Advanced Certified Steel Erector (ACSE)

As an AISC Certified Steel Erector Adams & Smith has demonstrated its ability to erect: large public and institutional buildings, heavy manufacturing plants, major bridges, continuous girder bridges, railroad bridges, power houses, major industrial facilities, locks and dams, high rise structures greater than 10 stories, and repair and rehabilitation of existing steel structures.

Our management team is committed to quality and safety. We understand the procedures involved and have ready access to the requisite talent, resources,and experience necessary to erect complex steel structures which involve techniques and requirements including, but not necessarily limited to:

  1. Construction from water
  2. Staged construction for maintaining traffic
  3. Coordination with railroads
  4. Composite construction
  5. Concrete-core construction
  6. Close tolerance erection (as in architecturally exposed structural steel)
  7. Use of gantry and other specialized crane systems
  8. Implementation of the quality and safety systems defined in the Certified Advanced Steel Erector checklist

In addition we have certified as an Advanced Steel Erector by demonstrating our ability in the following areas of steel construction:

  • Experience in retrofit and maintenance;
  • Experience with complex projects such as working over water and railroad tracks;
  • Experience with large-scale erection projects;
  • Experience and equipment for rivet removal;
  • Written procedure for jacking and use of falsework