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Expertise Description

With more than 25 years experience in civil infrastructures, I have spent my career working with building systems, balconies, parking garages, bridge piers, and decks. I have additional knowledge in forensic and failure investigation and litigation support on building envelopes; roofing systems; balconies; pavements and runways; parking structures; as well as material testing, including concrete, aluminum, steel, anchor bolts and asphalt. Through investigation and engineering analysis, I am able to determine the causes of structural performance issues, such as structural distress, excessive displacement, or excessive vibrations to partial or total structural collapse. I have also spent over 25 years offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a Buildings Construction Expert Witness in Illinois.

Expert 517541 - IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience working in the construction industry with a primary focus in home inspection. I worked as a carpenter apprentice and journeyman carpenter before moving on to work as a home inspector for numerous insurance companies. I was also the founder and president of my own construction and home inspection company for 10 years. I have strong experience inspecting moisture intrusion and other types of water damage, indoor air quality, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems, and electrical defects. I have also worked as a firefighter and Supervising Fire Marshal. I have more than 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 323972 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in Roofing, I have experience applying roofing materials, patching, construction testing and evaluation, repairing and maintaining roofs and exterior fixtures. I have knowledge of methods, materials and tools used in replacement and repair of variety of surfaces and drainage systems. My areas of expertise include leak detection, wood repair, mineral cap, cement tiles, metal, on-site survey, scaffold, and aluminum coating.

Expert 385970 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in diesel fuel systems. I have experience with design, specification, installation, startup, commissioning, troubleshooting, project management and inspections of diesel fuel systems for emergency backup generators and boilers. My areas of expertise also include pipe sizing, pump sizing, pump flow calculations; vent sizing; pressure calculations, overpressure alarms and sequences of operations, and back pressure devices.

Expert 400840 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have experience in the Nondestructive Testing and Welding Industry. I have extensive experience as a Nondestructive testing (NDT) level II in radiographic testing (RT), penetrant testing (PT), ultrasonic testing (UT), visual testing (VT), leak testing (LT), and magnetic particle (MT) on aerospace components, weldment assemblies, composites, forgings, structural steel, field refineries, pipelines, power plants and concrete applications both in labs and in the field. My additional experience includes managing fluoroscopic inspection (real time), spectrometer, Brinell scale, radiation safety and safety, welding inspections, teaching radiography, Eddy current, personnel safety, developing written practices and procedures, maintaining machine operations, and administrating level I, II, and III certification examinations. I have prior expert witness experience.