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Kurt Grosz - President - Construction/Roofing
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Expert Designations

  • Roles and Responsibilities under the Contract Documents
  • Fire and Water Loss Appraiser and Umpire
  • Contract Administration  
  • Contractor Standards of Care
  • Construction Cost
  • Scheduling Delay and Disruption
  • Work Quality and Industry Compliance
  • Trade Means and Methods
  • Code Compliance of Work in Place
  • Methodology and Scope of Repair
  • Repair Specifications
  • Maintenance Component of As-Built Construction
  • Allocation of Responsibility          

 General Education

  • Clemson University – Bachelor of Arts
  • University of Denver and University of Colorado
  • Pepperdine University – Master of Business Administration

 Contractor Licenses

  • California Licensed General Engineering Contractor No. 598009
  • California Licensed General Building Contractor No. 598009
  • California Licensed Hazardous Substance Removal & Remedial Action        
                Contractor No. 598009
  • Arizona Licensed General Contractor No. 141903
  • Arizona Licensed Commercial Contractor No. 152038, B-2

 Roofing and Waterproofing

  • RCI Rooftop Quality Assurance #0030, Built Up & Single Ply Roofing – RRO
  • Roofing Consultants Institute (RCI):
    • Asphalt Technology
    • Basic Roof Consulting
    • Advanced Roof Consulting
    • Exterior Stairs
    • Expansion Joints
    • Energy Ratings
    • Data Loggers
    • Marble Facades
    • Roofing Science and Technology  I and II
    • Corrosion of Cladding Fasteners
    • Osmosis through Membranes
    • Fenestration Testing
    • Envelope Mock-Ups
    • Sustainable Roofs
    • Block Window flashing
    • IBC 2006/CBC 2008
    • Rooftop Quality Assurance
    • Yearly Ongoing Continuing Education
  • Roofing Industry Educational Institute:
    • Roofing Technology
    • Quality Assurance
    • Roofing Inspection, Diagnosis and Repair
  • National Roofing Contractors Association
    • Roof Problem Analysis and Roofing Options
    • Roofing Inspection, Diagnosis and Repair

 Code Inspection Certifications

  • Certified Building Inspector ICC  #56606 (UBC & IBC, IRC)
  • Certified Mechanical Inspector ICC #866249-40 (UMC & IMC)
  • Certified Plumbing Inspector ICC #866249-30 (UPC & IPC)
  • Special Inspector – Reinforced Concrete ICC #62852 (UBC & IBC)
  • Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner ICBO/ICC #0249850-15(ANSI)

Registrations and Certifications

  • Lifetime Certified Professional Estimator #1192-00160 - ASPE
    • Discipline Specific Estimator Certification-Waterproofing #07100 - ASPE
  • Certification Board Member - American Council for Accredited Certification (IAQA Certs.)
  • Department of Labor 29cfr 1910.120 Training and Supervisor Training
  • Certified Construction Contract Administrator - CSI
  • CDT - Construction Specifications Institute
  • Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I, ID# 926272 - ACI (inactive)
  • Certified Concrete Flatwork Technician – ACI (inactive)

Community Service

  • Corazon Houses – Tecate, Nuevo Milenio, Cumbres & Pedregal, Mexico

 Property Loss – The Clean Trust (Formerly IICRC)

  • Applied Microbial Remediation – IICRC # 75611
  • Odor Control – IICRC # 75611
  • Water Damage Restoration – IICRC # 75611
  • Fire & Smoke Restoration – IICRC # 75611

