One Minute Summary
Blake Marchand's professional career in construction began more than 20 years ago and he received a B.S. in Construction Management in 1994. Blake is an experienced construction project manager, a certified critical path method scheduling expert (PSP), a certified cost estimator (CCP), and a construction claims and litigation consultant with expert testimony experience. Blake's construction experience is deep and wide including commercial & institutional buildings, industrial, high-tech mechanical, process piping, water supply, wastewater, roads, highways, bridges, marine vessel construction & rehabilitation, construction defect litigation, and traditional construction claims & dispute resolution.
Blake has worked for general and mechanical contractors including Micron Construction, Kiewit Construction, Hoffman Construction, Fullman Company, Harder Mechanical, and Applied Mechanical. As a consultant Blake prepares estimates and Critical Path Method (CPM) schedules for contractors on large, complex construction projects, and performs schedule reviews for owners to verify scope of work, relationships and logic, and work sequencing. As a construction claims and litigation consultant Blake works for owners & managers, governmental organizations, developers & contractors, product manufacturers & suppliers, insurers, and lawyers, helping them to understand the technical issues so they can make smart, fact-based decisions. And when called to do so, Blake presents his analysis to the trier of fact in a clear and professional way that everyone can understand.