Seeking a position where proven skills in Civil/Structural design will contribute to team efforts. Creative, highly motivated with attention to deadlines, exhibiting superior work habits and layout skills.
• Design experience includes structural steel platforms, stairs and open face
structures, pipe supports, concrete foundations, area paving and grading, storm water, waste water and area drainage projects and containment walls.
• A team player, able to establish effective rapport with other designers and engineers. Consistently put needs of client and project first.
• Successfully designed for such clients as Shell Oil, Air Liquide, and Reliant Energy.
SUMMARY Seeking a position where proven skills in Civil/Structural design will contribute to team efforts. Creative, highly motivated with attention to deadlines, exhibiting superior work habits and layout skills. PROFESSIONAL PROFILE · Design experience includes structural steel platforms, stairs and open face structures, pipe supports, concrete foundations, area paving and grading, storm water, waste water and area drainage projects and containment walls. · A team player, able to establish effective rapport with other designers and engineers. Consistently put needs of client and project first. · Successfully designed for such clients as Shell Oil, Air Liquide, and Reliant Energy. EXPERIENCE
Civil / Structural Designer: Burns & McDonnell, Houston, TX (6/••••• – 5/•••••) This is a contract job through Corestaff. The job consisted of drafting and checking of Transmission and Distribution plan and profile drawings of steel structures and concrete foundations utilizing AutoCAD ••••• I was also trained on PLSCADD and digitized, created structures and placed them and their feature codes along a ••••• mile •••••kV Transmission Line. I also helped the Electrical Department with miscellaneous AutoCAD and Microstation V8 corrections.
GIS-Streetlights Digitizer: CenterPoint Energy, Houston, TX (•••••/••••• – 8/•••••) This is an on-going part-time contract job with CenterPoint Energy through Hire Power (Formerly: GAS) the job consists of using online software called ArcGIS or ArcFM. A typical project would entail placing streetlights in a subdivision of Harris County.
Civil / Structural Designer: Reliant Energy, Houston, TX (2/••••• – •••••/•••••) For this electric power company, provided engineering design support in the field and office using AutoCAD drafting skills. · Served as a Designer and Checker on projects from concept to completion. Collaborated with engineers to determine most economical design. · Inspected and documented plant sootblower installations and improvements. This action replaced an engineer who was needed for another project.
Assistant Technical Director: Houston Grand Opera, Houston, TX (7/••••• – 2/•••••) Converting hand drawn plates received from various well-known scenic designers from all over the world, to AutoCAD ••••• drawings and fitting them to our stages. This required working closely with the Technical Director, The resident stage manager, and the head carpenter, as well as all support personnel in every discipline involved in placing a production on stage.
EXPERIENCE – CONTINUED
Civil / Structural Designer: Veco, Anchorage, AK (2/••••• – 7/•••••) For this pipeline Engineering and Construction company, provided drawing, checking and design of Trans-Alaskan Pipeline projects including: structural steel pipe supports, Transporter skids steel buildings and concrete foundations, and topographic sections and elevations. · Assisted engineers with data collection and input for STAAD analysis software. · Provided 3D drawing of Transporter building using Rebis software. · Using GPS survey printouts provided topographic sections and elevations of valve vaults using AutoCAD •••••
Architectural/ Interior Designer: Advantage Office Furniture, Houston, TX (2/••••• – 2/•••••) Furniture layout and Design of offices, conference rooms, lobbies, cubicle systems and desk arrangements and specifications, utilizing AutoCAD ••••• and CapAcad and CapSpec software. With no supervision, learned the software and applied it to the project (Texas State University). Interfaced with the client, prepared all the drawings, helped prepare the bid package and specifications and supervised the installations.
Civil / Structural Designer: CDI Engineering Group, Houston, TX (3/••••• – 9/•••••) For this petrochemical Engineering and Construction company, provided checking and design of concrete foundations and steel structures for: compressors, absorbers, pumps, tanks, valve skids and pipe racks, plant layouts, roads and drainage.•••••Made field measurements, field sketches and took pictures of all projects and provided complete construction drawings for engineer approval using AutoCAD ••••• · Co-coordinated with other disciplines and engineers to provide accurate design of pipe supports and compressor foundations. · Provided Bills of Material for all structural steel and concrete foundation projects.
Civil / Structural Designer: Amoco Chemical, Chocolate Bayou, TX (••••• – •••••) For this petrochemical plant, provided design and checking of structural steel and concrete plant improvement projects. Utilized Cad Overlay for corrections of existing drawings and AutoCAD ••••• and CADPipe Structural for new construction drawings. · Worked with plant workers and supervisors to provide all construction drawings for needed pipe racks, foundations, access platforms and stairs to improve efficiency and safety. · Measured and documented boiler burner locations and provided accurate drawings to aid in maintenance of burners for temperature control.
Civil / Structural Designer: Houston Lighting and Power, Houston, TX (••••• – •••••) For this electric power company, provided engineering design support on many plant improvement projects. Started as a Board Designer, learned and utilized AutoCAD ••••• · Served as instrument man of many field survey projects. · Provided drawings for structural steel platforms, stairs, pipe racks, concrete foundations, retaining walls, storm water, wastewater and area drainage projects. · Supervised a five-man task force assigned to complete a five-year backlog of Engineering Change Notices. The project was completed in six months.
EDUCATION AA: Preliminary Civil Engineering course work, ( ••••• hrs) San Jacinto College, Pasadena, TX Civil Engineering course work toward BSCE, (••••• hrs) University of Houston, (3 years-night school) Houston, TX Major course work included: English, History, Chemistry, Physics, Descriptive Geometry, Calculus I, II & III, Differential Equations, Electronic Circuits, Engineering Statistics, Statics, Dynamics, Mechanics of Solids, Theory of Structures, Environmental Engineering, Engineering Economy, Reinforced Concrete Design, Structural Steel Design, and Computer Programming. Additional credit courses: AutoCAD Rel 9 (3 hrs) San Jacinto College, Houston, TX AutoCAD Rel ••••• (3 hrs) College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX•••••AutoCAD advanced Rel ••••• (3 hrs) College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION · Computer skills include: AutoCad, Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint · Training: Rastercad, Rebis, Microstation, ArcGIS, ArcFM, PLSCADD,