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Expert in Civil/ Structural Engineering

Expert ID: 735055 India

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Expert Sundar Expert is presently working as Independent Consultant after superannuating as Technical Director with AECOM India Private Limited. Aided by 36+ years of experience his main focus is to provide value addition in the art of Structural Engineering Applications for cost effective design on sectors like Industrial, Real Estate, PEB Buildings, Metro Stations and Viaducts, Composite Bridges and Grade Separators, Segmental Construction, Steel Bulk Material Handling, Petrochemical, Oil and Gas, Public and Commercial Developments. He is well versed with Indian and International Design Codes eg. IRC, AASHTO, ACI, AISC, Euro codes. His specialties are Department Management, Employee Training, Design Approval from Consultants, Develop Specifications and Standards, Solid Customer Service and Communication.

Professional Linkedin Groups:
Internal Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)
Institute of Structural Engineers (UK)
Institute of Civil Engineers (UK)
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Society of Structural Engineers

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1982 Degree: Bachelor of Engineering Subject: Civil Engineering Institution: IIEST, Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur
Year: 1977 Degree: Bachelor of Science (Honours) Subject: Physics (Major), Mathematics, Chemistry Institution: R K Mission College, Narendrapur

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant, Subject Matter Expert, Seminar Speaker Department: Responsibilities: Work as Independent Consultant/Speaker/Trainer. Conduct short duration training (2-hours to 2-days) on topics below to empower your employees to make profitable contribution:

* Marine Structures (Coastal and Offshore) and Materials
* Forensic Structural Engineering
* Emerging Technologies for Industrialized Building System
* Modern Car Park Structures (Steel/Concrete)
* Steel-Concrete Composite System for Multi Storey Buildings
* Modern Steel-Concrete Composite Bridges and Flyovers
* Structural Vibrations and Troubleshooting
* Advanced Design of Steel Structures (PEB, Bridges, Tall Buildings, Masts, Silos & Chimneys)
* Earthquake & Wind resistant structures in Steel and Concrete
* Modular Buildings in Steel, Concrete, and Composite system
* Composite beams with precast slab system
* Cracking & Repair of Concrete Structures
* Pile Foundations - Construction, Quality Control, Safety and Testing
* Construction QC, Inspection, Repair and Maintenance of Structures
* Pipe Rack, Pipe Supports, Shelters in petrochemical facility
Years: 2015 to 2018 Employer: AECOM India Pvt. Ltd. Title: Technical Director- Ports and Marines, Transportation Department: Responsibilities:
Has been assigned the role of Package Manager for MWC01, MWC02, MWC03 and MWC04 packages of Project Seabird Phase IIA expansion of Indian Naval Base at Karwar, Karnataka.

Primary Responsibilities:
Lead, plan, design and direct the function/sub-function overall short-term or medium term strategic and tactical direction as well as operational oversight; Responsible for overall technical design lead of projects dealing directly with client relationship management and business development. Manage the overall budget. Lead, direct, evaluate and develop a team .

Actively involved in Project Seabird Phase IIA at Karwar Naval Base for deliverables of the followings:
1. Technical Evaluation of all Bidders for Packages MWC01 and MWC02.
2. Proof checking of load rating/capacity of existing Pipe culvert bridge at Manzeel Creek in MWC01
3. Basic Structural & Architectural Design, Drawings, Specification and BOQ of Utility Buildings in
Packages MWC02 and MWC03.
4. Specifications for Precast and “Aluform” Construction methods for the design-build packages DB01 and DB04.
5. Basic and detail engineering of Covered Dry Berth Structure, Ship Transfer System, Service/Utility tunnels etc. for the package MWC04.
Years: 2015 to 2015 Employer: Self Employed Title: Independent Consultant/ Seminar Speaker Department: Responsibilities:
Provide structural design consultancy for value added and cost effective solutions in Steel, RCC, and Precast structures to bring down the cost and accelerate time of completion without compromising strength, stability and safety. Impart professional training & coaching to corporate employees and young brains through seminars (2-hours to 2-day duration) listed below to improve individual and organisational performance:
1. What an employer expects from a young graduate civil engineers?
2. Advanced Concrete Technology and Materials
3. Zero Energy Buildings
4. Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting of Concrete Structures
5. Advanced Design of Steel Structures
6. Prefabricated structural systems for affordable/mass housing projects in real estate sector
7. How to use industrialised building system in present day scenario and make big profit
8. Inspection and Repair of Steel Structures
9. What kind of fast-track construction methods are superior to traditional / old-age / conventional methods
10. and more need-based customised workshops

