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OUR TEAM

TEL :203-949-7733 | OPEN: MONDAY-FRIDAY 7:00-5:00

TSMT’s management team is a well-coordinated, well-educated and resourceful group of individuals who work well together, and work well with our clients. We will provide you with high quality service to fulfill your contract needs. We have Licensed Professional Engineers and Junior Engineers that have over 20 years of experience in the industry.

Habib A. Chaudhary P.G – Operations Manager/Special Inspector

Mr. Chaudhary has over 20 years of experience in construction materials testing and inspection. He has extensive knowledge and expertise in leading industry codes and standards development in many areas. Mr. Chaudhary taught the Soil Mechanics Course at the University of Hartford, School of Engineering and holds a degree in Civil Engineering concentration from Charter Oak State College, New Britain CT. He is responsible for all inspection operations on daily basis. He assigns inspection personnel according to job orders, reviews field reports and conducts safety training for all field and plant personnel. Mr. Chaudhary is certified to perform asphalt, concrete and soil field testing, and is NICET and IBC certified. He has over 17 years experience with Tri State; during his tenure he has held a variety of supervisory positions.

Specialty Testing & Certifications:
ACI- Concrete Construction Special inspector (CCSI)
ACI- Certified Field Technician – Grade 1
ACI-Certified Strength Test Technician
State Licensed Professional Geologist (P.G.)
NICET – Level 3 Geotechnical Engineering Tech./Construction
NICET – Level 1 (Geotechnical Exploration/Laboratory)
ICC – Certified Fireproofing Special Inspector
Certified Technician Fire stopping
GPR – (Subsurface Interface Radar in Engineering)
Nuclear Density Gauge Certified Technician;
10 Hours –OSHA Training

Imran Chaudhary – Laboratory Manager

Mr. Chaudhary is responsible for all lab operations and testing of asphalt, concrete, soils, masonry and other building products. He has over 6 years experience in construction materials testing and inspection. Mr. Chaudhary is an ACI Level-1 Laboratory Testing Technician. He would be available to perform the necessary laboratory testing required on projects.

Specialty Testing:
ACI- Certified Strength Testing Technician,
ACI Certified Technician – Grade I
ACI-Level II Concrete Construction Special Inspector
ICC- Certified Fireproofing Special Inspector
Mag. Particle level-1 & 2
Nuclear Density Gauge Certified
Certified Technician Fire stopping
30 Hours – OSHA Training

Paul J. Hessel, P.E. – Laboratory Director

Paul J. Hessel, Professional Engineer and Laboratory Director serves as the Project Manager. Mr. Hessell is responsible for monitoring quality control and compliance for special inspections and laboratory testing. He manages our document control system, certification review, training, material handling and non-conformance system. He is responsible for overseeing inspection and testing of various building components, including windows and exterior wall systems, doors, concrete and steel. Mr. Hessel is in charge of ensuring that all laboratory and field personnel are in compliance with applicable regulatory agencies, building codes and industry standards. He has been a Licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Connecticut and New York for over 28 years. Mr. Hessel would be available on a need basis and would be providing Professional Engineering services in the field and signing off on the field and laboratory testing reports. Since becoming Laboratory Director at Tri State, he has been responsible for overseeing various projects.

Dr. MS Keshawarz, P.E. – Project Engineer

Dr. Keshawarz has been a licensed professional engineer in the state of Connecticut more than 15 years and has been special inspector for numerous projects for this firm.  He has a broad civil engineering background as a professor and specializes in geotechnical engineering.  He has over15 years of engineering experience working on various projects. He has been working for this firm since 2005 as an engineer.

Dr. Keshawarz has managed all phases of geotechnical engineering projects: site investigation (fill, glacial soil, sand, clay, peat/organic soil, and rock), engineering analysis, and performed construction engineering services.  He has provided project engineering, project management, and review for geotechnical projects. Dr. Keshawarz is knowledgeable in Field Engineering and Groundwater Hydrology). Dr. Keshawarz will be available for this project on a need basis.

Professional Affiliations:

Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)                              

Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Chris Purinton – Structural Steel Inspector (CWI- AWS)

Mr. Purinton has over 25 years experience in the structural steel, piping, testing and inspection industry.  As a steel and welding Certified Inspector, he has worked on many projects for TSMT, including the Pfizer Buildings (Groton, CT), VA Hospital (Rocky Hill, CT), and hundreds other major projects. He is responsible for overseeing all steel and wood framing inspections for TSMT contracts and directly addresses field issues in these areas. Mr. Purinton is certified by AWS and IBC, and is a certified structural steel and welding inspector. He will be available on a daily basis for this project.

Specialty Testing & Certifications:

Level II Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic Particle and Liquid Penetrant Inspector

10 Hours –OSHA Training

Neal J. White, P.E. – Special Inspector

Neal J. White, Professional Engineer serving as a structural steel special inspection Coordinator, he has more than 15 years structural steel inspection experience. He is responsible for monitoring quality control and compliance for special inspections.

Rehan Chaudhary – Senior Field Technician

Mr. Rehan Chaudhary is a concrete special inspector. He is also responsible for testing asphalt, concrete, reinforcing bars, soil, masonry and other field special inspections. He has over 9 years of experience in the construction inspection industry. Mr. Rehan Chaudhary would be available on a daily basis to perform the necessary testing required on projects.

Specialty Testing:

ACI- Concrete  Field Technician Grade-1  

Nuclear Density Gauge Certified technician

10 Hours – OSHA Training

Aslam Syal – Senior Field Technician

Mr. Aslam Syal is a concrete special inspector. He is also responsible for testing asphalt, concrete, reinforcing bars, soil, masonry and other field special inspections. He has over 8 years experience in construction inspection industry. Mr. Rehan Chaudhary would be available on a daily basis to perform the necessary testing required on this project.

Specialty Testing:

ACI- Concrete  Field Technician Grade-1  

Nuclear Density Gauge Certified technician

10 Hours – OSHA Training