In today’s fast paced and challenging construction industry, Briggs Engineering is led by a staff of highly experienced and accredited industry professionals.
To meet the stringent quality assurance requirements and standards of many projects throughout New England, they possess a wide range of certifications including: ACI, ICC, NETTCP, NICET, AWS and AISC.
Paul Skorohod, President
Mr. Skorohod is the President, Co-Owner and Director of QA/QC for Briggs Engineering & Testing. In addition to these administrative duties as President and Co-Owner, he is responsible for the supervision of all field and laboratory personnel, support staff and equipment associated with Briggs Engineering and Testing. He is also the project administrator for Briggs' largest municipal inspection contract with the City of Boston DPW (employing over 25 inspectors, engineers and project managers).
Mr. Skorohod took ownership of Briggs Engineering and Testing in 1996 and has been with the company for over 45 years. He has authored Briggs' NRC Materials License and operating procedures and holds numerous industry certifications and accreditations.
Ken Oliver, Executive Vice President
Mr. Oliver is the Executive Vice President and Co-Owner of Briggs Engineering and Testing. In addition to his administrative duties, Mr. Oliver is responsible for sales and marketing, customer service and contract negotiations. Additionally, he is responsible for brand recognition and has designed Briggs' collateral materials including logos, original website, and presentational materials. He, along with Paul Skorohod, co-purchased the company in 1996. Mr. Oliver is a gradate of Nichols College and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management.
Sean Skorohod, Director of Testing and Field Operations MA & RI Offices
Mr. Skorohod is responsible for the management of all field and laboratory testing and inspections related to soils, bituminous asphalt, concrete and reinforcing steel. He has been with Briggs for over 24 years. Over that period of time he has been directly involved in some of the largest construction projects in New England including: the Deer Island Waste Water Treatment Plant, Providence Place Mall, the Foxwoods Casino Expansion, Gillette Stadium and the Boston Convention and Expo Center. Mr. Skorohod is certified as an ACI Concrete Construction Special Inspector and holds numerous other certifications. He is also a past President of the Massachusetts Construction Industry Board.
Todd Livolsi, Director of Business Development
Mr. Livolsi joined the company in 2007 and has over 20 years of experience in technical sales and business development in construction and related industries. Mr. Livolsi is responsible for Briggs lead generation, proposal and RFP management. He is involved with the implementation of all strategic marketing plans, monitors all external and internal environments for the development of new market segments and promotes the companies mission, vision and standards. He is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology and holds a B.A. in Technical Management. He is proudly affiliated with the Massachusetts Building Congress and is a volunteer member of the Alzheimer’s Associations.
Franck Buckley, Director of Building Technology (Envelope & Moisture Protection)
Mr. Buckley leads the Existing Building Services Group with highly specialized knowledge in building envelope technology. Mr. Buckley and his group are experienced in historic & modern construction materials & assemblies including: concrete, masonry, wood, metal, moisture protection (roofing, siding, waterproofing, flashing, air/vapor barriers, etc.) and fenestration (windows, exterior doors & curtain walls). Mr. Buckley also trains and supervises group members and evaluates overall job efficiency. Additionally, he performs building evaluations, remedial design & specification review, competitive bidding and contract administration services. He advises clients on high-quality, cost effective maintenance, renewal and rehabilitation solutions as well as providing consultation to prominent New England industrial, institutional, municipal and multi-residential property owners.
Kevin Curran, Director of Structural Steel
Mr. Curran joined Briggs Engineering & Testing in July of 1997 as Director of the NDE and Structural Steel Department. His responsibilities include the management, performance, task coordination and training of all personnel relative to structural steel inspection, nondestructive evaluation testing, pull-out testing, spray fireproofing & fire stopping inspections, steel fabrication plant QA inspections and GPR testing. Mr. Curran has over 25 years of experience in the field of NDE and specialized testing and is familiar with the AWS, ASME, AISC, ANSI and MILSTD codes.
Dave Geisser, Manager of Geotechnical Services
Mr. Geisser is Briggs' Senior Geotechnical Engineer for geotechnical engineering projects including construction of single and multi-story buildings and retaining walls. He is a graduate of Northeastern University with more than twenty years of working knowledge. He performs site monitoring, subsurface geotechnical investigations including test borings and test pits and prepares exploration logs denoting pertinent observations. Additionally, Mr. Geisser performs analyses including bearing capacity, slope stability, lateral earth support, and settlement analyses. He is OSHA trained and certified for environmental site work and is a site safety officer responsible for implementing health and safety programs during earthwork activities at and adjacent to Superfund Sites.