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  • David Wilkins

    Civil Engineering Designer/Technician

    David O. Wilkins, E.I.T.
    35514 N. Barzona Trail, San Tan Valley, AZ 85143
    cell: 480-392-9926 email:


    I am a highly qualified civil designer with strong CAD skills in civil, surveying, architectural, and structural engineering. I enjoy taking ownership for assigned tasks and have played a key role in improving quality and production for many projects. Managing and organizing a team of drafters, maintaining company standards, and prioritizing assigned duties are among my strengths. Very proficient in using AutoCAD, Land Development Desktop, and Civil 3D, while being committed to being innovative with new techniques and software. Advanced technical abilities include preparation of design reports utilizing Excel, Word, Flowmaster, StormCAD and others. Additional experience includes field inspections, site assessments, and meeting with clients to determine project related details. Strengths Include:

    *3D Grading and Surface Modeling *Drainage Report Preparation
    *Detailing and Cross Sections *Hydrology/Hydraulic Calculations
    *Site Plans, Sewer, Water, Piping *Quantity Take-Offs
    *Survey, Boundary, and Topo Maps *Managing Survey Points/Data
    *Construction Inspections *Plan & Profile Sheets
    *Soil Inspections for Septic Systems *Legal Descriptions/Exhibits

    Civil Designer, Terra Visa Group, Inc., St. Johns, AZ, Feb. 2009-March 2010
    Designed and drafted a potable and truck water system for Apache County Maintenance yard
    ALCO retail store, including water system, sewer service, fire line, grading, drainage, and site design
    NAWT soils investigator and inspector for septic systems. Onsite wastewater design
    FHA manufactured home foundation and project construction inspections.
    Sewer lift station and collection system designs for Greer Lodge Resorts

    Civil Designer, R.B. Williams & Assoc., Inc., Mesa, AZ, May 2007-Sept. 2008
    CAD production leader for water & sewer lines, arterial roadway design, drainage reports, legal descriptions, and exhibits. Plans included a package lift station.
    Trained office personnel in Civil 3D and set up company standards and templates.
    Worked with clients, plan submittals, permit applications, and resolving questions and red lines from reviewing agencies.

    Civil Designer/CAD Team Leader, CMX Engineering, Inc., Phoenix, AZ, Oct. 2002-May 2007
    Lead CAD designer for large subdivisions, shopping centers, and arterial roadway improvements, grading, drainage, water, sewer, roadways, and drainage design reports.
    Client and consulting coordination, plan submittals, permit applications, and red lines.
    Trained personnel in Land Desktop, grading design, and construction plan preparation.
    Introduced software to save the company 20% in drafting production costs.
    Completed a 3 mile water, sewer, effluent, and roadway design 20% under budget

    Civil Designer, M2 Group, Inc., Mesa, AZ, Oct. 2000-Oct. 2002
    Lead CAD designer for residential development - water, sewer, grading, and drainage.
    Helped train Mesa and Hermosillo office personnel in using Land Desktop tools
    Prepared drainage design reports associated with construction plans.
    Prepared subdivision plans - water, sewer, grading, arterial roadways

    Civil Designer, Hook Engineering, Inc., Phoenix, AZ, Sept. 1995-Oct. 2000
    CAD Designer and Drafter for a variety of commercial projects - gasoline service stations, fuel piping, concrete parking areas, site layout, grading, and utilities
    Prepared drainage, water, and sewer reports for commercial development

    Civil Designer/Field Inspector, Shreeve & Assoc. Inc., St. Johns, AZ, March 1989-Sept. 1995
    Construction Inspector for wastewater treatment and collection system, Greer, Arizona. Maintained field records, sketched as-builts, performed compaction and concrete testing.
    Rod man for survey construction, staking, and topographic land surveys.
    Subdivision plats, exhibits, grading & drainage plans, site plans, and utility plan and profile sheets.
    Designer and draftsman for sewer collection systems, alternative wastewater systems, potable water mains, and large water tanks including a 17 mile water project in St. Johns, Arizon


    General Education Courses, Mesa Community College, Mesa, Arizona
    Water Distribution Operator Training, Office of Water Programs, Sacramento, California
    Sewer Collection Operator Training, Office of Water Programs, Sacramento, California
    NAWT Certification for On-site Sewer Soil Site Assessments and Septic Tank Inspections
    Engineer-In-Training, Arizona Board of Technical Registration


    David Jeffers, P.E.
    Jeffers & Associates, PLLC
    807 E. Harvard Avenue
    Gilbert, Arizona 85234

    Carl Bloomfield, P.E.
    6K Consulting, LLC
    4858 E. Baseline Road, #101
    Mesa, Arizona 85206
    Phone: 480-664-8592

    Troy Peterson, P.E.
    Vantage Resources, LLC
    3010 S. Priest Drive, #102
    Tempe, Arizona 85282

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