Stephen Azzi is a Senior Consultant with over 10 years of experience as a project engineer, project manager, and schedule manager working on a variety of different projects. His expertise includes producing, managing, and maintaining complex schedules on projects. His experience encompasses a wide variety of market sectors including bridges, infrastructure, office parks, industrial, educational, medical, and hospitality projects. As a leader and team player, Stephen provides detailed critical path documentation and analysis, site logistical planning, strategic problem solving, timely project management, and a team-first approach.
Stephen’s core competencies include scope management, project submittal and RFI tracking, project performance and evaluation, scheduling forecasts and trend analysis, delay analysis, and forensic schedule analysis. He provides client satisfaction and demonstrates the ability to cultivate and foster productive working relationships.
Meet Shah is a project controls professional with several years of experience developing and managing schedules and budgets for complex construction projects. His educational achievements include a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in construction engineering.
Milad is a Senior Consultant with over 14 years of experience in project controls and CPM scheduling across multiple construction sectors. He has extensive experience in scheduling, planning, and cost control in transportation, vertical, horizontal and ICI construction, and heavy civil projects.
As a leader and team player, Milad provides detailed critical path documentation, site logistical planning, strategic problem solving, timely project management, and uncompromising customer service. Milad helps clients develop and manage integrated master schedules, prepare monthly reports for submissions, reviews project execution plan, and prepares project dashboard and progress reports.
Milad’s core competencies include management of cost and resource loaded schedules, development of highly detailed construction schedules across multiple disciplines, project performance and evaluation, change order evaluations, scheduling forecasts and trend analysis, delay claims, and forensic schedule analysis. He provides client satisfaction and demonstrates the ability to cultivate and foster productive working relationships.
Miles Boettigheimer has worked in project controls for nearly a decade with experience in the oil, transportation, and water sectors. His project experience involves a range of delivery methods including Design-Build, Design-Bid-Build, CM/GC, and Integrated Project Delivery ranging in contract value from $10M to over $1B. His responsibilities have included bid schedule development, baseline schedule development, sequencing and constructability workshops, progress tracking, schedule update reporting, and Time Impact Analysis (TIA) preparation. Miles has worked with designers, estimators, executive managers, and project personnel to efficiently plan a project, identify schedule risks and mitigate cost and schedule impacts. In addition to his construction scheduling experience, he also managed program level phase schedules, managing the full life cycle of a project from planning through closeout using earned value analysis.
Peter Meckling is a project management and scheduling professional with five years of experience in the construction industry. His focus has been in water delivery and groundwater/wastewater treatment plants. He excels at managing project schedules to ensure completion within budget and on-time per contract requirements and specification constraints. Peter’s experience includes preparing bid time and baseline schedules and managing those schedules throughout the lifecycle of a project. This includes detailed analysis of plans and specifications, tracking and forecasting cost, coordinating with multiple disciplines and subcontractors, as well as identifying and tracking project changes. He regularly analyzes and maintains CPM schedules, performs schedule updates, and completes narratives and other contract deliverables. Peter works closely with contractors, owners, and vendors to ensure project schedules remain accurate and beneficial throughout a project.
Cassidy Garcia is a construction professional with over five years of experience as a construction manager and engineer. She has managed multiple projects with subcontractors and suppliers totaling over $500 million. Her skills include building and maintaining project schedules, tracking daily progress, reporting, RFIs, reviewing submittals, field inspections, surveying, commissioning and closeout documentation. Cassidy is proficient in Primavera P6, Asta PowerProject, and Revit. Cassidy also has experience in estimating, schedule analysis, cost analysis, and dispute resolution. She regularly analyzes CPM schedules, reviews and performs schedule updates, performs time impact analyses (TIAs), performs windows analyses, and performs as-planned vs. as-built analyses.
Chris has developed a career in Contract, Change Order, and Project Controls Management and holds a Masters of Public Administration (MPA). He has expertise and knowledge in large capital improvement projects spanning various industries including utilities, telecommunications, and transportation. Chris has experience working as an employee for a public agency, various contractors, and as a consultant. He is often placed on troubled projects to help teams get back on track for successful delivery and meeting goals.
CJ Wessel is a hands-on planning and scheduling professional with over 10 years of experience organizing and scheduling heavy civil construction projects. He possesses in-depth knowledge of policies, procedures, software, and risk management in the scheduling field. He has managed project controls and scheduling efforts for various multi-million and billion-dollar projects throughout the southwest.
