Owner, President of 12 employee inspection and consulting firm in Toledo, OH that performs 2,000 – 2,500 residential and commercial inspections per year. Founded Seagate Consulting Services, Inc. dba Seagate Inspections, Inc. in April 1992

35 years of experience in residential and light commercial construction

28 years as a Licensed General Contractor (License #BTR03635HRC)

12 years of experience in heavy insurance repair to homes and small businesses (J&R Contracting Co., Inc. from 1979 - 1992, fire damage, water damage, windstorm damage, vehicle damage, etc.)

22 years of experience as a building consultant performing residential and commercial building inspections and trouble-shooting of problems, with an emphasis on building envelope and roof trouble-shooting (1992 to present)

Served as expert witness in building related disputes many times over the past 15 years
Served as Construction Arbitrator for over 10 years

Education highlights:

Plus various other minor seminars over the years. Regularly obtaining 10-20 hours of continuing education each year in building related subjects.

Types of properties inspected over the years besides residential:

Apartment Complexes, both large and small
Condominium Complexes, both large and small
Office Buildings
Retail Strip Malls
Retail “Big Box” Stores
Warehouse Buildings
Car Dealerships
School Buildings
Churches and Cathedrals
Funeral Homes
Assisted Living Facilities
Nursing Homes
Bowling Alleys
Airport Office and Hangers
Historical Buildings

A number of these projects were confidential in nature so we are well versed in these types of transactions (some with signed confidentiality agreements, others were simple verbal agreements to maintain that confidence).

James S. Johnson
President, RRO, CEI, CRMI
Contractor’s License #BTR03635HRC
Level III Certified Infrared Thermographer
Certified EIFS Inspector (AWCI)
Quality Assurance Observer (Roofing, RCI)