Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Construction & Mining, Cranes, Rigging, Litigation Support

ID: 739832 Utah, USA

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Expert has extensive experience in the construction and mining industries as a Supervisor, Manager, Estimator and Safety Professional. He understands how to develop and set up a safe project, and can help to keep it on budget and schedule through safety initiatives. Over the last decade Expert has taught thousands of workers MSHA and OSHA safety classes as well as craft skills utilizing the NCCER curriculum. He also provides expert witness testimony in construction and accident litigation, and he works with NCCER as a subject matter expert in their development of cranes and rigging curriculum and testing. NCCER, or the National Center for Construction Education and Research, is a not-for-profit 501 education foundation for professional craft certification.

Expert is a Member of the National Safety Council and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He has 3 publications, two of which are with the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2002 Degree: BS Subject: Construction Management Institution: Brigham Young University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Safety Consultant Department: Industrial Consulting & Training
- Develop training programs and teach training classes.
- Classes include Rigger/Signal Person, MSHA, OSHA 10 & 30, CPR 1st Aid, NFPA 70E, Equipment Certification.
- Consult on accident investigations, citation litigation and safety culture development.
- Provide safety strategies and initiatives for companies.
- Implement and develop craft training and accreditation utilizing the NCCER program in house.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2021 to 2022 Employer: Hudbay Minerals Title: Safety Director Department:
- Supervise the safety of mining activities.
- Develop safety policies and procedures.
- Investigate accidents, injuries and near misses.
- Evaluate contractors from a safety stand point for project work.
- Help with mine construction planning.
- Inspect work areas and coach miners on safe work activities.
- Ensure all operations are in accordance with OSHA and MSHA regulations.
- Complete all MSHA and OSHA paperwork and other requirements, and provide MSHA training.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2020 to 2020 Employer: Ledcor Title: Project Manager Department:
- Supervise all operations in Elko, NV; Largest operation at NGM Goldstrike.
- Supervised 4 rotating shifts operating 24/7 with approximately 25 employees per shift.
- The operation utilized 777 size trucks and 992 loaders that blended the ore brought from the different pits as instructed by the control room to maximize gold yield.
- Interacted with the client and with MSHA.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2017 to 2018 Employer: Brahma Group, Inc. Title: Construction Manager Department:
- Estimate and plan work on industrial construction projects.
- Find and hire workers, train them to work safely and perform their tasks.
- Supervise the craft workers and field supervisors.
- Prepare billings, track costs, approve time sheets for payroll and track change orders.
- Work includes civil work, structural steel remediation, mechanical work, maintenance work and coatings.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2013 to 2017 Employer: Brahma Group, Inc. Title: Regional Safety Manager Department:
- Oversee work area safety, perform site safety inspections, hire new employees, train new employees on site and company safety programs
- Interact with owner representatives to maintain compliance with site safety policies
- Manage employee injuries and incidents
- Interact with OSHA/MSHA inspectors during site visits
- Negotiate the dismissal of OSHA/MSHA citations
- Develop safety plans for projects before work is performed
- Oversee crane picks and develop lift and rigging plans
- Teach OSHA 10 & 30 training classes, MSHA annual and new miner classes, task training classes, equipment operator certification classes, rigger and signal person classes, and NFPA 70E
- Develop and implement safety plans for complex projects in a variety of environments and locations
- Developed and received state approval for SB54 compliance training for the state of California refinery safety program
- Oversee safety in multiple states on multiple projects, and oversee injured workers including managing insurance claims and facilitate workers recovery
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2011 to 2017 Employer: Steadfast Construction Title: Project Manager Department:
- Prepare project estimates, develop budgets and track project costs.
- Negotiate subcontractor agreements and manage subcontractors working once under contract.
- Interact with clients, track change orders, supervise superintendents.
- Oversee all projects for conception to completion.
- Accountable for profitability, schedule and safety on all projects being overseen.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to 2011 Employer: Capriati Construction Title: Senior Estimator Department:
- Bid over 200 million per year in work, acquired 100 million in profitable work over 3 years
- Bid all aspects of heavy civil construction
- Prepare budgets for project managers, prepare and budget for safety planning
- Supervise projects under construction, oversee all worker safety in state of Arizona.
- Oversee crushing operations, MSHA part 46.
- Manage projects after award.
- Track change orders and verify approval with owners.
- Prepare schedules and verify work was completed on time, on budget and safely.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2007 to 2008 Employer: Condie Construction Title: Estimator Department:
Bid all work in Arizona and Nevada, bid over 100 million of underground utility work, oversaw Arizona office operations.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to 2008 Employer: Steadfast Construction Title: Project Manager Department:
Prepare estimates and budgets, develop company safety program, oversaw superintendents, South Carolina license holder, review project progress, negotiate subcontractor pricing.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2002 to 2004 Employer: America’s Home Place Title: Superintendent Department:
Managed up to 18 homes at one time, ensure subcontractor compliance with company safety programs, Managed projects from lot clearing to completion, Negotiated prices with subcontractors.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1999 to 2001 Employer: Insulation Construction & Supply (ICS) Title: Superintendent Department:
Managed up to 50 workers at a time on commercial construction projects providing insulation and firestopping services.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: to Present Agency: Role: Description:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
National Safety Council
Licenses / Certifications
CSP - Certified Safety Professional, 2023
NCCER Subject Matter Expert, 2023
Certified Crane Operator, 2020
Certified Rigger, 2019
Board Certified Safety Professionals – ASP, 2019
Drug Test Collection Certified, 2013
Professional Appointments
NCCER Subject Matter Expert - Cranes, Rigging & Construction Superintendent Committees
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has 3 publications.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has worked on 10 cases from 2011-Present.

Training / Seminars
MSHA Blue Card Holder
CPR/1st Aid Instructor
OSHA 500
OSHA 510
OSHA 2055
OSHA 3115
OSHA 3095
Asbetos Supervisor
SWPPP Supervisor Training

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Native
Spanish Fluent

Fields of Expertise

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