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.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My cases include work on the feasibility of method of construction and costs associated with the method recommended to discovery and report comments where project deficiencies have developed. I have worked as the front end expert to uncover poor workmanship and the lack of standard of care with regard to each case.


Consulting Experience

My consulting work includes feasibility studies and plan design to advance construction concepts to a built project. I have worked in both private and public works and on behalf of engineering firms, public authorities, and private parties.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes but is not limited to the construction trades and transportation fields. I have held such titles as President, Vice President and General Manager in those fields. I have both operation and sales experience and have managed large accounts of fortune 500 companies.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
Total Quality Management Systems

Licenses Certifications

General Engineering Contractors License State of California
30 Hour OSHA Safety Certified

Awards & Affiliation

Honor Award – American Public Works Association. University California San Diego, Scripps Seawater Return Lines.
Outstanding Award, American Society of Civil Engineers. San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, Taxiway Lights and Runway Guard Lights.


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