Areas of expertise:

  • Industrial Process Systems & Equipment
  • HVAC & Refrigeration Systems
  • High, Medium, Low Voltage Systems
  • Grounding and Lightning Protection
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Fire Protection and Alarm Systems
  • Vertical Transportation Systems (Elevators & Escalators)
  • Manufacturing, Robotics and Automated Systems

Areas of expertise:

  • Communications and Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
  • Emergency Back-Up (Generators & UPS) Systems
  • Hazardous Area Applications
  • Building Management/Automation Systems (BMS, BAS)
  • Energy Management Systems (EMS)
  • Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems
  • WAN/LAN networks and Mission Critical Systems
  • Illumination investigation and analysis
Property Damage & Builder’s Risk Consulting

Property Damage & Builder’s Risk Consulting

  • Mechanical Electrical & Plumbing Systems
  • Project Monitoring
  • Actual Cash Value (ACV) Determination
  • Commercial Equipment Consulting
  • Water & Smoke Restoration Consulting
  • Destructive Testing
  • Product Compliance Analysis
  • Repair Scope Evaluation
  • Means & Methods Analysis
  • Pre-existing Condition Identification
  • Date of Manifestation
  • Project Monitoring & Clerk of Works
  • Repair Scope Compliance Inspections
  • Upgrade Code and Ordinance Analysis
  • Construction Acceleration/Business Interruption Analysis
  • Deferred Maintenance Analysis
  • Resultant Damage Analysis
  • HVAC and Refrigeration Systems
  • Industrial Process Systems and Equipment
  • Plumbing Systems (Gas, Water and Waste)
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Vertical Transportation Systems (Escalators and Elevators)
  • Manufacturing Systems (Robotics and Automated Systems)
  • Catastrophic (CAT) Response Team
  • Appraisal (Appraiser/Umpire)
  • Clerk of the Works

 

Construction Defect Litigation & Subrogation

Construction Defect Litigation & Subrogation

  • Investigation/Component Failure Analysis
  • Repair and Rehabilitation Design
  • Destructive Testing
  • Product Compliance Analysis
  • Fault Apportionment Analysis
  • Repair Scope Evaluation
  • Means & Methods Analysis
  • Pre-existing Condition Identification
  • Date of Manifestation
  • Upgrade Code and Ordinance Analysis
  • Defect Rebuttal Analysis
  • Standard of Care Evaluation

 

Contract Disputes/Surety

Contract Disputes/Surety

  • Default/Termination Analysis
  • Exposure Analysis
  • Contract Status Evaluations
  • Cost-to-Complete Analysis
  • Contract Analysis and Audit
  • Constructability Review
  • Change Order Analysis
  • Schedule & Cost Analysis
  • Entitlement Analysis
  • Bid Review
  • Measured Mile Analysis
  • Dispute Resolution Services

 

Alternative Dispute Resolution/Litigation Support

Alternative Dispute Resolution/Litigation Support

  • Building Product Compliance Analysis
  • Demonstrative Models
  • Graphic Presentations
  • Deposition Testimony
  • Trial Testimony
  • ADR Testimony
  • ADR – Mediation
  • ADR – Arbitration
  • ADR – Non-binding Arbitration
  • ADR – Early Neutral Arbitration
  • ADR – Judicial Reference Assistance
  • Appraisal (Appraiser/Umpire)
  • Discovery and Deposition Assistance
  • Deposition Summary
  • Document Management and Organization
  • Data, Document and Image Management

 

PRIMARY CONTACTS

David A. VanDerostyne
David A. VanDerostyne, PE, SE
Executive Manager

Phone: (509) 226-1488

Email: dvanderostyne@mkainc.com

Paul J. Castellano
Paul J. Castellano, PE
Resource Lead

Phone: (813) 288-8881

Email: pcastellano@mkainc.com

H.PaulBarnard
H. Paul Barnard
Resource Lead

Phone: (602) 393-4252

Email: pbarnard@mkainc.com

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