Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Expert Level in water resources and civil engineering (hydrology, hydraulics, storm water management, civil design and supervision, strategic environmental assessment, planning and management of large river basin studies).Strong analytical combined with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong managerial capacity in all aspects of project cycles, including Resource Mobilization, project proposals development, contract evaluation & negotiation, monitoring and evaluation including reporting, supervision and implementation. Practical experience in the planning and design of civil works with emphasis to water related infrastructures. and planning of water supply infrastructures. Global knowledge and working experience from United States, Africa, Europe and Middle East.


Proficient in most of Hydrology and Hydraulic analysis models and packages. This include: water supply, sanitation and storm drainage packages, water distribution tools, simulation, optimization models;

Civil Design, grading; alignments, quantities estimate, budgeting, cost estimates, and work plans

Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and MS Project

Excellent in Arc-GIS, ARC-Hydro and Civil Design packages.


  • HEC-HMS;
  • HEC-RAS,
  • WaterCad,
  • SewerCad,
  • StormCad,
  • Culvert Master,
  • Hec-ResSim,
  • Civil and Land Design Desktop
  • MS-Excel
  • MS-Word
  • MS-Power Point
  • MS-Office
  • Arc-GIS
  • GAMS Optimization
08/2015 to
Freelance North Country Academy Kingwood, TX,

Preparation of Floodplain and Drainage Study: Sakaka City (Saudi Arabia)

Water Resources Modeler and System Analyst: Eastern Nile Multi-Sector Investment Opportunity Analysis Study

06/2012 to 07/2014
Acting Director County Of Skagit 1011 Greenleaf Ave Burlington, WA,
  • Provide the overall leadership, management, and technical direction;
  • Coordinate Staffing and projects team;
  • Develop Project Proposal and Resource Mobilization;
  • Manage Projects, Negotiate Contracts and Bidding Evaluations;
  • Project Design: Support Preparation of Appraisal documents;
  • Design and Coordinate Seminars, conferences, workshops and Regular Meeting with wide spectrum of stakeholders.
  • Ensure the achievement of project objectives and performance indicators; the quality and timeliness of project work; fiduciary management; effective human and resource allocation.
  • Managing following Specific projects:
  • (a) Baro-Akobo-Sobat Multi-Purpose Water Resources Development Study (Value 2.6 Million Euro funded through African Development Bank- Ongoing);
  • (b) Nile Cooperation for Results Project (NCORE ENTRO Component, Value 6.5 Million U$S, funded through NBTF and World Bank-Ongoing);
  • (c) Eastern Nile Joint Multi-Purpose Study (Funded through NBTF World bank; Value 3.5 Million U$S, Status: Completed);
08/2009 to 05/2012
Senior Water Resources Planner University Of Colorado Aurora, CO,
  • Identification and planning of new round of investment projects;
  • Knowledge Management and Capacity Building at Regional Level;
  • Policy Formulation for Climate Change and mainstreaming environment and safeguards;
  • Leading the Regional EN Flood Season Monitoring Program.
  • Serve as a senior Water Resources Planner and WR Modeler for the following Specific Projects:
  • (a) Eastern Nile Planning Model Project (Value: 5.6 Million U$S, Funding Agency: World Bank; Status: Completed);
  • (b) Eastern Flood Preparedness and Early Warning Project (Value: 5.1 Million U$S, Funding Agency: World Bank; Status: Completed);
  • (c) NBI Institutional Strengthening Project (Responsible for ENTRO IWRM and Knowledge Base Component; Value: 2.4 Million U$S, Lending Agency: NBTF World Bank; Status: Completed).
09/2007 to 08/2009
Associate Professor Arcadis International Chattanooga, TN,
  • Teaching at Post graduate levels courses in System Analysis, hydrology and hydraulic computations.
  • Supervision of post graduate research and thesis.
  • Capacity building and Networking ;
  • Specific Consultancy Assignment Engaged with include:
  • (a) Flood inundation Mapping and Flood Risk Assessment for the Blue Nile River System Serve as Water Resources Modeler. Consultancy undertaken by UNESCO-Chair in Association with Riverside Technology Inc., Colorado US.
  • (b) Hydraulic Design and Scour Analysis for 6 Bridges in Sudan. Consultancy undertaken in Association with University of Khartoum Consultancy Cooperation.
  • (c) Planning and Design of a Drainage System for Tokar-Grora Highway (320 Miles Highway linking Eastern Sudan town of Tuker with Eriterian town Borader of Grora). Consultancy is undertaken as part of a team of individual consultants recruited by New-Tech. Company.
  • (d) Investigation and Conceptual design for Oil-pipeline exposure to flooding in Northern Sudan . Consultancy undertaken as part of a team of individual consultant UKCC.
  • Design of Water harvesting facilities for Water Supply of RD Camps in Darfur Sudan. Consultancy Undertaken as part of Individual Consultant Team recruited by Sudan UN Office.
04/2001 to 09/2007
Senior Stormwater Specialist Air Liquide Woburn, MA, United States
  • Review Site Development Plans and Design of Storm water Management Facilities;.
  • Administering floodplain regulations, zoning ordinance, Chesapeake Bay preservation ordinance, process exceptions and waivers.
  • Serve in a Number of Technical Committees which set out design standards and specifications.
  • Negotiate arrangements for design with Engineers and wide spectrum of stakeholders engaged in Land development industry (Northern Virginia).
  • Recommend approval of grading plans and development plans and support bonding process and review as built plans.
11/2000 to 05/2001
Water Engineer Michael Baker Corp City, STATE, United States
  • Carry out hydrological and hydraulic floodplain analysis.
  • Perform Flood mapping and issue Letters of Map Revision.
  • Administering FEMA Flood Insurance Program and Issuing LOMR and CLOMR.
09/1997 to 2000
Head of the Water Section Jakoet And Associate Consulting Services City, STATE,
  • Prepare business plans Community Water Supply and Sanitation Program as part of the National Reconstruction and Development Program (RDP) for South Africa;
  • Design and alignment of utilities for a number of residential and commercial sites;
  • Design and upgrade of Pumping Stations. This include Kimberly Sewage Station in the Eastern Cape;
  • Serve as Hydrologist and Water System Modeler : Breede River Basin Study Western Cape.
  • Preparing grading plans, subdivision plans and site plans for a number of developments centers and residential areas in the Republic of South Africa.
  • Preparing tender documents, cost estimates and bill of quantities as well as supervision of a number of development projects.
04/1993 to 07/1997
Post Graduate Researcher and Lecturer University Of Dar Es Salaam City, STATE,
  • Perform Research and Post-graduate studies as part of the Regional Water Resources Program supported by UNESCO and Republic of Ireland.
  • Teaching Courses at Post graduate level on Analytical Hydrology, Stochastic Hydrology and Flood Frequency Analysis.
  • Coordinating Seminars and capacity building activities.
10/1989 to 03/1992
Research Engineer Hydraulic Research Station City, STATE,
  • Carry Applied Research on calibration of hydraulic infrastructures, erosion and sediment control analysis, management of bank erosions in the Nile, estimation of crop of water requirements for irrigation schemes, Preparing irrigation design manual for irrigation schemes Data analysis and collection Coordination of Seminars and workshops.
Expected in 1997
Ph.D: Water Resources Engineering
University of Dar Es. Salaam - ,
Water Resources Engineering
Expected in 1992
M.Sc: Water Resources
University of Dar Es. Salaam - ,


