Who We Are
Foresight Engineering has been performing home inspections in New Jersey for over 26 years.
Besides being friendly, professional and personable, Foresight inspectors bring an eye for detail rarely found in other inspection companies, so your inspection process is not only thorough it will be a pleasurable one as well.
NJ Home Inspector License # 24GI00041300
NJ Industrial Commercial Building Inspector License #7787
Norman Rathborne has been a full time home inspector since 1990. He currently holds
both a residential and commercial building inspector licenses in New Jersey. He is a New Jersey homebuilder
and a long time member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI).
He is a NJ state certified radon technician and commercial pesticide applicator.
Prior to inspection work, Norman had 15 years of construction related experience that includes:
- Residential construction
- Commercial consulting
- Industrial consulting
- Engineering / design
- Metal fabrication for Ford, Merck, Johnson & Johnson
He has earned degrees/certificates from Raritan Valley Community College and Rutgers University.
Frederick "Rick" Hammitt
NJ Home Inspector License # 24GI00041000
NJ Professional Engineer # GE27842
Rick Hammitt founded Foresight Engineering in 1984. He has conducted over 12,000
home inspections since entering the industry in 1982. He has also performed structural
engineering studies and has been involved in radon testing and remediation since 1985.
Rick is a Licensed Professional Engineer, specializing in structural issues related to houses and buildings.
He has also completed dozens of Reserve Funding Studies for Condominium Associations. Rick is a Licensed Home
Inspector, and is a long time member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI). He is certified as a
Radon Specialist by the NJDEP. During the same period, he was also involved in residential construction and
renovation. Rick has trained a number of home inspectors over the years, including, coincidentally, the 2006
National ASHI and Garden State ASHI presidents. Prior to inspection work, Rick worked as an engineer in industry,
including Exxon Research and Engineering Co. Rick earned a BSE in mechanical engineering from Princeton University
and a MSE in the same field from the University of Michigan.
NJ Home Inspector License # 24GI100019900
Marc Pomerantz is a licensed home inspector. He is a member of the American Society
of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and has been doing home inspections full time for the past
ten years. He is also certified as a radon technician and a commercial pesticide
applicator by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection. Before his time as
an inspector, he worked for E.I DuPont de Nemours & Co. and retired as a Senior
Research Associate after 30 years of product development with the Photo Product
Department in New Jersey. Marc graduated from Pennsylvania State University.
Foresight Engineering credentials:
- College Degreed Engineers
- New Jersey Licensed Home Inspectors
- New Jersey Licensed Professional Engineers
- New Jersey Licensed Residential/Commercial/Industrial Building Inspectors
- New Jersey Licensed Radon Technicians
- Meets all Standards of NJ DEP for Radon Testing
- New Jersey Licensed Commercial Pesticide Applicators
- Members of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)
- Members of International Association of Certified Home inspectors (NACHI)
- Charter Members of the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists
Foresight Engineering has extensive experience:
- Over 50,000 completed home inspections
- Performed over 30,000 radon tests
- Top inspectors have completed 15,000 inspections each
Please call today to schedule your appointment!
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