Dispute Resolution SOCOTEC

Craig SELLARS

Craig-SELLARS

Dispute Resolution & Project Advisory Expert

Craig SELLARS

ABOUT

Mr. Sellars is a Managing Director at SOCOTEC who specializes in providing project advisory, claims and dispute resolution, project controls and construction management services for large and complex projects.

Mr. Sellars has represented General Contractors in preparing and supporting detailed claims and has contributed to the successful resolution of numerous troubled projects. In doing so, he has detailed experience in forensic analysis regarding schedule and cost impacts. Furthermore, he has been responsible for implementing new controls processes on projects to monitor progress and financial status and to establish accurate productivity and efficiency metrics.

Mr. Sellars has project experience across a wide range of industries including education, healthcare, power generation and transmission, transportation, infrastructure, commercial construction and residential construction. He has been engaged to perform assignments both domestically and internationally.

ABOUT

Mr. Sellars is a Managing Director at SOCOTEC who specializes in providing project advisory, claims and dispute resolution, project controls and construction management services for large and complex projects.

Mr. Sellars has represented General Contractors in preparing and supporting detailed claims and has contributed to the successful resolution of numerous troubled projects. In doing so, he has detailed experience in forensic analysis regarding schedule and cost impacts. Furthermore, he has been responsible for implementing new controls processes on projects to monitor progress and financial status and to establish accurate productivity and efficiency metrics.

Mr. Sellars has project experience across a wide range of industries including education, healthcare, power generation and transmission, transportation, infrastructure, commercial construction and residential construction. He has been engaged to perform assignments both domestically and internationally.

Professional Experience & Qualifications

SOCOTEC
2022 to Present | Managing Director

C2G International, LLC (formerly Criterium Group, LLC) - a SOCOTEC Company
Director

AECOM

C2G International, LLC (Formerly Criterium Group, LLC.) - a SOCOTEC Company

Tandis Homes, Inc.

  • Bachelor of Arts - University of British Columbia, Canada

  • Project Management Professional Credential, Project Management Institute
  • Light Construction and Development Management Certificate, University of California at Irvine

  • Project Management Institute
  • Construction Management Association of America

  • “Managing the Claims Process” – Associated General Contractors of California; March 3, 2020.
  • “Managing Critical Project Challenges” – Caterpillar, Inc., Solar Turbines, Inc., and Solar TurbinesEurope, SA; San Diego, California; July 9 and 10, 2019.
  • “Why Do So Many Construction Projects Go ‘Over Budget’?! And What To Do About It” – CaliforniaLawyers Association; Los Angeles, California; January 17, 2018.
  • “Goodfellow Top Grade Construction Schedule Training” – Goodfellow Top Grade Construction, Livermore, California; March 3, 2016 and March 4, 2016.
  • “Managing Critical Project Challenges - Construction Management Best Practices” – AMECFoster/Wheeler; Irvine, California; February 26, 2016.

  • Mr. Sellars has provided support to Contractor executive management teams for purposes of developing and negotiating claims inclusive of written reports, formal presentations, schedule analyses, time impact analyses, fact-finding and responsibility assessments for delays, disruptions and associated damages.
  • Provided support to Owner executive management teams for purposes of developing implementation plans and budgets for large fiscal capital programs.» Implemented and managed new project controls processes including: CPM scheduling, change management monitoring, earned value estimating, cash flow reporting, EAC and ETC monitoring, Key Performance Indicator development, risk assessments and project status reporting.
  • Provided project management support for land development and construction projects including contract management, change order and purchase order negotiations, pay request validation, subcontractor coordination and project scheduling.

