Somnath Chakraborty

  • Bangalore, Karnataka India
Somnath Chakraborty

Professional Associations

1. Associate Member of Institution of Engineer(INDIA)

2. Member of Indian Road Congress (IRC).

3. Member of Indian Institute of Bridge Engineer.

Summary

Over 12 years experience in design, analysis and detailing of bridges (RCC, PSC and composite bridges), flyovers, underpasses, viaducts and ancillary works for infrastructure projects.

Previous experience includes working in Dubai Metro project in United Arab Emirates and various prestigious projects in India.

Working knowledge of British Standards, Euro codes, AASHTO, Indian Standards. Hand on experience in AutoCAD, STAAD Pro, LUSAS, Super Suite, SAP, WALLAP software and programming in MS-Excel.

Work History

Work History
May 2009 - Present

Senior Design Engineer , Rail solution

W S ATKINS (India) Pvt. Ltd.

East Kent Resignalling, responsible for the design of the contiguous pile foundation through WALLAP software and pile cap of FAVERSHAM SUBWAY STAIRWELL.

Basingstoke Canopy Analysis, responsible for the design of the Canopy steel structure through Super -Suite software.

Navigation Street Footbridge responsible for the CAT II structural check of bridge truss, Staircase pod, Concourse of Navigation Street Footbridge. This includes calculation of Loads, analysis of structure through Super-Suite, and detail design of structural elements.

Nov 2008 - May 2009

Senior Design Engineer , Rail solution

W S ATKINS PARTNERS & OVERSEAS

 Brook Lane/Sandy Vale  responsible for the CAT II structural check of PSC girder of Over bridge 2(HSX3) Brook Lane/Sandy Vale. This includes calculation of sectional properties, loss calculation, Load Calculation, analysis of structure through StaadPro, detail design of structural elements and preparation of assessment report.

 Alderley Edge  responsible for the CAT II structural check of reinforced concrete crosshead beam of Alderley Edge A34 Underbridge Reconstruction. This includes calculation of Sectional Capacity through in-house software (MR-5400), Load Calculation, analysis of structure through StaadPro, and  detail design of structural elements.

 Blackfriar's Stationresponsible for the CAT III structural check of Blackfriar's Station Building including, entrance, concourse, ticket office and station operations room. This includes calculation of Loads, analysis of structure through StaadPro, and detail design of structural elements.

Jan 2007 - Oct 2008

Senior Design Engineer

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Dubai Metro Project (Green Line - OverGround Section) responsible for detail design review of Superstructure, Substructure and Pile Foundation of 3-span balance cantilever, 2-span continuous, Single span Viaduct.

Assessment of the Technical Query from the Design subcontractors and The Client.

Planning, scheduling and attending technical meetings with ENGINEER and Client.

Chairing technical meetings with Design Subcontractors, Construction departments.

Managing Department with direct control over 8 personnel (2 Junior Engineer and 3 Drafting people and 3 document controller).

Providing Technical support to the construction team as an Interface Engineer between them and Design Subcontractors.

Standardise various spreadsheet templates in order to monitor design and construction progress in Metro Project.

Advice and Guide the construction engineers to prepare shop drawings, Method statements, closing Nonconformity report from Client and Consultant.

May 2006 - Dec 2006

Design Engineer

DESEIN INDURE Pvt. Ltd

Suratghar Boiler Plant Project resonsible for the preparation of the spreadsheets of the isolated, combined and the raft footings of the Boiler Plant.

Nevellie Power Plant Project responsible for the preparation of the STAAD model, analysis, and design of the superstructure (Beam, column,slab,staircase and Lift Shaft) and pile foundation of the Service building.

Jun 2004 - Apr 2006

Bridge Design Engineer

Archtech Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

Mainly involved in the designing of superstructure (RCC Slab, T-beam, PSC, Composite Girder) by Grillage Analysis using STAAD PRO and substructure (wall type abutments and Circular pier) and foundation (well, pile, open & raft ) of Major & Minor bridges through spreadsheets. Engaged in preparation of Detail Project Report  and Tender drawings of Major and Minor Bridges, cross drainage structures etc of the following prestigious projects: 

  • 4-Laning of Bihata Chariali to Tezpur section of National Highway -52. (Client: National Highways Authority of India; E-W Corridor)
  • 4-Laning of Lumding to Daboka section of National Highway -54. (Client: National Highways Authority of India; E-W Corridor)
  • 4-Laning of Guwahati to Dharamtul section of National Highway -37 and Nagaon to Daboka (National Highway 36). (Client: National Highways Authority of India; E-W Corridor)
  • 4-Laning of Nalbari to Bijni Section of National Highway -31. (100 Km: EW-II: AS - 6, AS - 7, AS - 8, AS - 9) (Client: National Highways Authority of India)
Jun 2002 - May 2004

Bridge Design Engineer

Consulting Engineering Service (I) Pvt. Ltd

SURAT MANOR TOLLWAY PROJECT responsible for the design of the superstructure (PSC Girder (9 x 35m) span)with STAAD PRO (by Grillage Analysis ), substructure and well foundation of PURNA Bridge.

Responsible for the design of bore piles (30m length), pile cap, pier shaft, pier cap, pedestals of Navsari and Dharmtul Flyover.

Engaged in cyclic pile load test of Navsari Flyover.

May 2001 - May 2002

Engineer (Planning)

SKANSKA CEMENTATION INDIA LTD

Planning and scheduling of project activities of different project sites using PRIMEVERA 3.0. and preparing the monthly/weekly reports, reflecting the project status through PRIMEVERA Report.

Preparing all documents/reports of planning for ISO.

Feb 1998 - May 2001

Enginer (Site)

SKANSKA CEMENTATION INDIA LTD

BIRLA COPPER PROJECT responsible for the construction supervision of cast-in-situ concrete piles of 1500mm diameter, 1000 mm diameter and 800 mm diameter through gantry, cast-in-situ of civil works of pile muff, longitudinal girder(12m span), cross girder, deck slabs, fitting up of several structural members(fenders, rail, etc.) of jetty head .Was responsible for the preparation of BBS, concrete pour sheet, measurement sheet etc of the same project.

G.C.T.P.C.L. PROJECT responsible for the construction supervision of erection of steel longitudinal girders (10m/12m span), cross girders and deck slabs, fitting and fixtures of superstructure etc, and positioning of bearing pad .

Jun 1997 - Feb 1998

Graduate Engineer Trainee

D.K.Banerjee & Associate

8-storied Residential Building near new Town Rajarhat (Kolkata) responsible for the preparation of Building Frame in STAAD PRO,Load Calculation ,Analysis  of Frame ,design of  building elements(beam , column, slab ) and pile foundation as per IS Code.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

SAP

LUSAS

SuperSuite

AutoCAD

STAAD PRO

References

References

Giriraj Kishore Garg

Prabhakar Kumar