Commissioning Expert Witnesses

Commissioning expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on commissioning. The commissioning expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Construction, Electrical Engineering, Energy, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Security.

Louis Vanacore, PE, PMP, CxP, CMRP

J.B. Shepherd and Company

Marianna, Florida
Engineering, Construction - Management, Causal Analysis, Quality, Reliability, Safety, Design, Project Execution, Commissioning
LICENSES / CERTIFICATION: Florida Registered Professional Engineer License 14569 Project Management Professional (PMP) 1360434 Building Commissioning Professional Certification (BCxP) 8257201 Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) 151868 Florida General Contractors License CGC004831 (not active) Louis Vanacore is a Senior Associate Engineer with J.B. Shepherd and Company. Louis practices in the intersection of quality processes, design requirements, and management controls. Using a combination of awareness of system methodologies, human motivations, causal examination; a root cause for operational accidents, or product failures can be established. Louis’ broad and diverse experiences enable him to relate disparate information to establish the sequence of decisions, conditions, and actions which precipitate incidents. Louis’ experiences range from significant Federal government energy, military, and civil programs, industrial manufacturing, industrial proc...

Joseph J Jaskulski, PE

Project Performance Group LLC

Evanston, Illinois
Mechanical Engineering, Energy - Power, generation, power plant, operation, maintenance, commissioning, testing, performance, insurance, construction, defect, efficiency, turbine, boiler, contractor, design build, EPC, infrastructure, gas, coal, steam, failure, wind, solar, boiler, turbine, wood, waste, root cause, cost, estimate
Expert witness on multiple technical and commercial issues in arbitration, state and federal court, and in front of regulatory commission environments. Deep expertise in power plant development, construction, operating and maintenance, and asset management. Numerous evaluations and audits of generating portfolios, including review of business processes and identifying/quantifying improvement opportunities/potential threats. Technologies include coal, oil, natural gas, wood, and waste-fueled facilities, simple and combined cycle power stations, and spark and diesel reciprocating engine-based power plants. Green energy experience, including, wind energy construction, smart grid implementation, building energy conservation measures, battery storage, and both concentrated and photo-voltaic solar generation. Experienced in all aspects of infrastructure projects and programs in both the public and private sectors: development, financing, construction, operations, maintenance, asset man...

David Alley, PE

ANNA Inc.

Annapolis, Maryland
Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering - electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, power plant, nuclear, gas, oil, coal, marine, design, commissioning
SUMMARY Electrical Power Plant Consulting Engineer and Project Manager experienced in • Switchgear, protection and control systems design, installation, startup, 
commissioning, performance testing and troubleshooting for • cogeneration, hydroelectric, geothermal, combustion turbine, steam 
turbine, diesel, gasoline and gas fired reciprocating engines and nuclear 
power plants and related equipment and systems for • power plant owners, facility owners, utilities, U. S. Navy, U. S. Air Force, 
US Coast Guard, MSC, environmental engineers, power system component manufacturers and switchgear & control systems manufacturers • Forensic expert witness and consultancy related to electrical engineering in electric power systems. 
 EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS • MBA, Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 1983-1985. • BSEE, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 1968-1972 LICENSES Registered Professional Electrical Engineer, in as ...

Ole E Haaland, PE

ANNA Inc.

Annapolis, Maryland
Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering - electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, power plant, nuclear, gas turbine, generator, engineering, relays, design, contractor, commissioning, marine, Electrical Power, Utility, Power, Electrical Generation, Generation
SUMMARY Mr. Haaland has thirty four years experience in power production, design, construction, and commissioning, with 27 years managing people and projects. He is a registered professional engineer in Maryland and held a Senior Reactor Operator’s license at Indian Point #3 Nuclear Power Plant. Experience is in conventional, nuclear, and alternate fuel power plant mechanical and electrical systems management, design, construction, plant outage management, start-up, performance testing, and operation. He has performed as Project Manager, Construction Manager, and Commissioning Manager for several Greenfield power projects. He has successfully engineered, estimated, planned, executed work, and provided troubleshooting services for power plants of varied prime movers. His has been instrumental in meeting contractual and schedule requirements. EDUCATION AND COMMITTIES BSME, New York Institute of Technology, 1980 IEEE-45.1 Shipboard Power Systems – Design Committee ASSOCIATIONS...

John H Hatcher

HMA Consulting

Stafford, Texas
Engineering, Security - Information Technology, Low Voltage Systems, HVAC, HVAC Controls, Building Automation Systems, Fire Alarm Systems, Risk Assessments, Audio-Visual Systems, Commissioning, SCADA, Video Surveillance Systems, Access Control Systems, CATV, Integrated Systems, Smart Building Technologies, Cabling Systems
John is a registered professional engineer in AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NV, NY, OH, PA, TX, VA, WA and WI. He is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) by ASIS International, a Building Commissioning Professional (BCxP) by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional by the US Green Building Council, and a Certified Homeland Security (CHS) III by the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security. John has been involved in the design of highly integrated and smart technology systems for buildings for several decades. He has overseen the implementation of hundreds of high profile and iconic facilities across the world. His design expertise includes; information technology, structured cablings systems, wired and wireless data communication systems, audio and visual display and communications systems, physical security assess...