(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Mr. Jessica. Claire is a successful bridge engineer and project manager with 15 years of experience in design and construction of transportation infrastructure - Licensed Professional Engineer in California. Mr Claire has worked in all phases of design and construction of numerous large scale transportation projects, most recently: LA Metro's Regional Connector and CA High Speed Rail. Having worked for large full service transportation firms, namely AECOM, Weidlinger Associates, Ammann and Whtitney, He developed management, design, and planning experience on large structures linking major cities as well as local infrastructure projects. Mr. Claire's resume includes Rehabilitation of Manhattan Bridge, Redecking of Triborough (RFK) Bridge, Cable and suspender rehabilitation on numerous bridges, such as Delaware River memorial Bridges and Throgs Neck Bridge. His Work also includes inspection and rehabilitation of various airport structures such as Newark Liberty Airport Air-train, rehabilitation of John F. Kennedy Airport runways, taxiways, and building maintenance. Local Structure design and construction experience includes various single and multiple span bridge rehabilitation along Brooklyn Queens Expressway. In addition to design and task management, Mr. Claire has long standing experience in Construction management and construction support services; resolving field issues and reviewing RFI's and Shop Drawings. Excellent project management experience on small and large size projects. Outstanding bridge design background in steel and prestressed concrete. Sound knowledge in Structural Analysis. Sound technical writing abilities. Proficient in scheduling and document management technology. Design Code Experience: AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, 6th edition 2012. AASHTO Standard Specifications, 17th edition.
  • Structural Analysis Software: CSI Bridge, SEAISAB, ADINA, MDX, RC-PIER, CONSPAN, SAP 2000, GT STRUDL, STAAD PRO, L-Pile, EnerCalc, AASHTOWARE, CFS.
  • Extensive drafting experience with Microstation(V8i) and AutoCAD 2012.
  • PRIMAVERA (P3, P6) scheduling software.
  • Document Control software (Bentley Projectwise, Autodesk Vault, Constructware, Sharepoint)
  • Extensive Experience with MATHCAD and MATLAB in Engineering Applications.
Rutgers Graduate School of New Brunswick , Expected in 2011 Master of Science : Civil Engineering - GPA : Civil Engineering
Rutgers School of Engineering , Expected in 2001 Bachelor of Science : Civil and Environmental Engineering - GPA : Dean's List Student Civil and Environmental Engineering Dean's List Student
, Expected in Engineering Fellowship at the PANYNJ, 2000 : - GPA :
  • ASCE 7-10 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures.
  • AISC Steel Construction Manual, 13th edition.
  • IBC International Building Code, 2009.
  • PCI Design Handbook, 6th Edition.
  • CALTrans Bridge Specifications.
  • LA Metro Design Criteria (MRDC).
Trc Companies, Inc. - Senior Bridge and Tunnel Engineer
, , 06/2015 - 2016
  • Projects:.
  • 2nd/Hope Station Independent Check -Regional Connector Rail.
  • Responsibilities included Tunnel modeling in SAP 2000 and Producing demand/capacity calculations to verify designer's calculations and details.
  • East Muscat Ave Bridge Independent Check - CAHSR (CA High Speed Rail).
  • Responsibilities included modeling the structure in CSI Bridge.
  • Performing Design Calculations for all bridge members including Operating and Maximum Level seismic events.
Trc Companies, Inc. - Project Manager
, , 05/2012 - 06/2015
  • Managed the design of two curved ramp structures on Scudders Falls Bridge Rehabilitation.
  • Developed structural design modes on CSI bridges.
  • Also, developed framing plan and steel connection details.
  • Led IH Engineers' design team on deck replacement project at Major Deegan Expressway Rehabilitation, NYSDOT.
  • Sub-consultant to AECOM.
  • Technical director representing IH Engineers' design team working on economical design of a Shared Use Pathway (SUP) as part of the "Raising of Bayonne Bridge", PANYNJ.
  • Sub-consultant to HDR.
  • Project engineer on Route 37 Rehabilitation - Mathis Bridge Redecking, NJDOT.
  • Acted as project manager and lead designer on light weight exodermic deck and substructure concrete repair design tasks.
  • Sub-consultant to Parsons Brinckerhoff.
  • Led design tasks on load rating and re-decking design effort on Pulaski Skyway member evaluation and steel repairs.
