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Civil Engineer

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United States
Posted:
November 18, 2009

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HETAL PATEL

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NORWALK, CT 06850 vkuw06@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Civil engineering professional with more than 4 years of experience in hydrological modeling, design, construction, construction management, planning, cost analysis, teaching and strong research background. I am an innovative problem-solver, with a track record of teamwork, performance excellence and continuous learning and improvement.

ACADEMIC PROFILE

Kansas State University

M.S. Civil Engineering (Specialization: Water Resources, Water and Wastewater)

Graduation Date December 2009

Florida Atlantic University

B.S. Civil Engineering, Graduation Date December 2006

WORK EXPERIENCE

Town of Greenwich, CT Department of Public Works May 2009 - Present

Engineering Temporary Position (Full Time)

q Perform project assistance, under the supervisor (Commissioner, DPW)

q Use standard engineering concepts, practices, and procedures, in order to perform a variety of tasks that provide support to various consulting projects

q Maintenance of Town’s Collection System and perform different tasks at the Grass Island Waste Water Treatment Plant

q Assist senior Engineer in Performing Dye Testing for identifying Illicit discharge to Town’s Sewer System

q Assist office engineers with various project assignments

q Provide office support for general project tasks

q Maintains organization of project related documents, Other duties as assigned

Principle Design & Development, LLC, West Palm Beach, FL May 06- Dec 07

Civil Engineer (40 hours/week)

q Assisting Senior Engineers in design of building, marine and coastal structures, retaining wall and bulkhead design, Floodwall protection structures, Floating and fixed marina docks, and related structures

q Preparation and assisting in production of construction specifications and bid documents

q Responsible for layout, design and production of site plans and preliminary drawings for commercial office, retail and residential subdivision projects

q Responsible for site contouring and analysis, cut fill calculations, and plan profile developments using various software programs

q Allocate work to other members of team in order to ensure delivery of design to quality, time and budget

South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, FL May 05- Dec 05

Engineering Intern (40 hours/week)

q Data acquisition from SFWMD database for hydrological calculations

q Assessment, quality control and quality assurance of hydrologic meteorological data for detailed hydrologic modeling

q Preparation of GIS coverage for modeling

q Documentation of input data for 2-D modeling

q Support Civil Engineering staff in various job function

Florida Atlantic University Sep 04-May 05

Student Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering

q Classroom instruction and preparation, hands on demonstration, experiments and research projects

q Provided student support to encourage participants personal and academic high performance

q Help and coached students on their semester long final project

q Participated in weekly staff and planning meetings

q Contributed to mid-term and final student progress reports.

q Performed various administrative tasks in the Civil Engineering Department

Florida Department of Transportation (Internship) Aug 04-Dec 04

Engineering Intern

q FAU/I-95 Interchange Access

q Studied various alternatives for design of FAU/I-95 Interchange

q Design of FAU/I-95 Interchange

q Presented the design and discussed various solutions.

REASERCH AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS Jan 2008 – May 2009

Research and Teaching Assistant

q Lab instructor for Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering Fundamentals and Grader for Static and Dynamics

q Research on comparing nutrient losses via runoff from a new golf course and the golf course site’s previous native condition

q Investigate the new golf course’s impact on surface water quality during construction and during golf course operation

q Attend Department and faculty meeting and membership of a number of committees.

q Conduct research on civil engineering within the department and in conjunction with appropriate research institutes.

q Deliver lectures, seminars, tutorials, practice classes, demonstrations, and workshops in Transport and water resources.

q Assisted the Civil Engineering instructor with classroom instruction and preparation, hands on demonstrations, experiments and research projects.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Applications: Adobe Photoshop 7.0, Arc View, Arc Map, Arc GIS, MS Projection, AutoCAD 2008, HEC- DSS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, AutoCAD.

Operating System: WINDOWS 95/98/2000/ME, UNIX.

Familiar with languages: C, C++, MathCAD, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

English, Hindi & Gujarati (India)

HONORS & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

US Green Card Holder

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