Construction Expert Witness FL 522825

Expertise Description

I have spent over 30 years working in Construction & Engineering. My areas of expertise include Commercial Construction (large industrial buildings, professional and medical offices, convenience stores, television towers and support facilities, special-use facilities and churches), Civil Design (site planning and layout, roads, drainage, surface water pollution control, sanitary sewer systems, water distribution systems, utility relocation, zoning changes, zoning variances, FDEP, FDOT, and county and city permitting), and Structural Design and Forensic Engineering (reinforced concrete, pre-stressed concrete, timber, wood, reinforced masonry, structural renovations and modifications, piling, signs, roof inspections, water infiltration, water damages, construction and design defects, and storm damage). I have spent over 30 years offering deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a construction defect expert witness.

Structural Engineering Expert IL 519072

Expertise Description

With over 30 years experience in the civil/structural engineering field, my expertise has been focused on design and construction failures, restoration and renovation of older structures, foundation issues, design deficiencies, basement wall and slab cracking, wall cladding attachment failure (including glazing), beam and slab failure or adverse deflection, and mechanical equipment and piping investigations. I have additional expertise with the design and failure of equipment, including industrial lifting devises, tractor removal, bridge cranes, booms and telescopic cranes. I have also offered my services as a structural engineering expert witness for more than 15 years by providing consultations, as well as deposition and courtroom testimony.

Urban Civil Engineering Expert Witness 519284

Expertise Description

I have worked as a civil and structural engineer for over a decade. I have extensive experience in the design of commercial, civic, retail, office and residential urban-infill projects and parking structures, as well as various institutional and essential services facilities. My expertise focuses on design of cast-in-place, precast, prestressed and post-tensioned concrete, steel, metal stud, wood and masonry structures. I have prior experience offering my services as an urban civil engineering expert witness.

Building Contractor Expert 321437

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience in Civil Engineering with multiple engineering emphasis such as: Soil, Transportation and Traffic, Architectural Design, and I am also a licensed General Engineer and Building Contractor. I have built and designed custom homes, highways and roadways, and traffic signals and interchanges. I have experience with traffic control, and also retaining walls, slope repairs, townhomes, apartments, single-family homes, expansions and retrofits, and railroad construction. I have expertise in the California Building Code, seismic retrofits, manual uniform traffic control devices, cost estimating, scheduling, highway design manual, traffic manual, and public works standard plans and specifications. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Property Damage 52026

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in construction as a Licensed Insurance Adjuster, Real Estate Agent, and General Contractor. My expertise includes Construction Defects. I have experience with forensic damage assessment, wood repair, and replacement costs. My additional experience includes residential and commercial construction and consulting. I have over 15 years expert witness experience.

Construction Defect 97279

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in construction matters. My expertise includes: construction defects; construction inspections; welding inspections; construction investigations; construction materials / methods; concrete (including sampling); concrete inspections; heavy construction; high-rise construction; inspections (paint / coating thicknesses, spray-applied fireproofing, non-destructive welds testing); laboratory testing; lining / wrapping testing; masonry; mass concrete placements; multi-storey masonry structures; multi-storey post-tensioned parking structures; post-earthquake habitability inspections; reinforcing steel; small- and large-diameter pipeline pressure testing; slip-form construction; soils backfill testing; soils compaction / testing; and water tanks. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Civil Engineering 107331

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a civil engineer, specializing in structural engineering. My expertise includes: advanced composites; blast testing; bridge inspection; bridge rehabilitation; civil infrastructure renewal / sustainability; composites; concrete; concrete inspections; concrete repair / rehabilitation; construction defects; construction materials; failure analysis; ferrocement; fiber reinforced concrete; FPR; laboratory testing; masonry standards; materials engineering; non-destructive testing; reinforced concrete; research and development; steel reinforced polymers; strength evaluations; structural analysis; and structural fiber reinforced plastics. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

Construction 48086

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a professional engineer and licensed general contractor in consulting, design, construction project management, university teaching, and research. I specializes in structural analysis / design, damage and failure investigations, and construction defects / accidents. I have expertise in performance evaluation of constructed facilities including the effects of natural (wind, earthquake, flood, fire) and man-made (vibrations, blast and impact) hazards, damage assessment, and repair and retrofit design. Has served as an expert on small and multi-million-dollar claims. My experience includes buildings, bridges, concrete cooling towers, offshore platforms, silos, damage investigation of single and multi-family residential, commercial and historic buildings, storage tanks and underground water conduits, blast in underground coal mines, explosion in a chemical plant, effect demolition, pile driving and new construction on adjacent buildings, excessive floor vibrations, cracking, settlement, wind, fire and flooding damage, foundation distress, retaining walls, slabs and pavements, evaluation of defective concrete, terrazzo and other construction materials, water intrusion damage, contract disputes, product liability, accidents, personal injury, property damage, and failures during construction. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Metal And Corrosion 41630

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the area of materials and corrosion evaluation. I provide innovative solutions to problems related to deterioration and premature signs of distress of concrete, steel, and alloy structures by using non-destructive and test procedures. I specialize in identifying such factors as materials, environments, and compatibility that contribute to the service lives of various structures, including pre-stressed and post-tensioned bridges, cable stay bridges, reinforced bridge decks and substructures, parking garages, tunnels, large aquarium tanks, marine structures, underground pressurized steel and concrete pipelines, communication tower footings, buildings, components within buildings, waste water reactors, and an aluminum speed boat. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Architecture 461230

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Architecture with expertise in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, and Accessibility. I have experience with industrial buildings, earth retention, investigations on architectural evaluations of elevator failures; retaining wall failure building impact investigation; historic building fire damage renovation; new construction; office addition into existing metal building, wood, steal, and concrete; storage building addition to existing fire station, and architectural design, building evaluation, building assessment, production and management. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Construction Project Management 323643

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Construction with expertise in project management, pre-construction, design build and hard bid, estimating, contractor delay claims, contract administration and negotiation, contractual dispute, conflict resolutions, logistics, scheduling, field operations, site safety, production, cost control, commissioning, OSHA regulations, and closeout. I have knowledge in Heavy Commercial, Structural, Concrete Slabs, Cast-in-Place Concrete construction, with substantial background in Civil work, Structural Steel, Seismic Retrofit, most MEP installations and all Finishes as well as journeyman level knowledge in multiple trades (concrete, rough & finish carpentry, electrical, drywall and painting). I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.