Knowledge Base Areas:

Steel Structure: Multistory Buildings, Off Street Car parks, Mix use construction, Industrial Shed with multiple EOT Cranes, Conveyor Galleries, Trestles, Transfer Towers, Long Span Roof Truss, Steel Framed Warehouse, Pipe Bridges and Pipe Support structures, Crusher House, Steel Tanks for Oil Storage, Bunkers and Bins, steel-concrete composite bridges, pre-engineered wide span buildings, castellated beams and trusses for heavy flooring, composite construction in industrial/commercial and high rise buildings,

Reinforced Concrete: Seismic Resistant Multi storied Buildings, Grid Floors, Flat Slabs, Bridge Girders (T-beam and Pre-stressed), Raft foundation, Pile Foundation, Retaining Walls, Machine Foundations, Well Foundations, Large Diameter Reservoirs for Storage and Effluent treatment, Ring wall Foundation for Oil storage tanks, RCC Bunkers. Retrofitting, Strengthening and Rehabilitation
Years: 2014 to 2014 Employer: Interarch Building Products Title: General Manager- Design (Infrastructure) Department: Responsibilities: Heading the Design & Engineering of Infrastructure Division and actively involved in design approval process till release of Manufacturing Drawings for number of steel multistory building projects. Projects worth mention are:

1. Block B1(Canteen), B2 (G+7+Roof) & B3 (Carpark) of Fortis Hospital at Bangalore: Steel - concrete composite construction with metal deck.Steel Columns and Beams fireproofed with SFRM
2. Office cum workshop with long span composite mezzanines for Graphite India Ltd at Calcutta
3. Fabrication drgs of 37m emergency span Plate Girder Bridge for Delhi Metro (CC-72)
4. Multistory expansion by steel building of Apna Swagat Hotel at Mumbai: Steel Frames with composite floors for fast track construction
5. Wide span PEB buildings with Cranes for Tata Advance, Indospace, SMCC, Mumbai Metro Rail
Years: 2010 to 2014 Employer: ERA Buildsys Ltd. Title: Senior General Manager- Design (PED & Steel Bridges) Department: Responsibilities: Headed this division of 100+ staffs and submitted deliverable of basic and detail engineering with fabrication drawings of all building structures for the following projects:

1. Factory Buildings for TBEA Energy (400t EOT Crane), Carjan, Gujarat
2. Valve Halls, 400kV and 200 kV GIS buildings for HVDC-CKL of ALSTOM India
3. Three nos 75m clear span Aircraft Hangars for MES at Agra
4. Seven no of different Artillery Steel Buildings for MES at Jabalpur
5. PEB Structure with EOT Cranes and Mezzanine Floors, L G Electronics, Ranjangaon
6. Power House Building connection approval both for KVK Energy and Luna Infrastructure Project
7. Steel Concrete Composite Plate Girder ROBs, WHHPPL, Rohtak-Bahadurgarh sector
8. Steel concrete composite through deck Truss Bridges (85m span-40R loading), Sikkim
9. Fabrication detailing for composite ROB/Bridges on NH34 for SEW Infrastructures
10. Rail Coach Factory Buildings with EOT Cranes for IRCON at Raebareli
11.Mega Food Park at Jangipur, Murshidabad, West Bengal
Years: 2008 to 2010 Employer: Everest Industries Limited Title: Chief Engineer - Design & Engineering (PEB Buildings) Department: Responsibilities: Managing, Coordinating, Upgrading, Delivering Structural Design & Detailing responsibilities with a team of 60+ staffs. Was actively involved from approving business proposal, design approval, till release of fabrication/ manufacturing drawings for numerous types of Pre engineered building projects worth 15000t. Projects worth mention are:

