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Paul Christoferson

Assistant Vice President

916-244-4810 (Work)
916-214-2380 (Mobile)
2443 Fair Oaks Blvd, #328
Sacramento, CA 95825

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Professional Registration:

General Journeyman License #12111J [State of Oregon]
C-10 Electrical Licenses #836246 [State of California]
Limited Energy Certificate [State of Oregon]
Recurrent Code Certificate [State of Oregon]
Level 1 Certification [Infrared Thermography]

Summary of Experience:

Paul Christoferson is an electrical expert with a career that has spanned more than 30 years in the electrical construction and consulting industry. His extensive experience over the years specific to electrical construction design and installations, project management and cost estimating has proved invaluable in insurance claims analysis, property loss assessments, estimating, invoice and code analysis. Paul has also been a designated electrical expert on more than 50 construction defect cases that involved understanding and interpretation of code compliance of claimed electrical issues. He has worked on both defense and plaintiff cases and has been deposed multiple times. He has also completed the NFPA 921 Fire Cause and Origin Analysis course for investigating fire and explosion causation.

Paul is a licensed Master Electrician in 6 states and includes a State of California C-10 electrical contractor license. He has attained Level 1 Certification as an Infrared Thermographer with more than 15 years of experience performing infrared thermographic analysis, evaluations and monitoring of all types of building systems. His diverse knowledge of the construction industry from an overall perspective as a contractor/installer, client/owner representative, vendor and inspector gives him an advanced insight into investigating, evaluating, scoping and estimating any type or size of electrical project.

Paul has been a CAT team member on large-scale property evaluations in order to perform project scoping and estimating services for MEP systems on insurance losses in the wakes of major named hurricanes since 2004; Charley, Francis, Ivan and then Katrina, Rita, Ike and Sandy most recently.