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C901 Engineering Plan Development & Application

Description:

October 22, 2018
CEU Credits: 8.00

Class Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

CLASS FACILITY LOCATION:
WSDOT Kent Facility

26620 68th Avenue South
Kent, WA 98032

Tuition: $265.00 Member / $330.00 Non-Member

Late Registration Fee of $25.00 on 09/29/2018

CLASS IS APPROVED FOR 7 CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS BY THE WADOL

COURSE APPROVAL NUMBER AP3657

Course Description
The purpose of this course is to enable participants to improve their plan reading skills in order to perform their jobs more easily, effectively and efficiently.  The course is designed to enable participants to improve their skills in using engineering plans and drawings.

Credentialing

  • Generalist:  An intermediate course that can be applied towards the ARWP, RWP or SR/WA program.
  • Specialist:  Required course for the R/W-NAC program.

Topics

  • How to read topographic and property information on plans
  • The interrelationship of plan, profile and cross section sheets 
  • How to determine the horizontal and vertical alignment of a centerline 
  • How to use aerial photogrammetry
  • Plane coordinates
  • Utility line crossings of highways
  • Contour line characteristics
  • How to calculate earthwork
  • Interpreting right of way plans

INSTRUCTOR:
Fred Easton, Jr., PLS, SR/WA begun his career at a young age running a survey rod for his Father’s mapping company. After serving in the US Navy and then surveying in Central Florida, Fred has been with Farnsworth Group as a Land Survey & GIS manager for Farnsworth’s Colorado survey staff for the past 16-years. He has over 23 years of experience in surveying, mapping, GIS, ROW, and construction. Fred’s experience include a wide range of industries including utilities, transportation, public bases and campuses, and commercial development. This has included more than 600 miles of right-of-way projects that required writing land descriptions for land acquisition. He also manages right-of-way acquisition and land management projects, bridging the gap between engineering and negotiation. He has served as expert witness on land boundary issues and floodplain mapping. He currently serves the IRWA as Region 9 Vice Chair and on the Chapter 6 Executive Committee. He is past recipient of the Region 9 and Chapter 6 Professional of the Year awards.

COURSE COORDINATOR:
Dawn Fletcher

(360) 705-7325
fletcdm@wsdot.wa.gov

Three ways to register
Register Online:  HERE - This will take you to the IRWA National Website
Fax: (866) 388-7419 HERE - Registration form found on the IRWA National website
Phone: (310) 538-0233, x138

*Please note: to ensure proper registration & credit, if registering for someone other than yourself, you MUST use their log in information.

Date: October 22, 2018