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Civil Engineer Engineering

Pittsburgh, PA
October 28, 2019

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Paul E Sartory, MS, EIT

**** ****** ***, ********** **, 15216

Phone: 412-***-****, Email:


* ***** ** ********* / ********* Experience with 2 Years Related to Water / Wastewater

(Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering with Concentration in Water Resources - 3.80 GPA)


Sigma Associates Inc. – Pittsburgh, PA 03/26/2018 to Present

Civil Engineer Associate – Water/Wastewater

Assisted Wade Trim team with the preliminary design of ALCOSAN CSO tunnel project with CSO conveyance & storage. Project consisted of combined sewer separation, drop shaft alternatives evaluation & design, hydraulic analysis, alternative evaluations & risk analysis, real estate costing for property acquisition, scoring criteria evaluation for environmental impacts, Property Easements and Acquisition, Data input for Location of Utilities from PA One Call. Utilized Arc GIS, Bluebeam Revu, Autodesk Storm & Sanitary Design, Google Earth, and Excel Spreadsheets.

Widmer Engineering – Connellsville, PA 02/27/2017 to 03/23/2018 Civil Engineer / Designer – Water/Wastewater

Created Sedimentation and Erosion Control Plans with Narrative Report. Sanitary Sewer Design, Gathered data for NPDES Permit and PNDI Reports. Worked on MS4 Annual Reports & 2018 Permit Requirements. Utilized Microstation, WinTR-55, Google Earth, eMapPA, USDA Web Soil Survey and Excel Spreadsheets.

HRV Conformance Verification Associates, Inc. – Pittsburgh, PA 06/21/2016 to 02/27/2017

Construction Inspector – Transportation

Penn Dot TCI-2 Level Inspector for Bridge Deck Repair and Epoxy Overlay Interstate 79 / Butler County

New Culvert Construction (Rapid Bridge Replacement P3) / Beaver County

STV Engineering Consultants – Pittsburgh, PA 05/04/2015 – 09/15/2015

Summer Internship – Highway Engineering

Utilized Microstation to perform Quantity Takeoffs for Highway Design Projects. Created and Used Excel Spreadsheets for Design Calculations.

Chronological gap due to earning Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering

Land Surveyor, PennDot – Pittsburgh, PA 02/08/2011 – 11/05/2013

Operated Surveying Equipment: Total Station, Automatic and Digital Levels, Data Collectors and GPS Equipment to run Level Loops and Set Traverse Points. Read Plans and Photogrammetry to locate Aerial Locations.

Civil Engineer in Consultant Agreements Unit, PennDot – Pittsburgh, PA 02/01/2009 - 02/01/2011

Worked extensively in E.C.M.S. (Engineering & Construction Management System) creating work orders for Consultant Design Contracts. Job also consisted of writing Final Ranking Letters for the Departments top three selected Engineering firms based on their statement of Interests for new Consultant Agreements.

Civil Engineer; Bridge Inspection, PennDot - Pittsburgh, PA 2007 - 12/01/2009 & 08/01/2000 – 11/01/2004

Inspected various bridges, culverts, retaining walls, structural signs. Charged with determining what type of Bridge or Traffic and Roadway Maintenance was needed at the Bridge Site. Inspected newly constructed bridges and put data into BMS 2 (Bridge Management System). Past training also consisted of "Core Element Method" inspections of bridges and Culverts.

Hydraulic Analysis & Design, PennDot - Pittsburgh, PA 08/01/2004 - 08/01/2007

Engineering experience consisted of performing Hydraulic Analysis & Design for small bridges and culverts. Used various Hydraulic Analysis computer software (W.M.S. 8.0, HEC-1, EFH-2, TR-55 and Excel spreadsheets to obtain Drainage Area and Drainage Flow; chose proper type of structure. Completed various course training related to Hydrology & Hydraulics to include HEC-RAS, Hydrology, Rain Flow, and Culvert Design.

Civil Engineer Trainee, PennDot – Pittsburgh, PA 08/31/1999 - 08/30/2000

Job consisted of working in various departments for the Department of Transportation; District 11-0 Engineering office. This included 6 months in Construction Inspection, 6 weeks in Highway Design, 3 weeks in Traffic Unit, 2 weeks in Maintenance Unit along with various other locations. Construction Inspection – First 3 months consisted of installation of underground cable line for PADOT’s Traffic Management Center (TMC) Cameras at SR 376. Last 3 months consisted of Total Roadway Reconstruction of Fort Bridge Ramps at I-279.

T.W. Engineering Consultants – Pittsburgh, PA 5/20/1999 - 8/27/1999

Civil Engineer / Construction Inspector

Job consisted of Construction Inspection of small bridge in Forbes Forest, Donegal, PA.

Acted as a liaison between the Contractor, Inspection Firm, DCNR and Designer.

SAI Consulting Engineers – Pittsburgh, PA

Construction Inspector 08/1998 – 10/1998

Job consisted of assisting in the inspection of roadway rehabilitation.

Job consisted of Asphalt Paving on State Route 51

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation - Pittsburgh, PA 06/1997 - 8/1997

Civil Engineer Summer Intern

Job consisted of assisting Construction Inspectors at the Route 51 / West Liberty Interchange Project.

Large Tie Back Retaining wall was built in this time frame; drilled for Caisson Beams.


University of Pittsburgh 08/2013 – 12/2015

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Master of Science GPA 3.80

Civil Engineering (Concentration in Water Resources)

Point Park University 05/1996 – 05/1998

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science

Civil Engineering Technology


Engineer in Training issued by Engineering Board in Pennsylvania on 12/31/2008.

NBIS PennDot Bridge Inspection Certification – Currently Active.

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