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Bob Cates WRT, HCI-R, HCI-C

Senior Regional Consultant

Contact Info

Department

Consultants

Phone

(405) 774-3971

Email

bob.cates@youngonline.com

Locations

Oklahoma City, OK

Biography

BOB CATES is a Senior Regional Consultant with over 25 years of experience in Commercial and Residential building and restoration. During the course of his career, Mr. Cates has been responsible for hazards identification, remedial design and mitigation post catastrophic incidents. Incidents include bacterial, fungal, organic and inorganic contamination exposures within health care facilities, biological and pharmaceutical laboratories, detention and educational facilities, industrial and manufacturing facilities, and residential buildings. Mr. Cates lead four major catastrophic teams following F4/F5 national tornado events. During the course of his career, Mr. Cates facilitated approximately $215,000,000.00 in commercial fire/water damages combined. Bob has facilitated loss management and reconstruction for Native American tribes throughout the United States for the past ten years.

Credentials

  • WRT  |  IICRC - WRT (Water Damage Restoration Tech)
  • HCI-R  |  HAAG Certified Inspector - Residential
  • HCI-C  |  HAAG Certified Inspector - Commercial
  • Lead #29CFR 1926.62
  • Asbestos #29CFR 40CFR
  • Mold Certified (State of Oklahoma)

Representative Consulting Assignments

  • Processing Plant  |  Fire/Smoke  |  $12M
  • Horse Race Track & Casino  |  Hail  |  $18M
  • Public Schools  |  Earthquake  |  $22M
  • Hospital  |  Tornado  |  $17M
  • Large Apartment Complexes  |  Hurricane  |  $30M

Professional Experience

  • 2014 - Current  |  Senior Regional Consultant  |  YOUNG & Associates
  • 2000 - 2014  |  General Manager  |  Belfor USA Oklahoma City Tulsa Joplin
  • 1998 - 2000  |  General Manager  |  Paul Davis Restoration
  • 1992 - 1998  |  Residential Home Builder  |  Bell American Homes