Martin Lightle


Martin Hightle

Instructor and Construction Project Mgt Specialist

Learn about Mr. Martin Lightle, one of our instructors behind our Construction Materials and Processes, Planning and Scheduling, and construction courses distance learning!

Instructor for the Following Courses:

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Martin Lightle, Instructor
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CEI instructor Martin Lightle draws on his extensive experience in the construction industry in our construction courses distance learning programs. With decades of experience in construction supervision/management; front-end strategic planning; all aspects of civil engineering design; estimating and field inspection of concrete, steel and earthwork construction and over 15 years teaching with Construction Experts Inc, Lightle brings current industry practices, strategies, and solutions to our online construction classes. 

Through our construction productivity, construction materials, and planning and scheduling courses, he teaches students how to excel as supervisors and leaders on their teams.


  • Pasadena City College, Pasadena, California (1977 – 1979)
  • Barstow Community College, Barstow, California (1980)
  • Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California (1982 – 1983)
  • Major: Architecture
    Emphasis of Study: Design theory and presentation
  • AGC Construction Supervision Certificate Program, San Diego State University, San Diego, California

Area of Expertise

Construction Management, Field Project Controls, Civil Engineering Design
Field Survey Supervision, Field Design Supervision, Architectural Design
Infrastructure, Earthworks, Roads and Bridges
Railways, Storm Drainage Systems, Sanitary Sewer Systems
Water Distribution/Storage, Hydrocarbon Transport, Camps/Townships
Port/Terminal Facilities, Power Supply/Distribution, Site Control Survey
Pipelines, Hydrocarbon Facilities, Mining Facilities
Residential Development, Commercial Development, Municipal Development
Database Development, Computer Design/Modeling, Environmental Remediation


  • President MEL-EPCM Consulting, LLC
    Teams with Owners and EPCM contractors to deliver international world-class capital projects primarily in the extraction and energy sectors.

  • Instructor Construction Experts Inc.
    Instructor for Construction Supervision, Construction Materials and Processes, and Construction Practices courses.

  • Infrastructure Manager
    Pebble Ltd. Partnership
    Management of primary infrastructure permissible stage development for the Pebble Mine Project

  • EPC(M) Engineering/Construction Project Manager Construction Infrastructure Area Manager

  • Newmont Mining Corporation
    Experience includes EPCM office based State Three Development Engineering Manager and site based construction management. Locations in Australia, West Africa (Guinea, Ghana) and USA.

  • FLUOR Corporation 1990 – 2007
    One Enterprise Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-2606 Tel: 949.349.2000 Fax: 949.349.2585
    SEIC Infrastructure Upgrade Project, 2001 – present
    Sakhalin Island, Russia
    Sakhalin Energy Investment Corporation
    Area Construction Manager Construction Engineer Strategic Planning

  • Caspian Pipeline Project, 2000 – 2001
    Novorossiysk, Krasnodar Province, Russia
    Caspian Pipeline Consortium
    Construction Engineer Project Controls

  • Qwest Support Services, 1999 – 2000
    Denver, Colorado, USA
    Qwest Communications
    Database Developer/Manage

  • Batu Hijau Project, 1996 – 1999
    Sumbawa, NTB, Indonesia
    Newmont Gold Company
    Civil Design Specialist Field Design Supervisor Survey Supervisor Project Controls

  • Milan Army Ammunition Plant Remedial Investigation, 1997
    Milan, Tennessee, USA
    US Department of Army
    Computer Modeling/Mapping Presentation Design Field Technician

  • Newmont On-Call Engineering, 1996
    Carlin, Nevada, USA
    Newmont Gold Company
    Construction Engineer

  • Gunang Salak Geothermal Facility, 1995 – 1996
    West Java, Indonesia
    Civil Design Specialist Front-end Survey Consultant

  • Karimun Storage and Distribution Facility Proposal, 1994 – 1995
    Pulau Karimun Kecil, Riau Province, Indonesia
    Karimun Industrial Management
    Civil Design Specialist Project Management Strategic Planning

  • Rayong Refinery Project, 1993 – 1994
    Rayong, Thailand
    Shell Thailand
    Civil Design Specialist Front-end Survey Consultant

  • Shell Tabangao Asset Renewal (STAR) Project, 1992 – 1993
    Tabangao, Batangas, Philippines
    Shell Philippines
    Civil Design Supervisor Field Survey Consultant

  • Hanford Waste Vitrification Project, 1992
    Hanford Facility, Richland, Washington, USA
    US Department of Energy
    Civil Design Specialist

  • Ashland CCR Project, 1991 – 1992
    Catlettsburg, Kentucky / St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Ashland Oil Company
    Civil Design Specialist

  • FCCU Revamp Project, 1991 – 1992
    Wilmington, California, USA
    Civil Design Specialist

  • Port Dickson Conversion Project, 1991
    Port Dickson, Malaysia
    Shell Malaysia
    Civil Design Specialist Front-end Survey Consultant

  • Exor IV Project, 1990
    Dumi, Sumatra, Indonesia
    Civil Design Specialist

  • Hidden Valley Ranch West Coast Food Processing Center, 1990
    Sparks, Nevada, USA
    Clorox/Hidden Valley Ranch
    Civil Design Specialist

  • BENESH ENGINEERING, 1989 – 1990
    Fallbrook, CA 92028 Tel: 760.728.69380
    Principal Civil Designer Construction Surveyor

    15 Corporate Park, Irvine, CA 92606 Tel: 949.474.2330 Fax: 949.474.0251
    Senior Civil Designer

  • THE AUSTIN COMPANY, 1985 – 1987
    6410 Oak Canyon, Irvine, CA 92618-5201 Tel: 949.451.9000 Fax: 949.451.9011
    Building Designer

    Orange, CA
    Civil Designer Project Controls Technician

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