Expert Witness Biography
With over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, Greg has worked on a wide variety of projects, in many different roles. As a superintendent, quality control manager, and resident engineer he has been responsible for site safety, quality, and budget. He has conducted inspections, performed and coordinated field testing, evaluated fabricated products in the shop, and monitored blast vibrations. Greg has additional expertise in scheduling and schedule assessment, construction cost estimating, review of pay applications, and evaluation of claims and contract modifications, as well as site specific safety and quality control plans.
His hands-on building experience includes industrial, military, assisted living, educational, theater, convention center, and residential projects. He has overseen construction on many transportation projects including roads, bridges, airports, waterways, rapid transit stations, and commuter rail facilities.
Greg has worked in various settings including general contractor, subcontractor, construction manager, and owner’s representative and is familiar with construction issues from different aspects.
Mr. Pestine is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Minnesota, Iowa, Oklahoma, and Nebraska. He is on file with the NCEES Records Program and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, serving on the Construction Safety Committee. Greg is also a member of the the Chicago Building Congress. He has completed the Chicago Construction Safety Council’s 145 Hour Construction Safety Administrator Certificate course and the National Safety Council’s two day Work Zone Traffic Control Design and Supervision course.