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Senior Civil Structural Designer

Houston, Texas, United States
October 09, 2016

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David A. Caballero

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Houston, Texas 77024

Cell: 409-***-****


Summary: I have 10 years experience as a civil structural designer working with Autocad versions 2000 through 2013, PDS, Frameworks, Microstation J (7), Tekla Structures 15 and Navisworks Simulate. In this role I have created 3d and 2d models and drawings of petrochemical and LNG facilities. I have made FEED packages as well as a bill of materials. I also have 17 years experience as a field construction inspector working on infrastructure projects such as highways, bridges and wastewater treatment plants and city street improvements.


1999-2003 Graduate of Lamar Institute of Technology, Beaumont, TX.

The Dean’s list 2000-2001, 2001-2002, GPA 3.8

Degrees: Associate Degree in Computer Drafting Technology,

1980-1983 Graduate of Marian Christian High School, Houston, TX.

Certificate of completion of Frameworks and PDS.


May 2015 – May 2016 - Access Sciences (Halliburton) - Houston, Texas

Title: Cad Drafter.

Using Autocad 2011, converted existing drawings to Autocad and polylining floor plans of Halliburton and Baker Hughes office spaces to calculate occupied areas and common areas for real estate planning. Also uploading completed drawings into a storage system (SAP).

September 2013 - February 2015 – Cadstar International (Turn Key Specialists, Inc.) - Houston, Texas

Title: Senior Civil Structural Designer.

Using Autocad 2013 & Cadworx 2013 created 3d models and construction drawings of foundations and steel structures for natural gas plants. Some projects include: Regency G4, G8, G13 & G5. Mark West - Arrowhead, Royal Oak, Williams - Pennsylvania and Texas & White - Pennsylvania.

January 2012 - September 2013 – Entegee Technical Group (Freeman and Curiel Engineers, LLC.) - Houston, Texas

Title: Civil Structural Designer III

Using Autocad 2013 & Cadworx 2013 responsible for creating 3d models and construction drawings. Projects include: Exterran Natural Gas Plant in Edna, Texas, Diamond Offshore - Platform for rig, China, PTS-Emergency Response Modules for a FPSO in Gulf of Mexico, FJP Ovardee Natural Gas Plant in Benin City, Nigeria.

September 2010 - November 2011 - Richard Design Services - Beaumont, Texas

Title: Civil Structural Designer I

Using PDS, Frameworks & Microstation J created 3-D models of concrete foundations & steel pipe racks. Worked on Valero HCHT/SGRU for St. Charles, Louisiana and Port Arthur, Texas Plants. Using Autocad 2010 and Cadworx 2010. Worked on Valero Green Diesel Plant in Norco, Louisiana.

April 2005 - July 2010 - Chicago Bridge & Iron/Matrix Engineering - Beaumont, Texas

Title: Cad Technician II, Civil Structural Department.

With limited supervision and using Autocad 2004 through 2010 created 3-D models of piles, concrete foundations and structural steel for pipe racks, platforms, ladders and stairs. I have also worked on feed packages and material take off packages to aid in the process of placing bids on proposed contracts. Using PDS, Frameworks and Microsatation J worked on GPLNG-Sabine Pass, Texas. New construction of an LNG Unloading Terminal and Re-gasification Unit. Using Tekla Structures 15 worked on a new Hydrocracker Unit for Hunt Oil in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Also an oily sands extraction plant - Kearl Oil Sands in Fort Saskatchewan, Canada.

April 1995 - April 2005 - Texas Department of Transportation - Port Arthur, Texas

Title: Engineering Technician 4, Engineering Department

Quality Assurance/Quality Control of all phases of construction of state highways and bridges including inspections, tests and documentation of project records. Some being the widening of FM 364 from Gladys Dr. to SH 105 which included a small bridge over The Lower Neches Valley Authority Canal, the widening of SH 105 from Keith Harrow Rd. to Pine Island Bayou, including 2 bridges over Pine Island Bayou, the addition of shoulders to SH 124 from FM 365 to SH 73, the addition of eastbound lanes of SH 73 from I-10 to Taylor’s Bayou. This project had 5 major bridges on it. And more recently, a concrete overpass as well as frontage roads at the intersection of FM 365 and SH 347 and currently, the addition of frontage roads on US 69 between Beauxart Garden Rd. and SH 347. This project includes 2 new bridges as well as the widening of 2 existing bridges over Rhodair Gully. There were also 3 new retaining walls being installed, with 3 turnaround lanes.

Certifications: NICET (National Institute for the Certification of Engineering Technologies) level 2, soils, concrete, and asphalt, hazardous materials awareness program, bridge construction inspection, nuclear moisture/density gauge, American Red Cross safety aid certification.

April 1989 – April 1995 - Professional Service Industries, Inc. - Houston, Texas

Title: Field Technician.

Performed all necessary tests and inspections for concrete, asphalt and soils on various construction projects. Some of them were: various City of Houston wastewater improvement projects, rebar inspection, concrete and asphalt inspections for street widening projects Some other projects were the rebuild project of Phillips 66 in Pasadena, improvements to Oxychem, Occidental, Exxon Baytown Olefins, Chevron Terminal in Mount Belvieu and the new construction of Chevron Chemicals in Cedar Bayou (Twin reactor polyethylene plant, Mont Belvieu, TX.) Also some Harris County Engineer’s projects were several small bridges throughout the city and the additional exhibition halls to the Astrohall / Astroarena.

April 1988 – April 1989 - Dannenbaum Engineering – Austin, Texas

Title: Field Construction Inspector

Wastewater treatment tunnel project

Quality Control for plans and specifications in the construction of an 8.5 mi. wastewater tunnel, inspections of mining, concrete and soils. Specifically, performed pre-pour inspections of rebar and formwork for placement of concrete in the tunnel liner (1’ thick and 10’ diameter), as well as monitoring the grouting between the liner and rock. Also, monitored the concrete pumping down to the tunnel formwork from up top. Inspected the rock for fissures and cracks behind the mining operations. Also, once the concrete and grouting had been completed, monitored the backfilling procedures of the access shafts.

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