Dispute Resolution SOCOTEC

Chris HANVEY

Chris HANVEY

Dispute Resolution Expert

Chris HANVEY

ABOUT

Chris Hanvey is a Certified Cost Professional with over 20 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry. Mr. Hanvey has extensive experience in construction management and project controls including project planning, scheduling, progress monitoring, and project management. Mr. Hanvey’s experience extends to a variety of project types including residential, commercial, infrastructure/transportation, educational, institutional, governmental, industrial,  offshore/marine, energy, LNG, oil & gas, and pipelines.

 

Mr. Hanvey is experienced with a wide range of engineering and project delivery methods, such as design-bid-build, design-build, EPC, EPIC, Maintenance, Turnaround, Unit Price, Lump Sum, Guaranteed Maximum, and Cost Reimbursable. Mr. Hanvey has provided advisory work, construction management, and project controls work on numerous domestic and international projects. On matters involving disputes, Mr. Hanvey has successfully assisted clients with construction claim preparation and analysis, mediation, litigation and arbitration services.

 

Mr. Hanvey has been designated and testified as an expert in construction-related matters and presented damage quantifications to theUnited States Army Corps of Engineers. He has also been designated and testified as a damages expert in State court and the American Arbitration Association.

ABOUT

Chris Hanvey is a Certified Cost Professional with over 20 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry. Mr. Hanvey has extensive experience in construction management and project controls including project planning, scheduling, progress monitoring, and project management. Mr. Hanvey’s experience extends to a variety of project types including residential, commercial, infrastructure/transportation, educational, institutional, governmental, industrial,  offshore/marine, energy, LNG, oil & gas, and pipelines.

 

Mr. Hanvey is experienced with a wide range of engineering and project delivery methods, such as design-bid-build, design-build, EPC, EPIC, Maintenance, Turnaround, Unit Price, Lump Sum, Guaranteed Maximum, and Cost Reimbursable. Mr. Hanvey has provided advisory work, construction management, and project controls work on numerous domestic and international projects. On matters involving disputes, Mr. Hanvey has successfully assisted clients with construction claim preparation and analysis, mediation, litigation and arbitration services.

 

Mr. Hanvey has been designated and testified as an expert in construction-related matters and presented damage quantifications to theUnited States Army Corps of Engineers. He has also been designated and testified as a damages expert in State court and the American Arbitration Association.

Professional Experience & Qualifications

10+ YEARS WITH FIRM | 25+ YEARS IN INDUSTRY

SOCOTEC
2022 – Present | Senior Managing Director

Synergen Consulting International, LLC - a SOCOTEC Company
2009 – 2021 | Executive Vice President

Interface Consulting International, LLC
1998-2009

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
1995-1998

Hanvey Construction Management, Inc.
1994-1995

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering – The University of Texas at Austin – 1998

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Project Advisory
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • International Arbitration
  • Preparation & Evaluation of Claims
  • Construction & Project Management
  • Risk Analysis
  • Project Controls
  • Scheduling / Critical Path / Delay Analysis
  • Acceleration / Disruption Analysis
  • Productivity Analysis
  • Cost Analysis
  • Change Management
  • Engineering / Procurement / Construction
  • Damages Calculation
  • Construction Practices & Safety
  • Technical Report Writing

  • Certified Cost Professional (CCP) – AACEI (Houston, Texas)
  • OSHA Safety and Health & Safety Training (30-hour, Houston, Texas)

  • American Bar Association (ABA) – Construction Law Section
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACEI)
  • Texas State Bar – Construction Law Section

  • State Courts
  • American Arbitration Association (AAA)

AACEI Annual Conference

  • 2017 – Orlando, Florida
  • 2018 – San Diego, California
  • 2020 - Virtual


AACEI Annual Western Winter Workshop

  • 2016 – Indian Wells, California
  • 2018 – Indian Wells, California
  • 2019 – Lake Tahoe, Nevada


ABA Forum in Construction Law

  • 1997 – New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 2001 – New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 2005 – New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 2008 – Palm Springs, California
  • 2011 – Atlanta, Georgia
  • 2012 – Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2016 – San Francisco, California


