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  • Contact details are shared right at the beginning to help employers contact the applicant without the need to go to the end of resume to find the details. It also helps employers in knowing if the candidate is from near by area, which in-turn provides answer to accommodation, transportation, relocation, work permit and other such relevant issues.

  • Mention of technical specialization right at the top, on the first page of resume, again helps employers to judge a candidate's suitability, and decide whether to further review the resume or not. It becomes significant in situations where employers receive many applications for an open position.

  • Job summary too contributes to the same cause as explained in the previous point, and is more persuasive. It also helps in retaining employer's attention and guiding it to selected sections of the resume. Highlighting of experience, professional skills, etc., further adds to the impact.

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Sample Dam Safety Engineer Resume
(A sample resume for Civil Engineer specializing in earth dam construction, hydraulic modeling, soil testing and environment impact studies)

Michael K. Williams

1891 Hood Avenue, San Diego, California - 92111
Tel: (858) 694 7410


(Experienced Civil Engineer specializing in earth dam construction, hydraulic modeling, soil testing and environment impact studies)

Career Objective

Looking for a suitable position of a Dam Safety Engineer with a reputed and performance oriented company, where I can challenge my skill-sets and explore them to exploit the opportunities available, and contribute to organizational growth and my professional development.

Career Synopsis

An adept Civil Engineer with 6 years of experience in dam construction and hydraulic modeling. I have worked renowned names in the industry, and have been part of projects proclaimed as historical milestones. By virtue of my experience and exposure gained, I have developed following core competencies:

  • Earth Dam Design and Construction
  • Environmental impact study (impact on surrounding ecology - long term and short term)
  • Preparation of hydraulic models
  • Soil testing (EDG - Electrical Density Gauge)
  • Structural design evaluation and construction material testing
  • Expertise at designing submerged structures, using both concrete and steel
  • Preparation of maintenance plans

Work Experience

Senior Engineer (Safety and Maintenance) (June, 2008 - till date)
PCL Civil Constructors Inc., 9000 W Vernalis Rd., Tracy, CA

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To prepare maintenance schedule and check list of various processes involved
  • Ensured that design is at par with the proposed layout
  • Assisted in carrying out project feasibility studies related to environment impact
  • Conducted soil tests for approving appropriate maintenance schedules
  • Maintained records of all dams, their technical specifications, maintenance schedules, and risk analysis and management plans

Dam Safety Engineer (August, 2006 - June, 2008)
American Civil Constructors Pvt. Ltd., 3701 Mallard Dr., Benicia, CA

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepared special safety and maintenance plans for submerged parts of the dams
  • Evaluated structural design and composition of the raw material used for issuing safety compliance certificates
  • Trained staff working at dam site about various safety standards to be followed
  • Assisted in preparing hydraulic models for power generation and ensured that they comply with international safety regulations

Core Competencies

Technical Skills

  • In depth knowledge of Earth dam design and construction
  • Strong research skills for environmental impact study (impact on surrounding ecology - long term and short term)
  • Thorough knowledge of preparation of hydraulic models for dam designs and power generation
  • Ability to carry out soil testing (EDG - Electrical Density Gauge)
  • Structural design evaluation and construction material testing
  • Knowledge of submerged structures design, using both concrete and steel materials
  • Expertise at preparation of maintenance plans
  • Adept at preparing technical documents

Personal Skills

  • Ability to work in team (coordination and interpersonal skills)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Eye for detail
  • Organized work style
  • Familiarity with local geographic and environmental patterns

Academic Qualifications

M. Sc. (Structural Engineering) (August, 2004 - July, 2006)
Glendale Technical University, 220 N Glendale Ave., Glendale, CA

BSCE (Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering) (August, 2000 - July, 2004)
Empire College of Engineering, 3035 Cleveland Ave., Santa Rosa, CA


Anna S. Robinson
(Project Engineer)

PCL Civil Constructors Inc.
9000 W Vernalis Rd.
California - 92175
Tel: (858) 694 1010


I acknowledge that sharing of misleading information can result in candidature being terminated, and I may be barred from applying for future job openings with the company. I would be required to produce relevant documents in original to support the credentials shared in the resume.

Signature: ####

Name: Michael K. WilliamsDate: June 27, 2012Place: San Diego, CA

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