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Criterium-Mooney Engineers has an in-house staff of three engineers, with several others available as sub-contractors, in addition to the Nationwide availablity of over 200 engineers. Our staff has a wide range of talents, allowing us to provide a broad range of services to our clients.
 

 
H. Alan Mooney, P.E.
 
Area of Expertise
Mr. Mooney is a civil and structural engineer with over 35 years of experience in engineering-related services from performing thousands of residential and commercial building inspections to managing complex multi-million dollar engineering and construction projects. Mr. Mooney has also served as a forensic engineering expert. He holds a Professional Engineer's License in eight states.
 
Mr. Mooney founded Criterium-Mooney Engineers in 1974. Since 1988 he has been President and principal owner of Criterium Engineers, a national consulting engineering firm with more than 70 office throughout North America. He continues to be active performing inspections, structural evaluations, investigative engineering, structural design and staff training for Criterium Engineers.
 
To date, Mr. Mooney has performed more than 15,000 building inspections personally. In addition, his company annually now performs more than 25,000 building inspections nationally to standards he developed and refines on an ongoing basis.
 
Mr. Mooney has participated in quality assurance work on more than 100 commercial projects nationally.
 
As a structural engineer, Mr. Mooney has designed a variety of structures in wood, concrete and steel. These structures include bridges, multi-story buildings, parking garages and marine facilities.
 
He has also established an impressive track record as a noted seminar leader and author, both locally and nationally, on construction-related issues, construction quality, hazardous materials and building inspection procedures and standards.
 
Other Professional Accomplishments
The following are highlights of other accomplishments in Mr. Mooney's professional career:
  • 20 years experience as a construction quality consultant including collaboration with several major builders to develop effective quality assurance programs.
  • 25 years experience as a construction expert in construction disputes, including serving as an expert witness on numerous occasions.
  • 25 years experience as a seminar leader; presented seminars to builders, appraisers, real estate agents in more than 30 states.
  • Seminar leader for continuing education seminars for licensed, Professional Engineers
  • Chosen Speaker of the Year by the Dallas, TX chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), 2001.
  • Member - President's Club of Community Associations Institute (CAI).
  • Member - CAI/NAHB Task Force; developed best practices protocol for Transition from builder/developer to association.
  • Founding president of the National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers (NABIE), 1989-1993.
  • Co-author of the NABIE Standards of Practice for Home Inspections.
  • Author of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Quality Construction for the Master Builder. (1994)
  • Developed the Criterium Engineers standards for Home Inspections.
  • Authored more than 50 articles related to home inspection and home performance.
  • Developed "Red Flags in Real Estate", a six-hour educational program on home inspections sponsored by the National Association of Realtors and presented by Alan in more than 30 states.
  • Developed "Residential Construction, From the Ground Up", a six-hour educational program on new home construction sponsored by the National Association of Realtors and presented by Alan in more than 20 states.
  • Developed "Building Homes that Last", a six-hour educational program for builders sponsored by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and presented by Alan in more than 15 states, including the NAHB International Builders Show.
  • Author of a regular series of articles on residential construction for the Maryland Home Builders Association.
  • Manager of the Criterium Engineers Risk Management program for all inspection and consulting engineering services.
  • Seminar presenter for programs on building inspections in cooperation with out Professional Liability Agent, Ames and Gough, a leading agent for Professional Liability Insurance.
  • Developed standards for Criterium Engineers insurance investigations on the performance of existing homes and buildings.
  • Conducts peers reviews of inspections performed by members of Criterium Engineers on a regular basis.
  • Oversees the training, performance, technical standards, professional ethics and service delivery for more than 100 licensed Professional Engineers who are part of Criterium Engineers as we perform more than 15,000 inspections annually.
Education
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Rutgers University, 1969

Professional Registrations and Memberships

  • Professional Engineer in ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, NY, NC, and AZ
  • Board Certified Building Inspection Engineer through NABIE
  • BOCA International
  • NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency)
  • NSPE (National Society of Professional Engineers)
  • NABIE (National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers) - Founding President
  • NABIE (National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers) - Fellow
  • CAI (Community Associations Institute) - Member of President's Club
  • ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)

 
Jack Carr, P.E., General Manager

Areas of Expertise
Mr. Carr is the General Manager of Criterium-Mooney Engineers. He has over 20 years experience in structural engineering and managing construction and engineering operations. His broad range of technical and management skills includes light and heavy industrial facility planning, commercial and educational building programming, and contract administration.
 
Qualifications
Mr. Carr’s extensive background covers both engineering design and construction management providing a unique blend of practical, cost effective problem solving. Example of projects Mr. Carr has directed at Criterium-Mooney Engineers or other highly respected firms are:
  • Gignoux Federal Court House – Directed the Quality Control Management of the renovations of one of Portland’s largest historic buildings.
  • Shipyard Fabrication Facility – Managed the design and construction of this 185,000 square foot building.
  • One Hundred Middle Street – Managed the construction of this 14 story- 260,000 square foot twin tower office building and all tenant fit-up.
  • Playboy – Great Gorge Resort - Structurally designed many important elements of this large hotel including steel framing and post-tensioned concrete.
  • Apartment/Condo Conversion – Evaluated the feasibility study of conversion of 32 multi-unit buildings for a year-round resort.
  • Bank Operations Center – Directed the design and construction of a 170,000 square foot four story building.
  • Newspaper Printing Plant – Managed the construction of a 164,000 square foot state-of-the-art newspaper plan.
Mr. Carr has worked with a diversified list of clients including:
  • Bath Iron Works
  • L.L. Bean
  • Maine Bank & Trust
  • Maine Medical Center
  • UNUM
  • Ellsworth School Department
  • Maine Department of Correction
  • New York State Electrical & Gas
  • Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
  • Lockheed Aerospace
Education
  • BS Civil Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, 1969
  • U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corp, Contracts Administration, Port Hueneme, California, 1971
  • Masters of Business Administration, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1976

 
James Stump, P.E., Chief Engineer
 
Area of Expertise
Mr. Stump is currently Chief Engineer at Criterium-Mooney Engineers. He has over 22 years of construction engineering experience ranging from performing hundreds of building inspections to serving as construction manager on multi-million dollar construction projects. Mr. Stump has also provided technical expertise on forensic engineering litigation projects.
 
As Chief Engineer, Mr. Stump is responsible for the overall management of all Criterium-Mooney Engineers projects and serves as Senior Engineer on a wide range of engineering projects.
 
Qualifications
Mr. Stump is involved in nearly every project that Criterium - Mooney Engineers undertakes. The following are some of the projects that he has worked on in recent years:
  • The Brook House, Brookline, MA - Condition Evaluation & Reserve Fund Study
  • Maine Medical Center, Scarborough, ME - Building Evaluation
  • Parc IV & V Condominiums, Houston, TX - Condition Evaluation & Reserve Fund Study
  • 245 Commercial St. - Portland, ME - Building Repair Construction Management
  • Sheldrake, et al v. Skyline Corp., Waterbury, VT - Manufactured Home Construction Evaluation
  • State Farm Insurance - Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME - Insurance Claim Investigation
In addition, Mr. Stump has provided individual clients with engineering services, such as structural evaluations, water leakage investigations, and construction quality inspections.
 
Education
  • Master of Science, Environmental and Resource Engineering. 1979 State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, N.Y.
  • University of Michigan, School of Social Work, 1972.
  • Bachelor of Arts. 1969 College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio.
Professional Registrations
  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of Maine, No. 8186.