1. Shree Shubham Logistic, Cold Store(multiple storey) and Dry Store, - 1500t of Steelwork
2. Mcnally Bharat Factory Shed with 50T capacity Cranes, Kolkata - 900t of steelwork
3. Ad Labs Studio 7, 8, 9 (composite roof – 45 to 60m span), Mumbai - 1000t of steelwork
4. Composite mezzanine and PEB shed for B P Ergo at Nalagarh, - 650t of steelwork
Years: 2008 to 2008 Employer: Eigen Technical Services Title: Vice President- Engineering (Steel, RCC, Precast Buildings) Department: Responsibilities: As technical head of Civil/Structures, provided detail engineering services to Clients in UK, USA and Middle East Consultants e.g., Ove-Arup, Hyder, Gifford, Strong Force, Laing O’Rourke in International projects:

1. Dublin Airport Extension, Ireland
2. Pembury Hospital, UK,
3. Merchant Square Bldg, UK,
4. Franklin Hospital and Presbyterian School, USA,
5. Al - Raha and Al Dar Development, UAE,
6. DLF Multistorey RCC Projects like Buildg-14, Block B (SEZ) and IT Park at Gurgaon, Silokhera and Sonepatrai respectively.
Years: 2006 to 2008 Employer: Royal Haskoning India Title: General Manager- Building and Architecture (Port and Marine) Department: Responsibilities: Established Structural Design & Detailing team, mentored young brains for design, and submitted deliverable of basic and detail engineering of all building structures of Port Modernization and factory/plants for the following projects:

1. Goa Shipyard Modernisation Project, Goa
2. Andaman Port Development (After Tsunami) in Terresa and Kuchal
3. International Container Transshipment Terminal, Vallarpadam, Cochin
4. East West Seed Factories, Aurangabad, Maharastra
5. Pearl-Heineken Brewery Plant and Infrastructure, Hyderabad
Years: 2005 to 2006 Employer: Interarch Building Products Title: Head- Engineering and Design (PEB Buildings) Department: Responsibilities: Was actively involved in releasing manufacturing drawings worth 3891T of steelworks. Delivered pre-engineered wide span buildings with multiple isle cranes for:

1. Superhose at Baddi (50m portal frame single span),
2. BHP Infrastructure (25m multispan with multiple 25t cranes),
3. Reliance Petrol Pump Sheds (approx. 600 nos) all over India.
Years: 2004 to 2005 Employer: Sir Owen Williams Innovestments Limited (SOWiL) Title: Dy. Chief Consultant (Bridge & Structures) Department: Responsibilities: Directed and supervised a group of bridge engineers in the preparation/ of Detailed Project Report (DPR) for NHAI projects:

1. Jallandhar Pathankot section of NH1A (major bridges, minor bridges and box culverts)
2. Lalitpur Sagar section of NH26 (major bridges, minor bridges and box culverts)
3. Kerala - Thrissure section of NH47 (major bridges, minor bridges and box culverts)
4. Bhopal Baraily section of NH12 (major bridges, minor bridges and box culverts)

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Professional Groups
 Internal Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)
 Institute of Structural Engineers (UK), Institute of Civil Engineers (UK)
 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Society of Structural Engineers
Licenses / Certifications
CUST104: Business Communications (Saylor Academy)
CUST105: Customer Service (Saylor Academy)

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English
Hindi

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