Shield provides Special Inspection services to a variety of clientele. Each of these services is performed in accordance with the International Building Code (IBC) Chapter 17 requirements, as well as any additional requirements imposed by the project design team to ensure accurate, conclusive results. Shield has certified field technicians, engineers, and subcontractors available to perform Special Inspections of:


  • Verification of Soils 
  • Excavation and Filling 
  • Piling and Drilled Piers 
  • Modular Retaining Walls 
  • Reinforced Concrete
  • Post Tension Concrete 
  • Precast Concrete 
  • Pre-Stressed Concrete 
  • Concrete and Steel Fabricator Inspections 
  • Structural Masonry 
  • Structural Steel – Welding and Bolting 
  • Sprayed Fire Resistant Materials 
  • Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) 
  • Seismic Resistance 
  • Smoke Control 
  • Detention Basin


…and more


If your project contains a construction element, we can help. Shield has decades of experience working with developers, commercial construction firms, and federal building projects that makes us industry experts when it comes to construction and testing techniques. Give us a call today to find out more about how our expertise can benefit your operation.