Patrick Weller, CCM, EIT, LEED AP

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Patrick Weller

Assistant Vice President


+1 949 622 0300 (Office)
+1 760 802 4436 (Mobile)
1375 Dove Street 2nd Floor, Suite 250
Newport Beach, CA 92660

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Patrick Weller is an Assistant Vice President of J.S. Held LLC where he provides construction consulting in the areas of surety, construction project management, and claims analysis. Prior to joining J.S. Held, Patrick worked for Benchmark Consulting Services, LLC focusing primarily on work in the Surety industry servicing the top Sureties throughout the United States since 2012. Patrick has been involved in performance bond claim investigations, payment bond claim reviews, loss analysis and cost to complete estimating, takeover and completion contract negotiations, onsite and remote project management, construction project oversight, scheduling, delay analysis, claim preparation and defense, and formal claim mediations.

Before becoming a construction consultant, Patrick worked in project management for two large general contractors in Southern California. In that capacity, he managed a variety of commercial, public works, and residential projects varying in size from $500k to $30M. His project management experience includes RFQ and RFP response preparation, pre-construction estimating, subcontractor buyout, schedule preparation and management, cost management with owners and subcontractors, and project closeout.

Professional Affiliations/Memberships/Licenses/Training

  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) from CMAA
  • Engineer in Training (EIT)
  • LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) from USGBC
  • American Bar Association, Fidelity and Surety Law Committee (ABA)
  • Surety Claims Institute
  • Solar Training Institute Certified
  • Primavera P6 Basic Planner/Scheduler Certified
  • OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety