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Engineer Civil

Aurora, Colorado, United States
November 09, 2018

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OBJECTIVE: Position as a Civil Engineer.


Over 30 years’ experience and expertise in design and analysis of civil and structural engineering. Key skills include site surveying, transportation, conceptual and detailed civil/structural design, preparation of scope of work, design criteria and project execution documents, estimating; and construction supervision.

Perform power plants, residential and commercial site feasibility studies/preliminary evaluations.

Complete site grading and drainage solutions including design and analysis of highways, roadways, pavement, culvert, storm sewer, sanitary sewer and erosion control.

Develop structural design and analysis of reinforced concrete, steel, single piles under lateral loading, retaining walls, shallow and deep foundations.

Perform water resources and drainage studies including stormwater planning, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, floodplain delineation, bridge hydraulic and scour analysis, natural channel, and pond design.

Support onsite construction and response to field inquiries regarding Requests for Information (RFI), and Design Change Orders.

Ability to use civil/structural software to keep project costs to a minimum.

Broad understanding of design standards, codes, and construction documents review.

Deliver completed projects on time within budget. COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE SKILLS

AutoCAD Civil 3D (2016)

MicroStation (V8 XM)

Bentley InRoads







Mathcad 15

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel


Senior Civil Engineer, 05/2018–10/2018, VALI COOPER INTERNATIONAL, Denver, CO

Provided civil engineering design for Fayetteville NCA, AR including site grading, design of roadways, retaining walls, storm sewer system, water conveyance facilities, and detention pond.

Provided civil design and support for the VA Denver hospital including storm sewer improvement, fencing, and preparing scope of work and specs.


Senior Civil Engineer, 05/2011–01/2018, QUANTA POWER GENERATION, Greenwood Village, CO

Made extensive contributions to multiple Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Power Plants projects. Utilizing specialized engineering tools and techniques to efficiently solve complex projects in a professional approach. Reduced the projects design and analysis time and took the responsibility of delivering the final project on time and with quality.

Provided 3D Earthwork modeling, construction staking and site layout surveys, erosion control, site grading, storm water drainage analysis, SWPPP permit, detention and retention basins seizing according to state and local design standards.

Provided transportation system designs including intersections, horizontal and vertical alignments for roadways including hydrologic and hydraulic analysis for roadways drainage and sizing culverts based on AASHTO, FHWA, county and state regulations.

Provided calculations and design for foundations for the racking systems and all equipment pads. Projects: GCL Alpaugh 785 acres, White River 177 acres, and White River West 182 acres in Tulare County, CA; Corcoran Solar 191 acres, Corcoran Solar-2 129 acres in Kings County, CA. Lead Civil Engineer, 02/2008 – 04/2010, SHAW GROUP INC., Centennial, CO

Made significant contributions to multiple, complex power generation projects for plants using gas, coal and nuclear energy.

Provided site grading, reinforced concrete retaining walls design, bridge hydraulic analysis and site drainage solutions including reports, specs and calculations.

Supported onsite construction and respond to field inquiries regarding Requests for Information (RFI) and Design Change Orders.

Interacted with clients, designers, sub-contractors, surveyors and vendors.

Identified and resolved client’s questions and concerns promptly.

Participated in weekly interdisciplinary design modal review and accordingly updated civil construction documents to assist in smooth execution of projects. Projects: Duke Energy in North Carolina; American Electric Power in Arkansas; and Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant in Texas

Project Engineer, 07/2005 – 05/2007, COLORADO CIVIL ENGINEERING, Englewood, CO

Worked on a wide variety of civil engineering projects, both residential and commercial.

Produced quality solutions that included all calculations and reports while meeting every delivery schedule.

Reviewed and approved construction documents to assure compliance with specs and government codes, policies and standards. (ADA, AASHTO, ASTM, IPC, IFC, and ACI).

Facilitated smooth execution of projects by attending regular progress meetings with clients and visiting construction sites.

Prepared cost estimates for new projects and reviewed construction plans to confirm compliance with governmental zoning ordinances.

Provided design and analysis for open channel hydraulics, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, river restoration and flood assessment and mapping.

Project Engineer, 11/2004 – 07/2005, STANTEC CONSULTING, INC., Las Vegas, NV

Reviewed roadway, parking lot, sidewalk, signing and striping construction plans to assure compliance with specs and government policies and standards (ADA, AASHTO, HCM, and MUTCD). 3

Assisted in design of drop inlet, pipe and pond storage volume sizing, as well as emergency spillway design. Civil Engineer, 11/2003 – 11/2004, CARTER & BURGESS, INC., Las Vegas, NV

Created horizontal and vertical alignments for roadways and urban highways including hydrologic and hydraulic analysis for urban highway drainage and sizing culverts based on AASHTO, FHWA, HCM, county and state regulations.

Addressed all improvement plan comments from local governing agencies to obtain approval. Project Engineer, 10/2002 – 05/2003, MMc ENGINEERING, INC., Aurora, CO

Performed traffic impact studies and capacity analyses based on Highway Capacity Manual (HCM), county and state regulations.

Provided drainage design of roadways and trails including hydrologic and hydraulic studies related to transportation, trail and bridge projects.

Provided site grading to balance soil import/export. Civil Engineer II, 06/2000 – 09/2002, MERRICK & COMPANY, Aurora, CO

Provided a wide range of civil engineering duties including private land development, public works projects design and drainage improvements.

Calculated and checked (roadway/highway) geometric and drainage computations based on CDOT, AASHTO, FHWA, HCM, county and state regulations.

Civil Engineer, 4/1999 - 6/2000, INTER-MOUNTAIN ENGINEERING Ltd., Littleton, CO

Provided engineering designs and calculations for private land development including grading, roadway, sewer, water, drainage and earthwork.

Provided transportation system designs including intersections, driveways, trial, parking lots and culverts. Design Engineer, 05/1995 – 04/1999, SGM, INC., Glenwood Springs, CO

Designed municipal, rural and private infrastructure including roadway, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and water systems; roadway design including horizontal and vertical alignments based on AASHTO, county and state regulations.

Provided design and analysis of reinforced concrete foundation and retaining wall for residential projects.


B.S. and M.S., Civil– UNIVERSITY OF KARLSRUHE, GERMANY, 1983 P.E. Civil – STATE OF COLORADO (Lic. # 36622)

P.E. Civil – STATE OF NEVADA (Lic. # 16986)

P.E. Civil – STATE OF CALIFORNIA (Lic. # 82151)

Qualified (QSD/QSP) – STATE OF CALIFORNIA (Cert # 24832) Completion of 10-hour OSHA Safety Training Class

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