Robert Valentin
New York

450 Seventh Avenue
Suite 1401
New York, NY 10123
Tel: 646-905-8010
Fax: 646-905-8009

Robert Valentin, P.E.

Robert has more than 27 years experience in the analysis of construction claims and CPM scheduling.  He has prepared expert reports and provided expert testimony in deposition, arbitration and has been named the scheduling delay expert in trial cases.  He has also presented his analyses at mediation and before dispute review boards.  In addition to his construction claims expertise, Robert is highly skilled in the development and maintenance of detailed CPM schedules for construction of large-scale construction projects that have included high-rise construction, waste-water treatment plants, residential and commercial buildings and transportation projects.

Education
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology, B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Licenses/Credentials
  • Professional Engineer: Pennsylvania
Professional Affiliations
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)
Select Speaking Engagements

“Utilizing CPM to Demonstrate Project Delay” New Jersey DOT Training Seminar, Trenton, New Jersey, February 2005.

Select Testimony

Findorff v. Edgewater, Edgewater Hotel, Madison Wisconsin (Arbitration)

FCM Group v. Crescent Contracting Corp., UV Disinfection Hawthorne, NY (Arbitration)

Conti v. CRJ, New Brunswick, NJ (Arbitration)

Delric Construction. v. Structural Steel Fabricators, Inc., Newark, NJ (Arbitration)

Dobco, Inc. v. Strober Roofing, Wayne, NJ (Arbitration)

Hyde Park School District v. Foremost Electric, Hyde Park, NY (Trial Testimony)

JR Filanc v. City of Oceanside, Oceanside, CA (Trial Testimony)

Project Highlights

Newtown Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant, New York – Prepared a detailed schedule delay analysis on behalf of the general construction prime for the $300 million solids handling facility addition of the overall water pollution plant upgrades.  The project incurred a delay of 4-1/2 years due to numerous changed conditions.  The delay analysis was presented at a settlement conference at the New York City’s Comptroller’s office.  Following the delay analysis presentation, the contractor’s $90 million claim was successfully negotiated at the settlement conference.

Edgewater Hotel, Wisconsin – Performed a detailed schedule delay analysis and prepared an export report on behalf of the project architect 3rd party defendant in a multi-party claim initiated by the general construction contractor’s $20 million claim and subsequent Owner counter-claim of $19 million against both the general contractor and architect.  Provided expert testimony in deposition and arbitration.  The case was settled with the arbitration panel making a very favorable settlement on behalf of the client.

NJDOT Ocean City – Longport Bridge, New Jersey – Evaluated the contractor’s claim and performed a detailed schedule delay analysis in the construction of new $40 million bridge that replaced an existing bascule bridge in New Jersey.  Work was performed on behalf of the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) through the State’s Attorney General’s Office.  Prepared and presented the delay analysis at a disputes review hearing and presented at mediation.

Maricopa County Juvenile Detention Center, Arizona – Performed a detailed schedule delay analysis and prepared an export report on behalf of the structural steel designer 5th party defendant in a multi-party claim initiated by the general construction contractor’s $18 million claim.  The case was settled with the arbitration panel making a very favorable settlement on behalf of the client.