Topic:  ASCE in OHIO

When: Thursday February 16, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT


            Presidential Banquet Center
4548 Presidential Way
Kettering, OH 45429

Speaker:  James A. Pajk, P.E., Franklin County Deputy Engineer, Bridges and Highways

Founded in 1853, The American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering society.
While eating lunch, Mr Pajk will give a presentation that will highlight ASCE’s different member advocacy programs, recent and current federal legislative issues impacting ASCE members as well as what ASCE Ohio Council provides.

Speaker Bio:
Jim is a graduate of the University of Toledo where he earned his bachelor of science in Civil Engineering. Since graduating in 1990 he has worked over six years for numerous consultants and over the past 19 years for the Franklin County Engineer’s Office. He currently serves as the Deputy Design Engineer overseeing bridge and highway capital improvement projects for Franklin County.   Jim is a past president for the American Society of Civil Engineers Central Ohio Section and the ASCE Ohio Council of Local Sections for which he currently serves as Treasurer. Currently he is also an ASCE Federal Advocacy Captain and recently received ASCE National’s 2016 Outstanding Civil Engineer Advocate of the Year Award. He has presented and spoken at numerous conferences and groups in regards to bridges and engineering including local professional societies and school groups, the Ohio League of Women Voters Legislative Day, Ohio Bridge Conference, CEAO Spring Bridge conference, OTEC and the PCI National Concrete Bridge Conference.
Lunch: Chicken Divan with Broccoli Florets, salad, and rolls.
Cost: $20/person (non-members), $15/person (members) or $10/students with RSVP
RSVP by 5:00pm on Monday, February 13 , 2017

A PDH certificate will be provided to attendees.

ASCE Spring Seminar 2017

The Dayton Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers is hosting a Spring Seminar at Montgomery County Water Services 1850 Spaulding Road on Thursday, February 23, 2017.
Highlights of this year’s seminar include sessions on issues related to Contractor Safety & Inspector Liability; Stormwater Permit Essentials for Construction Inspectors; and Materials Testing.
8:00 – 8:30  Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30   Contractor Safety & Inspector Liability
                        Kelly Gilliam
                        Stites & Harbison, PLLC
9:45 – 10:45   Stormwater Permit Essentials for Construction Inspectors
                        Michael Joseph
                        Ohio EPA
11:00 – 12:00  Materials Testing
                          John Gray
                          Bowser-Morner, Inc.
12:00 – 12:15 Wrap-up and Evaluation
12:15 Lunch
Three Engineering Professional Development Hours will be earned by attending this seminar.

Who Should Attend:  Construction Inspectors, Project Managers, Engineers, Supervisors, and anyone interested in learning more about essential topics for construction inspection.

Fee Schedule:
Early Registration: $75.00 member; $85.00 non-member – By February 13, 2017

Registration: $90.00 member; $100 non-member – Between February 14-20, 2017

At the Door … $100.00 member … $110 non-member

Registration includes learning sessions, continental breakfast, buffet lunch, breaks, and handouts.

Click here for Brochure!

Registration will be open through February 20, 2017.

Note that registrations are no longer being processed by mail.  Attendees are asked to register via the Constant Contact site listed above.

The Dayton ASCE chapter and SAME will once again be participating in TechFest at Sinclair Community College. TechFest is a 2-day STEM outreach event to expose children of all ages to science and math outside of the classroom. ASCE will be hosting a booth in which children can participate in hands-on demonstrations of civil engineering concepts. We are seeking volunteers in TWO HOUR increments to lead these fun and easy demonstrations and share their experiences in civil engineering with the students.

If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information, please contact Amy Moore (amy.moore@bwsc.net).

No prior experience is necessary. Teams of both ASCE, SAME and student members will be staffing the booth.

For more information about TechFest visit: http://www.ascdayton.org/TechFest/

When: Saturday, February 18th from 10am-6pm & Sunday, February 19th from 11am-5pm
Where: Sinclair Community College
Time Slots: Saturday, February 18th: 10am-noon; noon-2pm; 2pm-4pm; 4pm-6pm

Sunday, February 19th: 11am-1pm; 1pm-3pm; 3pm-5pm

Montgomery County invites applications for the position of ENGINEER 1-4 (PCN: 13400089, 13200087).

