Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector

OVERVIEW

A Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector is a person who has demonstrated proficiency in concrete inspection methods for transportation projects, including preplacement, placement, and post-placement operations.

A Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector-in-Training is a person who has demonstrated knowledge in concrete inspection methods for transportation projects, but does not have the experience required to qualify as an ACI Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector.

REGISTRATION FEES

Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector Certification/Recertification Member: $575 Non Member: $650

Registration Fee includes ACI Study Guide CP31(please see attached list of technical resource materials included in CP31), written exam and plans reading exam.  This is a self-study course, there is no review session.

Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector-in-Training Member: $575 Non Member: $650

Registration Fee includes ACI Study Guide CP31(please see attached list of technical resource materials included in CP31), written exam and plans reading exam.  This is a self-study course, there is no review session.

Written Exam Only Member: $200 Non-Member: $275


For those individuals who failed their written exam on their first testing attempt.  Fee includes written exam (no study guide). This is a self-study course, there is no review session.

Plans Reading Only  Member: $100 Non-Member: $175

For those individuals who failed their plans reading exam on their first testing attempt.  Fee includes plans reading exam (no study guide). This is a self-study course, there is no review session.

SCHEDULE

TESTING

Saturday

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Written Exams
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Plans Reading Exams

 

*Times and days are subject to change without notice.
There is absolutely no photography, audio or video recording allowed at the training, review, or testing sessions.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT

Individuals requesting special accommodations enabling them to participate in ACI certification examinations must submit a letter from their primary physician to the Las Vegas Chapter ACI describing the physical challenge and providing a proposed solution (i.e. more time, a reader for the questions, physical assistance, etc.).  The Las Vegas Chapter ACI will forward the request and physician’s letter to ACI for direction.  Since the notification and formulation of appropriate accommodations takes time, candidates must make their request and submit the physician letter to the Las Vegas Chapter ACI at least three weeks prior to a certification examination session to formulate appropriate accommodations, arrange for their availability at the session, and accept the registration.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Participant can cancel registration by emailing a request to [email protected] five (5) business days prior to a certification training/testing/seminar/or chapter event to receive a refund of the registration fees less the cost of study materials. Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the event by emailing [email protected]

SCOPE AND KNOWLEDGE

This knowledge can be found on the Job Task Analysis (JTA):

JTA for ACI Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector Certification

The JTA is a detailed list of specific points of knowledge that may be included in the examinations for this ACI Certification program. ACI urges candidates to use the JTA to prepare for the certification exams.

A Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector is a person who has demonstrated proficiency in concrete inspection methods for transportation projects, including preplacement, placement, and post-placement operations.

A Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector-in-Training is a person who has demonstrated knowledge in concrete inspection methods for transportation projects, but does not have the experience required to qualify as an ACI Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector.

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

The program requires a knowledge of concrete construction, including plan reading, soil-cement, piling installations, formwork installation and removal, reinforcements, embedments, sampling and testing freshly mixed concrete, conveying, placing, consolidation, finishing, jointing, curing, and protection.

ACI will grant certification only to those applicants who:

  1. Obtain a passing grade on the written inspection examination; and
  2. Obtain a passing grade on the written plans reading examination; and
  3. Fulfill the requirements in ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician—Grade I as follows:
      • Be currently certified as an ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician—Grade I
    OR
      • Have been certified as an ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician—Grade I at one time
    AND
    • Pass the current ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician—Grade I written exam within one year of passing the Inspector exam.*
  4. Possess at least one of the following qualifications:
    • A minimum of two years of college or technical school, earning at least 60 credit hours, PLUS two years of satisfactory work experience; or
    • A high school diploma, or equivalent, PLUS a minimum of three years of satisfactory work experience; or
    • Five years of satisfactory work experience.

*Note: If the written exam and plans-reading exam are passed on separate dates, the one year period for passing the ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician—Grade I written exam begins on the date of the first exam passed.

The work experience must include:

  • Decision-making authority and responsibility;
  • Verification of compliance with plans, specifications, and codes;
  • Evaluation of concrete construction in the field;
  • Documentation and reporting of inspection results; and
  • Proficiency in appropriate areas of concrete construction inspection.

 

Verification of the amount and range of work experience by the applicant's employer(s) is required.