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Adam Hjorth

One Minute Summary

Adam Hjorth is a licensed general contractor, construction consultant, ICC Certified Residential and Commercial Building Inspector, and construction project manager based out of Las Vegas, NV. After graduating from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, Adam started his construction consulting career working for one of the largest home builders in the United States. Adam’s experience includes drafting of residential, multi-family and commercial plans, construction customer service and project management. Adam is certified in OSHA Jobsite Safety Training, and is a certified English XL tribometrist approved to verify the safety of flooring surfaces. Adam has worked for several of the nation's largest hotels and retail chains providing safety and code compliance consulting.

Publications

Presentations

Areas of Expertise

Categories of Expertise

  • Construction Management, Contracts & Contracting
  • Construction Cost Estimating & Budgeting
  • Construction Defect Claims
  • Construction Quality
  • Building and Property Inspection, Testing & Evaluation
  • Building Codes & Standards
  • Expert Witness, Mediation & Testimony
  • Walkway Safety Assessment

Specific Trades and Building Elements

  • Foundations: Concrete & Reinforcing
  • Foundations: Concrete Slab-On-Grade    
  • Basement Construction (Incl. Basement Walls & Insulation)
  • Basement Walls (Incl. Concrete, Masonry, etc.)    
  • Moisture Protection / Waterproofing
  • Structural Frame (Incl. Floor, Wall and Roof)    
  • Concrete Structure & Reinforcing 
  • Masonry Structure  
  • Structural Steel / Metal Framing    
  • Wood Framing & Hardware (Incl. Rough Carpentry)
  • Floor Construction    
  • Roof Construction & Trusses 
  • Exterior Enclosure: Walls, Stucco / Plaster, Masonry Veneer, Siding & Trim    
  • Exterior Wall Insulation    
  • Exterior Wall Accessories & Decorative Metal (Incl. louvers, screens, etc.)
  • Windows
  • Storefronts
  • Curtain Walls / Exterior Glazing    
  • Exterior Doors (Incl. Hardware, Weather-stripping, Specialty, Garage (Roll-Up, Revolving, Automatic, etc.))
  • Exterior Wall Flashing & Sheet Metal    
  • Joint Sealants    
  • Exterior Coatings (Paint)    
  • Roofs    
  • Sloped Roofs    
  • Low Slope Roofing    
  • Roof Insulation    
  • Roof Flashing & Trim    
  • Roof Accessories    
  • Gutters & Downspouts    
  • Waterproof Decks (Horizontal Waterproofing)  
  • Interior Construction    
  • Interior Partitions (Incl. Int. Wall Insulation)
  • Interior Doors
  • Interior Fittings & Specialties (Incl. partitions, signs, lockers, shelving, fire extinguisher cabinets, etc.)
  • Toilet & Bath Accessories (Incl. Shower Doors)
  • Counters (Incl. Tile, Stone, Laminate, etc.)
  • Cabinets
  • Finish Carpentry & Architectural Woodwork 
  • Stairs (Interior and Exterior)
  • Interior Finishes
  • Gypsum Wallboard & Interior Plaster
  • Interior Paint
  • Interior Wall Covering & Finishes
  • Tile & Stone Assemblies (Incl. Showers) 
  • Floor Finishes: Tile, Wood, Resilient & Carpet
  • Ceiling Finishes    
  • Conveying    
  • Elevators and Lifts     
  • Plumbing
  • Plumbing Fixtures (Incl. bathtubs and manufacturer showers)   
  • Domestic Water Distribution    
  • Sanitary Waste    
  • Rain Water Drainage    
  • HVAC: Heating, Ventilating & Air-Conditioning
  • Heat Generating Systems (Incl. Fireplaces, Wood Burning & Other Stoves)
  • Cooling Generating Systems    
  • Distribution System    
  • Fire Protection    
  • Sprinklers & Standpipes    
  • Fire Protection Specialties & Assemblies
  • Electrical
  • Electrical Service and Distribution    
  • Lighting and Branch Wiring
  • Communications & Security (Incl. Building Automation, AV, etc.) 
  • Equipment and Appliances
  • Furnishings 
  • Special Construction    
  • Selective Demolition
  • Hazardous Components Abatement (Mold, Asbestos, etc.)   
  • Building Maintenance
  • Site Preparations    
  • Site Clearing    
  • Site Demolition and Relocation
  • Site Earthwork & Grading
  • Compaction, Stabilization, Soil Treatment
  • Hazardous Waste Remediation
  • Site Improvements
  • Roadways
  • Parking Lots
  • Pedestrian Paving (Incl. exterior brick, tile, stone assemblies)
  • Site Development (Incl. ext. furnishing, signage, playing fields, courts)
  • Fences, Gates and Walls (Incl. Wood, Masonry & Metal)
  • Retaining Walls    
  • Fountains & Swimming Pools    
  • Landscaping    
  • Fine Grading & Drainage    
  • Site Civil/Mechanical Utilities    
  • Water Supply    
  • Sanitary Sewer        
  • Site Electrical Utilities    
  • Site Lighting
  • Health & Safety Requirements    
  • General Conditions    
  • Project / Construction Management    
  • Quality Requirements    
  • Regulatory Requirements (Codes & Standards)    
  • Design Coordination: Architectural (Incl. Specs, Interiors, Automation, Energy, Efficiency (Green Building))
  • Design Coordination: Engineering (Geotechnical, Civil, Structural)