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MAN POWER
A1 Consulting Group’s professional staff is comprised of highly qualified, trained, and experienced personnel who are dedicated and committed on each project. These include:
Engineers – Professional Civil, Hydraulics, Structural, Geotechnical, Environmental, and Construction
Geologists, Hydro-geologists, Geophysicists, Drillers
Environmental Scientists, Industrial Hygienists, Wetland Scientists, Ecologists, Biologist, and Technicians
Documentation staff: Quantity Takeoff and Cost Analysts, Estimators, Specification Writers, Master Schedulers, CADD Designers and Draftsmen
Construction Managers, Special, Inspectors, Superintendents, Supervisors, Field and Laboratory Technicians
Administrative Contract Administration, Financial Experts, Socio-economists, Computer & IT Experts, various Support Staff

MAJOR SOFTWARE
The A1 Team collectively utilizes the following design and analysis software in providing its Planning, Design, Engineering, and Construction Management services: AutoCAD 2012 & AUTOCIVIL, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.), Autodesk Civil 3D, SketchUp, 3D Studio Max, STAAD Foundation, GINT, Asphalt Thickness design, Structural System, L-Pile design, WALLUP (Retaining walls), Ecosys & Ecotect, Slope Stability analysis, ARCVIEW (GIS), Primavera, SureTrack, Timberline, and MS Project.

LABORATORY (Accredited by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
A1 Consulting Group operates its own fully equipped Soils & Construction Materials Testing Laboratories. The A1 Team members are fully educated and experienced in performing laboratory testing of soils, concrete, steel, masonry, mortar, grout, aggregate, asphalt, air, and water, and providing assurance that construction activities are performed properly and per applicable code and specifications. A1 Consulting Group is also accustomed to and will routinely as is necessary set up on-site materials testing laboratories for large scale projects and those for which site locations are not conducive for laboratory testing.

COMMUNICATION & DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY
A1 utilizes the most up to date technological and communications devices to carry out its work with accuracy and efficiency and ensure services are performed correctly meeting all required specifications. The technological devices used by A1 include the following:

  • Telephone, Fax, Cellular Phones, Pagers, Blackberries, IPhones, Laptops with Skype for video conference, Internet, CB Radio, GPS.
  • Computers, Servers, Printers, Plotters, Scanners, Document Management systems.

SURVEYING EQUIPMENT

OFFICE EQUIPMENT:

  • Photocopiers
  • Scanners
  • Digital cameras
  • Video cameras
  • Generators

OTHER MAJOR EQUIPMENT, FIELD OFFICES & VEHICLES:

  • Drill Rigs & Well Installation Equipment
  • Geoprobes or Hydropunch
  • UST Closure Equipment
  • Construction Testing Equipment
  • Electric Piezocone
  • Pickup trucks & Field Trailers
  • Sports Utility Vehicles 4WD
  • Mini-Vans & Cars
  • Additional Survey Equipment
  • Organic Vapor Analyzer
  • Soils, Concrete, Steel, Masonry, Asphalt, and other Test Equipment
  • Geophysical Testing & Instrumentation Equipment
  • Mobile Laboratories

STAFF TRAINING:
A1 Consulting Group encourages and provides educational opportunities for its staff members to learn, add to their knowledge, and become registered in their respective fields of expertise. A1 maintains the following certifications and training: OSHA, ACI, BMP, DOT, Nuclear Safety, NICET, Well Drillers, Concrete, Asphalt Testing, Sediment Erosion Control, Quality Assurance Programs (QAP) and Professional Seminars & Continuing Education.

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