STRUCTURAL, CIVIL & MEP ENGINEERING SERVICE

P.E. in New York, Colorado, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota

Piotr Lukasz Sawinski, PhD, PE, PEng

(701) 934-1177 piotr@engburo.com

CAREER PROFILE

  • familiar with Concrete, Steel, Composite, Masonry & Timber Design (USA & Canada; residential and industrial structures) ,
  • extensive experience in static, dynamic analysis (linear and non-linear) and strength of materials,
  • responsible, reliable and capable of making own decisions,
  • strong background in mechanics of structures and geotechnical engineering,
  • high proficiency in civil/structural detailing,
  • outstanding math and computer skills,
  • proven ability to write own software based on various numerical methods,
  • excellent knowledge of FEM,
  • broad understanding of designing, construction problems and means and methods,
  • ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously through all phases,
  • performing site observations and inspection of projects in construction phase,
  • recognized to be creative and time-effective worker.

FORMAL EDUCATION

  • PhD in Civil Engineering: Wroclaw University of Technology (Poland), January 2010. Dissertation: Hellinger-Reissner functional in the static and dynamic analysis of flexible structures,
  • MSc in Civil Engineering: Wroclaw University of Technology (Poland), July 2006 (Static analysis of cable-suspended roofs).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Structural Department Head
Prairie Engineering PC, Bismarck, ND
07/2019 - Present
  • design and coordinate with other trades all structural aspects of projects,
  • act as an EOR for all company structural jobs,
  • oversee and lead structural department.
Senior Project Engineer for Canada
Stueve Construction LLC, Algona, IA
07/2017 - 06/2019
  • designing agricultural facilities (dry fertilizer warehouses, grain bins, chemical warehouses) in Canada & USA,
  • work collaboratively with multi-discipline team and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously focusing on schedule, budget and quality expectations,
  • mentoring and training younger engineers.
Senior Structural Engineer
Sharon Engineering PC, Long Island City, NY
04/2012 - 06/2017
  • designer and lead structural engineer on over 120 projects (residential, retail, mixed-use and commercial; max. 16 sty high)
  • fully responsible for wide range of structural design: new structures, demolitions, excavations, renovations & deep foundations (including close proximity of existing subway structures; new foundation as close as 5ft from the tunnel),
  • managing projects through all phases: conceptual, coordination, design, drafting, shop drawings checking and site visits,
  • maintaining direct contact with owners, architects & MEP engineers in order to satisfy their requests,
  • leading and mentoring a team of younger structural engineers.
Project Manager
Brend Group LLC, Brooklyn, NY
07/2011 - 04/2012
  • coordinating different designing specialists and providing engineering service as GC & Owner representative for 60,000sf residential project.
Software developer (contract based position - remotely)
StructurePoint, Skokie, IL
07/2011 - 04/2012
  • comparison and possibility of implementation of new FEM algorithm into the existing software,
  • providing new calculation module for foundation design software (C++).
Assistant Land Surveyor
Perfect Point Corp., Brooklyn, NY
03/2010 - 06/2011
  • assisting surveyors in their office work & operating CAD computer programs in the protocol used to produce and finish survey maps.
Civil/Structural Project Manager
PPiRB StalKon, Wroclaw, Poland
10/2004 - 03/2010
  • designer and drafter of many steel & concrete structures: horizontally corrugated steel grain silos, masts, retaining walls, residential buildings, industrial facilities, stadium roof, etc.

LICENSES

 

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