests and Material and Test Standards
Discrepancies and Reports
Reports and discrepancy list
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7.0 CPC Credits
7.0 HSW CE Hours
AIA: (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Building)
Continuing Education Credit Information
New Jersey Special Inspections under the IBC Chapter 17
This webinar is open to the public and offers 7.0 CPC credits/PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in New Jersey.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700).
Engineers and architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim the hours earned at this webinar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
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James D'Aloisio P.E. SECB LEED AP
Principal with Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt in Syracuse
Mr. D’Aloisio is a principal with Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt, a structural engineering, landscape architecture, and building envelope services firm in East Syracuse, New York. A graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Mr. D’Aloisio is a registered professional engineer in New York and Massachusetts, and he has been certified by the Structural Engineering Certification Board (SECB) since its inception in 2007. He is a member and past president (1997-1998) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Syracuse Section, and a member of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), the American Concrete Institute (ACI), the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), and the Structural Engineers Association of New York State (SEAoNY). Mr. D’Aloisio is a member of ASCE/SEI’s Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations Committee, the Structural Condition Assessment of Existing Buildings Committee, and the Sustainability Committee. Mr. D’Aloisio received the Order of the Engineer at Syracuse University in 1997. His 30-plus years’ experience as a consulting structural engineer has primarily involved the design of new building structures, additions, and modifications, and analyses, assessments, and investigations of structures and facades. Mr. D’Aloisio has performed structural condition reviews of over 15 million square feet of buildings and has performed over 150 structural forensic investigations. He has presented over 300 times.
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Course Title: New Jersey Special Inspections under the IBC Chapter 17
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines what materials and construction processes are subject to special inspections and testing under the International Building Code, including those for soils and foundations, masonry, concrete, steel, wood, fire-resistant materials, exterior insulation finishes, smoke control, and seismic and wind loads.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify code compliance and testing requirements for soil conditions and foundations, masonry, and concrete.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify code compliance and testing requirements for steel frames, shop fabrication, bolts, connection details, welding, pre-engineered metal buildings, steel decking, cold-formed steel framing, open-weld steel joists, and cold-formed steel trusses.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify code compliance and testing requirements for wood construction, including fasteners and connections, architectural wall panels, and metal plate connected wood trusses.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify code compliance and testing requirements for fire-resistant materials, exterior insulation and finish systems, smoke control, and seismic and wind resistance.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with building materials, construction, and code compliance
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 02/19/2024
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