William A. Manginelli

William A. Manginelli

  • B.S. in Marine (Mechanical) Engineering, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
  • Certified Construction Documents Technologist, Construction Specification Institute
  • USCG Licensed Third Assistant Engineer

Bill has extensive experience in project management, scheduling, construction change analysis, and surety completion on many types of projects including institutional, industrial, commercial, hi-rise, power and water, transportation, and marine construction. His expertise lies in the areas of construction management and the analysis of construction impacts, including delays, inefficiency, acceleration, and damages.

Bill has provided expert witness testimony before United States District Courts, The United States Court of Federal Claims, The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, various State Courts and Boards, the American Arbitration Association, and in other forms of dispute resolution. He has extensive experience in the preparation of expert reports and written testimony, and in preparing and responding to interrogatories, discovery requests, questions for depositions and cross-examination, and in the design and preparation of demonstrative exhibits for trial.

Bill has written several articles for industry publications and is the co-author of the construction text, Construction Delays: Understanding Them Clearly, Analyzing them Correctly.

Bill was instrumental in the development of the highly regarded training course entitled, Principles of Writing Highway Construction Specifications, sponsored by the National Highway Institute of the Federal Highway Administration.  Since 1990, this course has been continually offered to state Departments of Transportation and has served as the foundation for the re-drafting of state highway standard specifications throughout the country.

Bill has written several training manuals and has lectured nationally on the topics of construction project management, critical path method (CPM) scheduling, construction contracts, delays and delay damages, and productivity and inefficiency. He has been a featured speaker for numerous national associations and state Departments of Transportation.

Bill was formerly a senior project manager in the marine design and construction industry. During that time, he was responsible for the design and construction of various U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dredging equipment and other floating plant with a cumulative value in excess of $80M.