Yarmus Engineering, P.C. has been providing Engineering services throughout the tri-state area since 1974. Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., President of the firm, has worked in various engineering and construction capacities with the firm since 1987, including expert witness testimony services for hundreds of cases. His experience and work assignments include various aspects of the main disciplines of Engineering and Environmental consulting including, but not limited to, building and safety codes compliance, construction and project management, physical condition surveys, reserve funding analysis, plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning design inspection and evaluation, preparation of contract documents and specifications for repairs and restoration of buildings including roofing and facades, general building construction, pools, plazas, walkways, roadways, parking lots and structures, drainage systems, elevators, hoists, various construction equipment, forensic engineering, cost estimating, asbestos testing and abatement specifications, lead testing in water and paint, radon testing, water quality testing, Phase I and II environmental audits, commercial and residential field inspections, condominium and coop conversion report preparation, surveying, specification preparation and quality compliance, and storm and sanitary system evaluations. Included under his review during field work were various construction trades and activities including, but not limited to, masonry, fire protection, windows, roofing, structural steel, wood framing, underground piping, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, superstructure plumbing, and environmental abatement. His inspection experience and industry standards and code review activities include both exterior and interior building elements as well as the use of building codes and standards including, but not limited to, the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building code, BOCA code (applicable in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts), New York City building code, the International Building Code, Labor Law, Industrial Code Rules, OSHA, ANSI, ASTM, and NFPA.
Mr. Yarmus is a licensed Professional Engineer, and a New York State Certified Code Enforcement Official. He is also a Registered Professional Industrial Hygienist, a Certified Environmental Inspector, and a Certified Planner. He has participated in various programs including seminars and lectures conducted by groups such as the American Society of Civil Engineers, the New York State Society of Professional Engineers, the Environmental Assessment Association, and the American Society of Home Inspectors. He is a member of the National and New York State Society of Professional Engineers, and is the current President of the Rockland County Chapter. He is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Environmental Assessment Association, the Association of Professional Industrial Hygienists, the New York State Building Officials Conference, the American Society of Safety Engineers, the World Safety Organization, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, and the Rockland County Municipal Planning Federation. As a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, Mr. Yarmus has also been acknowledged as the Young Engineer of the Year.