011252

Expertise: 
Civil Engineering...Environmental Engineer...
Discipline: 
Utilities . . .Construction . . .Environmental . . .

He is a versatile Civil Engineer who has strongly advocated his clients’ interests for over 30-years. His forensic focus is design, contracts, construction, permits, and operations of roadways, buildings, and site properties. His services include field investigations, review of technical and contractual documentation, interviews, research and analysis, development of options and recommendations, authoritative reports, and expert witnessing. With a reputation of high ethics, diligence, and good discretion, he confirms actions and responsible parties, and negotiates favorable client outcomes with third parties such as regulatory and government agencies. His appreciation of interdisciplinary integration allows him to either lead or provide a supporting role in a team environment for a wide range of jurisdictions and clients. He can be counted on for the following:

• Stormwater and Drainage Concerns – ponds, culverts, inlets, flooding, ESD, rainfall and hydrologic modeling, building discharges, combined sewers, and storm drain repairs
• Erosion and Sediment Complaints – permit compliance, proper sequencing, scour protection and mitigation measures, grading, and environmental protection.
• Bid Support - quality assurance of contract documents, constructability and cost estimates, and contractor price and technical proposals
• Construction Conflicts and Claims – disputes, change order and shop drawing reviews, materials selection, RFI, compliance orders, redline revisions, and claims for time or money
• Roadways – safety audits (design standards against actual field conditions), ADA compliance investigations, and automotive and pedestrian crash studies
• Insurance and Legal Investigations – cause and origin studies for reported loses such as sinkholes, hail, mold, termites, storms, etc. or post construction including code analysis
• Buildings and Site Work – demolition and restoration consulting, operation and system needs, utility design and placement, architect coordination, and permit coordination  


Academic Background

• Various teaching and publications for professional societies and community colleges, ongoing
• M.B.A. University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1994
• B.S., Agricultural Engineering University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 1985
• Ongoing professional and technical training both in-house and at vendor locations

 

Professional Experience

• RTI Group, LLC, Annapolis, MD, Civil Engineer Consultant, 2013 to present
• City of Baltimore DOT, Baltimore MD, Project Manager, 2012 to present
• Private engineering firm, Chief Engineer, 2011 to present
• EBA Engineering, Inc., Baltimore, MD, Project Manager, 2009-2011
• Wallace, Montgomery & Associates LLP, Towson, MD, Project Manager, 2004-2009
• URS Corporation, Hunt Valley, MD, Senior Civil Engineer, 1996-2004
• Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., Laurel, MD, Senior Engineer, 1988-1996

 

Professional Registration

• Professional Engineering License, State of Maryland
• Professional Engineering License, District of Columbia
• Erosion Control Certification “Green Card, Maryland MDE
• Confined Space Training Certification, State of Maryland
• 10-Hour Construction Safety and Health, OSHA

 

Affiliations

• Recipient of multiple personal and project awards from various agencies
• Baltimore City Stormwater Advisory County, Ex-Officio Member representing DOT
• American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Member
• Maryland ASCE Stormwater Committee, Founder & Subsequent Public Relations Liaison
• Carroll County Utility Advisory Council, Chairman
• South Carroll Swim Club, Technology/Webmaster Former Board Member
• University of Maryland Alumni Association, Member
• American Society of Highway (ASHE), Member

 

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