Daniel Lakanen


Project Engineer III

Ishpeming, MI

Daniel J. Lakanen
1401 N 2 St 906.360.4291
Ishpeming, MI 49849 dlakanen@outlook.com

To expand on my skills and experiences as a project engineer at a rural steel fabricator, both in the
office and the field, to bring growth and success to a company in the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul area

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Completed Dec 2011
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
Focus: Structural Engineering
Courses in estimating, reinforced concrete design, steel design and foundation design
Passed Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (EIT) and am working towards P.E. License

Project Engineer III
U.P. Fabricating Co., Inc. 2009-Present
Met with customers to provide unique engineered solutions across various trades
Worked in teams to design and analyze structures/connections with several material types
while referencing structural and applicable building codes
Estimated various types of commercial, industrial, and residential projects
Prepared shop drawings from internal or external supplied engineered drawings/designs
Managed project groups with teams and external vendors to meet deadlines and goals
Acquired materials and setup accounts with new vendors to complete projects
Tracked project costs, submitted progress billing and filed change orders to stay on budget
Visited job sites for field measuring and also to project manage/facilitate installations and
Quickly resolved issues during fabrication and erection/fit-up
Trained interns and new hires

Summary of Qualifications
Certified Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Fall 2011
Strong history of projects completed under budget
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Strong written and verbal communication
MSHA surface trained
Possess knowledge of ASD and LRFD steel design
Prepared WPS (Welding Procedure Specifications) per AWS D1.1
Familiar with IBC, ASCE 7, 14th Edition AISC Steel Manual, and 2008 ACI 318-08 Building Code
Familiar with the following computer applications: Tekla Structures, Tekla PowerFab, Solidworks, Belt
Analyst, Bulk Flow Analyst, Paymee Excel Add-on, MathCAD, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Risa
Connection, Multiframe 3D and Visual Analysis
Proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office Software including Project, Excel and Word
Highly adaptable and possess a desire to learn and grow within a single company

*References upon request.

  • Updated 3 years ago

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