Sarvie Golestaneh

Sarvie Golestaneh

New York, NY, US

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An ambitious architectural engineer and designer, on a mission to create a better world for the people and for the planet. Seeking to continuously adapt and learn in an environment that challenges the limits of current abilities. 



Werner Sobek, New York, NY, US, Junior Engineer & Drafter

• Created and modified detailed fabrication drawings using AutoCAD; submitted large packages on very tight deadlines while working in coordination with fabricator and team headquarters overseas*
• Traveled to company headquarters and assisted in completing fabrication packages, while also improving communication between Germany and New York offices
• Conducted thermal analysis on façade connections using THERM and WINDOW software and discussed ways to improve performance*
• Used REVIT to model curtain walls, analyze floor plans and develop details in CAD
• Analyzed structural models in ETABS, calculated loads in SAFE to determine adequacy, created finite element models in SAP2000 and proposed remediation measures when necessary
• Completed engineering calculations for connections in MathCAD in compliance with applicable codes

Sep 2019 - current

Baywa r.e. Solar Projects, Irvine, CA, US, Operations and Services Intern

• Created a Quality Assurance and Quality Control report for the company and its partnerships with subcontractors; created checklists of tasks that pertain to QA/QC
• Formulated monthly reports using monitoring software (ALSO Energy, LocusNOC, MeteoControl) for utility-level solar projects (2 MW – 28 MW) to ensure adequate performance and compliance with contract guarantees
• Executed an asset management tracking tool with MS Excel and assisted in choosing subcontractors for civil engineering tasks; evaluated proposals and compared RFP’s within a team of engineers

May 2018 - Aug 2018

Real Property Branch, Ottawa, ON, CA, Bridge & Dam Engineering Assistant

• Conducted weekly & monthly inspections of various types of bridges and recorded observations to identify changes in the condition, function, or performance of structural integrity
• Assisted in modifying the Bridge Inspection Manual (BIM) and Dam Inspection Manual (DIM) alongside licensed professional engineers in the public service
• Compiled and completed minor operation & maintenance projects, including modifications to a catwalk, by executing statements of work, cost estimates, and CAD drawings,

Sep 2017 - May 2018


Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, CA, Bachelors, Architectural Conservation and Sustainability

An accredited Bachelor of Engineering degree in the field of Architectural Conservation and Sustainability studies. This program was relatively very new, with only two graduating classes before my own. It was self-driven with room for flexibility with regards to career options. Academic projects include: Sustainable Infrastructure Capstone Project, and Conservation Studies conducted on historic buildings.

Sep 2014 - Jun 2019

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