Expert Accordion Background

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Mediation & Negotiated Settlement Experience

-Midway Wind Farm, San Patricio County, Texas - Settlement

-Office Complex, Santa Monica, California - Mediation

-New Classroom Building, Beverly Hills, California - Mediation

-Interstate 5 & State Route 74 Interchange & Bridge,Orange County, California- Mediation

-Montevina Waste Treatment Plant, Los Gatos, California - Mediation

-Truck Company Operations Complex, Camp Pendleton, San Diego, California - Mediation

-Alliance College Ready High School #9, Los Angeles, California – Mediation

-Sequoia Hospital ED Renovation, Redwood City, California - Settlement

Comprehensive Project Experience

Education

-Alliance College Ready High School #9, Los Angeles, California

-New Classroom Building, Beverly Hills, California - Mediation

-Los Angeles Community College District, Los Angeles, California

-Central Los Angeles New High School #1, Los Angeles, California

-Lexington Junior High, Katella High & Anaheim High Schools,Orange County, California

-New Traffic Roundabout Project, Pepperdine University, California

Healthcare

-Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University,California

-Sequoia Hospital ED Renovation, Redwood City, California

-Specialty Medical Office Building, Panorama City, California

-Kaiser South Bay Replacement Hospital, Harbor City, California

-Queen of the Valley Center – North Acute Care Building, Napa, California

Energy

-Midway Wind Farm, San Patricio County, Texas

-Wind Farm, New York – Settlement

-Turtle Creek Wind Farm, St. Ansgar, Iowa» Timber Road Phase III, Benton, Ohio

-Cameron Wind Farm, Cameron County, Texas

-Colbeck’s Corner, Groom, Texas

-Fair Wind,Maryland

-Green Pastures, Seymour,Texas

-Osage Wind Farm, Oklahoma

-Sol-Luce Solar PV Project, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

-Solar Power Plant Project, San Bernardino, California

-Sonelgaz Power Projects,Algeria

-PdVSA Power Plants, Venezuela

-CORPOELEC Power Plants,Venezuela

-Solomon Mines Power Plant,Australia

-ExxonMobil Iraq Limited Degassing Station,Iraq

-Ice Harbor Dam Rewinds and Turbine Runner Replacements, Walla Walla, Washington

-Cannelton Hydroelectric Project, Ohio River, Kentucky

-Meldahl Hydroelectric Project, Ohio River, Kentucky

-Willow Island Hydroelectric Project, Ohio River, West Virginia

-Smithland Hydroelectric Project, Ohio River, Kentucky

-Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility, San Jose, California

-Overhead Transmission Line Project, Imperial and San Diego Counties, California

Commercial

-Office Complex, Santa Monica, California

-Menlo Park Hotel, Menlo Park, California

-City of Oceanside Beach Restrooms Project Phase I, Oceanside, California

-Fresno Chaffee Zoo, Fresno, California

-The Bloc Portal Improvements Project, Los Angeles, California

-50 UN Plaza (Federal Building), San Francisco, California

-Anaheim Garden Walk, Anaheim, California

-Ivy Hotel, San Diego, CaliforniaResidential

-MacArthur Station, Oakland, California

-1640 Broadway, Oakland, California

-Custom Home, Laguna Beach, California

-The Californian at Wilshire, Los Angeles, California

-Armonia Pointe, Victorville, California

-Buena Vista, Victorville, California

-Skyridge, Lancaster, California

-Monte Verde, Adelanto, California

-Nopales Pointe, Adelanto, California

-Bunton Creek, Kyle, Texas

Infrastructure and Roadway

-Interstate 5 & State Route 74 (Ortega Hwy) Interchange & Bridge,Orange County, California

-Northeast Anthony Henday Loop Road, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

-Archibald & Edison Street Improvement Project, Ontario, California

-Montevina Waste Treatment Plant, Los Gatos, California

-Port of Long Beach – Wharf/Backlands Redevelopment, Long Beach, California

-Natural Gas Pipeline Project, Wilsonville, Alabama

-Valencia North Tustin Loop Road, Orange County, California

-Valley Center Road - Phase II, San Diego, California

Government

-Truck Company Operations Complex, Camp Pendleton, San Diego, California

-Dip Tank Cleaning Facility, Barstow, California

-Mountain Home Air Force Base,Idaho

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