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M.Eng. in Civil Engineering. Civil Engineer.

Girona, CT, Spain
January 31, 2017

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Skype carlos.lores.catalan

Gender Male Date of birth 1 August 1958 Nationality Spanish JOB APPLIED FOR Civil Engineer. Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos Experienced in the construction, design and project evaluation of civil engineering construc- tions, such as highways and roads, railway tracks, bridges, structures, hydraulic, coastal, buildings, facilities and urban projects.


Feb. 2015 – Present Independent Consultant

Sector Civil Engineering, Consultancy and Design. Data Mining and Data Analytics Consultancy Jan. 2011 – Jan. 2015 Senior Technical Director of Railroad Project FCC Construcción SA and ETRHB Groupement. Algeria Project and Construction of the 185 km Relizane-Tiaret-Tissemsilt single-track railway in Algeria Client: National Agency of Studies of Railroad Investment Implementation (ANESRIF) Ministry of Transport, People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria Responsibilities:

– Preliminary studies, analysis and evaluation of design alternatives

– Design of the geological and geotechnical campaign and monitoring

– Establishment of design standards: Eurocodes, RPOA 2008 Algerian seismic regulations and Inter- national Union of Railways (UIC) codes

– Coordination of numerous subcontract companies involved in the engineering design facets of map- ping, earthworks, blanket layers, drainage, structures, bridges, viaducts, tunnels, passenger sta- tions, rail and track equipment, electrification, signaling and telecommunications

– Documentation and review of execution dossiers covering the project facets

– Presentation of the execution dossiers to ANESRIF for approval

– Implementation procedures of Quality Assurance and Environment

– Establishment of material quality requisites in accordance with the contract

– Overall project cost control

Sector Civil Engineering, Design and Construction. Project Budget: 939 million euros Jan. 2003 – Dec. 2010 Head of Department of Civil Engineering. Project Manager Servià-Cantó SA and Moviterra SA, acquired by FCC Construction SA in December 2002 Manager and Director of Works of numerous projects in Catalonia, Spain, including:

– Highways, roads, bridges, structures and tunnels

– Canals and river channeling

– Commercial and recreational ports

– Buildings, facilities, car parks and general urban works Sector Civil Engineering, Construction and Design. Project Budget: 135 million euros Mar. 1982 – Dec. 2002 Civil Engineer Project Manager Servià-Cantó SA and Moviterra SA, Girona, Spain

Hired directly after graduation from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, U.P.C. Barcelona, Spain Civil Engineer participating in numerous projects throughout northern Spain and involved with:

– Construction and management of works: highways and roads, bridges, tunnels, earth works, open- cast coal mines, river channeling and general urban works

– Project engineering study, budget analysis, and design a number of highways and bridges’ con- struction Projects

Sector Civil Engineering, Construction and Design. Project Budget: 70 million euros Page 1 / 3

Curriculum vitae Carlos Lores Catalán


1975–1980 Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos

M.Eng. in Civil Engineering

Specialized in Foundations and Structures EQF level 7 E.T.S. de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. U.P.C. Barcelona . Spain 1981–2016 Additional training in:

Structures of reinforced and prestressed concrete, steel structures, bridges, roads, railways, tunnels, hydraulic and maritime works, building structures, urban facilities and management. Data Mining and Data Analytics

– Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. U.P.C. Barcelona, Spain

– National Distance Education University. U.N.E.D. Madrid, Spain

– Instituto Técnico de Materiales y Construcciones. Intemac. Madrid

– In-Service Training Courses by the company FCC Construcción, S.A.

– Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos. Madrid - Barcelona. Spain

[Professional Association of Civil Engineers in Spain]

– Massive Online Open Courses. MOOCs of different Universities 1993–1995 Master’s Degree in Construction Company Management Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. U.P.C. Barcelona. Spain 1996–1997 Theory and Application of Finite Elements Methods National Distance Education University. U.N.E.D. Madrid, Spain 2002–2004 Numerical Methods for Engineering Calculation and Design International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering, CIMNE, U.P.C. Barcelona. Spain 2005–2006 Metallic Structures Manufacture, Inspection, Control and Pathology. Eurocode 3

National Distance Education University. U.N.E.D. Madrid, Spain 2007–2008 Advanced Railway Engineering

National Distance Education University. U.N.E.D. Madrid, Spain 2010–2014 Master’s Degree in Astronomy and Astrophysics Universidad Internacional Valenciana. V.I.U. Valencia, Spain PERSONAL SKILLS

Mother tongue Spanish and Catalan


Listening Reading Spoken interaction Spoken production English C1.1 C1.1 C1.1 C1.1 C1.1

E.O.I. Girona (B1), Universitat de Girona (B2), Universitat de Girona (C1.1) French B2.1 B2.1 B2.1 B2.1 B2.1

Levels: A1/A2: Basic user – B1/B2: Independent user – C1/C2: Proficient user Common European Framework of Reference (CEF) level Page 2 / 3

Curriculum vitae Carlos Lores Catalán

Communication skills – Competent in teaching and knowledge transfer, and good communication skills gained through my work experience

– Completed teacher training courses ’Structures of civil engineering for Technicians’ and ’Structures for Managers’ as part of FCC Construcción SA continuing education program (2005 to 2011)

– Lecturer on astronomy and astrophysics topics

– Participated as an educator of astronomy and night sky position of the constellations, stars, planets and deep-sky objects. ( Organisational / managerial


– Organization, planning, and leadership skills acquired by managing a large number of civil engi- neering contracts at well-known construction companies

– Able to motivate teams effectively to implement projects, tenders and contracts, and fulfill them according to contract and schedule

– Predisposition for negotiation and ability to achieve optimization of resources

– Management training: Master of Management and Organization of Construction Companies. U.P.C. Project Management Exam Preparation, Project Management Professional course (PMP) Job-related skills – Extensive knowledge and experience in the contractual, development, and execution phases of large and small civil works projects

Computer skills – Microsoft Office Suite including Project and all standard productivity programs

– FCC Construcción management software Economic Planning Planeco and Economic Information System, SIE

– AutoCad and DraftSight design programs

– Advanced skills in calculation using the finite element method (FEM) with Ansys 5.0.

[Advanced course in Theory and Practical Application of FEM (UNED)]

– Advanced skills in calculation using Ramshell and GiD (FEM)

[Master of Numerical Methods Applied to Engineering, CIMNE, U.P.C. Barcelona, Spain]

– FEM structural calculation software SAP2000 v15 and SAP2000 v17

– Software to calculate matrix structures such as articulated, reticulated and gratings

– Knowledge of software for calculating and verifying structural concrete and steel sections

– Calculation, design and installation of reinforced concrete pipes (ATHA) including French equivalent based on Fascicle 70 CERIB

– Geotechnical software for testing soil slope stability, GeoSlope and Slice, rock mechanics, Plane Failure Analysis Module software and Roc Science, and stereographic projection, Stereonet and Dips.

– Knowledge of hydraulic modeling software gradually varied flow and uniform flow, HEC-RAS 5.0 and Flow Master, culvert design HY-8 Culvert Hydraulic Analysis Program (Federal Highway Ad- ministration, FHWA) and other codes for hydraulic calculation of cross drainage works

– Software application for the design of three-dimensional linear works over digital terrain modeling

– Knowledge of mathematical, statistical and data mining software: Mathematica, Maple, MathCad, GeoGebra, Weka, Moa, R and R-Studio

– Knowledge of programming languages Fortran-77, Basic and R

– Knowledge of LATEX

– Accreditation of Competence in information and communications technology Open University of Catalonia. U.O.C. and Generalitat de Catalunya

– Planetariums, software of Astronomy and Astrophysics’ Images analysis Driving licence A, B


Publications –

– Sorramolls 2015 []

Projects – SISMORTT Project: Solutions for safety and stability for linear rail works in areas of seismic risk

– Jetty Project: The purpose of the project is to develop a new type of vertical partially submerged dike, located in front of an existing dike structure, which is able to reduce the magnitude of the incident wave and thus solve current problems in sea ports Memberships – Registered Member of the Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos

"Spanish Council of Civil Engineers (MEng)"

(Registration number: 7004 - Registration Date: 23/03/1981) Page 3 / 3

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