ITA IEL ICC Conference on International Arbitration

  • 2017 – Houston, Texas


State Bar of Texas – Construction Law Forum

  • 2016-2020 – San Antonio, Texas
  • 2021 – Virtual

  • Construction Claims: Insight from Within
    • Manhattan Construction Company
  • Solving Problems with Design-Build Documents in Construction in Texas
    • Lorman Education Services
  • Mitigating Risk on EPC Contracts
    • San Antonio Bar Association - Construction Law Section
  • Managing Troubled Projects
    • AACEI Western Winter Conference 2019

Expert Accordion Background

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Commercial

• Amreit vs. Gold’s Gym
Plano, Texas
• Concrete Cowboy Houston
Houston, Texas
• Dolima Properties Warehouse Repair
Houston, Texas
• Empire Roofing Company
Houston, Texas
• Gobert Properties Southern Sound Warehouse
Houston, Texas
• Gold’s Gym – Plano
Plano, Texas
• L-Way International Warehouse
Houston, Texas
• Sam & Ann Barshop Center for Longevity & Aging Studies
San Antonio, Texas
• Table at Post Oak
Houston, Texas

Condominiums

• Briar Place Condominiums 
Houston, Texas
• Bridgepoint Condominiums
South Padre Island, Texas
• Pearson Square Condominiums
Falls Church, Virginia

Cultural / Entertainment / Sports

• Servants of Christ United Methodist Parish
Houston, Texas
• Victory Fellowship Church
San Antonio, Texas

Education

• Brownsville ISD Bruce Aiken Elementary School
Brownsville, Texas
• Brownsville ISD Raul A. Besteiro, Jr., Middle School
Brownsville, Texas
• Clear Creek ISD Brittany Lakes Elementary
Houston, Texas
• Clear Creek ISD League City Elementary
Houston, Texas
• Cleveland ISD Eastside Intermediate School
Cleveland, Texas
• Donna ISD High School Band Hall/Performing Arts Center
Donna, Texas
• Donna ISD Memorial Library
Donna, Texas

Donna ISD Truman Price Elementary 
Donna, Texas
• Donna ISD Veterans Middle School
Donna, Texas
• Glenda Dawson High School
Pearland, Texas
• Norman Hackerman Building (University of Texas)
Austin, Texas
• Pearland ISD Rustic Oaks Elementary
Pearland, Texas
• Progreso ISD High School/Primary School
Progreso, Texas

Healthcare

• Fort Bliss Hospital
El Paso, Texas
• Franklin Park Retirement Community
San Antonio, Texas
• Memorial Herman Katy Expansion
Katy, Texas
• Memorial Hermann 
Houston, Texas

Hospitality

• Comfort Suites Hotel
Sulphur Springs, Louisiana
• Courtyard Riverwalk
San Antonio, Texas
• Staybridge Suites
San Antonio, Texas

Industrial

• Air Liquide GC Steam Methane Reformer Project
La Porte, Texas
• Ballina Beverages Plant
Ballina, Ireland
• Bulo Bulo Ammonia and Urea Facility
Bolivia
• Citgo Power Barge Project
Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela
• Dow Chemical Chlor-Alkali Plant
Freeport, Texas
• Geismar Chlor-Alkali Project
Geismar, Louisiana
• Goodyear Rubber Plant
Beaumont, Texas
• Howard Energy Partners 200 MMSCFD Cryo Plant
Reeves County, Texas

• Level 3 ILA Hut Construction Project
Multiple US Locations
• Long Harbour Nickel Project
Labrador and Newfoundland, Canada
• Petrochemical Complex of Rio de Janeiro (COMPERJ)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
• Solvay Dawn Alkoxylation Facility
Pasadena, Texas
• Voestalpine Hot Briquette Iron Facility
Corpus Christi, Texas

Infrastructure / Public Works

• City of Austin Public Works Service Center
Austin, Texas
• City of Del Rio Distribution System Replacement and Improvements
Del Rio, Texas
• Conrad Sauer Detention Basin
Houston, Texas
• George Bush Turnpike
Dallas, Texas
• Houston Smith Street Reconstruction
Houston, Texas
• I-10 Reconstruction & Expansion Integrated
Orange, Texas
• Nasa Road 1 Project
Houston, Texas
• Paisano Waterline Replacement Project
El Paso, Texas
• San Antonio Water System Project
San Antonio, Texas
• San Jacinto Street Segment II & III Reconstruction
Houston, Texas
• Sienna Plantation Levee Improvement
Houston, Texas
• State Highway 130
Lockhart, Texas
• State of Texas Highway 385 Project
West Texas
• TxDOT Airport Blvd Project
Houston, Texas

