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Areas of expertise:

CAD Design and Management , Project Coordination, Document Management.

Objective

  • To provide the best services with leadership qualities and technical skills with full dedication and sincerity for the growth of the company leading to increased responsibility and the pursuit of a challenging career.
  • To broaden my knowledge in other aspects of design and business and enhance my overall contribution to the roles I have held and allowed me to develop further my leadership and team skills.

Synopsis

With more than 15+ years of experience in various aspects of highways & major infrastructure projects, starting as a skilled draughtsman with multi disciplined drafting Skills through to my current role as a CAD Manager.

 Main responsibility includes overseeing, implementing, standardising and approving all issues relating to Cad work and design drawings. Coordinates works in other offices in the region in a professional, cost effective and timely manner in compliance with company's and or client's quality policies.

Assist project managers and guide engineers, manage and train the team of multi- disciplined, multi-cultural CAD engineers and Technicians. Liaised with CADD production centres of Mouchel offices in India.

Work included direct management, QA/QC System, administration, coordination, supervision and direct involvement in preparation of detailed design drawings for various infrastructure projects.

Wide knowledge on latest application software, IT Infrastructure with expertise in the application of CAD/IT/GIS and troubleshooting of problem areas and maintenance. Exposed at ISO 9001, and BSI environment, familiar and wide knowledge and expertise on most commonly used DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (CAD and Documents); such as ACONEX, Business Collaborator database system.

To diverse technical experience in the Highways & Infrastructure projects, has been in management positions providing direction and advice on all aspects of drawing office management, including responsible of CAD staff recruitment, performance and professional development related issues.

Further to my experiences as a CAD manager have allowed me to broaden my knowledge in other aspects of design and enhance my overall contribution to the roles I have held and allowed me to develop further my leadership and team lead skills.

Specialities

Professional Experiences:
CAD Design & Management.
Project Coordination.
Assisting in Planning and scheduling projects.
Multi-Disciplined Drafting skills.
Assist with ISO 9001 accreditation.
Assist with Auditing quality systems (QA\QC Policies & Procedures).


Additional proficiency skills:
IT coordination \ support
Documentation
Office Administration
Health and safety Coordinator

Work experience

Apr 2002Sep 2002

CAD Technician

MECON Limited

Bengaluru

Education

Jun 2012Dec 2015

B-Tech in Civil Engineering

Karnataka State Open University

Bengaluru

Jun 2008Jun 2011

Diploma in Civil Engineering

Indira Gandhi National Open University

New Delhi

Aug 2000Aug 2001

Apprenticeship in Draughtsman

National Apprenticeship (NCVT) Govt. of India

Bengaluru

Aug 1997Jul 1999

Industrial Training Institute in Draughtsman

National Trade Certificate (NCVT) Govt. of India

Bengaluru

Responsibilities

As a CAD manager responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the execution of all design and CAD works in the Dubai office and coordinating works in other offices in the Middle East Region in a professional, cost effective and timely manner in compliance with the company's and the client's quality policies.
  • Managed, lead, and trained a team of multi-disciplined, multi-cultural CAD engineers and technicians.
  • Overhauled CAD and filing systems within the office as well as the creation and implementation of a new CAD Design Manual to be used in the region.
  • Ensured the coordination of design works across multiple disciplines and offices.
  • Introduced creative solutions to reduce time, resources and cost whilst executing the work.
  • Ensured compliance with the requirements of Local Authorities’ Requirements and Regulations.
  •  Liased with Project Directors and Project Managers to ensure their project requirements were properly managed and delivered.
  •  Assisted and guided engineers and Project Managers with design issues.
  •  Ensured that all staff complied with the requirements of the prescribed systems and guidelines and continually looked for improvements to the system.
  • Ensured that the requirements of the projects and members of the project teams were properly interpreted and provided.
  • Programmed, progressed and costed all work to optimise the technical and operational performance of the CAD Team.
  •  Undertook Personal Performance Appraisals (PPA) for staff as a Line-manager.
  • Take part in internal audit / ISO Audit.

Multi Discipline Drafting Capabilities

In addition to my management and coordination role, listed below are details of my experience in the different engineering disciplines that I have supported:

Highways:

Experienced in the Design and preparation of drawings for highways such as: road plan and profiles; pavement cross-sections; grading plans; road setting-out; detailed junction drawings; traffic signage; road  markings; vehicle swept path analysis; Also familiar with local ADM \ Dubai \ Riyadh \ Jeddah authorities standards.

Infrastructure Utilities Services:

Experienced in the preparation of drawings for utilities such as: utility corridors; utility cross-sections; water supply; sewerage; storm water & other associated drawings. Also familiar with local Dubai / Riyadh Municipality standards.

Marine:

Experienced in the preparation of marine drawings such as: block wall for canal; breakwater; pontoon general arrangement; beach arrangements and details; dredging plan; setting-out plan; special block details; quay wall; revetments; berth in Marina.

Landscape & Irrigation:

Preparation of Detailed design drawings for Softcape,Hardscape,Streetscape, park and recreational area and Preparation of Irrigation design drawings for mainline routing, sprayer and sprinkler layout & drip Irrigation layout.

Structure:

Experienced in the preparation of structural drawings such as: Detailed and general arrangement for bridges; Retaining wall, culvert, underpass and pumping stations and reinforcement details.

Mechanical and Electrical:

Preparation of detailed design drawing for pump stations, lifting stations for sewerage treatment plant / water treatment plant. Preparation of detailed mechanical drawings including: different machine parts, assembly drawings, sheet metal drawings, fabrication, frame structure drawings and industrial piping drawings as well as associated bills of materials.

