Senior Consultant

Seasoned construction executive with a proven track record of driving business success through constructability analysis and continuous improvement.

With over twenty-nine years of comprehensive experience, Gabe has evolved from a welder, superintendent, quality manager, and project manager, to executive management and outside consultant. He has a deep understanding of all aspects of project management with a focus on constructability, quality control and assurance, and continuous improvement to drive business success.

Gabe’s journey began in the U.S. Navy, where he laid the foundation for his diverse career. He has hands-on experience in the heavy industrial sector, including power plants, boilers, refineries, oil fields, cement, and mining. He also contributed to major commercial projects such as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Hospital at UCLA. As a construction executive, Gabe was responsible for all corporate operations inclusive of business strategy, pre-construction, construction, and dispute resolution for projects up to $250 Million.

He is well-versed in facilitating technical communications wherein a dispute has occurred between owners, contractors, and engineers. Gabe’s strengths include constructability analysis, review of quality control and assurance issues, risk management, and negligence/standard of care assessments.

Gabe is also a certified Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma and a lead auditor in ISO 9001-2015. Gabe is a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) from the American Welding Society (AWS) and has been certified in non-destructive testing (PT, UT, VT, IRT). He has extensive experience with codes and standards such as ASME, AWS, NFPA, CBC, NACE, and PED.

Gabe has participated in the preparation and presentation of complex construction claims both during project performance and post-construction periods within the industrial, commercial, and government sectors. He has been recognized and accepted as an expert witness in alternative dispute resolution proceedings in domestic forums.

Claims Management
Construction Training
Constructive & Directed Changed Work
Contract Management
Expert Witness
Large Capex Projects
LSSGB/Continuous Improvement
Negligence/Standard of Care
Project Execution Strategy
Quality Control/Quality Assurance
Quantification of Damages
Stakeholder Management
Subcontractor Management
Suspension of Work
Termination for Convenience or Default
Welding CWI & Subject Matter Expert

Bachelor of Science, Organizational Leadership & Development, National University, San Diego, CA

PT/UT/RT Interpretation, Level II Jacobs Engineering, QA/QC Inspections, Long Beach, CA

American Welding Society (AWS), Continuing Education in Welding, San Diego, CA

Certificate of Thermographic Applications, Snell Infrared, Thermography, Continuing Education in Thermography, Montpelier, VT

ISO 9001-2105 Certified Auditor, Caliso 9000

Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB), Progressivedge

Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) 02110211, American Welding Society

American Welding Society,
Certified Welding Inspector

American Welding Society,

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