April 25th 2017 Expert Spotlight

April 25th 2017 Expert Spotlight


Are you in need of an expert?  We personally select top qualified experts who excel in varying disciplines including fire and explosion, aviation, construction, marine, rail, utilities, and more.  We will highlight four of these professionals bimonthly; however, all of our experts can be found in the RTI Expert Directory.  For additional information on any expert, please contact us.


Master Mariner
RTI Expert No: 011248

RTI expert 011248 has over 32 years of professional experience in marine operations, vessel movements, and marine incident case work. He holds unlimited tonnage certifications from the U.S. Merchant Marine's, Federal Pilotage, and Steam or Motor Vessels upon Oceans. In addition, he holds a Master endorsement in Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCWO), and Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS). He has been involved in more than 160 cases, resulting in favorable outcomes for his clients’ interests.  Our Expert has successfully testified in both Federal and State Courts.


Passenger Loading Bridge Expert
RTI Expert No: 011198

RTI Expert 011198 is recognized by two manufactures of passenger loading bridges in the United States; JBT Jetway, and ThyssenKrupp Aviation Services, as a qualified technician with a prominent level of accomplishment.  His background history has always included electrical and mechanical service in which he excels.  He has directed and trained many technicians in all aspects of passenger loading bridge and baggage conveyor services. Our expert developed an OSHA compliant fall protection system for rooftops or passenger loading bridges. 


Environmental Health and Safety Expert
RTI Expert No: 011193

RTI Expert 011193 is a Certified Industrial Hygienist, (M.A., CIH, CHMM, CAC, CDPH), Certified Hazardous Material Manager, and Certified Asbestos/Lead Consultant with over 15 years of experience in industrial hygiene, environmental health and safety evaluations and compliance activities. He has collaborated extensively with several large industrial manufacturing facilities, commercial property management firms, construction firms, state and county government agencies, and school districts. This work has included risk assessments into health and safety hazards in industrial facilities, indoor air quality evaluations of school districts, as well as the development and delivery of lead and asbestos risk management projects for public and commercial projects. He has testified as an expert witness in over 20 environmental and industrial hygiene cases.


Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
RTI Expert No: 011144

RTI Expert 011144  is a Senior Electrical/Mechanical Engineer with many years of experience with power system protection and controls in engineering and construction.  He has managed all aspects of engineering design and drafting, power flow and fault calculations, relay calibrations, field installation testing, instruction manuals development, testing and development, and power plant engineering. As a Senior Mechanical Engineer, this expert has specific knowledge of compressors, electro-mechanical systems, fans and blowers, HVAC equipment, and OSHA codes and standards. He is also an experienced instructional materials writer and presenter, as well as a teacher on topics of Power Systems Theory and Protective Relaying. This expert has testifying experience in cables, testing and developing lines.