Expert 529007 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in Construction Engineering with expertise in Joint Pole Authorization (JPA), assisting in the construction and maintenance of utility poles, power utility companies, communication companies, designing wireless and analog facilities, underground construction, excavating, trenching, conduit placements, manhole placements and rehabs, rock wheel, trencher, backhoe, bore and jack operations. I have additional knowledge in service and outside plant restoration in numerous fire, flood, hurricane and tornado afflicted areas, as well as the replacement of hundreds of poles broken by man and other natural causes. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations and depositions.

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Expertise Description

I have been employed by companies and have owned companies in the business of providing underground construction for the placement of underground utilities and pipelines. My work experience spans over twenty years working directly in the underground industry. My companies have served in both Prime Contractor and Subcontractor capacities. I have held positions and job duties in companies that include but are not limited to: General Laborer, Customer Service Representative, Underground Vault (manhole) Setter, Sales Executive, Area Manager, Project Manager, Estimator, General Manager, Vice President and President. I have extensive knowledge of underground construction, related equipment and have experience in the selection, procurement, utilization, and maintenance of such equipment. A list of equipment includes but is not limited to: Trucks, Heavy Trucks and Trailers, Forklifts, Cranes both track and Truck mounted, Skid steer, Skip Loader, Backhoe, Excavator, Loaders, Compactors, Trenchers, Boring Machines, Horizontal Directional Drills (HDD), Pit Launched Directional Drills, Pneumatic Hammers, and Hydraulic Moles. I have worked and overseen successful projects to install pipeline and conduit for Cable TV, Fiber Optic, Gas, Electric, Water, Sewer, and Storm Drain. Other pipe and conduit installations include, Seawater Return Pipe Lines, Defrosting Pipeline, Hydro Augers and Contaminated Soil Remediation Lines. Under my direction my companies have built and installed Fiber Optic Conduit Networks for inner-city and long haul projects. The projects utilized High Density Poly Ethylene (HDPE) pipe ranging in size from 1 inch in diameter to 42 inches in diameter. I have served as a consultant in both private and public works and have been retained by cities, engineering firms and law firms. As a consultant, I have provided services such as expert witness, feasibility study, method recommendation, bore plan and design input, specification review, cost estimating, contractor review, project monitoring, document review, and litigation.

Expert 518082 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have owned and been employed by numerous companies for over 20 years in the business of providing underground construction for the placement of underground utilities and pipelines. My companies have served in both Prime Contractor and Subcontractor capacities. My expertise includes working with Underground Construction, Fiber Conduit Placement, Trenchless Construction, and Horizontal Directional Drilling. I have been providing expert witness services for more than 5 years.

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Expertise Description

I have more than three decades experience as a practicing safety engineer. My practice scope includes construction, general industry, transportation, and heavy trucking. I specialize in safety and hazardous materials management in the building trades induding safe material handling (forklift) operations. I provide safety consulting and training to government agencies and private firms. Approximately 50% of my practice scope involves occupational injury and fatality (industw), and remaining 50% involves heavy trucking, commercial fleet, and driver training and compliance. Typical construction cases Involve cranes, hot asphalt, roofing injury, falls from height, open holes and skyiights, crushing and struck-by, or caught-in injuries. I frequently review casework involving materiai handling (forklift), crane operations. trucking, excavation and trenching, and confined space entry. As a practicing emergency responder (government and private firms), I provide onsite rescue, consultation, training and recommendations per the standard of care for technical rescue. I previously served as a Journeyman Union Carpenter, a Construction Teamster, and equipment and crane operator. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a safety engineering expert witness in California, Utah, Nevada, and Louisiana for numerous clients.