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Lawrence J. O’Connor, P.E., L.S., F. NSPE

Civil Engineer – Land Surveyor

New York

Bio

| Lawrence J. O'Connor

Global consultant in engineering and management systems.

Left NYS service in 2006 for opportunities that use my strongest skills.

Affiliated with the International Accreditation Service since 2010. More than 300 assignments in US, Canada, Turkey, The Bahamas, Panama, Qatar, KSA, Jordan, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Bahrain, Fujairah.

During 2011-2015 was the New York Representative focused on accrediting Special Inspection Agencies, Testing Laboratories and Inspection Agencies. In 2015 assumed Liaison role with Qatar and continue as the Qatar Representative in 2016 and 2017.

Over 40 years as a civil engineer (NYS PE since 1978) working in municipal, state, industry organizations and consulting firms. Bridge, Highway, Canal and Rail focus with experience in Nuclear and Hydro QA, Solid Waste Management and Land Planning.

Licensed as a Land Surveyor (NYS in 1984). Largest project: responsible for the NYS Adirondack Canal Reservoir Surveys (1994-1996) – over 20,000 acres, 8 reservoirs and over 2,000 adjoiners with boundary issues. While a principal as LandMetrics, during 2006-2010 managed boundary, hydro-graphic and topographic surveys for large private, municipal and state projects in the five boroughs of NYC and the greater tri-state region using the latest imaging and location technologies.

Specialties:

Technical and Management Consulting

  • Organization Strategies
  • ISO Standards
  • Quality Systems.
  • NQA-1

Engineering

  • Special Inspections for Buildings.
  • Tower Crane Inspections.
  • Bridge, Highway Design.
  • Highway and Canal System Operation and Maintenance.
  • Site Development Engineering.

Land Surveying

  • Boundary/Topo/Site
  • Fathometric/Hydrographic
  • ‘Lands Under Water’ Rights

Tenure as an elected official in New York as a Village Mayor (Delanson 1977-1981) and Town Supervisor (Duanesburg 1982-83) adds a unique perspective for service to public and private clients in the US and around the world.

Current

Larry is Managing Director of Multivar, LLC providing Management and Technical Consulting Services worldwide.  Over 300 successful assignments evaluating Management Systems and Technical Capabilities of Special Inspection Agencies, Testing Laboratories, Inspection Bodies, Product Certification Agencies, Building Departments and Calibration Laboratories.

Multivar’s primary client is the International Accreditation Service, Inc. through which Larry provides contract services as its Qatar Representative.  Larry coordinates IAS’s work with Testing Laboratories and Inspection Bodies in Qatar while providing liaison with the Public Works Authority.  With the emphasis on Qatar, he also had duties in other GCC countries such as the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Larry’s role in New York City and Philadelphia is reduced with much time spent in the Gulf but he retains duties helping engineers, architects and inspectors become accredited as Special Inspection Agencies in accordance with IAS AC291, ISO 17020, the International Building Code and the requirements of the NYC Building Code of 2014 and the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code.

Current Volunteer Professional Duties and Affiliations:

Experience

Over 40 years’ experience as an Engineer, Surveyor and Technical Consultant in New York.

Former employers:

  • New York State Department of Transportation
  • The City of Schenectady
  • C.T. Male Associates, P.C.
  • Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation
  • NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
  • NYS Canal Corporation
  • NYS Thruway Authority
  • M.G. McLaren, P.C.

Greater NYC Region Clients Served:

  • NYC Department of Design and Construction
  • NYC Department of Buildings
  • NYC Economic Development Corporation
  • NYC Department of Transportation
  • NYC Department of Parks & Recreation
  • The Central Park Conservancy
  • NYC Transit Authority
  • MTA – Bridges and Tunnels
  • NYS Department of Transportation
  • NYS OPRHP
  • The State University Construction Fund
  • Metro North
  • LIRR
  • Rockland County
  • Westchester County
  • United Water
  • City of Yonkers
  • NJ Meadowlands Commission
  • Connecticut Department of Transportation
  • Numerous engineers, architects, developers and attorneys in the Tri-State region.

Contact

| Lawrence J. O'Connor

Lawrence J. O’Connor, P.E., L.S.
1696 Main Street
Delanson, NY 12053-2450

(646) 504-0556
info@ljoconnor.com
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