Preparation of detailed design drawing for Electrical HV (400 kV, 132kV and 11kV), LV both Industrial and residential Area and Street lighting network layouts and related single line diagrams as per specifications.

Architecture:

Preparation of Plan, Elevation, Sections,enlarged plans at bathroom, kitchen and dressing rooms, internal elevations corridors, entrance lobby detailed drawings in staircases, doors, and handrails etc.

3D Modelling:

Experienced in the preparation of 3D models for various types of Civil, Mechanical and Structural Projects through the use of AutoCAD Civil 3D Design, solid works and Photoshop.

Drawings Checking & Review:

Reviewing drawings in term of maintaining the consistency set by the drawing drafting procedures. Ensure drawing quality, presentation, drawing numbering system, revisions sequence are correct. Checking the drawing to make sure appropriate information is shown with respect to disciplinary drawings and basic design information is correct and client comments are addressed. 

GIS:
With working knowledge of GIS, I have had the chance to work in different aspects in the scope of GIS like data creation by digitization and conversion from various other data formats, creation of maps at various descriptive and informative levels.

SoftWare Skills

  • AutoCAD (All versions)
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D design
  • Microstation
  • CAD conform
  • Auto Track 8.0
  • MS office
  • MS project
  • Solidworks
  • Qgis
  • Sketchup
  • Surfer

Hard Skills

  • Team Leader
  • Management of Information.
  • Presentation of Information.
  • Assistant Project manager
  • project coordination.

Soft Skills

  • Positive work ethic
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Able to work to deadlines and under pressure.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Takes accountability for assigned work.
  • Commitment to continued training and learning.

Other Trainings

  • Training Course in Design of Ports Harbours and Breakwaters.
  • MX Road.
  • Advanced Vehicle Swept Path Analysis.
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D from AUTODESK.
  • Business English course.
  • Micro-station.

Awards

  • Unseen Hero Award - Mouchel
  • Special Recognition Award -Mouchel
  • Certificate for Excellence-WSA

Languages

(Full professional proficiency) English

bilingual proficiency)  Hindi

( bilingual proficiency) Kannada

( bilingual proficiency) Tamil

(bilingual proficiency) Telugu

(bilingual proficiency) Malayalam

Project Handled

Additional Proficiency Skills:

Document Controller:

Responsibilities:

  • Provides project support and admin support to various projects as indeed required.
  • Registers, distributes, scans and uploads/downloads incoming and outgoing correspondences and documents (i.e., drawings, specifications, reports and the like) using Collaborator and Aconex Document Control System.
  • Files both incoming and outgoing correspondences and documents per project accordingly
  • Maintains correspondence and document registers.
  • Formats reports, specifications and/or deliverable in accordance to Mouchel standards and clients’ instructions.
  • Prepares soft/hard copies and transmits correspondences, transmittal's, reports and specifications and drawing issue registers as per project requirements.
  • Coordinates with internal and external DC counterparts on project related issues.
  • Retrieves documents from soft/hard files as required by Project Managers and Engineers.
  • Ensures that submissions are sent out on time and complete.

IT support:

Responsibilities:

  • Familiar with Microsoft Server 2003 /2008/ 2012, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft operating ( XP / 7 / 8 / 10) Operating Systems, Microsoft Productivity Suites (Office 2010 - 2016) & Office 365.
  • As a IT Support for users Installing, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting of user workstations on company network.
  • Front line desktop support via service desk initiated requests.
  • Communicate / log calls with main IT Technician team and match resources to technical issues appropriately. 
  • Follow-up on all unresolved calls, with feedback being provided back to users. 
  • Troubleshoot & responding to enquiries and call for assistance from system users over phone or via remote desktop technologies.
  • Format and reload of user machines, ensuring all user data is backed up and secured before format, ensuring correct software is loaded onto the end users’ machine before delivery.
  • Network configuration and trouble-shooting – End-User side.
  • Troubleshoot & setting up users email accounts and profiles and dealing with password related issues.
  • Providing user management rights via group membership changes in Microsoft Windows Active Directory environment.
  • Providing support on IT infrastructure team on networks system for different IT projects.
  • Communicate upgrades, changes, and improvements to the IT organisation where necessary.
  • Managing / coordinating procurement with local IT Vendors, ISP's and Telecom company.
  • Managing Company's land line connections, Mobile users, blackberry users accounts with local telecom Company.
  • Create documentation drive/folder containing documentation such as operational procedures, IT processes, emergency procedures, special projects, IT Equipment assets and regularly update Inventory.

Health & Safety Coordinator:
As a Safety Coordinator acts as a conduit for communication between the SHEQ Manager and the employees regarding health and safety matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Risk Assessments as directed by SHEQ Team are carried out for all activities undertaken by office staffs. 
  • Deal with comments and complaints from staff on Health, Safety and Welfare matters promptly and appropriately. 
  • Ensure that any long term actions produced from the Unsafe Observation Cards are closed out are forwarded to SHEQ on a monthly basis. 
  • Conduct a Health & Safety induction for all new members of staff to the Company including fire and emergency evacuation instruction within 2 days of joining. 
  • Report any Health and Safety training needs to SHEQ Team.
    Ensure that Health and Safety training including first aid training records are maintained.
  • Carry out Inspections and Office Risk Assessments according to the requirements under the Environmental Health and Safety Management Manual.
  • Make sure that staff are provided with appropriate PPE, that they receive relevant instructions and training in its use and maintenance and confirm that staff are using PPE provided. 
  • Represent the office/project at the Safety Committee as requested. 
  • Demonstrate leadership of, and commitment to Health and Safety, setting a personal example at all times.