HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Back to Search

Presenter: Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Day One: Thursday, September 24, 2020
11:00 am - 2:30 pm CDT (including a 30-min. break)

Overview of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Construction

   Uses for UAS in construction
      • Mapping
      • Site reconnaissance
      • Monitor progress
      • Improve safety
   Types of UAS
   Economics of using UAS
   In-house vs. outsource UAS


UAS Regulation, Risk and Liability

   Federal and state regulation of drones
   FAA remote pilot certification
   Potential liability risks
   Commercial drone insurance



Day Two: Friday, September 25, 2020
11:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT (including a 30-min. break)

Construction Site Mapping with UAS

   Benefits
   Software
   Process
   Data analysis and use


Using UAS to Monitor Progress, and Maintain Safety and Quality

   Monitoring construction progress
   Maintaining safety
   Quality control


Post-Construction:
Using UAS to Conduct Periodic Structural Inspections

   High-risk inspections
   UAS inspection capabilities
   Case studies



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 will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.


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.

GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) - macOS Catalina (10.15)


Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled


Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more


For more information, visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

Architects
     6.5 CE Hours
     6.5 AIA LU|Elective



Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 continuing education hours to architects (not HSW) 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), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota. 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 6.5 LU|Elective (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts during the presentation, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).

Speakers:

Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Principal, Hartech Engineering & Consulting, LLC

Mr. Jones, P.E. is president of Hartech Engineering which was founded in 2007 as a multi- discipline civil engineering consulting firm providing infrastructure, development and municipal design services for the public and private sectors. Bringing over 30 years of engineering expertise along with specific state-of-the-art, computer-aided technology to achieve efficient, cost saving design solutions, he also provides hydrology and hydraulic studies and reports along with general civil engineering support for prime consultants to PennDOT or local municipality projects. Mr. Jones is a licensed pilot and studied Military Civil Engineering while serving in the USAF and continues his Masters education locally through Penn State. Additionally, he is also a registered professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Arizona and Georgia.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $199.00

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

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 (cesupport@aia.org 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: Drones in Construction

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This courses examines unmanned aircraft system (UAS) usage in construction, applicable federal and state regulations, potential liability risks, construction site mapping, monitoring construction progress, safety and quality, and post-construction structural inspections.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to describe the applications of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones in construction, including site mapping, site reconnaissance, monitoring progress, and improve worker safety.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference federal and state regulation of drones, discuss FAA remote pilot certification procedures, potential risks associated with drone usage, and available commercial drone insurance.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain the benefits of using UAS technology to monitor the construction progress, maintain safe site conditions, and to ensure project quality standards.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain how drones can be used to conduct post-construction inspections in cases that present high-risks to inspection officials or design/construction personnel.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|Electives

Prerequisites: Familiarity with construction site management and safety

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 08/17/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org 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.