Construction Innovation Consultants, LLC

Construction Innovation Consultants, LLC

Michael French

8133 Triple Crown Fair Oaks Ranch, TX 78015

About the Expert

Mr. French provides construction claim cost and schedule analysis, and expert witness testimony. With over 30 years of vast industry experience, he has been involved in the following roles: consultant, owner representative, general contractor, subcontractor, and vendor, providing a wealth of insight. Experience includes projects ranging from under $1 million to several over $1 billion with contract types consisting of bid-build, design-build, P3 concession, and construction management. Project types include highways, bridges, utilities, railway, dams, locks, water systems, public works, piling, shafts, mining, prisons, buildings, fiber optics, telecommunication facilities, marine, USACE, and DOT. Past claim and change order experience includes the following: - Preparation of a multi-million dollar claim on a USACE float-in-place dam project. Cost and schedule analysis prepared for this project. - Insurance-related cost of repair analysis on a municipal project involving blocked electrical ducts causing rework and modifications. - Change-order cost preparation for necessary bridge repairs/modifications on a waterway project. - Cost and schedule analysis for a lawsuit involving the construction of an office/warehouse facility. - Analysis of cost overruns for a hotel project involved in litigation. - Deposed, as an expert on a construction injury case involving improper use of scaffolding materials.

Areas of Expertise

Bridge Construction
Construction Claims
Construction Cost Estimating
Construction Management
Contract Disputes
Cost Analysis
Cost to Repair
Critical Path Scheduling
Design-Build
Schedule Delay / Impact Analysis
Subcontracting

Personal Achievements

Education

  • Master of Science Civil Engineering - The Ohio State University 1995 (Construction and Forensic Focus)
  • Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering - The Ohio State University 1991 (Construction Focus)

Licenses

  • Professional Engineer (Individual and Firm) Ohio
  • Professional Engineer (Individual and Firm) Texas

Special Training

  • CEP (Certified Estimating Professional) - AACEI (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International)

Organizations

  • ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers
  • NSPE / TSPE - National Society of Professional Engineers
  • AACEI - Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International
  • SAME - Society of American Military Engineers
  • CERT - Consulting Estimators Round Table (Director)
  • Construction Law Foundation of Texas

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Construction Innovation Consultants, LLC is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).