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Construction Engineer

Brooklyn, New York, 11209, United States
March 26, 2011

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Santhrupth Mathikere Somasekhar

*** **** ******, ******** **-11220

(347) ***-****,

Highly motivated, hard working, and enthusiastic individual with 2 years of

experience in residential and public works projects. Knowledge of

principles, practices, techniques used in civil engineering and surveying.

Knowledge of construction materials testing in the field and Laboratory.

Great knowledge of computer aided drafting concepts and techniques. Sound

ability to interpret drawings, graphs, charts and maps. Proven ability to

complete projects according to specifications, on time and within budget.

Easily adaptable to change, with an eagerness towards learning and

expanding capabilities.

Core Competencies:

. Estimating & Job Costing

. Construction Management

. Construction Planning & Scheduling

. Building Information Modeling

. Organizational skills

. Vendor & Materials Management

. Contracts & Specifications

. Site Safety Management


Master of Science, Construction Management (GPA: 3.7)

(Sep'08 - May'10)

Polytechnic Institute of NYU - New York, NY

Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering

(Sep'03 - Jun'07)

R V College Of Engineering - Bangalore, India


Auto-CAD Pertmaster


Revit Architecture P6

MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Revit MEP Navisworks


Department of Public Works, City of Mount Vernon, NY

(Aug'10 - Dec'10)

Engineering Aide

Description: The Department of Public Works is responsible for the physical

upkeep and maintenance of all properties and roadways belonging to the City

of Mount Vernon. The department has the additional responsibility of

maintaining all services relating to sewers, stormwater management,

sanitation, highway maintenance, sidewalks, street lighting, parks and

traffic signalization. There are approximately ninety-six (96) miles of

local highway, one hundred eighty (180) miles of sidewalk and fifteen (15)

bridges that are maintained in the City of Mount Vernon. The department

also oversees the construction, alteration, repair and maintenance of

bridges belong to the city.


. Take off quantities for road resurfacing and utilities involved. Estimate

cost for assisting team in preparation of budget proposals.

. Review standard specifications and drawings to identify the items

involved in replacement of old catch basins within the city.

. Preliminary engineering experience including stormwater drains and sewer


. Oversee sidewalk construction to ensure compliance with the code of city

of Mount Vernon.

. Review engineering reports and drawings submitted by consultants and

contractors to develop an understanding of various projects within the


. Coordination of work with city consultants, contractors and other


Greenlight Innovations

(Jun'10 - Aug'10)

Construction Engineer

Description: Greenlight Innovations is a non-profit organization at NYU

Polytechnic Institute. The project was to support the construction of

sustainable low cost earthquake resistant houses in Leogane, Haiti with the

use of light-weight foam concrete.


. Build quarter scale model for shake table testing.

. Site supervision of light-weight concrete homes.

Polytechnic Institute of NYU

(Feb'09 - May'10)

Graduate Assistant - Under Prof. Lawrence Chiarelli


. Assisted professor in class - Building Structural Systems.

. Developed 3D models for various projects using Revit Architecture.

IDEB Projects Private LTD, Bangalore, India

(Jul'07 - Jul'08)

Graduate Engineer Technical (Field Engineer)

Description: IDEB Projects Private Limited is a construction company that

focuses on residential, commercial, hospitality and infrastructure projects

in India. It provides construction services in areas of roads, bridges,

high rise buildings, mass housing, airports and metro rail.

Worked on the project - Springville has thoughtfully planned English style

designing. 65 houses, with comfort zones ranging from 2550 sq. ft. to 2930

sq. ft., spread over ground + 1 1/2 floors with private terrace garden,

generous greenery, fresh air and ample space all around


. Set out, leveled and surveyed sites.

. Checked plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.

. Supervised construction work for a residential block comprising of 14


. Planned schedules for the work to be carried out at the site with the

objective of meeting deadlines.

. Coordinated with the external agencies, product suppliers and material

delivery to synchronize with the project.

. Involved thorough assessment of the blueprints with intent to coordinate

and supervise the tasks carried out by workers of various trades.

. Periodically estimated the quantity of work completed and computed the

cost that was incurred for labor and material involved.

. Documented and maintained the records for all of the above.


. SMEF III (Systems Management Engineering Facility III) - BIM Case Study

(Fall 2009)

Developed a Building Information Model using Revit Architecture, P6 and

Navisworks to virtually visualize building components, simulate

construction sequences, resource allocation and other disciplines of

construction process for SMEF III - A three storey steel framed masonry

building with a floor area of approximately 100,000 square feet.

. Project Management

(Spring 2009)

Prepared a project management services proposal for construction of

additional facilities to a nursing home. Carried out PLA feasibility

studies with estimates, schedules, safety plan, procurement and logistics

plan for project controls.

. Site Safety Project

(Fall 2008)

Developed a site safety logistics plan, safety log and a detailed report

for a 30 storey building in accordance with the regulations of New York

City - Department of Buildings and OSHA

. J B White Memorial Bridge - Estimation Project

(Fall 2008)

Reviewed plans and specifications to determine the take off quantities

and estimate the cost of construction of a minor bridge in Albany, NY


40 Hr OSHA Site Safety Manager Course

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