Craig Steigerwalt
Craig M. Steigerwalt, MBA, P.E., PMP
Senior Associate
Construction Consulting
  • Natick

Mr. Steigerwalt has over 10 years of experience in the construction and engineering industries, primarily consisting of heavy highway, mass transit, and electric utility projects. During his time as a project manager, he has advised and aided clients on topics ranging from contract management, construction management, project scheduling, project controls, and change management. His experiences also include on-site quality control, risk management, submittal review, and project forecasting to ensure the projects remained on track and adhered to regulations and standards. He has also served as program lead for electric transmission projects while also performing project management services for the program of over 20 solar and wind energy generation projects with one of the largest utility companies in the US.

Additionally, Mr. Steigerwalt has participated in the analysis of various types of construction claims for mediation, arbitration, and litigation. These claims included the analysis of schedule delays and impacts, change order costs, productivity loss, and inefficiency analysis for projects extending across the globe.

Prior to joining Exponent, Mr. Steigerwalt worked as a construction manager/owner’s representative on a combination of heavy highway and mass transit projects. He has also worked as a contract manager and business development manager for a large electric infrastructure contractor. Prior to that, he worked as a project engineer designing roadway alignments, traffic control plans, stormwater facilities, and site development upgrades.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • M.B.A., Business Management, Loyola University of Maryland, 2011
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Delaware, 2006

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

Licensed Professional Engineer, Maryland, #40813

Project Management Professional (PMP), #1877931

OSHA 10 Construction Safety Certified

Professional Affiliations

Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) - New England Chapter

Project Management Institute (PMI) - Mass Bay Chapter

Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) - Boston Chapter

Northeast Energy and Commerce Association (NECA)

Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)

Project Experience

Heavy Highway

Mr. Steigerwalt worked as a design engineer on multiple roadway and highway upgrade projects throughout Maryland. He was responsible for designing horizontal roadway alignment, traffic control plans, and stormwater management facilities.

Mr. Steigerwalt worked as a contracts manager for a general contractor on multiple highway infrastructure projects throughout the Northeast Corridor. He was responsible for ensuring contract compliance, managing subcontractor contracts, and monitoring timely payments.

Mr. Steigerwalt worked as a resident engineer/owner’s representative on a bridge replacement project in California, performing such tasks as supervising field construction activities, managing changes and RFIs, monitoring safety procedures, and performing on-site quality control.

Utility (electric)

Mr. Steigerwalt worked as a Project/Program Manager for an Electric Generation Interconnection (EGI) program, which interconnected photovoltaic solar sites onto the electric transmission grid. These generation sites ranged from 20MW to 250MW in energy production, project costs ranged from $1.5M to $10M. He managed all phases of these projects from initial design through project closeout.

Mr. Steigerwalt performed a schedule analysis on a design-build nuclear power facility in Hawaii to determine who was at fault for project’s schedule delays and cost overruns.

Mr. Steigerwalt has worked on a multi-million dollar claim on an electric and communications project in Uzbekistan, performing cost and schedule analysis’s on a construction contract that was terminated due to delays.

Mr. Steigerwalt analyzed labor costs associated with alleged change orders, extended field overhead costs, and other alleged job cost overruns for a claim related to communication and electrical upgrades in an underground railway located in New York.

Mass Transit


Mr. Steigerwalt worked as a construction manager/owner’s representative on a design-build rail line extension project in California, performing such tasks as identifying risks in both design and construction, monitoring project controls, managing changes and RFIs, and performing on-site quality control.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • M.B.A., Business Management, Loyola University of Maryland, 2011
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Delaware, 2006

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

Licensed Professional Engineer, Maryland, #40813

Project Management Professional (PMP), #1877931

OSHA 10 Construction Safety Certified