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FIELD TRIP! The podcast goes on the road to visit the Barry Isett & Associates testing facility!

Tracy Sturla June 6, 2022 93


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No one likes a field trip more than our co-hosts, Chris and Jon. In this episode, the guys share their unique on-site visit to the Barry Isett and Associates Mechanicsburg field testing facility. They were joined by Isett team members  Nick Bauer, project manager, and Erin Burke, marketing director who showed them about construction materials testing, the importance of testing, why it’s necessary for projects, and what they do daily to help to make the job site and projects safer overall. 

Bauer, who has his degree in geology and environmental geo-sciences conducted a tour of the testing facility and the guys were able to see actual testing taking place. 

As Burke stated, there’s no better experience than hands-on experience to understand what Barry Isett and Associates do. 

Listen to the episode to learn about the materials they test and why. You’ll also learn about slump and swing tests and the impact these tests have on a project. 

Barry Isett has been serving the Pennsylvania market for over 45 years. They consider themselves part of the construction team. Isett is a full-service multi-discipline engineering and consulting firm headquartered in Lehigh Valley with seven regional offices serving eastern and central Pennsylvania.

The Building PA Podcast would also like to recognize our partnership with Barry Isett and Associates as the sponsor of the Healthy Work Environments Series.

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