Dispute Resolution SOCOTEC

Jarad KRIZ

Jarad KRIZ

Project Advisory Expert

Jarad KRIZ

ABOUT

Jarad Kriz is a Senior Principal of SOCOTEC and previously the founding/managing member of Construction Project Analytics Group, LLC (CPAG) - a SOCOTEC Company, a professional consulting firm specializing in in planning, scheduling, schedule and contract management, project controls and the analysis of performance-related aspects of construction projects which include schedule, cost and productivity. Mr. Kriz is a recognized expert in planning and scheduling, estimating, labor productivity analysis, construction management and construction claims analysis. Mr. Kriz has been qualified as an expert witness in Federal, State and Circuit Courts, Agency Boards, ADR Institutes of Canada, ICC and AAA Arbitration, and European Court Systems.

 

Prior to founding CPAG, Mr. Kriz was a Senior Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s (FTI) Construction and Environmental Solutions practice based in the Washington DC area from September 2006 through December 2013.

 

Prior to the acquisition of his firm by FTI, Mr. Kriz was a principal and one of the founding members of Brower, Kriz & Stynchcomb, LLC (BKS), a recognized leader in the field of construction project management, CPM scheduling and construction claims analysis from 1985 to 2006. Before founding BKS, Mr. Kriz was employed as a Project Engineer with Research Cottrell, Planning and Scheduling Engineer and Superintendent for Crouse Engineering and Construction and Babcock and Wilcox, both of which specialized power plant and industrial construction and retrofit.

 

Mr. Kriz received a Graduate Certificate from Boston Architectural College in Sustainable Building Construction and Design, a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alabama in Applied Sciences and an Associates of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. In addition, Mr. Kriz has served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association on several construction disputes. Mr. Kriz has over 35 years’ experience in project controls, construction management, CPM scheduling and dispute resolution throughout the world including the United States, Canada, South America (Venezuela and Peru), Central America (Costa Rica), Caribbean Islands, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. This experience included claims analysis, cost estimating, project management, extra work pricing and negotiation, schedule analysis, and productivity analysis on hundreds of projects, the majority of which were heavy civil infrastructure projects.

ABOUT

Jarad Kriz is a Senior Principal of SOCOTEC and previously the founding/managing member of Construction Project Analytics Group, LLC (CPAG) - a SOCOTEC Company, a professional consulting firm specializing in in planning, scheduling, schedule and contract management, project controls and the analysis of performance-related aspects of construction projects which include schedule, cost and productivity. Mr. Kriz is a recognized expert in planning and scheduling, estimating, labor productivity analysis, construction management and construction claims analysis. Mr. Kriz has been qualified as an expert witness in Federal, State and Circuit Courts, Agency Boards, ADR Institutes of Canada, ICC and AAA Arbitration, and European Court Systems.

 

Prior to founding CPAG, Mr. Kriz was a Senior Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s (FTI) Construction and Environmental Solutions practice based in the Washington DC area from September 2006 through December 2013.

 

Prior to the acquisition of his firm by FTI, Mr. Kriz was a principal and one of the founding members of Brower, Kriz & Stynchcomb, LLC (BKS), a recognized leader in the field of construction project management, CPM scheduling and construction claims analysis from 1985 to 2006. Before founding BKS, Mr. Kriz was employed as a Project Engineer with Research Cottrell, Planning and Scheduling Engineer and Superintendent for Crouse Engineering and Construction and Babcock and Wilcox, both of which specialized power plant and industrial construction and retrofit.

 

Mr. Kriz received a Graduate Certificate from Boston Architectural College in Sustainable Building Construction and Design, a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alabama in Applied Sciences and an Associates of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. In addition, Mr. Kriz has served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association on several construction disputes. Mr. Kriz has over 35 years’ experience in project controls, construction management, CPM scheduling and dispute resolution throughout the world including the United States, Canada, South America (Venezuela and Peru), Central America (Costa Rica), Caribbean Islands, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. This experience included claims analysis, cost estimating, project management, extra work pricing and negotiation, schedule analysis, and productivity analysis on hundreds of projects, the majority of which were heavy civil infrastructure projects.