Marine

• Kehl Casino River Boats
Houma, Louisiana

Multi-Family

• Ridgewood Apartments
Port Neches, Texas
• Silverleaf Resorts vs. Triad Retail Construction
Galveston, Texas
• Versante Townho

Oil & Gas

• Aban VII Rig Repair and Modification Program
Orange, Texas
• Aguaytia Gas Fractionization Plants
Aguaytia, Peru
• Complexo Petroquimico de Rio de Janeiro (Comperj)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
• Delek Refinery Turnaround
Tyler, Texas
• Devil’s Tower Project
Gulf of Mexico
• Doyon Rig 25
Alaska (North Slope)
• Dynamic Fuels Facility
Geismar, Louisiana
• Enable Gas Transmission Pipeline Project
Faulkner County, Arkansas
• Erha Nigerian Deepwater Project
Nigeria
• Gulf Chemical Refining Facilities
Puerto Rico
• HOVENSA Delayed Coker Project
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
• Husky Energy White Rose Field Development
Newfoundland, Canada
• Lake Erie Biofuels Production Facility
Lake Erie, Pennsylvania
• Marathon Alba Project
Equatorial Guinea
• Medallion Midstream System Upgrade
Multiple Locations, Texas
• Meeker Cryogenic Processing Plant No. 1
Colorado
• Mobil Oso NGL Facilities
Nigeria

• Qua Iboe Terminal
Nigeria
• Rowan EXL-I Drilling Rig Repair Program
Ingleside, Texas/Singapore 
• Strategic Petroleum Reserve Storage Facilities
Multiple Locations
• Sulfur Recovery Unit Project
Ferndale, Washington

Pipeline

• BT-39 Pipeline Project
Arkansas
• Copano Pipeline South Texas Project
Texas
• Florida Gas Pipeline
Louisiana
• Northstar Energy Pipeline Project
Texas

Power / Energy

• Joppa Frame 7 Project
Joppa, Illinois
• Lon Hill to Nueces Bay Transmission Lines
Corpus Christi, Texas
• MidAmerican MVP 3 & 4 Transmission Facilities
Multiple Locations, Iowa
• Midwest Electric Power Plant
Joppa, Illinois
• PacifiCorp Sigurd-to-Red Butte 345kV Transmission Line Project
West United States
• Rocky Road Power Plant
Chicago, Illinois
• Victoria Repowering Project
Victoria, Texas
• Wind Energy Transmission Texas Project
West Texas
• Witco Corporation Taft/Brooklyn Relocation Project
Taft, Louisiana

Residential

• 804 Euclid Ave
Houston, Texas
• Alonso Residence
Austin, TX
• Andersen AFB Military Family Housing
Guam, US Territory
• Concierge Care Nursing Center
Houston, Texas
• Hanscom AFB Housing Project
Boston, Massachusetts
• Laurel Canyon Apartments Phase III
San Antonio, Texas
• Little Rock AFB Family Housing Project
Little Rock, Arkansas

Transportation

• Atlantic Aviation – Houston Hobby Facilities
Houston, Texas
• Kansas City Southern Rail – Wylie
Wylie, Texas

DanCar Energy Construction vs. Stateline Processing, LLC 

• Cause No. 18-04-22382-CVR
• Deposition – 2020


Charles Rossman and Karen Rossman v. US Construction Services LLC and Whitney 
Jones
• American Arbitration Association Case No. 01-18-0002-2413
• Testimony – 2019 


Brahma Group, Inc. V. Barnhart Crane & Rigging, Co.
• American Arbitration Association Case No. 02-17-0003-6865
• Deposition – 2019 


Alonso and Dalgleish Construction Company, LP et al vs. Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co, 
Inc. and Grand Openings, Inc.
• Cause No. D-1-GN-12-001914 in the District Court of Travis County, Texas, 98th Judicial District
• Deposition – 2018


Jeff Smith and Stacy Saunders vs. Premier Remodeling & Construction, LP
• Private Arbitration
• Deposition – 2015

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