Scott Cabeza has 28 years of progressive experience in the field of general construction and demolition as well as mechanical and electrical construction. He has extensive knowledge of industrial piping installations and commercial and residential decommissioning. Mr. Cabeza is a Senior Building Consultant and a Project Manager in VERTEX’s Tampa office. He has managed multiple crews and subcontractors, as well as performing project estimating, subcontractor negotiation, cost control, attaining and reviewing competitive bids, schedule deadlines, and cost constraints for large-scale projects.
Mr. Cabeza has extensive knowledge in residential, commercial, industrial construction, management, expert witness support, claims management, and risk assessment. Mr. Cabeza is a Sr. Building Consultant in VERTEX’s Forensic Division where Mr. Cabeza plays a crucial role in the division’s strategic growth while also providing guidance and oversight within the group. Mr. Cabeza’s wide range of experience enables him to opine on building costs and defects from both a damages and liability perspective utilizing a general building construction approach. Mr. Cabeza is an expert witness providing support to litigation cases and has acted as an Appraiser and Umpire on several occasions.
Mr. Cabeza’s past expertise includes managing the Building consultant and Project management of a large Building contractor in the Southeast. This experience enabled him to familiarize himself with the claims process and proper construction methods. He has worked on a wide range of claims projects throughout the country including but not limited to the investigation of water intrusion, fire, mitigation, building envelope deficiencies, roof damage, wind vs. surge, for both residential and commercial buildings. Mr. Cabeza was deployed on extended CAT assignments for Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Michael, Hurricane Mathew, and Superstorm Sandy.
Education & Certification
Licensed Site Professional, State of FL
WIND Association Member
Construction Law Institute