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Civil Engineering Engineer

Location:
Tyler, Texas, United States
Posted:
January 27, 2018

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Kourtney Davis

*** ****** *****

Tyler, TX *****

Cell #: 903-***-****

E-mail: ac37xt@r.postjobfree.com

Transportation Engineer

Dedicated ~ Articulate ~ Energetic ~ Forward Thinking

Seeking a full time position in the field of Civil Engineering to achieve an enriching career at a well established and managed company.

Education

Masters of Science in Civil Engineering – Transportation and Hydraulics

Bachelors of Science – Civil Engineering

University of Texas at Tyler – Tyler, Texas

Software

Proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite; High Confidence: Microstation, Geopak

Skills

Management and organization; Interpersonal and determined; Team oriented; Result driven; Quality focused

Engineer-in-Training Certification by TBPE, No. 44979

Experience

Texas Department of Transportation – Abilene District

August 2015-October 2016

Engineering Assistant

Work alongside PEs and EITs in the TP&D Department at the Abilene District Headquarters Office. Work with the District Bridge Manager inspecting bridges for spall, deck and joint repair; and creating plan sets for contracts of reviewed bridges. Review plans sets, schematics, documents, etc. as well as compile traffic analysis requests. Project utility coordination and project location discussions. Create tabloids for public meetings and community outreach. Create conceptual and project schematics to use during public meetings and future project discussions. Off-system bridge replacement discussions and initial redesign. Initial discussions and meeting preparation for IH 20 Safety Study within Abilene District boundaries. Managed several projects working directly with consultants within each project capacity. Completion of many trainings to further knowledge and career base. Enjoy field visits as well as field work.

LJA Engineering, Inc.

January 2013-June 2015

Graduate Engineer

Assisting in transportation projects for Cities, Counties, and TXDOT throughout the state as well as the Harris County Toll Road Authority. Projects contributed to include: I-35 & I-410, Hardy Tollway & Grand Parkway, Westheimer Road, and many others. Working alongside Professional Engineers to layout and design schematic and PS&E projects, submitting completed schematic plots and full plan sets. Utilized Microstation to create a variety of sheets, including: title/cover; summaries; overall layouts; roadway plan and profile; traffic control; standards; details; SW3P; and bid sheets. Calculated plan set quantities using Microstation as well as by hand, and created quantity spreadsheets. Have worked with the FAA for design criteria for high mast illumination. Have coordinated with and directed other EIT’s and interns to complete projects.

The University of Texas at Tyler, Dr. Peter Rogers

August – December 2010

August – December 2009

Teaching Assistant – Dr. Peter Rogers

Assisted with Geomatics teaching, grading assignments and assisting in the survey laboratory. Acted as both a Peer Counselor and Tutor to the students.

The University of Texas at Tyler, Dr. Wei Fan

August – December 2009

Graduate Research Assistant – Dr. Wei Fan

Edited research papers and accomplished significant background research for Dr. Fan, including researching the history of the VISSIM transportation optimization software. Generated reports and summaries for Dr. Fan’s use.

The University of Texas at Tyler, Dr. Wei Fan

August 2007 – May 2008

Undergraduate Research Assistant – Dr. Wei Fan

Conducted a two-semester investigation into toll roads and congestion pricing to determine how to best utilize Loop 49 around Tyler. Personally selected by Dr. Fan to deliver the finds in front of the Transportation Research Board’s Regional Conference in 2008, a rare honor for an undergraduate.

Texas Department of Transportation, Mineola Area Office

May 16, 2008 – August 15, 2008

Engineering Technician IV – Summer Internship

Important crew member sealing and striping portions around Tyler District. Ensured that Hotmix and Sealcoat treatments were applied correctly and that timetables were met. Time was also spent testing in the soil/concrete testing lab.

Texas Department of Transportation, Tyler District Office

June 1, 2006 – August 15, 2006

Engineering Technician II – Summer Internship

Provided design assistance for numerous projects throughout the district, ranging from designing new street signs to a complete analysis of ADA Ramp locations.

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