Construction Inspection & Materials Testing

Licensed/Certified Technicians Provide Flexibility and Constructions Savings

With our commitment to excellence and continuing pursuit of technological advancement, BSK provides our clients quality construction inspection and materials testing. BSK’s diversified personnel, backed by our certified testing laboratories, provide an inspection and testing program for all project requirements.

Members of our technical staff work under the supervision of Professional Engineers and are certified in various disciplines by the following agencies:

  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL)
  • American Welding Society (AWS)
  • California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
  • Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory (CCRL)
  • Division of the State Architect (DSA)
  • International Code Council (ICC)
  • National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET)

Our experienced technical personnel have provided special inspections for schools, public buildings, hospitals, and medical buildings on behalf of following organizations:

  • Division of the State Architect
  • Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
  • U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
  • U.S. Department of the Interior

In addition to providing quality assurance in accordance with the California Building Code, Section 1701, we have also developed quality control plans and work plans for states, the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

BSK has provided services to the following markets:

  • Transportation
  • Water
  • Commercial/Retail
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Telecommunications
  • State & Local Governments

BSK has multiple materials testing laboratories with capabilities to perform applicable tests. Our field and laboratory crews routinely use destructive and non-destructive testing equipment for testing of:

  • Concrete
  • Shotcrete
  • Structural steel
  • Asphalt concrete
  • Structural masonry
  • Soils and aggregates
  • High strength bolts
  • Structural steel welding
  • Floor flatness
  • Reinforcing steel
  • Built-up roofing
  • Proof loads
  • Soil compaction
  • Permeability of soil, concrete and rock cores
  • Non-destructive reinforcing steel location

Engineers With Diverse Experience Provide Failure and Damage Claim Investigations

BSK’s civil and geotechnical engineers combine professional training with construction consultation experience to evaluate a broad range of failures and damage and injury claims. BSK provides field investigations, testing laboratory services, professional reports, deposition statements and/or deposition consultation and expert testimony. BSK’s forensic investigation clients include:

  • Insurance and finance
  • Government agencies
  • Developers
  • Attorneys
  • School districts
  • Contractors