NWCEL Northwest Council of Engineering Labs

Become a
Special Inspector

›› Introduction
›› License Types
›› Types of Work


Inspection Courses

Reinforced Concrete:
›› Batch Plant
›› Concrete II
›› Concrete Intensive
›› Pre/Post-Tension
›› Shotcrete Intro.
›› Shotcrete Recert.

Steel & Welding:

›› Steel & Welding I
›› Steel & Welding II
›› Steel & Welding Intensive

Masonry Inspection

Ultrasonic Technician
›› Certification Program

Magnetic Particle Testing Level II

Special Inspector Certification Renewal

Lateral Framing Special Inspection

Proprietary Anchors Inspection

Plan Reading

›› In-Place Density
›› Embankment and Base
›› Aggregate
›› Asphalt II

Masonry: Construction

Masonry:  Construction and Inspection Applications of the International Building Codes

Mondays & Thursdays, 03/04/2019 - 03/21/2019
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: Redmond Community Center Marymoor Village | 6505 176 Ave NE, Redmond WA 98052, Room 204

This course will cover inspection, construction, movement joints, cold/hot/wet weather construction, reinforcing steel, material sampling and testing, mortar, grout, concrete block, water repellent masonry, clay brick and 2012 IBC.

Topics covered will include masonry materials, sampling and testing masonry, grouting of masonry walls, and seismic requirements.

Materials Required:

1) Reinforced Concrete Masonry Construction Inspector’s Handbook 8th or 9th edition
2) 3 ring binder
3) Pens/pencils
4) Paper for taking notes

Instructor: Chris Christensen, PE. Materials Inspection Manager, AAR Testing Laboratory. Chris is a registered professional engineer in Washington, Alaska and Utah. He is WABO technical director, WABO Supervising Laboratory technician, WABO Special Inspection Field Supervisor and WABO Registered Special Inspector for RC, PC, SC, SM, SSB, SW, FP, and PA. He has been working in the inspection industry for 24 years with experience in all special inspection categories.

Cost: Determined by enrollment - Invoice will be emailed no later than one week after course has ended.

To register: Please fill out the following registration application & email to Thanh Kieu at thanh@nwcel.org: