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Presenter: Robert Overton

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Nashville, TN

Scarritt-Bennett Center
1027 18th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: 615-340-7500

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

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
   Welds
   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

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours

Architects
     7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

International Code Council
     .7 CEUs (Building)

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 continuing education hours to engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Tennessee.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing board for mandatory continuing education credit.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers:

Robert Overton

Associate, RTM Consultants, Inc.

Mr. Overton has been working with building codes and life safety requirements in several capacities for 30 years. As an architectural draftsman, he has worked in several firms where his code knowledge was used to review construction documents and to prepare life safety plans and building code summaries. As a construction contract administrator, Mr. Overton was responsible for maintaining the contractual agreement between the owner and contractor. In this role, he was able to evaluate unforeseen site conditions, provide code-compliant solutions and use his knowledge of the code requirements to better evaluate alternatives proposed by the contractors. As a plans examiner, Mr. Overton worked at the Indiana Building Commissioner’s Office where he reviewed projects for all types of commercial construction. As a building code consultant within a private architectural firm, he has worked with projects for the primary and higher education markets and long-term assisted-living facilities. In the role of associate state architect, Mr. Overton was responsible for building code and life safety compliance for the hospital and retirement homes owned by the State of Indiana. Mr. Overton is a member of the National Fire Protection Association and the International Code Council. He is a certified fire protection specialist and certified fire inspector through the National Fire Protection Association. Mr. Overton is a graduate of Purdue University and has an associates degree in applied science in Architectural Technology and a bachelor’s degree in Construction Technology.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.