Practical Site Engineering: Science & Techniques
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Wednesday, December 15, 2021
11:00 am – 3:15 pm CST (incl. a 15-min break)
Friday, December 17, 2021
11:00 am – 2:15 pm CST (incl. a 15-min break)
Joseph W. Delaney, P.E., PgMP, CCM, LEED AP
Agenda Day One
Science of Soils
Physical properties of soil
Macroporosity and micropores
Storm Water Management
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
Agenda Day Two
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
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
AIA: (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
7.0 HSW CE Hours
LA CES: (LA CES credits only available for attending live Webinar)
7.0 HSW PDHs
International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Sitework)
Continuing Education Credit Information
Practical Site Engineering: Science & Techniques
This webinar offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in all states.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.
The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.
The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Sitework (Preferred Provider No. 1232).
Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).
Joseph W. Delaney PhD P.E. PgMP CCM LEED AP
Dr. Delaney is the general manager of the construction management services group at Delaney CMS in Poplarville, Mississippi, and President of Delaney Parametric Design. He is the former President of C&S Design Build Inc., where he started the agency construction management business. 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.
Dr. Delaney is a Licensed Professional Engineer (New York and Mississippi), 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 received his Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Dr. Delaney enjoys sharing his experience leading teams, and he has provided leadership 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 New York State Certified Minority/Woman-Owned Business Enterprise – MWBE) vision for equality and empowerment.
Dr. Delaney is a faculty member and the Program Coordinator for the CM Department at the University of Southern Mississippi. He recently wrote a textbook titled Construction Program Management which was published 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.
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Course Title: Practical Site Engineering: Science & Techniques
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This seven-hour live lecture presentation examines the science of soils, stormwater management, earthwork safety, site planning, and site program management.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able identify characteristics of soils that impact construction, including soil structure, subsurface soils and the presence of water in soils.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to implement best management practices for managing stormwater on construction sites, including sediment traps and basins, buffer zones and drainage control systems.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to adopt earthwork safety practices when working on excavations and underground installations.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to develop site plans for construction projects, including plans for soil testing, water management, grading, staking and paving.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with site design and evaluation
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 06/21/2022
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