Construction Materials Testing
Investing in Construction Materials Testing (CMT) early on can save you time, money, and headaches down the road. Shield’s CMT services can help you minimize surprises and make informed decisions about your project whether it is residential, commercial, federal, or general. Our highly-trained engineers and lab technicians are experienced in testing a full range of construction materials and processes.
Shield regularly provides CMT services such as:
- Earthwork Monitoring
- Soil Density Testing
- Foundation Monitoring
- Structural Steel
- Foundation Bearing Verification
- Reinforcing Steel Verification
- Concrete Testing
- Structural Masonry
- Seismic Site Classification & Refraction Microtremor (ReMi) Testing
- Inclinometer Measurement Services
- Floor Flatness & Levelness Testing
- …and more.
Construction Quality Assurance
Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) is the prevention of quality problems through planned and systematic activities or simply put, it ensures that quality is “built in” at the front end rather than at the back end of a project. Shield can help ensure quality is built into your project from day one by working with your team to create benchmarks, best practices, and on-site quality commitments for the duration of your job. Whether your construction project has incurred design changes that need to be fully integrated or you just want to lay the foundation for measurable, actionable quality goals for its duration, call Shield today to talk about how we can be of assistance.
Construction Quality Control
Construction quality control (CQC) typically involves insuring compliance with minimum standards of material and workmanship in order to insure the performance of the project is according to the design. Shield provides CQC on various types of construction projects including private, municipal, and federal. Our skilled and experienced technicians, provide reliable test results, and consistent project management which makes us a preferred partner in the field. Shield’s staff includes professional engineers, geologists, scientists, and technicians who have over 100-years of combined experience as well as inspectors with over 10-years of construction and soil liner inspection experience. To date, we’ve been involved in over 200 CQC construction projects throughout the southeastern United States and beyond.
If your project contains a construction element, we can help. Shield has decades of experience working with developers, commercial construction firms, and federal building projects that makes us industry experts when it comes to construction and testing techniques. Give us a call today to find out more about how our expertise can benefit your operation.