Austen-Pell-bio-picAusten Pell has ten years experience in construction as a structural steel, structural concrete, assistant and project inspector. DSA construction projects he has worked on as an assistant and project inspector total $80 million. Projects worked as an assistant and project inspector include solar panel array, existing building modernization, central plant, buildings on caissons, cast in place concrete buildings, multi-storey building with curtain walls.

Education and Certifications

  • Certificate, Construction Project Management, California State University Dominguez Hills, 2013
  • J.D., University of West Los Angeles School of Law, 1997
  • B.A. Chemistry, The Ohio State University, 1990
  • Division of the State Architect Class II Project Inspector
  • American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector

Los Alamitos High School, Los Alamitos High School Unified School District. Budget: 4.2 million. Track and Field Project, athletic track with lease-lease back project delivery method. VIEW

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. Budget: 1 million. Roof Mounted Solar Panel Array Installation on four sites: Will Rogers Elementary School, RooseveltElementary School, FranklinElementary School and Cabrillo Elementary School. Projects included installation of inverters and mechanical pads. Up to 113 kW DC power generation per site. Approximately one third of the roof tops were covered with solar panels on racks. Roof tops were up to 50 feet high. VIEW

Golden West College. Budget: 67,539,714.00. Fourteen projects including the following:
Learning Resources Center – $25 million cast in place 3-story reinforced concrete glass curtain wall building, Type II-1hr rated on cast in place concrete caissons. Multiple prime project delivery method. Negotiated claims and change orders on behalf of the owner; processed payment applications. Performed construction management closeout duties for the last six months of the project.
Health Science Building – $12 million new steel frame 2-story building on cast in place reinforced concrete caissons. Design-bid-build project delivery.
HVAC Projects – $25 million campus wide modernization from forced air to hydronic piping, including construction of a new central plant to house boilers and chillers. Design-build project delivery.

Lompoc Unified School District.Budget: $12 million. Completed design-bid-build modernization and portable classroom projects at six sites.

Antelope Valley Women and Infants Hospital and Los Angeles Unified School District. Special Inspector, structural steel and concrete, School, hospital and commercial structural inspections.

Long Beach, CA: Attorney at Law, Practiced construction, real property, intellectual property and contract law in state and federal courts.

  • Skills : DSA Inspection
  • DSA Inspector Class 2