Design Build Expert Witnesses

Design build 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 design build. The design build expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, Construction Engineering, Energy, Mechanical Engineering, and Structural Engineering.

Amy S Heine, PE, CCP, PSP

Hirschmugl, Heine & Associates, Inc

Mammoth Lakes, California
Construction Engineering, Construction - Construction Engineering, Forensic Schedule Analysis, Claim Preparation, CPM Scheduling, Design-Build, Strategic Project Planning, Primavera P6, Construction Impacts, Delay Analysis, Infrastructure, Heavy Civil, Tunnels
Ms. Heine holds a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. She is a licensed civil engineer in the states of California, Colorado, Maryland, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. She has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry working in numerous roles, such as Senior Project Engineer, Project Controls Manager, Project Engineer, Project Estimator and Project Manager. She currently serves as Principal and President of Hirschmugl, Heine & Associates, where she offers expert consulting and engineering services in the areas of planning and scheduling, temporary works design, claims consulting, and project management. Ms. Heine primarily works with Heavy Civil Contractors nationwide and has experience working on Federal, State and Local government Contracts. She has provided critical expert witness testimony on heavy civil projects in Utah, Washington D.C...

Brian K Bramel, SE, PE, Ph.D.

Bramel Engineering

District Of Columbia
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Construction, construction site safety, concrete, open web joist, light gage steel, underpinning, mechanical engineering, product defects, failure analysis, finite elements, design build
Dr. Bramel has over 30 years of broad Engineering experience in all aspects of the construction process: from design through construction and service. Dr. Bramel has effectively served as an Expert Witness and a litigation advisor on hundreds of cases in the past 10 years. He has advised in Construction Defect, Building and Material Failures, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Construction Work Site Injuries, Multi-Employer Worksite Matters, as well as building code compliance and insurance claims throughout the mid-Atlantic region. His expertise in Civil, Mechanical, and Structural Engineering allows a broad perspective of potential matters beyond the traditional Engineering solutions. Dr. Bramel is a practicing Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Delaware, a practicing Licensed Structural Engineer in Washington, D.C., and a Model PE NCEES record holder. He is a current member of the New York City Building Code R...

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...

Brian K Bramel, SE, PE, Ph.D.

Bramel Engineering

Tracys Landing, Maryland
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Construction, construction site safety, concrete, open web joist, light gage steel, underpinning, mechanical engineering, product defects, failure analysis, finite elements, design build
Dr. Bramel has over 30 years of broad Engineering experience in all aspects of the construction process: from design through construction and service. Dr. Bramel has effectively served as an Expert Witness and a litigation advisor on hundreds of cases in the past 10 years. He has advised in Construction Defect, Building and Material Failures, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Construction Work Site Injuries, Multi-Employer Worksite Matters, as well as building code compliance and insurance claims throughout the mid-Atlantic region. His expertise in Civil, Mechanical, and Structural Engineering allows a broad perspective of potential matters beyond the traditional Engineering solutions. Dr. Bramel is a practicing Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Delaware, a practicing Licensed Structural Engineer in Washington, D.C., and a Model PE NCEES record holder. He is a current member of the New York City Building Code R...

Brian K Bramel, SE, PE, Ph.D.

Bramel Engineering

New York
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Construction, construction site safety, concrete, open web joist, light gage steel, underpinning, mechanical engineering, product defects, failure analysis, finite elements, design build
Dr. Bramel has over 30 years of broad Engineering experience in all aspects of the construction process: from design through construction and service. Dr. Bramel has effectively served as an Expert Witness and a litigation advisor on hundreds of cases in the past 10 years. He has advised in Construction Defect, Building and Material Failures, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Construction Work Site Injuries, Multi-Employer Worksite Matters, as well as building code compliance and insurance claims throughout the mid-Atlantic region. His expertise in Civil, Mechanical, and Structural Engineering allows a broad perspective of potential matters beyond the traditional Engineering solutions. Dr. Bramel is a practicing Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Delaware, a practicing Licensed Structural Engineer in Washington, D.C., and a Model PE NCEES record holder. He is a current member of the New York City Building Code R...

Scott Phelan, Ph.D, P.E., P.Eng., S.E.

Caprock Engineering, PLLC

Greater Seattle Area, Washington
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Highway Bridge Design, Transit Guideway Design, Structural Bridge Design, Concrete Segmental Bridge Design, Design-Build, Value Engineering
I serve as President and Chief Technical Specialist for Caprock Engineering, PLLC, and as a Principal Engineer with Systra-IBT. I have over thirty years of experience in structural bridge design. My LinkedIn profile is at https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottphelan-caprock. I serve on the international American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI) Economics & Finance Committee, the national Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Bridges Committee, and the regional American Council of Engineering Companies/ Washington Department of Transportation (ACEC/WSDOT) Structures & Geotech Subcommittee. I recently was inducted as an ASCE Fellow. I have participated in the design and construction of numerous concrete segmental bridge projects, including the final design of two world-record bridges and the construction of the first precast concrete segmental bridges in the State of Washington. I recently served as Co-Chair of the Seattle DOT Technica...