Barthelmy - Civil Engineer - Castries, Saint Lucia

Kelland Barthelmy

Castries, Saint Lucia


Civil Engineer


I am Managing Director of Barsons Engineering Limited, a predominantly Civil & Structural Engineering firm. We have accumulated over 30 years combined experience in civil and structural engineering, the energy sector, the water & sanitation sector, the health sector, road design for subdivisions, drainage and project management.

In addition Barsons Engineering Limited specializes in the engineering and design of structural steel buildings for heavy industry, stadiums, supermarkets, warehouses and factory shells where large spaces without the interruption of columns are required. The company is very knowledgeable in the supply, erection, corrosion protection and maintenance of steel structures.

Work History

Managing Director/Principal Engineer

Barsons Engineering Ltd

St. Lucia, W.I.

• Founder of engineering firm Barsons Engineering Limited.
• Responsible for day to day functioning of the engineering firm. Liaised with Government officials,
Business Owners, Bank Officials, Clients, Consultants, Architects for project implementation.
• Design of building structures to Caribbean, United States and British codes.
• Structural assessment of existing building structures.
• Computer Aided Engineering, Design and Analysis

Structural Engineer/Estimator

Caribbean Metals Ltd

St. Lucia, W.I.

• Designed steel structures to British and Caribbean codes.
• Priced, sourced, steel buildings and components of buildings.
• Supervised the fabrication, delivery and erection of steel buildings and structures
• Liaised with Government officials, Clients, Consultants, Architects, Engineers.

Drainage Design Reviewer

Maricopa County Flood Control

• Computed peak flows from storm runoff.
• Designed a variety of drainage structures - including culverts, open channels.
• Drew up plans for remedial action due to flooding.
• Reviewed grading and drainage plans for land developments.

Structural/Civil Engineer

Garrett Fluid Systems

Division of Allied Signal Aerospace
• Designed structural steel and reinforced concrete structures.
• Designed structural platforms for heavy industrial equipment to withstand vibration.
• Design water distribution system for company test facility.
• AUTOCAD - Preparation of construction documents.

Structural/Civil Engineer

Garrett Turbine Engine Co

Division of Allied Signal Aerospace
• Designed steel framed factory/office building over 20,000 sq.ft.
• Designed reinforced concrete structures, utility tunnels.
• Specified protective coatings for steel and concrete against corrosion.
• Analyzed & designed for wind and seismic loads on structures.
• Computer analysis of building frames.

Field Engineer

City of Phoenix

• Inspection of various construction projects for compliance with construction documents.
• Collection of concrete samples for testing.
• Writing field reports.

Team Leader - Total Quality Management (TQM)
• Brainstorming, interfacing, discussion of project implementation with management, architectural,
engineering, mechanical and environmental personnel at Allied Signal Aerospace Company.

Qualifications & Certifications

Autocad for the Professional

Autocad Institute

Civil Engineering

Northern Arizona University

Energy Technology

University of Florida

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