Industrial Appointments

January 2019
May 2019
Researcher, Avvir, Inc.

Software for Construction Management

Responsibilities: Developing computer vision services

September 2013
December 2013
Project Planner, Aecon Group Inc.

Project: Darlington Nuclear Generation Station Retube and Feeder Refurbishment

Responsibilities: Rewrote The Nuclear Waste Management Plan; outlining processes, coordinating and synthesizing documents and information

Risk Management; project risk register update.

Drafted a Conventional Waste Management Plan, which constituted a chapter in the Waste Logistics Plan

January 2013
April 2013
Engineer in Training, Aecon Group Inc.

Project: Waneta Hydroelectric Dam Expansion

Responsibilities: Designed concrete formwork under the supervision of an engineer. Consulted carpenter foremen on topics of process engineering. Solved complex geometry problems.

Developed a progress tracking system for tunnel form fabrication.

Planned and supervised carpenter shop activities.

Controlled and monitored material inventory.

Designed platforms nested within a tunnel for scaffolding and concrete pour access.

Helped coordinate initial planning stage for powerhouse tunnel form installation. Created a tunnel transition coordination and planning animation in Google SketchUp.

August 2011
December 2011
April 2012
August 2012
Project Coordinator, Aecon Group Inc.

Project: Toronto York Spadina Subway Extension, Sheppard West Station and Southern Tunnels

Responsibilities: Performed design clash detection. By superimposing architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical drawings in AutoCAD, I was able to scan for and identify interoperability issues. Clashes were resolved through the “request for information” and “request for quote” process.

Supervised and coordinated construction site activity. Activities included: receiving concrete trucks, supervising concrete testing and ensuring concrete meets specifications, calculating in field balance quantities, supervising deep well dewatering system installation, supervising caisson wall construction and micropile testing, supervising utility relocation, and managing materials inventory.

Calculated material quantities through take-off analysis; including concrete volumes, asphalt volumes and piping (sanitary, water, sewer) lengths. Communicated with suppliers on a daily basis. Placed orders, filled out purchase order paperwork.

Created and updated a spreadsheet for tracking the approval status of rebar shop drawings. Cross referenced spreadsheet with construction schedule so that expedited approvals could be requested when needed. Conducted rebar quality control inspections.

Performed daily environmental inspections. Monitored sediment discharge in sewers and supervised construction site cleanup.

January 2011
April 2011
Project Coordinator, McNally International Inc.

Project: Emergency Coxwell Sewer Bypass

Responsibilities: Progress tracking for tunneling operations and exit shaft excavation (150 ft shaft, slurry wall shoring; clam excavation). Daily & weekly reporting. Drafted end of project report.

Developed a surveying schedule for tunnelling soil disturbance monitoring.

Drafted “inspection and test plans” used when receiving concrete tunnel liner segments. Ensuring specifications are met.

Performed daily turbidity tests on water discharged from tunnel.

Helped site engineer animate the final tunnel tie-in operation using Google SketchUp.

April 2010
August 2010
Junior Estimator, Coco Paving

Project: Various

Responsibilities: Calculated asphalt quantities for commercial parking lots using take-off analysis. Communicated with sub-contractors, obtained job quotes used to create bid packages.

Attended pre-construction meetings and tender openings.

Created a new system to organize design drawings in the office.