Brandon Ballard is an experienced construction management professional who spent several years managing multi-million dollar construction projects throughout California. He is experienced in alternative delivery construction projects, CPM scheduling, project controls, forensic schedule analysis, cost estimating, and reviewing/processing change orders.
Edmond (Ed) Sun is a construction and claims consulting professional with over 25 years of industry experience. Ed has testified as an expert witness in court and alternative dispute resolution matters involving negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and insurance appraisal. As Sr. Director of Civic CM, he manages construction defect, forensic analysis, dispute resolution, and construction management services.
Peter Armstrong is Director for Civic CM with extensive experience in the construction industry, pulling from two decades of consulting engagements and general contracting leadership. Peter provides project advisory, dispute resolution, and consulting services across a wide range of industry construction sectors including mining, heavy civil, vertical construction, bridges, and commercial development.
With experience on many large, complex projects located domestically and internationally, Peter provides his clients the knowledge to mitigate their project challenges. His advisory services include program planning, project planning, risk analyses, change management procedure implementation, project controls application, scheduling and progress monitoring, cost evaluation and tracking, performance metrics preparation, and status reporting, construction management, and contract compliance monitoring. Peter’s foundation includes a variety of projects from simple site developments to complex, multi-year heavy civil projects, assisting clients through all project life cycles.
In addition to advisory consulting, Peter has been retained to provide consulting and expert testimony services on matters of schedule delay, disruption, impact evaluations, and economic damage calculations.
John Armstrong is a construction professional with nearly 20 years of experience in the industry and is currently serving as the Arizona Section’s President of AACE International. John manages and oversees Civic CM’s Phoenix office business operations. His responsibilities include scheduling, claims, and advisory services for contractors, owners and attorneys. His abilities and skills include expert witness testimony, litigation, arbitration, mediation, and schedule support. John has worked in a wide variety of markets and sectors and has provided services for over 150 construction projects.
Bill Owczarczak is an experienced project scheduler with over 10 years of experience in project management, planning and scheduling. Over his career, Bill has taught both basic and advanced Oracle-certified P6 classes. His experience on the owner side includes constructability reviews on vertical construction projects to ensure the entire scope is being captured, that the schedule complies with CPM recommended practices, and project specifications are being met. Bill has experience being the lead scheduler for a general contractor that specialized in hotels and apartment complex buildings ranging up to $130 million dollars. His daily duties range from building detailed revenue-loaded baseline schedules off drawing sets, performing weekly and monthly schedule updates, and generating schedule matrix and written evaluations to communicate current issues and suggesting mitigation solutions. Bill is proficient at creating Time Impact Analysis (TIA) and graphical reports to support delay claims. Bill works directly with owners and general contractors to ensure projects are completed on time.
Jose Sanchez is a Senior Consultant with over 20 years of experience producing and managing complex schedules including roads, bridges, infrastructure, airports, high-rise, industrial, educational, medical, and hospitality projects. As a leader and team player, Jose provides detailed critical path documentation, site logistical planning, strategic problem solving, timely project management, and uncompromising customer service.
Jose’s core competencies include scope management, project submittal tracking, cost loaded scheduling, project performance and evaluation, change order controls, scheduling forecasts and trend analysis, delay claims, and forensic schedule analysis. He provides client satisfaction and demonstrates the ability to cultivate and foster productive working relationships.
Nick Tsuji is a project management, estimating, and scheduling professional with over 10 years of experience in the construction industry. His focus is large-scale heavy civil, transportation, and public works projects. He excels at managing the scheduling of construction projects to ensure completion within budget and contract time requirements. In addition, he often manages multiple projects at any given time, helping to bridge the gap between field and office operations. Nick’s experience includes preparing and managing detailed estimates with various procurement and bidding processes, identifying, and tracking project changes, project finances, and change orders. He regularly analyzes CPM schedules, performs schedule updates, and constructs estimate schedules for bidding purposes. Nick also has extensive field experience in gathering and compiling critical information for time impact analyses (TIAs) and claim management/recovery. Nick works directly with owners, project personnel, subcontractors and vendors to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
Mohit Kadam is an experienced Project Scheduler with 5 years of experience in project management, scheduling, planning, project controls, and lean strategies. He coordinates and participates in planning, review, road mapping, and training sessions. Mohit’s ability to recognize risk and issues allows him to successfully resolve conflicts, provide support to the project team, and foster continuous improvement throughout the duration of the project.
