Mr. Rajitha Sachinthaka

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  • Civil Engineer Geotechnical Engineer


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  • MSc or Equivalent
    • Geotechnical and Earth Resources Engineering - Asian Institute of Technology : 07/08/2018 - 19/05/2020
  • BSc or Equivalent
    • Civil and Infrastructure Engineering - Asian Institute of technology : 02/09/2013 - 16/05/2017

  • National Building Research Organization Sri Lanka : ( 26/06/2017 - 26/07/2018 )
    • Scientist Engineer

    • National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) operates under the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources & Disaster Management as a pioneer technical organization for building research, committed to propagating public awareness of disaster risk reduction measures, disaster risk mitigation through geotechnical applications, disaster resilient construction, etc.

      I was employed as a Scientist (Engineer) at the Human Settlements Planning and Training Division of National Building Research Organisation from 26th June 2017 to 26th June 2018.

      During this period I have gained research & development and work experience in the following areas,
      • Disaster resilient housing construction for resettlement,
      • Precast housing construction – building a model house,
      • Assessment of geotechnical designs of high & midrise buildings prior to issuing a Geotechnical Clearance by NBRO,
      • Development of a guideline for conducting a geotechnical investigation for design and construction of high & midrise buildings, and
      • Writing technical articles for NBRO newsletters on the Geotechnical Clearance issuance processes for the construction of high & midrise buildings and on the demolition of multistoried buildings.

Language Read Level Written Level Spoken Level
Sinhalese High High High
English High High High
Tamil Low Low Medium
Spanish Low Low Low

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