Expert Details

Expert in Construction and Management

Expert ID: 736275 California, USA

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25 years in Construction and Management and 19 years as a Expert Witness.

Expert is a construction consultant and Licensed California General Contractor with over 35 years of diversified experience in the construction and painting industry. Starting work in the construction industry as an Estimator. He has worked as a General Superintendent, Project manager, Sub and Prime Contractor, General Contractor and Construction Manager in General construction. Project site management included multiple trades including paint, Commercial wallcoverings, specialty coating and “Steelcote” commercial wall and floor Applications.

Expert’s general construction and paint/coating experience includes projects throughout California and Nevada. He has successfully completed projects for such diverse clients as the Air Force, Aerojet Corporation and the University of California.

Construction management experience has been gained in medical office buildings, hospitals, Hotels and educational and industrial buildings with specialties of waterproofing, joint sealant, Drywall and special coatings for food and beverage processing facilities.

His experience in paint/specialty coating and drywall spans over 35 years. Simultaneously, Expert has built custom homes, renovated Victorian period homes and performed all aspects on Commercial construction projects. Specific areas of experience in the painting, drywall and joint Sealant trades that included working on various housing subdivisions, condominiums, Apartment communities, commercial facilities and high-rise structures. All of these projects Utilized his extensive skills in cost control including: bidding, estimating, monitoring, Forecasting and identification of profit/loss area, recovery strategy determination in loss Situations as well as site set-up and quality control.

Estimating experience has been gained by providing competitive bids for federal, state, Residential and private construction projects. Construction projects have included industrial And commercial facilities of multiple stories with construction types of wood frame, steel frame And concrete structure.

His experience at Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc. includes preparation of scopes of work and cost estimates for fire, flood and earthquake related property loss. Additional work has been litigation support for construction defects liability claims. Further, Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc. Projects involve construction management and cost monitoring for repair and Restoration of property losses and construction defect cases.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Francisco, California

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1968 Degree: None, Business Management Subject: Architectural, Mathematics and Business Studies Institution: Sacramento City & State Colleges

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2002 to 2019 Employer: Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc. Title: Project Manager and Defect Consulting Department: Construction Defects, and Large Property Loss, Responsibilities: Project Manager with a staff of Engineers and Architects, Averaged 75 or 80 Projects a year
Years: 2020 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President/Principal Department: Commercial Construction and Construction Management Responsibilities: Still maintain a California Construction General Contractors License, Most work is Construction Management.
Years: 2004 to 2007 Employer: Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc. Title: Regional Manager Department: Responsibilities: Regional Manager, in the Sacramento office, same duties,
Years: 1995 to 1999 Employer: Self Employed Title: Owner Department: Wholesale Sales and Installation Responsibilities: CALIFORNIA “Steelcote” Distributor of Organic epoxies, polyurethanes
And stainless-steel coatings.
Years: 1976 to 2001 Employer: Delta Paining & Drywall Title: President, Estimator/Project Manager Department: Responsibilities: Some time periods overlap, all in the Construction Field
Special Coatings/ Paint and Wallcovering. Drywall Contractor

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
California and Nevada B-1 and C-33 Licenses
California General contractor License
NACE International Organization, Corrosion, Paint and Special Coatings
Nevada contractors License

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
100's of Expert Witness Projects, from Developers, General Contractors, and Sub Contractors. Mostly Defense, but a few for the Plaintiff.

Only 1 trial testimony, and approximately 50 depositions in his career.

Fields of Expertise

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