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Construction Design Documents & Technical Specifications – part of the Understanding the Construction Process From Inception to Completion Series

November 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

$99 – $140

Understanding the Construction Process From Inception to Completion: Build a Strong Foundation for Your Team

Session 3: Construction Design Documents & Technical Specifications


November 1, 2018 / 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Training held in partnership with:


Develop an understanding and knowledge of the “big picture” of the entire construction process.

This seminar will provide a general understanding of construction drawings and specifications across the various design disciplines. We will review each design discipline document’s role and responsibilities and integration into a complete design document package.

Approved for 3 LU/HSW Credits

Benefits of Attending:

  • Learn where to find specific information.
  • Understand the role of each design discipline’s documents.
  • Learn how to “read” the drawings. (floor plans, 3d perspective views, schedules, elevations, sections and details)

Topics Covered this Session:

  • Architectural & Engineering Design Disciplines
  • Drawing Review
    – Architectural
    – Life Safety
    – Structural
    – Civil
    – Mechanical
    – Plumbing
    – Electrical
    – Landscaping
  • Specification Review

Sessions in this Series:

Customize sessions for your company! Contact to learn more.


Who Should Attend:

Administrators, estimators, project engineers, support staff, accountants, attorneys, project managers, project assistants, those new to construction, career constructors interested in learning new information and those interested in a better understanding of the big picture of the construction process will benefit from this series!


Mark Broomell P.E., Providence Engineering Corp., Director of Food Facilities-with a degree from Penn State in Civil Engineering-Structural Option, has been with Providence Engineering Corporation since 2001. Mark has structural engineering experience in design and analysis of buildings for a variety of commercial and industrial facilities throughout the United States. Mark’s experience includes structural systems for multi-story manufacturing facilities, commercial buildings and office buildings utilizing structural steel, cast-in-place concrete, pre-cast concrete, masonry, metal stud, and wood. Mark has designed many types of foundation systems including shallow spread footings, drilled shaft piers, grade beams, driven steel piles, and mat slabs. Mark’s experience also includes expertise in the design and detailing of cold storage and food processing facilities. Mark hold’s engineering licenses in 8 states.

Dan Fichtner P.E., Providence Engineering Corp., Executive Vice President, founded Providence Engineering Corporation in 1992 to provide structural engineering services to contractors, owners, architects and fabricators. Dan has experience in both design and construction and has held positions of responsible charge at other firms before founding Providence Engineering Corporation. He brings his experience in overseeing design staff and in coordinating project needs with the appropriate personnel to achieve a practical, economical solution to those needs. Dan’s design experience includes many types of foundation and superstructure framing systems comprised of steel, concrete, masonry and wood and includes a particular expertise in the design and detailing of cold-storage and food-processing facilities. He also has extensive experience leading design build teams for industrial facilities. Dan graduated from Penn State with a BS in Structural Design & Construction Engineering Technology and has engineering licenses in nine states.

Preferred registration date: 7 days prior to session date

Download a flyer for a full description of all sessions in this series.

Price includes: course materials, continental breakfast, certificate of completion.

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ABC Members may select the option to be invoiced. Non-members will need to please pay at time of registration either via credit card payment online or by calling Jo Ann at the Chapter office: (717) 653-8106.

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November 1, 2018
8:00 am - 11:00 am
$99 – $140
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Jo Ann L. Breneman


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