The Latest Happenings at Asa (that which is fit to print)
Asa Welcomes Ryan Schroering
August 5, 2017
Please join us in welcoming Ryan Schroering as the newest member of the Asa team. Ryan recently graduated from the University of Tennessee's Chattanooga campus with a Bachelors in Geology: Environmental Geology. Ryan joins Asa's Construction Services Department in August 2017 as an Environmental Technician / Construction Inspector performing Erosion Prevention & Sediment Control (EPSC) Inspections and Construction Engineering Inspections (CEI) on private, state and local government construction projects. Ryan is an active member of Geological Society of America, the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and he served as the 2016/2017 captain of the UTC rowing team. Ryan possesses a solid educational and leadership foundation, a strong work ethic, is ambitious, and has interpersonal attributes that will fit in well with the Asa culture.
Asa Welcomes Chris Davis
August 7, 2017
Please join us in welcoming Christopher Davis to lead Asa's Transportation Design Department. Chris brings more than 24-years of civil engineering design experience with 19-years of that being predominantly Transportation projects for clients such as the City of Chattanooga, City of Cleveland, City of Dalton, Hamilton County, Tennessee Department of Transportation, Georgia Department of Transportation and North Carolina Department of Transportation. Chris has been responsible for the overall project management of numerous capital improvement projects including the management of design services, bidding services, and construction administration services as well as management of project staff and budgets. Transportation design services typically include most of the following elements: geometric design of roads (urban and rural), storm water management & hydrology modeling, erosion control design, SWPPP preparation, cost estimation, processing of survey data, public involvement meetings, and development of preliminary, right-of-way, and construction plans.
Asa Welcomes Cory Hollinghead
August 7, 2017
Please join us in welcoming Cory Hollinghead to lead Asa's growing Construction Services Department. Cory brings a wealth of TDOT construction engineering inspection (CEI) oversight and management experience to Asa and, effective immediately, he will serve as the Construction Services Discipline Leader and CEI Construction Manager over TDOT and TDOT Local Programs CEI initiatives. Over the last 15-years Cory has earned an exceptionally good reputation within the TDOT CEI community of consultants, contractors and clients and his leadership role with Asa will undoubtedly strengthen our ability to deliver quality construction services in a timely and cost-conscious manner.
In addition to Cory's project-level inspection and management experience on large, complex TDOT construction projects, he possesses the leadership and teaching characteristicsnecessary tomentor, train, develop and grow Asa's construction services department. And during this period of robust infrastructure investments, both locally and nationwide, it critically important to Asa's long-term strategic growth plans to implement a robust construction services training and mentoring program.
Asa is Accepting Applications/Resumes for the Following Positions:
Construction Materials Testing (CMT) Technician
Asa is seeking a full-time Construction Materials Testing Technician in our Chattanooga Construction Services Department. The individual will be responsible for the following:
- Field testing of soil, concrete, asphalt, aggregate, and masonry mortar/grout for compliance with ASTM, AASHTO, TDOT, and/or project specifications;
- Communication of field and laboratory testing results with Construction Services Project Management staff, general contractors, and clients;
- Calibration of field and laboratory equipment to industry codes and standards.
- Review of civil, architectural, and structural plans and specifications in preparation of field observations on construction sites;
- Documentation of field activities, observations, and testing results on construction projects, and their conformance with (or deviation from) project plans and specifications;
- High school diploma/GED required;
- 2-4 years of experience in construction testing/inspections of soil, concrete, masonry, and/or asphalt materials required;
- Effective communication skills (speaking, reading, and writing;
- Ability to routinely lift 30 to 55 lbs. (field/laboratory samples and equipment);
- Willingness to work outdoors in varying weather conditions;
- Ability to work and maneuver equipment on uneven ground and around active construction sites;
- Willingness to travel out-of-town for short duration assignments.
- American Concrete Institute (ACI)
Field Testing Grade I; Aggregate Testing.
Construction Materials Testing (Asphalt, Concrete, Soils).
- International Code Council (ICC)
Special Inspector (Reinforced Concrete, Masonry, Soils).
- TDOT Certifications in the fields of Soils & Aggregate, Density, Asphalt, and Concrete.
Pay rate is based on level of experience and certifications.
Submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Asa is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected status.