Environmental Engineering Expert Witness Houston 96924

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in line management, project management and consulting and engineering serving the petroleum, petrochemical, chemical, natural gas, synthetic fuels, steel, manufacturing, secondary metals and transportation industries in the United States and abroad. I have significant technical expertise in conducting environmental audits and assessments related to property transfers, mergers and acquisitions, and refinancing. As part of these projects, I have considerable experience in Phase I environmental due diligence according to ASTM and EPA, Phase II site investigations, and negotiation of risk and liability between buyer and seller. I have also performed air and water quality studies, RCRA permitting, Superfund RI/FS, groundwater and soil remediation, and TSCA evaluations and remediation involving PCB contamination. Additionally, I have experience with the design and start-up of major pollution control facilities, environmental impact and baseline studies, and air and wastewater permitting.

I was active on a technical advisory committee that led to the formulation and rollout of the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS). I have also worked with both government and industry developing and reviewing various types of EMS’s. I have participated in internal and third party reviews of EMS’s and helped trained staff in the application of EMS principles. In a related activity, I have designed and implemented pollution prevention programs and trained staff to accomplish the same.

My design experience includes preparation of heat and material balances, PFD’s, P&ID’s, equipment specifications, plot plans and equipment layouts, and start-up and operating manuals; conduct of flow sheet, process safety and model reviews; review of vendor drawings; scheduling and cost estimating; field checkout of construction; and start-up and operation of facilities. Projects have included raw water treatment systems; physical, chemical and biological wastewater treatment systems; sludge dewatering and handling systems; solid, liquid and gaseous incinerators; boiler feed water treatment systems; cooling water treatment systems; and flares and other utility systems.

In addition to engineering design work, I have appeared as an environmental engineering expert witness on behalf of clients at public hearings, in deposition and in court.

Mechanical Engineering Expert 524701 SC

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years' experience in the field of engineering with an emphasis in mechanical engineering. My expertise includes working with aerial lifts and cranes; water and sewer systems; industrial accident reconstruction; failure analysis; machine safeguarding; products liability; and vehicle mechanical failure. I have provided courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations as a mechanical engineering expert witness for more than 15 years.

Water Quality Expert 523475 LA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years' experience as a civil/environmental engineer in the water industry. My expertise includes project development, construction, environmental monitoring, and compliance assistance. It also includes training, investigation, and enforcement in the areas of sanitation, drinking water, and oil production facilities. I have additional expertise in the development of policies, standards, and procedures for wastewater and drinking water construction grant programs in EPA Region 8, and EPA national tribal grant programs. I am offering my services as a water quality expert witness.

Master Plumber Expert 522253 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a Master Plumber with expertise in service and repair for toilets, showers, fixtures, waste lines, water service, sewers, commercial restrooms, boilers, furnaces, water heaters, and pumps. I have experience with both natural gas and oil heating systems in both residential and commercial buildings, and I design, engineer, and install backflow prevention devices on both domestic and sprinkler water services as required by the Department of Environmental Protection. I have also spent more than 20 years as a master plumber expert witness by providing consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Materials Science Engineering Expert 315451 TX

Expertise Description

I have spent over 15 years in the fields of Materials Science and Engineering. I have an expertise in the preparation, characterization, analysis, and testing of metallic, polymeric, and ceramic materials, composites, and coatings. I have additional knowledge in failure investigations of high-temperature turbine components, piston engines, commercial products, electronic components, complex mechanical assemblies, and water distribution systems. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a materials science engineering expert witness for more than 15 years.

Civil Engineering Expert 520185 AL

Expertise Description

With over 20 years experience in the field of civil engineering, I have worked on the design of highways and streets, traffic studies, rail spurs, small bridges, culverts, drainage improvements including lined and unlined open channels, site grading and drainage plans ranging from 0.25 acres to hundreds of acres, industrial site designs, facility/port security planning, hydraulic and hydrologic studies, water and sanitary sewer systems, State Highway design changes and access permit coordination, FEMA flood map revisions, Coastal and storm water permitting, Corps permitting, pipeline routing and detailed design, and other infrastructure projects. I have also spent more than a decade working as a civil engineering expert witness in Alabama. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition to numerous clients.

Water and Energy Expert 517750 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in the Water and Energy industry. I am an investment management expert consultant in the water and energy areas. My clients have included public agencies, trade organizations, regulatory agencies, and independent power producers. I provide expert witness testimony, regulatory representation, economic evaluations, policy directives, and planning functions for clients. As a consultant for a water association, I have represented 500 water agencies that are responsible for over 90 percent of the water delivered in California, and I have consulted for a rural association for water and energy that represents 1,100 rural water and wastewater systems. I have over 35 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Public Works Expert 507422 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in the field of Civil Engineering with expertise in the planning and design of water transmission, utility systems, drainage, maritime, and transportation projects for public and private concerns. I have experience with land development, drainage, subdivision standards, utility line installations, residential home foundations, and small dams. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Forensic Engineering Expert 315354 MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in Structural Engineering in the consulting field. I have been involved in design of buildings, bridges, dams, foundations, retaining walls, wastewater and water treatment structures, and precast concrete structures. Also, I have experience in bid and construction administration, construction cost estimating and construction inspection. I have worked with both private and municipal clients. I have over 30 years of expert witness experience with consultations and courtroom testimony.

