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John Jerz

Associate Director
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Overview

John Jerz has more than 24 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.

Education

Keller Graduate School of Management
M.S., Project Management, 2012

Southern Illinois University
B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1994

Employment History

FTI Consulting, Inc.
Senior director
2014 - 2016

Hill International, Inc.
Senior consultant
2011 - 2014

CPM Consulting, Inc.
Vice president
2002 - 2011

Aerie Networks
Senior engineer
2000 - 2001

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACEI)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)