Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Experience of geotechnical engineering investigation and preparation of geotechnical design reports
Proficiency with common geotechnical analysis software (e.g. GeoStudio™, LPile, gINT®) and AutoCad.
Experience applying foundation engineering, slope stability, ground improvement and seismic evaluation analyses toward practical engineering solutions.
Registered Engineering-In-Training in Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC
Skilled at learning new concepts quickly, working well under pressure, and communicating ideas clearly and effectively
Apr. 2013- Jan.2014 Junior Geotechnical Engineer, EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Evergreen Rapid Transit Line Project: Conducted the Pre-Construction Condition Survey, supervised soil mixing drilling in the field, recorded borehole logs, analyzed slope stability, calculated pile capacity and liquefaction triggering analysis
Prepared Geotechnical Design Reports for various projects
May. 2012-Jun.2012 Intern, Golder Associates Ltd., Whitby, Ontario, Canada
McDonald Restaurant Building Addition: reviewed soil samples and field logs, prepared soil logs and geotechnical report for the proposed building addition
Field Drilling Supervision: Supervised the drilling, collected SPT soil samples, identified soil types and field logging for additional borehole investigation for the proposed pond for Minto subdivision
Research contribution for National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHPR) project 10-86, Bidding of Alternative Drainage Pipe System
Jul. 2009-Aug.2009 Intern, No.4 Ministry of Railways Survey Institute, Wuhan, Hubei, China
Drawing up structural designs using AutoCAD in the Department of Bridge
Sep.2010- Jan.2013 Master of Applied Science, Civil Engineering with specialty in Geotechnical Engineering, Queen’s University, Canada (Supervisor: Dr. Ian D. Moore)
NSERC CREATE: STEWARD student scholarship, 2010-2012
Queen’s Graduate Award, 2010-2012
Sep.2006- Jul.2010 Bachelor, Civil Engineering Major, Business Administration Minor, China University of Mining and Technology, China
Scholarship for Excellent Academic Performance (3 times), China University of Mining and Technology, 2006-2009
2nd Prize in National English Contest for College Students, China, 2008
Outstanding Leaders, China University of Mining and Technology, 2007-2008
Sep. 2010- Jan.2013 Research Assistant, NCHPR Project 15-38, Structural design requirements for Culvert Joints (Funded by the U.S. DOTs)
Developed the first structural design requirements for joints in flexible and rigid culverts to withstand variations in construction, support, and loading conditions.
My work featured field-scale testing in the laboratory, 3D finite element analyses using ABAQUS, and development of design equations for the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications.
Aug. 2009- Jul.2010 Research Assistant, Remote Real-time Monitoring System for Sliding Force in
Slope Stability (Patented No. ZL 200710119125.6)
Designed a new remote real-time monitoring system for slope stability and successfully predicted several landslides with such system.
M. He, Y. Wang, and Z. Tao. A new early-warning prediction system for monitoring shear force of fault plane in the active fault. Jour...
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