Dennis Dvorak has been with the FHWA Resource Center Pavement and Materials Technical Services Team for 9 years and he is located near Chicago, Illinois. His main area of expertise involves Quality Assurance (QA). Dennis led the effort to establish a FHWA national performance measure for QA systems in 2008. He has worked with all 50 State Agencies in the improvement of their quality assurance systems and received an FHWA Engineering Excellence Award in 2012. Dennis has also assisted the US Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General (OIG) and US Department of Justice with investigations related to contractor fraud in multiple states.
Tim Aschenbrener currently works with the FHWA Resource Center Pavement and Materials Technical Services Team. He works in Lakewood, Colorado. Prior to joining the FHWA, he worked with the Colorado DOT for over 22 years. He was the State Materials Engineer for 9 years and the State Construction Engineer for 3 years. He was responsible for CDOT's quality assurance program that included lab qualification, tester certification, independent assurance, acceptance and quality control requirements. He also has extensive background and experience with asphalt materials, pavement design, and life cycle cost analysis.
Contact Hours: 6.5. For purposes of the VA DPOR continuing education requirements for Virginia Professional Engineer license holders this workshop earns 7.8 continuing education credits.
Who Should Attend?
This is an intermediate-level course for personnel who are implementing QA specifications on construction projects. Necessary background knowledge for participants is 3-5 years minimum in transportation construction specifications inspections. The suggested list of personnel that may consider attending, if they have the requisite background knowledge are Contractor/Consultant Personnel (QC managers/QC Plan Administrators, Senior Production Facility QC Technician/Inspectors, Senior QC Laboratory Personnel, and Senior Field QC Technicians/Inspectors) and Agency Personnel (Project Managers/Resident Engineers, Senior Production Facility Acceptance Technicians/Inspectors, Senior Acceptance Laboratory Personnel, and Senior Field Acceptance Technicians/Inspectors.
The public-sector fee is FREE for local and FREE for state and federal government employees. The private-sector fee is $350. The registration fee covers the session, all course materials, and meals.
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Special Registration Instructions for Employees of the Virginia Department of Transportation
VDOT employees must register for U.Va. Transportation Training Academy workshops through the VDOT Virtual Campus. Registration fees and related expenses for all VDOT employees will be paid from the VDOT Learning Services Center budget. Registrants should contact their District Training Coordinator or the VDOT Learning Services Center (Central Office employees) for instructions on how to seek reimbursement for travel expenses.Due to current travel restrictions, VDOT employees are strongly encouraged to attend U. Va. TTA workshops on a day trip basis. Overnight travel requires permission from your District Administrator or Chief -- and in some cases higher levels of authority. If you require overnight lodging to attend a U. Va. TTA workshop, consult with your supervisor, District Training Cooridinator, or VDOT Learning Services Center on travel approval procedures.