Independent Civil Engineer Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
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Accomplished civil engineering professional with 11 years' experience on design, management and construction of infrastructures such as roads, urban facilities, concrete walls, dams, flood prevention, water and wastewater treatment plants, water supply systems, drainage and sewerage systems. Oversee projects from concept to completion by conducting performance analysis and incorporating process improvement to achieve organizational goals. looking for a suitable position with a forward thinking company.

  • Extensive experience in civil engineering and project management;
  • Wide knowledge of survey alignments, earthwork volumes, geotechnical issues, environment concerns, health & safety, project budgeting and cost forecasting;
  • Skilled in providing planning, design, development, and administration of major construction works;
  • Oversaw quality assurance initiatives to design and implement products and processes for ongoing projects;
  • Managed water supply and sanitation programs particularly in the area of technical design, engineering and project implementation;
  • Led various road construction and maintenance services;
  • Maximized operational efficiency by coaching staff on various customer service and technical initiatives;
  • Strong client orientation, able to understand, support and respond effectively to client needs;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills being a team player and working in a team-based;
  • Competent to deal sensitively in multi-cultural environments and build effective working relations with clients and colleagues within a matrix management environment;
  • Superior ability to manage with minimal supervision and IT management skills;
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills;
Work History
Independent Civil Engineer, 09/2012 to Current
Alutiiq Llc Patuxent River, MD,

Registered in Mexico as an Independent Civil Engineer (with a valid work permit, FM3), looking for to collaborate as a consultant in different infrastructure projects within the public and the private sector.

Program Manager/National Infrastructure Advisor, 09/2009 to 08/2012
Alutiiq Llc Portsmouth, VA,

Responsible for the coordination, administration and implementation of $7.6 millions (USD) water supply and sanitation program as well as supervising a team of technicians and engineers in the production of feasibility studies, program plans, detail engineering designs, tendering documents and technical reports following national standards.


  • Providing engineering solutions for starting program and translating project ideas into clear plans;
  • Maintaining an up to date technical knowledge of survey, design, drafting, project and contract management standards and techniques.
  • Undertaking appropriate research and investigation into any design modifications / improvements;
  • Developing and maintaining professional and productive relations with subcontractors, consultants and government agencies at the local, provincial and national levels;
  • Attending meetings and competently communicate with Clients, Contractors and major asset owners and stakeholders;Supervising works (in house, external sub-contractors and consultants) in progress or at completion for final compliance and quality assurance grading;
  • Applying personal technical knowledge and experience to the development and delivery of technical, administration, logistic and finance training for staff;
  • Certifying that all assigned work were completed on time and within agreed budgets;
  • Submitting regular reports and provides regular updates on the status of project implementation;
  • Ensuring collaboration amongst various program sectors;
  • Participating in the identification, preparation, appraisal and negotiations of lending operations related to water and sanitation, urban infrastructure and environmental services;
  • Supervising all IRD infrastructure programs in Mozambique to ensure compliance with national policies and regulations.
  • Site Manager/Team Leader, 10/2006 to 08/2009
    Golder Associates Jacksonville, FL,

    As a Site Manager, I was responsible for numerous construction projects between €1million-6million in different areas, mainly the road construction as primary market of the company.

    As team leader, I supervised the work of 3 site engineers during the project planning, design implementation and construction of public and private infrastructures. I directly engaged with clients to understand their needs and deliver results accordingly. Led monthly financial analysis of company profits and losses with the Chief Executive Officer.

    Civil Engineer - Water & Watewater, 06/2006 to 10/2006
    Alutiiq Llc Tamuning, GU,

    I worked on the strategic plan and redesign for the Cambridge wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) including environmental issues, implications and water quality standards. Other consultancies included a study to identify new water resources for Severn Trent Water Company, an economical analysis of metered household water supply for Anglian Water Company and the design of an Anglian Water WWTP.

    Program Manager, 08/2005 to 03/2006

    I was responsible to oversee and manage all water and sanitation operations in Aceh Province - Indonesia, including the construction of water wells, gravity water supply systems, rainwater harvesting, latrines, water analysis laboratory and staff training activities. I supervised the WASH program team of 36 people and indirectly supported another 240 staff in the field. I implemented an integrated approach to include messages about health, safety, nutrition and environmental factors affecting target communities.

    Program Manager, 04/2004 to 07/2004

    I was contracted as the water expert responsible for the implementation of an ECHO water and sanitation project in the Ouadai region. The project involved a water management survey, local staff training, hygiene promotion, water analysis laboratory, boreholes and shallow well construction and refugee camp water supply supervision according to SPHERE standards.

    Graduate Civil Engineer, 11/2001 to 04/2004

    My responsibilities included: river modelling using HEC-RAS for the National Environmental Agency (flood defence projects); water supply distribution networks modelling using EPANET; elaborated an Operational Maintenance Manual for a reservoir at the Great Manmade River in Libya; physical inspection of small reservoir and submission of investigation results to the government; report writing for study on historical water sources for a cable tunnel (CTRL contract 240); wrote pre-feasibility study report of Netherbury Flood Defence for the National Environmental Agency; stability study of Koka Dam in Ethiopia; site supervision of the contractor in the Littlestone Sea Flood Defence project.

    Program Manager, 09/2003 to 2004

    I was contracted as the water expert to implement the ECHO and UNHCR water and sanitation projects in northern Afghanistan. The projects involved a water management survey, local staff training, hygiene promotion, water analysis laboratory, well construction training, well construction, gravity water supply systems, spring water catchments, an urban water supply feasibility study and the construction of an irrigation dam.

    Volunteer Civil Engineer, 09/2002 to 2003

    The project involved rehabilitation of a village gravity water supply system, feasibility studies for additional gravity water supply systems in the rural areas, and installation of electricity systems for water heaters in two orphanages.

    Master of Science: Civil & Environmental Engineering, Expected in 2005
    Imperial College London - London, England
    Bachelor of Science: Civil Engineering, Expected in 2001
    South Bank University - London, England

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    School Attended
    • Imperial College London
    • South Bank University
    Job Titles Held:
    • Independent Civil Engineer
    • Program Manager/National Infrastructure Advisor
    • Site Manager/Team Leader
    • Civil Engineer - Water & Watewater
    • Program Manager
    • Program Manager
    • Graduate Civil Engineer
    • Program Manager
    • Volunteer Civil Engineer
    • Master of Science
    • Bachelor of Science

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