Teaching and Lectures

  • Whittier Law School - Speaker, Mediation Seminar
  • University of California Irvine - Construction Operations - Instructor
  • Arizona State University - Del Webb School of Construction - Lecturer
  • California State University, Long Beach - Lecturer
  • Arizona State Bar Annual Convention - Speaker
  • The Florida Bar -  Instructor, (Continuing Legal Education)
  • Arizona Insurance Claims Association - Lecturer
  • Construction Specifications Institute National Convention -- Arbitration and Mediation
  • Orange County Bar Association - Lecturer
  • Peter M. Elliot Inn of Court - Lecturer
  • Associated General Contractors -  Lecturer, (Various Topics)
  • Aetna Insurance - Lecturer,  California Earthquake Response
  • National Association of Women in Construction  - Lecturer
  • Appraisal Institute -- Lecturer
  • American Society of Professional Estimators - Lecturer
  • KGA Construction Claims Conferences - Lecturer, CA & AZ    
  • Maricopa County Bar Association - Lecturer for:
    • Legal Aspects of Scheduling, Standard Provisions and Scheduling Provisions
    • AIA Contracts
  • Lorman Educational Services - Lecturer for:
    • Traps and Ploys in Construction Scheduling
    • AIA Contracts
    • Construction Defects and Insurance Coverage
    • Contract Administration in AIA Documents
  • Community Associations Institute
    • Dealing with Difficult Situations and Upset People
    • Investigating and Proving Construction Defect Claims

 Continuing Education        

  • Harvard Graduate School of Design - Cost Planning and Control
  • California Institute of Technology - Successful Cost Estimating
  • University of Wisconsin - Below-grade & Plaza Deck Waterproofing
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Concrete Problems
  • Orange Coast College - Residential Light Steel Frame Construction
  • Water Damage Restoration & Microbial Remediation in Buildings -  IICRC
  • Joseph Lstiburek - Advanced Building Diagnostics and Repairs
  • Analyzing Construction Schedules – Create, Update, Calculate Damages
  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners Courses
  • ICC/ICBO Courses Wood Framing; Occupancy; Special Inspection
  • CAL/OSHA Courses - CA Chamber of Commerce
  • FMI - Calculation of Dual Overhead Costs
  • CAWM - Symposium on Window Installation Practices
  • Simpson Gumpertz - The Building Envelope: Solutions to Problems

Background

Mr. Grosz has over 40 years of experience in construction and consulting in the areas of building inspection, estimating, project management, scheduling and as Chief Operating Officer of construction companies.  He has been responsible for building residential and commercial structures, tenant improvements, infrastructure and he possesses hands-on as well as management experience on various structures and finishes.  He currently holds general contractors licenses in California and Arizona.  He has worked on construction projects in Colorado (prior license), Wyoming, Texas, New Jersey, South Carolina, Florida and in Mexico.  Mr. Grosz has opined on Contract Documents, drawings and specifications, Building Codes, OSHA requirements, cost to repair and scheduling in mediation, arbitration and civil litigation (Superior and Federal Court) as an expert witness and as a neutral fact finder.  Mr. Grosz is active in a variety of Alternative Dispute Resolution forums.

Employment

Construction and Environmental Consultant

  • Contract Documents Roles and Responsibility
  • Construction Cost Analysis
  • Project Constructability and Monitoring
  • Property Loss Evaluations
  • ADA Accessibility and Usability
  • Environmental Inspection, Testing and Regulations
  • Defect Manifestation
  • Schedule Delay and Disruption
  • Residential, Commercial, Health Care, Hotels, Infrastructure

Chief Operating Officer, Anson Construction Company

  • Scheduling, Estimating and Project Management
  • Tenant Improvements
  • Hotel Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E)
  • Historic Building Retrofits
  • Architectural Concrete
  • Building Maintenance and Repairs

President, Azimuth Builders, Inc.

  • Residential and Commercial Buildings
  • Multi-Family Wood Frame
  • Restaurants and Office Buildings
  • Steel and Concrete Commercial Buildings
  • Specialty Concrete Forming and Finishing
  • Custom Millwork Production

Owner, Kurt Grosz Construction Company

  • Building Maintenance, Repair and Replacement Cost Analysis
  • Concrete and Millwork

 Foreman, Aspen Construction Company

  • Historic Restoration
  • Commercial and Public Use
  • Hotels and Restaurants
  • Parking Structures and Roadway
  • Plazas and Swimming Pools
  • Residential Retrofit