We’re thrilled to have Shelly Masone onboard as our new Business Development Director, for Ecotech Hydro Excavation, Severn, MD
Shelly Masone is a graduate of West Virginia University with a degree in Business Administration-Marketing including minors in Spanish and Dance. She has developed, trained, and managed both sales and marketing consultants for the past 22 years in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
It was wonderful to have an opportunity to exhibit and network last week at the 2021 Greater Chesapeake Damage Prevention Training Conference, and it was great to be in person again!
Thanks so much to Miss Utility of Maryland and Miss Utility of Delmarva One Call teams for all of their planning and hard work in hosting and pulling together an AMAZING event!
SUE is a form of engineering that entails managing risks associated with utility mapping. The inability to obtain reliable underground utility information continues to be an ongoing problem. Ecotech’s vacuum excavation services play a supporting role in the overall SUE process. The most effective way to map utilities with 100% accuracy is Level A locating to see the underground utilities visually.
Benefits of Core Drill
✅ Eliminates the possibility of damage to underground utilities
✅ Less disruption to traffic
✅ Temporary repair is installed with a cold patch
✅ Permanent repair is done by grouting the core back in place. This is approved as a permanent restoration by the Department of Transportation.
Interested in our Core Drill Services? Contact us today
Here at Ecotech, our policy is to reach for the highest level of safety while complying with government health and safety law and regulations. Every member of the Ecotech team receives extensive training through our comprehensive Employee Training Program. As a member of ISNetworld, Veriforce, Avetta, and BROWZ our safety data and records are on file and available for inspection.
Per The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Subsurface Utility Engineering or SUE for short is a form of engineering that entails managing risks associated with utility mapping. Starting with a work plan outlining the scope of work, schedules, risk, as well as the desired method SUE is used in utility relocation coordination and design, assessments, estimates, implementation and more.
“Vacuum excavation techniques are employed to expose and record the precise horizontal and vertical position of the assets. This information is then typically presented in CAD format or a GIS-compatible map. A conflict matrix is also created to evaluate and compare collected utility information with project plans, identify conflicts and propose solutions. The concept of SUE is gaining popularity worldwide as a framework to mitigate costs associated with project redesign and construction delays and to avoid risk and liability that can result from damaged underground utilities.”
Read our interview with Bill Steinhart of Rettew Associates on their partnership with Ecotech involving Subsurface Utility Engineering here.
Sources – https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/programadmin/history.cfm
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