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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic civil engineer with 10+ years construction project management experience of design and construction process in employer and prime contractor capacity and much interested to work in construction project management field. Contributed construction project management knowledge to 1000 + multi billion dollar national transport, water resource, and building projects of high significance. Professional, delivered projects with quality, planned time, and budget. Have tested experience in leadership in public and business organization with top-notch implementation, project planning and mega project management abilities.

Skills
  • Building, demolition and renovation
  • Reading blueprints
  • Estimating
  • Document review
  • Construction management
  • Design and planning
  • Scope development
  • Management
  • Codes compliance
Work History
06/2019 to 02/2021 PhD Student University Of Kansas Medical Center | Pittsburg, KS,
  • Designed plan of action to conduct dissertation process.
  • Gathered information to research construction project management to contribute to construction Industry development.
  • Followed all school and classroom policies, regulations, schedules.
  • Searched at library and in scholarly databases to locate necessary information for research projects.
  • Generated reports detailing findings and recommendations.
  • Collected, arranged and input information into database system.
12/2015 to 06/2019 Construction Project Manager/Chief Engineer It Labs | New York, NY,
  • Handle RFPs, RFIs and RFQs to keep project planning moving smoothly.
    Put together job data including materials take-offs, pricing lists and labor costs.
  • Reviewed construction work against technical designs and drawings to assess compliance.
  • Audited sites to collect and analyze structural, electrical and engineering data.
    Investigated drawing interpretation problems and conflicts and developed resolution options.
  • Led operational oversight and budgetary supervision for 690 Interstate road network rehabilitation and maintenance projects.
  • Supervised 6 corporate branches, and 11 districts with total workforce of more than 18,000 employees.
  • Oversaw construction of transport infrastructure developments in financed by federal government.
  • Research, evaluation, planning, project initiation, design, development, tendering, contract formulation, and re-evaluation.
  • Initiated aggressive hiring push and training of industry-renowned candidates as department managers to drive organizational improvements.
  • Worked with department heads to stay current on needs and offer high-level support for day-to-day operations.
  • Managed partnerships and strategic business relationships, including negotiating contract terms and resolving conflicts.
  • Determined vision and strategic direction for country wide transport network management and development strategic plan.
  • Increased company revenue by $342 million in three years through aggressive new market strategies.
  • Devised new promotional approaches to boost customer numbers and market penetration while enhancing engagement and driving growth.
  • Monitored use of best practices at all levels and implemented corrective actions to bring employees into compliance.
  • Reviewed individual department performance and worked with leadership to improve processes, procedures, and practices.
  • Coached and guided senior managers to improve effectiveness and policy enforcement, resulting in improved employee job satisfaction and higher performance levels.
  • Reviewed contractor proposals and sets of drawings prepared by firms to identify missing information, generate questions and align budgets.
  • Verified accuracy of cost estimates in drafting construction project proposals.
  • Gathered and documented requirements from developers, owners, consultants and local code authorities.
  • Worked with legal department to set and correct contract parameters.
  • Selected and oversaw subcontractors, built positive relationships and made timely corrections to maintain design specifications.
  • Coordinated and facilitated onsite consultant, regulatory and client representative inspections.
  • Communicated with project accounting about monthly subcontractor billings and pay applications.
  • Estimated costs associated with labor, equipment and materials required to produce specific designs.
  • Assisted project team with conflict resolution between owner, contractor and subcontractor.
  • Facilitated goal acquisition through system design review, website configuration and installation schedule coordination.
  • Visited construction sites daily to evaluate work quality.
10/2010 to 10/2015 Civil Project Engineer/ Chief Engineer/ Harris Companies | Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Managed $956 million USD world bank financed projects aimed for urban transportation network development.
