HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Bryan Agee, Sr. and 2 more

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Louisville, KY

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 15764

Product Number: 19 KYSIUIBC 2 28 CDMN LH

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.
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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 Inspections

   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


Bryan Agee, Sr.

CWI, NDT Level II, NACE Level II, Senior NDT Inspector and Senior Special Inspector for CSI

Mr. Agee has over 30 years of experience in welding and weld inspection-related projects. His experience includes all aspects of NDT and inspections related to steel including manufacturing, mining, railroad, new construction, and aerospace industries. His specific areas of expertise include visual inspections per the AWS D1.1 structural steel, NDT methods such as VT, DRT, UT, MT and PT. Mr. Agee’s career began after completing a two-year welding course and working in the field as a certified welder for 12 years. In the last 20 years he has had the opportunity to expand his career in the field of inspection, performing special inspections on many projects ranging from new construction such as single story buildings to projects such as the mobile launch pad for NASA that was over 40 stories. Mr. Agee has performed special inspections for hospitals, bridges, dams, and Disney Theme park to performing phased array ultrasonics for Space-X and Universal Studios Cabana Bay Beach Resort. He has also been certified in aerospace working for companies such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin, NASA and Space-X during his career.

Joseph S. Cooke, PE

Principal and Director of Engineering at Consulting Services Incorporated (CSI)

Mr. Cooke grew up around construction projects. His work experience includes services in the geotechnical, construction, construction testing/inspection and environmental engineering fields. Mr. Cooke’s project experience includes projects as large as 1,000 acres, buildings as large as 1.5 million square feet, “portfolio” work on as many as 40 projects in one package, and linear projects as long as 40 miles. His specific specialties include earthwork and soil issues, construction materials and project performance, forensic analysis of geotechnical and materials issues, large project planning and geotechnical-related construction planning and analysis. Mr. Cooke has provided geotechnical engineering on over 1,500 projects in more than 15 states.

Scott Gevedon

MSI, CWI, Project Manager, Senior Special Inspector for CSI

Mr. Gevedon has over 20 years of experience in diverse and challenging fields and is one of only eight master special inspectors in Kentucky. His experience includes special inspections, material testing and geotechnical laboratory testing for projects involving, earthwork, concrete, reinforcing steel, masonry, structural steel, firestop for penetrations and joints, spray applied fire-resistant materials and geosynthetics. Mr. Gevedon has integrated his knowledge of special inspections and materials testing activities throughout the years to effectively inspect field construction with multiple site contractors. His experience includes being employed as a lead technician for one million square foot distribution centers to 17-story high-rise structures to 60-acre landfills. Mr. Gevedon’s experience also includes being employed as Construction Materials Testing Department manager which involved direct client interaction, scheduling oversight, managing and training of field technicians, financial management, business development, review of field and lab data, project coordination and oversight for projects.