Wood Science Expert 58205 NY

Expertise Description

I have over spent over 20 years working with wood science. My areas of focus include construction materials; failure analyses; visual grading of lumber and timbers in-situ; mechanical testing; wood species identifications; finish problems associated with wood and wood-based materials; assessment of wood decay; insect attack and marine borers; evaluation of marine and foundation timbers and pilings; furniture design and failure; wooden ladders; moisture intrusion issues in structures; building envelope issues; assessment of mold; performance of wood plastic composites; and evaluation of glued laminated timbers. I have offered consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a wood science expert witness for more than 15 years.

Lumber Industry Expert 523325 CO

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the Lumber Industry. My expertise is in inspection, production, grading, management, training and quality control with over 22 North American softwood species and several European, Australian and South American species. I have spent more than a decade providing consultations and deposition for numerous clients as a lumber industry expert witness.

Architecture Construction Expert 518707 WA

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years in the construction industry with a specialized focus on Residential Architecture and Design including renovations, remodels, interior alterations, additions, and new construction projects. I am an expert on complicated permitting issues, application of the International Residential Code, implementation of Computer Aided Drafting, and the development of design, permit, and construction drawings. Additional design experience includes design of community center facilities for the nonprofit sector. I have owned and operated my architectural practice since 2006 and have previous experience in residential construction and design of schools and hospitals. I have also designed products, marketing and promotional materials, and visualization aids for various clients. I have additional experience with all phases and aspects of architecture and design projects including master planning, programming, feasibility analysis, schematic and design development, furniture and accessories design, construction documentation, custom design detailing, bidding and negotiating, and construction administration. I have prior experience as a construction expert witness.

Civil And Structural Engineering Expert 165406 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in design engineering for wide range of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional projects including wood frame, steel, masonry and concrete structures varying in size from one to six stories. My other projects include: shoring and underpinning of existing structures, retaining walls, and earthquake evaluation and rehabilitation and fire damage repair projects. I also have over 15 years of experience as a Structural Engineering Forensic Consultant with extensive knowledge of current and past CBC, UBC, local building codes and ordinances. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

General Electrical Contracting Expert 370318 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Safety Engineering with expertise in architecture, engineering, design, and construction. My experience includes residential inspections, which involves special buildings, tents/tent structures, pedestrian walkways, and outbuilding. I have additional knowledge of onsite design and engineering as a tradesperson, apprentice, journeyman, foreman, superintendent, project manager, and construction manager ranging through Commercial, Industrial, Petro-Chemical, and Educational, Residential, and Theme Park environments. I have hands-on management experience in all phases of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, masonry, plaster, wood/metal framing, drywall, electro-mechanical/HVAC systems, and steel construction. I am familiar with the regular citation of specific codes/standards/adopted regulations. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Waterproofing Expert 354994 AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years with extensive background in Architectural services. I specialize in waterproofing, building sites, site-work, building technology & diagnosis, peer review, and building code analysis. My additional services include commercial architecture, facility assessments, architectural assessment, architectural building testing and evaluation, and due diligence inspections. I manage design /build, construction, and design/bid/award delivery processes. I have worked in concrete, steel, and wood, particularly with wood-framed construction and building envelope design. I provide project management services as an owner's representative, construction manager (agent, advisor or at-risk), or quality control representative. I am experienced in managing each phase of design and construction, including the preparation of master plans, prioritization analysis, and pre-qualification procedures. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.