At Blackburn Consulting, we offer comprehensive Construction Services including:
We maintain a large group of inspectors, testers, and engineers that have worked closely with Caltrans staff, cities, counties and public agencies. We currently provide construction management services on several on-call contracts. Our goal is to offer the most cost-effective team that meets your needs.
Our Construction Inspectors are experienced in all facets of public works projects. Many have specialized training and education for various construction procedures and techniques. Most know the Standard Specifications for Public Works, Caltrans Standard Specifications, Construction Standards, the applicable portions of the various uniform building/safety codes, and standard practices for testing and quality assurance.
Our labs perform a wide range of tests for soils, concrete, masonry and hot mix asphalt. We are accredited by the American Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL), Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory (CCRL), Caltrans, and the United States Army Corp of Engineers. We also participate in the AMRL, CCRL and Caltrans proficiency sample programs. Our registered professionals review test results before submittal.
We provide laboratory, materials testing and sampling services for State, County, City and Public Works projects. Our materials testing staff are experienced and certified by Caltrans, NICET, and the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Many of our field staff are certified special inspectors in Soil, Reinforced Concrete, Masonry, Structural Steel, and Fireproofing with the International Code Council (ICC). Our staff provides the experience as well as the professionalism to effectively navigate contractor issues and implement the construction standards and design team's vision.