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Civil Structural Engineer Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Civil Structural Engineer, Engineering, Civil Structural, Reinforced Concrete, Construction, Structural Steel, Masonry, Tilt Up, Timber Structures, RISA, E COM, ENERCALC, STAAD, P FRAME

Expert Witness No.659


Career Summary

Over 20 years of extensive and varied experience in Civil/Structural Engineering, including light and heavy industrial facilities, commercial and retail structures.

Property condition survey, forensic reports for attorneys, insurance companies and lenders.

Directed and supervised design teams of engineers, designers and draftspersons.

Designed reinforced concrete, structural steel, masonry, tit-up, and timber structures.

Prepared man-hour estimates, written technical reports and coordinated with local, state and other governmental agencies.

Direct contact with clients and their staff, experience in field inspection, and construction management.

Used engineering software’s including RISA, E-COM, ENERCALC, STAAD, P-FRAME.

Selected Experience

June 1998 to Present a Consulting Engineering firm in Orange, CA
Responsible for property surveys reports, forensic reports, and expert witness for attorneys insurance companies and lenders. Seismic analysis including PML analysis, Structural design of commercial and industrial buildings.

May 1995 to June 1998 Clean World Engineering, El Monte, CA., a Consulting Engineering firm Structural Engineering Manager.
Responsible for all commercials and industrial projects in the United States and overseas. Duties include developing structural criteria, detail design of structures, writing specifications, attend project meetings, coordinate with construction and permitting agencies, supervising all structural engineers and designers, review vendor drawings and shop drawings, and bid documents.

June 1989 to April 1995 Ultra Systems/ LG&E Engineers. Irvine, CA., an Engineering and Construction firm for industrial and power plants Supervising Structural Engineer.
Lead structural engineer for industrial and power plants. Designed R.C.C and structural steel structures. Performed design & specifications stamped all structural drawings, construction inspection at various job sites in the United States. Coordinated with plan check department and other governmental agencies.

September 1978 to June 1989. Holmes & Narver Inc. Orange, CA., an Architect Engineers firm. Lead Structural Engineer
Lead Structural Engineer for diversified commercial and industrial projects. Design structural calculation for concrete, steel and masonry buildings. Responsible for design of office buildings, process plants, airport hangers and airport terminal buildings. Lead Structural Engineer for various US government projects, commercial, and industrial projects.

April 1976 to September 1978 Burns & Roe Inc. Los Angeles, CA. A Consulting Engineering firm. Structural Engineer
Structural Engineer for design of major retail, office and institutional buildings. Civil design work consists of site layout, grading and utility design.

January 1973 to April 1976
Worked in Civil and Structural Engineering Firms in Phoenix and Tucson Arizona. Design residential and commercial buildings; involve in detailing, drafting and design of mid size structures for private and government contracts.

Selected Projects

Cal comp Computer Company, Anaheim, CA.

200,000 SF Manufacturing facility, warehouse and an office building, Anheuser Busch Brewery, Los Angeles, CA.

Bottling plant, distribution facility, and food processing plant and a power plant, Riverside Cement Co. Riverside, CA.

Cement Plant expansion, boiler support structure, silos, baghouse foundation, and stack foundation, Northrop Corporation, Anaheim, CA.

Central Service Building, Precast beam, columns and tiltup panels, a five story office and cafeteria building, Samsung Electronics, Tijuana, Mexico.

Administration and a manufacturing facility for electronics components, United States Treasury Building, Washington D C.

Treasury building expansion with emphasis on very high security, John Wayne Airport, Orange County, CA.

Plan checker for all structural drawings and calculations. Owner’s representative.

Construction Supervision

Resident Engineer at construction sites in U.S.A., Middle East and Asia.

Professional Background

Master of Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1972, GPA 3.8

B. S (Civil Engineering) High Honors

Registered Civil Engineer, California.

Registered Structural Engineer, California.

Registered Professional Engineer, Virginia.

Registered Professional Engineer, North Carolina.

Registered Civil Engineer Arizona.

Registered Structural Engineer, Arizona.

Member of American Society of Civil Engineers.

Member of Structural Engineers Association of Southern California.