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    AIChE - Dallas Section - September 27, 2011 - Robert McCullough

    posted Sep 12, 2011, 10:47 AM by Nancy Garnett

    Dallas AIChE – September 27, 2011 Meeting Announcement


    DATE:           Tuesday September 27th, 2011


    TIME:            6:00 PM Officer / Directors’ Meeting
    6:30 PM Section Meeting
    7:00 PM Social Hour (Bring your business cards) and Dinner
    8:00 PM Presentation


    PLACE:         Two Guys From Italy Restaurant
    (West side of Webb Chapel Rd, South of Forest Lane)
    11637 Webb Chapel Rd.
    Dallas, TX 75229


    COST:            Cost of your meal (typically $8-15)


    RSVP by email to Jrodriguezperazz@aol.com. If by phone, please call J. R. Rodriguez at 940-725-0493.


    SPEAKER:    Robert McCullough PE, CCE, CDT, CFCC, President, McCullough ¶ Associates.


    TOPIC:          Topic: Construction Project Documentation for Efficient Cost Control
    The presentation will discuss what design or construction project documentation must contain to adequately evaluate, demonstrate the cost consequences of an externally caused project execution schedule delay.  This talk will include claims avoidance and/or resolutions.  1 PDH (0.1 CEUs)


    What’s in it for me?


    Here’s part of the answer:


              I will familiarize myself with costs control techniques in construction projects.


              I will obtain a better understanding on the additional costs caused in construction project delays.


              I should see some areas where my responsibilities as an engineer relate to those that depend upon my decisions for their welfare


              I will have the opportunity to network with leaders in the Chemical Engineering field


    At this meeting you may also volunteer to offer a talk on your favorite engineering or management subject, making yourself known to your peers and seniors attending the meeting or receiving the meeting invitation. Do not miss the meeting!




    Robert is President of McCullough & Associates, (http://www.mccullough-group.com) a full service-consulting firm that specializes in providing expert assistance to all members of the construction industry. He obtained his practical experience by working for large private contractors who provided all phases of commercial construction for private owners as well as Federal Government and State Agencies.


    Since becoming a construction consultant, Robert has managed multi-million dollar disputes for some of the nation’s largest general contractors, specialty contractors, institutional owners and architects. These projects have included power plants, airports, heavy and highway construction, major utility construction, high-rise hotels and office buildings.


    Robert possesses specialized expertise in project management, CPM scheduling and the measurement and tracking of productivity. He has been deposed and has presented expert testimony in Court on all areas of construction, including CPM scheduling analysis and the measurement and pricing of productivity losses associated with delays and impact. He has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The University of California – Berkeley. He has augmented his formal education by presenting and participating in numerous seminars geared towards claims avoidance and resolution.


    His qualifications include: Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas, Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC) - AACE-I, Certified Cost Engineer (CCE) - AACE-I, and a Certified Document Technologist (CDT) - Construction Specification Institute


    Robert has served as an Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association, as a Director on the Board of AACE International, as a Sub-committee and Task Force Chairman for Education programs at the Dallas Chapter of the Associated General Contractors. Robert also teaches courses on construction related topics to contractors.


    Robert is affiliated with many professional organizations, which disseminate current information relating to the construction industry. These affiliations include:


    AAA                             American Arbitration Association

    AACE International   Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering

    AGC                             Associated General Contractors

    ASCE                           American Society of Civil Engineers

    NSPE                           National Society of Professional Engineers

    PMI                             Project Management Institute