  • Assumed construction sector head responsibility in coordinating construction administration, supervision & design of civil engineering projects that applies to federal projects.
  • Developed policy, program, legal framework, solutions and strategies applicable across regional state by capitalizing on emerging trends.
  • Monitored supply levels and identified cost-effective materials to reduce project expenses.
  • Guided and directed third-party inspectors through project construction, commissioning, and closeout.
  • Performed regular job site supervision to provide direction for general contractor personnel and subcontractor laborers.
  • Led weekly production and operations contractor meetings, facilitating stronger communication, and helping to resolve critical issues.
  • Reported quality of performance on site to all site construction managers.
  • Evaluated subcontractor bids and identified most qualified and economical candidates, establishing advantageous contracts and cutting costs.
  • Avoided construction delays by efficiently following through with all site inspections.
  • Coordinated with site personnel, clients and local government officials to achieve on-time project delivery.
  • Monitored public service, and infrastructure projects complying with accepted standard.
  • Reduced process downtime by restructuring ongoing projects, ensuring quality and compliance.
  • Supervised operations to execute quality control and resolve developing issues.
  • Reviewed plans and specifications during schematic design of pre-construction.
  • Collaborated with contractors, architects, engineers, and public agencies to complete projects within timeline limitations and budget constraints.
  • Managed projects from formulation to project closing.
  • Managed conflicts among employees, stakeholders at workplace and construction project implementation.
  • Implemented systems to improve process efficiency and reduce project duration.
  • Communicated with industrial equipment installers to deliver technical support throughout project execution.
  • Liaised with company executives and project managers to acquire resources to move projects forward.
  • Analyzed system development efforts using metrics such as earned value, potential ROI and associated liability figures.
  • Supported leaders throughout decision-making and launch by providing regular compliance reports to drive process improvement and corrective measures.
  • Planned and managed engineering projects and continuous improvement programs to reduce labor and costs.
  • Mentored and trained junior engineers in workstation design, fixture design, layout, process, work methods and material handling.
  • Assessed impact of modification requests for ongoing projects, providing documentation on required changes and expectations.
  • Analyzed blueprints and delivered concise instructions to technical team to maintain quality control.
  • Monitored installation of materials and equipment for compliance with drawings and specifications.
  • Performed constructability reviews encompassing independent, structured assessment of construction bid documents.
  • Reviewed contractor proposals and sets of drawings prepared by firms to identify missing information, generate questions and align budgets.
  • Assessed qualifications and experience of contractors and prepared RFP packages.
  • Tracked equipment usage and updated quantities of products to equip team members to complete projects.
  • Completed daily construction tasks while providing safe working conditions, staying on budget and meeting project deadlines.
  • Maintained records of cost and quantity information for each project and engineering discipline.
  • Made recommendations to improve design, construction means and methods and materials based on field or changing conditions.
  • Determined and scheduled priorities as required to progress engineering work.
  • Reviewed progress controls for project quality assurance, health and safety.
  • Provided technical direction of system development methodologies to support improved technical performance.
  • Monitored metrics during project execution to maintain compliance with planned costs, schedules and goals.
  • Identified and mitigated technical risks within managed projects.
  • Evaluated change order requests in response to out-of-scope work activities and developing field conditions.
  • Recommended organization process improvements to grow throughput figures and reduce unnecessary waste.
  • Participated in technical and cost proposal development and customer presentations.
12/2008 to 10/2010 Project Manager Ministry Of Works And Urban Development | City, STATE,
  • Fostered relationships with vendors to foster positive working relationships.
  • Developed and initiated building projects, including managing costs, schedule, and performance.
  • Identified plans and resources required to meet office building project goals and objectives by setting realistic timelines and checkpoints.
  • Developed implementation methodologies to rein in building project costs while meeting key milestones.
