What is CDT?
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) defines the Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) exam as,
“A comprehensive overview for anyone who writes, interprets, enforces, or
manages construction documents.”
To become certified,
each participant must pass a test requiring extensive study and knowledge of
construction project design and delivery. To provide the best
possible customer service, employees have completed, or are in the process of completing the CDT
Individual members of EMSEAL’s Inside Tech
team are CDT
certified by the Construction Specifications Institute passing
the Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) exam, demonstrating extensive
knowledge of official construction documentation standards and requirements.
The CDT title after an employee’s name indicates that they are versed in all
aspects of construction project delivery, including:
regulations, and standards
terms and language
certification program reflects EMSEAL’s mission of
expansion joint design. This practice emphasizes the importance
of the multiple roles involved in designing expansion joints, including
those of designers, manufacturers, contractors, and installers. Maximizing
the effectiveness of an expansion joint requires the collaborative efforts
of each individual specialist.
CDT certification allows EMSEAL’s employees
to more effectively and meaningfully interact with all members of the
construction field, from architects and designers through engineers and
installers. Their expertise in project delivery enables them to confidently
ensure all project requirements are met in accordance with The Construction
Specifications Institute’s official guidelines. The tech team’s thorough
knowledge of these guidelines, and all aspects of the construction process
from design through delivery, enables them to solve problems and offer
solutions both in the field and in the office.