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Presenter: Sean Flint

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Seattle, WA

Type: Streamable MP4 Video + PDF Manual

Product Code: 16180

Product Number: 19 WASIUIBC 3 26 MPDF

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:

Description:

This audio recording is approximately 7 hours in length and is available for $269. 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

Streamable/downloadable self-study formats are available approximately 5 weeks after the date of the live event. Please allow up to 4 hours to download the audio file. This time varies greatly depending on internet speed.

The streamable MP4 video self-study package includes a video recording of the presentation as well as a PDF of the manual that was given to attendees. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

You will be required to complete a follow-up quiz with 80% or greater accuracy (multiple attempts allowed) at the conclusion of the presentation if you wish to obtain a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities vary widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.
The downloadable self-study package includes an MP3 format audio recording of a live seminar and a PDF of the manual that was distributed at the seminar. You will be required to download both the audio recording and the manual. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

The audio file 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 vary 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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Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:15 - 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:15 - 5:00 pm


Overview of Special Inspections

   History, terminology and definitions 
   Duties of responsible parties 
   Agency approval and accreditations
   Inspector qualifications 
   Statement of special inspections and special inspection agreements 
   Structural observations


Steel Fabrication, Bolting and Welding

   Fabrication, approved facilities and fabricator QC program 
   Welder and welding inspector qualifications/certifications 
   Welded connections, WPS and testing 
   Bolted connections, fastener qualification and inspection/testing
      procedures 
   Pre-engineered metal buildings


Concrete

   Concrete reinforcement, placement, testing and inspection
   Curing, consolidation, hot and cold weather concrete 
   Prestressed concrete, precast concrete, shotcrete


Masonry

   Inspection frequency, tables A-C 
   Material test methods – unit strength and prisms 
   Block/brick placement, reinforcing and grouting 
   Hot and cold weather requirements


Wood, Cold-Formed Steel, Wind and Seismic

   AWC and AISI publication references in IBC
   Wood and CFS material standards, fasteners and connections 
   Lateral framing inspection practices and procedures 
   Additional requirements for special inspection of systems for seismic 
      resistance/isolation


Soils

   Shallow foundations, in-situ conditions and fill placement 
   Driven deep foundations 
   Cast-in-place deep foundations
   Helical pile foundations


SFRM, EIFS, Fire Penetrations, Smoke Control

   Spray-applied fire resistive material inspection and testing 
   Exterior insulation and finish systems 
   Fire-resistant materials
   Smoke control inspection


Material Standards and Load Tests

   Design strength of materials and alternative test procedures 
   In-situ load tests
   Pre-construction load tests


SI Ethics, Non-Conformances, Final Reports

   Inspector authority, conflicts and “soft skills”
   Discrepancy documentations, tracking and resolution
   Final report issues, required documentation and distribution

Speakers:

Sean Flint

Project Manager/Technical Director, O’Neill Service Group

Mr. Flint works as a project manager and technical director for O’Neill Service Group, a firm engaged in construction quality assurance inspection and materials inspection in Redmond, Washington, and an educator in several disciplines of special inspection. He began his career in special inspection in 1999 for AAR Testing Laboratory in Redmond, working on a wide variety of commercial structures. In 2012 Mr. Flint accepted the position of quality testing supervisor and technical director for O’Neill Service Group. Notable projects include the SR520 Eastside Corridor upgrades as part of the floating bridge replacement projects and the Sound Transit Link light rail S 200th extension. In 2004 he began presenting courses for the Northwest Council of Engineering Labs, a consortium of material testing agencies in the Puget Sound region that provides classroom training for special inspectors. Courses currently presented by Mr. Flint include concrete placement and batch plant inspection, reinforced concrete inspection, structural masonry, shotcrete, lateral wood/cold formed steel framing inspection and proprietary anchors inspection. Mr. Flint has also been part of the pilot program for the ACI/CRSI certified anchor installer program for contractors in the Puget Sound region.