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Engineer Design

Willis, TX
June 30, 2016

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Bhuwan Giri

Profession: Civil Engineer

Specialization: Structure

Present Responsibility Transmission Line – PLS CADD,PLS Pole Physical (Structure/Foundation) Design

Substation/ Switch Yard – Physical (Structure/Foundation) Design


Well-organized and resourceful individual with a solid academic background and over thirteen years of experience since 2000 in civil/structural engineering. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with ability to handle multiple projects while producing high quality work in a timely manner.

Design Qualifications: STADD Pro, SAP 2000 & RISA 2D for Structural modeling and analysis. L-Pile,MFAD for foundation design. PLS -CADD, POLE, TOWER, D-Calc for transmission line design. AutoCAD & microstation for graphic design/drafting support.


2015 – 2016 Saber Power Sevices

Transmission Line Engineer

2013 – 2015 MOTT MACDONALD

Transmission Line Engineer –Transmission and Distribution America

Rising Tree Wind Farm – 230kV Transmission Line – Developing PLS CADD model for proposed 230kV transmission line wind farm to SCE substation located in Kern County, California. Engaging to design transmission line, clearance, right of way, structural loading, foundation design, hardware selection, associated bill of materials and construction drawing package.

Preparing preliminary design and calculation for bidding couple nos of Transmission Line Projects. MOD Power Black Tip, Anadarko, Fowler Ridge IV are the upcoming projects for Design.

Besides transmission line projects, involved to support in design, analysis and upgrade foundation stuffs for Entergy’s substation and switch yard.

2011 – 2013 ENERCON

Transmission Line Engineer (Civil/Structural)

Florida Power, Grand River Dam Authority, Pepco Holding, American Transmission Company, Florida Public Utility, Duke/Progress Energy – Create PLS-CADD model from LiDAR surver of existing transmission line and structures to perform clearance issues based on client requirement. Prepare & develop line routing, structure selection, plan and profile drawings, hardware and conductor selection, bills of materials.

Gained experience on projects ranging from 69kV to 345kV. Experience in the design and modification of lattic tower, steel poles, wood poles, drilled pier and direct embed foundation. Responsible for all facets of transmission line design including structure loading and foundation design.

Gained experience on joint use structure for tower antenna and communication cable developing lite model. Examine health adequacy of existing wooden poles using D-Calc for woodpeckers issues.

Develop structural loading for substation equipment and physical design of rigid bus. Analysis of existing slab and pile foundation, design upgrade of substation and switchward.

2009 – 2011 VEOS

Design Engineer

Ghana Grid Co, ARK Eng. – Physical Development of plan and profile (w/ reference of power one line diagram) for substation projects. Develop general arrangement, conduit, cable, foundation plan for substation and switchyards. Analysis and design of foundation using L-Pile and spreadsheet.

Developing the ice load model for large and extra large arc formed agriculture structure, its physical model develop, structure strength analysis using RISA 2D. Assisting to generate specification and product catalog.


Substation Physical Design Engineer

American Eelectric Power, Central Maine Power, Arizona Public Services, Sunflower, Pacificorp – Engaging for develop general arrangement, conduit & cable, foundation plan for substation and switchyard. Developing structural loading for various substation equipment and strength design of rigid bus. Design, analysis, and upgrade for slab on grade and pile foundations. Development of structural performance drawing and detail design for substation supporting and deadend structures. Developing substation standard performance structures for 230 kV projects using client standards and standard codes.

2006 – 2007 AE7

Structural Designer

Embassy Suites, Virgina Beach Tower – Supporting customs homes structure design & detailing (wooden structure, concrete foundation) using Enercalc, TJ Beam, CRSI Retain. Design work of foundation, floor slab, column design & detailing for parking structure, high rise building, hotel suites. Steel structure (beam, column, connection) analysis using SAP and detail drawing preparation, BOM. Site supervision, assisting and reporting of residential building projects.

2000 – 2005 C-WID Nepal

Consulting Engineer

Kathmandu Valley Mapping Program, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Little Angles’ System – Engaging as civil engineer on multiple scopes of project. Engaged with GMI (Construction Material Industry), Little Angle’s System as a consultant for business owner, Partnership- Consulting Firm and Mapping Program. Envolved as a business owner for my own engineering firm for municipal construction and individual contract work for municipal purposes. Besides, experience on QA & QC, material research, engineering marketing on the field housing projects, estimating and evaluation for bank and business owner, surveyor, engineer for developing cadastral map. Supporting structure design, analysis, foundation, paving, parking, CAD Works, administrative and engineering management for construction projects.


MSc Civil Engineering, University of Colorado Denver, 2010

BE Civil Engineering, Tribhuvan University/nec Kathmandu Nepal 2000

Diploma Civil Engineering, Tribhuvan University/IOE Kathmandu Nepal 1995

FE (EI) CO Board-2013,

PE (Expected) 2016/17

Registered Engineer, Nepal Engineering Council 2000 (non active)

Contact Information

Bhuwan Giri

The Woodlands, TX

720-***-**** (cell)

303-***-**** (home)


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