Kourosh Y

Engineer - 17 Years of Experience - Near 95128




San Jose, CA

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Kourosh Younesi 801 S Winchester Blvd , APT 2303 San Jose , CA , 95128 Tel : (408) 933-8063 Email: (Green Card Holder) Summary of Qualifications: -Expert in seismic hazard analysis and dynamic sediment analysis, site effect analysis (equivalent linear and nonlinear analysis) -Providing seismic hazard analysis reports and acceleration response and design spectra. -Expert in different fields of geotechnical analysis such as soil improvement, slope stability, field and laboratory testing, shallow and deep foundation allowable bearing capacity and settlement, marine geotechnical engineering, liquefaction assessment, soil improvement methods, geophysical investigation, soil dynamic and geotechnical earthquake engineering. -Managed several geotechnical investigation projects. -Providing Project Mobilization Plan, Business Plan, Working Procedure and method statement, Proposals, Quality Plan, HSE and optimizing project cost and time schedule. -Proficient in geotechnical software such as geo slope 2007, Plaxis 8.1, EERA, NERA, seismosignal 5.4, Deep soil 5.1 and familiar with Abaqus software. -Fault trenching, luminescence and radio carbon dating test to determine fault activity (Assaluyeh 90Km length strike slip fault activity in south of Iran near to Persian Gulf has been investigated by trenching, sampling, transporting to Oxford university in 2005 – Project: Iran South Pars gas field; Client: SHELL) - Slope stability analysis and excavation stabilization with nailing, anchorage, soldier piles and combined methods down to maximum 35m depth. - Proficient in geotechnical and seismic standard codes such as ASTM, BS, ASCE, ATC, FEMA, UBC, IBC, FHWA (especially for nailing and anchorage ), etc. - Familiar with soil-structure interaction concepts and design. Professional Experience DARYA KHAK PEY co. (Geotechnical Consultant co.) 2014-current Senior geotechnical engineer and Project Manager GENERAL MECHANIC co. (General Contractor co.) 2012-2014 Geotechnical engineer expert and Planning Manager SAZEHPARDAZI CONSULTING co. 2011-2012 Project Manager of Khoramshahr 15000 people capacity stadium MANDRO GEOTECHNICAL CONSULTANT ENGINEERING co. 1999-2011 Senior Geotechnical engineer, Head of R&D Dep., Head of Geophysical Dep. Geotechnical Project Manager ( Some of the projects had important international clients such as NGI, Total, Shell, ENI, Atkins co., Sinopec co.) Managed, design and constructed some special equipment or conceptual innovating design for the first time in Iran in Mandro co.: - CPTu hydraulic power and frame structure designing and construction, approved by Apb.Vn.Berg (Netherland) co. - Investigation to design down-the-hole offshore CPTu instrument on the barge platform to employ in offshore projects (homemade version). - Investigation to design special submarine for offshore geotechnical drilling. - Pile static test instrument designing and constructing such as jack, pump and a frame to calibrate hydraulic jack up to 500 tons capacity. Education and Training - (1999-2002) M.S. Earthquake Engineering – Tehran Science and Research University - Research: Liquefaction potential assessment in south of Iran. - (1992-1996) B.S. Civil Engineering – University of Tehran – Tehran, Iran Professional Registration - Project Management certificate – Management and Planning Organization of Iran. - Member of Tehran Construction Engineering Organization. - Management of Contract affairs certificate- Khaneh omran –Iran - Member of association and editorial board of Iranian Geotechnical Association. - CPTu certificate – A.P.B. Vandenberg co. (Netherlands)





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