Highly motivated Civil Engineer with 16 years of experience working for one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations with revenues of more than $11 billion and consistently ranking among the top five contractors by Engineering News-Record.
My experience with Kiewit has prepared me to successfully plan and execute projects while promoting safety, quality, schedule, and cost performance. My career experience ranges from construction design coordinator on a multi billion dollar design build project, to on-site project engineering and project management for self-performing heavy civil construction work ranging from $545 million to $3.1 million dollars. Excellent communicator skilled in construction means and methods, cost controls, scheduling, claims analysis and contract administration.
As the Field Engineer and Project Controls Manager on one of the largest design-build project in Maryland she manages approximately 1,000 WBS activities on a P6 schedule. Even after a six month delay in the award of the project the project will be substantially complete on the original completion date. Clara coordinates on a daily basis, incoming and outgoing correspondence, a cost loaded CPM, RFIs, modifications, change orders, and unforeseen field conditions that required redesign and schedule modifications to adhere to a hard completion date.
Intercounty Connector-Segment B | $550 million | Maryland State Highway Administration (MDSHA) consisted of the construction of seven miles of new six-lane toll road. The work included 2.4 million cy of excavation, 1.7 million cy of embankment, 500,000 sy of new pavement section, 65,000 sy of MSE walls, over 80,000 LF of drainage, and 15 bridges totaling over 600,000 sf of deck with bridge spans reaching up to 207 lf.
I-95/I-495 Interchange at Telegraph Road | $256 million | VDOT consists of the recontruction of I-495 interchange at Telegraph Road in Alexandria. The work included 500,000 cy of excavation, 321,000 sf of new pavement, 39,000 lf of drainage, 400,000 sy of base and overlays, 23 retaining and MSE walls, 4 soundwalls, 11 AASHTO/Steel girder ramps/bridges totaling 380,000 sf of deck, 5 box culvert extensions.
Design Build I-95 Widening and Reconstruction | $170 million | Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) DISTRICT 5 consists of widening 10 miles of the existing I-95 four lane interstate highway to a six lane interstate highway in Brevard County FL. The work consisted of 15,000 lf of 18" concrete pile, 2,500 c of structures concrete, 2,900 lf of AASHTO girders, 50,000 lf of median storm drain pipe and 174,000 lf of underdrain. Overall excavation to embankment was in excess of 585,000 cy along with 435,000 sy of stabilization and 280,000 sy of optional base.
Western Beltway Project | $56.2 million | Florida Turnpike Authority consists of the construction of 7 AASHTO bridges, 2 bridge overpasses, 2 Signature soundwalls, 6 ramp toll facilities, 2 mainline toll plazas, grading of approximately 2.5M cy of dirt, asphalt paving, drainage, as well as electrical and signage work.
Douglas Line Renovation Project | $351 million | Chicago Transit Authority consisted of the renovation of six elevated train stations, 2 at-grade stations and 5 miles of track.
Dublin I-16 | $10.1 million | Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)
Level 3 Communications Fiber Optic Network Project | $41.5 million | Level3 Installation from Atlanta, GA to Birmingham, AL
Howard Street Track Reconstruction | $3.1 million | City of Baltimore Light Rail and O'Donnell Street Viaduct | $10.3 million | Maryland Department of Transportation.
Civil Engineering Clara Newsom
Assistant Project Manager
bridges, contracts, delivery, direction, Engineer, framing, HVAC, lighting, managing, materials, access, 3.1, Network Installation, painting, plumbing, procurement, project plans, quality, quality control, safety, sound, supervising, supervision, Transportation, Type III, Type II, utilities
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