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Mark Kovacevich, P. E. - Senior Engineer Consultant
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Expert Designation  

•    Civil Engineering 
•    Construction Cost 
•    Contractor Standards 
•    Construction Practices 
•    Construction Schedules 
•    Interior & Exterior Building Finishes 

Areas of Expertise 

•    Forensic Investigation of Problem Construction Projects 
•    Define Repair Methodologies and Estimate Costs of Remediation 
•    Investigate Delay Damage and Impact Contract Claims 
•    Investigate Construction Disputes 
•    Trained Mediator

Education 

•    California State University Long Beach - Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering 

Professional Licenses

•    Registered Professional Engineer, California (C23062) 
•    Registered Professional Engineer, Arizona (10121) 
•    Licensed General Contractor, California (583972) - Inactive

Professional Associations

•    Construction Specifications Institute, CSI 
•    American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE

Experience

•    Construction and Engineering Consultant and Owner, MNK Enterprises 
•    Instructor of Construction Estimating – Adjunct Faculty Costa Mesa, CA, Orange Coast College 
•    Senior Engineer/Manager, High Point (now Pinnacle One) 
•    Senior Consultant, Barba-Arkhon International, Inc. 
•    Senior Project Manager, Benchmark Contractors, Inc. 
•    Executive Vice President/Director of Construction, MacDonald Interest, Inc. 
•    Assistant Vice President/Contract Manager, M.M. Sundt Construction Co. 
•    Project Manager, Ernest W. Hahn, Inc. 
•    Resident Engineer and Contract Administrator, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers 
•    Highway Technician, California State Division of Highways (CALTRANS)


Representative Project Experience

Consulting:

•    Construction Management - Assisted Bank with REO Property completing construction and obtaining Certificate of occupancy 4 years after loan default, La Jolla, CA
•    Construction Management - St. Jude Hospital - New 5-story Patient Tower, Fullerton, CA
•    Construction Management - St. Jude Hospital - New 4-story Patient Tower, Fullerton, CA
•    Construction Management - St. Joseph Hospital - New 4-story Patient Tower, Orange, CA
•    Construction Management - St. Joseph Hospital - New 3-story Cancer Center, Orange, CA
•    Contract Dispute – Elementary School – Phoenix, AZ
•    Cause of Construction Disputes - $200 million maximum security prison – Delano, CA
•    Change Order and Delay Analysis – Disney Concert Hall – Los Angeles, CA
•    Contract Delay and Cause of Construction Dispute – Flood Control Channel – Irvine, CA
•    Cause of Construction Delays and Change Order Analysis – Alvarado Filtration Plant – San Diego, CA
•    Contract Dispute – Bridge Reconstruction – San Luis Obispo, CA
•    Easement Dispute (defending Title Company) – Costa Mesa, CA 
•    Analyzing Cost of Lost Business Opportunity – Mini Storage Facility – Costa Mesa, CA
•    Cost of Repair – Hotel Construction Deficiencies – Morro Bay, CA
•    Analyze Flood Damage Claim during Construction – Highway Reconstruction – Morro Bay, CA
•    Contract Claim and Cost of Change Orders Analysis – Highway Widening – City of Rancho Mirage, CA

Solved Construction Problems: 

•    Villa Mallorca (369 Units) – Mission Viejo, CA 
•    Altisse (222 Units) – Aliso Viejo, CA 
•    New Horizons (200 Units) – Saugus, CA 
•    Oakridge Apartments (318 Units) – Temecula, CA 
•    Crestline (372 Units) – Laguna Hills, CA 
•    Villa Pointe (372 Units) – Newport Beach, CA 
•    Steeplechase (240 Units) – Calabasas, CA

Reconstruction Design and Construction:

•    Bridgeport Terrace (48 Units) – Laguna Niguel, CA 
•    Laguna Surf, ocean front time share (21 Units) – Laguna Beach, CA

Insurance Fraud:

•    AIG Insurance – Laguna Niguel, CA 
•    Richardson Residence – Bel Air, CA

Delay Damage Claim: 

•    Two level retail over 3 level below grade Parking Structure – West Los Angeles, CA 
•    Metro Rail Subway Construction – Los Angeles, CA

Technical Analysis:

•    Crosspoint Condominiums (495 wood framed units) 
•    Denver Airport Terminal – Denver, CO 
•    Orange County Airport – Santa Ana, CA 
•    Interstate 80 – Auburn, CA 
•    Waste Water Treatment Plant – Modesto, CA 
•    Peninsula Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA 
•    Harrison Street Bus Facility – San Francisco, CA 
•    Sandi Labs – Livermore, CA 
•    Cal State Pomona – Pomona, CA 

Construction Projects:

•    Gale Tech – Industry, CA 
•    Puente Hills Marketplace – Industry, CA 
•    San Sevaine Industrial Park – Alta Loma, CA 
•    Haven Business Park – Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Consulting Projects:

•    Raw Land Cost Analysis and Due Diligence Investigation – Corona, CA 
•    Raw Land Cost Analysis and Due Diligence Investigation – Ontario, CA 
•    Jamboree Campus Parking Structure – Irvine, CA 
•    San Miguel IV – Oceanside, CA 
•    Hampshire Place Apartments – Los Angeles, CA 
•    The Lakes – Costa Mesa, CA

Senior Project Manager: 

•    770 Unit Mid-Rise Condominium Project – Costa Mesa, CA

Director of Construction: 

•    Transamerica Data Processing facility ($9.4 million project) – Rancho Bernardo, CA 
•    Gould Medical R & D Facility – Oxnard, CA 
•    Baldwin, Villas – Los Angeles, CA 
•    Brookside Terrace – San Pablo, CA 
•    M & R Investments – La Mirada, CA 
•    Elmo Semi-Conductor – Los Angeles, CA 
•    Summit Office Building – Laguna Hills, CA 
•    Greenwich Plaza – La Jolla, CA 
•    Glenrock Condominiums – Hollywood, CA  

Contract Manager:

•    Maricopa County Court House – Phoenix, AZ 
•    Arizona Bank Building – Phoenix, AZ 
•    Sentry Center West – Scottsdale, AZ 
•    North Phoenix Baptist Church – Phoenix, AZ 
•    Arizona Biltmore Hotel – Phoenix, AZ 
•    91st Avenue Waste Water Treatment Plant – Phoenix, AZ 
•    Val Vista Water Treatment Plant – Mesa, AZ 
•    Reunion Tower – Dallas, TX 
•    Slip-form Concrete Elevator Core – High-Rise Building – Denver, CO 
•    Navajo Generating Station – Page, AZ 
•    Hayden Generating Station – Hayden, CO 

Project Manager: 

•    Metro Center Regional Mall – Phoenix, AZ 
•    Rhodes Department Store – Phoenix, AZ 
•    K-Mart/Lucky Neighborhood Center – Phoenix, AZ 

Resident Engineer and Contract Administrator:

•    Lytle Creek Flood Control Project – San Bernardino, CA 
•    Main Postal Bulk Mail Facility – Tucson, AZ 
•    Officers Dormitory, Norton AFB – San Bernardino, CA 
•    Cold Storage Facility, Norton AFB – San Bernardino, CA 
•    Flight Operations Building, Norton AFB – San Bernardino, CA 
•    C5A Concrete Parking Apron – Norton AFB – San Bernardino, CA 
•    Officers Dormitory, Davis Monthan AFB – Tucson, AZ 

Highway Technician: 

•    Highway 91 – Los Angeles County 
•    Highway 105, 91, 55 – Los Angeles County 
•    Highway 110 – San Pedro, CA