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Project Manager Design

Ottawa, Ontario, K2C 2C7, Canada
Approx $20/hr
October 25, 2012

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Ottawa Ontario, K2C 2C7

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• Invented an innovative safety mechanism that can stop a runaway train by means of initiating a “Controlled derailment” in an emergency situation; Formed and spearheaded a team to develop the mechanism, winning the prestigious Minerva James Ham Safe Design Award for 2011 in Canada sponsored by WSIB and participated by universities across Canada

• Designed and built a walking machine using four bar linkage using recycled materials that won the Ryerson university walking machine race and breaking previous years’ historical speed record

• Efficiently operated passenger/freight trains in a fast paced and high stress environment in one of the busiest CN rail terminal in Canada while maintaining professionalism, safety standards and high productivity

• Registered in PEO's Engineering Intern (EIT) Program to obtain License as a Professional Engineer

• Computer skills used to complete design projects: Solid Works, AutoCad, Sketch Up, PLC Ladder Logic program, MS-Office Suite, E-Quest (HVAC Program)


Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical engineering 2009 - 2012

Ryerson University, Toronto Ontario

• Winner of the 2011 Minerva Jams Ham Safe Design Award sponsored by WSIB

• Student Peer Supporter, Mentor, ESL facilitator

Machine Design and Practice Course Winter, 2012

Carleton University, Ottawa Ontario


Technical and Analytical Skills:

• Compared results of various experiments to analyze engineering theories and laws and provided appropriate recommendations

• Created engineering drawings of mechanisms using Solid Works and AutoCad

• Proficiency in the following computer applications: Solid Works, AutoCad, Sketch Up, PLC Ladder Logic program, MS-Office Suite, Open Office, e-Quest (HVAC program), Matlab and MasterCam

Creative Design and Conceptualization Skills:

• Invented an innovative mechanism that led to winning the WSIB Minerva Safe Design award for 2011

• Created an animated dramatization of our final design using Solid works to deliver an exciting presentation

• Redesigned and manufactured international trade fair booths to meet client budget and preference

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

• Effectively chaired R & D meetings leading the team to design an award winning mechanism

• Successfully conducted presentations of projects while engaging the audience using 3D simulations of concept created using Solid Works

• Accurately prepared project reports and ensured delivery within the required time frame

• Languages: English, Swahili, Gujarati, Hindi


Train Conductor 2006 – 2011 Canadian National Railway, Toronto Ontario

Bike Mechanic & Courier 2004 – 2006 Mike the bike, Toronto Ontario

Nature Instructor 2002 – 2003 Camp Arowhon, Algonquin Park Ontario

ESL Facilitator 2002 – 2003 Ryerson University International Student Services, Toronto Ontario

Peer Supporter / Mentor 2001 – 2003 Ryerson University International Student Services, Toronto Ontario

Project Manager 1999 – 2000 Tanzania Brush Products, Dar-E-Salaam Tanzania

Sales Manager / Glass Fitter 1997 – 1999 Muffaddal Glass and Hardware, Mombasa, Kenya


Member Maintenance Committee 2005 – 2011 Spruce Court Co-operative, Toronto Ontario

Master of Ceremony 2003 Ryerson International Student Services Festival, Toronto Ontario

Food Room Volunteer 2002 – 2003 Ryerson Community Food Room, Toronto Ontario

Teaching Assistant 2009 – 2011 Alpha Alternative School, Toronto Ontario

Math Volunteer 2003 – 2004 JUMP Program, Toronto Ontario


Minerva James Ham Safe Design Award, 1st Prize across Canada 2011 Ryerson University, Toronto Ontario

First Aid and CPR Expiry: Sept 2015 Red Cross, Toronto Ontario

Immaculate Driving Record - G level (zero demerits) 2006 – Present Ontario, Canada

WHIMIS Training Certificate Expiry: 09 Oct 2013 Centre for Environmental Health, Safety & Security Management


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