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Our consultation, observation and testing services division is staffed by experienced engineering technicians working under the direct supervision of registered professionals. The result is timely response to your project's needs. Our staff of multi-trained engineering technicians can perform observation and field testing in multiple phases of your earthwork project, substantially reducing costs. Youngdahl is a member of the California Council of Testing and Inspection Agencies (CCTIA) and our multi-certified, professionally trained engineering technicians receive training concurrent with changing industry standards and regulations.

Our consultation, observation and testing services include:

  • Quality control/quality assurance of engineered fill and materials
  • Sampling of manufactured and borrow source materials
  • Observation, testing and monitoring during retaining wall construction
  • Field testing of utility trench backfill
  • Observation of foundation excavations
  • Sub-grade preparation, pavement base course, asphaltic concrete
  • Drainage inspections
  • Observation and monitoring during geotextile installation
  • Observation and testing during chemical stabilization applications

Special Inspection Services

Our special inspection services division is staffed by experienced technicians working under the direct supervision of registered professionals. The result is timely response and clarification to unanticipated field conditions. One multi-trained technician can typically perform numerous tasks during each site visit, substantially reducing costs. We are a member of the Division of States Architects (DSA), LEA Certification #13, California Council of Testing and Inspection Agencies (CCTIA), and our inspectors are certified by the International Code Council (ICC) and A.W.S./C.W.I. Our services include:

  • Structural Reinforced Concrete
  • Drilled Epoxied Anchor Bolts/Rebar
  • Observation and Proof Load Testing
  • Pre-Stressed Concrete
  • Concrete Batch Plant Inspection
  • Shotcrete Application
  • Structural Reinforced Masonry
  • Structural Steel Welding and High Strength Bolting
  • Spray-Applied Fireproofing
  • Non-destructive Testing (N.D.T.)
  • Welding Certification
  • Glued Laminated and Truss Joists Certification