Mohit has an in-depth knowledge of contracts, RFI’s, CORs, billing and invoicing. Mohit is an expert user in Primavera P6, Procore, MS Project, AutoCAD and is a certified Scrum Master.
Kim Cahill is a Senior Consultant for Civic CM. Kim reviews and opines on construction claims, ranging from schedule delay, disruptions and inefficiencies, and other quantum impacts. With 25 years of legal experience, Kim’s background includes complex commercial litigation, claims analysis, financial impact, and risk assessment. She has an expert understanding of the methodology necessary for preparing and reviewing claims and is skilled in critically analyzing project documents. Kim provides an integral value to the team by analyzing claims, identifying and quantifying damages, and preparing expert opinion reports. Kim works with client owners, contractors, and attorneys.
Jim Elves is a construction management and project engineering professional with over 20 years of experience in scheduling and cost estimating. He has worked on a variety of construction projects including heavy civil and transit projects, government facilities, healthcare projects, and oil refineries. Jim is adept at managing schedule submittals, creating bid and baseline schedules, analyzing claims and utilizing forensic scheduling techniques to understand and quantify delay. Jim reviews TIA’s, change order evaluations, and quality control procedures. He is proficient in P6 and Microsoft Project.
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Cara is responsible for Business Management and Human Resources duties at Civic CM. Cara earned her bachelor’s degree from UCSD and has several years experience in Human Resources.
Phil Peterson is a certified Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) with extensive ability creating and maintaining schedules for a wide variety of projects including bridge, water, rail, and civil roadway work. Phil’s experience generating and analyzing detailed schedules provides him a unique perspective on how to avoid, mitigate, and resolve delay issues of all types and causes. Phil is adept at constructing Time Impact Analyses (TIA) and producing graphical reports to support delay claims.
Brandon Marchioni is a scheduling professional with over 13 years of experience focusing on heavy civil and transportation projects. He has built and maintained schedules for single projects exceeding $1 billion, including major light rail projects such as the Purple Line Extension (LACMTA) and Third Street Light Rail Phase 2 (SFMTA). Brandon is adept at managing schedule submittals, ensuring contract compliance, and identifying risk. He is skilled in the development of TIA’s and providing strategic advisory services to limit potential time-related damages and ensure clients are best positioned to resolve schedule-related matters.
The 5.2-mile improvement project on State Route 76 included widening a two-lane road to a divided four-lane highway and updating bridges over the San Luis Rey River. Civic CM provided CPM Scheduling services including Baseline development, schedule updates, and schedule managmeent services for the duration of the proejct. This $75M project was reconized by ENR as a top Highway/Bridge project in the Califonia and was completed 6 months ahead of schedule.
This $90M project realigned and widened the freeway by adding one mixed-flow and one high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane in each direction. The scope of work also reconstructed a pedestrian overcrossing, a vehicle overcrossing, a vehicle undercrossing, two frontage roads, a number of adjacent local streets and intersections. Civic CM provided claims analysis and dispute resolution support services to aid in equitable settlements.
This project includes a new 5.79-mile modern streetcar system linking major districts around downtown Oklahoma City. The streetcar has 22 platform stops and runs on an embedded track (including one bridge) with an overhead catenary system powered by six traction power substations. The scope also includes utility, drainage, demolition, and necessary civil work. Civic CM provided schedule management support services and time impact evaluations throughout the project.
This construction contract includes a 2.2 mile extension, the center platform station, two new bridges, rebuilding a trestle, and interim improvements to the Bettini Transit Center in downtown San Rafael. Civic CM provided baseline development and cost-loading support services.
This project includes the renovation of six existing buildings including the multipurpose building expanded to feature a 1,600 SF music classroom with a movable partition to provide flexibility. A new 12,700 SF, two-story classroom building has nine classrooms for grades 6-8. Civic CM provided an independent third party assessment on disputed delays.
The project includes construction of a new blower building and related piping and equipment at the San Bernardino Water Reclamation plant. Construction includes ULE flare and related piping and equipment, digester gas holder, and related utility improvements. Civic CM provided independent schedule review and delay analysis support services.
