Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Civil Engineering and Land Surveying

ID: 737449 California, USA

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Expert has more than 35 years of experience in the civil engineering and land surveying profession. He has worked on all types of private and municipal site development projects throughout California. With thousands of school facility projects in more than 60 school districts, his expertise remains unmatched in the areas of school facilities planning, design, and rehabilitation.

Expert has presented workshops at numerous conferences on the development of safe school drop-off zones and parking lots. He has a professional civil engineering license, a professional land surveying license, and formal CAD drafting training. This extensive training and years of experience have made him an expert at obtaining engineering information and strategic project planning.

He specializes in the design and production of land development and land surveying documents. Successfully running a company of 10-25 employees for the last 25 years has also given him great insight into the trials and tribulations of the business of land development and the role of the engineering and surveying consultant.

Expert is regarded as a highly competent, knowledgeable, and ethical leader, advisor, and consultant among the many engineers, architects, developers, contractors, facility managers, property owners, public officials, and attorneys that have worked with him.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1983 Degree: BS Subject: Civil Engineering Institution: California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1984 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Principal Engineer / President Department: Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors
Principal Engineer, President, and owner of civil engineering and land surveying company in San Jose, California, with 14 employees.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1983 to 1983 Agency: United States Army Corps of Engineering Role: Junior Draftsmen Description: Full-time summer intern job in San Francisco.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) - member since 1980
Cal Poly Alumni Association - member since 1984
California Land Surveyors' Association (CLSA) - member since 1993
California School Business Officials (CASBO) - member since 1994
Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH) - member since 1995
American Public Works Association ) APWA - member since 1999
Licenses / Certifications
California Professional Civil Engineering License, since 1987.
California Professional Land Surveying License, since 1990.
Professional Appointments
Town of Woodside Architectural Site Review Board - board member since 2019
Town of Woodside Circulation Committee - member since 2014

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Plaintiff: 8
Defendant: 12
Property Owner to survey: 2


- Hired by School District to investigate potential construction and/or design claims for new school construction. Reviewed plans and specifications created by Architect and Engineering design team to determine design flaws and weaknesses. Reviewed finished site construction work to determine conformance with plans and specifications. Findings were reported to
school district. No lawsuit ensued.

- Hired by residents abutting Lands of San Francisco Water that slice through northern Los Altos to stop a proposal of the City’s to develop park facilities on the property. Conducted a site assessment report finding the existing bike path, pedestrian bridge, benches, and street crossings to be non-ADA compliant and poorly maintained by the City. A cost estimate for upgrading and repairing the existing facilities was created. Based on this information the City decided not to move forward with the park and to use their money to fix the existing bike and pedestrian way facilities.
Training / Seminars
Certificate in Surveying from City College of San Francisco, 1989
OSHA hazardous waste operations and emergency response training certificate, 1991

Fields of Expertise

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