Bill Pepoon, Managing Partner of Construction Science, LLC, has been actively engaged as a consultant to the construction industry for 32 years. In his initial role as a scheduling consultant, he created baseline schedules off the plans and specifications and provided monthly updates to these schedules along with narrative reports explaining progress, bottlenecks and the critical paths. Mr. Pepoon’s experience as a scheduler spans proprietary software running on mainframe computers to the latest generation of desktop programs such as Primavera P3, P6 and SureTrak. He is one of the preeminent scheduling experts in the United States.
Mr. Pepoon’s talent as a scheduler quickly led to many assignments on construction change orders and claims. He created his own format for detailed as-built schedules as a method of analyzing delays in addition to utilizing the Time Impact Analysis (TIA), “Windows”, “Adjusted As-Planned”, and other approaches. In the late 1980s Mr. Pepoon’s consulting practice expanded to include damage calculations. His expertise includes time-related damages (direct and indirect) and labor and equipment productivity analyses.
Since 1983 Mr. Pepoon has completed more than 700 consulting assignments on projects ranging from a few million to several billion dollars. Notable assignments include the World Trade Center in New York City, the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the ANdAZ Maui at Wailea, and the Hong Kong International Airport.
Mr. Pepoon has extensive experience preparing and updating CPM schedules. He has created more than 300 baseline schedules and performed more than 4,000 periodic updates. His scheduling experience includes projects in a wide variety of industries: office buildings, industrial, schools and universities, manufacturing, roads and bridges, airports, light-rail, hotels, casinos, convention centers, and hospitals.
A recognized subject matter expert in construction scheduling, change orders and claims, Mr. Pepoon has testified in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Kansas, New York and Pennsylvania. His testimony experience includes arbitration, mediation, depositions, bench and jury trials, and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Dispute Resolution Board (DRB) hearings.
Mr. Pepoon earned his B.S. in Construction Science from Kansas State University and his M.S. in Engineering Management from New Jersey Institute of Technology. He also holds a graduate certificate in Project Management from NJIT.
In addition, Mr. Pepoon holds the following certifications from Oracle:
Mr. Pepoon moderates the Primavera Scheduling Group on Linkedin. This group is open to anyone who has an interest in Primavera software or CPM Scheduling in general.
Construction runs in the Pepoon family. Don Pepoon, Bill’s father, started Triangle Builders in 1957 and was president of the company for more than 25 years.
Mr. Pepoon’s hobbies include motorcycles, skiing, wine and watching the San Francisco Giants.