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Chandni Patel

Chandni Patel

Jersey City, NJ, US

 

About 

Core Competences:
Project and Business Management, Knowledge about the safety Rules of NYC DOB & OSHA, Immaculate taste with an eye for the smallest detail Experience directing, residential and commercial projects, Maintain a good Client / Vendor Relationships and Leadership and Team-work

Education:
Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Master of Science, Construction Management – May 2012, GPA: 3.88
School of Building Science and Technology, CEPT University, India, Bachelor of Technology (Hons.), Civil-Construction – May 2010

Software:
Autodesk Constructware, Primavera P6, Microsoft Office Project, Navisworks, AutoCAD 2010, Revit Architecture, Google Sketchup, Microsoft Office 07/10, Adobe Photoshop, CEMa Construction Enterprise Management

Certification:
40 Hour DOB Site Safety Manager Course, Dec ‘10 and 10 Hour DOB Site Safety Manager Course, Dec ‘11

Project Experience:
Response to Request for Proposal and a bid presentation for a higher education institutional project
Response to BID for SMEF-III including project take off and integrated BIM model with P-6 Schedule
Developed a Site Safety Logistics Plan, safety log and a detailed report for a multistory building in accordance with the regulations of New York City – Department of Buildings and OSHA
Undergraduate research Thesis on “Evaluation of Quality system for developers of Ahmedabad through Construction Quality Assessment System (CONQUAS)”
Designed and prepared Detailed Project Report of a new road from feasibility study to pavement design
Studied pre implementation and implementation stage of a free-way project
Valuation of a Town Planning Scheme in the city of Ahmedabad
Internship on Steel Structure: Navneet Publications Pvt. Ltd; Frame Structure: Gannon Dukerley & Co. Ltd.; Load Bearing Structure: Shyam Developers

Professional Experience:
Graduate Assistant Department of Mathematics and Prof Anne Ronan, NYU Poly (Sep ’10 – Dec ‘11)
Created maintained and controlled academic records of undergraduate student; graded tests. Oriented new employees to departmental policies and procedures. Provided administrative support for more than 1000 undergraduate students.
Instrumental in providing clarity about courses, grading and faculties to students

Project Control Engineer: J. P. Infra Pvt. Ltd (Jun ‘09 – Jan ‘10)
Assisted project team in preparing WBS and updated schedules through P6 for Commercial Mall Project of 450,000 sq. ft. retail space. Reviewed and updated work procedures. Involved for tendering and project proposal. Conducted inspections, audits and risk assessment for Health, Safety and Environment Department. Maintained records and document control.
Improved site safety awareness through videos, presentations, quizzes and demonstration

Construction and Management Trainee, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Ltd. (Dec ‘08 – May ’09)
Prepared and maintained daily/weekly/monthly reports, purchase orders and site safety records. Reviewed change orders. Performed take offs and project monitoring for a reviewed sub-contractors scope of work. Coordinated between different trades. Billing, procurement and vendor selection at site level through CEMa.
Developed a well appreciated successful Traffic Diversion Plan for construction of a 6 lane presressed segmental flyover
Reduced the alteration cost by rectifying design error in the blue print of precast segmental formwork

General Engineer, Shaligram Buildcon Pvt. Ltd. (Jan ’07 – Nov ‘08)
Conducted inspection of construction activities. Performed and monitored material testes. Reviewed and approved design submittals, project invoices and budget. Updated progress reports for monitoring.
Frequently worked numerous additional hours to meet strict deadlines

Extra-Curricular
Lead Coordinator, Worked for development of infrastructure facilities of Municipal schools (2009-10)
Event Organizer for site safety week celebrations at Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for fellow colleagues (2009)
Lead Coordinator, Data analysis on Engineers’ day 2008-09 ‘Traffic Safety and Public Transport’ and worked on every annual Engineer’s day from 2005-10 including survey, design, documentation and analysis with various teams.
Volunteer, ‘10th Congress, Asian Planning School Association’ (2009), Faculty Creativity seminar (2009)and ‘National Seminar by Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC) (2006)
Volunteer, Introduced hundreds of people to the realm of possibilities for their lives
 

Education 

Polytechnic Institute of New York University | NYU-Poly, New York, NY, US, Masters, Construction Management

Aug 2010 - Dec 2011
 

CEPT University, Ahmedabad, Bachelors, Civil - Technology

Jul 2005 - May 2010
 


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