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Construction Project Manager/Engineer

Raleigh, North Carolina, 27606, United States
March 03, 2011

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Ravikumar Jethani

****, ***** ***** ****, *** #**7, Raleigh, NC 27606 (M) 919-***-****; Email:


Seeking a job in field of Construction. (Can relocate anywhere in US)


• Masters in Civil Engineering with emphasis on Construction Engineering and Management.

• Interests in the areas of Pre-Construction, On-Site Construction and Safety & Inspection in Construction.

• 2 years of industry exposure in different aspects of construction.

• Motivated individual along with confident team player and ability to interface with all levels of an organization.


• Master of Civil Engineering in Construction Engineering and Management (3.30 / 4 GPA) Dec ‘10

North Carolina State University, Raleigh (NC)

• Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering (6.46 / 10 GPA) May ‘09

College of Engineering, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Work Experience

• Construction Engineer (Intern), Shiv Construction, Sangli, India June ’10 - Aug ’10

? Conducted Estimation and Quantity takeoffs for floor construction.

? Collected and processed RFIs, RFPs and Submittals of a residential structure.

? Created daily schedules and authorized respective work to subcontractors on-site. (MSP and Primavera P6)

? Supervised Onsite Safety for the duration of internship.

• Assistant Site Engineer (Intern), Kumar Builders, Pune, India May ’09 - Aug ’09

? Directed DPR (Daily Progress Report), material procurement and Labor Allocation.

? Governed Schedules budgets and meeting records for PM.

? Determined quantity takeoffs and estimation of earthwork or quantity procurement.

? Maintained standards and safety on work site.

• Scheduler and Estimator for a Construction Project (Co-Op) Aug ’08 - May ‘09

? Evaluated project with Detailed Network Analysis (esp. Critical Path) (MS Project and Primavera P6)

? Estimation and Material Management (esp. ABC analysis)

? Site Layout Management, Resource Allocation and Leveling

• Trainee Site Engineer (Intern), Gammon India Pvt. Ltd. Delhi, India Dec ’07 - Jan ’08

? Trained on execution of components of the project (foundation construction, pier erection & segmental launching)

? Reviewed 7.3 km viaduct construction for Metro rail (DMRC).

? Studied of managerial activities like planning, scheduling, labor & equipment management

Academic Projects

• Measurement and Improvement in Construction Productivity

? Surveyed onsite productivity of project sampling techniques (ex. Work sampling and Five-minute Rating)

? Proposed improvements using Crew-balance Chart and Flow process charts.

? Studied factors affecting productivity and suggested improvements at different hierarchal level for company.

• Value-stream Analysis based on Lean Construction

? Studied working of whole process on a construction site and value-stream analysis

? Determined wastes and suggested improvements creating value.

? Compared the value generated by improvements with conventional method.

• Earthquake Resisting Structures Using Base Isolation

? Studied effects of Earthquake on a 3-storey structure by model analysis (steel-reinforced structure).

? Calculated resonant frequency and conducted modal analysis.

? Attached base isolators (Material-Neoprene) and drastic reduction in amplitude was observed in vibrations.

• Design and Drawing of RCC and Steel Structures

? Proposed the design and drawing for residential & commercial structure.

Core Competencies

• Construction Project Management

• Construction Productivity

• Construction Safety Management

• Legal Aspects of Contracting

• Quantity Estimation and Valuation

• Lean Construction

• Scheduling

• Construction Equipment and Machinery

• Managerial Finance

• Building Construction Systems

Affiliations and Certifications

• 30 hour OSHA safety training card.

• EIT Registered.

• Member of A.G.C. of America, A.S.C.E. and A.C.I. (Student Chapters)

Computer Skills

Microsoft Project 2007, AutoCAD (2007), Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook & Visio, Basics of Primavera (P6), Quickbid & ProEst (Basics), Conversant with C language & Matlab, Acrobat.

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