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Frank G. Adams, PE Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 

President

Construction Expert

713.626.2525
fgadams@interface-consulting.com
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Frank Adams, president of Interface Consulting, has over 35 years of experience in construction and engineering matters. Mr. Adams provides assistance to owners, contractors, and their attorneys in the prevention, management, and resolution of construction claims and disputes. Mr. Adams provides expert analysis and testimony on scheduling, damages, labor productivity, construction management, and engineering-related issues.

Credentials

Licensed Professional Engineer – State of Texas
Arbitrator – American Arbitration Association (AAA)

Education

Master of Business Administration
Tulane University – New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Bachelor of Science – Mechanical Engineering
Tulane University – New Orleans, Louisiana

Work History

Interface Consulting International, Inc.
President & Principal Consultant

Raymond International
Vice President, Project Manager, Construction Engineer

McDermott International, Inc.
Project Manager, Project Engineer, Project Coordinator

Mechanical Construction Co. of New Orleans (MCC Group)
Manager of Industrial Construction, Project Engineer, Field Engineer, Estimator

Professional Experience

POWER, PROCESS & INDUSTRIAL

  • Over 100 projects in over 20 countries, including the following industry sectors:
    Biofuels; chemical & petrochemical; industrial buildings; LNG & NGL; manufacturing facilities; power plants; refining facilities 

LAND & SUBSEA PIPELINES

  • Over 70 projects in over 15 countries, including the following industry sectors:
    Onshore & offshore oil & gas pipelines; gas transmission & distribution; gathering systems; liquids processing; chemical & process lines; utility pipelines

MARINE & OFFSHORE

  • Over 100 projects in over 15 territories, including the following industry sectors:
    Offshore rigs, jackups & platforms; ports, piers & wharfs; shipbuilding 

BUILDINGS & COMMERCIAL FACILITIES

  • Over 70 projects in 5 countries, including the following industry sectors:
    Airports; commercial buildings; education; entertainment & sports facilities; government buildings; healthcare; hotels & convention centers; industrial buildings 

CIVIL & INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Over 40 projects in 4 countries, including the following industry sectors:
    Airport runways; heavy civil; mass transit; ports, piers, & wharfs; roads, highways & bridges; site work; telecom & technology; utilities; wastewater plants

Litigation & Arbitration Experience

Testifies in US state and federal courts and regulatory hearings
Testifies in the AAA, LCIA, ICC, UNCITRAL, and VIAC arbitration forums
Provided expert testimony in over 60 legal filings 
Served as an arbitrator in over 20 arbitrations

Expertise

Schedule Delay Analysis
Claims Preparation & Analysis
Damage Assessment
Construction Management
Change Order Preparation & Analysis
Contract Evaluation
Risk Analysis
Forensic Defect Evaluation
Technical Analysis
Feasibility Analysis