Expected in 1989
B.SC: Civil Engineering
University of Khartoum Sudan - Khartoum,

Civil Engineering

Expected in
Certified Professional Engineering Licensing State of Michigan, USA, 2004 Certified Designated Plan Examiner, Northern Virginia Engineering and Survey Institute (2003) WACE Certification of Inspection for Reinforced Concrete, Steel and Soils (Washington, 2000):
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Arabic: Excellent (mother tongue) English: Excellent.

Water Resources Modeling and System Analysis;

Hydrology and Hydraulic Analysis;

Civil Design and Construction Management;

Project Management;

Contract Negotiations;

Technical Writing (Project Documents, proposals, report writing)

Policy and Strategy Analysis;

Knowledge Management ;

GIS Spatial Analysis and Autocad Drafting.

Quality Assurance;

Teaching and Presentation skills.

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School Attended

  • University of Dar Es. Salaam
  • University of Dar Es. Salaam
  • University of Khartoum Sudan

Job Titles Held:

  • Freelance
  • Acting Director
  • Senior Water Resources Planner
  • Associate Professor
  • Senior Stormwater Specialist
  • Water Engineer
  • Head of the Water Section
  • Post Graduate Researcher and Lecturer
  • Research Engineer


  • Ph.D
  • M.Sc
  • B.SC
  • Certified Professional Engineering Licensing State of Michigan, USA, 2004 Certified Designated Plan Examiner, Northern Virginia Engineering and Survey Institute (2003) WACE Certification of Inspection for Reinforced Concrete, Steel and Soils (Washington, 2000)

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