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Mechanical Engineer PE/ACTAR Expert Consultant in Atlanta, GA

Professional Profile

A mechanical engineer and ACTAR Certified Vehicle Accident Reconstructionist with over 15 years of experience. He often analyzes, reconstructs, and evaluates commercial vehicle, automobile, motorcycle, bicycle, and pedestrian accidents. Additionally, He has a considerable amount of experience performing failure analysis and design review of industrial, commercial, agricultural, and construction equipment/components. He possesses the experience, knowledge, and expertise required to investigate product liability claims related to design defects, machine guarding, improper labeling, and OSHA compliance. He is a well-respected court expert, often provides educational seminars to personnel of insurance companies and legal firms. Mr. Thomas’ education and work experience affords him the opportunity to develop protocols for testing and evaluation of a variety of mechanical and electrical systems. He has often utilized thermal imaging technology to work closely with civil/structural engineers to identify structural anomalies and/or to identify moisture intrusion sources resulting from physical damage or defects.

Experience

  • Accident Investigations
  • Component Failure Modes/Reliability
  • Cranes, Lifts, Backhoes, and Skid Steers
  • Engineering design
  • Failure Anaylsis
  • Fatigue/Yield Tests
  • Infrared Thermography
  • Machine Tools/Guarding/Labeling
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Product Liability
  • Pumps, Motors and compressors

Work History

Senior Technical Consultant

Perform forensic analysis of incidents involving industrial, commercial, agricultural, and construction equipment and machines including pumps, motors, compressors, cranes, lifts, backhoes, and skid steers.

Investigation of product liability and Workers’ Compensation claims relating to design defects, machine guarding, improper labeling, and OSHA compliance.

Perform commercial and passenger vehicle accident reconstruction.

Formulate expert opinions in litigation matters including testimony in jury trials and depositions. - Provide educational seminars to personnel of insurance companies and legal firms.

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Areas of Expertise

    Machinery,Mechanical,Safety,Vehicle Accident Reconstruction

Education

  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Licenses/Certifications

  • Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) Technician Certification
  • FLIR Infrared Thermographer
  • Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) Data Analyst Certification
  • Bendix Commercial Vehicle Air Brake System Certification, Orlando, FL, 2004
  • Alabama - PE
  • Delaware - PE
  • Florida - PE
  • Georgia - PE
  • Michigan - PE

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