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Quality Control, Civil Engineering, Risk Management, Safety Expert Consultant Resume

Resume of HDC, PE Consultant

Principal Industries Served:

  • Quality Control
  • Civil Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Construction
  • Risk Management
  • Safety
  • Urban Design

Education:

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Michigan

Masters of Business Administration, (candidate) University of Phoenix, Las Vegas, NV


Expertise and Services:

This expert has 28 years of experience in general contracting, 6 in facilities planning, property management and corporate real estate, 4in architectural and engineering supervision, and 12 in consulting, expert witness testimony and forensic engineering. Has successfully led teams in the planning, organizing and delivery of industrial, commercial, residential, public works, and high technology projects, nationally and internationally. This leadership helped win awards on: Disney's Contemporary Resort Hotel in Florida and Boston's Metropolitan Transit Authority's Southwest Corridor in Massachusetts. This consultant’s articles and publications were featured in Engineering News Record, and the American Society of Civil Engineers and has recently conducted seminars in New York, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, and Doha. The American Society of Civil Engineers awarded $1000.00 in 1999 for this expert’s contribution for their Millennium Project.  As President of a consulting firm, helped resolve hundreds of cases in litigation throughout the country. Has testified extensively on construction litigation, site safety accidents and personal injury as well as. Assignments included supervisor of quality control for US Army Corps of Engineer projects in Nevada. Starting in the Refinery and Chemical Division of Bechtel Corporation, and grew in progressively more responsible steps to Project Manager andVice President with general contractors. Completed an overseas contract assignment on Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, then joined General Electric's corporate Real Estate and Construction Operation as Resident Construction Manager responsible for overseeing the construction of six industrial projects on the east coast. Recruited by General Electric, was employed by Disney to manage design and construction of Disney's Contemporary Resort Hotel at Disney World, Orlando, Florida.

 This consultant has been an Expert Witness in cases involving:

General Contracting, Construction Claims, Construction Accidents, Site Safety, OSHA Compliance, Building Code Compliance, Design Errors and Omissions, Personal Injury, Contract Law Dispute Resolution, Property Management, Facilities Operations and planning.  Testified in Nevada, Utah, Texas, Montana, Illinois, New Jersey, Ohio, New York, California, Montana, Florida, Connecticut, Alaska, Michigan, Louisiana, Indiana, Wisconsin, Georgia, New Mexico, and Kansas.


Professional Experience:

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates, Indianapolis, IN
Providing expertise in construction, safety, and engineering to a wide variety of clients.
 
President, a Consulting firm,
 
Project Officer, New York City School Construction Authority
 
Project Manager, New York City Transit
 
Project Manager, NICO Construction Company, New York, NY
 
Vice President & CEO, Drexel Properties, Dallas, TX
 
Resident Construction Mgr., Ralph M Parsons, Yanbu, Saudi Arabia
 
Director of Facilities, Teradyne, Inc., Boston, MA
 
Director of Development, Kaiser Engineers, Boston
 
Owners Representative, Disney, Orlando, FL
 
Real Estate and Construction Resident Construction Manager, General Electric, Schenectady, NY
 
Field Engineer, Bechtel Corporation, San Francisco, CA

Additional Experience:

Project Manager, Bechtel Corporation, San Francisco, CA
Las Vegas Monorail Construction — Las Vegas, NV
Analyzed contracts, change orders and cost overruns on behalf of the insurance company relative to delay during construction.
 
R-4 Detention Basin & Channel — Las Vegas, NV
Directed quality control for a general contractor on a large earthmoving and geotechnical engineering project for US Army Corps of Engineers.
 
Predator Project, Creech Air Force Base, Indian Springs, NV
Directed quality control for the Predator Headquarters building and related support facilities for a general contractor on behalf of US Army Corps of Engineers.
 
New York City School Construction Authority — New York, NY
Directed 22 school renovation and new construction programs from conception and design, through construction and final closeout. Supervised numerous general contractors and construction managers.
 
New York City Transit — Brooklyn, NY
Administered three construction contracts in the Infrastructure Department for complex transit and station renovation projects. Oversaw two field offices for engineering, change orders, progress payments, and scheduling with full responsibility for cost, progress and client satisfaction. Supervised 8 engineers; monitored and ensured project safety; directed and scheduled general contractors.
 
Disney Contemporary Resort Hotel — Orlando, FL
Oversaw design and construction of this award winning project.
 
Southwest Corridor Project, Kaiser Engineers — Boston, MA
As Development Manager. oversaw an urban design team in the planning of metropolitan Boston Transit Authority's "Southwest Corridor," a five mile long mass transit/urban development project, which includes seven subway stations, two Amtrak and four transit lines, five miles of park land, 36 bridge renovations, and five miles of road. Supervised 4architectural firms and two consultants. This project was selected as Project of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1983 and won the prestigious President's Award by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington, DC.

Additional Education:

  • Advanced Internet Search for Investigators, David Vine Associates LLC, David Vine,
  • OSHA 500 Safety Training, University of California, US Department of Labor
  • Collecting Your Construction Monies in Nevada, Lorman Educational Service, Peel Brimley LLP
  • Construction Law Studies, Lorman Educational Service, Michael Shoenfield, Esq.
  • Plumbing, Framing 101, Stucco, Low Slope Roofing, Residential Inspection Expo
  • Nevada Construction Law, Lorman Educational Service, Leland Eugene Backus, Esq.
  • Construction Defects Seminar, Pacific Property Consultants, Larry Lang, CNA
  • Construction Industry Forum, American Bar Association
  • Everything About Roofs, New York City Transit Authority, Arnold Hall
  • DuPont Safety Training Program, New York City Transit Authority
  • Organizational Development, WED Enterprises (Disney), Pasadena, CA

Certifications:

Certified Quality Control Manager, US Army Corps of Engineers

Construction Industry Trainer, OSHA


Honors and Awards:

American Society of Civil Engineer’s Certificate of Appreciation

Strathmore’s Who’s Who in America

Who’s Who in Engineering


Registrations:

Registered Professional Engineer Nevada #14596 (civil)

New Hampshire #2319 (civil)

New Hampshire #2319

South Carolina #30190


Affiliations:

Association of General Contractors (AGC)

International Code Council (ICC)

National Association of Professional Engineers (NSPE)

American Society of CivilEngineers (ASCE)

American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

American Bar Association, (ABA)

International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE)


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