John Jerz has more than twenty-four years of international experience in the construction and engineering sectors.
His areas of expertise include project management, planning, critical path method (CPM) scheduling, delay analysis, cost analysis, and productivity analysis.
Mr. Jerz’s project experience consist of airports, chemical plants, telecommunications, water treatment plants, offshore oil platforms, oil and gas plants, pipelines, natural gas fields, commercial buildings, and power plants. He has provided program/project management and control services, construction claims, engineering, implementation, operations, and quality assurance services to projects ranging from $20 million to more than $30 billion. In addition to analyzing delay and disruption claims ranging from $3 million to more than $100 million, he has evaluated the performance of owners, engineers, and contractors by reviewing schedules, productivity, cost, and change orders.
Mr. Jerz’s responsibilities have also consisted of project planning, contract review, budget and financial model development, vendor negotiations and management, and database development. As an engineer, he facilitated the design, procurement, implementation, and testing of telecommunications equipment and facilities. He also served as a shift supervisor and sergeant in the US Army, where he operated, tested, and maintained satellite and fiber-optic communication equipment
Mr. Jerz’s specialized computer software skills include Primavera Project Planner (P3), Primavera P6, Primavera Risk Analysis, Microsoft Project, Acumen Fuse, SAP, and JD Edwards. He has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in project management.
FTI Consulting, Inc.
2014 – 2016
Hill International, Inc.
2011 – 2014
CPM Consulting, Inc.
2002 – 2011
2000 – 2001
Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACEI)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Areas of Expertise
Keller Graduate School of Management
MS, Project Management, 2012
Southern Illinois University
BS, Electrical Engineering, 1994