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Larkin & Associates

The Engineer for Your Construction Management and Dispute Resolution Issues

Get an experienced engineering consulting firm to work on your construction projects.

The Engineer for Your Construction Work

Get a reliable engineering consulting firm to work on your construction projects.

A Trusted Engineering Consulting Firm Professionally Licensed in California & Hawaii

Larkin & Associates is an engineering consulting firm that focuses on construction-related projects in Hawaii. We are experts in construction cost, scheduling, design standards of care, and related construction solutions. Our services also include:

  • Construction Claims Analysis
  • Construction Dispute Avoidance and Resolution
  • Construction Project Administration
  • Transit Systems Installation

Our company was established in 2008 by Brian J. Larkin, P.E., Principal. He is a registered Mechanical Engineer in both California and Hawaii as well as a Control System Engineer in California.

With more than 40 years of engineering experience, he has worked in industries, such as aerospace, energy, and public transit. Within that time frame, Mr. Larkin spent 7 years working with Chevron and almost a dozen years with Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART).

In the latter years, he worked in construction claims analysis and settlement. He helped settle disputes for both Owners and Contractors in both public and private projects during that period.

Today, he assists our wide range of clientele in the US mainland and in Hawaii with their various construction-related projects. He has created a reputation for paying close attention to details and offering excellent customer service. Along with our team of professionals, he aims to continuously provide services that can be individually tailored to meet our clients’ needs.

Core Services

Construction Project Administration

Larkin & Associates provides oversight and construction administration services that include scheduling, application for payment, and requests for information (RFI). We also do submittal review, processing, change order administration, inspection, and contract close-out.

Construction Dispute Avoidance
and Resolution

Larkin & Associates provides assistance and strategies for the avoidance and settlement of construction-related disputes between owners and contractors. From the change order process to mediation, we aim to provide prompt services and inexpensive simple solutions.

Construction Claims Analysis

At Larkin & Associates, we analyze the issues and background information for the validity and dollar value of potential claims on behalf of owners or contractors.

Transit Systems Installation

Our team at Larkin & Associates has more than a dozen years of experience in designing and installing transit systems. We have worked on traction power installation, train control, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) equipment.

  • Additional Information

    Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF) - as a member of its transportation committee

    The American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

  • Certifications

    State of California - Small Business Certificate #1051498

    City of San Francisco - Micro Local Business Enterprise Certification #HRC051215654

Contact Us

If you are interested in our services, feel free to send us an email at We look forward to working with you!

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