Harmanjit Uppal,

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Harmanjit Uppal,

Assistant Engineer

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  • Classification: Associate
  • Discipline: Building Engineering
  • Current Employer: Mainland Engineering Corporation

Career Experience

I have a strong academic background in Planning and civil engineering. I did my Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering from the Internationally accredited university of India. During my academic life, I have had regular exposure to hand on work experience through industrial training and internships. As a part of my Bachelor's Degree, I have completed one 4-Weeks survey training and a 6-month internship (Industrial & software). I did my first half of industrial training as a trainee under a project engineer at L&T Power plant and worked on site at the construction of water treatment plant in thermal power plant. And for the second half, I worked as a structural engineering intern under an experienced structural engineer and excelled in STAAD Pro (Structural Analysis and Design Software). Further, I had academic exposure to a variety of civil engineering fields such as Structural, transportation, Surveying, Construction management Hydrology & Dams, Geotech and various civil related software. At present, I am pursuing Post Degree Diploma in Applied Planning at Langara college. This program mainly focuses on planning laws and processes. As a part of this program, I excelled in Community and Land use planning, Land development and Sub-Division Layouts using AutoCAD, GIS and SketchUP software and, learned about municipal frameworks and BC planning Laws.

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • I always found my interest in a career where I can contribute to wellbeing of community. Therefore opted to become an engineering with knowledge of planning, so that I can implement my planning knowledge of sustainablity through my engineering practices.

Career Highlights

  • Structural Engineering intern at Proace Institute of Advance simulation
  • Trainee under construction manager at Larsen & Toubro
  • Trainee under Surveyor at 4 week survey camp

Professional & Community Activities

  • APEGBC, ASTTBC and SPEATBC