socom engineer section chief resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Competent Engineering professional offering foundation in engineering project management and design. History of success in performing load and cost calculations and establishing clear parameters. Detail-oriented with strong knowledge of project planning, budgeting, material acquisition and team management.

  • Global War On Terrorism Service Medal
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal
  • Iraq Campaign Medal
  • Korea Service Medal
  • Combat Action Medal
  • Joint Service Commendation Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Amy Achievement Medal
  • Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Air Force Achievement Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal

While I have successfully managed multiple projects throughout my career, one of the major accomplishments I would like to highlight is the completion of a $40M camp in Kabul, Afghanistan. During this project, I oversaw 27 foreign and American contractors. I was responsible for acquiring material stateside and overseeing day to day operations to ensure successful and timely completion while staying within a $40M budget.

  • Process Management
  • Workflow Development
  • Construction Methods
  • Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management
  • Quality Standards
  • Cost Management
  • Project Management
  • Construction Administration
  • Construction Expertise
  • Technical Drawings
  • Project Proposals
  • Quality Assurance Procedures
Work History
SOCOM Engineer - Section Chief , 08/2019 to Current
United States Air Force, USAFCity, STATE,
  • Maintained $14.8M worth of equipment for four years with zero losses/mishaps.
  • Oversee 54 personnel on JSOC procedures and safety.
  • Assigned employees to ongoing and special projects to realize adequate staffing and meet production schedule parameters.
  • Conducted annual employee performance reviews to recognize achievements and identify areas needing improvement.
  • Delivered weekly project updates to leadership to enhance program visibility and promote improved project performance.
  • Managed project technical, schedule and cost risk factors to facilitate completion while minimizing negative outcomes.
  • Compared production costs to budgetary guidelines and adjusted variables to achieve budget compliance.
Civil Engineer - Structural Supervisor, 11/2015 to 08/2019
United States Air Force, USAFCity, STATE,
  • Oversaw daily operations at site, keeping team production moving at optimal pace.
  • Trained workers in proper methods, equipment operation and safety procedures.
  • Directed projects according to schedule and quality demands.
  • Inspected sights to evaluate safety, operations and crew performance against objectives.
  • Administered budget, tracked expenses and documented changes.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
Civil Engineer - Structural Journeyman, 10/2014 to 11/2015
United States Air Force, USAFCity, STATE,
  • Monitored execution of contract work for compliance with design plans and specifications.
  • Developed and implemented solutions to maintain and improve client infrastructure at existing sites.
  • Worked closely with engineers, land surveyors and other key stakeholders on different infrastructure projects.
  • Obtained quotes for project materials and communicated with suppliers to determine best pricing.
  • Looked over proposed plans and project sites to coordinate layouts and site maps.
  • Estimated costs of proposed projects and materials for vertical and horizontal construction and operated within budget guidelines while obtaining material from overseas.
Civil Engineer - Structural Apprentice, 06/2010 to 10/2014
United States Air Force, USAFCity, STATE,
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas.
  • Brought materials and tools from trucks and storage facilities to work site locations and organized for expected needs.
  • Assisted with successful, time-sensitive renovations of various structures.
  • Installed new structures, updated systems and replaced worn components to bring buildings up to current codes.
  • Recognized and reported potential project challenges and assisted with solutions.
  • Worked with more knowledgeable professionals to grow understanding of principles and construction standards.
  • Collected measurements and marked locations as part of project preparations.
  • Interacted daily with various project managers, subcontractors and municipal inspectors to complete construction projects.
Bachelor of Science: Sports And Recreation Management, Expected in 2021 to Ashford University - San Diego, CA
Associate of Applied Science: Construction Technology, Expected in 2016 to Community College of The Air Force - Montgomery, AL
  • Welding Certifications
  • Roof Repair/Application/Inspection Certifications
  • Basic and Advanced Locksmith Certifications
  • Heavy Equipment Operator


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School Attended

  • Ashford University
  • Community College of The Air Force

Job Titles Held:

  • SOCOM Engineer - Section Chief
  • Civil Engineer - Structural Supervisor
  • Civil Engineer - Structural Journeyman
  • Civil Engineer - Structural Apprentice


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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