James D. Wells, Jr., PE

Associate Director

Photo of James WellsJames Wells has 20 years of experience in the fields of civil, structural, and environmental engineering.  He has worked on projects involving planning, design, permitting, construction administration, and field representation, as well as being involved in disputes resolution, claims analysis, and complex CPM schedule analysis. Jim has completed time impact analyses for claims on projects such as entertainment complexes, hospitals, transportation facilities, courthouse complexes, utility pipeline, stormwater retention projects and marine construction.

Selected Project Experience

  • Prepared baseline schedules and schedule updates for ESCO projects in Washington DC, West Point, NY and the State of Delaware.

  • Participated in comprehensive CPM schedule analysis and damages assessment while defending claims asserted against a city in central Florida.

  •  Prepared detailed CPM schedule analysis on behalf of the U.S. Navy during the construction of a $100 million wharf in Guam.

  •  Created a project document database, to include identification of potential claim issues, and analyzed project schedules for the Florida Department of Transportation on the $100M Jacksonville Southern Interchange Project.

  •  Performed claims consulting for the Florida Department of Transportation on several projects. Tasks included Technical Issue Analysis and CPM schedule preparation, analysis and review.

  • Completion schedule design, preparation, and monthly updating for a $73M entertainment complex.

  • CPM schedule design, preparation, and monthly updating for two mid-rise, multi-family housing projects in Sarasota, Florida.

  • Trial preparation and CPM schedule analysis for a $106M claim on the VA Hospital Project in West Palm Beach, Florida.

  • Trial preparation for a contractor default and surety take-over issue on the Federal Bureau of Investigation Laboratory project in Quantico, Virginia.

American Society of Civil Engineers
Society of American Military Engineers

United States Military Academy, B.S. Civil Engineering 1992
University of Central Texas, M.S. Business Management 1995
University of Central Florida, M.S. Civil Engineering 1999

Licenses / Certificates
Professional Engineer (P.E.): Florida


  • City: Central Florida
  • Country: United States


  • Telephone: 407.992.9210
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