Wilson dos Santos
Luanda - Angola
A resourceful focused and determined CAD Technician who has considerable experience of working in the Oil & Gas and construction industry, designing equipment such as mechanical and subsea equipment, structural members and new buildings, restoring and conserving old buildings and developing new ways of using existing buildings. Possessing an excellent communication, organization and coordination skill. He has excellent knowledge of engineering and architectural design process and drawing interpretation. Looking for a suitable position with a company that has an enviable reputation for imaginative, high-quality designs, where the work is always varied, exciting & challenging.
Jun 2012 - Present Oceaneering, Oilfield Project Group
Responsible for developing and prepare engineering drawings from preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specifications sheets, plans, and diagrams. Ensuring that all design and drafting work is carried out in accordance with statutory requirements, laws, specifications, rules, regulations and other contractual requirements.
Operate CAD software, such as AutoCAD and Solidworks to produce 2D and 3D drawings with detail.
Create detailed drawings for structural design concepts.
Create detailed drawings for subsea structures.
Produce storyboard drawings for load-out and installation of subsea structures.
Perform basic structural analysis & calculation for structural members
Provide technical advice & assistance to the team in the field.
Liaising with the engineer for the project undertaken.
Feb 2008 – Present WCS Civil Construction and Architecture
Structural CAD Technician
Prepare plans for commercial buildings, foundations, property surveyors, roadways, piers, bulkheads, and private property using CAD software. Create drawings with highly detailed views consisting of concrete footings, piles, underpinning, piers, steel beams, and rebar. Produce architectural design concept based on client requirements, follow up the construction process until final commissioning.
Assuring that all technical solutions are viable and best practice.
Identifying and assessing a customer s full requirements.
Preparing drawings, plans, and documents for statutory approvals.
Liaising with clients and partners.
Specifying the nature and quality of any building materials required.
Visiting the construction site to check on progress and ensure that the project is running on time and to budget.
Co-ordinating the work of contractors.
Preparing and presenting design proposals to clients.
Report problems and deficiencies in design and brief.
Itemising all structural component and material for all fabrication work.
Ensure that drawing takes full regard of entire health and safety requirements.
Prepare bill of materials and preliminary cost.
Key Skills & Software Experience
Oil & Gas Industry
Engineering design principles
2D & 3D drawings
AutoCAD 2D & 3D
2014 – Present Bircham International University (Online)
Degree in Civil Engineering
2005 - 2008 Impal Technical High School
High School Diploma in Civil Construction
Disciplines: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Drafting and IT.
Certificate in Welding Symbols
Certificate in Oceaneering Umbilical Solutions training
Certificate in Oceaneering Subsea Jumpers for Pipeline Connections training
Certificate in SolidWorks Essential, USA
Certificate in SolidWorks Weldment, USA
Certificate in Rigger Safety Training, USA
Certificate in AutoCAD
Helicopter Underwater Escape Training
Subsea world news
References are available on request.