Marcor G. Platt, SE, PE, PMP Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Precision Systems Engineering
  • Phone: (480) 202-6529
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Structural Engineering and Civil Engineering

Specialty Focus:

Forensic engineering, construction defect evaluation and repair, structural failure analysis, structural retrofits, structural building codes, fall protection anchorage, project management, fire damage analysis, water intrusion, electrical transmission line structures, impact structural damage


Master of Science, Structural Engineering, Brigham Young University; Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Mathematics Minor, Brigham Young University

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Additional Information

Mr. Marcor Platt is a licensed civil and/or structural engineer in 13 states - namely Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Washington. He provides expert opinion reports and testimony for structural and civil projects involving both forensic engineering and design engineering. He has conducted over 550 forensic investigations involving roof failures, wall failures, foundation damage, corrosion, or other forms of damage resulting from rain, hail, wind, snow, tornado, lightning, fire, volcano, tropical storm, vehicle impact, or other natural or man-made events. He has testified at depositions and trials regarding project cost estimates and underground engineering feasibility, structural adequacy to resist wind forces, truss repair versus replacement, and other topics. Mr. Platt has structural/civil engineering and project management experience across the fields of transmission line structural design and evaluation and residential, commercial, and industrial building design, evaluation, and retrofit. His experience includes high- and low-voltage power line support structure, tract houses, landscape structures, theaters, pharmacies, restaurants, custom homes, and other structures utilizing wood, masonry, steel, and/or concrete. He has provided fall protection anchorage evaluation and design at industrial structures. He has designed unique structures and retrofits including cantilevered towers, parabolic steel arch trusses, and fiber-reinforced polymer retrofits to post-tensioned concrete slabs. Mr. Platt is a National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) record-holder, and therefore has the ability to obtain additional licensure in a timely manner as required, depending on the jurisdiction.