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Structural Engineer

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Canada
Posted:
January 12, 2017

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SIRAJ ABBASI, M.A, M.A.Sc, P.Eng, P.M.P

***-*** ****** ****** **, Calgary AB T2C 5L2

Phone: (403) *** ****

E-mail: acx89x@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

Over 19 Years of experience in the field of Civil/Structural Engineering. Key contribution in several projects that includes Planning, design, management and implementation of engineering projects to achieve project objectives with, cost effectiveness, reliability and safety.

My educational achievements include Graduate degree (Master of Applied Science (M.A.Sc)) in Civil Engineering(Structures) from University of Windsor, Canada, Graduate Degree in Economics, intense Graduate Courses (MBA Courses) in Management from Wayne State University Michigan, USA, and Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute, USA

Professionally focused, self reliant and self directed with solid problem solving skills and history of academic excellence.

Experienced in Analysis, design, and supervision of various projects of Steel, Reinforced and Prestressed concrete Structures that includes petrochemical industry related projects, Powerhouse, Dam and buildings.

Actively involved in preparing scope of work (SOW), Material Requisition (MR), MTO, Construction Work Packages (CWP) and other related documents for the projects.

Involved in preparing cost estimate for bids, proposals and develop schedule as desired by client.

Interacting with vendors and management to determine material specifications, and to ensure projects are performed to codes, standards and specifications.

Actively involved in technical bid evaluation of the contractors and provided recommendation and negotiated with the contractor on behalf of client.

Working knowledge of Dam safety and applicable regulations, codes and standards.

Conversant with current design codes and standards: ACI 318R, CSA-A23.1-A23.3, ASTM/A307, CSA-S16-01, International Building Code, National Building Code, Uniform Building Code, and International Building code.

Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Practical, Creative and always open for new challenges and additional responsibilities.

Strong commitment to cooperative teamwork and ability to handle tough schedules.

Strong oral and written communication skills that includes excellent report writing skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1. Position Senior Civil/Structural Engineer & Lead (December 2011 – to-Dec 2015)

Employer JACOBS ENGINEERING, CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA

NEXEN LLSW STANDARD WELLPAD PROJECT (SWP) AND BASE PLAT SUSTAINING PROGRAM

Responsibilities

Involved in the EDS and detailed Engineering Design for Standard WellPad Project.

Provided input in preparing deliverable list and Project Execution plan for Standard WellPad

Actively involved in review and checking of piling, foundation and Structural Steel Design.

Checked Engineering work packages(EWPs) and Construction work packages(CWPs)

Actively involved in the variety of activities of Retrofit for wellpad projects. Those activities includes assessing structural stability of existing structures for additional loads, and provided appropriate solution based on client requirements and associated budgetary constraints.

Review schedule and attended every day business meetings.

SIRAJ ABBASI, M.A, M.A.Sc, P.Eng, P.M.P

HUSKY SUNRISE PHASE-1 MAINTENANCE PROJECT, HUSKY ENENRGY

Job Responsibilities

Responsible to prepare civil/structural scope of work, list of deliverable and providing man-hours estimate.

Reviewed Design of additional pump foundations and extension of building and its foundation.

Frequently visited site to assess stability of structures, maintenance work required, and provided recommendation with special consideration of cost optimization and ease of construction.

Actively provided directions to the site during construction for maintenance projects.

Responsible for checking Engineering work packages (EWPs) and Construction work packages (CWPs) and Material requisition (MR) for Structural Steel.

Responsible to prepare discipline progress report for project management team and provided input on high level schedule.

Hanging stone Phase 1, Athabasca Oil Corporation

Athabasca Oil Corporation Hangingstone facility will be built phases to achieve a total production capacity of 117,000 BPCD. The plant consists of roads, pipe rack modules, process modules, modular and field erected buildings, tanks, storm water management ponds and lay down areas.

Job Responsibilities

Involved in the FEED and detailed Engineering Design and successfully finished the project.

Involved in the preparation of grading plan and drainage design (ditches, culverts, sewer and ponds).

Responsible to assess and interpret geotechnical work done by subcontractors and provided recommendations, while assessing geotechnical parameters, for design of foundations, stability of slopes.

Supervised, mentored and delegated work to other civil/structural engineers within team

Develop civil/structural scope of work and deliverable lists

Involved in the preparation of project schedule, manpower plan, budget, and quality plan.

Review/Checking of MTOs, cost estimates, tender documentation process, tender evaluation

Review specifications and Standards used for the project and supervised work done by third party contractors.

Review/Checking of Engineering Calculations, done by other Engineers, for a variety of steel and concrete structures that includes Tanks, Vessel, stack and pump foundations, building foundations, pipe rack modules and process modules.

Responsible for producing weekly and monthly progress report

Suncor Waste Water Treatment Project

Involved in Design, Checking/Reviewing Steel and Concrete Structures that included Pipe Racks, equipment foundations and Platforms.

Assisted in planning and schedule and conducted site visits as per requirements.

Involved in grading plan, and design of containment walls/Dyke walls and tank pads.

Shell Carmon Creek Project

Actively involved in the design review of complex TIE-INS for structural steel design

Actively involved in reviewing EWPs, Checking structural steel and piling drawings

SIRAJ ABBASI, M.A, M.A.Sc, P.Eng, P.M.P

2. Position Lead Civil/ Structural Engineer (November 2008 to November 2011)

Employer Worley Parson, Kuwait

Major Project Wara Pressure Maintenance Project (WPMP Project)

WPMP has provision to inject 1000,000 BWPD of treated produced water in 220 injection wells throughout the Burgan field. Civil/Structural scope includes Pipe racks, Tank foundations, Pump foundation, equipment foundations, Substation building, Control room building, Shelters, Bund walls etc.

