Matt Owens, CWI, MSI
Owens Consulting and Inspection, LLC
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness
Construction Inspection, Special Inspection, Construction Material Testing, QA/QC, Building Codes, Plans and Specifications, Structural Steel, Welding, Concrete, Reinforcing Steel, Structural Masonry, Soil Compaction Testing
Since 1999, I have worked in nearly every level of the construction material testing and special inspection industry, including laboratory and field technician, special inspector, project manager, department manager, and area manager.
As a certified Master of Special Inspection (MSI) and Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), my expertise is special inspection of structural elements in accordance with construction specifications and building codes. I know the ins and outs of the special inspection and construction testing industry, having been apart of it and its changes for nearly two decades.
I work closely with contractors, engineers, owners, testing agencies, jurisdictional authorities, and architects. I understand each of their respective roles in construction quality control and strive to make projects successful.
Additionally, I created several online training courses for special inspectors (www.sicerts.com). I specialize in breaking down complex construction-related t...