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Expert in Construction: Engineering, Management, Estimation, Sewer Line, GMP & Owner Contract, Office & Retail

Expert ID: 724289 Arizona, USA

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He has worked in the Management side of construction for almost 40 years. He has held the positions of Field Engineer, Office Engineer, Project Engineer, Project manager, Senior Estimator, VP of estimating for both Domestic and International projects and President of a Mexican subsidiary of a major US Construction Company.
He has managed area Division offices that were self contained which included responsible for marketing, estimating, project staffing and completion of the projects.
He has International experience in both Mexico and the Middle East.

He has experience in claims including preparing costs of claims, preparing costs backup and exhibits.
He has prepared subcontracts for GMP, fixed amount and cost plus contracts.
He has run comparison estimates on steel frame, concrete frame and precast frame buildings.
He has been the on site project manager on hotels, office buildings, treatment plants, etc.
He has been responsible for organizing division offices, project management staffs and marketing teams.



Has prepared subcontracts including GMP contracts, lump sum contracts and cost plus contracts.
Has negotiated Owner contracts.

He has worked as the "not at risk" Construction manager and as "at risk" construction manager on hotel projects, manufacturing plants, office buildings, retail stores, etc.

He was responsible, as the Project Manager, for the construction of a major sewage project in the Sudan, which included 20 miles of sewer lines.

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He was the Contractors representative in a major claim, four million dollars, against the Corps of Engineers involving Drilled Piers. The claim centered around concealed subsurface conditions, defective specifications, consequential damages, acceleration costs, unscheduled winter work, and extended general conditions. He worked closely with the Attorneys in preparing evidence and costs. The contractor won the case in arbitration.He was the President of the Mexican subsidiary of a major US construction company. Opened and managed three company offices in Mexico.He was VP in charge of estimating and marketing for International work while working for a major US construction company. He has designed estimating forms and procedures for use in International bidding.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Phoenix, Arizona - Tucson, Arizona - Mesa, Arizona - Chandler, Arizona - Tempe, Arizona - Gilbert, Arizona

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1958 Degree: BS Subject: Civil Engineering Institution: University of Texas at El Paso

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2005 to 2007 Employer: Self Employed Title: Consulting PE Department: President Responsibilities: Worked as a technical consultant during the preliminary phases of two resort projects in Mexico. Prepared schematic estimates, preliminary schedules, feasibility studies, research and analysis of diesel plants, site generated power plants, sewer plants and other key items leading to the preliminary design of the projects.
Years: 1998 to 2005 Employer: CF Jordan Construction Title: Executive VP and Division Manager Department: Tucson Division Responsibilities: Opened an office for Jordan in Tucson. Staff grew from one employee to 18 salaried employees. Projects were built in Tucson, Phoenix and Rocky Point. Office was self contained, with the exception of accounting.
Years: 1978 to 1998 Employer: Sundt Corp Title: Corporate Officer: VP and Division Manager Department: Pres Mexican Division, VP Building and Industrial Divisions Responsibilities: Was VP in charge of estimating for the International Division and was President of Sundt’s .Mexican subsidiary. Opened and was responsible for the operation of three Sundt offices in Mexico.
Years: 1973 to 1977 Employer: Hunt Building Corp. Title: Project Manager, SR Estimator Department: Building Division Responsibilities: Project Manager for an $ 80 million Corps of Engineers Barracks project at Ft Carson, Colorado. Worked as an estimator and Project Manager on various other projects.
Years: 1963 to 1973 Employer: CH Leavell Construction Title: Project Manager, Department: International and SW Division Responsibilities: Was sent to Khartoum, Sudan in 1969 to construct a sewage treatment plant and collection system for the City of Khartoum North. Worked and lived in Khartoum for over two years. Also worked as a project manager and estimator on various projects in the US

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1979 to 1980 Country / Region: Sudan Summary: Government of the Sudan for completing a major sewage project, while working under difficult conditions including unfavorable political conditions.
Years: 1996 to 1999 Country / Region: Mexico Summary: Opened and managed three company offices in Mexico.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Licensed Engineer in the State of Texas; Eligible to be licensed in many other states.
Professional Appointments
President & VP
Awards / Recognition
Received a letter of appreciation from the Government of the Sudan for completing a major sewage project, while working under difficult conditions including unfavorable political conditions.

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