Major Project: - Booster Station-160 (BS-160)

BS-160 consists of two identical trains with provision of third train. Each train consists of a single stage LP and HP centrifugal compression system, and gas dehydration system.

Job Responsibilities

Directed activities to ensure that Design, construction, and installation conform to functional specifications, recognized codes and KOC standards, and requirements.

Actively involved in preparation of Geotechnical scope of work on behalf of client.

Maintains effective communication with the contractor, project team members and with the customer.

Reviewed design calculations, provided by EPC contractor, for Pipe Racks, Pump foundations, equipment and Tank Foundations, Shelters, stick built, anchor bolt, base plates and connection designs, Substation and Control room buildings.

Ensure technical integrity of deliverables through the implementation of checking and design review activities

Manage interface within the discipline, with the other disciplines and third parties contractors

Support the Project Manager in multi discipline issues

Progress reporting of discipline deliverables and identified opportunity for innovation and safety in design

Resolution of discipline technical issues

Interfacing with the procurement and construction team

3. Position Senior Civil/Structural Engineer (January 2006 – Nov 2008)

Employer JACOBS ENGINEERING, CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA

Major Project: - Heartland Upgrader Project BA Energy

Phase I of the Heartland Upgrader will process 77,500 barrels per day of bitumen blend from Alberta's oil sands. The Heartland Upgrader’s estimated cost is more than 1 billion dollars.

Job Responsibilities

Structural Design and Analysis of Pipe Rack modules and equipment structures.

Design of Pile foundations and Pile Caps for a variety of Pipe rack Modules, Stick built steel structures, pump and other equipment structures

Involved in the design of Oily Water Sewer System based on hydraulic data.

Worked on Analysis and Design of Base Plates for the Columns and, design of Anchor Bolts.

Worked on the Design of Moment Connections and Moment Splices for Beam Columns

Reviewed the Standard Drawings for structural Steel Details, vendor Drawings and other Engineering Drawings for the Project.

Actively involved in checking Engineering Calculations of Junior/intermediate Engineers

SIRAJ ABBASI, M.A, M.A.Sc, P.Eng, P.M.P

Interacting with vendors and plant management to determine equipment specifications, qualify contractors to ensure projects are performed to specifications with the necessary permits, safely and installed to the code.

4. Position Civil/Structural Engineer (January 2005 – Dec 2005)

Employer SNC LAVALIN INC, Vancouver BC, Canada

Major Projects

1.Karebbe Hydroelectric Project (Project Estimated cost 650 million dollars)

The Karebbe project is includes construction of an 80m high roller compacted Concrete Dam

2. Brilliant Expansion Project (Project Estimated cost 500 million dollars)

The Project included construction of short intake and powerhouse.

Job Responsibilities

Involved in Structural Design and Analysis of Concrete Dam, Powerhouse.

Worked on the design of Intake Structure and Intake hoist building with complex loadings.

Involved in Design of Steel Structures, Composite Structures and design of foundations.

Coordinating with project managers, drafting staff, fabricators and other office staff for the timely completion of the project.

Review of shop drawings and other structural drawings.

Responsible for maintaining regular meetings and on-going communications on the project status with management and various disciplines involved.

Actively involved in checking Engineering Calculations.

Interacting with vendors and management to determine equipment specifications, coordinating with contractors to ensure projects are performed to specifications with the necessary permits, and installed to the code.

5. Position Civil Engineer

Employer Softcon Consultants Detroit, Michigan, USA (Oct 2001 – December 2004)

Job Responsibilities

Involved in the design of Steel Structure Frames, and buildings

Involved in the prepared inspection reports, progress reports, and contract documents

Involved in the design of Pre cast boundary wall for expansion of Detroit Airport state of Michigan.

Established and maintained Budget Tracking Reports

Tracked the field instructions and change orders for additional work

6. Position Graduate Assistant/ Teaching Assistant. (Sep. 2000 – August 2001)

Employer University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Remained Teaching Assistant for three consecutive terms. Duties included technical problem solving, conducting labs and occasionally delivering lectures to undergraduate students

SIRAJ ABBASI, M.A, M.A.Sc, P.Eng, P.M.P

7. Position Civil/Structural Engineer (Jan. 1996 to Aug. 2000)

Employer JJVL (Pvt)-Associated group Pakistan.

Major Project: liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) Plant, Jamshoro, Pakistan

Effectively involved the design and construction work of buildings associated with the plant

Involved in the foundation design of Tanks, Vessels, and Buildings.

Involved in the design of pipe racks and platform structures.

Involved in the design of floor slab and other reinforced concrete structures

Effectively involved in preparing different estimates of the project.

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EDUCATION

Graduate Courses (MBA Courses) (Part time) Jan 2004-Dec 2004

Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Master of applied Science (M.A.Sc) in Civil Engineering (Full time) Sept2000-Oct 2001

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Windsor, Canada.

Masters Degree in Economics (Part time) May 1996-Dec1998

University of Sindh Pakistan

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Full time) Dec1991-Dec 1995

Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro, Pakistan (Honors)

Graduated with Honors, awarded with certificate of Academic Excellence and Merit Scholarships.

COMPUTER SKILLS

MS Office 2000, AUTOCAD 2002, Ground water modeling system (GMS 3.1),

Analysis and Design softwares: Risa 3D, SAP 2000,S-Frame, Staad Pro, Ansys 5.6, DYNA5.

Working knowledge MS project and Prima Vera.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute, USA

Designated Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in Canada.

Member American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)

Member American Society of Civil Engineer (ASCE)

REFERENCE

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