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Civil Engineering Engineer

Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada
February 19, 2020

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Amir Kianivand Tell: 604-***-****


Hands-on, technical, detail-oriented Civil, Structural, and Earthquake Engineer with experience in drafting, estimating, Construction Material Testing, Quality Control Inspection, Project management, and Structural and Seismic design. MSc. in Structural Earthquake Engineering, from the University of Tabriz and experience presenting five papers at national and international conferences. Expertise in Structural Health Monitoring and Damage Detection with strong decision making, analytical and problem-solving abilities. Fluent in Persian (Farsi), Azeri (Azerbaijani), Turkish and solid English communication and Arabic reading skills. Well versed in AutoCAD, Mechanical Desktop, ETABS, SAFE, Microsoft Office, and MATLAB. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Senior Construction Materials Lab and Field Technician 2018

Advance Testing Ltd. Surrey, B.C. Canada

Concrete quality control testing for construction, spot tests includes: Slump, air content, and temperature test, cast cylinders, and reporting, Soil quality control testing, aggregate testing for infrastructure and building projects, grain size including sieve and hydrometer analysis based on ASTM C117/ C136/ D422, Asphalt quality control testing, Field Compaction Control during placement with Nuclear Gauge, complete laboratory analysis of bituminous mix including Marshal Test based on ASTM D6926, super pave gyratory compaction based on ASTM D6925, MTRD ( maximum theoretical relative density ), Asphalt content based on ASTM D6307, and air voids based on ASTM D 3202.

Quality Control Inspector 2018

Accurate Materials Testing Ltd. Coquitlam, Canada

Concrete Quality Control, field inspection, full-time inspection, concrete mix design review, shotcrete monitoring, concrete monitoring, proficiency evaluation, slump test, compressive strength test, air content test, Schmidt Hammer, Data entry, and reporting. Prep Technician 2017

MS Analytical, Vancouver, Canada

Sorting, transferring, drying, crushing, pulverizing, screening and quality control of geological materials in accordance with client work order instructions and laboratory quality guidelines and procedures.

Staging Assistant 2016

High Essence Staging and Re-Design, Vancouver, Canada Preparing Houses, Condos, Apartments and other types of residences for sale before an open house. Interior design with attractive products and materials as furniture, paintings, lights, carpets, and other stuff.

Manager 2012-2016

Novin Karane Sahand, Tabriz, Iran

Management, interior design, sale services, and representing different products in the north- west of Iran

Researcher 2014-2015

University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

Application of Statistical Models in Damage Detection Based on Time Series Analysis Project Estimator 2012-2012

Arman Omran Sahand, Tabriz, Iran

As the project estimator or the coast estimator, I was serving a vital function in the growth of the company. I was responsible for accurately calculating the total cost associated with a construction project.

Internship 2011-2012

East Azarbayjan Regional Water Authority, Tabriz, Iran Work at the Water Resources Improvement Office as a researcher. Site Engineer 2011-2011

Sazeh Tarh Tavrizh, Tabriz, Iran

As the site engineer, I was working with other engineers and employees to prepare every stuff to work. A site engineer also works directly under a project manager’s supervision. The role was the same as the project coordinators' role in Canada. Technical Expert 2010-2010

Sanat Gostaran Simorgh, Islamic Island, Iran

I was an estimator. Cost estimation, site daily reporting, and concreting supervision. It was a steel manufacturing company located on the way to the city of Azarshahr. As an industrial construction, we were working on machinery foundations, canals, pedestals, chimney, and so on.

Field Engineer 2008-2010

Ashrafpour Contractor, Tabriz, Iran

It was a big building project in the good location of the city. twelve-story residential building with a concrete structure. In this project, the most important responsibility was the monitor to concrete. Managing and supervision of other staff. Technical Expert 2005-2007

Tabriz Shoseh, Tabriz, Iran

Teacher of Architectural Drawing Map and Drafting Technician 2002-2005 Altin Institute, Islamic Island, Iran

Architectural and structural drafting, teaching the manual drawing, teaching drafting by AutoCAD and Mechanical Desktop.



- structural and earthquake design of residential and commercial steel and concrete structures.

- Prepared a comprehensive Earthquake Hazard and Risk Analysis for the city of Rasht in the north of Iran which there is an active fault near the city.

- Design of a seven-story residential concrete building in the city of Tabriz (Iran) by Safe and ETABS software. The first story was the parking and others were residential.

- Many interior design projects in the city of Iran (Tabriz) COMPUTER SKILLS

- Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

- AutoCAD and Mechanical Desktop, ETABS, SAFE, MATLAB, and SeismoSignal. RESEARCH

Structural Control and Health Monitoring

- MSc. thesis: Application of Statistical Models in Damage Detection Based on Time Series Analysis

- Responsibilities included researching damage detection using time series analysis

- University Research: Semi-active control using floor isolation PAPERS

- Wrote and presented papers for several international conferences and journals.

- A New Moment Resisting Connection for Earthquake Resistant Structures, An International Conference on Civil Engineering Architecture & Urban Sustainable Development MEMBERSHIPS

Civil Engineering Scientific Association of IAU of Tabriz Alumni Association of IAU

ICI (Iranian Concrete Institute)

Tehran Construction Engineering Organization

An eligible member of APEGBC

ISHMII ( International Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure ) EDUCATION

MSc., Structural Earthquake Engineering 5102

University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

BSc., Civil Engineering 5105

IAU of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

Associate Degree, Civil Engineering 5112

IAU, Iran

Diploma, Construction & Drafting, Tabriz, Iran 5110 Tabriz, Iran


PMPrepCast Training Course for the project management professional exam 2018 Occupation-Specific Language Training 2018

TDG Class 7 for portable Gauge users 2018


Conceptual Seismic Design Method 5102

Concrete Technology Sustainable Development 5101

New Technologies Project and Contract Management 5100 CCIL Concrete Certificate 2019

WHMIS Certificate 2019

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