News & Events

Atlantic Testing Laboratories is pleased to announce the following recent hiring and promotions.

ATL New Hires

ATL welcomes Scott Beeman, PE to the position of Engineer for Scott Beeman-LinkedIn - CopyATL’s Binghamton office. Scott is from Montrose, PA and has 22 years of experience in Civil and Environmental Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer. Scott obtained his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a minor in Environmental Engineering from Penn State University.

Scott has experience with storm water and erosion control design and site issues. He has been a design team member on projects for institutional, municipal, and commercial clients.  He also spent many years working in the natural gas industry.

You can contact Scott at our Binghamton office by calling 607-773-1812 or at sbeeman@atlantictesting.com.


ATL welcomes Amy Zawistowski to the position of Marketing Assistant for ATL in our Amy-PicAlbany office. Amy has over 10 years marketing and graphic design experience. Amy holds a Master of Science degree from SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Information Design and Technology and a Bachelor of Science from The Fashion Institute of Technology in Advertising and Marketing Communications.

Amy has experience working for large fortune 500 companies to small grassroots non-profits and comes to ATL after several years as an independent marketing and graphic design consultant. Amy grew up in Watervliet, NY and has lived up and down the Hudson River, first in Tarrytown, then Poughkeepsie and finally in Manhattan before returning back to the Albany area to be closer to family.

You can contact Amy at our Albany office by calling 518-383-9144 or at azawistowski@atlantictesting.com


Promotion

ATL is pleased to announce the promotion of Jason Marcelletta toMarcelletta-Jason (WT) Assistant Operations Manager of ATL’s Watertown office. He has over 10 years of experience in executing construction materials engineering and testing programs on various projects.

Jason possesses many industry certifications and has experience working on projects of all sizes, including his favorite project, the Samaritan Medical Center Parking Garage and Patient Pavilion because it was a large project that he was able to see from start to finish.

Jason has been with ATL since 2005 and has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Clarkson University. He grew up in Alexandria Bay and is married with 2 boys. Jason enjoys playing sports, four-wheeling and playing with his kids.

You can contact Jason at our Watertown office by calling 315-786-7887 or at jmarcelletta@atlantictesting.com.

 

 

Vibration Monitoring for Construction

VibraPicture2tion monitoring is a specialized procedure for recording, analyzing and quantifying vibrations resulting from construction operations.

Atlantic Testing Laboratories’ specialists utilize a 3-component seismograph in accordance with applicable standards.

Vibration Monitoring Services:

Pre and Post Construction Building Condition Surveys includes:

  • Photographic and video documentation of the interior and exterior condition   of the building
  • The extent and location of existing signs of building distress

Vibration Monitoring Plan identifies:

  • Limits of vibration monitoring
  • Maximum allowable Peak Particle Velocities (PPV)
  • Location of seismograph placement
  • Structures and/or utilities to be monitored
  • Details for anchoring the geophone

Vibration Monitoring provides real time PPV’s and frequencies of construction vibrations and expedites the on-site decision making process.

For more information about our Vibration Monitoring services, contact:

Steve Moore at smoore@atlantictesting.com or call 518-383-9144

 

ATL Adds New Petrograph Service!

Atlantic Testing Laboratories is excited to announce they now offer full petrographic analysis of concrete, rock and soil and analysis of air void systems within concrete.

Petrographic analysis is an important tool used to evaluate and identify properties of rocks, soils, and building materials. Analysis of concrete can help determine problems affecting its strenKelson-3gth and durability. Analysis of rock and soils can assist with source evaluation.

Concrete and Aggregate Examinations:

ASTM C856 – Standard Practice for Petrographic Examination of Hardened Concrete

ASTM C457 – Standard Test Method for Microsopical Determination of Parameters of the Air-Void System in Hardened Concrete

ASTM C295 – Standard Guide for Petrographic Examination of Aggregates for Concrete

For more information about our Petrographic services, contact:
Chris Kelson, Ph.D., P.G. at ckelson@atlantictesting.com or call 315-386-4578

Atlantic Testing Laboratories (ATL) Hires 32 Interns and Co-ops in 2017

Zach NEO May 2017 Utica NYEach year ATL provides paid summer internships and Co-Op programs, with students from colleges and universities throughout the Northeastern United States.  ATL’s programs provide students the opportunity to explore their field of study, gain valuable job experience, fulfill college requirements, and learn the skills necessary to succeed in today’s work environment.  The students will receive mentoring and guidance from ATL’s experienced staff.

