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Bradford BRIGHT

Professional Licenses

Certified Construction Auditor (CCA) Certified Control Professional (CCP)

Expertise

Commercial Cultural & Entertainment Education Energy / Power Government Healthcare Hospitality Industrial & Manufacturing Infrastructure Mixed Use Oil & Gas Residential Transportation Change Order Analysis Claims Evaluation & Preparation Contract Administration / Breach of Contract Cost and Estimation Analysis CPM Schedule / Delay Analysis Damages Quantification Expert Witness Testimony International Arbitration Productivity Analysis Construction/Project Management Cost Estimation Scheduling & Project Controls Troubled Project Turnaround Fabrication & Installation Industrial Plants Large Expansion Projects Manufacturing Piping Pulp and Paper Steam and Gas Turbine Hurricane / Wind / Tornado Insurance Claims Due to Disasters Chemical & Processing Plants Gas Processing Marine / Maritime / Offshore Natural Gas (LNG, NGL, GTL) Oil and Gas Petrochemical Pipeline (O&G Midstream) Operations, Transmission, Design Electrical Contractor Electrical Defects and Delays Electrical Design & Installation Geothermal Hydro-electric Nuclear Power / Energy Wind Farm / Solar Power Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) Progress Analysis Project Management / Construction Consulting Project Management Professional (PMP) Project Planning/Project Controls Risk Management Schedule & Delay Analysis Schedule Preparation / Maintenance / Integration Scheduling / Critical Path (CPM) Troubled Project Management & Turnaround
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Services

Alternative Dispute Resolution Commercial Disputes CPM Schedule Delay Analysis Delay Causation Analysis Expert Witness Testimony Forensic Accounting Labor Productivity Analysis Litigation Support Quantification of Damages Change Order Analysis, Preparation & Negotiation Contract Audit Services Cost & Cash Flow Budgeting & Monitoring Independent Monitoring Reporting & Forecasting OPM Planning & Scheduling Services Project Close-Out Assistance Project Controls Project Cost Review & Analysis Project Risk Analysis Schedule & Contract Management Troubled Project Evaluation & Turnaround
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About Bradford BRIGHT

Mr. Bright is a Senior Principal in the Dallas office of SOCOTEC formerly known as Veritas Advisory Group, Inc. Mr. Bright specializes in construction and government contract disputes including analysis of delay, disruption, and resultant damages. Mr. Bright has forty years experience in consulting, construction, construction management, construction  accounting, and auditing.Within the construction industry, Mr. Bright has consulted on such issues as delay, disruption,  proper construction management, defective work, contract terminations, surety bond claims, general accounting, and damages.


Mr. Bright has evaluated and rendered opinions regarding generally accepted industry practices with regard to general contractors, subcontractors, surety investigation activities, supplementation, and termination events. These engagements have encompassed a wide variety of projects including, power plants, pipeline construction, petrochemical facilities, sports arenas, prisons, hospitals, wastewater treatment plants, road construction, hotels, and high-rise office buildings. Mr. Bright has provided expert testimony as well as prepared numerous written reports and materials to present findings for the purposes of mediation, arbitration, and litigation.


Mr. Bright has also consulted on a wide variety of Federal Government projects involving the Army Corps of Engineers, Veterans Administration, General Services Administration, Federal Aviation Administration, and the Department of Energy. Mr. Bright has provided claims analysis and claims preparation services as well as Terminations for Convenience Settlement proposals.

Professional Experience

15+ YEARS WITH FIRM  |  40+ YEARS IN INDUSTRY

 

Brad BRIGHT is a Senior Principal at SOCOTEC and has held various other positions within the organization since 2003. Prior to his current position, Mr. BRIGHT was a Vice President at Veritas Advisory Group, Inc. which was acquired by SOCOTEC in 2019.  Mr. BRIGHT was previously employed at Peterson-Barrington, Peterson & Co. Consulting, Kansas Microwave, Austin Industries and Austin Power. 

Qualifications

Education

  • Master of Business Administration – University of Dallas – 1984
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering – Pittsburg State University - 1980

Practice Areas

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Project Advisory
  • Expert Witness Testimony

Professional Licenses

Certified Construction Auditor (CCA) Certified Control Professional (CCP)

Expertise

Commercial Cultural & Entertainment Education Energy / Power Government Healthcare Hospitality Industrial & Manufacturing Infrastructure Mixed Use Oil & Gas Residential Transportation Change Order Analysis Claims Evaluation & Preparation Contract Administration / Breach of Contract Cost and Estimation Analysis CPM Schedule / Delay Analysis Damages Quantification Expert Witness Testimony International Arbitration Productivity Analysis Construction/Project Management Cost Estimation Scheduling & Project Controls Troubled Project Turnaround Fabrication & Installation Industrial Plants Large Expansion Projects Manufacturing Piping Pulp and Paper Steam and Gas Turbine Hurricane / Wind / Tornado Insurance Claims Due to Disasters Chemical & Processing Plants Gas Processing Marine / Maritime / Offshore Natural Gas (LNG, NGL, GTL) Oil and Gas Petrochemical Pipeline (O&G Midstream) Operations, Transmission, Design Electrical Contractor Electrical Defects and Delays Electrical Design & Installation Geothermal Hydro-electric Nuclear Power / Energy Wind Farm / Solar Power Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) Progress Analysis Project Management / Construction Consulting Project Management Professional (PMP) Project Planning/Project Controls Risk Management Schedule & Delay Analysis Schedule Preparation / Maintenance / Integration Scheduling / Critical Path (CPM) Troubled Project Management & Turnaround
+ See more

Services

Alternative Dispute Resolution Commercial Disputes CPM Schedule Delay Analysis Delay Causation Analysis Expert Witness Testimony Forensic Accounting Labor Productivity Analysis Litigation Support Quantification of Damages Change Order Analysis, Preparation & Negotiation Contract Audit Services Cost & Cash Flow Budgeting & Monitoring Independent Monitoring Reporting & Forecasting OPM Planning & Scheduling Services Project Close-Out Assistance Project Controls Project Cost Review & Analysis Project Risk Analysis Schedule & Contract Management Troubled Project Evaluation & Turnaround
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