president and principal engineer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Executive Profile

A strong role model for young Leaders and Peers, offering outstanding presentation, communication and cross-cultural team management skills. High-energy, results-oriented leader with an entrepreneurial attitude.

Skill Highlights
  • Small business development
  • Project management
  • Leadership/communication skills
  • Product development
  • Product line expansion
  • Business operations organization
  • Budgeting expertise
  • Negotiations expert
  • Market research and analysis
  • Customer-oriented
Core Accomplishments

Curriculum Development, Project Management, and Instructions:

  • Launched a well-received program of Financial Awareness Means Equity (F.A.M.E.), a 2-year summer program for High School Graduates, as directed by Dr. Viji Sundar's, CSUS Math Professor and Director of Math Grants; Developed and taught curriculum.
  • Initiated DiscoverE - Future City Competition in Northern CA Region in 2001 and delivered to Central Valley Schools in 2008, which resulted in organizing a semester long educational program that teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders practical applications of science and math, and using Technology to solve engineering problems surrounding socio-economic issues; instructed educators, coaches, and students in order to produce CA State Champs in the last 5 consecutive competition years, from Central Valley Middle Schools.
Professional Experience
11/2005 to 06/2015 President and Principal Engineer Avi-Spl, Inc. | Louisville, KY,
  • Manage daily small business operations with up to six employees Perform all structural engineering services offered to customers Offer services to meet residential, commercial, and industrial building structural requirements Coordinate with internal and external customers to complete scope of work on all projects Performed evaluations and strengthening design of existing structures and historic buildings.
02/2004 to 02/2006 SR. Project Engineer/ Project Manager Kennedy/Jenks Consultants | Santa Clara, CA,
  • Supervised and scheduled design and drafting within the Structural Engineering Department Estimated, designed, and managed projects utilizing all conventional materials of construction Provided Building Inspections and Structural Observations as required on projects Conducted extensive research, development, and design for aluminum enclosures Performed seismic retrofits of Unreinforced Masonry Building Structures Provided risk analysis and strengthening for conservation of Historic Building Structures.
07/2003 to 02/2004 Engineering Manager Leidos | Fort Shafter, HI,
  • Supervised detailing projects for E-I-T(s) and Detailers of panelized hybrid roof structures. Managed department restructuring, Quality Systems procedures and administration. Evaluated field modifications and recommended corrective actions for roof structures projects. Coordinated with Project Engineer(s) Of Record, Building Officials, and other trades.
06/2001 to 07/2003 Structural Engineer Koch Industries, Inc. | Monee, IL,
  • Estimated, scheduled, and designed structural building projects in all types of construction. Designed and project managed multi-story and multi-dwelling residential units. Provided construction administration including building inspections and structural observations.
2000 to 06/2001 Civil Engineer JH Lawder Inc. Structural Engineers | City, STATE,
  • Performed structural analysis and design of structures and its foundation systems; Prepared structural calculations and plans for building projects utilizing conventional construction; Reviewed project shop drawings and other project documents as required for building permit.
07/1994 to 11/1999 Design Engineer VP Buildings, Inc | City, STATE,
  • Analyzed and designed steel structures for pre-engineered metal building manufacturer Managed projects through all phases of design and construction administration Investigated alternatives and selected appropriate framing system for complex steel structures Implemented training program for new hires and Engineer-In-Training(s) Certified as Internal Auditor for ISO 9001.
Expected in 2006 Masters | Business Administration California State University Stanislaus, Turlock, CA GPA: Graduated with Distinction
Business Administration Graduated with Distinction
Expected in 1994 Bachelor of Science | Architectural Engineering California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA GPA: Dean's Honor List
Architectural Engineering Dean's Honor List
  • Professional Engineering Registration, Civil Engineering, 1997 California #C 58074; Civil Engineer registrations in the States of AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, & WA
  • Modesto Rotary Club (2007-present), Board of Directors, International Service Chair, District Grants Committee,
  • Structural Engineers Association of California
  • Habitat For Humanity Stanislaus - Board of Directors

Business Operations, Engineering Design, Consulting and Construction, Quality Control, Research, Risk analysis, Emotional Leadership, Domestic and International Humanitarian Service

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School Attended

  • California State University Stanislaus
  • California Polytechnic State University

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  • President and Principal Engineer
  • SR. Project Engineer/ Project Manager
  • Engineering Manager
  • Structural Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Design Engineer


  • Masters
  • Bachelor of Science

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