Professional Experience & Qualifications

5+ Years with Firm | 35+ Years in Industry

SOCOTEC
2022 - Present | Senior Principal

Construction Project Analytics Group, LLC (CPAG) - a SOCOTEC Company
2014 - 2021 | Principal

FTI Consulting
2006 - 2013 | Senior Managing Director

Brower, Kriz & Stynchcomb, LLC (BKS)
1985 - 2006 | Principal

 

  • A.A.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology - Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S. in Applied Science - University of Alabama
  • Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Building Construction and Design - Boston

  • PSP, Certified Planning and Scheduling Professional, Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering
  • CCM, Certified Construction Manager, Construction Management Association of America
  • LEED AP ( BD+C), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Accredited Professional, United States Green Building Council
  • ABET Program Evaluator, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • Licensed General Construction Contractor, United States Virgin Islands

  • Mechanical Contractors Association of America PD2 Manual-- Forward and Retroactively Pricing the Estimated Loss of Labor Productivity Caused by Changes in Scope, Schedule Revisions, and other Types of Impact

Expert Accordion Background

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

 

New Tappan Zee Bridge (NY)

  • Twin Cable-Stayed Bridges and Approaches
  • $3.9B
  • Design-Build

LaGuardia Airport and Roads Redevelopment (NYC)

  • Redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport and Road Infrastructure
  • $2.81B
  • PPP

Purple Line (MD)

  • 16.2 Mile Light Rail
  • $2.42B
  • PPP

I 66 Transformation (VA)

  • Addition of new express lanes, reconfiguration including new bridges
  • $2.30B
  • PPP

Moynihan Train Hall (NYC)

  • Renovation and Conversion of 255,000 SF Farley Post Office Building to New Moynihan Train Hall
  • $1.26B
  • PPP

New Sam Houston Tollway Ship Channel Bridge (TX)

  • Cable Stay Bridge and Approaches
  • $962M
  • Design-Bid-Build

Honolulu Light Rail (HI)

  • 5 Mile Elevated Guideway
  • $886M
  • Design-Build

Lynwood Link Extension (L300) (WA)

  • 3.8 Mile Light Rail
  • $817M
  • Design-Build

New Kosciuszko Bridge (NYC)

  • Cable Stay Bridge and Approaches
  • $743M
  • Design-Build

Gerald Desmond Bridge (CA)

  • Cable Stay Bridge and Approaches
  • $650M
  • Design-Build

Inter-County Connector (MD)

  • Toll Road - 7.2 Miles of New Highway, with Three Lanes in each direction, Two Interchanges and 23 Bridge Structures.
  • $464M
  • Design-Build

George Washington Bridge Rehabilitation (NYC)

  • Suspender cable replacement and upgrades on the double-decked suspension bridge spanning the Hudson River.
  • $452M
  • Design-Bid-Build

Red Line to Wheaton Station (MD)

  • Extension of WMATA Redline and addition of new station
  • $300M
  • Design-Bid-Build

Olmstead Lock and Dam

  • Construction of new locks and dam repair
  • $250M
  • Design-Bid-Build

First Street Tunnel (DC)

  • Construction of new tunnel to prevent flooding
  • $157M
  • Design-Build

I-695 Baltimore Beltway (MD)

  • 6.5 Mile Roadway Widening from 3 to 4 Lanes on each side.
  • $70M
  • Design-Bid-Build

Ocean City Longport Bridge (NJ)

  • New 26 Span Precast/Pre-stressed Bridge
  • $52M
  • Design-Bid-Build

Madison Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation (NYC)

  • Bridge Rehabilitation
  • <50M
  • Design-Bid-Build

MD Route 100 (I-95 to 295) (MD)

  • Roadway and Bridge
  • <50M
  • Design-Bid-Build

Cabin John/American Legion Bridge (MD-VA)

