Brian H Aanestad

Brian H Aanestad

33155 Sage Court
Temecula, CA 92592
Mobile: 951-795-6330
Office: 951-795-6330

Expert has more than 39 years of experience with underground construction and transportation, directly overseeing placement of underground infrastructure including utilities, pipelines, and conduit, while providing turn-key solutions for both the underground and transportation industries. He has provided consulting services for major U.S. communities, including the Freedmen's Town Brick Streets Project in Houston Texas, Vista Canyon Ranch Sewer Siphon Project in Leucadia CA and SCRIPPS Seawater Return lines for the University of California San Diego.
Expert has provided consultation and expert witness work for such firms as Heffernan & Boortz LLP, Wood Smith Henning & Berman LLP, Rutan & Tucker LLP, and Dowling/ Aaron, Chancio Brown LLC., Southern California Edison, Vast Networks (CVIN), City of Kansas City Missouri, City of Oceanside, City of Glendale, and Taylor Anderson LLP.
One of Mr. Aanestad’s companies was honored for its work on the Scripps Seawater Return Lines at the University of California, San Diego. The complex, $2.5M project included nearly 4,500 feet of piping. His companies have provided General and Civil Engineering Construction work that include the placement of 2400 feet of 42-inch HDPE pipeline under and across and ocean inlet, placement of 12000 feet of fifty-two slick 11/4-to-2-inch fiber-optic conduit through a downtown bay area Town for Fluor Global. Mr. Aanestad’s companies have provided turn-key and subcontractor work for hundreds of jobs that include sewer pipeline, water pipeline, electric conduit infrastructure, fiber-optic conduit infrastructure, storm drain pipeline, gas pipeline, hydrauger and soil remediation pipeline. Mr. Aanestad has provided complex design, implementation, and service for the full-service truck leasing and rental, transportation logistics including warehousing, transport, truck sales and contract maintenance industry. Some customers include the Motion Picture and Entertainment industries, Target stores, and Mcdonnell Douglas.

Expert has extensive knowledge of:
Construction-related equipment, from selecting and procuring to operating and maintaining heavy trucks and trailers, forklifts, cranes, skip loaders, backhoes, excavators, boring machines, horizontal directional drills, hydraulic moles and more. This is inclusive of lite, medium and heavy-duty truck and trailer specifications.

Expert areas of focus include but are not limited to:

• Expert Witness
• Litigation support
• Case Review
• Testimony
• Dispute Resolution
• Delay Cause and Analysis
• Cost Analysis and Accounting
• Labor Analysis
• Damage Dispute
• Civil construction
• Trenchless underground utility installation
• Underground pipeline installation
• Fiber Optic Conduit Networks and Telecommunications
• Gas, Electric, Water, and Sewer
• Storm drains
• Seawater return pipelines
• Contaminated soil remediation pipelines
• Hydro auger pipelines
• Structures and sub-structures
• Operations Management
• Job and Jobsite management
• Homeowner Association management
• Construction Defects
• Estimating
• Plan review
• Specification review
• Document review
• Safety review
• Forensic Reviews & take-offs
• Cost analysis and damages calculations
• Standard of care
• Protocol
• Feasibility Studies
• Utility easement, Encroachment and Right of Way
• Equipment use and specifications
• Rehab and Pipe bursting
• Both Large-scale and small-scale public works projects and private projects
Transportation :
• Dedicated Contract Maintenance Programs
• Fleet Selection and Maintenance
• Transport and leasing
• Transportation logistics
• Rental & Leasing
• Fuel tracking
• Vehicle Design and specification
• Procurement
• Warehouse services
• Transport Cubing
• Roadside service
• Parts and Tire department
• New and Used sales

Expert may consult nationally (USA) and internationally, and is also local to the following cities and counties:
Temecula, CA - San Bernardino, CA - Orange County, CA - Glendale, CA - Riverside, CA - San Diego, CA - Santa Ana, CA - Palm Springs, CA - Los Angeles, CA.
Work History:

Years: 2019 to Present
Senior Consultant / Expert Witness

Years: 2004 to Present
Employer: Inland Valley Engineering, Inc.
Title: President / Expert
Department: Operations, Estimating, Business Development, Senior Consultant and Expert Witness

Years: 1999 to 2004
Employer: Utility Boring Inc.
Title: President
Department: General Management

Years: 1993 to 1999
Employer: Transportation Commodities Inc.
Title: VP Transportation
Department: Eastern Region

Government Experience
Years: 1999 to present
Agency: USA
Role: Senior Consultant / Expert Witness

Government Experience
Years: 1999 to present
Agency: California
Role: General Engineering Contractor
Description: Civil and Underground Construction

Associations / Societies:
Southern California Builders Association

Licenses / Certifications
• Class A General Engineering Contractors License, California (A) 2004
• Cal-OSHA 30-hour Safety Certified
• Cal-OSHA 24-hour Hazwoper Certified
• Total Quality Management Systems (TQMS) 1990

Awards / Recognition
Honor Award, American Public Works Association
Outstanding Award, American Society of Civil Engineers
Publications and Patents Summary:
Article published regarding Pit Launched Directional Drills and Seawater Return Lines in Underground Construction Magazine.

Fields of Expertise:
Commercial construction, Civil construction, underground pipe, trenchless technology, trenchless excavation, underground construction, rental, leasing, third party logistics, contract logistics, truck maintenance, trucking industry, contract service management, transportation, container transportation.

Areas of Expertise
  • Accident Investigation
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Construction Safety
  • Construction Site
  • Cranes
  • Equipment & Machinery
  • Failure Analysis
  • Forklifts
  • Transportation Safety
  • Utilities


Available Upon Request