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I have more than 10 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in Fire Protection. I progressive engineering experience that includes elements of engineering management, fire protection engineering, mechanical engineering, code enforcement, and code consulting in the public, private, military and international sectors. I have performed special inspections related to fire sprinkler systems, fire standpipe systems, fireproofing, firestopping, fire resistant rated construction, HVAC systems, chimney/flue systems, energy conservation code related requirements, and final inspections.
I have over 40 years experience as a professional engineer, as well as an electrical inspector and ICC certified residential inspector. My expertise includes: concrete inspections, construction defects and foundation performance; foundation evaluation and repair; water invasion source; extent of hidden water damages; mold etiology; EIFS; structural failure source and repair; builder warranty issues; workmanship; code conformance; damage causation; plumbing; windstorm certification; building fire-contractor defense; and certification of structural integrity / buildback. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.
I have over 30 years experience of providing fireplace, chimney and vent inspections at time of installation, repair, sale, or following disasters, including earthquake and fire. My specialties include construction defect analysis, construction specifications, earthquake assessment, educational training, and fire investigations. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.