©2018 by The Robert B. Balter Company.

SPECIAL INSPECTIONS, CONSTRUCTION QA & INSPECTION

Balter provides Special Inspection, Construction Inspection, and Quality Assurance Services to a wide variety of clients for decades.  Special Inspections projects have included airports, mixed-use developments, treatment plants, municipal facilities and a wide range of other projects.  

To provide the highest of standards, Balter has an aggressive in-place certification training program (CTP) for field technicians.  Our CTP os designed to impart a clear understanding of the objectives and procedures for QA/QC.  Technical staff supports in-house written and performance examinations and personnel certification from national and regional bodies such as ICC, NICET, MARTCP, NASSCO, WACEL, ACI, and IBC.  Our inspection and testing staff are supervised and supported by an exceptional group of highly credentialed and experienced senior professionals.  This team approach ensures a higher standard of quality from the beginning to the end of your project.

EARTHWORK, FOUNDATIONS, AND RETAINING SYSTEMS

  • Mass Grading

  • Soil Stabilization 

  • Building Pad Construction

  • Utility Installation and Trench Backfill

  • Support of Excavation Systems (tiebacks, nailing, lagging, and anchors)

  • Dewatering Systems

  • Retaining Walls

  • Sheeting and Shoring

  • Mechanically Stabilized Earth Structures

  • Earth Retaining Systems

  • Stormwater Managment Facilities

  • Bearing Capacity

  • Subgrade Preparation

  • Caissons

  • Geopiers

  • Piles - Driven and Augered

  • Load Testing

CONCRETE PLACEMENT AND REINFORCING STEEL

  • On-Site Concrete Placement Inspection

  • Reinforcing Steel Inspection

  • Lightweight Concrete

  • In-Situ Coring

  • Rebound Hammer Testing

  • Floor Flatness Testing

  • CMU Block and Prisms

  • Grout & Mortar

  • Concrete Beams

ROADWAYS, PAVEMENTS & RUNWAYS

  • Subgrade Preparation

  • Fill placement inspection

  • Proofroll Inspection

  • Asphalt Placement Inspection

  • Asphalt Plant Inspection

  • Concrete Placement Inspection

   STRUCTURES

  • Pressure Grouting

  • Underpinning

  • Critical Structures

  • Reinforcing Steel

  • Cast in-place Concrete

  • Precast Concrete

  • Pre-Stressed Concrete

  • Post-Tensioned Concrete

  • Non-Destructive Testing (Concrete)

  • Batch Plant Inspections

  • Waterproofing

  • Masonry Construction

  • Structural Steel

  • Fabrication Shop Inspections

  • Non-Destructive Testing (Structural Steel)

  • Sprayed-On Fireproofing

    OTHER INSPECTIONS

  • Floor Flatness

  • Paint Coatings

  • ADA Compliance Modifications

  • Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing

  • Fire/Water System Installations

  • Tank Inspections

  • Roofing Materials

  • Specialized Landfill Requirements

  • Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP)

  • Manhole Rehabilitation

  • Carbon fiber reinforcement testing