CV of Project Manager Civil Engineers Construction, Architecture, Interior Design Engineering Government Healthcare, Medical, Pharmaceutical Utilities From NOT AVAILABLE (112441)


Job Seeker Details



Ref #
Year of birth
112441
1965

Current Location/Address


City or Town
Country
Los Angeles
Not available

Permanent Location/Address


City or Town
Country
Los Angeles
Not available

Languages


Primary Language


English

Secondary Language


Arabic
Fluency
Read, write and speak fluently

Fluency
Fluent

Nationalities


Nationalitiy
not available

Experience Classification




Job FunctionYears Experience
Civil Engineers10


Job IndustryYears Experience
Construction, Architecture, Interior Design15
Engineering3
Government8
Healthcare, Medical, Pharmaceutical2
Utilities5

Qualifications


Highest Qualifications


Masters


QualificationSubjectEstablishment/CountryYear
DegreeB.S. Civil EngineeringUniversity of Tunis, Tunisia1982
HND/DiplomaMBAUniversity of South Alabama, USA1989
MastersMaster Civil EngineeringUniversity of Notre Dame, USA1985

Other Qualifications, Memberships, Certifications



Registered Professional Civil Engineer in the States of Arizona and California

Computer Skills and Software Used




Work Locations


Are you willing to move or relocate?



Yes - I will travel domestically
Yes - I will relocate domestically
Yes - I will travel internationally
Yes - I will relocate internationally

Availability



Start Immediately?
Not available now.

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Looking for a project management position. Open to relocate worldwide

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Negotiable

Employment History



Total Years of Work Experience
Commenced Full Time Work
26
1988

Last/Current Employer




Job Title
Duration

Project Manager
From :01-Jan-2008
To: 01-Jan-2011

Summary



Professional Civil Engineer experienced in management and coordination of all phases of civil and structural engineering projects with the private and public sectors. Extensive involvement in planning, designing and directing environmental engineering projects including water, wastewater and hazardous waste treatment plants as well as management and coordination of various waterworks projects and water distribution systems.
Strong expertise in structural analysis, design and construction management of hospitals, schools, municipal facilities.
Equipped with expertise in US and international markets as well as competitive analysis to effectively target new clients. Special experience in development and communication as well as in renewable energies with the non-profit sector.
• Manage entire project phases, heavily liaising with clients, NGOs, government agencies to reach project objectives.
• Efficiently develop and manage budgets while excelling at completing projects accurately, on time and within budget.
• Implement analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and effectively address construction issues.
• Lead with creativity to inspire team members in order to achieve better results.
• Apply outstanding communication, coordination and relationship-management skills in diverse settings.
• Effectively present analysis, findings, and reports to diverse/multicultural audiences including key decision-makers.

Work Experience



X X, PE

PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFILE

Professional Civil Engineer experienced in management and coordination of all phases of civil and structural engineering projects with the private and public sectors. Extensive involvement in planning, designing and directing environmental engineering projects including water, wastewater and hazardous waste treatment plants as well as management and coordination of various waterworks projects and water distribution systems.
Strong expertise in structural analysis, design and construction management of hospitals, schools, municipal facilities.
Equipped with expertise in US and international markets as well as competitive analysis to effectively target new clients. Special experience in development and communication as well as in renewable energies with the non-profit sector.
• Manage entire project phases, heavily liaising with clients, NGOs, government agencies to reach project objectives.
• Efficiently develop and manage budgets while excelling at completing projects accurately, on time and within budget.
• Implement analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and effectively address construction issues.
• Lead with creativity to inspire team members in order to achieve better results.
• Apply outstanding communication, coordination and relationship-management skills in diverse settings.
• Effectively present analysis, findings, and reports to diverse/multicultural audiences including key decision-makers.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Project Management • Liaison & Coordination • Contract Negotiations • Team Building & Leadership • Report Writing & Oral Presentation • NGOs & Government Agencies • Budget & Cost Control • Grant Writing & Management • Construction Management & Administration • Structural Design • Water Distribution Systems • Roads & Bikeways • Sustainable Development & Design • Client Relations • Business Development • Strategic Planning • International Marketing & Sales

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BRANCH MANAGER 2008-Present
WORLDPLAY MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES, Los Angeles, California – San Jose, Costa Rica
Responsible for increasing profitability of the Costa Rican real estate and management company by planning for business growth in the USA as well as identifying opportunities and pursuing them to successful closures.
• Coordinate projects with municipalities and various environmental agencies in order to obtain approvals and permits.
• Manage design and construction efforts and thoroughly liaised projects with clients, architects and builders.
• Represent company in international real estate shows, which promoted projects and created new opportunities.
• Advocate innovative and sustainable design as well as environmentally sound construction materials and practices.

