Daniel Seidel, P. Eng
Surrey, BC



With 10+ years of experience in the heavy construction and engineering industry I have gained a strong proficiency in the planning, estimating, and execution of projects. I have the ability, motivation and dedication to lead and be a part of a successful team.

Key developed Skills
·         5+ years of estimating and scheduling and 3+ years of field experience on heavy construction projects

·         Extensive software experience in HCSS HeavyBid, HardDollar, Primavera P6, Synchro 4D, Microsoft Suite, AutoCAD and SAP

·         Excellent teamwork, leadership, organizational, communication, presentation, and creative problem solving skills

Professional Designation & Memberships

·         Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC) – Professional Engineer

·         Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) International – Member
Career experience
BC Hydro
Construction Manager | Burnaby, BC

02/2019 – Present

·         Develop and update the corporate practice for portfolio and project management of capital construction.

·         Lead the creation of best practices and championing the approval from governance committees and senior management through to communication and training of the key stakeholders during implementation.

·         Act as a liaison with the construction and contract managers to provide support and implement required updates from key lessons learned during application.

Construction Officer| Shalalth, BC

04/2018 – 02/2019

Project: Bridge River Penstock Recoating Project

·         Represented BC Hydro as the first point of contact in administering the contracts.

·         Daily site safety coordination of all contractors on site, communicating  and documenting daily activities and issues in field reports, managing contract changes, witnessing quality tests and ensuring results meet contract requirements, preparing permit request packages, and monitoring the contractors performance.

Estimator| Burnaby, BC

03/2016 – 04/2018

·         Led estimates ranging in value from $1M to $100M which included generator replacement, HVAC replacement, penstock recoating, protection and control upgrades, quarry reconciliation, structural and geotechnical seismic upgrades, and decommissioning projects.

·         Presented the estimate details to division management to receive approval for funding.

·         Acted as a ‘subject matter expert’ during reviews and evaluations of contract proposals.

Kiewit Infrastructure
Lead Engineer | Kearl Lake, AB

10/2015 – 01/2016

Project: Muskeg – Sand Dredging Operation, Imperial Oil

·         Tracked quantities and cost, created target production goals with incentives.

·         Operated placement barge, performed survey of placement and borrow material, planned daily operations, supervised workers, and managed the project schedule.

Design-Build Coordinator| Denver, CO

01/2014 – 10/2015

·         Developed standardized methods of conducting business for all design-build projects across the company.

·         Communicated with key stakeholders in creating manuals and databases which contained all of the relevant information to successfully implement and manage a design-build project.

Discipline Project Engineer | Pointe du Bois, MB

11/2013 – 01/2014

Project Description: Spillway Replacement Project, Manitoba Hydro

·         Coordinated and directed the work of 6 field engineers.

·         Managed and tracked discipline budget and forecast.

·         Managed contract changes with the owner.

Field Engineer / Superintendent |Pointe du Bois, MB

10/2012 – 11/2013

Project Description: Spillway Replacement Project, Manitoba Hydro

·         Developed work plans for formwork and concrete placement including operational cost comparisons.

·         Prepared and released request for quote packages, performed comparisons, and awarded subcontracts.

·         Procured and received permanent materials and performed quality receiving inspections.

·         Directed and supervised 3 crews which included up to 30 workers.

Scheduler / Estimator | Winnipeg, MB

06/2011 – 10/2012

Project Description: Spillway Replacement – Early Contractor Involvement, Manitoba Hydro

·         Created multiple fully resource loaded baseline schedules using Primavera P6.

·         Modeled the project in AutoCAD Civil 3D and integrated it with the schedule using Synchro 4D.

·         Creating operational work plans, material balance plans and detailed takeoffs.

·         Reviewed past cost from previous similar projects to obtain man-hour factors to support the estimate.

Tolko Industries / Manych Construction
Equipment Operator / Labourer| The Pas, MB

2005 – 2011 (Summers, March – Aug)

·         Performed confined space safety monitoring, equipment replacement and maintenance, Level 1 first aid emergency response, operated heavy equipment, and residential and industrial roofing and concrete work.

Bachelor of Applied Science Degree, Civil Engineering   | University of Manitoba, 2011

Additional TRAINING
·         All About The Schedule – WPL (2017)

·         Slope Rock Stabilization Systems – (2017)

·         Highway Heavy Construction – NCCER (2015)
·         Concrete Construction Inspector – ACI (2012)

·         Synchro 4D Scheduling (2011)


  • Updated 4 years ago

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