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Onsite Field Inspection

Soils and Foundations Inspection

  • Field density testing by nuclear, sand cone method or lightweight deflector meter

  • Borrow evaluation

  • Foundation evaluation

  • Proof roll on subgrade

  • Monitoring of engineered fills

  • Bearing testing on continuous footings and spread footings

  • Shell and H-Piles 

  • Drilled shafts/ drilled piers/caissons

  • Pile load tests

  • Micro-Piles

  • Auger Cast Piles

  • Rammed aggregate piers

  • Tieback anchor inspection

Portland Cement Concrete Inspection

  • Field control tests: slump, air content, yield, temperature

  • Placement monitoring

  • Batch plant inspection

  • Portable concrete coring

  • Non-destructive (rebound hammer) testing, sounding of concrete-hammer or chain drag method

  • Evaluation of concrete in service

  • Evaluation of distress

  • Reinforcement Inspection

  • Post-Tensioning Inspection

  • Compressive Strength testing and Flexural Strength Testing

  • Mass concrete temperature monitoring

Masonry Inspection

  • Field monitoring of masonry construction

  • Reinforcement Inspection

  • CMU, Mortar, and Grout Compressive Strength Testing

Asphalt Concrete Inspection

  • Placement monitoring

  • Plant inspection

  • Field density testing

  • Portable coring

Fireproofing Inspection

  • Thickness Testing

  • Cohesion Testing

  • DFT Testing (paint)

Structural Steel

  • Bolt torque testing

  • Steel erection observation

  • Fabrication shop observation

  • Visual Weld Inspection

  • Magnetic Particle and Ultrasonic Testing

Roofing Inspection

  • New roof installation monitoring

Wood Framing Inspection

  • New building inspection shear wall, nailing pattern


  • DFT (Paint Thickness Testing)

  • WFT (Paint Thickness Testing)

  • Onsite Monitoring and surface preparation-temperature, dew point, humidity.

Floor Testing

  • R/H Wagner Meters

  • Vapor Emissions Testing

  • Floor Flatness and Floor Levelness Testing


Construction Quality Management

  • Establishing project specific quality control plans

  • Inspection & testing plans (ITP)

  • Quality control audits

  • Quality assurance audits

  • Onsite Quality Manager assistance (Full or Part time)

  • Specification review


Certified Laboratory

The CFS laboratory is AASHTO R18 accredited through Construction Materials Engineering Council Inc. (CMEC) and Army Corps of Engineers.

  • Aggregate - ASTM C117, C136, C702

  • Concrete - ASTM C1064, C1077, C1231, C138, C143, C172, C173, C231, C31, C39, C511 

  • Fireproofing - ASTM E605, E736

  • Soils - ASTM D1556, D1557, D2216, D2487, D698, D8167


Geotechnical Drilling and Engineering

  • Shallow and deeper depths

  • Split-Spoon Sampling per ASTM D 1586

  • Shelby Tube Sampling per ASTM D 1587

  • Rock Coring

  • Asphalt Coring

  • Concrete Coring

  • Ground-water Monitoring Well Installation

  • Foundation design-Shallow or Deep

  • Earth Retaining Structures


Our Company


Construction Field Services, LLC. (CFS) is a women owned firm providing Geotechnical & Construction Material Testing, Construction Special Inspection, Laboratory Testing, Clean construction or demolition debris (CCDD) and SWPP inspections throughout Indiana, Illinois and Southwestern Michigan.  We provide laboratory testing services to comply with American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) & American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) procedures.

CFS is a women business owned firm and is a certified Diversity Supplier for the following entities:

  • Signatory with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 per the materials testing field technicians and drillers agreement.

  • Laboratory is AASHTO R-18 accredited through Construction Materials Engineering Council, Inc (CMEC) and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE)

  • Indiana Public Works (IPW) qualified to provide construction inspection of institutional architecture and Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) qualified to perform construction inspection.

  • Indiana-Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) with IDOA and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) with INDOT

  • Illinois- Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) with CMS BEP, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) with IDOT, Metra, Pace, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), City of Chicago.

  • National – Women’s Business Enterprise National Counsel (WBENC) and Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)


CFS company officers have a combined experience of over 50 years in the construction industry working on hospitals, refineries, nuclear power plants, railways, highways, airports, educational facilities, electrical substations and commercial developments.  Our highly trained staff includes a wide variety of experienced professionals, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and American Concrete Institute (ACI), and International Code Counsel (ICC) special inspectors and technicians. CFS is signatory with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 per the material testing field technicians and drillers agreement. 



Head Office


8762 Louisiana St, Suite N 

Merrillville, IN 46410

Office Telephone: 219-750-9138

Office Fax: 219-750-9217

After hours emergency scheduling: 219-771-3532 (Veronica) or 219-405-3445 (Chris)

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