Professional Engineering and Consulting Company, Geotechnical, Environmental - Qualifications - McDowell & Associates


AASHTO Accreditation
Tue, 11/10/2015 - McDowell & Associates retains AASHTO Accreditation more»


McDowell & Associates has professional staff at both locations that specialize in environmental, geotechnical and hydrogeological consulting services, as well as construction testing services, quality control, construction management and oversight (ex. landfills).  Our field staff are experts at routine soil boring completion and monitoring well installation, as well as the development of innovative sampling and investigative techniques when the job calls for it.

McDowell & Associates takes pride in providing its clients with solution-oriented consulting services.

  • 5,000+ Environmental assessments completed
  • 20,000+ Projects completed in 14 states, Argentina, Chile and Mexico
  • 16 Professionals with engineering or science-related degrees
  • Registered Professional Engineers in 10 states: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia 
  • US EPA AAI Environmental Professionals
  • 9 Drill Rigs - one for every type of terrain
    • 5 Truck mounted
    • 1 Low overhead (10' 6") SKID mounted
    • 1 Track mounted
    • 1 All Terrain vehicle mounted
    • 1 Very low overhead, dolly mounted
  • AASHTO Certified soils and construction materials testing facilities

McDowell & Associates' employees have attained the following certifications:

  • Asbestos Building Inspector and Management Planner
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM)
  • Certified Lead Inspector and Risk Assessor 
  • Former Certified Underground Storage Tank Professional (CUSTP)1
  • Hazardous Waste Operations Certification (HAZWOPER)
  • Hazardous Waste Operations Supervisor Certification (HAZWOPER)
  • American Welder Society (AWS) Welding Inspector 
  • International Code Council (ICC) Masonry Special Inspector
  • International Code Council (ICC) Applied Fireproofing Special Inspector (SFRM) 
  • Hazardous Materials Transportation Certification (Nuclear Densometers)
  • MDOT Density Certification
  • MDOT Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Certification
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI) Level I, Level II, Adhesive Anchor, Aggregate, Laboratory, Flatwork and Concrete Strength Certifications
  • Michigan Concrete Association (MCA) Level I and Level II Certifications
  • Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) Field Auditor
  • Exterior Insulation Finishing System (EIFS) Certification
  • Michigan Department of Environmental Quality - Storm Water Management - Industrial and Construction Sites
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional ( LEED AP)

McDowell & Associates has attained the following corporate certifications:

  • Certificate of Awardability - State of Michigan
  • Certificate of Compliance - Wayne County, Michigan
  • Former Qualified Underground Storage Tank Consultant (QUSTC)1
  • MDOT Approved Geotechnical Engineering Services Provider

Notes:  1. May 1, 2012 legislation amended Part 215, the Refined Petroleum Fund (RPF) of the NREPA.  The Part 215 changes repealed the DEQ’s obligation to evaluate and annually update a list of QCs and CPs approved to perform leaking UST cleanup work. Click this link for more information.


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