Dale Yoder

Dale has been with MTE for 24 years. He enjoys panning for gold in the Cascades and bike riding the Centennial Trail along the Spokane River.

Laboratory Technical Director

Dale has more than 35 years of laboratory testing experience and currently manages technical consulting, personnel training, equipment procurement and quality control. 

Dale has extensive experience in testing of concrete (compressive, flexural, modulus of elasticity, etc.), soils analysis (particle size analysis, soil constants, moisture density relations, etc.), brick and concrete masonry, reinforcing steel, fiber reinforced polymer (FRP), structural steel and post tensioning strand for yield, elongation and tensile strength, calibration of load cells, stressing rams and dynamometers. He has also designed and tested asphalt and concrete mixes as well as procedures and test fixtures for specialized testing, weld procedure and welder qualifications.

B.S. Geology, Western Washington University

NICET Level 3 Construction Materials Testing - Concrete
NICET Level 3 Construction Materials Testing – Soils
NICET Level 2 Construction Materials - Asphalt
Troxler Certified for Nuclear Densometer
Corcoran Enterprises RSO Training Course
WABO Certified Supervising Laboratory Technician
NCMA Concrete and Masonry Testing Technician