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PAUL GOGULSKI, P.E.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY EDUCATION


Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, 1960 MBA candidate University of Phoenix, 2001

Mr. Gogulski has over 50 years experience in general contracting, engineering, corporate facilities, and supervision of architect and engineering services. He led teams in the delivery of significant industrial, commercial, public works, high technology R&D, mass transit and residential projects throughout the United States, and overseas. Starting as Field Engineer in Bechtels San Francisco planning and scheduling office, Mr. Gogulski grew in progressive steps to Project Manager and Vice President with general contractors. He joined General Electrics corporate Real Estate and Construction Operation in Schenectady New York where he oversaw six industrial construction projects on the east coast. Recruited by a former supervisor at GE, Mr. Gogulski joined Disney as Owners Representative for construction of the Contemporary Resort Hotel at Disneyworld, Florida. His broad range of experience in several disciplines qualifies him as a unique expert in construction. This includes employment under the following positions: Estimator, Project Manager, Vice President and President for general contractors; Director of Construction, Director of Development, and Director of Facilities for owners and developers, and Project Officer and Project Manager for government agencies. As a general contractor with full profit and loss responsibility, he built 3000 apartments and condominiums in four states, and renovated Class A office buildings in New York. His experience includes earthmoving, roads and utilities as estimator and project manager for a subcontractor For the last 12 years, Mr. Gogulski has operated a forensic engineering consulting firm specializing in construction claims, delay damages, recovery of cost, and accident investigations. His reports and expert testimony helped resolve litigation throughout the country His interest in improvements to the claims process by introducing unique 3D presentations of complex projects has resulted in an association with Applied Science International Ltd, a firm with 14 patents in structural engineering and a leader in performance based structural analysis.

REGISTRATIONS
Registered Professional Engineer: (civil) Nevada #14596 New Hampshire #2319

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS


Certified Quality Control Manager, US Army Corps of Engineers Certified Construction Industry Trainer, OSHA 500, 502

AFFILIATIONS
American Bar Association (Associate) American College of Forensic Examiners Association of General Contractors International Code Council American Society of Civil Engineers American Society of Safety Engineers International Council of Systems Engineering

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Gogulski & Associates, Inc. Beaufort, SC President, 1999 - present NYC School Construction Authority, Construction Manager, 1997 1999 New York City Transit, Project Manager, 1994 1997 Gogulski & Company, Princeton, NJ Principal, 1991 1994 NICO Construction Company, New York, NY Project Manager, 1988 1991 Drexel Properties, Dallas, TX Vice President, 1983 1988 George A. Fuller Company, Boston, MA Project Manager, 1983 Ralph M. Parsons, Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, Resident Construction Manager, 1983 Teradyne, Inc., Boston, MA Director of Facilities, 1979 1983

COURT QUALIFICATIONS
Expert Witness Areas of expertise include: General Contracting, Construction Management, Construction Risk, Construction Damages, Construction Defects, Construction Delays, Contract Analysis, Project Controls, Construction Accidents, Civil and Architectural Engineering, Personal Injury, Site Safety, OSHA Hazards, Structural Defects, Dispute Resolution, Property Management, Facilities Planning, and Design Errors and Omissions.

RELEVANT PROJECT EXPERIENCE


Las Vegas Monorail Construction Las Vegas, NV Analyzed contracts, change orders and cost overruns on behalf of the insurance company relative to delay during construction. R-4 Detention Basin & Channel Las Vegas, NV Directed quality control for a general contractor on a US Army Corps of Engineers contract. Achieved compliance, improved performance.

