Deven Patel

Associate
Construction Consulting
New York
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Mr. Patel is a member of Exponent’s Construction Consulting practice and has several years of experience in the construction industry. His expertise is primarily focused in project management, cost analysis, schedule evaluation, and construction consulting. Mr. Patel’s career has encompassed a wide range of projects from large transportation projects to building restorations, which include bridge rehabilitation, abrasive blasting and painting, façade stabilization, and electrical system replacement in the New Jersey and New York area. He has also conducted and prepared extensive reports which analyze budgets, schedule progression, and weekly/monthly project development. Mr. Patel’s experience in construction consulting has included the analysis of schedule delays and time related costs, including the preparation of reports for mediation and litigation.

Prior to Exponent, Mr. Patel served as a Project Engineer for Jacobs Engineering in the Project/Construction Management department. During his tenure at Jacobs, Mr. Patel assisted with management of a bridge rehabilitation project that covered over 50+ spans and the restoration of one of the largest homeless shelters in the US. His responsibilities included project oversight, inspection, reviewing/processing submittals, permitting, progress evaluation, change order analysis, and reporting to the NJTA and DDC (NY).

As for academic experience, Mr. Patel received his B.S. in Civil Engineering and M.S. in Structural Engineering from Rutgers University. He took courses which focused on construction management, project controls, structural design, and construction economics.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rutgers University, 2019
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Rutgers University, 2018

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

OSHA 30 – Construction Safety and Health Certification

LANGUAGES

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Prior Experience

Project Engineer, Jacobs 2019-2020

Junior Civil Engineer, Naik Consulting Group P.C. 2019

Project Experience

Buildings & High Rise

Hotel: Assisted with the analysis of delay and damages related to the construction of a 13-story hotel in Brooklyn, New York. Performed a detailed review of the project schedule and contemporaneous records to assess design and construction impacts that led to construction delays.

School: Provided claims services, on behalf of the contractor, for delays related to the renovation of a building structure for an educational facility in Hawaii. Assisted in the preparation of an expert report for litigation.

Transport

Bus Terminal: Performed delay analysis, on the behalf of the contractor, for a $2.4 billion transportation project in California. The services consisted of schedule review, identifying and analyzing delay events, and performing an as-planned vs as-built analysis in preparation for mediation.

Bridge: Supervised subcontractors and contractors on a $28 million rehabilitation of bridge in Kearny, NJ. Operations included structural steel repairs, fatigue steel repairs, blasting and painting of the structure, replacement of the pin and hanger joints, and demolition of sign structures. Led project controls, including reviewing schedules, change orders, creating meeting minutes, and assisting project management processes to ensure the satisfactory and quality standards of the project were being followed.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rutgers University, 2019
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Rutgers University, 2018

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

OSHA 30 – Construction Safety and Health Certification

LANGUAGES

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi