Robert Hardison
Manager
Construction Consulting
Alexandria

Robert Hardison has over fifteen years’ experience in heavy civil, healthcare, SCIF, mission-critical, government and high-end commercial construction. His experience includes field supervision, project management/controls, quality control, change order negotiation, and claims analysis and preparation.

Mr. Hardison has also provided project controls consulting on large scale infrastructure projects, Government (US) facilities, and high profile vertical construction projects. Prior to Robert’s entry into consulting, he fulfilled field supervision and construction management positions on large commercial, and government projects.

Mr. Hardison has provided services in sectors of the industry including government buildings (e.g., historic renovations and other government and military facilities), data centers, ports, commercial hi-rise buildings, hotels, medical and laboratory facilities, ship building and large-scale public-private partnership (PPP) mass transit systems and infrastructure projects in the US and Canada.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Clemson University

Prior Experience

Managing Director, Warner Construction Consultants, Inc., 2012-2018

Chupacabra Consulting, 2012-2012

Balfour Beatty Construction, 2007-2012

Clark Construction, 2006

Professional Affiliations

Washington Building Congress (WBC)

District of Columbia Building Industry Association (DCBIA)

Project Management College of Scheduling (PMCOS)

Project Experience

Aegis Ashore Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Facility, Deveselu, Romania – Constructed for the Navy and U.S. Missile Defense Agency and a component of the 2009-initiated European Phased Adaptive Approach, this mission critical facility consisted of significant High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) shielding, electrical, and fire suppression work. Mr. Hardison assisted with analysis of the contractor’s impacts as part of the Contractor’s Request for Equitable Adjustment (REA).

Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (ECLRT) Project, Toronto, Ontario – The ECLRT project is a multi-billion dollar PPP project constructed predominantly below Toronto’s Eglinton Avenue. Mr. Hardison assisted with drafting the PPP consortium’s claim.

Herbert C. Hoover Renovation Project, Washington, DC - This multi-phase project was to modernize over 1 million SF of historic building in downtown D.C. Mr. Hardison reviewed the contractor’s monthly schedules, reports, and time-impact analysis (TIAs) to assess the contractor work progress and performance. He then provided the client with recommendations and areas of concern for potential delays and disputes.

Maryland Public Health Laboratory Project, Baltimore, Maryland - The 234,000 SQ.F. Maryland Public Health Laboratory was home to a broad range of programmatic functions in service of the lab's mission, including sample receiving and testing, and training. Mr. Hardison performed analysis of the contractor’s schedule updates in advance of mediation.

New Forensic Services and Coroner’s Complex, Toronto, Ontario – The $1Bb (CAN) facility houses the headquarters for the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service, the Office of the Chief Coroner, and the Centre of Forensic Sciences. Mr. Hardison assisted with the delay analysis preparation in advance of mediation.

VCU – Virginia Treatment Center for Children, Richmond, Virginia – The 117,000 SF inpatient behavioral health facility. Mr. Hardison analyzed the delays incurred by the contractor and prepared a request for equitable adjustment (REA) which successfully allowed for the extension of the project’s completion date and granting of extended general conditions.

In addition, Mr. Hardison has been responsible for a number of scheduling, change order negotiation, contract reviews, and damage calculations engagements on behalf of owners, and contractors. Example projects include:

Hospitals, Laboratories, Life Sciences Facilities
Andrews Air Force Base Ambulatory Care Clinic, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland
Maryland Public Health Laboratory, Baltimore, Maryland
New Forensic Services and Coroner’s Complex, Toronto, Ontario
University of Michigan Dearborn Laboratory Dearborn, Michigan
VCU - Virginia Treatment Center for Children, Richmond, Virginia
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland
Abrams Buildings 14S and 14N, Washington, DC
The St. James Sports and Active Entertainment Facility, Springfield, Virginia

Mission-Critical
Various Confidential Private and Government Datacenters
National Geospatial Intelligence Headquarters
European Phased Adaptive Approach, Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System, Deveselu, Romania

Mixed-Use Developments

301 M St, SW, Washington, DC
11141 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland
Ballston Quarter Retail Renovation & Ballston Quarter, Arlington, Virginia
Bel-Air at Doral, Doral, Florida
MET Square, Miami, Florida
MET3 Miami, Florida
Crown Farm, Gaithersburg, Maryland
The Hepburn Luxury Apartments, Washington, DC
Opus Place, Atlanta, Georgia
Pike & Rose, North Bethesda, Maryland
Solitair Brickell, Miami, Florida
Storey Park, Washington, DC
The Beacon Center, Washington, DC
The Chadwick on Grove, Richmond, Virginia
The Kingston, McLean, Virginia
The Louis, Washington, DC
The Yards, 1212 Fourth Street, SE, Washington, DC
Waldorf Astoria Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia
Waldorf Astoria Residences, New York, New York

Infrastructure

Eglinton Crosstown LRT Project, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Everglades Agricultural Area A-1 Reservoir, Belle Glade, Florida
Metro North Railway - Hurricane Irene Remediation and Business Interruption, New York, New York
MD SHA Contract XY2345133 Various Locations Throughout Maryland
Saluda Dam Remediation Project, Rockfill and RCC Dams, Columbia, South Carolina
Sheppard West Station, Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Office

700 Sixth Street, Washington, DC
1200 17th Street, Washington, DC
1212 Fourth Street, SE, Washington, DC
1701 Rhode Island, Washington, DC
National Science Foundation Headquarters, Alexandria, Virginia
Center for Naval Analysis Headquarters, Washington, DC
Department of Commerce Headquarters (Hoover Building) Modernization, Washington, DC
J.J. Pickle Federal Building Renovation, Austin, Texas
Weaver Federal Building, Washington, DC
Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, Washington, DC
O’Neill House of Representatives Office Building Renovations, Washington, DC

Hotel

Hyatt Place at Capitol Square, Washington, DC
Moxy DC Hotel, Washington, DC

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Clemson University