  • Sub-consultant to Michael Baker, Inc.
  • Led the successful completion of load rating effort on various NJ-Transit Rail Bridges.
  • Checked and updated load rating calculations for steel, concrete, and brick arch bridges.
Adobe Systems Incorporated - Project Manager
, , 09/2011 - 04/2012
  • Successfully managed solar farm projects.
  • Performing design and construction management of large scale utility plants in the United States, Canada, and Australia.
  • Performed QC reviews for plans and calculations related to maintenance buildings and foundation pads utilizing IBC building code.
  • Manage design meetings with stake holders and direct and update the design criteria.
  • Projects: Avra Valley Solar Farm, NRG Energy - Arizona, US Greenough River Farm, VERVE Energy - Australia.
Farnsworth Group Inc - Principal Engineer
, , 04/2004 - 09/2011
  • Project: Painting Steel Repairs and Suspender Rope Replacement at Throgs Neck Bridge Role: Developed a nonlinear finite element model (ADINA) to obtain current and jacking forces during rope replacement operations.
  • Developed steel repair designs for deteriorated stringers, floorbeams, and bracing members.
  • Performed numerous load rating assignments to assess current Bridge capacity as well as due to an additional lane of traffic.
  • Project: Widening of the Bronx Plaza Spans at Triborough Bridge Role: Developed complex geometry calculations using multiple baselines and developed camber and haunch tables for a large number of steel members.
  • Carried out LFD design calculations for tangent and curved stringers (MDX design software) as well as develop and detail superstructure drawings.
  • Designed and detailed superstructure slab, armored expansion joints and approach slabs.
  • Performed seismic evaluation calculations of existing and proposed piers using SEISAB.
  • Performed LFD design calculations of concrete piers using RC-PIER.
  • Carried out several design calculations for bridge bearings.
  • Contributed to specification writing on the project.
  • Project: Widening of Ward's Island Viaduct at Triborough Bridge (DESIGN and CSS) Role: Attended monthly progress meetings with client, contractor, and resident staff.
  • Contributed to RFI and NCR resolutions Reviewed steel shop-drawings (stringers, girders, floorbeams, brackets) Reviewed precast concrete panel shop-drawings.
  • Reviewed concrete mix designs and materials submitted by contractor.
  • Designed and detailed superstructure slab, stringers, and floorbeams.
  • Designed and detailed bridge bearings.
  • Reviewed concrete pier designs Developed geometry calculations and tables.
  • Carried out Load Rating assignments.
  • Project: New Britain - Hartford Bus-way Bridges and Retaining Walls, Connecticut DOT Role: Prepared LRFD design of eleven retaining walls structures along Bus-way.
  • Developed structural details for retaining walls.
  • Performed design checks for superstructure design of Trout Brook Bridge and New Britain Bridge over New Britain-Hartford Busway.
  • Project: Structural Assessment for Tydings Memorial Bridge and Hatem Bridge, Maryland Transportation Authority Role: Developed linear models of various bridge structures to obtain controlling stresses of several construction stages during a deck replacement project.
  • Analyzed and improved construction sequence to reduce stresses during construction on vulnerable members.
  • Prepared technical reports summarizing findings, repair recommendations.
Weidlinger Associates - Bridge Engineer
, , 03/2002 - 04/2004
  • Performed ASD design Calculations and specifications preparation for Verrazano Narrows Bridge Drainage Modification.
  • Performed ASD/LFD design calculations for dehumidification steel enclosure and developed re-anchoring details for corroded cable strands at the RFK (Triborough) Bridge.
  • Carried out design calculations and prepared design details for superstructure replacement of Replacement of 65th Place Bridge over BQE.
  • Executed an In-depth inspection for fascia girders and end diaphragms at Tappan Zee Bridge.
  • And developed repair details.
F.R. Harris - Entry Level Staff Engineer
, , 05/2001 - 03/2002
  • Carried out preliminary seismic calculations and GTSTRUDL modeling for retrofit assessment of ROUTE 139 viaduct (NJDOT).
  • Conducted Shop drawing review for several highway bridges for NJDOT projects.
  • Performed several quantity take-off calculations and engineer's estimates.
Professional Engineer (PE): CA, NY
Additional Information
  • Licensure: Professional Engineer (PE): CA, NY
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