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Sci-Tek engineers are very familiar with higher education facility design requirements. In the last five years, Sci-Tek has completed several projects at higher educational facilities. The services we can provide include:

Site Civil Design
  • Topographic and Boundary Surveys
  • Utility Coordination and Design
  • Grading, Drainage, Parking, Driveway, and Pavement Design
  • Sustainable Design including Green Stormwater Infrastructure
  • Erosion & Sediment Control Plans
  • Stormwater Management Plans
  • Permitting
  • Construction Plans and Specifications
  • Construction Administration Services
Environmental Consulting
  • Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Asbestos, Lead Paint, Hazardous Building Materials, and Mold Surveys
  • Asbestos Abatement Technical Specifications and Cost Estimates
  • Asbestos Abatement Air Monitoring
  • ADA Accessibility Assessments
Geotechnical Engineering
  • Subsurface Exploration
  • Geotechnical Analysis and Design
  • Construction Materials Engineering and Testing

Representative Projects

Chalfant Hall Renovation

Community College of Allegheny County

CCAC Allegheny Campus’ Chalfant Hall is one of the original mansions on what is known as Millionaire’s Row in the Allegheny West Historic District. The mansion was built around 1900 and is a four-story building and a Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation’s Historic Landmark. The building was acquired by CCAC in 1981 and is to be converted into CCAC’s Center for Faculty Innovation to enhance academic culture and support innovations in teaching and career planning and will also be home to the CCAC Virtual Campus. Sci-Tek provided environmental services to support the renovations.

Workforce Development and Training Center

Community College of Allegheny County

Sci-Tek provided site civil design, geotechnical exploration, surveying and a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment for the design of a 50,000 square foot, 3-story workforce training center. The center will house instruction for a range of high-demand jobs, including those in the additive manufacturing (3D printing), IT, and culinary fields. Other features will include smart classrooms, laboratories and multi-use spaces. Currently in construction and a soft opening is planned for Fall 2023.

Hodges Hall Renovation

West Virginia University

Sci-Tek provided environmental services for the complete renovation of Hodges Hall, originally built in 1950.  The newly renovated building will house the Office of Undergraduate Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies/Native American Studies, World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics of the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.  Also, the building will house a LGBTQ+ Center, Testing Center and several General-Purpose Classrooms. As a subconsultant to the architect, Sci-Tek provided Asbestos, Lead Paint, and Hazardous Materials Survey; Abatement Design Services; Bidding Services; and Construction Administration Services.