Dennis Manfred
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Consultant to Angeline Professionals in Engineering and to McKay/Moore Construction Cost Consultants

Total professional experience:
30+ years

BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington.

Brief summary of relevant experience:

Dennis is a Mechanical Engineer with over 30 years of estimating, cost engineering, construction management, contract administration and engineering experience. For ten years he was the Chief Estimator and contract administrator for Ionics/RCC in Bellevue, Washington, responsible for estimating all disciplines on large desalinization (Reverse Osmosis) plants, vapor recompression water treatment plants mainly for the power industry and concentrators and evaporators for the Pulp and Paper industry. Projects were both domestic and overseas. The largest desalinization plant estimated was for Tampa Bay , Fl. ($100M), the largest vapor recompression plant estimated was $8M and the largest Pulp evaporator bid was $20M. Bid estimates were often done from a General Arrangement and Process Flow diagrams. He assembled bid packages for contractors and developed bid breakdowns for analysis. Prior to working for Ionics/RCC, Dennis worked with the Boeing Company in the capacity of design, estimating, and construction management for office buildings, light industrial buildings, hanger facilities, mechanical plants, warehouses, cafeterias, computer buildings and fuel dispensing facilities. Previous to Boeing, he managed a sheet metal department for a mechanical contractor and worked for various contractors doing estimating, construction management and field engineering. Denny has also worked on Various FAA control buildings and Radar Towers.

Denny's estimating skills include computerized estimating, unit cost analysis, conceptual and definitive estimating, constructibility analysis, check estimates, change order negotiations, contract bid proposals, bid analysis and contractor solicitation and selection.

Denny worked with McKay/Moore on a a 9,000 SF project for the Multi-Service Center in Federal Way for Tonkin/Hoyne Architects.

Projects include:

John Maki
Senior Construction Cost Estimator
Consultant to Angeline Professionals in Engineering and to McKay/Moore Construction Cost Consultants

Total professional experience:
20+ years

University of Washington, BS in Building Construction, 1976
Superintendent Training Program, 1981

Professional Registrations and licenses:
Member of the AACE (American Association of Cost Engineers) since 1980.
CPE (Certified Professional Estimator, from A.S.P.E.), 1986
CCC (Certified Cost Consultant, from A.A.C.E.), 1989

Brief summary of relevant experience:
John Maki has considerable experience in conceptual estimating, architectural estimating, and construction estimating, as well as in value engineering. He has taught estimating at North Seattle Community College. He is proficient in the use of several types of estimating software, including Timberline, MC2, WinEst, Microsoft Project, and Precision Cut and Fill, as well as Microsoft Word and Excel.

His estimates encompass a very wide range of project types, include all divisions (site work, structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical, etc.), and have been formatted in both CSI and Uniformat Building Code Systems. Oftentimes, estimates were produced using metric quantities.

John worked with McKay/Moore on a 30% estimate for architectural finishes on the Capital Hill Station of the Sound Transit Central Link Light Rail Project, and will be providing an estimate at the CD phase for Stevens Memorial Hospital's Cath Lab Remodel.

Professional experience includes: Seversen Construction Company: As chief estimator, competitively bid 40 projects, including a sewer treatment plant, underground tank removals, apartments, condos, Navy housing remodels, an EPA hazmat addition located in Manchester, Washington, and a lemur exhibit at Woodland Park Zoo. C3 Management Group: Produced conceptual and schematic estimates on schools, firehouses, a West Seattle Community Center, an Oregon Coast Guard boat mooring facility, a University of Washington odor control facility, and a San Diego Zoo exhibit. BFC Frontier: Produced low bid on 5 out of 6 competitively bid projects, including the Mill Creek and Port Orchard LDS Churches and three Albertson’s stores. Also prepared estimates on Ross Manor Apartments, Buchann Office Building, Quinault Casino Site Work Package, Northwest Composite Warehouse, and a Kirkland Family Fitness Center remodel. PCL Construction Services, Inc.: Prepared estimates for the TRACON Building at Hawaii Airport, Puyallup high School, Bellevue Hilton Addition, Seattle West Precinct Structural Package, Issaquah Library. Worked on estimating teams that bid Stafford Creek Correctional Center, Seattle Tacoma Airport Westin Hotel, West Lake Tower, Camlin Hotel, Seattle Convention Center, and 112th and 12th Office Building. J.A. Jones, Kansas City, MO: Produced a $290M conceptual estimate for renovation of 12 downtown city blocks.

