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Charles W. DeVinney

Charles W. DeVinney

Senior Associate

Charles DeVinney has 13 years of experience in construction management, scheduling, and claims analysis. He is knowledgeable in critical path method (CPM) scheduling, damages assessment, project controls, site logistics and construction from project initiation to completion. He has prepared and reviewed dozens of CPM schedules for contractors and owners, and provides data analysis and development of graphics to support analyses for construction management, delay claims and litigation.

Charles is especially knowledgeable in highway and transportation project analysis, based on seven years of experience as a project engineer, scheduler and inspector on transportation projects. In addition to his highway and transportation knowledge, he also worked on bridge design and municipal engineering contracts and has worked with the Army Corps of Engineers to develop environmental mitigation plans.


Penn State University, B.S., Civil Engineering and French
Schreyer Honors College

Project Highlights

Subway Extension Project — Analyzed delays and inefficiencies on behalf of design professionals in connection with construction of the new subway line. The $4.5 billion project consisted of three new stations and two miles of tunnel on Manhattan’s East Side. Evaluated delay and inefficiency claims from contractors resulting from alleged design errors and omissions. Reviewed documents and CPM schedules and evaluated schedule time impacts of various issues to defend the designer against claims. Reviewing time impact analyses justifying time and cost impacts. Prepared schedule graphics summarizing issues and entitlement for use in mediation.

Hurricane Sandy Waterfront Repairs — Evaluated delays on behalf of contractor on a $10 million facilities repair and reconstruction project to perform repairs due to damages from Hurricane Sandy. Work included repairs for the marina, public beaches, recreational dive park, and wave protection and erosion protection. Analyzed contemporaneous schedule updates for discrepancies between electronic data and submitted schedules in preparation for delay analysis.

Delaware River Bridge — Developed and submitted schedule updates and scheduling support for the Contractor for the repainting of an existing 1.25-mile bridge under live traffic. Developed several time extension requests for the Contractor. The Project was impacted by a 71 calendar day suspension of work, weather impacts, and design changes.

Highway Widening and Reconstruction Project — Performed duties of construction engineer and office engineer for a $26 million multi-year reconstruction project involving the widening 5 miles of Route 202, erecting noisewalls, and upgrading drainage. Tracked submittals, generated project correspondence, analyzed costs and workoff rates, and resolved project issues. Also performed constructability reviews on structures, traffic control plans, erosion and sedimentation plans.