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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)


Presented by:
Joseph W. Delaney, P.E., PgMP, CCM, LEED AP

Agenda Day One
Science of Soils
Physical properties of soil
Soil structure
Subsurface structure
Blocky structure
Bulk densities
Macroporosity and micropores

Storm Water Management
State and local rule requirements
Drainage system controls
Sediment traps and basins
Buffer zone requirements
Slope stabilization
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
Underground installations
Water accumulation
Protection of employees and related problems
Soil classification and definitions

Agenda Day Two
Site Plans
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
Program governance
Three themes of program management
Project phases


 Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

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Professional Engineers:
7.0 PDHs

7.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA:     (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
7.0 LU|HSW

Landscape Architects:
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 Professor of Practice in Construction Engineering/Management at the University of Memphis. He is also the General Manager of the Construction Management Services group at Delaney CMS in Byhalia, 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, New Jersey, 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 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.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

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 Objectives:

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

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.


USB MP4/PDF Price: $299.00


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