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Join PTI Persons, firms or corporations qualifying for either organization-level or individual membership in accordance with the definitions described below, that accept and agree to be governed by the By-Laws of the Post-Tensioning Institute, may apply for membership by completing the registration process on-line or by downloading an application (Organizational-Level or Professional) form and returning it to the Post-Tensioning Institute by mail or fax with your payment of the annual dues.
 
To apply for PTI membership on-line, click here.
 

Organizational-Level Membership


Post-Tensioning Supplier:

An individual, firm or corporation, who maintains one or more locations from which it engages in one or more of the following:
  • Tendon Fabricator - Fabrication of unbonded or bonded post-tensioning materials
  • Unbonded Tendon Extrusion-only Facility - Extrusion of sheathing on strand for unbonded single strand tendons
  • Post-Tensioning Direct Seller - Sale of post-tensioning materials to any entity involved in the construction process for an individual project
  • Post-Tensioning Distributor or Reseller - Sale of post-tensioning materials purchased from another company to any entity involved in the construction process for an individual project

Prestressing  Supplier:

An individual, firm or corporation, who maintains one or more locations from which it engages in one or more of the following:
  • Prestressing Manufacturer - Manufacture of prestressing strand, bar or wire used by those eligible for Post-Tensioning Supplier Membership
  • Prestressing Direct Seller - Sale of prestressing strand, bar or wire to any entity eligible for Post-Tensioning Supplier Membership
  • Prestressing Distributor or Reseller - Sale of prestressing strand, bar or wire purchased from another company to any entity eligible for Post-Tensioning Supplier Membership

Associate:

An individual, firm or corporation engaged in the manufacture and/or sale of equipment or other materials used by those eligible for Post-Tensioning Supplier Membership.

Affiliate:

An individual, firm or corporation engaged in a business or industry of providing products or services allied or related to the business of those eligible for Post-Tensioning Supplier Membership excepting professional services licensed by a State or Province. An individual, firm or corporation that accepts contracts to deliver post-tensioning materials and/or labor shall be eligible for Affiliate membership provided that the individual, firm or corporation does neither the tendon fabrication nor the tendon installation with its own facilities or forces.

Contractor Company:

A firm, or corporation that contracts with another organization or individual for the construction of a building, bridge or other structure in which post-tensioning is used, or that is engaged in the installation or stressing of post-tensioning materials.

Consulting Company:

A firm or corporation engaged in providing professional consulting services to the Institute, its Members, their customers or the Post-Tensioning Industry.

Association:

Any trade association or organization having United States income tax exemption or having purposes and objectives compatible with the goals and purposes of the Institute.

To view or download the latest dues rates for PTI organizational-level categories of membership, click here.



Professional (Individual) Membership

Persons qualifying for Professional Membership in accordance with the definitions below who accept and agree to be governed by the By-Laws of the Post-Tensioning Institute may apply for membership on-line or by completing an application form and mailing it to PTI with payment of the first year’s dues. All membership applications must be approved by the PTI Board of Directors.

Note: persons who work for companies that are eligible for one or more company-level categories of membership may not apply for professional membership unless the company is also a member.

Category

Description

Annual Dues

Design Professional:

Licensed Design Professional - An individual who is licensed to practice structural design or architecture.

Engineers and Architects-in-Training - An individual who is a graduate of a recognized institution of higher learning, in the field of architecture or engineering, but who has not yet fulfilled the requirements for professional licensing.
$195.00

Construction Professional:

Contractor/Builder - An individual who is employed by a firm, or corporation that contracts with another organization or individual for the construction of a building, bridge or other structure in which post-tensioning is used, or that is engaged in the installation or stressing of post-tensioning materials.

Construction Engineer/ Construction Manager -  An individual who plans, manages and/ or inspects construction projects.

Inspector/ Testing Technician - An individual who performs inspection and/or testing related to post-tensioning systems or post-tensioned construction.
$195.00

Government Employee:

An individual who is employed by federal, state or local government. $195.00

Academic:

Educator – An individual who is employed full-time as a professor/ instructor in a recognized institution of higher learning, in the architectural, engineering or construction management field.
$195.00
Student - An individual who is enrolled full-time in a recognized institution of higher learning, in the architectural, engineering or construction management field.  Official transcript required.
$40.00

Other Professional Services:

Legal Professional – An attorney or other legal professional who advises or represents the Institute, its Members, their customers or the Post-Tensioning Industry in legal matters.

Information Technology Consultant – An individual who provides consulting services related to computer systems and applications to the Institute, its Members, their customers or the Post-Tensioning industry.

Researcher/Scientist - An individual who is possesses an degree from a recognized institution of higher learning in the field of science, including: physics, chemistry,  and geology, and who performs services for the Institute, its Members, their customers or the Post-Tensioning industry.

$195.00

Special:

Retired Professional – An individual who qualifies for one or more of the above professional categories, but who has retired from full-time employment either as an employee for a firm, corporation or organization, or as a professional consultant.
$40.00

International Professional Member:

A person with the same qualifications as noted above, but who resides outside the U.S., Canada or Mexico $195.00
   
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Member Organizational Level

In addition to a member classification, each PTI member shall be designated an organizational level as either a North American member or International member depending on two factors: first, on its location, and second whether it conducts business in North America.

North American Organizational-Level Member

A firm or corporation that meets one or more of the following qualifications:
  • Maintains one or more offices in North America.
  • Sells or delivers [post-tensioning materials] into North America.

North American Professional Member:

An individual that meets one or more of the following qualifications:
  • Maintains one or more residences in North America.
  • Provides professional services and/or is employed in North America.

International Member:

An individual, firm or corporation that does not qualify for either North American Organizational-Level or Professional member type status as defined above.

 

 

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