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PROJECT EXPERIENCE (continued) Predator Project, Creech Air Force Base, Indian Springs, NV Directed quality control for the Predator Headquarters building and related support facilities as an extension of staff for a general contractor on this US Army Corps of Engineers contract. Achieved compliance using RMS software and improved field inspections. Correcting outstanding deficiencies, overcame delays in design issues, and insisted the contractor comply with the high standards stated in the specifications. New York City School Construction Authority New York, NY Directed 22 school renovation and new construction programs from conception and design, through construction and final closeout. Supervised numerous general contractors and construction managers. Was promoted to senior staff for assistance in the administration of a one billion dollar per year construction budget. Developed a software program which improved the way managers account for time and personnel. New York City Transit Brooklyn, NY Administered construction contracts in the Infrastructure Department for transit and station renovation projects. Oversaw two field offices for engineering, change orders, progress payments, and scheduling with full responsibility for cost, progress and client satisfaction. Supervised 8 engineers; monitored and ensured project safety; directed and scheduled general contractors. Disney Contemporary Resort Hotel Orlando, FL Supervised design and construction of this award winning monumental project. Took over control of project when it was one year behind schedule. Insisted that the architect assign key members of its design team on site full time and immediately resolved the contentious issues between the general contractor and Disney. Increased work force to 1200, and began working two 12 hour shifts seven days/week. Overcame every delay, construction and design issue with a team effort by the respective professionals as they occurred. Successfully met completion dates and delivered a quality project that complied with Disneys standards. Southwest Corridor Project, Kaiser Engineers Boston, MA As Development Manager, I oversaw an urban design team in the planning of Metropolitan Boston Transit Authoritys Southwest Corridor, a five mile long mass transit/urban development project, which includes seven subway stations, two Amtrak and four transit lines, five miles of park land, 36 bridge renovations, and five miles of road. Supervised 4 architectural firms and two consultants with the goal of producing an urban design manual and development manual prior to the starting of any of the architectural firms assigned to design the station areas. This project was selected as Project of the Year in 1983 by the American Society of Civil Engineers, and won the Presidents Award by the National Endowment of Arts in Washington, DC., thanks to David Lee, FAIA, principal with Stull and Lee, Inc.,a key team member of the urban design team.

SPECIALIZED EDUCATION
Advanced Internet Search for Investigators, David Vine Associates LLC, David Vine, 2008 OSHA 500 Safety Training, University of California, US Department of Labor, 2008, 2006, 2004 Collecting Your Construction Monies in Nevada, Lorman Educational Service, Peel Brimley LLP, 2007 Construction Law Studies, Lorman Educational Service, Michael Shoenfield, Esq.,2007 Plumbing, Framing 101, Stucco, Low Slope Roofing, Residential Inspection Expo, 2005 Nevada Construction Law, Lorman Educational Service, Leland Eugene Backus, Esq., 2002 Construction Defects Seminar, Pacific Property Consultants, Larry Lang, CNA, 2001 Construction Industry Forum, American Bar Association, 2003, 2001, 1999 Everything About Roofs, New York City Transit Authority, Arnold Hall, 1998 DuPont Safety Training Program, New York City Transit Authority, 1998 Organizational Development, WED Enterprises (Disney), Pasadena, CA, 1971

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HONORS AND AWARDS American Society of Civil Engineers - Certificate of Appreciation, Millennium Project, 1999

PUBLICATIONS Erosion of Ethics Causes Damage to Construction Industry, Press Release, December, 2011 The Harmon Tower Requires 2d Opinion, Press Release, December, 2011 Jury Verdict Lacks Common Sense, Engineering News Record, August 31, 2011 Speaking English is Key to Safety, Engineering News Record, November, 2008 Interstate Highway System American Society of Civil Engineers, 1999 Guaranteed Maximum Contracts, Real Estate Executive, October 1993

SEMINARS, PRESENTATIONS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS The Construction Claims Process, Seminar, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2011 The Construction Claims Process, Seminar, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2010 Expert Witness Testimony and Report Writing, Institute of Design Professionals, New York, 2006 National Indian Museum - US Customs House, NY, Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C., 1993 Computer Applications - Associated General Contractors, Las Vegas, NV, 2002 Construction Defect Litigation, Nevada Framers Association, Las Vegas, NV, 2000 Teradynes Facilities Planning Industrial Development Research Council, 1993 High Technology Facilities Planning, Massachusetts High Technical Council, 1993

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