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Deputy Special Inspection in Los Angeles, CA

Are you looking for a Los Angeles Structural Steel and Bolting Special Inspector? You’ve come to the right site! We at Los Angeles Deputy Special Inspection are approved and authorized in this discipline through the International Code Council. With years of experience and practical knowledge, we are here to assist you whether it be for a commercial or residential site. You can contact us directly through our website, social media or phone number at (424) 407-3106 for a free Structural Steel and Bolting consultation in Los Angeles, California!

As a structural steel and bolting deputy special inspector, it is our responsibility in making sure that applicable details in any set of city-approved plans and specifications are executed. If it be for high-strength bolting of steel framing or structural steel elements of a building, we at Los Angeles Deputy Special Inspection will evaluate the statement of special inspections in the approved set of plans and specifications and see if you truly need our services. It is our duty to confirm that the contractor is installing high-strength bolts per approved plans and specifications. If any material sampling or tests are necessary, we make it our job to verify and perform these duties. When all is said and done, we make sure a report is submitted stating whether work was in compliance or not. This report should then be submitted to the building official, contractor, and/or registered design professional by client.

Here at Los Angeles Deputy Special Inspection, it is also our job as a Structural Steel and Bolting Deputy Special Inspector to verify that the proper materials are being connected such as steel shapes, bolts sizes, bolt grades and bolt types. These materials must be in agreement with the city approved plans and specifications. These materials shall also be in an acceptable condition with no defects found or a noncompliance report will have to be issued and submitted.

If material sampling is necessary, we can help! We are to confirm the required type, location, frequency and quantities of tests to be implemented. A written report stating that samples were identified and tested will be submitted either electronically or hand written to the client. Samples that need to be taken to the lab safely will be our responsibility. We ensure that examinations will be performed on materials as required by applicable standards and specifications.

Upon entrance to any jobsite requiring structural steel and bolting deputy inspection services, it is our duty to verify correct sizes, types, and location of bolts and bolt holes with washers, and nuts for appropriate connections specified on the city approved plans and specifications. It is also our duty to verify the storage of bolts, nuts, and washers are protected as required per code.

Before the installation of high strength bolts, it is our duty to confirm that any faying surfaces at high strength bolting connections are in accordance with applicable standards. If required to conduct bolt tension verification, we make it our job to observe or conduct bolt tension verification tests on necessary high-strength bolt assemblies with the approved method and sequence of bolt tightening.

Lastly, when we are on site as scheduled by client, we are to verify that column base plates to be installed have the correct design configuration, correct hole sizes, proper clearance for grouting and securely placed and attached in accordance with applicable specifications and plans.