Vancouver, BC

Position Desired

Geotechnical Engineering
Anywhere in the U.S.


Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer
 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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