- AP-Homes Certified
- AP-BDC Certified
Mr. Ruth has more than 25 years of experience in the commercial construction industry providing cost estimating, valued engineering, claims analysis, scheduling and commissioning. He utilizes his cost estimating expertise for a variety of clients including: general contractors, consulting firms, commercial property owners, government agencies, architects, engineers, attorneys and arbitrators. Mr. Ruth matches his exceptional technical background with his masters in computer science, to provide detailed and accurate project controls including: Budget Setting, cost estimates at all stages of design, change order reviews, change order negotiations (saved Government over 6 million in one change order), representing the owner as expert witness, constructibility reviews and CPM schedule updates. Utilizing state of the art software as well as a series of checks and balances, Mr. Ruth designs cost reports and sophisticated spreadsheet estimates for his clients. To ensure the most intricate details are evaluated Mr. Ruth reviews his past cost estimating records for validation. As a commissioning agent for mechanical and plumbing systems, Mr. Ruth provides full reports for his submittal reviews, engineer discussions and on-site inspections during the construction phase. With the technical background, (Masters in Computer Science), Mr. Ruth is proficient in Project Time and Costs’ MCACES Second Generation: MII, The Gordian Group’s RS Means (Online and Costworks), Innovaya (BIM cost estimating tool), PACES, Planswift, Bluebeam and Oncenter Onscreen Takeoff.