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Engineer Project

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Location:
New York, New York, 10032, United States
Salary:
30k-45k
Posted:
April 27, 2012 … May 01, 2012
Email:
bol3od@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
*****************@*****.***


COVER LETTER

Carlos Kevin Chacon
*** ***** ******
New York, NY 10032
(646) ***-****
bol3od@r.postjobfree.com

April 27, 2012

Personnel – Recruitment

Dear Human Resources Recruiter:

Your advertisement on www.postjobfree.com for a Jr. Estimators greatly appeals to me. I am very interested in this position and believe that my previous job experiences and background are appropriate for the job opening. Please consider the following:
- Drafting: Proficient t in CAD, I can produce Shop Drawings and Shop Tickets for trades within my specialty. I am confident I can learn reasonably quickly to produce quality SD and ST for any trade in the construction field.

- Drawing Interpretation and reading of any trade, including MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing).

- Have the capability of taking-off Project Quantities. I can learn reasonably quickly any trade out of my specialty. I am willing and eager to master any trade in the construction industry.

- Have the capability of Estimating Project Costs. I can learn reasonably quickly any trade out of my specialty.

- I can offer a strong work and personal ethic, as well as dedication.

I have developed the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, while successfully managing stressful situations that may arise during work hours. I am a motivated self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills. I enjoy working in an industrialized setting and feel I have the knowledge and background to be a true asset to Company. My short-term goal is to take FE Exam (Fundamental Engineering) for the EIT.

Please refer to the attached resume for additional information regarding my experience. To add to your staff a hard-working Jr. Estimator with proven abilities that meet the job’s requirements, contact me at (646) ***-****. I look forward to the possibility of arranging an interview at any time convenient to your schedule.

Sincerely,

Carlos Kevin Chacon

RESUME

Carlos Kevin Chacon
154 Haven Avenue
New York, NY 10032
646-***-****
bol3od@r.postjobfree.com
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OBJECTIVE:
Obtain a position in the Construction Industry to make a career, which will enable me to use my strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people, to be able grow personally and professionally with the Organization. Eventually I would like to validate my Civil Engineer degree in the US.
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SKILLS:
• Ability to handle high pressure environments.
• Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
• Efficient management and organizational skills.
• Good communication and writing skills.
• Computer skills:
o Proficiency in MS-Excel and other MS-Office software packages
o Expertise in AutoCAD
• Bilingual (Spanish – English)
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EXPERIENCE:
• General Manager with AGROTMAS de Tabacos Manzanillo AS, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from 2006 to 2012:
o Responsible for developing and implementing high-level strategies, making major corporate decisions.
o Responsible for managing the overall operations and resources of a company
o Responsible for imports and cost analysis
o Handled the estimate of raw materials, equipments, maintenance activities, etc.
o Prepared budgets for irrigation systems and greenhouse projects.
o Oversaw planning and development of hydraulic designs for irrigation in agriculture
o Managed planning and development of greenhouse structures in metal and wood.
o Strived to complete projects following quality standards in a timely manner

• Project Supervisor with Invernaderos Ferrer (Spain), Torreon, Mexico from 2004 to 2005:
o Acted as liaison between project team and client.
o Ascertained accuracy of design calculations performed by other designers and engineers.
o Supervised construction site and assigned work in a manner consistent with the organizations’ goals and objectives, taking into account deadlines, quality standards, and budget constraints.

• Resident Engineer with Invernaderos Ferrer, Almeria, Spain from 2003 to 2003:
o Field supervisor of greenhouse projects.
o Coordinated filed activities
o Ascertained accuracy of design calculations performed by other designers and engineers.
o Supervised construction site and assigned work in a manner consistent with the organizations’ goals and objectives, taking into account deadlines, quality standards, and budget constraints.

• Resident Engineer with HOPSA, Panama City, Panama from 2002 to 2003:
o Direct collaborator in the research and design of a new technology for greenhouses in tropical climates.
o Field supervisor and coordinator of greenhouse project
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EDUCATION:
• Bachelor in Science in Civil Engineering from Technological University of Panama, Panama (2003)