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Senior Managing Consultant

Construction & Engineering Expert

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713.626.2525
mapurtell@interface-consulting.com

 

As a senior managing consultant at Interface Consulting, Michael Purtell utilizes his practical construction experience and formal education in construction management to concentrate on project management oversight, schedule delays, engineering and construction claims, and design and construction deficiencies. Mr. Purtell performs damage quantification assessments associated with schedule delays, labor productivity, construction defects, and changes in work scope, among other issues. He also provides analysis of construction drawings, specifications, and procedures, and evaluates repair and recovery costs associated with defective work. With both domestic and international experience as a piping field engineer, project manager, subcontract administrator, and civil superintendent, Mr. Purtell provides unique insight into project delivery, project cost and schedule analysis, planning, procurement, and change order management.

Education

Bachelor of Science – Construction Management
University of Wisconsin-Stout – Menomonie, Wisconsin

Work History

Interface Consulting International, Inc.
Senior Managing Consultant & Senior Consultant

Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals, Inc.
Subcontract Administrator
Piping Field Engineer
Civil Superintendent
Assistant to Proposals Manager & Chief Field Engineer

Menards Inc.
Project Manager
Estimator

Halquist Stone
Facility Manager
Laborer

Professional Experience

OIL, GAS & CHEMICAL PROCESSING

  • Over 20 projects, including the following industry sectors:

    Industrial; liquefied natural gas; power plants; refining facilities

PIPELINES

  • Project experience in water, natural gas, and transmission system pipelines

MARINE & OFFSHORE PRODUCTION

  • Project experience in offshore platforms and shipbuilding

TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Over 15 projects, including the following industry sectors:

    Heavy highway; rural roads, airports, highways & bridges; site work; utilities

BUILDINGS & FACILITIES

  • Project experience in commercial and residential construction

Litigation & Arbitration Experience

  • Provides expert testimony and assists with research for expert testimony in US state and federal court and international arbitrations
  • Prepares CPM schedule delay reports and analyses
  • Performs site inspections

Speaking Engagements

“Successful Implementation of Change Orders,” Lorman Education Services, Houston, Texas, June 2019.