Detailing manager

Name : steel detailing
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : hoffmanestates,IL
Job Title Detailing manager
Relocation Preferences : any wher in USA
Objective : For better job prospects and carrer growth.
Resume :  

Ravikumar Email: ravisteeldetailer[at]gmail.com 1963, Swindon PL., Hoffman Estates, ravikforyou[at]gmail.com
Illinois- 60169, USA Cell Ph:(331)645.1584
Off: (847)330.1985 ext126




Career Objective: Explore the various structural steel design, detailing, and fabricating techniques using the 3d software and continual effort to enrich the design, detailing knowledge in AISC.

Career Achievements:
My visits for project startup meetings, steel fabrication & erection support during the project execution enhanced the structural steel knowledge.
Preparation of detailing process manual has helped in optimizing the organizations performance remarkably.

Educational qualification:
Bachelors in Engineering
Diploma in mechanical engineering
Pursuing MBA .


Professional Experience:
I have been working since 1998 in the Structural steel design, detailing, fabrication, erection and commissioning of the industrial, residential and commercial buildings.


Professional Career:

Working with Deegit_inc in Chicago as a Detailing Manager since 2008 to till date

Worked as a Manager- Detailing in iCAD engineering Pvt. Ltd. since 2003 to 2008.

Worked as an Engineer (Steel detailing) in Larsen and Toubro ltd from 1998-2003.







As a Detailing manager (2008 to till date)- Deegit_Inc-IL :

Responsibilities:
.Provide managerial guidance and leadership to the detailers.
Provide a support structure for steel detailers on technical and non-technical issues to maximize their effort.
Assist in establishing and implementing the standards for the division
Stay current on software and hardware developments in the industry and propose/implement new technologies while maximizing the efficiencies of current technologies.
Customer interaction by conducting Kick off meetings, Project review meetings, Criteria discussions, passing a resolution in the changes in the projects, educating the customer regarding the contract document changes, E-mailing the project correspondence & project standards.
Review & distribute drawings for estimation process
Specs & instructions to sales, deck/ joist suppliers, detailers
Follow-up with the quotes with GC/ fabricators
Compute & handle take-off of all structural steel shown on structural framing plans
Transfer all information from computer generated reports & vendor quotes to Excel spreadsheets.
Fill out proposal letter including drawings, addenda, inclusion & exclusion
Explore all project information including the proposal, estimate, contract and understand scope of work, commitments and exclusions prior to project start.
Leading the project kick-off process to educate internal staff on project requirements and commitments.
Using MS project for tracking and monitor a master production schedule for all project tasks with specific deadlines.
Develop a schedule of values and lead the billing effort with the customer each month.
Change management activities like managing the change control process both internally and externally. Communicate all project changes to internal staff. Lead the change order and revised billing process with the customers.
Customer liaison, billing and invoicing.
Monitoring detailing, fabrication and erection teams progress and to see that each department understand project requirements, commitments and specifications.
Maintain and update all internal and external documentation on the project like ccn, RFI, ECN..etc.
Construction site coordinating the initial setup of the job as well as validating that the job is being executed efficiently and effectively on an ongoing basis.
Continual feedback on the project to the each department.
Connection design of steel structures and interacting with EOR & AOR.

Projects done:

1. Structural steel detailing and connection design of Pine Hurst medical center Southern steel- NC
2. Structural steel detailing of TOTAL DCP Cives steel MA
3. Miscellaneous steel for NCE Bunting graphics - PA
4. Structural steel detailing for Boston renaissance school- Capone iron- MA

As a Manager detailing (2006-2008)-iCAD engineering pvt. Ltd-CA.,:

Responsibilities:
Studying and interpreting the contract documents in reference to AISC, BOCA. Understanding the project specifications, customer standards and procedures.
Connection design per ASD, LRFD, architectural and ornamental details preparation per NAAMM, and coordinating the project with the GC.
Quoting and estimating the structural projects from the bid documents.
Studying the bid documents and understanding the availability of the resources and planning the resources to adjust the duration and finish date of the projects.
On site Coordination and start-up meetings with Owner, GC, Engineers and Fabricators.
Business development activities.
Leading the team size of 40 Tekla & SDS/2 -Steel detailers in efficiency model for executing the detailing projects.
Using the MSProject timeline sheets to track and control the activities.
In Tekla environment setup includes connection macros, creation of custom components, Auto connection rules for the project.
Implementation of Usage of C#, .net API to Tekla structures.
Erection support at the job site and shop support with fabricators.
Coordination with agencies viz: Joist coordination, masonry openings, HVAC supports, Roof access and others.
Customer interaction by conducting Kick off meetings, Project review meetings, Criteria discussions, passing a resolution in the changes in the projects, educating the customer regarding the contract document changes, E-mailing the project correspondence & project standards.
Preparation of Project documents Viz., Change order note, Request For information, Letter of Transmittal, Drawing Log and Minutes Of meetings.

Projects done:

1. Auburn university- AL, Fabricator: South Central steel -USA

2. First Baptist church-FL, Fabricator: South Central steel- USA

3. Health south Hospital-FL, Fabricator: South Central steel- USA

4. Structural steel Detailing and design of Pier park commercial buildings- FL, Executed complete fabrication and erection of structures on site.
Fabricator: South Central steel, Fl, USA.

