Kurt Ahlich is a Senior Engineer, and his forensic investigation expertise includes cause and origin failure analysis, civil and geotechnical analysis, and condition assessments of single-family/multi-family/custom residences, manufacturing facilities, commercial properties and office/government buildings. He is also experienced in construction methodologies and defects, as well as cost estimation. His representative forensic engagements include construction defects, foundation movement, structural failures, wind damage, impact damage, water intrusion, plumbing failures, soil heave and settlement, post-fire structural issues, hazardous waste site remediation, and vibration effects resulting from construction and earthquakes.
Kurt’s general construction experience includes construction management, procurement, cost tracking, cost estimation, scheduling, and dispute resolution. His specific design and construction experience includes foundations and subsurface structures, shoring and underpinning systems, retaining walls, subsurface waterproofing systems, piping, water collection systems, erosion control, hazardous waste site remediation, landslide repair, mass excavation, residential framing and remodeling. Kurt has testified in court and at depositions/mediations and has been a designated expert in many cases.