August 30, 2017

Housing

Apartment Block in summer, H?gern?s in Sweden.

Sci-Tek has provided engineering services for public housing authorities for more than 15 years. We have the specialized experience, technical competence, and knowledge of public housing requirements and a history of delivering value added service to our clients. 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 SITE ASSESSMENTS AND REMEDIATION 

  • 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

Sci-Tek is providing Lead Based Paint (LBP) Inspection Services for the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) associated with its home rehabilitation programs.  In accordance with program requirements, the URA is responsible for delineating the area of LBP contamination and to have testing for clearance inspections performed. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides the funding for the services and therefore all services performed must be in compliance with their rules and regulations.

On-Call Environmental Engineering Services

Philadelphia Housing Authority

Sci-Tek is providing on-call environmental engineering services for the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA), the largest housing agency in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the fourth largest in the nation, serving nearly 80,000 residents. PHA is organized under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to develop, acquire, lease and operate low-rent housing programs. Task orders completed so far include Harrison Plaza Rehabilitation, HUD Environmental Reviews, Ridge Avenue Assessment, and Phase IA Archaeological Investigations.

Former Germantown YWCA Rehabilitation

Keith B. Key Enterprises

Developer Keith B. Key Enterprises (KBK) is rehabilitating the Former Germantown YWCA building in Philadelphia, PA. This 5-story building was constructed in 1914 and has been vacant for approximately 10 years. KBK intends to renovate the building for upper floor residential units and lower floor commercial space.  Revitalization of this corridor of the Germantown neighborhood is in progress.  For this project Sci-Tek provided surveying and environmental assessment services.