Zyad Jabal

Senior Consultant / P.E. / Tampa


Mr. Jabal holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a registered professional engineer in Florida.

He has over 17 years of experience in power plants, heavy industrial engineering, operations, maintenance, root cause failure analysis, project management, and implementing quality control and quality assurance procedures.

Mr. Jabal’s areas of expertise include root cause and failure mechanism analysis, engineering design and equipment selection, construction, project management, operations, maintenance, feasibility studies, economic analysis, and safety programs. Specific areas of experience include the utility power industry and the design and modification of mechanical as well as plant systems such as pumps, heat exchangers, diesel generators, steam and gas turbines, high energy piping, piping supports, boilers and heat recovery steam generators

Mr. Jabal has conducted root cause analyses and provided recommendations for the restoration of damaged facilities and equipment, and prepared overall refurbishment cost estimates due to equipment failures. In addition to his technical expertise, he has prepared expert reports and assisted in meditations.

His forensic experience includes services in product and material failure analysis involving items such as chairs, appliances, water heaters, door systems, forklifts, lift gates, vehicle components (including engines, fuel injection, tires, suspension, brakes), and various heavy machinery. Mr. Jabal has analyzed piping and plumbing failures; mechanical failures; product design and assessment of conformance for industrial, residential, fire, marine, and vessel/boat/personal watercraft; food industry and commercial applications. He has completed both domestic and international field assignments.

Education and Certifications

  • Mechanical Engineering, B.S.: University of South Florida
  • Professional Engineer: Florida
  • Certified Level 1 Technician: Bosch Crash Data Retrieval System