Biography

Mr. Rider is a Senior Principal with Long International. He has over 30 years of comprehensive construction experience and expertise from more than 100 projects in the areas of project management and dispute resolution. He excels in providing clients with project estimating, developing, and monitoring critical path method (CPM) schedules, project cost control, project billings and payments, change order pricing and resolution, contract administration, CPM schedule recovery, project closeout, and dispute resolution of project problems.

Mr. Rider is highly skilled in cost and labor hour variance modeling, impact identification and analysis, retrospective CPM schedule delay preparation and evaluation, concurrent delay assessments, project acceleration analysis, and damages verification and quantification. He is proficient in the use of various software programs including Primavera Project Planner (P3 v.3.1 and P6 v.17), Safran Project, Microsoft Project, Acumen Fuse, Schedule Analyzer Pro, Schedule Analyzer Forensics, and Summation iBlaze software products.

Mr. Rider specializes in his ability to combine his project management capabilities along with problem solving competencies to produce effective dispute resolution services. Mr. Rider’s experience includes petrochemical plants, oil refineries, offshore oil and gas facilities, LNG facilities, power plants, commercial buildings, highway and transit projects, hospitals and airport projects ranging in size from US$50,000 to US$2 billion.

EDUCATION

M.B.A., University of Colorado, 1995
B.S., Construction Management, Colorado State University, 1987

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

AACE International (No. 34665)
Project Management Institute (No. 1996935)
American Institute of Constructors, Former Rocky Mountain Chapter President (No. 3804A)

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