Special Inspection

A well designed system of inspection, carried out by experienced professionals, can be one of the most important elements of the construction process. Proper inspection will ensure that the intended design, specifications, drawings, and materials are adhered to, it will reduce project cost by improving efficiency, and it can improve project safety by ensuring that approved processes are followed. Smith-Emery provides various specialized inspection disciplines, methods and techniques, ranging from complete site project teams which may undertake all facets of site inspection, testing and associated technical services, to single individuals performing one day call out inspections. Smith-Emery inspection services include, but are not limited to:

    Concrete Inspection
  • Shoring
  • Foundations
  • Walls/Columns
  • Slab on Grade
  • Elevated Slabs
  • Slabs – Metal Deck
  • Precast Plant
  • Gunite / Shotecte
  • Prestress / Post-Tension
    Masonry Inspection
  • Retaining Walls
  • Structural Walls
  • Stair Shaft
  • Veneer
  • Grouting
  • Repointing
  • Pressure Grouting
    Fireproofing Inspection
  • Thickness Evaluation
  • Density Sampling
  • Repair Application
    Structural Steel Field – Visual Inspection
  • Weld-Frame
  • Weld-Deck
  • Weld-Rebar
  • Weld – Miscellaneous
  • Curtain Wall
  • Procedure Qualifications
  • Welder Qualifications
  • Precast Panel
    Structural Steel Field – Non-Destructive Testing
  • Ultrasonic Testing
  • Magnetic Particle Testing
  • Dye Penetrate Testing
    Structural Steel Shop – Visual Inspection
  • Visual Inspection
  • Material I.D.
  • Quantity Verification
  • Procedure Qualification
  • Welder Qualification
    Structural Steel Shop – Non-Destructive Testing
  • Ultrasonic Testing
  • Magnetic Particle Testing
  • Dye Penetrate Testing