Rui Saldanha

Rui Saldanha

Civil Engineer

Work History

Work History
Feb 2015 - Present

Site Manager

Afrideca Construction

Preparation of sites prior to the commencement of construction work (to set out the site and organize facilities), to plan projects and ensure that they meet agreed specifications, budgets and timescales and to oversee building work. Liaising with clients and reporting progress, professional staff (such as architects and surveyors) and the public; Supervising contracted staff; Meeting subcontractors; Making safety inspections and ensuring construction and site safety; Checking and preparing site reports, designs and drawings; Maintaining quality control procedures; Motivating the workforce; Problem solving

Oct 2014 - Feb 2015

Site Supervisor

AFRIDECA CONSTRUCTION
Sep 2013 - Sep 2014

DESIGN/PROJECT ENGINEER

Central Projectos 

Devising structural solutions to complex architectures; elaborating and reviewing final drawings and reports; overseeing on-site works; inspecting and assessment of existing structures; proficient in FEA/FEM.

Sep 2010 - Jun 2013

RESEARCH ENGINEER

University of Coimbra

Research on RC Strengthening and Repair using innovative concrete types. Laboratory work with setup definition, concrete specimen fabrication and experiment monitoring. All the research was published in International Papers and Conferences

Education

Education
2004 - 2010

M.Sc. STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

Universidade de Coimbra

European University of reference is featured in the QS World University Rankings on the top 150 in the field of Civil & Structural Engineering.

Certifications

Certifications