Fire Safety, Explosion Investigator, Commercial, Residential Construction Expert Consultant Resume
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  • Construction
  • Fire Safety
  • General Contracting
  • Government
  • Utilities

This expert has had training through the US Army Corps of Engineers in areas related to Graduate of Master Electrician, Supply and Logistics, Tank farm, Pipeline and Fuel Transfer, Combat Engineer (Pioneer) w/explosives and demolition, Air Drop, Cargo Deployment, Rapid Deployment of Pre-Fab field operations buildings.

This expert has an educational background in the Study of building construction: identification, and classification, of buildings by type, from the Delahaney Institute Of New York, NY.

This expert has taken Short Courses in Propagation of Fire, Fire Service Hydraulics, Flammable Liquids and their behavior in fires, Radiation Monitoring (taught by the AEC), from the University of Maryland.

This expert has a history in NOVA: Associates Degree Program, Fire Science, Business and Governmental Administration, and Analytical Problem Resolution.

Fire Safety, Explosion Investigator, Commercial, Residential Construction Expert Consultant Resume

This expert specializes in fire suppression, occurrence and cause fire investigations, and fire and explosion investigations. Forensic fire science evidence collection and preservation, fire science, arson investigation, and fire protection are other areas of expertise this consultant has.

Additional experience of this expert includes commercial, school renovation, and civil site work contracting. Excavation, utilities, concrete, and road improvements are other interests of this expert. This consult also has experience in subdivision infrastructure, asphalt paving, and slurry sealing.

This consultant is knowledgeable in areas including contract negotiation, utility, crew performance, and daily production rates. This expert also has experience in designs and prospective locations, purchasing and expediting, civil/structural/architectural estimating, field management / layout and quantity survey.

Other areas of specialty for this consultant include surety bond default and recovery, research investigation and auditing of defaulted contractors. This expert also has experience in bonding companies’ loss liability, replacement contractor selection, and building surveys.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates Inc.

Providing expertise in fire science and safety, fire and explosion investigation, forensic investigation and analysis, civil, commercial, and residential construction project management, estimating, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.

Occurrence and Cause Fire Investigation Consultant

Surety Bond Default and Recovery Consultant

Was responsible for research, investigation, and writing reports of findings to clients. Offered hands-on project management style. Has done research investigation and auditing of defaulted contractors resources for determination of bonding companies potential extent of loss liability. Recommend for selection of replacement contractor(s) close out projects. Managed and closed out 3 major projects in the amount of 19 million dollars, while staying under the penal sum of the bond (s).

Estimator / Project Manager , Hakes Contracting, Inc. (General Contractor, Site Work & Utilities).

Selected projects for quotation. Competitively estimated projects. Negotiated final contract price. Negotiated final price for materials. Scheduled & expedited material delivery per project time schedule.

Consultant for Marketing and Business Development , DeSouza Construction, Inc. (General Contractor), Fairfax, VA

Researched and complied an Excel record list of all Property Management Companies, in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Composed and distributed, targeted marketing letters. Estimated and secured several Commercial, and School renovation projects. Managed (6) projects with a total value of 6.5 Mil. Prepared Change orders for negotiations with GSA for HUD Plaza. (achieved a better than 85% resolution on over 100 change orders that totaled out at better than 1.8 million dollars).

Chief Estimator / Project Manager, Gull Corporation (Civil site work contractor, Excavation, Utilities, and Site Concrete), Leesburg, VA

Selected projects for competitive bidding. Assisted in negotiations of final contracts and awards. Project managed a variety of projects, (Projects ranged from New School sites, to Road Improvements, and subdivision infrastructure).

Chief Estimator, E. E. Lyons Construction Company, Inc. (Civil site work contractor, Excavation, Utilities, Asphalt Paving; and Slurry Sealing), Vienna, VA

Selected projects for competitive bidding. Negotiated private party contracts. Priced and ordered materials in support of two (2) main line utility crews. Prepared and sent monthly requisitions for payment. Provided project management and administrative support to the General Superintendent.

Estimator / Project Manager, The John E Lemon (General Contractor / Stan Metal Bldg Franchise)

Selected and estimated projects after contract went into the field for hands-on management. Worked closely with the owner in resolving issues concerning crew performance, and daily production rates.

Senior Projects Administrator / Assistant to the COO, Levin Construction Company (General Contractor – Developer)

Had direct, day to day hands on management of Five (5) major developments. Had input to Owner and COO as to designs and prospective locations for future developments. Prepared and presented the monthly bank draw schedules for each project, to the respective lenders. Implemented the use of the first mobile field phone, Justified its expense the second day it was in use, saved $ 30,000.00 on an excavation import.

Owner / General Manager, General Contracting firm

Roofing Contractor Bond Default
Explosion Investigation

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