Thank you for considering us to inspect your new home.
Below, we have listed some basic information about our qualifications that you may find compelling when deciding if we are the right inspection firm for you. Joe has been performing Home Inspections/Commercial Building Inspections for Pennsylvania's most informed buyers since 2003. Joe will personally perform your home inspection.
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EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS:
Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering (BSME), Villanova University, Villanova, PA
American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), ASHI Certified Inspector (ACI) #261428 Less than half of the ASHI Inspectors achieve the status of "ASHI Certified Inspector".
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Certified Radon Testing Individual #2486
OTHER TRAINING & PRIOR CERTIFICATIONS:
Pennsylvania Septage Management Association (PSMA) - Certified Inspector 2005
Environmental Solutions Association - Certified Mold Inspector/Assessor, Lead Screening/RMP
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Certified UCC Building Code Official #003824 2007-2019
National Association of Home Inspectors - National Education Committee, Certified Real Estate Inspector (CRI), National Education Committee
Advanced training on varied and numerous technical and administrative topics.
Continuing education on home inspection related topics in excess of 20 hrs/year.
RELEVANT WORK HISTORY: Senior Inspector, Affordable Inspection & Testing Group, Sugarloaf, PA
Home Inspection, Commercial Building Inspection and environmental testing as part of the due diligence process of real estate transfers.
Supervise other inspectors on an as-needed basis.
Project Manager – Represent Owners during planning, design & construction.
Construction Services Representative - Evaluate and document contractor compliance with contract documents, evaluate/process RFIs (request for information) and requests for payment.
Building Code Official – Zoning and Code Enforcement for local municipalities. Though we no longer offer this service, our experience in this field has proven useful to Clients.
Construction Services Representative, Rettew Associates, Lancaster, PA
Represented the engineering firm during the construction of multi-disciplined projects.
Developed coordinated solutions to constructability issues that arose.
Facilitated compliance with contract documents.
President, R. Hamilton Enterprises, Multi-Trade Contractors, Conyngham, PA
Responsible to oversee all general and mechanical construction administration and operations.
Prepared proposals, estimated, bid, and managed contracted industrial and public works projects.
Vice President, Bognet, Inc. General & Mechanical Contractors, Hazleton, PA
Responsible to oversee general and mechanical construction operations for my profit center.
Prepared proposals, estimated, bid, and managed general and mechanical construction projects with an emphasis on Institutional and Industrial HVAC and Process Piping.
Engineer, Naval Facilities Engineering Command NAVFAC, Philadelphia, PA
Performed or administered contracts for engineering energy and maintenance studies of US Naval Bases.
Authored and contributed to engineering technical reports.