Craig Steigerwalt
Craig M. Steigerwalt, MBA, P.E., PMP, CCM
Manager
Construction Consulting
Maynard

Mr. Steigerwalt has over a decade of experience in all phases of construction projects, specializing in heavy highway, utility, and mass transit projects. His experiences include construction management, contracting, project controls, CPM scheduling, program/project management, and engineering design. He has advised and aided clients on topics ranging from risk management, best practices in construction management, project scheduling, cost estimating, and claims avoidance. His experience with construction disputes includes the development, analysis, and defense of construction claims related to schedule delays, construction techniques, productivity loss, earned value analysis, engineering design requirements, and cost overruns for domestic and international projects.

Prior to joining Exponent, Mr. Steigerwalt worked as a construction manager/owner's representative on a combination of heavy highway and mass transit projects. During that time, he gained experience with construction management best practices, claims avoidance, and quality assurance. He has also worked as a contract/business manager for a large electric infrastructure contractor under the ACS Group in which he gained extensive experience in contract/subcontract management, construction insurance policies, and teaming agreements. Prior to that, he worked as a professional design engineer for one of the world’s largest design firms specializing in roadway design, traffic control plans, drainage and 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

Licensed Professional Civil Engineer, Massachusetts, #52921

Licensed Professional Civil Engineer, New Hampshire, #15196

Certified Construction Manager (CCM)

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 professional design engineer on multiple roadway and highway projects. He was responsible for designing horizontal roadway alignment, traffic control plans, and drainage and stormwater management facilities.

Mr. Steigerwalt worked as a contracts manager for a general contractor on multiple highway infrastructure projects. 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 numerous bridge and roadway replacement projects, performing such tasks as supervising field construction activities, managing changes and RFIs, monitoring safety procedures, and ensuring construction best practices.

Utility (Electric)

Mr. Steigerwalt worked as a Project/Program Manager for an Electric Generation Interconnection (EGI) program for a large Utility, 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 performed a schedule and delay analysis after an explosion at an electric generation facility to determine the impacts of the explosion to the on-going construction schedule.

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

Licensed Professional Civil Engineer, Massachusetts, #52921

Licensed Professional Civil Engineer, New Hampshire, #15196

Certified Construction Manager (CCM)

Project Management Professional (PMP), #1877931

OSHA 10 Construction Safety Certified