Jeffery McCain


Canada - Construction Expert Witnesses 2022
Expert Information
Qualifications BESc Civil Engineering
MSc Construction Management
Professional Memberships P.Eng., MAACE, MASCE, OSPE
Contract Experience CCDC, Bespoke
Services Construction Delay and Disruption Analysis
Construction Quantum Analysis
Engineering, Architectural and Technical
Industries Buildings, Mining and Metals, Power and Utilities, Production and Manufacturing, Transportation Infrastructure
Regional Experience Americas
Expert Highlights
  • Widely experienced Professional Engineer.
  • Extensive background in project management, scheduling and estimating.
  • Trusted advisor to insurance underwriters on construction risk and damages.
  • Specialises in schedule delay analysis, loss of productivity and cost analysis.
  • Ongoing live project experience as an independent engineer.

Jeffery McCain is a Professional Engineer with 30 years of construction industry experience. He has been appointed as an expert witness on several occasions.

Jeffery McCain wins admiration for his “superb technical skills and persuasive analysis” when applying his expertise to construction cases.

Jeff has prepared expert reports for arbitration proceedings and has been retained as an expert in quantum, delay and technical matters regarding a variety of buildings and infrastructure project disputes. He has also been deposed as a witness of fact.

Jeff has held key positions as a construction project engineer, site superintendent, construction cost estimator and construction project manager, working across both North and South America. He is widely experienced in the review of construction projects on behalf of insurance underwriters, assisting with liquidated damages, errors and omissions, force majeure and other types of construction risks.

Jeff specialises in schedule delay analysis, drawing on his background in estimating and project management which affords him an excellent basis for the evaluation of contractor’s schedules. He also has extensive experience in loss-of-productivity and cost analysis and is well acquainted with various scheduling programs, including Microsoft Project and Primavera P6. Other areas of speciality include risk assessments for combined-cycle power plants, process plants, mining projects, sports facilities, public assembly and building projects. He is currently acting as the independent engineer for a major mining project.

Jeff holds an undergraduate degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in construction management. He is a member of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers, the American Association of Cost Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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