Masons, contractors, inspectors, testing technicians and manufacturers are keys to quality masonry construction. Access resources, links and educational information for construction professionals here.
Masons build our dreams – our homes, the buildings we work in, and the buildings we play in, and pray in. They are critical Members of the Society, keeping our designs realistic, yet challenging, helping support research that moves the industry forward, and teaching us the importance of drawing details to scale to ensure they can be constructed.
Joining them is a host of other construction professional that including masonry testing technicians and special inspectors who assist in the quality assurance program.
While other organizations represent mason contractors and labor, TMS nevertheless needs their expertise, and enjoys the Membership of many mason contractors. For information on how to join TMS if you are a mason or contractor, click here and for information on TMS’s Construction Practices Committee and TMS 402/602, click here.
Besides being a venue where construction professionals can come together to network and learn from one another, TMS’s Construction Practices Committee has also downloaded the following resources, which can be ordered at no cost through TMS’s e-store:
TMS also offers a number of other resources through its e-store including:
- TMS 402/602 Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures, which is referenced by the International Building Code for the design and construction of new structural masonry
- Plan Set with Sample Quiz, which is popular for candidates preparing for the Structural Masonry Special Inspection Examination
In addition to these resources, TMS sponsors and hosts a number of educational seminars and workshops every year including:
- Masonry Testing Technician Training Programs with the option to offer the ACI Certification Examinations
- Structural Masonry Special Inspector Training Courses, which can also include Basic Plan Reading