ATL has hired 32 interns and Co-Op students from the following educational institutions:

  • Alfred State College
  • Clarkson University
  • Clinton Community College
  • Lehigh University
  • Mohawk Valley Community College
  • Onondaga Community College
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • SUNY Canton
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  • Syracuse University
  • University of Maine

Through a required program of training and certification, students receive experience related to their field of study.  This includes programs from the American Concrete Institute, nuclear gauge certification, NYSDOL asbestos certification, corporate safety orientation, and the OSHA 10-Hour General Safety certification, as well as others.  Upon completion of their internship, students leave ATL with the certifications and experience that will benefit them for years to come.  Once completing their degree, many students return to continue their career at ATL.

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DRILLING FLEET EXPANDED AGAIN

new geoprobe model 7822DTATL’s Drilling Division has added a Fourth Geoprobe Model 7822DT Probing Machine to its fleet.  These efficient machines have proved to be incredibly reliable and valuable to our drilling team.  Whether it’s soil sampling, groundwater sampling, well installations, or coring services this machine can do it all.  

For more information or to request a quote, please contact Tim Gavin, ATL Drilling Manager, at 315-386-4578 or tgavin@atlantictesting.com

ATL EMPLOYEES ATTEND SPECIAL INSPECTION TRAINING

Atlantic Testing Laboratories strives for quality in our services and in doing so we are committed to sending qualified individuals to our Clients projects. As part of the State of New York Building Code, Chapter 17 “Structural Tests and Inspections”, some projects require additional inspection beyond the standard materials testing services. This is outlined in the “Statement of Special Inspections” for the project.  

As part of our continuing development of employees we conduct an additional structured two day internal training program for Special Inspectors. This training, developed by our project and operations managers, in conjunction with our quality department, will provide employees with hands on, real world scenarios on what they will see in the field.  Training is a continuous practice at ATL, as we adapt to stay up to date with the requirements of the latest codes and construction documents. This training will also provide our field staff with a better understanding of the reference material and construction documents used to provide this inspection service.  

For more information or to receive a quote for our services please contact your local ATL office or email us at info@atlantictesting.com.

ATL WELCOMES NEW OPERATIONS MANAGER IN WATERTOWN

donnellATL is pleased to announce Donnell Davis as Operations Manager of our Watertown office.

Donnell is a retired Senior Engineer Operations Manager with over 20 years of military experience in construction project management.  He is extremely committed and motivated Construction Operations Manager and Project Manager with a record of proven leadership and management on a large global scale thru diverse construction operations and project management best practices and methodologies.  His higher-learning consist of:

MBA-Project Management (Grantham University)

BSc Multidiscipline Studies (Grantham University)

Advance Graduate Certificate in Advance Strategic Project Management (Villanova University)

Master Certificate Project Management/SSGB/Lean Enterprise Solutions/Government Contracts (Villanova University)

Master Certificate in IS/IT Project Management (Villanova University)

DAWIA Level II Certification (Defense Acquisition University)

Donnell was born in Norfolk, VA in 1970 but calls Pensacola, FL home where he spent all of his childhood.  Upon completing high school he joined the Army in 1989 under the USACE engineer branch as a Construction Engineer Level I until his retirement in 2010.   Donnell is ecstatic about joining the ATL workforce and embracing its culture.

You can contact Donnell at our Watertown office by calling 315-786-7887 or via email ddavis@atlantictesting.com

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ATL OFFERS IN-HOUSE NY STATE DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE FOR EMPLOYEES

national-safetyAs part of ATL’s safety program, we provide in-house training for the National Safety Council’s New York State Defensive Driving Course. During the six hour course, our employees are provided with material and scenarios that cover what it means to be a defensive driver.  The course is instructed by our Safety Department, who are both Defensive Driving Course 6 Instructors.  Upon completion of the course, our employees receive 10% off their insurance as well as 4 points off their license.  It is a great incentive to refresh our employees on the dangers of driving both company and personal vehicles.  

Additional in-house training available to ATL employees includes:  

                OSHA 10-Hour General Construction Industry Training Program  

                OSHA 40-Hour Safety Training for Hazardous Waste Operations

                OSHA 8-Hour Refresher Course

The safety of our employees is always at the forefront of everything we do.  Our team is continually reminded and trained to be proactive in looking for potential hazards utilizing ATL’s Hazard Hunt Program. Our #1 goal is to provide a safe workplace for our valued employee team.