J. Mark Dungan

Executive Vice President

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Location: Washington, DC

J. Mark Dungan, Executive Vice President and co-founder of Delta Consulting Group, has over 35 years of experience in the construction and surety industries. Mark’s experience and expertise was derived from positions beginning as a field engineer and construction manager of a multi-billion dollar corporation and growing through operations, division manager, vice president and equity owner of multi-million land development and construction company.

His extensive years of service working as a construction and project manager on construction sites, has given him an in-depth understanding of construction means, methods and the value of good project controls such as scheduling cost and productivity controls. Building on that experience, he honed his skills as a claims consultant with an international consulting and accounting firm.

Mark is now sought out by public and private entities to provide project advisory services and by both plaintiffs and defendants to provide expert witness testimony on critical litigation matters.

Selected Project Experience
  • Testified in numerous matters involving delay, loss of productivity, cost estimates and construction defects. Projects include a $100 million detention center in Las Vegas with claimed damages in excess of $30 million.
  • Provided project controls including scheduling & delay analysis on a $343 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) for a power plant involving multiple gas turbines and gas engines coupled to Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) in Japan.

  • Directed the take-over and completion of major troubled construction projects in the US and Puerto Rico, including highway and bridge, public housing, municipal and school projects and a power plant.

  • Prepared cost-to-complete estimates and exposure analysis for sureties on several multi-project large loss performance bond claims. Analyzed numerous payment bond claims ranging from routine verification to complex multi-million dollar delay and disruption claims.

  • Served as takeover and completion manager of an Engineering, Procurement Construction (EPC) contract for a gas fired power plant in Virginia following the termination of the original contractor.

  • Served as field engineer and construction manager on several coal-fired power plants in the US, providing services that included estimating, scheduling, quality and productivity control and contract administration.

  • Provided project management on a $26 million housing project for the US Coast Guard and the modernization of a high-rise government office building.

  • Provided affirmative claim preparation and litigation support for multi-million dollar claims on projects that include a $2 billion pipeline in Mexico, three power plants in Argentina and a coal gasification plant in Kansas.

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Qualifications

EDUCATION

Virginia Tech, B.S. Building Construction 1979

HONORS

Who’s Who Legal: Construction 2017 

Who’s Who Legal: Consulting Experts - Construction Quantum and Delay 2017, 2018

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS

Licensed Class A General Contractor: Virginia

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

“Calculating Lost Productivity: Is There a Better Way?” Journal of the ABA Forum on Construction Law, Spring 2015

“Improved Baseline Method to Calculate Lost Construction Productivity,” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, February 2014

“Proving Lost Productivity in International Construction Claims,” Co-authored article published in the International Law Quarterly, Fall 2014

“Avoiding the Pitfalls in Implementing the Measured Mile Method,” AACE International Transactions, July 2013

Expert Witness: Construction Cases, Co-Authored Chapter 10 “Productivity Expert,” October 2011