geotechnical engineering Expert 502576 UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Geotechnical Engineering with expertise in the engineering aspects of designated geotechnical and construction quality control projects. I have experience with Geotechnical consultation for low to high-rise commercial and residential buildings, earth dams, soil and rock retaining systems, slope stability, distress analysis, geotechnical/geologic hazards, earth embankments, clay liners for ponds and hazardous waste facilities, utility lines, roadways, airport runways and taxi ways, aircraft hangars, water storage tanks, water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants, schools and hospitals. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hydrology Expert 56498 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a hydrogeologist and geologist. My expertise includes: civil engineering; coastal erosion; engineering geology; environmental engineering standards-of-care; flood hydrology; groundwater / surface water assessment / development / litigation, management / protection; hydrocollapses; landslide evaluation (groundwater / seepage source determinations); seismic risk evaluation; sewer-line failure and resulting groundwater contamination; water pipelines; water resources development / remediation; water rights; watersheds / runoff issues; and wells (wellfields, wellheads). I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Wastewater Management Expert 127887 NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience specializing in temporary restroom and wastewater management. My expertise includes: bioaugmentation projects; company management; foodservice wastewater issues (grease control programs, grease trap waste disposal); industrial wastewater; municipal compliance; policy manual development / implementation; portable sanitation; preventative maintenance for foodservice operators; regulatory compliance; sewage treatment plants; temporary restroom operations; and waste reduction.

Geotechincal Engineering Expert 45703 AZ

Expertise Description

I am a Registered Geotechnical Engineer with over 40 years of professional experience on major project assignments, including soil and foundation investigations, geologic and seismic investigations, field exploration and laboratory testing programs, engineering analysis, and on monitoring of earthwork and foundation construction for commercial, municipal, industrial, school, hospital, waterfront and residential developments. Since 1995, I have served as an independent geotechnical engineering consultant on over 700 design and construction projects, case reviews, and consulting assignments. I served as geotechnical engineering consultant to established engineering firms in California and Nevada, and as expert witness for legal dispute resolutions and insurance claim assessments. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Ceramic Engineering Expert 34369 MO

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a ceramics engineer with hands-on knowledge of processes related to ceramics, glass, and fiberglass production, management, and marketing, including: natural gas / oxygen combustion systems for furnaces; burner hardware; forming processes; waste management strategies; nuclear waste vitrification; environmental abatement; corrosion testing; industrial gas production; and combustion technology. My expertise includes the automotive, bio-medical, defense, electronics, and nuclear fields. I have experience with previous expert witness analysis, investigations, affidavits, and testimony on combustion equipment, fractology examinations, industrial furnaces, industrial process engineering, and materials failure. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Septic Tank Wastewater Expert 17916 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a civil engineer. My expertise includes sanitary engineering with all aspects of designing and constructing water and wastewater facilities, both in the United States and abroad. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Corrosion Expert 8966 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in environmental engineering. My experience includes corrosion engineering, water treatment, water quality analysis, water and wastewater treatment issues. My areas of expertise include analytical and process chemistry, water and wastewater analyses, hazardous waste management, corrosion processes and prevention, project and operations management, swimming pool sanitation equipment, water quality and treatment, wastewater treatment and disposal, food and drug chemistry, environmental sciences and engineering, laboratory management, and swimming pool water chemistry. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Chemical Processing Expert 456791 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Chemical Engineering with expertise in environmental best practices, environmental mitigation, employee safety issues, chemical processes and processing equipment issues. I have additional knowledge in crisis strategy / communications, assessing industrial accidents such as an unanticipated spill, and assessing the possible requirements for wastewater treatment and other issues. That history and skill allows me to review and mitigate malfunctioning environmental control and water purification systems, recommend precious metal recovery systems, define the need for adequate secondary containment, specify energy saving methods, review environmental permitting and scheduling, environmental survey, and to evaluate US patents. I evaluate proper equipment usage; drainage related facilities, chemical handling, methods for applying appropriate protective floor coatings where necessary and evaluate plumbing and structural supports, and routine and infrequent maintenance procedures. I have over 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Electric Utility Engineer Expert 8780 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in civil and traffic engineering. My expertise includes planning, designing, and constructing a wide variety of public works facilities in the United States and abroad, including streets, highways, water and sewage treatment, as well as storage and distribution facilities. I have prior expert witness experience.

Environmental Engineering Expert 321268 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in Environmental Engineering. I have experience in virtually all aspects of contaminant release mechanisms and compliance; environmental assessment and remediation, with specific expertise in the due diligence and assessment process; soil and groundwater contamination assessment; fate and transport phenomena, including biological transformation and groundwater geochemical interactions; hydrogeological impact analysis; environmental and public health risk assessment; cleanup strategies and costs; building assessment; building sites; claims and loss damages; and the rules and regulations that govern these activities. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Chemical And Environmental Consulting Expert 346554 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in chemical and environmental consulting. My expertise includes: wastewater treatment, computer modeling, site remediation and cleanup, plant security, chemical process modeling, explosives, remedial investigations, ISO 14000, drinking water treatment, and plant design. I have worked on municipal and industrial projects. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.