5. AMOS power plant -MI, Fabricator: SSS_inc,-USA

6.Cardinal plant. -MI, Fabricator : SSS_inc. USA.

7.Scherer plant -MI , Fabricator : SSS_inc- USA


As a Design engineer /Checker Xsteel (2003-2006) iCAD software solutions, CA:

Responsibilities:
Connection design (AISC) using Descon, MathCAD, MS excel.
Preparation of simple Shear connections including clip angle connections, shear tab. Etc.
Design of End plate and Seating connections.
Preparation of weld joints.
Connection design of Braces
Connection design of moment connections.
Checking the structural shop drawings, erection drawings, General arrangements and various field reports.
Connection design for shear, moment & braces.

Projects done:
1. Structural steel detailing of gears elementary school structural building Myrex industries-USA
2.Structural steel Detailing of Bay Street Gage steel panels commercial Lees Imperial Welding-CA, USA.
3. Structural steel detailing of blakeney park- Lyndon steel company-SC, USA
4. Structural steel and bridge detailing of St vincent Hospital- South Central steel- Al, USA

As a Steel detailer (1998 to 2003)- Larsen& Toubro ltd.,:

Responsibilities:
Prepares and do preliminary layout model, preliminary arrangement drawings
Reports for advance mill list of structural steel.
Apply connection macros after preliminary layout model.
Do user-defined connection macros if necessary
Check all connection macros versus design standard drawing
connections. Prepares necessary technical query needed.
Generate and update all structural detail and general arrangement drawings
Generate NC1 / DSTV data
Generate reports like assembly list, material list, bolt
list, and bolt location list.
Do model updating due to design revisions and answered technical queries.
Update structural detail and general arrangement drawings due
to revisions.



Engineer steel erection:
Study of the erection drawings. Preparation of rolling schedule including requirement of Men, material & Tools. Weekly and monthly planning for execution of job. Making erection plans for optimum usage of manpower, machinery and materials. Preparation of Column alignments protocols, Getting approval from client for deviations. Preparation of change control notes in the case of Revisions in the Drawings. Making as built drawings and getting the certification from the clients. Vendor selection, billing and payments. Preparations of jobs safety plan, rigging plan using Crane wise Graph sheets and load charts.

Engineer- Steel Fabrication:

Studying the fabrication drawings. Scheduling based on the erection sequence. Planning for material, men & Machinery. Preparation of advance bill of materials for indenting the materials. Preparation of WPS and PQR and approving with customer. Inspection of welding and fabrication works for dimensional accuracy with fabrication drawings. Checking of complicated layouts prior to final fit up. Scheming/ designing the various jigs and Fixtures based on the complication. Making the cutting plans for effective usage of materials. Preparation of dimensional checking and welding checking protocols. Contractor billing and payments. Estimating bidding, & piece rate fixing for fabrication. Relevant documentation using the Excel, SSMS & MS Office. Conducting various NDT tests viz: DPT, RT &MPT. Rising the addendums incase of Revisions and extra work. Preparation of rolling scheme for pipe rolling. Inspection of welding and fabrication works for dimensional accuracy with fabrication drawings.


Projects done:

1. Structural steel Detailing, Fabrication and erection of oxygen plant, Jindal-Praxiar oxygen ltd (Be, India).
2. Structural steel Fabrication, erection and commissioning of corex steel plant, Jindal vijayanagar (Be, India).
3. Structural steel Detailing, fabrication, erection and commissioning of ironorepelletising-, Jindal vijayanagar (Be, India).
4. Commercial, residential buildings for KSPHC (INDIA) & MAHE (Ma, INDIA).

Additional strengths in steel detailing:

1. Joist connection sketches & connection design.
2. PEB drawings interpretation & coordination.
3. Composite structures like wood supports, brass, bronze rails, Aluminum supports and gratings.
4. Detailing of Industrial structures like hoppers ducts & bunkers.
5. Training and technical interviews.


Fabricators worked for:
South central steel, Myrex industries, Lees imperial welding, Lyndon steel company,
Structural steel services, Bristol steel, Herrick steel corporation.

Engineers/ Architects worked for:
Sargent&Lundy, Black and Veatch, Alstom, Advatech, Warleyparisons, Babcock power,
AEP, MGA, LA.



Computer skills:
Languages: FORTRAN 77, C, VB-6.0 and .net.
Steel design Packages:
Tekla structures (14.0) Project management, Modeling and editing.
AutoCAD (R14/2002/2000i, 2008) Drafting and Isometric.
PRO-E/2000i Part, Assembly and I-modeling.
ANSYS ver3.1 Structural, Fluid & Thermal.
MICROSOFT OFFICE EXCEL, WORD, PowerPoint.
MS Project & MS Access Preparation of projects schedules, time reports and cost
Reports
Descon Connection design
SDS/2 (Version 7.122) Steel detailing and design

PERSONAL PROFILE:
Current location : Chicago-IL
Date of Birth: 28th june.
Sex: Male
Status : H1B
Driving license: Available


STRENGTHS:
Personnel Commitment to work,
Self-driven,
Confidence,
Communication skills,
People management.

WEEKNESSES:

Never say No attitude

Training Programs attended:
Safe Rigging practices- By Larsen and Toubro Ltd.,
Time management- By Larsen and Toubro Ltd.,
Soft skills- By ICAD engineering Ltd.,

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