Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Construction Electrical, Construction Electrical Claims Analysis, Construction Electrical Delay Analysis, Construction Electrical Disruption Analysis, Construction Electrical Project Management, Electrical Schools Construction
Expert No. 759
LITIGATION SUPPORT SERVICES
Over Twenty Years Trial Experience
Document Review and Evaluation
Detailed Claims Analysis and Reports
Delay and Disruption Damages Calculations
Expert Opinions and Conclusions
Expert Mediation and/or Trial Testimony
Innovative Trial Graphics and Presentation
PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Over Thirty Years Practical Experience
Cost-Loaded Project Scheduling
Hands-On Project Management Responsibility
Field Problem Evaluation and Resolution
Fair-Cost Change Order Pricing
Constructive Changes and Impact Analysis
Requests for Equitable Compensation
Consultants to the Construction Industry
Currently: – LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Independent Consultant in Construction Litigation Assistance and Support, Expert Analysis and Testimony for Electrical, Mechanical, Fire Alarm / Life-Safety and Electronic Control Systems. Project Management Services and Assistance.
07/88 to 03/94: STEINY AND COMPANY, INC. -LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Vice President and General Manager for Commercial, Industrial and Institutional electrical projects in Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura Counties,California.
10/83 to 07/88:E. C. ERNST, INC. -ORLANDO, FLORIDA / LANHAM, MARYLAND
Southeastern U.S. Regional Manager and Vice President of Operations.
08/79 to 10/83:E. C. ERNST, INC. & ERNST INTERNATIONAL, LTD.
WASHINGNTON, D. C. & JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA
Corporate Contracts and Claims Administrator; San Francisco AreaBranch Manager. General Manager, Middle East -Saudi Arabia, United Emirates. Vice President of Operations, U. S. Southern Region.
08/76 to 08/79:E. C. ERNST, INC. UTILITY DIVISION -HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA
Project Engineer / Project Manager for Fossil Fuel Power Plants in Ohio and West Virginia and Nuclear Energy Plants in Illinois and Ohio.
05/69 to 08/76:ALSTON ELECTRIC COMPANY -NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
President and General Manager; Specialized in Electrical Design-Build
for Commercial and Industrial projects.
12/60 to 05/69: SULLIVAN ELECTRIC COMPANY -NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
Group Project Administrator; Chief of Estimating and Engineering, Commercial
and Industrial Electrical.
As Contracts & Claims Administrator for E. C. Ernst, Inc., an international-scope Electrical Construction firm between 1977 and 1987, had continuous personal involvement with Ernstâ€™s Corporate Counsel and outside Counsel in more than thirty-five separate Construction Project disputes, preparation of Requests for Equitable Compensation and Equitable Adjustments to Contracts and resulting litigation or resolution of these disputes.
Personally prepared numerous Requests for Equitable Compensation and Adjustment to Contracts while Vice-President for Steiny and Company, Inc. including litigation and percipient witness involvement, while interfacing with Steinyâ€™s legal counsel..
Personal involvement in Document Discovery, Depositions and Trials in more than fifty separate Construction Disputes between 1977 and 1994 for both E.C. Ernst, Inc. and Steiny and Company, Inc.
Since 1980, Expert or Percipient testimony provided in more thana dozen Court trials.
Since 1994 alone, retained as Electrical Consultant and Expert Witness for over forty cases culminating in Alternative Dispute Resolution methods or Court trials.
Continued involvement in Project Management of Electrical, Electronic, Fire and Life-Safety fields of the Construction Industry have kept me abreast of continuing changes within these Specialty fields.
Ongoing association with Construction Litigation Law firms and other independent Consulting firms have proven to be successful and as well, beneficial to Clients represented.
Mediation / Litigation Experience: AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY -1958
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY -1959
PROFESSIONAL LICENSES HELD
Metropolitan Davidson County -Nashville, TN
City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Martin County, Florida
Brevard County, Florida
State of Florida -Tallahassee, FL
State of North Carolina -Raleigh, NC
Affiliate -So. Cal. CMAA
PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE: More than thirty years experience in Engineering, Design, Project Management and Contract Administration roles in Electrical / Mechanical / Electronic Fields of Commercial, Institutional, Industrial and Special Facilities Construction, throughout the contiguous United States and abroad.
CORPORATE MANAGEMENT: Over Eighteen (18) years in Divisional and Corporate positions for Marketing, Estimating, Project Acquisition, Contract Negotiations, Bonding, Program and Personnel Management, Cost Control Implementation/Monitoring and ultimate Fiscal Management responsibilities. Possess excellent Communication and Writing Skills and comprehensive computer capabilities.
CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION: Skillful management and astute awareness of General and Subcontract Scope Requirements, Terms and Conditions of the Contract and General Contractor/Subcontractor Interface requirements. Extensive background in Public Works Contracts management and administration.
