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Expert in Civil, Mechanical Engineering, Management and Contracting

Expert ID: 733286 California, USA

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Expert in California he earned registrations as Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering, as well as, in Mechanical Engineering. Additionally, he earned licenses as a General Engineering Contractor, General Building Contractor, and Earthwork and Paving Contractor. His experience in the fields of research, civil engineering, applied mechanics, and contracting spans over three decades. For over two decades he provided services as an expert witness in applied civil and mechanical engineering science, civil engineering, building, and earthwork contracting. His broad based materials engineering education and experience allows him to examine product defect and safety issues of metals, plastics, glass, and ceramics, including corrosion, fatigue, overload, and material selection. His strength and experience is to successfully combine engineering and applied mechanics with the field experience and contracting skills. Understanding of the mechanical and civil engineering design and principles, combined with knowledge of the standards of use, are rare but, essential elements to better understand the defects (or the lack thereof), and the connection to the resulting injury. He has the ability to distill complex technical issues to a palatable presentation in the appropriate forum. Served in over 600 plaintiff and defense cases.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1980 Degree: Bachelors Program - Bachelor Degree Subject: General Engineering Institution: CSUN, CA
Year: 1985 Degree: Masters Program - no degree Subject: Civil Structural Engineering Institution: CSUN, CA

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1982 to 2016 Employer: Diversified Engineering of Westalke Inc. Title: President Department: Engineering Responsibilities: Management and Consulting, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Design and Analysis. Building and Site preparation work. 600 forensic cases
Years: 1991 to 2016 Employer: Ateco, Inc. Title: President Department: Manufacturing Responsibilities: Management and heavy equipment sales, design and manufacturing.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1984 to 2016 Agency: USA, California, Nevada, Washington Role: Construction Description: Buildings, site prep., consulting
Years: 1971 to 1974 Agency: US Army, 45th Infantry Role: Seargant Description: Helicopter Maintenance, Personel Specialist

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1992 to 2002 Country / Region: Slovakia Summary: Efforts to set up Ateco European subidiary
Years: 1972 to 1973 Country / Region: Korea Summary: US Army, Fort Humphries

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Slovak fluent, US Army rating 1974
Check speaking proficiency, US Army rating 1974
Russian speaking proficiency, US Army rating 1974

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