This new facility includes a main shop, LRV car wash, cleaning platform, material storage building, a traction power substation (TPSS) site, two signal houses, paint/body shop, wheel truing shop, and a blow down facility. The 17.6-acre site and facility has the capacity to store 70 new light rail vehicles (LRVs). Civic CM provided independent schedule review and change management support services.
A critical element of the overall EchoWater Project, the nitrifying sidestream treatment (NST) facility, will assist Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) in meeting new federal and state permit effluent limits, particularly for ammonia discharges. Major Project Elements include; Influent diversion structure and influent pumping station, fine screening facility, sequencing batch reactors, equalization basin, aeration blowers, NST Effluent Pumping Station, Electrical Building, Lime Feed Facility, EWS, and Stormwater Pumping Stations.
Construction includes excavating a new emergency spillway, modifications to the existing service spillway, a 16-ft raise of the main dam and auxiliary dam, modifications to California State Route 155 at the main dam’s right abutment, and modifications at several recreation facilities north of the auxiliary dam. The essential features of the contract work include excavation of 2.95 million CY of earth and rock for a new emergency spillway; construction of a 28-ft-tall, 56,000 CY structural concrete Labyrinth Weir; buttressing and raising the existing dam structures by 16 ft; improvement and enhancements of the dam foundation; processing and placement of more than 2.3 million CY of zoned fill embankment; modifications to CA State Route 155 to accommodate the increased dam height; and site work and improvements to several adjacent recreational facilities and roadways.
The Caribe Hilton Restoration Project was a $150M restoration of the iconic resort, located in San Juan, Puerto Rico, after the devastating destruction caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017. The project included restoring the entire 65,000 SF property to its pre-hurricane state as well as implementing various owner upgrades. Work included site stabilization, temporary repairs, demolition/removal/disposal of all damaged building materials, reconstruction of the 652 room interior, 11 restaurants and beverage areas, and the spa and fitness center. Also included was rehabilitation of surrounding landscaping and associated site work.
Civic CM provided advisory services and CPM scheduling management for the entire project.
This 1,000-room key hotel includes a 500,000 SF casino floor expansion, new swimming pools, parking garage, and additional entertainment, food and beverage facilities. Civic CM provided schedule management support services during construction.
The Denny Network Phase 1 & 2 was a $45M utility project that included installation of civil infrastructure with 29 vaults, three hot vaults, and over 17,000 LF of duct bank as part of an underground distribution network located in downtown Seattle, WA. The project comprised of associated improvements including select utility relocations, sidewalk reconstruction, pavement, and channelization restoration. The project required significant coordination with local agencies for permitting, road closures, and traffic control.
Civic CM’s services included CPM schedule management, delay analyses, inefficiency analyses, contract advisory, change order and claim packaging, and settlement support services.
Tyler Chamblin is a Licensed General Contractor and Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP) specializing in project management, construction management, CPM scheduling, and dispute resolution. He has a proven track record for managing all phases of the construction lifecycle having worked for design firms, contractors, and construction management consultancies.
Chris Allio is a certified Project Management Professional and Project Scheduling Professional with over 12 years of experience providing scheduling, project controls, and claims analysis services for contractors and owners. He has served as the scheduling manager for a large contractor providing scheduling services and oversight on over 25 active projects and pursuits throughout California and Washington. Chris is adept at collaborating with project teams to identify potential risks and developing mitigation approaches which reduce cost and schedule impacts.
Suzanne is an experienced construction professional with a proven track record in construction management, contract administration, claims analysis, cost evaluation, forensic accounting, and CPM scheduling. She is knowledgeable and skilled in construction delay and inefficiency claims, dispute resolution, litigation support, and risk management.
Stewart Matlock is a certified PMI Scheduling Professional (PSP) with progressive experience working in multiple industries and markets. He has a strong background in risk management, project controls, operations, and project management. Stewart is an expert and well-versed at using various software applications including Primavera P6, LBS scheduling, and AutoCAD. Stewart will be leading Civic CM’s operations in Austin, TX as the firm continues to grow and expand across the nation.
Mike Banks is an experienced scheduler who leverages his academic achievements, military background, and construction knowledge. He gained extensive construction expertise while serving as Senior MEP Engineer responsible for management of engineering and construction operations for multiple LEED certified buildings. Mike is adept at contract management, reviewing contracts and project documents for compliance, and collaborating with project teams. During his military career, Mike spent many years in the United States Navy where he operated and repaired nuclear reactors for warships.