CM Inspector Training Workshop - Virtual

Description :


The Construction Management Inspector Training Workshop is limited to 40 attendees. It consists of 16 education hours spread out over the course of four 4-hour classes held Thursday and Friday mornings. The class qualifies for 1.6 CEUs approved by APWA National and DOH for water certification.

Dates: November 30, December 1, 7, & 8

Time: 8:00am - 12:15pm

Cost: $600 APWA Members / $620 Non APWA Members

Learn new tips and techniques to complete your job correctly, safely, on time and on budget. Participants will receive the Participant Guide Book – a great for reference once in the field. The book reflects the specifics of the WA State geographic, trends, and requirements. It also has two chapters focused on federally funded project’s documentation processes and procedures and sustainable construction practices. 


Sam Yaghmaie, PE, LEED AP

Sam has 30 years of experience in field inspection, construction materials engineering, design, construction materials QA/QC, geotechnical engineering, and Construction/project management of multiple public and private projects. Sam is currently a participant in revising the APWA national inspector’s Inspection Guide Book and has presented multiple Inspector’s Training Workshop for the past 8 years. He has managed design and construction of transportation, transit, public buildings, dams, tunnels, high rises, and water& wastewater infrastructures in WA. Highlights of Sam’s construction projects include METRO KC Original Tunnel in Downtown Seattle, multiple transportation projects for Seattle DOT; Sound Transit; WSDOT, Cedar River Dam, Seattle Central Library, Brightwater WWTP, and WA State Convention and Trade Centers. Sam has been the Chair of National APWA Sustainable Transportation Subcommittee, APWA WA Construction Management Committee, and past president of CMAA WA during the past 10 years. He has been engaged in multiple public speaking and has published his technical articles at local and national magazines.

By attending this workshop, you will be better able to:
  • Analyze how agencies and contractors see the inspector’s role
  • Manage your projects better, realizing inspector’s role
  • Document your federally funded projects to ensure proper federal funds reimbursement to your agency
  • Identify how project management tools are used to prioritize, sequence and schedule tasks
  • List various methods to communicate with residents, businesses, the public and media
  • Apply current sustainable construction practices on your projects
  • Describe the general requirements for environmental management on a public works project site
  • Develop a project schedule using Critical Path Management
Course Sections that will be presented are:
  1. A Basic Overview
  2. Communication
  3. Documentation
  4. Risk Management  
  5. Pre-Construction Planning
  6. Regulatory Overview
  7. Earthwork Part 1 - Land Use Issues
  8. Earthwork Part 2 - General Construction Practices and Procedures
  9. Earthwork Part 3 - Soil Characteristics, Testing and Evaluation
  10. Construction Safety
  11. Underground Pipe Gravity Line
  12. Underground Pipe Installations
  13. Underground Pipe-Pressurized Line
  14. General Concrete Inspection
  15. Street and Surface Improvements HMAC
  16. Street and Surface Improvements PCCP
  17. General Structural Steel
  18. Scheduling
  19. Close-out Procedures


Event Date & Time:

11/30/2023  12:00 AM - 12/8/2023  12:00 AM

Venue :

WA , 98607

Contact Person :

Sam Yaghmaie
Email :
Phone : (206) 898-5594
Company : Kennedy Jenks


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