Department of Transportation

Portland Cement Concrete Inspector

The written examination for a Concrete Inspector consists of the following areas: 

• Fundamentals

• Sampling and Testing

• Control and Inspection

• Specifications

After successful completion of the written examination, the applicant will be required
to pass a practical examination demonstrating his/her proficiency in conducting tests
common to concrete quality control. Certification as a Concrete Inspector qualifies the
employee, either Industry or Division, to perform sampling and/or testing of concrete
relevant to the quality control program or acceptance program respectively.

If an individual holds a current ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician – Grade I
Certification they may become a West Virginia Department of Highways Certified
Portland Cement Concrete Inspector by submitting the proper ACI documentation and passing a West Virginia Division of Highways online certification exam. For more information please contact:

Mr. Mark Dickson
West Virginia Department of Highways
Materials Control, Soils and Testing Division
190 Dry Branch Drive 
Charleston, WV 25306

If you have any questions please call or email Mr. Dickson.
Office phone: 304.558.9864   Fax: (304) 558-0253