Jerry Crawford

Jerry Crawford PQS, PMP, GSC, MRICS
Principal Director

Professional Profile Overview

Claims & Expert Report Professional/Commercial Management Expertise/Professional Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager with 38 years of accumulated experience in the building and civil construction industry working predominantly in Canada on transportation, energy, commercial, industrial, multi-family residential, civil & building infrastructure projects during the procurement, pre-contract, execution and post contract phases. International experience working in USA, South Africa and Bermuda.
Successfully worked on various files regarding claims & disputes with legal counsel, contractors and subcontractors. Expert report writing and input on issues regarding: Scope of Work Disputes, Constructability Analysis, Contract Compliance, Workmanship Defects, Delays & Disruptions. Extensive procurement background and Project Management site field experience encompassing: design development oversite, schedule development & tracking and project controls.
Familiar with different CCDC, CCA, AIA and bespoke forms of contract. Skilled in negotiating and developing scopes of work, compensation criteria and developing schedule reporting requirements. Experience in P3 projects working with Ontario Power Generation (OPG). Experience also includes claims and litigation support to resolve disputes associated with Alberta Transportation and Infrastructure.
Prairie Chapter Representative for the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) and involved with the ADR Institute of Alberta, PMI-SAC (PMI-SAC Mentorship Program). Dedicated to continued professional development within these organizations.

Expert Skill Competencies


Expert skills sets include: written & oral presentation, procurement strategy planning, evaluating or preparing RFP submissions, contract reviews, project feasibility analysis, scheduling reviews, budgeting, financing reviews, capital business planning input, design co-ordination reviews, constructability reviews,  contract negotiation, contract administration, monitoring changes, drafting written notices, claims, contractual correspondence, risk assessments and scope development, scope management, dispute resolution and litigation support.

Core Expertise

  • Claims Preparation
  • Expert Reports
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Entitlement Quantification
  • Assessment Reports
  • Contractual Correspondence
  • Contract Administration
  • Final Account Close Out

Project Experience

  • Public Housing Delay Claim - (Alberta)
  • Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum - (Alberta)
  • Chain Lakes Reservoir Flood Weir - (Alberta)
  • Elbow River Pedestrian Bridge - (Calgary)
  • Lafarge Exshaw Cement Plant - (Alberta)
  • New Calgary Public Library - (Calgary)  
  • Energy Dispute - (Alberta)


IT and Other Skills

  • Microsoft Suite
  • Estimating and Scheduling Software
  • Project Management Software
  • Public Speaking

Professional Designations/Affiliations

  • Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
  • ADRIA (Full Member)
  • Gold Seal Certified – (GSC)
  • Society of Construction Law North America
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