Customer Types

VERTEX provides Engineering, Construction, Environmental and IT solutions.  Surety providers consider VERTEX’s services and areas of expertise to deliver a comprehensive, one-stop, value-based approach. VERTEX’s reach, bench strength, and seasoned professionals set us apart from our competition.

EngineeringEngineering Services

Property Condition Assessments

  • Building Measurement Services
  • Energy Savings Investigations
  • Existing Condition Surveys
  • Level III PCA
  • Level II PCA
  • Level I PCA

Seismic Assessments & Retrofits

  • Seismic Retrofitting
  • Seismic Risk Assessment

Expert Witness Services

  • Cost of Repair Estimating
  • Contract Claim Disputes
  • Cause & Origin
  • Standard of Care
  • Fault Allocation

Forensic Engineering Services

  • Fire Investigations
  • Mechanical Failure Investigations
  • Civil Engineering Investigations
  • Structural Engineering Investigations
  • Architectural / Building Envelope Investigations

Civil Engineering

  • Drainage Design Services
  • Stormwater Management Design and Planning
  • Land Development
  • Site Development
  • Civil Design

Structural Engineering

  • Structural Design -
    Renovations
  • Structural Design -
    New Builds

ConstructionConstruction Services

Surety Claims Services

  • Staff Augmentation
  • Surety Completion Contracting
  • Document Management
  • Funds Control
  • Expert Services
  • Payment Bond Claim Consulting
  • Construction Claim Consulting
  • Performance Bond Claim Consulting

Forensic Construction Services

  • Fire Investigations
  • Cost of Repair Estimating
  • Mechanical Failure Investigations
  • Civil Engineering Investigations
  • Structural Engineering Investigations
  • Architectural / Building Envelope Investigations

Expert Witness Services

  • Cost of Repair Estimating
  • Contract Claim Disputes
  • Cause & Origin
  • Standard of Care
  • Fault Allocation

Restoration

  • General Restoration Work
  • Construction Defect Repair
  • Insurance Restoration
  • Deconstructive Testing

Construction Claims Consulting

  • Fault Allocation
  • Damage Calculation
  • Forensic Scheduling
  • Entitlement Review

Tenant Improvement

  • General Contracting
  • Design Build
  • Pre-Construction Services

Owner's Representation

  • Owner's Representation
  • Program Management

EnvironmentalEnvironmental Services

Industrial Hygiene & Building Sciences

  • PCB Remediation and Consulting
  • Asbestos & Lead-Based Paint Consulting
  • Indoor Air Quality Assessments
  • Certified Industrial Hygiene Consulting
  • Water Intrusion/Mold Growth
  • Water Intrusion/Mold O&M Planning and Training

Facility Closures

  • Decontamination, Decommissioning, and Demolition Support
  • Execution and Oversight of Facility Closure
  • Pre-Demolition Support for Facility Closure
  • Economic Analysis of Facility Closure

Remediation

  • Third Party Management Services
  • Vapor Mitigation Design and Implementation
  • Demolition Support
  • Underground Storage Tank Related Services
  • Risk Assessment
  • Subsurface and Waste Assessment
  • Remedial Design and Construction

Expert Witness Services

  • Cost of Repair Estimating
  • Contract Claim Disputes
  • Cause & Origin
  • Standard of Care
  • Fault Allocation

Environmental Claims

  • Claim Budgeting
  • Claim Investigation
  • Claim Management
  • Claim Closure
  • Expert Witness
  • Subrogation

Loss Control

  • Technical Interpretation
  • Risk Management
  • Policy Review
  • Loss Control Surveying
  • Carrier Representation

Waterborne Pathogens

  • Audit Preparedness
  • Water Management Oversight
  • HACCP-based Water Management Programs
  • Analysis of Hazardous Conditions
  • Inspection, Evaluation and Documentation

Due Diligence

  • Phase II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Merger & Acquisition and Divestiture Services

IT ConsultingIT Consulting Services

Network Maintenance

  • Scheduled Network Maintenance
  • Network & Managed Security
  • Proactive Monitoring

Document Collection, Management & Retention Services

  • Data Retention & Management Services
  • Data Collection

CTO Consulting

  • IT Managed Solutions
  • IT Strategy

Cyber Security

  • Cyber Security Monitoring
  • Audits & Threat Assessments

Cloud Services

  • Website Hosting
  • Private Cloud Implementation
  • Cloud File Server Implementation
  • Managed DNS
  • Enterprise Email Marketing
  • Email & Exchange Hosting

Backup & Disaster Recovery

  • Routine Testing
  • System Maintenance
  • Network Documentation
  • Server Imaging
  • Plan Development

Managed IT Services

  • Scheduled Network Maintenance
  • Managed Wireless Networking
  • CTO Services
  • Network & Managed Security
  • Expert Consulting, Backup & Disaster Recovery
  • IT Support & Helpdesk
  • Proactive Monitoring

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Key Personnel

Managing Director

Mark Degenaars, LEED GA
Irvine, CA

Mark Degenaars, LEED GA

Mr. Degenaars is the Managing Director of the Construction group within The Vertex Companies, Inc. He has been with VERTEX for over 5 years with a primary focus as a consultant to the surety claims industry and private public developers. Mr. Degenaars brings over 20 years of project management, facility management, private / public development and construction experience to each assignment. Mr. Degenaars has successfully managed a large variety of projects ranging from various types of vertical construction to heavy highway / civil design projects. Mr. Degenaars has served as an expert and fact witness for a variety of projects. Prior to joining VERTEX, Mr. Degenaars owned and managed his own consulting firm for nearly a decade.