Geoff Durant
Vice President and Director of Inspection Services

Geoff

 Mr. Durant has 26 years of experience as a Quality Assurance Manager, Metals Control Engineer, and Construction Inspector.  He is certified by the American Welding Society (AWS) as a Certified Welding Inspector and recently received the 2008 Certified Welding Inspector of the Year Award. 

Mr. Durant is also certified by the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) as a Level 3 Protective Coatings Inspector and possesses several certifications in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) through the American Society of Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT) recommended practice SNT-TC-1A.  He is a NYDOT Certified Ultrasonic Inspector and a National Highway Institute (NHI) Certified Inspector of In-Service Bridges and Ancillary Structures. He is responsible for the implementation of test procedures and acceptance criteria in the various test disciplines mentioned.  He has experience in all aspects of civil construction including Soils and Aggregate, Hot Mixed Asphalt, and Concrete.

Mr. Durant has a working knowledge of the applicable codes and standards that are utilized in the various construction industry fields.  His experience encompasses the following areas: Buildings (AISC, AWS D1.1); Bridges (AASHTO, NACE, AWS D1.5); and Rail (AREMA, FRA).