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 Expert  724897

Expert in Construction - Commercial and Residential New, Renovation and Remodeling, Cost Estimating


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Michigan (MI)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a leader in construction cost estimating and development of award winning proposals for construction projects. Also, for total project development of all type of projects from industrial to commercial and including upscale residential. He has completed over $180,000,000 in construction projects that have included new construction, renovation, restoration and adaptive reuse projects. He can develop a very detailed CSI Division estimate from very basic concept designs.
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activity-based costing

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construction project management

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constructability

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commercial construction

Expert has 33 years of construction cost estimating. He can develop a detailed cost estimate from a sketch in a very short time frame and within a 5% accuracy range.
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construction cost

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cost accounting

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cost control

Expert is skilled at cost engineering of all type of projects including industrial, upscale residential, municipal and commercial.
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cost engineering

Expert understands design and costs associated with the design. He is able to develp a good cost evaluation of a project and recommend cost effective alternates.
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cost evaluation

Expert is an expert in developing cost models for all types of projects. Cost models are developed from simple sketches.
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cost model

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cost modeling

Dominc is an expert in developing project cost enginering for all types of projects. Cost models are developed from simple sketches.
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project cost engineering

Expert has worked as a construciton expert witness reviwing projects and claims. Furthermore he has worked with hundreds of owners and architects in a project review for cost, scheduling and planning.
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project review

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project planning

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project cost estimation

Expert has extensive proproposal writing skills. He has won hundreds of projects with his profession, well written proposals.
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proposal writing

Expert has written a book on quality. He has driven his family owned company on one word - quality. He coined the phrase "After the dust settles....all that remains is the Quality."
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quality


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan;  Grand Rapids, Michigan;  Warren, Michigan;  Flint, Michigan;  Sterling Heights, Michigan;  Lansing, Michigan;  Ann Arbor, Michigan;  Livonia, Michigan;  Dearborn, Michigan;  and Westland, Michigan.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1974   Associate   Construction Technology   HHFC  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2002 to 2008

 

D.J. Expert Consulting LLC

 

Owner

 

Total company operations, sales, marketing, estimating, overall project management, consulting and design

1975 to 2002

 

D.J. Expert Co., Inc.

 

President

 

Total company operations, sales, marketing, estimating, overall project management, consulting and design


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

American Society of Professional Estimators (1994) Detroit Chapter President 1994-1995-1996); Executive Board of the AGC, and Past (1999) President - Detroit Chapter, (1992-2001) ; Membership Chairman, AGC, Detroit Chapter (1989-90); Member, Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), Detroit Chapter (1979); Member, Construction Association of Michigan (1976); Professional Affiliate, American Institute of America (1988); Past Officer, Dearborn Chamber of Commerce (1976); Building Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan, Michigan Association of Home Builders and National Association of Home Builders (1996); Professional Master Builder & Professional Master Remodeler (1996); Building Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan - Professional Master Builder (1996)

Licenses/Certifications

State of Michigan Builder; Snowmass, Colorado Builder; ASPE Certified Professional Estimator

Professional Appointments

Past President of AGC - Detroit; Past President of ASPE - Detroit


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Has been published in American Society of Profession Estimators and Design, Building, Data numerous times.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has worked with the top architects in the Detroit area and other states as a construction cost consultant on very large and complex projects.
  • He as worked with many large corporations as a project manager to develop, design and build facilities.
  • He has worked with several legal firms as an Expert Witness in the construction field.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Worked with and currently working with several legal firms on various cases as a construction expert witness and consultant.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Commercial construction expert testimony in michigan for consulting on commercial construction litigation.
  • Activity based costing expert for construction for consulting on non payment over accounting dispute, 1.9 M.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
He is a Certified Professional Estimator (since 1996) with the American Society of Professional estimators. A licensed builder in the State of Michigan (since 1975). A licensed builder in Snowmass, Colorado (since 2007.) Past President (1999) of the Association of General Contactors - Detroit Chapter. In 33 years he has placed over $185,000,000 in construction in the Detroit area including all types of projects - commercial, residential and industrial - new construction, adaptive reuse, renovations, additions and restoration.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

On the job training for 33 years. Has recently applied to be an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Has contracted with over 800 vendors, trades and suppliers in his career.

Other Skills and Services

He has advanced skills in marketing, sales, building design and space planning, construction means and methods and conceptual estimating.


 

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