17 November 2022
Rimkus Expert Update, November 2022
Rimkus is a worldwide provider of engineering and technical consulting to corporations, insurance companies, law firms, and government agencies.
Our experts specialize in forensic consulting, dispute resolution and construction management services, solutions for the built environment, and human factors support for the consumer, industrial, and healthcare industries.
Since 1983, Rimkus professional engineers, architects, scientists, and technical specialists have been recognized for their commitment to service excellence by local, national, and international business communities.
Today we’re highlighting a few consultants from across our company. Read below to learn about the consulting services these experts provide to Rimkus clients both locally and around the world.
Benjamin A. Frank, P.E., ACTAR
Benjamin Frank is a professional engineer registered in five states, an ACTAR-certified Vehicle Accident Reconstructionist, and a certified UAV/drone pilot. His background includes the development, testing, and evaluation of restraint and vehicle structural systems. While at multiple vehicle manufacturers, he created and executed test plans for components and full vehicles to certify motor vehicle lines to regulatory (FMVSS) and other (IIHS, NCAP, internal corporate) requirements. He provides engineering consulting services related to vehicle accident reconstruction and analysis, vehicle system evaluation and failure analysis, perception and reaction times, intersection line of sight and traffic signal analysis, insurance fraud/consistency evaluation, and low-speed collision evaluation for biomechanical analysis. Mr. Frank also provides product and material failure analysis and cause analysis of hydraulic; pneumatic; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and fire protection systems. Mr. Frank’s failure analyses include piping and plumbing failures, residential appliances, hydraulic lift systems, forklifts, door systems, lift gates, chairs, and ladders. View his full profile to learn more.
Christopher Todd, P.E.
Christopher Todd is a Rimkus Consultant and professional engineer licensed in five states with experience related to site design, stormwater design, utility design, construction administration, project management, design-build coordination, construction safety, and construction testing of utilities. His expertise includes all types of hydraulic and hydrologic analysis, overland drainage assessments, water intrusion assessments, utility evaluations, site development, cost estimating, construction drawings preparation and analysis, construction specifications preparation and analysis, and construction administration and support. View his full profile to learn more.
Jason Walden is Director of Development at Commercial Construction Consulting, a Rimkus company. He has more than 26 years of experience in the commercial construction industry with a large international construction management firm and as a consultant for large-scale institutional investors. He possesses a wealth of diverse experience managing large-scale, high-profile, residential, industrial, government, and bio-medical projects. His expertise includes preconstruction and estimating, procurement, program development, project management, project controls, program and project scheduling, and project financing. Visit his full profile to learn more.
Director, AEC Environmental Services
Peter J. Galoski, Director, AEC Environmental Services, has more than 30 years of experience in environmental consulting, with a particular focus on liability assessment related to mergers and acquisitions, asset management, and asset divestiture. He has performed and/or directed numerous environmental due diligence assignments at manufacturing, commercial, and development sites on five continents in order to assess the potential for significant environmental liabilities relating to soil, soil vapor and groundwater contamination, environmental noncompliance, and hazardous/regulated building materials. Mr. Galoski develops appropriate and high-value due diligence strategies based on risk tolerance, budget, schedule, and nature of transaction. Visit his full profile to learn more.
Thomas R. Petray, P.E., P.Eng.
Thomas Petray is a Senior Consultant and registered professional engineer in 14 states and Ontario, Canada. He has more than 20 years of experience related to structural engineering analysis, design, and construction across a wide variety of markets and structures including heavy civil construction engineering, marine construction, and building design. He has specialized experience and expertise in the design of temporary structures related to bridge, dam, and marine terminal construction. He is responsible for the investigation and evaluation of residential single- and multi-family, commercial, heavy civil, and complex marine projects to determine the cause and origin of engineering and construction issues. View his full profile to learn more.