Special Inspection/Materials Testing
NTI recently provided special inspection for the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management and the Portland Water Bureau state-of-the-art Emergency Coordination Center (ECC). The new $19.8 million ECC will serve as a multi-agency coordination hub supporting on-scene responses to an emergency or regional disaster. Duties include reinforced concrete, raised access floors, structural steel, ultrasonic evaluation, magnetic particle testing, proprietary anchors, cold-formed steel framing, suspended ceiling, and soils special inspections. In addition, NTI provided floor flatness and levelness evaluations, concrete moisture emission evaluations, air balancing smoke control testing, and inspection of seismic bracing for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing components.