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Career Objective

A highly talented, professional and dedicated Civil Engineer with over ten years experience in planning, designing and directing the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges and pipelines. I am seeking to take up a managerial position in the field of Civil Engineering and take on challenging, creative and diversified projects.

Employment History

Jan 2010 – present: Civil EngineerAdelaide, SA, Australia
White Fields Construction Company
Responsibilities:
  • Develop designs to satisfy technical specifications.
  • Check design calculations of designers and other engineers within the team.
  • Lead design reviews, risk assessments from a technical standpoint.
  • Preparation of technical specifications in liaison with client and project team.
  • Ensure quality of design documentation throughout the design process.
  • Conduct technical analyses of survey and field data for development of topographic, soil, hydrological or other information and prepare reports.
  • Deliver risk assessments, technical files and other technical documentation required by safety legislation and procedures.
  • Allocate work to other members of team in order to ensure delivery of design to quality, time and budget.
  • Select and strategize allocation of work to sub-contractors.
  • Prepare contract documents and review and evaluate tenders for construction projects.
  • Supervise technicians, technologists and other engineers and review and approve designs, calculations and cost estimates.
  • Act as project or site supervisor for land survey and construction work.
Jan 2007 – Dec 2009: Assistant Civil EngineerAdelaide, SA, Australia
Pavement Construction Group
Responsibilities:
  • Provided airfield civil engineering technical support to all locations.
  • Produced Works Information, including pavement layouts, geometric design and new and existing services.
  • Timely delivered civil engineering design deliverables which met the customer's expectations.
  • Adhered to change control process.
  • Ensured personal responsibility under Health and Safety legislation and Pavement Construction Group directives are met.
  • Produced designs compliant with project strategies on planning, the environment, risk, safety and quality.
  • Advised on procurement, manufacture, assembly, construction techniques, and sequencing of works as appropriate.
  • Maintained contact with civil engineering and airport industry to ensure an up to date knowledge of materials and techniques.
  • Assisted Production Integrators with planning activities.
  • Supported Suppliers, by making buildability a primary consideration in design.
  • Carried out pavement condition inspections and reporting.
Jan 2003 – Dec 2006: Junior Civil EngineerAdelaide, SA, Australia
IGT Construction
  • Responsibilities:
  • Designed and prepared engineering designs, plans, drawings, specifications, and cost estimates.
  • Researched project design requirements.
  • Prepared preliminary design studies.
  • Performed complex calculations and prepared estimates of time and material costs.
  • Assisted in the review and evaluation of project proposals and engineering specifications submitted by private engineering firms.
  • Coordinated design proposals with utility companies and other agencies.
  • Prepared draft agreements between the City and developers.
  • Assist in surveying work needed for design and construction of public works projects.
  • Performed field checks of project sites or survey areas to verify survey results or features.
  • Coordinated public works engineering activities with private engineering firms, developers, vendors, and the public.
  • Provided information and respond to complaints and concerns from the public.
  • Assisted in the development of revised design and construction standards for public works structures and appurtenances.
  • Prepared engineering studies and reports.
  • Researched publications and industry information sources.
  • Maintained and updated Pavement Management System including distress surveys on site.
Jan 2000 – Dec 2002: Site EngineerAdelaide, SA, Australia
Big Builds Pty Ltd
Responsibilities:
  • Started out as junior site engineer responsible for documents and assisting senior engineers and promoted to site engineer after two projects
  • General site supervisory duties for development of six commercial apartment blocks including carparks and other public facilities

Education / Qualifications

Master of Engineering (Advanced) (Civil and Structural Engineering)
The University of Adelaide
Graduated: December 1999
Adelaide, SA, Australia
Bachelor of Civil & Structural Engineering
The University of Adelaide
Graduated: December 1997
Adelaide, SA, Australia

Skills

NameProficiency
AutoCADAdvanced
Microsoft OfficeAdvanced

Immigration / Work Status

Australia – Permanent Resident

Hobbies / Interests

Digital photography, political history, classical guitar, organic gardening and jazz.

References

Additional Certificates

Dec 2000Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng)
Engineers Australia
Adelaide, SA, Australia