Project Coordinator


7840 Prince Albert St, V5X 3Z7, Vancouver, BC
+1 236-330-0315, brarjaspreet46@gmail.com


Master of Civil Engineering (Project and Construction Management)                 Sep 2018 – June 2019
University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Bachelor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering                          Graduated: May 2017
Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland



Software Applications: AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Primavera, MS Project, HCSS HeavyBid, Navisworks and MS Office, Sigma Estimate

Other: OFA Level 1, BC Class 5 Driving License



Project Coordinator                                                                                          July 2019 – July 2020

Dragados Canada Inc., Richmond, BC, Canada


·        Reviewed consultant’s design and drawings to ensure compliance with the project specifications.

·        Taking off quantities for Bid purposes.

·        Liaised with and managing subcontractors and suppliers during the Bid process

·        Reviewed and compared sub-contractors proposals to ensure compliance with the specification and technical requirements.

·        Participated in discipline technical meetings with Partners and Designers.

·        Assisted the estimating team during the pricing process.

·        Assisted the Project Manager in the preparation of the Bid Technical Documents.

Site Engineer                                                                                                    June 2017 – Aug 2018

Wills Bros Ltd., Civil Engineering Contractors, Dublin, Ireland


·        Administered site office with over 50 workers, and maintained project records such as daily reports, photographs, requests for information (RFIs), and confirmation of verbal instruction (CVIs).

·        Ensured the work to proceed on site as per the latest designs by interpreting project drawings and specifications for field crews and recorded as-built surveys using GPS and Robotic Total station.

·        Performed setting out, levelling and surveying for two, four-man crews and regularly inspected the alignment of the culvert. Developed as-built report including as-built drawings (using AutoCAD), sub-contractors’ information and material data-sheets for the client.

·        Prepared shop drawings in AutoCAD, assisted with change orders; obtained quotes, monitored noise and vibration data, prepared concrete cube samples for testing.

·        Met all health and safety standards, by helping in developing and following construction method statements.

Undergraduate Engineer                                                                                     May 2016 – Aug 2016

Arup Consultants, Dublin, Ireland

·        Worked as part of the Structural team and designed steel & concrete structures such as retaining walls, VMS (Variable Message Sign) Gantry, access bridges using Eurocodes.

·        Prepared design briefs describing detailed engineering calculations and technical reports. Also, assisted in preparing project specifications.

·        Developed a database from around 200 geotechnical reports in Dublin City into one ArcMap file that saved around 5-man hours each week when looking for information from these reports.

·        Assisted with onsite inspections and ensured that all materials used and work performed are in accordance with the project specifications.





Academic Project – Designing Engineering Student Center (ESC)                     Jan 2019 – April 2019

Department of Civil Engineering, UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada

·          Designed ESC building, including planning, design and contruction.

·          Created drawings and 3D models using SketchUp & Revit software, prepared estimate using Sigma Estimate & RS Means Data and 4D simulation using Navisworks.

·          Developed BIM execution plan for the project.


Graduate Teaching Assistant                                                                              Jan 2019 – April 2019

Department of Civil Engineering, UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada

·          Performing duties as per the instructions and guidelines.

·          Advising students on performing experiments safely and as per the set protocols.

·          Responding to the queries raised by students and helping them understand the experiment.


Undergraduate Researcher                                                                                 Sep 2016 – Apr 2017

Department of Civil Engineering, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

·          Project Title: “Impact of Autonomous Vehicles on Pedestrians’ Safety”

·          Designed and conducted a survey of opinions about autonomous vehicles on pedestrians.

·          Analyzed and evaluated survey data and summarized data using fact sheets, graphs, and tables.

Paper Publication: View this publication here.

Brar, J., & Caulfield, B. (2017). Impact of Autonomous Vehicles on Pedestrians’ Safety. IEEE 20th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Yokohama, Japan: IEEE.


Voluntary Work:

Student Mentor                                                                                                   Jul 2014 – May 2015

Thapar University, Patiala, PB, India

·        Peer Mentor for 40+ first-year students. Help them navigate through higher education.

·        Regularly mentored prospective students by providing a day-in-the-life experience.

·        Facilitated group discussions on topics such as financial aid, qualities of a successful student.




·         Outstanding International Student Award primarily based on scholarly achievement at UBC in 2019.

·         Crampton Award Ireland based on my academic performance in 3rd year at TCD in Nov 2016.

·         Runner-up in competition in Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Engineers in Ireland in April 2016.

·         Book Prize from Trinity College Dublin for First Class Honors in June 2016.

·         Selected for International Engineering Programme with 75% Scholarship on Tuition fees from Trinity College Dublin and Thapar University.

·         Prem Sagar Gupta Merit Scholarship from Thapar University, India in October 2014.

·         Scholarship from Central Board of Secondary Examination, India under central sector scheme in 2013.



●  Listening to Music                      ● Travelling                           ● Swimming                       ● Technology


September 2018 - June 2019

Master of Civil Engineering at University of British Columbia

August 2013 - May 2017

Bachelor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland


July 2019 - July 2020

Project Coordinator at Dragados Canada Inc.

June 2017 - August 2018

Site Engineer at Wills Bros Ltd., Ireland

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