Girum Retta
Senior Construction Inspector / Supervisory Field Technician

Inspection Experience
Girum Retta has been a senior construction inspector since 1999. He has provided to clients inspection and testing services for a range of structural materials, including soils, cast-in-place concrete, reinforcing steel, bituminous concrete (asphalt), CMU wall construction, sprayed-on fireproofing, and bolting of structural steel. Mr. Retta can conduct a variety of non-destructive tests of construction materials and has extensive experience performing tests in our laboratory.Mr. Retta has also participated in condition surveys of existing buildings.

Among the projects for which Mr. Retta has provided inspection and testing services are Academy Homes II in Roxbury, North Andover High School, and Kendall Square Building A in Cambridge.

Education
Computer-Ed Business Institute, Boston, MA, Auto CADD Certificate, 1998
International Workshop on Housing, Nairobi, Kenya, UNCHS Certificate, 1991
Polytechnic Institute of Byelorussia, Minsk, Russia, Msc. In Industrial and Civil Engineering, 1984
College of Teacher Education, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Diploma in Physics, 1975

Certifications
American Concrete Institute (ACI) , Concrete Field Testing Technician
U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Fundamentals of Safety and Gauge Operation
Post Tensioning Institute Level I