  • Deck Replacement and Lane Addition
  • <50M
  • Design-Bid-Build

Expert Testimony –Trials and Arbitrations

  • Courtice Power Partners v. Covanta Durham York Renewable Energy, Limited Partnership Covanta Durham York Waste to Energy Center ADR Institutes of Canada
  • Barton Malow v. Burns and Roe Bayonne Energy Center AAA Arbitration, New York, NY
  • Kellogg, Brown & Root v. Commonwealth Chesapeake Co. Commonwealth Chesapeake Power Station, Accomack County, VA AAA Arbitration, Virginia
  • Halliburton/KBR vs. BP/Sonatrak In Amenas Gas Plant, Algeria, ICC Arbitration, Paris, France
  • M.W. Kellogg vs. Fina Antwerp Olifins, Antwerp, Belgium Belgium Court , Antwerp, Belgium
  • Morrison Knudsen/Contrak Joint Venture v. National Organization of Potable Water and Sewage (NOPWASD) Secondary Cities Annexation, Aswan, Egypt ICC Arbitration, Cairo, Egypt
  • Dillingham/Ray Wilson Joint Venture v. City of Los Angeles, Hyperion C109 Digester Project, Los Angeles, California California State Court, Los Angeles, California
  • MJE v. Skanska/SNC Newark Energy Center AAA Washington, DC
  • J.A. McDonald Co. v. Mooretown Landfill Mooretown Landfill Mooretown, Vermont Vermont State Court, Burlington, Vermont
  • Viccaro Contracting v. Housing Authority of New Orleans Housing Authority Rehabilitation Project Louisiana State Court, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Long Island Jewish Hospital v. Joseph Loring Engineers Long Island Jewish Hospital, Long Island, NY AAA Arbitration, New York, NY
  • Wulf Construction Company v. City of Bangor Bangor International Airport Expansion, Bangor, Maine AAA Arbitration, Portland, Maine
  • Sheldon Pollack v. Capdel 5 Corporation Embassy Suites Hotel, McAllen, Texas District Court, McAllen, Texas
  • First Cambridge Corporation v. Montgomery County HOC Montgomery County HOC Office AAA Arbitration, Washington, DC
  • Blythe Construction v. City of Charlotte Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC State Court, Raleigh, NC
  • MMR Foley v. P.H. Glatfelter Glatfelter Power Plant, Harrisburg, PA AAA Arbitration, Philadelphia, PA
  • Aker Kvaerner v. Foster Wheeler AAA Arbitration Washington, DC
  • DOJ v. RR Caribbean and Glen Wilcox State Court, St. Croix, USVI

Expert Testimony –Depositions and Mediations

  • Martin Contracting v. United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company and RR Caribbean, Government of the Virgin Islands Contract, Christiansted, St. Croix Boardwalk, Phase I District Court, St. Croix, USVI
  • Skanska Kiewit v. High Steel Kosciuszko Bridge, Queens, NY New York District Court
  • Maine Yankee Power Company v. Stone & Webster/Federal Insurance Maine Yankee Power Plant, Portland, Maine Federal Court, Portland, Maine
  • Landoil Resources v. Lloyds of London Iraq Military Base, Bagdad, Iraq and Benghazi Third Rink Road, Manila, Philippines Federal Court, New York, NY
  • Aetna Casualty and Surety v. Mattabassett Sewage Authority Mattabassett Sewage Authority Incineration Facility, Cromwell, Connecticut Connecticut State Court, Hartford, Connecticut
  • Areva v. Bechtel Power LaRosita Power Plant, Mexico AAA
  • Atlantic Concrete v. Williams Construction MD Highway, Baltimore, MD State Court, Baltimore, MD
  • Skanska-Kiewit JV v. Port Authority NY/NJ Bayonne Bridge, Bayonne, NJ
  • Posillico-Skanska JV v. Suffolk County Bergan Point WWTP, Long Island NY New York District Court
  • Tappan Zee Constructors v. NYSTA Tappan Zee Bridge, Tarrytown, NY
  • JRB v. Ansaldo Industria of America Syracuse Generating Station, Syracuse, NY

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