HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Chase Kryger and 2 more

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 15050

Product Number: 18 UTSIUIBC 3 21 CDMN JB

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:


This audio recording is approximately 7 hours in length and is available for $289 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

How to Use

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The USB+PDF package includes either an Mp3 audio recording of a live seminar, or video recording of a live webinar on a USB thumb drive along with a PDF file of the manual that was distributed at the seminar/webinar. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

The webinar video recording requires completion of a follow-up quiz with 80% or greater accuracy (multiple attempts allowed) in order to download a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities varies widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.
The Mp3 audio recording contains embedded number codes, which you are required to document and return to HalfMoon if you wish to obtain a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities varies widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

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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
   Pre-construction meeting
   Report distribution

Soil and Foundation Inspections

   Existing soil conditions
   Site preparation
   Shallow foundations
   Deep foundations

Concrete and Masonry Construction Inspection

   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

Steel Inspections

   Shop fabrication
   Bolted connections
   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
   Smoke control

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


Chase Kryger

AWC Special Inspector at CMT Engineering Laboratories
Mr. Kryer joined CMT in 2013 as an AWC special inspector. Mr. Kryer has over 11 years’ experience in the steel industry providing quality control inspection at SME Steel Contractors for seven years and as a pipe fitter and welder at SME for three years. His current role at CMT is project manager for the Northern Utah area. Mr. Kryer holds certification in steel, welding, ultrasonic testing, magnetic particle testing, ICC structural masonry and ICC structural steel and bolting.

Charlie Trujillo

Marketing Manager at CMT Engineering Laboratories
Mr. Trujillo joined CMT in 2013 as the marketing manager. Mr. Trujillo oversees the marketing for special inspection and materials testing services as well as the geotechnical engineering for the entire organization. He brings over 32 years of experience in the testing industry all of which have been in the intermountain front. He has provided the administration and quality control management for both field and laboratory operations on many projects including medium and high-rise structures as well as civil roadway and rail projects. His involvement with UTA’s Light Rail went from the corridor and all the way to the University Hospital. He also worked and managed many high-rise projects that make up the Salt Lake skyline today. Mr. Trujillo has overseen many contracts at the Salt Lake International Airport for both geotechnical and material testing, and he has maintained a multi-year steel testing and inspection contract and two years of an on-call materials testing and special inspection contract. Mr. Trujillo is involved with well over $1 billion in construction each year. He provided quality control oversight on all of the IHC Hospitals and most clinics built in Utah since 2004. In addition, he was part of the team that provided the testing and inspection services for the Utah Data Center project in Lehi, Utah. This massive NSA Data Center was well over $1.6 billion in construction. Prior to joining CMT, Mr. Trujillo was general manager/principal for Consolidated Engineering Laboratories.

Doug Watson

President of CMT Engineering Laboratories
Mr. Watson joined CMT in 2000. As president of CMT Engineering Laboratories, he is responsible for the overall management of the company which services include PEPG Consulting – Civil Engineering, Surveying, Project Management and CMT Engineering Laboratories - Geotechnical, Materials Testing, Special Inspections, Inorganic Analysis, Asphalt Binder and Emulsions Testing, Concrete Petrography, and Precision Calibration. Mr. Watson brings over 35 years’ experience and knowledge in the materials testing industry. Over the years he has been involved in material evaluation, forensic investigations, product research and design of both HMA and PCCP pavement. His specialized training includes: advanced design and troubleshooting, pavement rehabilitation, and advanced troubleshooting of Portland cement concrete. Mr. Watson’s experience in hot mix asphalt design and QA/QC testing is unmatched throughout Utah. CMT Engineering Laboratories maintains three highly qualified design laboratories and provides exceptional quality controland research and development work in the state primarily due to Mr. Watson’s knowledge and expertise. Mr. Watson has extensive knowledge in UDOT, FAA, Army Corp of Engineers, and BLM specifications, and his company has performed services for major structural and civil projects requiring one or more of these specifications. CMT Engineering Laboratories, under the leadership of Mr. Watson, has received multiple awards from the American Concrete Association, American Concrete Paving Association and was awarded UDOT’s Consultant Laboratory of the year 2009-2014, 2016.