BARGE DOCKSchneider Engineering & Consulting has the expertise to perform above and below waterline structural inspections and assessments in coordination with our sister company, Orion Diving and Salvage.  All work is performed according to the ASCE “Manual of Standard Practice for Underwater Inspections”.  Damage or deterioration found is catalogued and rated by the structural element, structural system, and facility overall.  All dive work is done with safety in mind and dive operations are carried out according to ASDC guidelines.  Inspections may be carried out by small boat, dive vessels, or in-water as needed.  All Inspection work is performed by licensed Professional Engineers experienced in Inspection and damage assessment.

Schneider Engineering & Consulting provides facility assessments based on real data gathered during our inspections. We collaborate with our clients to provide reporting that is easily understood by the report reviewer, with catalogued data, above and below waterline photographs, videos if requested, and reports authored for the intended audience. As part of the services, we can provide:

  • Periodic General Condition Assessments
  • Conceptual Repair recommendations
  • Schedule based mitigation strategies
  • Opinions of Probable Cost (OPC) for mitigation of damages.
  • In-person Report reviews for high level capital expenditures.
  • Repair Detailed Designs
  • Construction Bid Documents
  • Construction Estimates based on Repair Designs
  • Technical Specifications
Vessel Impact Events

Vessel Impact Events

SEC can mobilize rapidly to assist clients in determining the operational capacity of structures that have suffered impacts from vessels. Maintaining the operational capacity of the client’s business is our business, and quick reaction to collision events can lead to time critical restoration or operations.

  • Temporary Repairs
  • Turnout Selection
  • Permit Preparation and Submission
  • Agency Coordination
  • Construction Drawings
  • Construction Bid Documents
  • Construction Estimates
  • Technical Specifications
  • Bidding and Construction Services
Hurricane Damages​

Hurricane Damages

SEC can reach the damaged facilities as soon as the winds stop and flights resume. We can prepare damage reports, mitigation strategies, and repair designs, while maintaining constant communication with the ownership group or designated authority. Our personnel have responded to damaged facilities after the following hurricanes:
PM Inspections​

PM Inspections

SEC provides required maintenance Inspections as required by Company Oversight, Insurance Requirements, or Ownership Policy. Time sensitive mitigation strategies are provided, based on coordination with terminal facilities and expenditure oversight. We can assemble a required inspection manual for on-going use, as well as schedules, estimates for mediation and repair, or any other client needs relating to assessments and inspections. Past clients include:

  • Port Authority of Jamaica
  • Port Tampa Bay
  • Port of Miami
  • Chevron
  • Huntsman
  • Mosaic
  • Gulf Sulfur Services
  • Argos, LLC
  • Kinder Morgan
  • Ministry of Public Works, Commonwealth of the Bahamas