Multidisciplinary specialist (MS Mechanical Engineering) with 20+ years of experience. Specialized in Condition Assessment of Buildings and Structures.
Worked in USA, China, Ukraine, Poland Russia, Germany.
We are certified to fly according to the protocols for: DroneBase, Loveland Innovations, DroneDeploy, Droners and other drone service providers.
FAA Remote Pilot (Drone) license - since 2016.
Trained (Appalachian State, 2019) for PV (solar) systems aerial inspections;
Licensed Public adjuster (NC Dpt of Insurance);
Certified nationally as inspector with multiple professional societies (AWS, ASNT, NAMP, ICRI);
Affiliations: AWS, ASNT, NACE, AEE, BEC;

Drones: DJI P3Pro, DJI P4Pro, DJI P3ProV2
Software platforms: ContextCapture (Bentley), Pix4D, Agisoft, DroneDeploy (Pro);

Achievements: 2016-21. Implemented commercial application of aerial (drone) data for remote inspection, mapping, 3D modeling and multi-spectral analyses of the civil structures & buildings, including Infra-Red (IR), Near-infrared (NIR), ultraviolet (UV) and NDVI spectrum.
Topography surveys, inspections of historic building facades and metal elements. Flag pole inspections.

Selected experience/projects:
2016. Drone work on commercial and institutional buildings, including historical structures. Diagnosed building envelope problems (fenestration, masonry, terracotta, roof, flashing, etc.). Mapping, elevation maps, 3D models, NDVI and RGB mapping.
2016-17. Evaluation of Plant health at soccer field after the season, detection of anomalies, participation in development of corrective measures, comparison of the plant health after the corrective measures, prior to the next season. (NDVI & RGB mapping).
2017. Drone work at two buildings in campus of NCSU (Raleigh): DHL Library and Poe Hall. Orthophotos & overlay over existing dwgs and 3D models in SketchUp. Estimates and prioritizing of repairs;
2016-17. Indoor flights inside Coliseums (Greensboro and Winston-Salem). Visual inspection and documentation of work progress during welding of the roof framing system and tableau reconstruction.
2016-19. Safety inspection of facades of historical buildings and structures (chimneys, water and light towers, solar panels);
2018. Post-Tornado Hi-Res mapping and 3D models of damaged areas in Greensboro; (Mapping, 3D models, estimates, Report);
2018. Condition assessment and documentation of corrosion damage at storage silos (Campbell Soup). (Mapping, 3D models, estimates, Report);
2017-18. Video (4k/60fps) still photos (4k) material for advertising agencies (Pinehurst Golf fields and Pinehurst Resort Campus, NC) and for TV news (Post-Tornado footage of damaged areas in Greensboro), Real Estate footage in Greensboro and in West Franklin (NC);
2016-19. Pre-construction mapping, construction progress, As-built condition for several projects in NC (Mapping, 3D models).
2019. Aerial inspection of PV (Solar) array condition (visual);
2020. Aerial inspections of the roofs in Greensboro, NC. 3D modeling of portions of historical buildings, based on the drone visual inspection.
2020-2021. Weekly Hi Resolution mapping of construction site of a distribution center (600,000 sq.ft) for a Contractor for internal Quality Audit.
2021. Visual inspection of the terracotta facade, 80 ft flag pole of 98 years old high-rise building, inspection of cell tower, evaluation of the required height of the antenna (P&G facility).
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Eric Alverson
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July 29, 2021

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