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Project Manager Engineer

7430, United States
March 23, 2011

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Design Engineer: A decade of experience in Construction, Design & Project



A proficient and assiduous Civil Structural Engineer with a strong

background in Construction, Supervision, Design and Project Management.

Track record of skillfully designed and successfully executed diverse small

and large projects from initiation to completion, on time and within

budget. Extensive experience in performing structural analysis and

calculations. Effective working both independently and also as a team

member and able to set and achieve goals and work well under pressure.

Education and Award

. MS Construction Management, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken,


Concentration: Construction Management, Structural Design & Storm

Water Management.

. B.Sc. Civil Engineering, L.D. College of Engineering, Gujarat, India

. Design Engineer for the Residential Project of the Year 2010 'Boricua



. E.I.T.

. Pursuing P.E. Certification

Career Progression

Design Engineer, Brooker Engineering PLLC., Suffern, New York, 2004-2011

Assist in the production of Engineering Design:

Develop conceptual design and detail in accordance with preparation of

calculations, project, local and National code requirements. Responsible

for checking design and Cad drawings done by junior engineers and Cad


. Provide in-house engineering support for projects with costs ranging

from $500K to $300M.

. Design Projects include Residential single & multifamily wood

construction design, design of mid-rise and low- rise residential and

office buildings, retail store, health care facility, school, parking

garages and warehouse buildings using steel, concrete, masonry, cold

formed steel or combination of them. Building design includes static

and dynamic finite element analysis to simulate gravity, wind and

earthquake forces from foundation to super structure.

. Designed shallow foundation and deep foundation systems including

caisson, socketed piles, timber & steel piles and pile caps & grade


. Designed several earth retaining reinforced concrete and masonry

structures and marine bulkhead using timber piles and wood lagging,

sheet piles, steel tiebacks and dead man.

. Created designs for sheeting, shoring and underpinning for several


. Successfully designed, detailed and acquired approval for demolition


. Successfully developed a tool in MS Excel to automate design

calculations, which has reduced the margin of error by 99% and manual

labor by 40%.

Project management:

Identify and develop clients, prepare proposals, provide extra work order

for additional work performed outside the contract while keeping track of

project budget, and manage project lifecycle from conception through


. Resolve clients' questions and concerns.

. Proposed innovative solutions and cost saving alternatives to meet

clients' objectives and expectations and to establish win-win


. Provided quantity take off of construction material to client to bid

the job.

. Facilitated smooth execution of projects by attending regular progress

meetings with clients and visiting construction sites. Conceptualized,

identified, and resolved field problems quickly and diplomatically

thus saving time and money for both parties.

. Coordination of Design Drawings with Client, Project Architect and

Government Agencies.

Handled submissions and approvals from the NYC Transit Authority, New York

City Department of Building and Town Building Department.

Project Engineer, ANS Consultant, South Plainfield, New Jersey, 2001-2004

Responsibilities included feasibility studies, computer analysis, ground

investigation, planning and supervision, technical reporting, material

testing, engineering design and site visits. Liaison with stakeholders,

contractors, clients, and other professional bodies and calculate quantity

take off of construction materials for projects.

. Supervised all phases of construction of public works and private

development projects.

. Inspected construction of shallow and deep foundation, coffer dam,

sheeting, shoring & underpinning, concrete and masonry retaining and

foundation walls, structure steel and it's connections and

installation, cast in place concrete slab, composite slabs and

concrete plank slab, storm drains, sewers and pipeline installations

and asphalt pavement installation.

. Inspected concrete, asphalt and precast concrete at plants to assure

that proportions of aggregates and mixing of batches conform to


Worked on projects ranging from $1M to $100M with several reputed

construction firms like Bechtel, Tishman, Bovis Lend Lease, Terminal

Construction, Skanska.

Assistant Project Manager, Bakeri Engr. & Construction Co., Ahmedabad,

Gujarat, India, 1999-2001

Supervised and assisted construction of a $25M Residential Development. As

the onsite assistant project manager, monitored and supervised all aspects

of construction project such as building construction, material supply,

labor work, payments, quantity take off and cost estimate.

. Conducted and participated in staff meetings with project members

and contractors.

. Translated architectural, structural, electrical and interior

decoration design in terms of site environment to guide the sub-


. Liaised with design teams and prepared constructability review.

. Assessed the final design prepared by the contractor.

. Observed construction security and worker safety procedures and

suggested appropriate actions.

. Ensured precise documentation and accounts at the site.

Following the 2001 earthquake in Gujarat, scrutinized structural stability

of damaged concrete and masonry structures, suggested retrofit procedures

and supervised the restoration of these buildings.

IT Skills

Drafting Software: AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit

Designing Software: StruCalc, Quick Masonry, Visual Analysis, RetainPro,

Shape Builder, Bentley Mat Foundation Design, Redi

Rock Wall Design, Quick Footing.

Scheduling Software: Primevera

Programming: C, C++

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