Sample Language for Specifications and Contracts
Below are examples and samples of how to specify various certifications. Use these examples as guides only.
Field Testing Technician - Grade I
"Individuals performing tests on fresh concrete at the job site, preparing specimens for standard curing, preparing specimens for field curing, if required, and recording the temperature of the fresh concrete when preparing specimens for strength tests shall be certified as ACI Field Testing Technician - Grade I."
"Personnel performing field testing of plastic concrete shall carry a current ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I certification."
Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician - Level 1
"Concrete testing laboratory personnel should be certified in accordance with the ACI Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician - Level 1 certification program."
Adhesive Anchor Installer Certification Program
"Installation of adhesive anchors horizontally or upwardly inclined to support sustained tension loads shall be performed by personnel certified by an applicable certification program. Certification shall include written and performance tests in accordance with the ACI Adhesive Anchor Installer Certification program."
Concrete Construction Special Inspector
"Inspectors should establish their qualifications by becoming certified to inspect and record the results of concrete construction, including pre-placement, placement, and post-placement operations. The ACI Concrete Construction Special Inspector certification satisfies this requirement."
Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1
"Personnel performing gradations and moistures shall carry a current ACI Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1 certification."
Concrete Flatwork Finisher & ACI Concrete Flatwork Technician
"The concrete finishing job will require two people to hold a current ACI Concrete Flatwork Technician certification or ACI Concrete Flatwork Finisher certification. Concrete finishing will require one person per crew to be certified and onsite for all concrete placements."