Construction Project Engineer resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
Experienced construction project engineer with excellent client and project management skills. Action-oriented with strong ability to communicate effectively with technology, executive, and business audiences.  I am interested in adding my experience to your company. I am dedicated to process improvement in the best interests of the client with 6 years' experience in project engineering and 6 years' experience in civil engineering design and plan production.  In addition to my Civil Engineering and Project Engineering/Management experience I also have over 20 years military service in the United States Air Force.  I am currently TSGT / E-6  in the Air Force Reserves and hold a Department of Defense Security Clearance.  I have previously held a Department of Energy Security Clearance with Sandia National Laboratories and am experienced in the use of the following software packages: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Oracle, e-Builder, Maximo, Projectwise Design Software: Microstation, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, StormCAD, Storm Master, Culvert Master, AHYMO)
Core Qualifications
  • Project management
  • Client-focused
  • Training and development
  • Change management
  • Results-oriented​
  • Contract negotiation/review/drafting​
  • Quick learner
  • E.I.T. (Eligible for PE in 12 Mo) 
University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM Expected in BACHELOR OF SCIENCE : CIVIL ENGINEERING - GPA : CIVIL ENGINEERING
Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale, AZ Expected in ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE : APPLIED SCIENCE - GPA : APPLIED SCIENCE
Mckinstry Co. - Construction Project Engineer
Phoenix, AZ, 10/2011 - 08/2016
  • Oversight of installation of a 5.4 MW ground mount solar array on 27 Acres at Princeton University, NJ.
  • Integral team member on multiple Federally funded projects.
  • Accountable for multiple projects of varying stages of their lifecycles including overall customer satisfaction.
  • Coordinated with utilities and municipalities during construction process identifying key deliverables.
  • Planned, scheduled, and managed regularly scheduled meetings.
  • Conducted ongoing reviews of construction drawings from design through project completion ensuring 100% compliance of specifications and drawings.
  • Managed project schedules ensuring on time completion and budget compliance.
  • Supervised project production efforts to ensure projects completed to company standards.
  • Reviewed and maintained the Bill of Materials with the Construction Managers, Project Managers, design, supply and logistics teams to ensure on-time delivery of materials.
  • Oversight of General Contractor ensuring contract compliance.
  • Worked with design team managing submittal of building, electrical and construction permits.
  • Planned and attended pre-construction kick-off meetings with client and general contractor.
  • Developed site specific Scope of work, schedule, Methods of procedures and safety documents.
  • Assisted in subcontractor bid review, and subcontractor selection.
  • Worked with Project Manager to prepare budget forecasts capturing budget commitments.
  • Oversight of subcontractor requests for information, submittals, pay applications, and contract documents.
  • Created the system operation and maintenance manual and published to the owner.
Mdu Resources Group, Inc. - Project Engineer
Little Falls, MN, 07/2010 - 04/2011
  • Conducted design visits to verify current conditions for new build sites and co-location telecommunications facilities for wireless carriers.
  • Researched, reviewed and ensured compliance with Zoning Ordinances, expediting client's permit process.
  • Prepared Lease Exhibits, Zoning Drawings and Construction Drawings.
  • Delegated project design details to CAD operator team members.
SMITH ENGINEERING COMPANY SEC - Civil Engineering Associate
City, STATE, 01/2006 - 11/2009
  • Contracted out to Sandia National Laboratories (Department of Energy) to assist their Facilities Engineering department in Field Investigations, Project Design, and Customer Liaison Services, and proper grounds maintenance securing $200,000 for the fiscal year for SEC while strengthening client relations.
  • Performed site development to design a 10.2 million dollar design-build construction project for the State of New Mexico, minimizing traffic congestion.
  • Accomplished drainage analysis and ground water modeling to design detention basins for the Department of Energy, saving sensitive government equipment by preventing future flood damage.
  • Coordinated with multiple engineering disciplines for on time project completion.
  • Facilitated project coordination with clients while participating in design group meetings ensuring effective communication for project execution.
  • Calculated quantity take-offs and prepared construction cost estimates Executed value engineering techniques to meet clients' monetary and time constraints.
  • Provided designs to upgrade existing infrastructure, completed water shut off plans and coordinated efforts with public service companies to avoid conflicts with existing utilities in the design corridor.
  • Conducted Feasibility Studies; Reducing the potential for residential flood impact for the City of Albuquerque.
  • Developed and analyzed water system models for Portales, New Mexico.
  • Recommended improvements prevented citywide water shutdown.
  • Prepared construction drawings utilizing multiple software packages listed above.
CONNELLY & WICKER INC - Civil / Transportation Engineering Intern
City, STATE, 07/2005 - 11/2005
  • Modified Plans for Department of Transportation to include Signalization, Signing and Pavement Markings, Limits.
  • of Construction, and Cross-Sections.
  • Completed quantity take-offs of construction drawing packages, calculating engineering cost estimates.
  • Created and produced design booklets and construction documents.
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE RESERVE - MCGUIRE AFB - Air Transportation Technician / Supervisor
City, STATE, 05/2002 - Current
  • Plans, schedule and process eligible air cargo passengers and mail Check cargo against manifests, and annotate overage, shortage, or damage.
  • Exercise necessary safety and security precautions in handling and storing hazardous cargo and mail.
  • Secure cargo with appropriate devices and equipment Select, assemble, palletize, and transport aircraft cargo loads to and from aircraft and storage areas.
  • Oversight of employee annual performance evaluations.
  • Conduct functional inspections of forklifts, buses, and other special use vehicles.
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE - Quality Advisor / Compliance Inspection Program Manager
City, STATE, 08/1996 - 05/2002
  • Developed quality implementation strategies and coordinated work.
  • center self-inspections and performed quality assurance inspections ensuring proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Established and maintained databases for 600 personnel, tracking findings, detecting and analyzing trends; ensuring 100% compliance.
  • Planned, coordinated, and conducted large scale audio visual presentations for upper management.
  • Managed policies and administrative functions in over 30 different departments.
  • Maintain time cards for civilian employees within the functional area.
  • Utilized and disposed of hazardous materials and waste in accordance with Environmental Protection Agency.
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE - Survival Equipment Technician / Supervisor
City, STATE, 08/1996 - 05/2002
  • Oversaw, planned and developed personnel safety training program ensuring 100% compliance.
  • Counseled and mentored military members in self-reliance and personal growth.
  • Ensuring work center compliance.
  • Inspected, repaired, and repacked life-saving devices.
  • Handled and installed pyrotechnic components while adhering to safety regulations.

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School Attended

  • University of New Mexico
  • Scottsdale Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Construction Project Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Civil Engineering Associate
  • Civil / Transportation Engineering Intern
  • Air Transportation Technician / Supervisor
  • Quality Advisor / Compliance Inspection Program Manager
  • Survival Equipment Technician / Supervisor



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