Systems Engineering and Forensic Services

Systems Engineering and Forensic Services

Bransford Pickett

P.O. Box 4101 Chula Vista, CA 91909

About the Expert

Cranes, rigging, forklifts, aerial devices, conveyors, mechanical and reliability engineering, failure and simulation analyses, ANSI, OSHA. Floating dry docks, barges, stability, multicrane lift planning, compliance.

Areas of Expertise

  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Materials Handling
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Safety OSHA

Expert's Profile

Specialize in general material handling equipment and operations, mechanical engineering, failure analysis and risk simulation analysis. Services address areas of equipment operations management, equipment safety, personnel training, accident investigation, and litigation supports activities. Accident investigation and litigation support encompasses accident reconstruction, equipment failure mode analysis, incident responsibility assessment and evaluation.

Equipment Include: Cranes: Jib, Mobile, Tower and Portal, Bridge, Truck and Floating Barge Cranes; Forklifts, Scissors lifts, Rigging Gear, Hydraulic Jacks and Lift Systems, Conveyors, Pallet and Packages Conveyors, Pneumatic Systems, Boats, Barges dry docks and aerial devices.

Over 20 years of experience include Lifting Equipment Condition Evaluation, Complex Lift Design and Supervision, Detailed Equipment Selection for Operations, Overall Operation Management, systems design, failure analysis and accident investigation and reconstruction, state and federal OSHA regulations, ANSI/ASME B30 and HST standards, ASME B31.1 and B31.3 codes, and CMAA specifications.

BSc Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

P. E., Mechanical Engineer, State of California (Reciprocity available by State)

MSc Business Administration Finance, San Diego State University Membership: NSPE, ASME, GARP, PMI

Personal Achievements


  • BScE Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • MScBA Business Administration Finance, San Diego State University


  • P.E. California,
  • Diplomate Forensic Engineer



Prior assignments

  • Court Appearances:
  • New York
  • California

Listed in the Following States

Systems Engineering and Forensic Services is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).