The series purpose of the Engineering 1-4 job classifications (ranging from developmental through fill performance level in the professional engineering occupation) is to provide relevant engineering expertise and application of standard practices and techniques to specific project involving new construction and modifications to existing facilities within the Environmental Services Department including the areas of Water Services, Water Reclamation and Solid Waste District.

Click here for additional information!

The City of Kettering, Ohio,

is seeking an exceptional professional to fill the Regular Full-Time position of Design Engineer. The Design Engineer will perform advanced engineering, drafting and design work in the office and in the field in connection with the investigation, development, and maintenance of civil engineering projects and other duties as assigned. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Civil Engineer, the Assistant City Engineer, or the City Engineer. The work in this position requires high level skills in the use of Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), design software used for the design of civil engineering projects. Skills in the use of surveying equipment, including conventional survey equipment (total station, data collector, level, etc.), and both mapping-grade and survey-grade GPS equipment are also desired.

Click here for additional information! 

Holiday Party Sponsors

The Dayton ASCE chapter would like to thank the sponsors of the 2016 Holiday Party.

Ohio House Bill 236, sponsored by Representative Louis W. Blessing, III, P.E. (R-29) and Representative Al Landis (R-98) passed the House and Senate unanimously in the final days of the 2016 legislative session. This bill requires Ohio engineer and surveying registrants to obtain two CPD hours per renewal cycle (1 hour per year) related to ethics or rules/standards. This will take effect beginning January, 2018, and the first re-newal requiring this education will be December 31, 2019. The text of the legislation, as passed unanimously by the House and Senate, is below with the changes underlined.

O.R.C. Section 4733.151.

(C)(2) Beginning with registrations expiring on or after the last day of December 2017 , a person registered as a professional engineer or professional surveyor shall complete at least two of the thirty hours required under division (A) of this section on professional ethics or rules relevant to the practices of engineering or surveying.

(D) A registrant is exempt from the continuing professional development requirements of this section during the first calendar year of registration.

(E)(1) A registrant who completes more than thirty hours of approved coursework or activities in a biennial renewal period may carry forward to the next biennial renewal period a maximum of fifteen of the excess hours. (2) A person registered as a professional engineer or professional surveyor may carry forward up to two hours on professional ethics or rules earned in excess of the requirement under division (C)(2) of this section as part of the fifteen hour maximum.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

“Roll” on over!  There’s no time to “spare”.  We are going to “strike” up some fun this holiday season!

We are hosting a BOWLING PARTY!  Join us for this fun lunchtime social event to celebrate the holiday season.  Lunch, shoes and bowling balls will be provided!

When: December 8, 2016 12:00-1:30 pm
Where: Poelking Lanes South
8871 Kingsridge Drive,
                Dayton, OH 45458  
Cost:  Free for ASCE Section Members
RSVP by 5pm on Friday, December 2, 2016


Highlights of this year’s seminar include issues related to Stormwater Quality Management, Autonomous Vehicle Use and Threats to Drinking Water Supply.
Fall Seminar Presentations:
Topic: 3D Scanning
When: Thursday November 17, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDTWhere:

            Presidential Banquet Center
4548 Presidential Way
Kettering, OH 45429

Speaker:  DAVID L. COX, Director of Geospatial Services, TrueScan 3D
 The presentation will be on 3D Scanning to survey and produce a working model for assessing and developing plans on renovation projects.  How a point cloud can be efficiently converted and used in structural modeling.

Speaker Bio:
David currently leads 3D laser scanning and modeling at Truescan3D, a division of The Kleingers Group. Utilizing his 35 years of experience in land surveying, David directs all aspects of reality capture and building documentation within Truescan3D with an advanced understanding of control network geometry. Under David’s leadership, Truescan3D has experienced rapid growth in recent years and has scanned a number of notable projects including the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, the planned sports complex at the former Champion Paper Mill, and Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
In addition to his role with Truescan3D, David is also currently responsible for all facets of surveying and mapping at The Kleingers Group, including, but not limited to: topographic surveys, boundary surveys and resolution, construction staking, GPS services, and preparation of plats and descriptions. David supervises up to nine survey crews and office surveying personnel.
He is currently an adjunct faculty member of Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, a founding member of the Tri-State Surveyors Advisory Board and is a member of the Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors.
Lunch: TBD.
Cost: $20/person (non-members), $15/person (members) or $10/students with RSVP
RSVP by 5:00pm on Friday, November 11 , 2016
Click here to register!!A PDH certificate will be provided to attendees.

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