Richard G. Gregersen

Total professional experience:
34 years


Brief summary of relevant experience:
Dick Gregersen has over 34 years experience in the construction industry as a field engineer, superintendent, and cost estimator. He has been involved in projects on steel mills, hospitals, high-rise office structures, forest industry facilities, and heavy industrial jobs. Dick has extensive experience in estimating SEISMIC UPGRADES and RETROFITS. Dick worked with Wayne Kiser (see below) on seismic upgrades for five Boeing-owned GSA buildings in Auburn, WA

Professional experience includes:

Quality Control Manager and Superintendent at Fort Lewis (water treatment); Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (process water collection systems) and Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island (design-build slab-on-grade building).

  • Lead Estimator for Boeing Company's major expansion throughout Puget Sound area; prepared rough order of Magnitude, bid comparison, and change order estimates.
  • Lead Estimator and Chief Estimator in Wright Schuchart Harbor Company's main office; also, Value Engineer on variety of industrial projects including nuclear power plants, petro-chemical process modules, manufacturing plants, aircraft projection facilities, and forest industry projects.

     Ellis Wayne Kiser
    Construction Estimator (Architectural/Structural)
    On-Call Consultant to Angeline Professionals in Engineering and to McKay/Moore Construction Cost Consultants

    Total professional experience:
    30 years

    Auburn University, Auburn, AL; 1967; Chemical Engineering, Industrial Design

    Brief summary of relevant experience:
    Wayne Kiser has a long history of experience as a construction estimator, engineering planner and coordinator, most recently for the Boeing Company. He has also worked for several Puget Sound construction companies. As an estimator for SDL Corporation in Bellevue, he was involved in estimating both competitively bid and negotiated commercial construction projects, including quantity survey of materials, pricing, and value engineering of final estimates.

    As chief estimator for McCann Construction in Tukwila, he had total responsibility for construction cost estimates of projects ranging from minor tenant improvements to major multi-storied office manufacturing complexes.

    Wayne has extensive experience in estimating new construction, renovation/remodel, and seismic improvements.

    Wayne has also been associated with projects in remote locations, such as:

    • A $35 million central compressor plant at Prudhoe Bay, AK; including surveillance of project costs and project scheduling
    • A 156-mile section of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline system; including preparation of general and detailed construction plans and schedules, analysis of construction methods, equipment and manpower production rates, providing direction for improved efficiency and decreased costs.
    • A $43 million irrigation project in the Sahara Desert; including maintenance and analysis of production costs and quantities records for all phases of the project.

      Wayne has performed numerous seismic upgrade estimates, including the following HISTORICAL BUILDING UPGRADES to meet new UBC Seismic Codes:

      • Northcoast Electric Building (Seattle)
      • Goldsmith Building (Seattle)
      • Alki Hotel (Seattle)
      • Trianon Ballroom (Seattle)

      The following are examples of other SEISMIC UPGRADE ESTIMATES performed by Mr. Kiser:

      • School buildings in Sunnyside, WA
      • School buildings in Stanwood, WA
      • (3) Apartment buildings in Seattle, WA

      Dick Gregersen and Wayne Kiser worked together on seismic upgrades for five Boeing-owned GSA buildings in Auburn, WA.

        Ferdinand C. Sasse
      Construction Cost Consultant, Industrial Engineer
      Specialization in Transit/Transportation and Facilities

      On-Call Consultant to Angeline Professionals in Engineering
      and to McKay/Moore Construction Cost Consultants

      Total professional experience:
      30 years

      Industrial Engineering, Lehigh University

      Brief summary of relevant experience:
      Ferd Sasse has strong experience in Transit/Transportation and Facilities, involving operation and maintenance, systems engineering, industrial engineering, construction, project management, and training. He is an excellent resource for us on transportation projects. Projects in which he has been involved since the early eighties include:

      • WSDOT, Washington State Ferries: Phase 1 project manager involving the development of an implementation plan for a prototype MMIS for 24 ferries, 22 terminals, and a maintenance facility.
      • John Wayne Airport, Orange County, California: Served as project manager to survey all airport equipment, develop maintenance standards, and load database into MMIS software. WSDOT, I-90 Tunnels and Lids, Seattle, Washington: Project manager responsible for turnkey MMIS installation.
      • King County International Airport/Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington: Responsible for identifying facility maintenance requirements, program and schedule facility maintenance resources, and developing and implementing computerized MMIS.
      • Downtown Seattle Transit Project: Developed and implemented facilities MMIS for Seattle Metro. Involved establishing maintenance inventory, procuring packaged MMIS system software, and establishing computer hardware network.
      • Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Washington D.C.: Facilities maintenance engineering consultant, involved in tunnel ventilation prototype development and test program and numerous industrial engineering and maintenance problems assignments.
      • New York City Transit Authority: Project engineer in car maintenance department.
      • New York State Metro State Correction Facility, North Brother Island in East River, NY: Member of design development team responsible for developing design criteria for ferry service, associate marine facilities, and constructability criteria related to building the facility on the island.

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