Brett Reed

20+ years experience designing buildings, exceeding client expectations, and performing on-site inspections.
Work Experience

Senior Civil Engineer, Powlowski-Collins

Newton, MA January 2006 Present
  • Supervised a team of 8 civil, electrical and mechanical engineers
  • Designed and produced plans for a wide range of projects including public capital improvement projects, commercial sites, subdivisions, and transportation infrastructure
  • Oversaw plan productions totalling $13 billion for 7 different clients
  • Compiled and submitted permit applications to local, state and federal agencies
  • Produced engineering documents using CAD and Civil 3D
  • Conducted on site investigations, inspections, and analyzed data
  • Completed stormwater inspections and wrote detailed reports
  • Sampled and tested concrete, masonry, grout, asphalt, and soil
  • Performed special inspection of structural building components including reinforced concrete, pre‑stressed/post-tensioned concrete, reinforced masonry, and post-installed anchors
  • Trained technicians and inspectors on test methods and proper techniques
  • Reviewed engineering drawings and reports

Civil Engineer, Kilback Inc

Lakeville, MI January 1993 December 2005
  • Worked closely with senior design engineers
  • Developed plans and specifications for buildings worth over $3 billion
  • Completed and reviewed calculations for building designs
  • Prepared engineering cost opinions
  • Performed special inspection of soil placement and compaction, foundation construction, and full-scale foundation load testing
  • Drew civil plans (site plans, grading and stormwater plans, utility plans), diagrams, and profiles, using cross-sections and surveys
  • Created templates and other standard drawings using Civil 3D software
  • Supported the design and production of plans and specifications
  • Assessed impacts of development, including transportation projects in flood prone areas
  • Drafted geotechnical reports
  • Made recommendations regarding foundation design, soil bearing pressures, slope stability, and lateral earth pressures
  • Conducted field surveys
Profile
Newton, MA
(415) 223-4177
Hobbies
Songwriter
Guitar
Badminton
Karoake
Skills
Problem-Solving Skills
Computer-Aided Design Software (CAD)
Analytical Skills
Visualization
Teamwork
Organization Skills
Education
University of California--Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
19881992
Civil Engineering Degree
GPA: 3.9/4.0
Certifications
Civil 3D Software
2019
Certified Planning Engineer
2019
Certified Public Infrastructure Inspector
2019
Certified Construction Manager
2019