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Competent task assignment on Critical Path Method of Construction Progress Schedules; Cost-loading of installation activities; Schedules of Values preparation; Expert Evaluation and Pricing of Changes in Scope; Monitoring and administration of Constructive Changes to Contracts and Schedules; Expert Evaluations and Analyses of Delays, Interferences, Disruptions, Acceleration and attendant cost impacts resulting therefrom.
CONSTRUCTIVE CHANGES: Expert abilities in Fair-Cost pricing of Owner-initiated Changes In Scope and recovery of monetary and time impacts to original Schedules for Construction.
PROBLEM SOLUTION: Forthright, creative determination of causations for delays and disruptions to Schedules; Evaluation and implementation of corrective measures to regain momentum of Schedule.
CLAIMS MANAGEMENT: Extensive background and experience in preparation, submission and successful negotiation of Construction Claims for increased costs due to Delay, Disruption and/or Acceleration.
Clients and Services Provided: AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Professional References: AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Prior Construction Experience
STEINY AND COMPANY, INC. 1988-1994
While Vice President of Steiny and Company, Inc. the Los Angeles Division grew to an
annual volume of more than $25,000,000 per year. Major projects performed were:
GLENDALE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
DELTA AIR LINES-LAX
CHET HOLIFIELD GSA BUILDING
BEVERLY HILLS CIVIC CENTER / JAIL
ROCKWELL INTâ€™L SATELLITE FACILITY
USC UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
CITY OF L.A. -HYPERION PUMPING PLANT
UCLA AMBULATORY / OUTPATIENT FACILITY
HOME SAVINGS COMPUTER OPERATIONS CTR.
UCLA NORTHWEST HOUSING / PARKING COMPLEX.
THEO LACY (ORANGE CO.) JAIL EXPANSION
LAC MTA METRO BLUE LINE YARDS AND SHOPS
LAC MTA METRO RED LINE SUBWAY STATIONS
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS-BART EARTHQUAKE
LAX UNDERGROUND FUEL FACILITY
LAC MTA METRO GREEN LINE YARDS AND SHOPS
PENINSULA HOTEL -BEVERLY HILLS
JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT FUEL FACILITY
LAC MTA METRO GREEN LINE RAIL RADIO SYSTEM
CARSON C0-GENERATION PLANT
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS (MCA) CITY WALK
LAC MTA METRO RED LINE (PH. II) TRAIN CONTROLS
LAC MTA METRO RED LINE (PH. II) EDGELIGHTING
LAC MTA METRO RED LINE (PH.III) SUBWAY STAS.
CHILDRENâ€™S HOSPITAL OF ORANGE COUNTY
ARCO PLAZA LIFE-SAFETY RETROFIT
1900/1901 AVE. OF THE STARS (FIRE / LIFE SAFETY)
E. C. ERNST, INC.1976-1988
Initially, as Project Engineer / Project Manager on numerous Electrical Construction projects:
BUCKEYE POWER FOSSIL FUEL ENERGY PLANT
PERRY, OHIO NUCLEAR ENERGY PLANT; 2 @ 1150 MW
POTLATCH KRAFT PAPER MILL
RSAF MILITARY CONTONMENT-TABUK, SAUDI ARABIA
HARTSFIELD INTâ€™L AIRPORT, ATLANTA, GA.
LSU MEDICAL CENTER-NEW ORLEANS, LA
OHIO STATE UNIV. MEDICAL CENTER
Later, in Corporate Operations, as Contract Administrator for all ongoing Contracts.
Vice President of Operations for Southern United States and Southeastern Regional Manager. During this time, was responsible for acquisition and management of Electrical projects for:
EPCOT CENTER -ORLANDO, FLA.
HBJ CORPORATE HDQTRS. -ORLANDO, FLA.
HILTON RESORT HOTEL -ORLANDO, FLA.
V. A. MEDICAL CENTER -NEW ORLEANS, LA.
SEAWORLD SHAMU STADIUM -ORLANDO, FLA.
MARRIOTT RESORT HOTEL & CONV. CTR. -ORLANDO, FLA
METRO-DADE LIGHT RAIL PROJECTS -MIAMI, FLA.
DADE COUNTY FEDERAL COURTHOUSE -MIAMI, FLA
MARTA RAPID TRANSIT-ATLANTA, GA.
FT. LAUDERDALE INTâ€™L AIRPORT
WEST PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
TRUMPâ€™S CASTLE-ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.
LAURA DAVIES PERFORMING ARTS CTR. -SAN FRANCISCO, CA
MGM STUDIOS, EPCOT CENTER -ORLANDO, FLA.
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ATLANTA, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
1984WORLDâ€™sFAIR -NEW ORLEANS, LA.
444 MARKET STREET BUILDING -SAN FRANCISCO, CA
CONTRA COSTA CRIMINAL DETENTION CTR -CONCORD, CA
CAJUN DOME, N.E. LOUISIANA STATE UNIV.