Mark Boe, P.E., PSP
Mark Boe is a persuasive expert witness on issues related to project scheduling, delay, and disruption/lost productivity. He has appeared before courts, boards of contract appeal, and alternative dispute resolution panels.
Mark has more than 30 years of experience in planning, scheduling, design, engineering, construction, and project controls. He specializes in the use of critical path method (CPM) scheduling techniques for the analysis of intricate delay and disruption claims. Mark has evaluated disputes over a wide variety of domestic and overseas construction, including medical facilities, prisons, and aircraft in the U.S., and high-profile projects in Singapore, Moscow, and the Republic of Palau. Mark has assisted countless clients, including government agencies, contractors, private owners, and national law firms. Prior to his consulting work, he spent 10 years managing construction for the U.S. Coast Guard.
An experienced lecturer, Mark has spoken on construction scheduling topics as part of a national series of educational webinars, and has presented at the Construction SuperConference and to the CMAA and other professional organizations.
- University of Illinois, M.S., Civil Engineering/Construction Management
- U.S. Coast Guard Academy, B.S., Civil Engineering
- Professional Engineer: Pennsylvania, Washington
- AACE International, Planning and Scheduling Professional
- AACE International
- ABA Forum on the Construction Industry
- Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)
- Society of American Military Engineers
Select Speaking Engagements
American Conference Institute, New York, February 2015—Resolving and Avoiding Schedule and Delay Issues.
“Construction Delay, Acceleration and Inefficiency Claims,” Federal Publications Seminars, Las Vegas, NV, October 2013.
“Using Your Expert Like an Expert,” Construction SuperConference, San Francisco, CA, December 2012.
“Choosing a Delay Analysis Methodology,” Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Webinar, May 2009.
“Minimizing Expert Witness Mistakes” and “Deceptive Schedules,” PMI College of Scheduling Conference, May 2009.
“Early Completion Schedules,” CMAA, January 2009.
Daewoo Engineering and Construction Co., LTD. v. United States, No. 02-1914C, U.S. Court of Federal Claims. (Deposition and Testimony)
Weeks Marine, Inc. v. United States, No. 02-205C, Court of Federal Claims. (Deposition)
Dillingham Embassy Constructors v. United States, No. 98-393C, U.S. Court of Federal Claims. (Deposition)
Morganti v. United States, No. 97-744C, U.S. Court of Federal Claims. (Deposition and Testimony)
McDermott v. United States, Nos. 93-9C, 93-161C, 93-370C and 95-72C, U.S. Court of Federal Claims. (Deposition)
P.J. Dick v. GSA, GSA Board of Contract Appeals.
Yates DesBuild J.V. v. U.S. Department of State, 3350 Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, June 2015.
Compact Roadway, Republic of Palau, Daewoo v. United States – Mark assessed $63 million in delay and inefficiency claims on behalf of the Army Corps of Engineers. The $88 million roadway project consisted of 53 miles of 24-foot-wide asphalt pavement, earthwork, bridges, drainage, and related requirements. Issues included high rainfall experienced in the tropical climate, soil compaction, and resulting delays and impacts. Mark conducted critical path method (CPM) schedule analysis, developed an as-built schedule, and evaluated contractor inefficiency damages using measured mile methodology. He evaluated the baseline schedule and updates and prepared a detailed delay analysis of excavation and embankment activities. Mark testified as an expert witness in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Metropolitan Detention Center, Brooklyn, New York – Mark provided analysis of a termination for default claim for the federal government regarding construction of the $115 million Federal Metropolitan Detention Center. Specifically, he provided delay analysis, issue studies and discovery assistance; prepared an expert report concerning key issues; and provided expert testimony in the Court of Federal Claims regarding delays in manufacturing metal cell panels, security windows, and security electronics.
U.S. Coast Guard Deepwater Program – Mark assisted the contracting, legal, and program teams for the U.S. Coast Guard in evaluating a request for equitable adjustments (REA) and program areas of concern. For the national security cutter project, he reviewed the contractor’s $300 million REA for technical entitlement and quantum, and he established a document database for tracking key program and issue documents. For the 123-foot patrol boat project, he provided a detailed technical document review and data mining, established a document database, and prepared timelines.