  • Identified, reviewed, and applied policies and procedures by exercising informed judgment to achieve optimal performance.
  • Developed executive presentations and reports to facilitate project evaluation and process improvement.
  • Provided management for 256 internal personnel, contractors, and vendors.
  • Headed 45 project teams specializing in design, supervision, and contract administration of building construction activities.
  • Achieved project deadlines by coordinating with contractors to manage performance.
  • Provided accurate, detailed quantity take-offs from project drawings and technical specifications.
  • Drove team success through shared vision and recognition of quality performance.
  • Orchestrated projects within strict time frames and budget constraints by solving complex problems and working closely with senior leaders.
  • Managed all phases of $230 million project from procurement to commission.
  • Eliminated discrepancies by reviewing performance, status, and safety adherence.
  • Updated operational methods, oversaw accounting procedures, tracked information and compiled data to improve efficiency.
  • Developed and initiated projects, managed costs, and monitored performance.
  • Reined in project costs while meeting key milestones.
  • Headed project teams specializing in design and launch activities.
  • Managed all phases of projects from procurement to commission.
  • Oversaw high profile projects for by planning, designing, and scheduling phases.
  • Reduced expenditures by effectively negotiating vendor and service contracts to drive savings.
  • Provided management for internal personnel, contractors and vendors.
  • Oversaw annual budget to handle supply, labor and maintenance needs.
  • Identified, reviewed and applied policies and procedures.
02/2007 to 02/2008 Construction Project Manager GTZ International Service | City, STATE,
  • Investigated drawing interpretation problems and conflicts and developed resolution options.
  • Gathered and documented requirements from developers, owners, consultants, and local code authorities.
  • Reviewed contractor proposals and sets of drawings prepared by consulting firms to identify missing information, generate questions, and align budgets.
  • Handle RFPs, RFIs and RFQs to keep project planning moving smoothly.
  • Worked with legal department to set and correct contract parameters.
  • Verified accuracy of cost estimates in drafting construction project proposals.
  • Coordinated and facilitated onsite consultant, regulatory and client representative inspections.
  • Helped to solve site problems by applying technical expertise in structure and contract management areas.
  • Reviewed construction work against technical designs and drawings to assess compliance.
  • Set work schedules, coordinated site facilities, and monitored progress.
  • Visited construction sites daily to evaluate work quality.
  • Estimated costs associated with labour, equipment and materials required to produce specific designs.
  • Coordinated with contractors, utility companies, and government agencies to implement projects.
  • Evaluated transportation systems and traffic control devices to determine need for modification.
  • Oversaw employee attendance record, handled payroll, and ordered new materials for sites.
  • Created weekly and monthly reports and presentations for management team.
  • Maintained records and logs of work performed and materials and equipment used.
  • Read plans and blueprints and communicated to workers.
  • Resolved issues between employees and customers using company policies.
  • Provided general office administration, including correspondence, filing and spreadsheet development.
  • Verified completed projects met approved time, quality and cost estimates.
  • Supervised contractor work processes and adherence to project schedule.
  • Assumed responsibility for personnel deployed to work site.
  • Managed site development with assistance from civil engineers and complied with regional state and national standards.
  • Managed construction schedules to achieve adequate labor coverage for all projects.
  • Oversaw employee attendance record, handled payroll and ordered new materials for sites.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new workers.
  • Managed and led multi-disciplinary design team throughout development and contract document phases for $150 million project.
  • Remained up-to-date on best housing and building practices and negotiated pricing and schedules.
  • Directed day-to-day operational aspects of project and scope and monitored progress of construction activities.
  • Achieved optimization by analyzing material and labor costs.
  • Communicated daily with vendors to keep project fully operational.
  • Led quality assurance operations to increase efficiency and reduce project gaps.
  • Improved cost control through effective allocation of subcontractors and site resources.
  • Kept detailed track of daily progress and productivity, and analyzed data to identify and correct any holdups.
