Scott Jennings, P.E.
Mr. Jennings has over 25 years of experience from entry level field engineer to estimator to the sole owner of a heavy/civil construction company. Scott has extensive top to bottom hands-on operational and executive experience in projects exceeding $100 million in contract value. Scott has experience in both the public and private sectors from coast to coast and Hawai’i and is a registered professional civil engineer in California, Washington, and Hawai’i. Scott earned a B.S. Civil Engineering from Drexel University in 1993 and an M.S. Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1997.
- Disciplines of work include roadway/bridge, WWTP, pump station, utilities, earthwork/grading, and commercial building
- Claims work in the areas of lost production, acceleration, scope creep, differing site conditions, and Spearin Doctrine
- Contract mechanisms including design/build, value engineering, and cost plus/T&M
- Divisional and company organization of estimating and cost control systems
Rob Bonnett has 30+ years of experience in the heavy civil construction industry including environmental remediation, heavy highway bridge construction, mass earth moving and site work, public and private utility system construction, deep shored excavations, retained and stabilized earth systems, dewatering, tunneling, road construction, and foundations. This experience comes from multiple roles within organizations large and small, from Project Engineer to Senior Executive to Ownership, giving Mr. Bonnett a solid understanding and unique ability to manage all aspects of the heavy civil construction process. With a construction management education complimenting this experience, Mr. Bonnett has an uncommon knowledge that can help successfully navigate and manage the complexities of the construction process, at any level.
Tom Eloph, AWS CCP, ESCP Coordinator
Mr. Eloph has over 20 years of experience ranging from higher-education CIS to consulting and engineering for private and public firms. Tom has a broad range of corporate and independent experience, including certifications by Amazon, Microsoft, and Apple.
Mr. Patrick Mullen has developed and maintained Primavera P6 cost and resource loaded construction schedules for single projects valued at more than $1.5 billion. His expertise includes creating and updating complex construction schedules, reviewing schedules for specification conformance, analyzing scheduling impacts and identifying recovery options, and resource (labor and cost) management.
Chris has extensive design, scheduling, quality control, and project field supervision experience in large and sensitive earthworks and environmental projects. His thorough knowledge and understanding of each client’s specifications and desired quality contributed to a bid conversion rate of over 65%.
Mr. Rolin started his career in heavy construction over 25 years ago as a heavy equipment operator and then a union cement mason. He went on to finish college with a civil engineering degree and used his hands-on knowledge to fill the roles of project superintendent and project manager before becoming chief estimator for the last 15 years. His broad range of experience helped him successfully bid and win individual projects over $125 M in the oil and gas, industrial, heavy highway and commercial markets.
- HCSS Heavybid estimating software trainer
- Extensive knowledge of Carlson Takeoff software for earthwork estimating and machine control data.
- Areas of expertise include: Concrete structures, drainage structures, mass excavation, earth retention systems, industrial and highway and bridge construction.
- Clients have included: Shell, Proctor & Gamble, US Steel, Bechtel, Fluor, Skanska, Black and Veatch, Burns and McDonnell, Perry Nuclear, NRG, PADOT to name a few.
Ms. Finley-Jacob graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a BS in Civil Engineering. Since joining the SJ Construction Consulting team in 2020, she has gained experience in litigation and claims support, preconstruction services, cost analysis, and construction management.
Starting her career as a surety company executive with the Aetna Casualty and Surety Company, and then as an insurance and bonding agency owner/partner, Judy Rapp has over 48 years of experience in insuring and bonding contractors across virtually every trade and in several Western states. Because of her expertise, she has been granted the pen for several bonding programs over the years, and represents all the major insurance and surety carriers.
She brings the force of her credentials and years of experience to benefit every construction client and to support the growth and financial success of the contractors whom she represents.
Makai Moffett is a seasoned sales and marketing professional, with over 25 years of international experience. He has started and led several top Asian business groups in California, Hawai’i, Jakarta, Tokyo, Singapore, and Shanghai. His experiences with top global developers, and the art of the deal, are what led him to SJ Construction Consulting. From creating a look and feel to a project, to managing the marketing and sales teams, Makai has hands-on experience in the most challenging environments.
Areas of expertise include:
- Creation of Strategic Marketing Plans for large scale developments
- Strategic Sales methodology
- International experience with mixed-use, government, and private-sector projects
- Top-Level advisory