BIM CAE Design Consultant
Contracted to deliver BIM expertise and create vendor support to enable Cadline's UK and European clients to demonstrate and attain formal BSI BIM level 2 accreditation. (Autodesk products). * Advised SWECO Netherlands and UK industry SME's on implementation of BIM and associated PAS/BS1192 workflows * Collaborated with BSI, ACAS and global academia with regards to client BIM maturity, training, assessment and accreditation * Conducted client audit assessments, drafting of gap analysis reports and recommendations for implementation of BIM * Authored BIM documentation, client workflow assessment criteria, questionnaires, interview templates and training materials * Generated bespoke client EIR and BEP documents encompassing MIDP's, MPDT's and TIDP's. Supplied technical advice regards CDE, PIM and AIM's * Liaised with Cadline customer business account managers on AEC and CAE software/IT solutions to address client needs
Support Manager / Project Engineer Rolling Stock Design
LUL/ Metronet Ltd.
Managed rail engineering design activities on various projects with responsibility for assurance and technical issues on up to five different packages of work simultaneously. Evaluated external bids and tender submissions (Bombardier, Alstom, Siemens, ABB). * Managed GM/RT2000 VAB engineering quality, assurance, and acceptance. Completed train interior refurbishment and human factors assessments for various LUL rolling stocks. Conducted RCM and RAMs investigation on equipment and system failures * Drafted operational safety plans, case for safety papers, scopes of work. Developed maintenance, operational and quality assurance documentation
Lead BIM VDC CAE Design Engineer
Tube Lines Ltd
(Formerly LUL) Responsible for leading utilisation of AEC BIM processes on various rolling stock design, track, SCL and conventional tunnels and stations capital/refurbishment projects. Accountable for collaborating and liaising with business delivery units, project stakeholders and client sponsors. * Demonstrated benefits of using rail AVI, LIDAR and UK Ordnance Survey/Aerial photogrammetry data for DTM and STM terrain modelling/mapping of railway embankments for improved, efficient geotechnical earth slope stability analysis * Established core rules for use of AR and VR technologies in stations and rolling stock engineering design and assurance * Demonstrated use of 3D virtual design techniques for train cab signal sighting and human factors station control room design assurance as mandated in RSSB/RGS/TfL rail standards * 1st person within LUL/TfL to advocate and demonstrate effective use of Gamification "Gaming Engine" technology (Unity3D, Unreal Engine) for rolling stock and stations design. Formed collaborative links between TLL, Capita, HS2 and Unity3D * Demonstrated potential benefits and uses of Drone/UAV technology for remote survey and inspection of rail infrastructure assets, liaised with Network Rail, industry suppliers and outlined possible safety and legal issues
LUL/TfL Tube Lines Ltd.
Managed team and delivered pilot project from scratch to quantify BIM capability and maturity. Created multi-discipline BIM models and associated non-graphical data to demonstrate how project teams and supply chain could work in a collaborative manner using a CDE linked to multiple LUL/TfL legacy information databases. Demonstrated feasibility of linking BIM data to existing NBS, GIS, assurance, construction, risk, safety, planning and corporate asset management systems (Ellipse, IBM MAXIMO and SAP) using Bentley Building Suite /Autodesk/ XML/Adobe/Oracle/Microsoft tools. * Conducted workshops to demonstrate necessity of collaborative working and how savings of 20% could be realised using BIM * Identified business risks, shortfalls, opportunities and benefits with respect to BIM (Briefed Tube Lines Chairman on findings) * Provided technical guidance/oversight on compliance for implementation of BS1192 workflows and user acceptance testing for rules-based QA configuration of ProjectWise/Bentley CDE/CAD, IT hardware and software * Advised on TLL/LUL BIM/CAD Technical support and delivery requirements for NLE project start-up. (Halcrow Mott McDonald)
Senior 3D Design Engineer
TLL Projects FEED Construction Group Accountable for 2D and 3D GIS, architectural and civils construction models and drawings for various LUL PPP stations projects. Provided technical engineering input for design and assurance. Revised core requirements standards for CAD users. * Contributed to Northern Line Signal Sighting upgrade project using 3D Virtual techniques to generate models using laser scan, track AVI, cloud point and GIS data * Company Recognition Award: For delivery of CAD design for multi-discipline refurbishment and step-free access upgrade of Edgware Underground station * Company Recognition Award: For creation and delivery of premises architectural and step-free access designs for Charles Holden Grade II listed Osterley Underground station upgrade/refurbishment project
Senior Rolling Stock Design Engineer: LUL Design & Development
Responsible for creating feasibility design documents and drafting technical reports specifications and standards. Developed industrial/engineering design concepts for future rolling stock and train/track systems utilising 3D CAD/CAE/CAM/FEA tools. * Conducted qualitative and quantitative risk analysis and FMEA assessments for rolling stock carbody crashworthiness studies. * 1st person to ever utilise 3D printing / rapid prototyping/additive manufacturing techniques within London Underground * Conducted FEA analysis of components and assemblies using ANSYS. Developed methodology for collection of wheel and rail profiles for use in 3D modelling and analysis. Realised company savings of £1.2 million per annum * LU Board level Company commendation award: for human factors design investigation, review, report and recommendations employing 3D modelling train/track simulation techniques (conducted to support Chancery Lane train crash derailment inquiry)
ADComms Panasonic Europe Ltd.
TfL Northern Line Extension Leading provision of Comms, CCTV, BMS, HCI and LAN digital systems against RIBA/TfL gates stages for BIM Level 2 delivery requirements of £600m NLE project at Kennington, Nine Elms, and Battersea Stations, Vent shafts, tunnels and track (contract value £9m, client: joint venture Ferrovial Agroman Laing O'Rouke). Conducting reviews, approvals and management of 3D models, asset data and 2D drawings. Performing rules-based clash detection, multi-discipline-design coordination and administration/configuration of ProjectWise CDE, Asite document control. Creation, support and update of IFC, 3D PDF and VR/ mobile/cloud on-site data for construction/installation teams. * Realisation of parametric, virtual photo-matching/Rotoscoping/3D visualisation techniques linked to BIM model data and real- world camera image benchmark metadata to validate and ensure maximum CCTV coverage * Conducting value engineering design & DfMA constructability studies for independent Cat 3 Checks and approvals * Drafting of RFI's, EWN's and control of internal/client engineering change requests and EIR variations to contracts. Communication of BIM information to commercial non-technical staff functions * Advising ADComms Europe/Japan Directors and UK SMT on BIM strategy, digital transformation and implementation * Executing integration of BIM ideology and processes into current ISO9001 business standards. Defining future IT/hardware/software requirements and deployment * Creation of multi-media marketing, advertising, visualisation rendering and animation materials. Writing of articles on BIM capability for industry journals and company website * Delivering business case and strategy for company attainment of BSI ISO19650 BIM accreditation kitemark * Authoring of BEP and capability/statement documents in response to EIR/PAS 91 section 8 pre-qualification questionnaires and...