Metallurgical Engineering Expert Witness Illinois 511422

Expertise Description

I am an experienced metallurgical engineering expert witness with more than four decades in the industry. I have expertise in investigations involving design, manufacture, materials, and operational factors, including independent failure analyses. I specialize in complex issues involving multiple disciplines and/or accident reconstruction, with experience in both ferrous and non-ferrous alloys, including aluminum, titanium, and nickel-base superalloys. My work has included evaluation of components from aircraft, automobiles, trucks, railroad, industrial equipment, fire-damaged artifacts, electrical and gas appliances, and utility equipment. I am offering my services as a metallurgical engineering expert witness.

Industrial Hygiene Expert 513008 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience as an industrial hygienist. My expertise includes providing industrial hygiene and occupational safety services to both domestic and international clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, aerospace, construction, building management, insurance, legal, environmental engineering, and utilities. I am experienced in surveys designed to identify employee exposure potentials to chemical substances such as fibrous and nuisance dusts, volatile organic compounds, inorganic acids, aldehydes, lead and other metals, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide, bioaerosols (bacteria and fungi) and allergens; as well as physical agents such as noise, air temperature and relative humidity, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, vibration, and illumination. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 10 years as an industrial hygiene expert witness.

Chemical Engineer Expert 530825 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of consulting experience as an engineer with an emphasis in chemical engineering. My expertise includes refining, NGL, gas processing, facilities projects during Pre-FEED, FEED, PMC, commissioning, short-term, high-level consulting and trouble-shooting, risk prevention, tolling agreements, client/owner agreements, operations readiness consulting, operations and production information systems for operations and owner/clients.I havre additional focus in small LNG, including the ultra-compact designs by medium floating LNG, researching LNG technologies for developing an FLNG course, and recent investigatory simulations with colleagues commissioning micro-LNG.

Construction Engineering 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 experience offering my services as a construction engineering expert witness with consultations and deposition.

Utility Structures Expert 528849 GA

Expertise Description

I have worked with utility structures for more than 30 years. My areas of expertise include developing and testing tools, products and methods for inspection, repair or restoration, National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) compliance, and service utility wood pole restoration. I provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a utility structures expert witness for over 5 years.

Structural Engineer Expert 46548 CA(S)

Expertise Description

With over 40 years experience in geotechnical engineering, my expertise is in soil engineering, geology, foundation engineering, structural engineering, materials engineering, and hydrology. I also have knowledge in hillside residential developments, urban redevelopment, oil storage and water tanks, pipelines, bridges, multi-plate arch structures, waterfront structures, storm drains, reservoir embankments, and sewage disposal systems. I have spent more than 40 years as a geotechnical engineering expert witness with consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Underground Construction Expert 518082 AL

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.

Gas & Electric Construction Expert 525032 MI

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of consulting experience in engineering with an emphasis in gas and electric construction, permitting, civil, and project management, and utility design. I have worked in survey, right of way, easements, utility and gas transmission for years. I have dealt with the average person on land issues, as well as railroads, government, military, state, local and department of transportation. I have permitted environmental areas, and spent many hours researching land legal documentation for purposes of obtaining right of way and easements. I am offering my services as a gas and electric construction expert witness.

Civil Engineering Expert 517438 OH

Expertise Description

I have spent more than 20 years working in broad-based civil engineering, municipal engineering, and land development design. My experience includes a variety of civil engineering tasks involving numerous land development, stormwater management and hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, environmental, landfill, and municipal water system and sanitary sewerage projects. I have focused on engineering design in all aspects of land development, including infrastructure and utility design, site layout, hydraulic/hydrologic analyses, erosion and sedimentation control planning, and applicable regulatory permitting. I have also served as a civil engineering expert witness in Pennsylvania and Ohio regarding land development claims. I have been providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony to numerous clients for over 5 years.

Natural Gas Engineering Expert 520127 OH

Expertise Description

With more than 25 years experience in the field of Natural Gas Engineering, my background has been focused on construction in association with transmission, gathering, storage and distribution of pipeline systems and facility operations. I am also skilled with supervision and project management in design and construction, project prioritization, information system development, communication planning, contract management, system planning and targeted advertising and marketing plans. I have also spent time as a natural gas engineering expert in Ohio by providing such services as consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Underground Utilities 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.

Energy and Utility Expert 506242 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the Energy and Utility industry and have been involved in projects in more than 30 countries. I have expertise in developing grid modernization roadmaps, models for traceability from a field device, annual cycle models for wind farm production, and the review of data. I have additional experience in the development of smart metering and smart grid projects, and the development of regulators for smart grid road maps. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Power Plant Expert 135072 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience in power plant electrical engineering. My expertise includes nuclear power plants, oil field systems, steam generation boilers, heat recovery steam generators, gas turbines, steam turbines, micro-turbines, reciprocating engines, transformers, switchgear, power plant auxiliary equipment, controls, distribution, and air quality permits and reporting. I have prior expert witness experience.

Workplace Safety Expert 169114 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in the metal producing and rolling industry with arc furnaces, annealing furnaces, rolling mills, processing lines, and electrical substations. My areas of expertise include rolling mills, slitting lines, processing lines, annealing furnaces, electric arc furnaces, building maintenance, machinery maintenance, utility engineer, OSHA regulations, personnel safety, workplace safety, slips and falls, codes, industrial machinery, utility engineer, electrical substations, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, forensic engineering, fire cause and origin, electrocution investigation, and construction accidents. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

Hvac Expert 128222 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Commercial / Industrial HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) and Refrigeration Systems. My areas of expertise consist of industrial electrical equipment and systems, security systems and security systems maintenance, power systems, HVAC controls, solar codes and standards, process cooling, temporary power, chilled water and compressed air plants, facility management, preventative maintenance, and non-destructive diagnostics, such as thermographic imaging, radiography, broadband, real-time radiography, vibration analysis, oil trend analysis, laser alignment, frequency and harmonics analysis, communication wiring, and voltage and current analysis. I have extensive experience with industrial boilers, steam piping, boiling, filtration systems and heat exchangers, as well as battery fires, and fire and explosion detection. I have 15 years expert witness experience.

Product Design Mechanical Engineer Expert 96755 MN

Expertise Description

I have many years experience as a practicing mechanical engineer specializing in intellectual property, personal injury, product liability, and professional malpractice. My expertise includes: agricultural equipment; automated control systems; chain saws; consumer electronics; digital electronics; electrical appliances; electronic games and toys; electrical fires; electric / gasoline engine power tools; electric utility power plants; ergonomics; forensic engineer; forensic engineering; hand tools; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (H.V.A.C.) systems; industrial electronics; laboratory testing; leaf blowers; manufacturing equipment; manufacturing processes; medical devices; model designs; mowers; process control systems; quality control; railroad memorabilia; railway equipment; railway operations; regulatory compliance; safety interlocks; and water filtration systems. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Utility Electronics Expert 386767 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Utility and Electronics. My expertise includes development and manufacturing of energy measurement and control systems; metrology systems; information systems; telephone modem chips in conjunction with metering equipment; communicating power meters; water meters; modules; electric distribution automation; and communication systems. I have experience with numerous advisory and executive positions held with major international and utility companies.