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Senior Managing Consultant

Construction & Engineering Expert

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ekrodriguez@interface-consulting.com
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Eric Rodriguez, a senior managing consultant with Interface Consulting International, Inc., utilizes his expertise in engineering & construction, coupled with an MBA, to assist his clients with troubled projects. Mr. Rodriguez supports clients through the mediation, arbitration, and litigation processes, including providing expert testimony at depositions and trials. He has also successfully guided clients through project turnarounds, providing assistance with contract negotiations, change order management, and project management. Mr. Rodriguez has performed financial damage valuations, labor productivity studies, defect analyses, and schedule delay analyses. With more than 15 years of industry experience providing engineering and consulting services throughout the project lifecycle and into dispute resolution, he has been recognized as an expert witness and has provided expert testimony. The total value of the disputes Mr. Rodriguez has assisted his clients with exceeds 2.5 billion USD.

Credentials

Licensed Professional Engineer – State of Texas

Education  

Master of Business Administration – Corporate Finance
The University of Texas at Austin – Austin, Texas
 
Bachelor of Science – Civil Engineering
New Mexico State University –  Las Cruces, New Mexico

Work History

Interface Consulting International, Inc.
Senior Managing Consultant

  • Prepares, evaluates, and quantifies construction claims involving schedule delay/disruption, labor productivity loss, construction defects, defective workmanship, and a myriad of other construction-related issues
  • Provides mediation, arbitration, and litigation support, including discovery assistance and expert analysis
  • Develops market and feasibility studies for a variety of projects including civil/infrastructure, building, and marine construction

ColdWatt, Inc.
Project Manager

Huitt-Zollars, Inc.
Structural Engineer

Professional Experience

BUILDINGS & FACILITIES

  • Over 80 projects, including the following industry sectors:Commercial buildings; education; entertainment & sports facilities; government buildings; healthcare; industrial buildings; multi-family housing; retail centers

OIL, GAS & CHEMICAL PROCESSING

  • Over 40 projects, including the following industry sectors: Power plants; refining facilities; natural gas; transmission system pipelines; offshore platforms

TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Over 30 projects, including the following industry sectors: Mass transit; roads, highways & bridges; site work; utilities

Litigation & Arbitration Experience

  • Qualified to testify in US state and federal courts and AAA arbitrations

Professional Affiliations

  • Member – American Society of Engineers
  • Member – Rice Global E&C Forum
  • Member – American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Future Leader Alumnus – Engineering & Construction Contracting (ECC) Association

Presentations & Publications

“Righting the Ship: Managing Troubled Projects,” Presentation at the 47th Annual ECC Conference, September 5, 2015.

Strategic Management of Human Capital,” STRUCTURE, February 2012: 30-32.