Larkin & Associates

Larkin & Associates is an engineering consulting firm with a focus on construction project-related services. These include:
  • Construction Project Administration
  • Construction Dispute Avoidance and Resolution
  • Construction Claims Analysis
  • Transit Systems Installation
Brian J. Larkin, P.E., Principal, started the firm in 2008 to provide the above-listed services. Mr. Larkin is registered as a Mechanical Engineer in both California and Hawaii and as a Control System Engineer in California. He has over 33 years of engineering experience in industries that include aerospace, energy and public transit, including seven years with Chevron and almost ten years with Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). For most of the last decade, he has worked in construction claims analysis and settlement. During that period he has helped settle disputes for both Owners and Contractors in both public and private projects.

Larkin & Associates has available to it expertise in construction cost and scheduling, design standard of care and related construction services.

Core Services
Construction Project Administration: Oversight and Resident Engineer services for Owners, including schedule, pay application, RFI and submittal review and processing, change order administration, inspection and contract close-out.

Construction Dispute Avoidance and Resolution: Assistance and strategies for avoidance and settlement of construction-related disputes between Owners and Contractors by in timely and inexpensive common-sense methods, from the change order process through mediation.

Construction Claims Analysis: Analysis of the issues and background information for validity and dollar value of potential claims on behalf of Owners or Contractors.

Transit Systems Installation: Brian J. Larkin has over a dozen years of experience in the design and installation of transit systems, including almost ten years with BART installing traction power, train control, SCADA equipment both on the existing system and the East Bay extensions programs to West Pittsburg and Pleasanton.

Additional Services
Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Certificate Title 24 Energy Audits

State of California ? Small Business Certificate #1051498
City of San Francisco ? Micro Local Business Enterprise Certification #HRC051215654