PROJECT MANAGER 2005-2008
CITY OF MALIBU, Malibu, California
Performed all the Department of Public Works’ functions, including the management of capital improvement projects and the development and implementation of goals, policies and engineering standards. Directed wide range of engineering projects including studies, repair of existing facilities and new constructions. Served as contract administrator.
• Directed consultants in the preparation of studies, construction plans, specifications and performed quality controls.
• Managed construction activities in conformance with project plans, City requirements and safety standards.
• Advised property owners and the general public concerning interpretation and application of City and Departmental policies and procedures. Organized and conducted community meetings.
• Managed various grant applications and fund requests from Federal & State Agencies and reinstated lapsing funds.
• Gained residents’ support for the design of a controversial project and managed to keep the project construction within schedule and budget despite drastic change by City Council.

PROJECT MANAGER 2000-2005
LOS ANGELES COUNTY WATERWORKS DISTRICTS, Alhambra, California
Responsible within the Project Management Unit of the County Waterworks Districts for managing and coordinating water distribution projects as well as waterworks facilities. Involved in various studies and all project phases from conception, design through construction of mainly pipelines, wells, tanks, reservoirs, pump stations and related municipal facilities.
• Managed in-house and consultant-generated designs of waterworks projects and oversaw the preparation of plans, schedules and costs estimates. Identified new funding sources, wrote grant applications and managed budgets.
• Coordinated effectively projects between several County Departments, Cities, State and Federal Agencies.
• Prepared several Environmental Impact Reports and effectively implemented environmental mitigations measures.
• Achieved highly constituent-centric atmosphere with services exceeding expectations overall.
• Led efficiently the emergency repairs of a break in the underwater watermain across the Marina Del Rey Channel.
• Revived study & design to rehabilitate aged water branch feeders and pushed for construction despite budget cuts.

PROJECT ENGINEER 1996-2000
KPFF CONSULTING ENGINEERS, Santa Monica, California
Managed the design and construction of various projects ranging from new constructions to existing building renovations or retrofit for different industry sectors such as hospitals, healthcare, entertainment, ports, airports, education, commercial, residential, institutional, etc. Supervised engineering and drafting personnel and overall project production.
• Boosted creative design, developed structural framing concepts and performed structural analysis and design.
• Established project budgets/schedules, coordinated overall activities and managed construction.
• Supervised engineering and drafting personnel and overall project production. Trained new engineers.
• Achieved and maintained high levels of client satisfaction by ensuring the continuous delivery of top quality services.

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT 1994-1996
GREENPEACE TUNISIA, Tunis, Tunisia
Responsible for developing and implementing marketing policies in order to: increase the overall recognition of Greenpeace in Tunisia, raise the number of supporters and represent the organization to the general public and media.
• Expanded marketing tactics in order to bring awareness about environmental issues in the country. Launched the first Newsletter of Greenpeace Tunisia to motivate supporters and keep them abreast of environmental activities.
• Directed media section. Conducted press conferences and seminars. Represented Organization internationally.
• Motivated the public in taking responsibilities towards the protection of the environment and natural resources.
• Led the campaign against nuclear testing, while serving as Energy and Climate Change Campaigner, involving top celebrities from African and Arab countries in forming an unprecedented voice against nuclear testing.
• Campaigned to harness renewable energies and motivate government authorities to facilitate and offer incentives for the use of solar power in distant towns and rural areas.
• Pioneered new volunteering programs. Orchestrated activities with other NGOs, government agencies and the public.
• Recruited and trained personnel to meet corporate objectives. Helped to restructure work in the office.

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER 1989-1994
MONTGOMERY WATSON, Pasadena, California
Responsible for structural engineering phases involved in the design of water, wastewater, hazardous and industrial waste treatment plants. Projects included complete analysis and design of concrete, steel, masonry and wood structures such as reservoirs, channels, pump stations and control buildings. Involved in assessment & retrofit of existing structures.
• Managed budgets and led manpower. Performed calculations. Coordinated projects between disciplines. Wrote project specifications. Supervised and directed designers' preparations of structural drawings. Reviewed structural calculations and contractors submittals for information related to structural integrity. Trained new engineers.
• Solved problems to ensure technical quality control for compliance with applicable codes and top industry standards.
• Received Service Award for Outstanding Performance for optimal design of water reservoir and project coordination.

EDUCATION

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION – Emphasis in Management
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA - Mobile, Alabama
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME - South Bend, Indiana
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF TUNIS, NATIONAL SCHOOL OF ENGINEERS OF TUNIS - Tunis, Tunisia

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Speaking, reading and writing fluency in English, French and Arabic with knowledge of Spanish
Registered Professional Civil Engineer in the States of California and Arizona
Citizen of Tunisia and USA




Last Updated On 12-Nov-2011


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