Construction Materials Engineering & Testing
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ACIL members in its Construction Materials Engineering & Testing (CMET) include members that provide testing for the construction industry including, but not limited to:

  • footing and drilled pier inspection
  • reinforcing steel sampling and testing
  • aggregate tests and
  • concrete or asphaltic concrete mix design
  • environmental assessment and audits of commercial, industrial and/or private property
  • remedial investigations
  • preparation of clean-up plans for contaminated sites
  • monitoring remediation work
  • soil compaction testing (aggregate tests)
  • structural steel inspection
  • concrete placement inspection
  • assessment and audits of commercial, industrial and/or private property
  • geotechnical engineering,
  • geohydrolic studies
  • pavement design
  • slope stability analysis, subsurface and/or mining engineering
  • geophysics

For members only, CMET conference calls are held the second Thursday of each month at 2:00 pm ET.  Please contact Bob Uttenweiler, Section Executive Officer, if you would like to be added to the CMET distribution list,


To enhance the image and professional stature of firms testing in the civil engineering fields through client education and to address issues of concern to construction materials engineering and geotechnical/geoscience firms in the areas of risk management, insurance, software, contracts and training.  For more specifics on activities relating to accomplishing this mission, review the section's value proposition.


David Savage - CMEC

Rick Allen - Bowser-Morner

Douglas Leonard - ANAB
Tim Lautenbach - Materials Testing Consultants


CMET Programs

Personnel Certification Program 

CMET Publications

ACIL Position Paper on Procurement & Effective Practices of Inspection Agencies & Special Inspectors

Procurement and Effective Practice of Construction Materials Engineering and Testing Services(pdf)


CMET Minutes (Members Only)

Section Minutes


CMET 2019 P2 Presentations

AASHTO Accreditation Update - Presentation by Brian Johnson

Lessons Learned: 1 Year of ISO/IEC 17075:2017 - Presentation by Elizabeth Carbonella

CCRL Presentation 

Domestic Needs for Conformity Assessment in the United States - Presentation by NACLA


Related Links 

CMET Useful Website Links