To safely and effectively sample soil materials from the roadway, take earthwork density readings and record those findings in an FDOT Density Log Book.
Two Days, including course and exams.
EARTHWORK CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION LEVEL 1
Moisture Density Relationship (FM 5-521 and 5-525)
Density of Solid and Bituminous Concrete Mixtures in Place by the Nuclear Method (FM 1-T 238)
Determination of Moisture Content by Means of a Calcium Carbide Gas Pressure Moisture Tester (FM 5-507)
Reporting Test Results in the FDOT Density Log Book, Sampling Soils, Limerock, Cemented Coquina, Bank Run Shell, and Stabilizing Materials from the Roadway (FM 5-504)
Nuclear Gauge Maintenance
Sampling Soils and Limerock
Full Course & Exam(s)
Written Exam Only
Proficiency Exam Only
Fee may be higher if not completed with a scheduled class.
Written Exam Required and Proficiency Exam Required.
Closed Book Exam. Allowed up to 2 Hours to Complete the Written Exam.
Proficiency Exam Details:
The Trainee must demonstrate proficiency in nuclear testing (FM 1-T 238) and moisture content (FM 5-507) and report the test results in an FDOT Density Log Book. The Trainee has two opportunities to successfully demonstrate all items on their checklist. Two failures in one area will constitute failure of the proficiency examination.