John F. Harkins

John F. Harkins, Mechanical Expert Witness Services.

Founder and President of John F. Harkins Co., Inc. and Harkins Mechanical Services, Inc., has been active in Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Plumbing Industries for over 40 years. Started company with One Thousand Dollars and built the company to the 48 largest in the USA, doing 35 million in annual sales with 550 employees in 1984, currently, operating Harkins Mechanical Construction, Inc.

My personal involvement in all the major trade associations has given me an added dimension in the successful operation of my companies. Read Bio...

Professional References

(MCAA)

Mechanical Contractors Association of America, Inc. Member 1968 to 1993 Director 1981-87 Mechanical Contracting Foundation, Inc. - Member 1990-93 Plumbing Committee - Chairman 1988; Member 1986-87 Industry Improvement Funds Committee - Member 1984-85 Governmental Affairs Committee - Member 1981-83; 1989-90 Energy Committee - Chairman 1981 Resolutions Committee - Chairman 1986 National Convention Lecturer 1987-89

(MCA)

Mechanical Contractors Association of Eastern Pennsylvania, Inc. President 1988-89
Director 1975 to 1993
Labor Negotiating Committee 1984 to 1993

(SCA/MCA)

Servicing Contractors Association/
Mechanical Contractors Association/Joint Committee
Chairman - 1976 to 1993

(SCA)

Servicing Contractors Association
Director and Trustee - 1978 to 1993
Labor Negotiating Committee - Member 1978 to 1984

(ASSE)

American Society of Sanitary Engineering
International President 1987
1989 Recipient of Henry B. Davis Award
1982 Recipient of Fellowship Award
Annual Meeting Planning Committee - Chairman 1977 to 1992
Annual Program Committee - Chairman 1988 to 1990

American Society of Sanitary Engineering
ASSE/PHCC Liaison Committee - Chairman 1988 to 1992
Refresher Course/Ways and Means - Member 1989 to 1992
Publications and Public Relations Committee - Chairman 1986 to 1992
Henry B. Davis Award Committee - Member 1991
Past Presidents Committee - Chairman 1988 - Member to Present

(ASSE)

American Society of Sanitary Engineering Pennsylvania Chapter
Past President

(SADV)

Subcontractors Association of Delaware Valley
Charter Member 1969 to 1992

(GBCA)

General Building Contractors Association
Member 1969 to 1992
Public Relations Committee - Member 1980-84
Cost Effective Construction Committee 1990-1992

(ASHRAE)

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc.
Member 1979 to present
Energy Committee - Member 1980-84

(RSES)

Refrigeration Service Engineers Society
Member 1979 to present
Liaison to MCAA - 1979 - 84

(BOMA)

Building Owners and Managers Association International
Member 1979 to present
Energy Committee - 1980-84

(IREM)

Institute of Real Estate Management
of the National Association of Realtors
Member 1987 to present

(NAPHCC)

National Association of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Member 1987 to 1992
Safety Committee - Member 1986 to 1989
Low Flow Fixture Ad Hoc Policy Committee 1988-89

    • Opinions Citing John F. Harkins Company, Inc. v. The Waldinger Corporation

      John F. Harkins Company, Inc. v. The Waldinger Corporation, 796 F.2d 657 (3rd Cir. 1986) Cited by 40 opinions • Susan Haines, as Administratrix Ad Prosequendum and of the Estate of Peter F. Rossi v. Liggett Group Inc., a Delaware Corporation Loew's Theatres Incorporated, a New York …Read More »
    • John F. Harkins CO., INC. v. Waldinger Corp…

      No. 85-5695. 796 F.2d 657 (1986) This appeal involves a dispute between a contractor and subcontractor. The district court held that a seemingly broad arbitration provision set forth in one clause of the subcontract was limited by another subcontract clause which incorporated a narrow arbitration …Read More »
    • Defendant: Waldinger vs. Harkins; In1985

      JOHN F. HARKINS CO., INC. v. WALDINGER CORP. No. 85-5695. 796 F.2d 657 (1986) JOHN F. HARKINS COMPANY, INC. v. The WALDINGER CORPORATION, Appellant. United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit. Rehearing and Rehearing Denied August 20, 1986. James E. Stephenson (Argued), Brian G. Corgan, …Read More »
    • Plaintiff: The School District of Philadelphia

      John F. Harkins Co. v. SCH. DIST. OF PHIL. - Justia In this appeal we are asked to review the trial court's determination of the amount of increased compensation which a plumbing contractor was entitled to receive after the School District of the City of …Read More »