With over 38 years’ experience; Joseph A Perry P.E. is both a licensed Professional Electrical Engineer in California and Hawaii, and an Electrical Contractor in California. His multiple licenses require design, installation experience, and extensive knowledge of the National Electrical Code and construction. This practical foundation of electrical knowledge was primarily gained through working in the Electrical Trade and owning/operating a Design Build Electrical Contracting business. Joseph’s hands on background in electrical design, project management, cost estimating, and field construction work, gives him a unique perspective that few engineers have.
Being both an Electrical Engineer and Electrical Contractor brings a unique perspective to the investigation of your cases. As an Electrical Engineer, he is interested in the forensics of the design and details of the plans and specifications as to how the contractor was required to build the system. As an Electrical Contractor, he is interested in the materials, and how the installation was completed.
Past Expert Witness assignments include Pump Station construction and failures, Emergency Generator failures, Electrical Equipment Control failures, Electrical Construction Defects for winery, condominiums, and Mega Residences, Personal Injuries due to traffic light failure and electrocution, Pump Failure, Cost Estimates, Sewer, and Flood Control Systems. During Joseph’s career, he has acted as a Consulting and Testifying Expert Witness on cases for both plaintiffs and defendants.
As a Professional Member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA), Joseph has been continuing his professional Expert Witness Training by attending monthly meetings, attending six National FEWA Conferences.
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