Project Designer

Name : Brian Tjernlund
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Morris,IL
Job Title Project Designer
Relocation Preferences : USA
Objective : To provide clients with quality engineering service to help them meet their goals.
Resume :  
Brian Mark Tjernlund, EIT
90 W. Grandin ∙ Morris IL 60450 ∙ btjern1[at]yahoo.com ∙ (815) 941-2168

Experience _____________________________________________________________

GreenbergFarrow Arlington Heights, IL
Project Designer February 2007 to July 2008
Handled nearly all stormwater calculations for projects using HydroCad and HydroFlow.
Design work included storm sewer layout and sizing, stormwater detention design (both wet and dry bottom), 100 year stormwater flow routing, floodplain/floodway delineation, and wetland delineation.
Handled acquiring required permits from regulating agencies such as municipal, state, EPA, sanitation districts, soil and water conservation districts and etc.
Created construction documents such as Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP), Erosion Control plans, and Best Management Practices (BMP).
Conducted site reviews prior to beginning projects to ensure suitability of site. Saved clients time and money many times. Reviews included wetlands, floodplain/floodway, utility access, site grading, hazardous material issues, cost estimates and other potential construction issues.
Handled sanitary sewer design, site grading, parking design, utility layout, finish floor elevations.
Worked in AutoCad on a daily basis as well as Civil 3D and Land Desktop experience.
Created project drawings for review, bidding, and construction.
Experienced with GIS programs including AutoCad, Civil 3D, Land Desktop, HydroFlow, and HydroCad.
Handled correspondence with clients, government officials, regulatory agencies, and contractors to ensure good communication and keeping the project on schedule.
Worked with a team of professionals to ensure quality of service to our clients while staying on schedule and under budget.
Designed and assisted with designing projects across the country for clients such as Home Depot, Kohls, and Texas Roadhouse.

Devery Engineering Grayslake, IL
Field Engineer October 2006 to January 2007
Construction inspection for Municipal projects included watermain replacement, installation of storm sewer, and replacement of street pavement.
Assisting contractors with plan interpretation.
Assisted with conducting surveys with surveying Total Station.
Construction documentation including material quantities and maintaining construction logbook.




Seton Engineering Service Corporation Palatine, IL
Design Engineer August 2004 to September 2006
Handle all stormwater calculations using TR-20, StormCad and rational method.
Designing responsibilities included grading, storm sewer design, stormwater detention design, TR-20 software calculations, StormCad, sanitary sizing, sanitary PE flows, working with floodplain, floodways, and wetland delineation, future estimated traffic flows, and cost estimates.
GIS experience with MicroStation, StormCad, GeoPak, Total Station and collector survey equipment.
Designed project sites for clients that include urban residential subdivisions, commercial sites, and industrial sites.
Handled correspondence with government officials, reviewing agencies, and clients.
Handled permitting with regulating agencies, municipalities, and other involved parties.
Creating topographic surveys (both field survey and cad drawings).

Robert E. Hamilton Consulting Engineers P.C. Joliet, IL
Engineering Intern Summers 2002, 2003
Conducted municipal engineering reviews for Minooka IL. Reviews included 450-600 acre subdivisions; ensure sufficient water (pressure calculations) and sanitary service, fire hydrant coverage, village code compliance.
Survey work including topographic and Alta surveys. Used Total Station and GPS.
Stormwater, sanitary, lift stations, and sewer sizing calculations. TR-20, Rational method, WaterCad.
GIS experience includes AutoCad, WaterCad, Total Station and collector, and GPS equipment.

Illinois Department of Transportation Ottawa, IL
Engineering Intern Summers 1999, 2000, 2001
Assisted the Resident Engineer with his duties including: construction inspection, material quantities, material testing, construction documentation, and plans interpretation.
Survey project layout, Total Station and rod and level.
Worked on $40+ million bridge project.

License/Skills________________________________

Engineer in Training (EIT)
IL License #061-031414
Approximately 6 working months from PE Exam eligibility.

Skills
Systems: Windows 95, 98, 00, ME, XP
Software: AutoCAD, Micro station, Civil 3D, Land Desktop, MS Word, MS Excel, Explorer, TR-20, Hydroflow, Stormcad, HydroCad, WaterCad


Education____________________________________

University of Illinois Chicago, IL
College of Engineering
Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering May 2004

Volunteer/Interests____________________________

GRIP Outreach for Youth Chicago, IL
September 2005 to April 2009

Personal Interests
Studying engineering disasters, history, bike riding, fishing, camping, canoeing, volunteering, woodworking, and gardening.


References ____________________________

1.Mike Klingl, Department Manager, GreenbergFarrow
(630) 200-9219
2.Dan Angspatt PE, Project Manager, GreenbergFarrow
(847) 788-9200
3.Sam Kagswast PE, Former Project Manager at GreenbergFarrow
(708) 250-3971


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