Howard Haynes Joins Hill International’s Orlando Office

Howard H. Haynes Jr., P.E. (Professional Engineer), CCE (Certified Cost Engineer), has joined the Hill International as senior vice president, the company announced last Wednesday. Haynes is now in charge of the firm's Construction Claims Group operations in Florida.

Howard H. Haynes Jr., P.E. (Professional Engineer), CCE (Certified Cost Engineer), has joined the Hill International as senior vice president, the company announced last Wednesday. Haynes is now in charge of the firm’s Construction Claims Group operations in Florida.

Hill International employs 4,000 operators in 100 offices worldwide. The company is the ninth largest U.S. construction management firm and the largest independent one according to Engineering News-Record magazine. Hill provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets.

Frank J. Giunta, P.E., senior vice president and managing director (Americas) for Hill’s Construction Claims Group told the press that their team is excited that Haynes has joined the firm and they welcome him to lead its Florida claims operation.

“We are confident his experience and skill set will be a perfect fit for our firm and our clients,” Giunta says.

Before joining Hill International, Haynes was senior vice president with Delta Consulting Group for four years and president at Haynes Massa & Associates from 2000 to 2009.  He has also held positions as senior engineer at Day & Zimmermann, senior project manager at OBrien-Kreitzberg and later at URS Corp. for shorter periods of time during the late 1990s. His expertise includes project controls, project management, cost engineering, contract administration, financial analysis, cost and price determinations, planning, scheduling, and construction claims analysis. He earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Texas A&M University in 1984, worked for the U.S. Navy as Civil Engineer Corps Officer and obtained his Master’s degree in financial management from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1992.

His earlier assignments include providing claims consulting for a $200 million theme park construction program, expert testimony on several construction claims at three separate international airports and several multi-million dollar highways and bridges, expert services on behalf of a developer for a $60 million mixed-use urban retail center and construction management oversight and claims consulting services on several large transportation projects including interchange projects, segmental and steel bridge projects valued at $1 billion.

Photo courtesy of Howard H. Haynes via LinkedIn