How To Read Construction Drawings New

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The class will cover the basics of reading construction plans primarily for infrastructure improvement projects including but not limited to: Property lines, subdivision plans (includes plan and profiles for roadway, stormwater drainage, sanitary sewer), site plans, conservation commission plans, and other plans that may be considered appropriate. 
Participants will learn to: 
• Use a scale 
• Read notes 
• Understand topography 
• Read plan and profile sheets 
• Interpret property lines (metes and bounds). 

TARGET AUDIENCE
This class is designed for anyone who needs to find information in a set of plans. From new foremen and inspectors, to office personnel who answer questions from the public, this introductory class breaks the code. 

Please bring a calculator (nothing fancy is needed) and a pencil. 

INSTRUCTOR
Daniel M. Dulaski, PhD, PE, is a licensed professional engineer in Massachusetts. He has worked for private firms in varying capacities and two municipalities - he was the town engineer for Amherst, MA. He has over 24 years of experience in reviewing, designing, and managing infrastructure improvement projects. Dr. Dulaski has created and presented many workshops and short courses for municipalities and agencies in Massachusetts. 

This event is accessible to people with disabilities and individuals with limited English proficiency. If you need a reasonable accommodation (such as American Sign Language Interpreters, assistive listening devices, handouts in alternate formats, etc.) and/or language assistance (such as translated documents or an interpreter) to fully participate, please contact Cindy Schaedig at 413-577-2762 or cschaedig@ecs.umass.edu at least 14 days prior to the event.  Such services are provided free of charge.




Credit Hours

1
Road Scholar Credits

0.6
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)


Select A Session

Date Session Name Location  
12/12/2017 8:30:00 AM How to Read Construction Drawings - Falmouth Gus Canty Community Center View Session
12/13/2017 8:30:00 AM How to Read Construction Drawings - Springfield UMass Center Springfield View Session
12/14/2017 8:30:00 AM How to Read Construction Drawings - Westford Westford Highway Department Training Room View Session
12/18/2017 8:30:00 AM How to Read Construction Drawings - Spencer Town of Spencer Great Hall View Session