Harshan Sandrakumar


  • Harshan is a UNSW qualified engineer with two and a half year’s experience in Design Engineering and Project Management. He has effectively produced designs, conducted experiments and analyse the validity of all results in the fields of structures, fluids, and acoustics using AS, ESC, FAR, and MDG design standards. This skill set is complimented with his ability to effectively apply project-management techniques on multimillion-dollar projects where he delivered objectives on time, within budget, and meet quality requirements.
  • Harshan has gained valuable experience and exposure to Sydney Trains management processes and key stakeholders in his role assisting the Project Director 2017 Timetable Implementation.


Strengths & Skills

  • Enthusiastic and driven to meet set goals
  • Effectively use project-management techniques to develop project plans, assess risk-mitigation strategies, and optimise asset distribution
  • Strong planning, organising, and time-management skills
  • Professional level of communication both verbally
  • Proactive team member


  • Rail Planning ServicesGraduate Engineer 2017 – Present
    Harshan was allocated to assist the Project Director 2017 Timetable Implementation and develop his skills and understanding of the client. The role included liaising with stakeholders to gather information and confirm the status of deliverables which were key to the timetable implementation
  • Tyco AustraliaAccounts Payable Officer 2016 – 2017
    Clerical function processing payrolls
  • Australian Winch & Haulage (AWH)Junior Design Engineer   2013 – 2014
    Responsibilities included skillfully analysing the structural failure of steel members and rectified the issue through calculations, 3D modelling using Inventor, and engineering drawings which included work instructions and bills of material (BOM).  Designed and executed proof-load tests on critical steel members and ensured all test results complied with design regulations.   Communicated with the senior management to tradesmen and established an open-professional channel to discuss future designs, project development and manufacturing orders respectively. 
  • Polex Environmental Engineering,  Design Engineer & Project Manager  2012 – 2013
    Precisely designed HVAC systems based off pressure requirements of the fan used. Effectively planned and managed projects from commencement to completion by producing on-site design solutions, organising contracts and materials, preparing tenders, expected cost and expected project duration. Produced detailed reports regarding project successes and incorporated a risk-based assessment of potential future approaches.
  • Sydney Ports CorporationTrainee Engineer   2010 – 2011
    Supervised the structural modification of the Overseas Passenger Terminal to meet the revised industry regulations. Consistently produced and maintained a database of Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS), Risk Management Matrices, work orders and official documentations.  Prioritised public safety through safety barriers and fencing around the plant in a highly public used space. 

Qualifications & Affiliations

  • Graduate Diploma of Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering) – University of New South Wales (UNSW), 2016 
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Aerospace Engineering) – University of New South Wales (UNSW), 2011