J. Murel V. Cabral
1982, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Far Eastern University (Philippines)
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
Jose Murel V. Cabral joined Dueñas & Associates, Inc. in May 1986 as a Civil Engineer/Designer. He has over 15 years of civil engineering design experience while working on various drainage, highway, water, sewer, and construction management projects in Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and various Micronesia Islands.
Mr. Cabral is responsible for coordinating the civil engineering design criteria with the surveying effort to ensure that proper survey data is requested and obtained. He researches design codes and regulations to determine design criteria and periodically oversees the engineering technician staff to gather needed design data and to document design calculations.
Mr. Cabral is proficient at preparing technical specifications and cost estimates for civil design projects. He also uses AutoCAD and the Soft Desk Suite of Civil Engineering/Survey Design Software (DCA). Mr. Cabral is experienced at determining required sight, stopping, and passing distances, horizontal and vertical curve coordinates, and super elevations. He has designed and overseen the construction of numerous highway and drainage improvement projects.
Mr. Cabral gained experience using metric units while working on designs for the CNMI and while getting his education in the Philippines. In addition, Mr. Cabral is adept at providing field engineering solutions to construction problems. He consults with the project construction managers to solve civil engineering related matters which arise during construction operations.