CHAIR'S PROFILE  CIQS – Prairies and Northwest Territories

Jerry Crawford, PQS

Jerry Crawford  PQS

Claims & Expert Report Professional / Commercial Management Expertise / Professional Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager with 38 years of accumulated experience in the building and civil construction industry working predominantly in Canada on transportation, energy, commercial, industrial, multi-family residential, civil & building infrastructure projects during the procurement, pre-contract, execution and post contract phases. International experience working in USA, South Africa and Bermuda.

Successfully worked on various files regarding claims & disputes with legal counsel, contractors and subcontractors. Expert report writing and input on issues regarding: Scope of Work Disputes, Constructability Analysis, Contract Compliance, Workmanship Defects, Delays & Disruptions. Extensive procurement background and Project Management site field experience encompassing: design development oversite, schedule development & tracking and project controls.

Familiar with different CCDC, CCA, AIA and bespoke forms of contract. Skilled in negotiating and developing scopes of work, compensation criteria and developing schedule reporting requirements. Experience in P3 projects working with Ontario Power Generation (OPG). Experience also includes claims and litigation support to resolve disputes associated with Alberta Transportation and Infrastructure.

Prairies Chapter Representative for the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) and involved with the ADR Institute of Alberta, PMI-SAC (PMI-SAC Mentorship Program). Dedicated to continued professional development within these organizations.