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Engineer Engineering

Falls Church, VA
January 31, 2019

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AMIR SEPANTAIE Cell: 571-***-****


Highly credentialed engineer with more than 15 years of experience. Areas of expertise include structural engineering, power systems, facilities and construction Qualifications include:

Extensive theoretical and technical knowledge.

Experienced at directing, supporting and interfacing with multiple levels of government in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.

Experienced leading a multidisciplinary team of electrical, mechanical and civil engineers.

Familiarity with inner-workings of Department of Defense engineering procedures and policies and understanding of IPT organizations and Safety Management Systems.

Subject matter export in technologies associated with the defeat of WMD targets.

Familiarity with conventional munitions as applied to above and below ground facilities.

Direct experience supporting engineering, threat analysis and vulnerability assessments of WMD-related facilities, processes and infrastructure.

Integrate DTRA, Intelligence Community and other expertise in a multi-disciplined effort to address adversary WMD and Hard and Deeply Buried Targets developments.

Expertise in Blast Analysis and US Army Technical Manuals, Navy NAVFAC, Air Force Manual AFM, VAPO, IMEA, CEDAW, CONWEP and FAA Standards and Specifications, NEC, IEEE, UFC, FEMA Guidelines, EPA, ANSI, AISC, ACI, ASTM, OSHA, UBC, IBC, NFPA and NRC regulatory guides.

Security Clearance: Active DoD Top Secret Clearance/SCI with CI poly

Technical & Computer Skills

Technical Software: MATLAB, FORTRAN, ArcGIS, ArcMAP, AutoCAD 12, Excel

Remote View Pro

Other: SAP, STRUDL, FEM, Microsoft Office Suite, Building Life-Cycle Cost 4

Education & Credentials

M.S., Electrical Engineering, Catholic University of America

M.S., Structural Engineering, Catholic University of America

B.S., Civil/Structural Engineering, University of Mississippi

Professional Engineer, States of Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C. and California

Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) - CompTIA

Professional Experience

AED, Inc. (Chief Engineer) 2017 – Present

Leading a multidisciplinary team of electrical, mechanical and civil engineers with working knowledge of related facility engineering disciplines.

Provide facility programming, project planning and project scheduling.

Provide professional services including preparation and negotiation of A&E fees.

Provide construction management, construction cost estimating and prepare proposals.

Expert knowledge of related policies, procedures, and standards.

Provided feasibility analysis of potential development concerns.

Provide structural design advice and assistance regarding site selection, design, drawings, and specifications for overseas facilities for which the State Department is responsible (including embassies, consulates, senior officers’ residences, staff quarters, and special use structures) whether owned, leased, renovated or newly constructed projects.

Provide a wide range of professional structural engineering services and technical consultation for the delivery of safe, secure, and fully functional facilities at overseas diplomatic posts throughout the world.

Apply accepted conventional design methods and solutions.

Apply the latest design methodologies and theories to novel problem solving situations not readily resolved through accepted conventional methods.

Contribute and affect the content, interpretation, or development of design policies concerning varied design and construction projects.

Mastery of theories, principles, practices, and methodologies of civil (structural/seismic/geotechnical) engineering, including applicable engineering codes and consumer statutes and regulations.

Working knowledge of related building engineering disciplines, including civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical.

ARA, Inc. (Structural Engineer) 2015 – 2017

Provide advisory to DTRA as a member of DTRA’s Reach back team.

Use exploitation products, intelligence resources and engineering expertise to produce intelligence to characterize selected facilities for DIA/CWAC.

Provide modeling of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) for target nomination and overall emergency response using VAPO, CEDAW, CONWEP, HPAC, etc.

Conduct analysis for all suspected WMD facilities in support of DTRA, CoCom, Joint Staff, DIA (CPT), STRATCOM (SCC), and National Command Authority.

Engility Corp (Formerly L3 Communications) (Senior Engineer) 2012 – 2015

Provide advisory to DTRA as a member of DTRA’s Reach back team.

Provide modeling of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) for target nomination and overall emergency response using IMEA, VAPO, HPAC, CEDAW, CONWEP, etc.

Conduct analysis for all suspected WMD facilities in support of DTRA, CoCom, Joint Staff, DIA (CPT), STRATCOM (SCC), and National Command Authority.

Interaction with DIA, NRO, Space command 7th AF for technical data (Satellite input).

Instructor for DTRA software to the various government agencies.

TASC, Inc. (Formerly Northrop Grumman) (Engineer V) 2007 – 2011

Perform advisory and assistance services in support of the Weapons Effects and Planning Tools R&D Branch CXSS of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA).

Perform advisory and assistance services in support of Battle Space Awareness Branch CXSD Global Strike (GS) program of the (DTRA).

Provide technical and programmatic support to DTRA in the development of structural dynamics Modeling and Simulation tools for assessing the effects of weapon/structure interactions.

Familiar with explosive effects, military weapons testing, scientific program development, planning, and programming.

SAIC, Inc. (Engineering Lead) 2004 – 2007

Provided quality program management and technical engineering including program planning, investment analysis, schedule development, budgetary and planning management, transition planning and engineering solutions.

Provided leadership to a multidisciplinary team. Reviewed calculations, drawings and specifications for the new TRACON facilities and air traffic control towers nationwide.

Supported the seismic safety program by review/analysis of the structural evaluation calculations and recommendations in the Terminal Facilities, Tower and TRACON nationwide using FEMA guidelines.

Unitech (Senior Engineer) 1999 – 2004

Supported the FAA ATB 300 organization, NAS Transition and Implementation Directorate, Terminal Facilities Division.

Provided seismic structural analysis and recommendations in the Terminal Facilities, Tower and TRACON. Technical review and analysis of Blast Analysis and recommendations for blast hardening of the terminal facilities and control towers.

Program management of large facilities for Reliability/ Maintainability/Availability (RMA) analysis of distribution systems for Large Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facilities.

Implementation of Critical Redundant Power Distribution System (CRPDS), Dual Redundant Power Distribution System (DRPDS) and Radial Critical Power Distribution System (RCPDS).

Implementation of Power Monitoring & Control System (PMCS) and power requirements for various types of Airport Surveillance Radar (including DASR 11), as well as Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS) in support of National Air Space (NAS) Infrastructure Management Systems (NIMS).

TRW (Senior Engineer) 1995 – 1999

Supported the AUA 230 organization with the long range radar ARSR Integrated Product Team (IPT) for deployment & implementation of En Route Air Traffic Control (ATC) automation products.

Supported the AND 140 organization with Facility/Power Systems Product Teams, in facilities system engineering and integration management in support of NAS Infrastructure Management System (NIMS).

Mitigated solutions associated with the expansion of the Air Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) facilities in twenty-three different facilities nationwide.

Recommended actions for resolving issues either with the existing building or the new facilities by developing field plans, contract documentation review, monitor site activation activities.

City of Falls Church (Assistant Director/Sr. Engineer of Public Utilities)1993 – 1994

perform Planning and coordination of Public Utilities Division and Operations & Maintenance with $12M annual operating budget for four tanks and seven pumping stations and staff of 40.

Responsible for managing Capital Improvement Projects with consulting firms.

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