  • Monitored, coached and supervised team of 250 employees in 2007 - 2008.
  • Produced 2007 - 2008 project update reports for senior business leadership.
  • Kept project on schedule and within budget while serving as project leader.
  • Consulted with clients to define objectives and develop scopes.
  • Budgeted for various types of reconstruction plans such as hospitals, airports, historical building and streets.
  • Developed and executed pre-construction milestones on project schedule.
  • Reviewed project scope, required materials and labor pricing to develop competitive bids.
  • Obtained building and specialty permits from local jurisdictional agencies.
  • Kept up with continuous improvement plans by collaborating with state and county leadership and engineers to determine and stick to best practices.
Education
Expected in 08/2020 Ph.D | Management Walden University, Minneapolis, MN GPA:
Expected in 12/2019 Master of Arts | Economics Indra Gandhi National Open University, New, Delhi GPA:
Expected in 04/2019 Master of Philosophy | Management Walden University, Minneapolis, MN GPA:
Expected in 08/2013 MBA | Operation Management Indra Gandhi National Open University, New, Delhi GPA:
Expected in 07/1998 Bachelor of Science | Civil Engineering Addis Ababa University Faculty of Technology, Addis, Ababa GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Keynote Speaker / Presenter at 100+ corporate and international conferences and symposia.
  • The Ethiopian water resource development potential and joint technical cooperation with NCAR & UCAR at Boulder Colorado, University of California, and NASA.
  • China-Africa Poverty Reduction and Development Seminar Held in Shenzhen.
  • January 9, 2012.
  • Www.iprcc.org/index/warehouse/id/4647.html.
  • UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III).
  • September 17, 2014.
  • New York.
  • Https://unhabitat.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/ethiopia.pdf, Board Chairman of Chemical Industry Corporation.
  • June 2013 – September 2015.
  • Board Chairman for Transport Construction Design Share Company July 2011 – September 2015.
  • Board Chairman of Prefabricated Building Parts Production Enterprise January 2011 – September 2015.
  • Board Chairman for Water Works design and Supervision Enterprise February 2011 – September,2015.
  • Board member of Ethiopian Electric and Power Authority.
  • March 2018 - June 2019.
  • Board member for Industry park Development Corporation November, 2013 - November,2014.
  • Board member for Addis Ababa Science and technology University November, 2010 - October,2015.
  • Member of National Standard Council June, 2013 – January,2016.
  • Board member in Hotel development association June, 2011 – June,2019.
  • Board Member of SNNPR Water Construction Enterprise May, 2006 – February, 2007.
  • Board member of Rural Road Construction Authority.
  • May,2006 – February, 2007.
  • CERTEFICATE OF RECOGNITION.
  • Certificate: for the completing Advanced Leadership certification issued by National Society of Leadership and Success, Walden University Chapter, August 2020.
  • Certificate: for the completing Executive Leadership certification issued by National Society of Leadership and Success, Walden University Chapter, August 2020.
  • Certificate: for the membership of National Society of Leadership and Success, Walden University Chapter, October 2019.
  • Certificate of completion: issued by FDRE Meles Zenawi Leadership Academy for higher executive leadership training, November 2017.
  • Certificate of appreciation, issues by Commissioner H.E Mekonin Manyazewal for professional support of National planning commission for organizing and staffing.
  • February,2015.
  • Letter of appreciation for co-hosting FfD and the promotion of quality infrastructure investment from H.E Minoru Kiuchi, State Minister for Japan Foreign Affairs.
  • July,2015.
  • Certificate of recognition for Successful Project accomplishment of government Ethiopian Press Agency Head Quarter completion.
  • May 2014.
Certifications

Executive leadership Certified National Society of Leadership and Success. Advanced leadership Certified National Society of Leadership and Success. Practicing Professional Construction Management, MoC 2015 - Present.

Affiliations
American National Society of Leadership and Success lifetime member. American Project Management Institute Member. Ethiopian Society of Civil Engineers Member.

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School Attended

  • Walden University
  • Indra Gandhi National Open University
  • Walden University
  • Indra Gandhi National Open University
  • Addis Ababa University Faculty of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • PhD Student
  • Construction Project Manager/Chief Engineer
  • Civil Project Engineer/ Chief Engineer/
  • Project Manager
  • Construction Project Manager

Degrees

  • Ph.D
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Philosophy
  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science

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