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Pile Driving Inspector Written Exam

Open Book Written Exam

Allowed up to 2.5 Hours to complete the Exam.



Written Exam Required.

Allowed up to 2.5 Hours to complete the Written Exam.

Open Book Written Exam.

Proficiency Exam NOT Required.

Initial Qualification Requirements:
  • Pass Pile Driving Written exam

  • Obtain on-site experience in which he/she has directly observed, inspected, and recorded the full installation of at least fifteen (15) driven piles under the supervision of a CTQP qualified Pile Driving Inspector (PDI).

  • At least ten (10) of the piles inspected shall be driven with an open ended Diesel Hammer where the trainee must use the saximeter. The supervising CTQP qualified PDI shall include a note in the first page of the Pile Installation log as evidence for the required experience, indicating the name of the trainee and stating the trainee has inspected the full installation of the pile.

  • Trainees must confirm work experience when taking the CTQP Pile Driving Inspector Exam or report work experience through the CTQP website (IA Re-qualification Program).

Re-Qualification Requirement:
  • Pass Pile Driving Written Exam

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