Will familiarize the inspector with
the terminology, equipment and process details pertaining to pile
Will provide the inspector with the
knowledge and understanding of Foundation Plans, Standard
Specifications (Section 455), related Specifications, and related
details of the Construction Project Administration
The course describes the
inspector's role from the casting of the pile to the final step of
pile installation including: Types of Piles and Acceptance of
Piles; Pile Driving Systems (Piles, Hammers, cranes, Soils); Pile
Installation (Jetting, Pre-Drilling, Preforming, Cushions, Driving
Stresses, Bearing); QA Guidelists; Pile Acceptance; Pay Quantities
(including home work and problems).
Provides instruction on the use of the
Department's electronic pile driving documentation computer program,
including the transfer of data to the Department's database.