AMIT PATEL, E.I.T.
Ph: 713-303-3671 Email: amitpatel20[at]gmail.com
5 years of experience as a Structural Engineer in petrochemical and commercial industries.
Working knowledge of UBC, IBC, PIP, API, ACI, ASCE and AISC standards.
Proficient with STAAD PRO, SACS, ANSYS, RISA-3D, AutoCAD, PRIMAVERA, MS OFFICE,MS Project, MAT-3D and Foundation-3D.
Experienced in detailed design and engineering for FPSO & fixed platforms and substation structures & lattice transmission towers.
Experienced in detailed engineering for petrochemical refineries, commercial and residential buildings.
Residential Status: US Permanent Resident (Green-Card holder)
Education: Master of Engineering Major in Structures
Lamar University, Beaumont TX
Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering
M.S. University, Vadodara India
Kshipra Inc. Houston, Texas (2009 Current)
Position: Structural Engineer III
Working with an independent contractor on civil engineering projects including design and remodeling of shopping center and parking garages. Assisted project manager in preparing engineering plan, procurement plan, construction plan and staffing/resource plans.
Designed foundation for a self-storage unit and provided recommendations such as spread footings, drilled piers, and piles foundation systems. Also, performed slope stability analysis and settlement calculations.
Foster Wheeler USA Corp. Houston, Texas (2007 2009)
Position: Civil / Structural Engineer II.
Valero, Port Arthur 4 drum coker unit: Design of various steel structures, and pile foundation including seismic design. of heater foundation, equipment foundation, merichem skid and MAZE Structure using Valero standards. Drew foundation drawings and pile drawings for various structures.
Reliance, JERP Coker and Gas Plant: Design of foundation for various refinery equipments such as exchangers, horizontal and vertical vessels, silos, tanks, pumps and piperacks. Design of derrick structure, steel piperacks and other steel supports (CPS and MPS) and design steel connections.
Valero, Port Arthur 2 drum expansion: Estimation of various steel structures and foundations for refinery (FEL-III) and to assist engineer to create specifications and design guidelines. Co-ordinate with different departments for setting standards procedures according to clients requirements.
BP Whiting, Indiana Coker and Gas Plant: Working with pipe stress Group, helping in designing pipe support system and analyzing stress critical pipes with help of CAESAR-II.
Structuneering Inc. Houston, Texas (2006 2007)
Position: Structural Engineer I.
Design of metal roofing for air-ports, theatres, shopping centers.
Design of self-storage and industrial Buildings, including connection, foundation, partition panels. Drafted steel connection details and foundation for various buildings.
Design of metal trusses, and metal framing for commercial buildings and residences.
Design of Parking lots, canopy, and foundation of low rise buildings.
Mass Construction Company, Gujarat, India - (2003 - 2004)
Position: Junior Structural Engineer.
ONGC Gujarat, India (Floating Production Unit):
(2100 WD, 30 Mbopd, 70 MMscfd gas)
Designed the topsides for FPSO, modeled and performed analysis for flare boom rest, performed in-place, fatigue, dynamic, and load-out analysis for several modules. Design of pipe supports, checking equipment weld down details, organized and developed final project data books and provided engineering support.
ESSAR Energy (Offshore Port System-Fixed Platform):
(For 120 W.D)
Designed offshore pumping and quarters platform and several onshore platform units . Designed piles, prepared weight reports. Modeled and performed In-place, Lift, Launch, and Load-out analysis for Jacket, Transportations Analysis for Deck and Jacket, prepared Material Takeoff weights.
Design foundation and supporting structures for Transformer, Bus Support, and design connection for Suspension Insulator and Panel room for Substation 66 kV to 33 kV.
Design and Analyze Lattice transmission towers ranging from 66kV-220kV, Design base plate and anchor bolt connection and various kinds of foundation depends on soil condition.
Engineering: STAAD PRO, SACS, ANSYS, CFS, RISA-3D, MATHCAD, CAESAR, Foundation-3D, MAT-3D, Primavera, FE/Pipe.
Drafting Tools: AutoCAD, Smart Plant Review-3D, and Microstation.
Structural steel design (basic and advance), Finite Element Analysis (FEA), geotechnical engineering (basic and advance), Reinforced Concrete design (basic and advance), comp methods of project management, AutoCAD, construction planning and management, soil mechanics, Numerical Methods of Structural Analysis , stress analysis, transportation (basic and advance).
Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T.) certification from Texas Board of Professional Engineers (T.B.P.E).
Available upon request