Civil Design Engineer

Name : daniel.griffith11
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Rancho Santa Margarita,CA
Job Title Civil Design Engineer
Relocation Preferences : San Diego, Santa Barbara
Objective : Obtain a position where I can grow as a soon to be professional engineer and manage people in order to help a business grow
Resume :  
Daniel J. Griffith
10 Via Jaquima
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
H: 949.858.3813 C: 949.292.8776
E: Daniel.Griffith11[at]yahoo.com
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A dedicated professional with knowledge of engineering principles, concepts and techniques pertaining to civil, architectural design and land develpment. Strengths
include; attention to quality, schedules, deadlines, and budgets. Experienced in engineering design, engineering management, and construction in progress.

WORK EXPERIENCE

DuMont Engineering, Inc., Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
February 2006 Present
Civil Design Engineer
Design and prepare construction documents for residential and commercial buildings (new,
remodels and retrofit). Prepare all calculations (horizontal and vertical) for beams, foundations,
shear walls, necessary hardware, etc. Prepare site grading and drainage plans.
Work directly with plan checkers with their comments and responses.Work directly with clients
either at the job site or in the office for possible changes, problem solving, or just doing whatever
they need to make them more comfortable.

Project Experience

Residential: Weekes Residence, Newport Beach, CA (New Steel Construction)
Prepared all construction documents. Designed the site for all grading activities (shoring,
retaining walls, drainage, grading, and erosion control.) Performed all plan check procedures and
structural design calculations. Worked with the general and subcontractor contractors in order to
ensure that all Requests For Information (RFI\'s) were implemented and documented properly.

Improvements/Retrofit: The Hills at Yorba Linda (Fire Timber Rebuild)
Prepared all construction documents. Performed all plan check procedures and structural
calculations. Updated the design of the buidling to fit the 2007 California Building Code and
2006 International Building Code Standards. Worked with the general and subcontractor
contractors in order to ensure that all Requests For Information (RFI\'s) were implemented
properly, used to document all changes, errors or omissions.

Land Development: San Jacino Land Development
Designed and prepared plans for tentative tract map approval. Performed various lot studies and site research. Addressed and responded to plan check comments. Attended planning commission meetings. Also, designed all plans for final engineering including street improvement plans, hydrology plans and calcualtions, precise grading plans, and water and sewer plans. Worked directly with city engineers and other organizations in a collabtive effort to implement the functionality of the designs.

AEI CASC Engineering, Inc., San Diego, CA
December 2004 February 2006
Civil Design Engineer
Designing and submitting Tentative Tract Maps. Design lotting studies, set pad elevations and street grades. Assisted in final engineering for street improvement plans, water and sewer improvement plans, utility plans, and grading plans (rough and precise). Travel to various agencies for research of future projects.



Project Experience

Mojave Land Development, Purdy/Mojave Ave.
Performed studies necessary for tentative tract submittal. Worked with San Bernardino County and City of Mojave agencies for the parameters of development. Conducted mapping research as well as land research (zoning, land use, etc). Performed various lot studies, site layouts (streets, parks, lots, utilities, and ditches for offsite flow), set pad and street elevations and conducted hydrology calcualtions in order to prepare tentative tract map drawings and details. This project
involved 50 acres and included 1200 residental lots.

Perris Land Development, Perris, CA
Assisted in the final engineeing procedures, including horizontal and vertical street design, precise grading, and water and sewer plans. Altered the tentative tract map in order to implement changes necessary for final engineering (grading and drainage changes).

Hunsaker and Associates, San Diego, CA
June 2004 December 2004
Civil Design Engineer
Designed water and sewer lines in residential areas through the use of AutoCad, cities, and other engineers. Also prepared homeowner exhibits, revised grading plans, and prepared street and utility improvement plans.

Tetra Tech, Ontario, CA
October 2003 June 2004
Waste-water Engineer
Used AutoCad extensively for pipeline design, site layout, and grading for various public reservoir and water pipeline projects

COMPUTER SKILLS
AutoCAD, Enercalc 6.0, RISA, Microsoft Office: Word and Excel

EDUCATION
Villanova University, Villanova, PA
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
Concentration: Business
Passed the FEE (EIT) exam in April 2000.
Sitting for the Professional Engineering Exam (PE) October 2010

ACTIVITIES:
-Ironman Triathlete, Personal Trainer , Unites States Masters Swimming (USMS)
-Coach youth basketball, Intercollegiate crew, Special Olympics, radio show, charity events

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