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Engineer Construction

La Grange, Illinois, United States
January 19, 2018

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Alaa Jawad, EIT

*** ********* ** # *, ** Grange Park, IL 60526 347-***-****

Fully Work Authorized No Visa Sponsorship Required PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Civil Engineer with 15+ year of experience in supervising large-scale construction projects. Skilled in project management, including planning and scheduling. Recognized for exceptional collaboration leadership skills also for team contributing to meet project deadlines. Key Skills

Engineer in Training (EIT) passed.

Project supervision, coordination and roll-


Sound knowledge of engineering


Survey design and assessment

On-site construction observation and


Computer skills: AutoCAD, MS-Project

Language skills: English and Arabic


Preparing for Professional Engineer (PE) Exam, Expected Date: 04/2018 Principles of Management Course, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL, 2017 Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification, Milwaukee, WI, 2016 Documentation of Contract Certification, Illinois Department of Transportation, Chicago, IL, 2016 IC3 Certification, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq, 2011 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sr. Project Engineer 10/2009 – 04/2014

Al-Etihad Group, Dubai, UAE

One of fastest growing manufacturer of construction materials in the Gulf Corporation Council (United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Oman).

Prepared schedule for commercial and residential projects activities

Conducted site and landscape surveys to access road and construction facilities locations

Coordinated construction schedules, item pricing, breakdown analysis, and monthly budget management with site engineers and subcontractors

Prepared up front engineering and detailing for construction work and geotechnical tests according to standards, safety measures and environmental laws

Oversaw excavations, embankment, dewatering, seepage and groundwater control, soil tests and evaluation

Monitored and implemented construction work schedule and programs to ascertain compliance with plan and specifications

Selected Project:

12 commercial and residential projects (4-6 stories each, 120**-***** sq. ft.) in Green Community, Dubai, UAE, $242 million budget

Assistant Resident Engineer 04/2007 – 09/2009

Hyder Consulting Middle East Ltd., Dubai, UAE

Multi-national engineering advisory and design consulting firm servicing transport, property and utilities sectors

Represented client’s interest at construction site; liaised between client, workers, engineers and contractors

Prepared and submitted monthly progress report to client

Prepared field sketches and written instructions to ensure contract document is clearly understood by all contractors

Reviewed all civil and structural shop drawings and submissions

Provided final approval to all civil and structural materials, shop drawings, method statements and equipment submitted by contractors, ensuring compliance with specifications

Monitored required testing for concrete and soil

Reviewed and finalized as-built drawings, ensuring smooth project hand over Selected Projects (total $152 million USD budget):

Oversaw construction of Sewage Treatment Plant with 25,000 m3/day capacity, Dubai Sports City, Dubai, UAE

Oversaw construction of Canal Infrastructure and Bridges and filtration plant with 84,000 m3 / day capacity, Dubai Sports City, Dubai, UAE

Civil Inspector 04/2005 – 04/2007

KEO International, Dubai, UAE

Kuwaiti/American company providing planning, design, engineering, and project management solutions

Assisted RE with prompt exchange of correspondence, submittals and RFI's to all contractors

Monitored submittal review progress in coordination with core team

Provided quality assurance in accordance with contract documents.

Assisted in work final inspections and monitored project final hand over

Checked NCR's, ITP, RFI, TS, MS and shop drawings, ensuring correct and complete as-built drawings

Selected project:

Oversaw construction of Dubai Palm Island (5-stars hotel with commercial and residential buildings) and 1,500 villas distributed within 17 fronds in 63+ sub-stations, $12.3 billion USD budget, Dubai, UAE


Teacher (Volunteer) 09/2014 – Present

ABC Center, Evanston, IL

Teach Arabic language, ethics, and deontology to students ranging from 5 to 16 years EDUCATION

B.Sc. in Building and Construction, Civil Dept. 07/1993 University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq

One of Iraq's largest universities; Degree equivalent to U.S. Bachelor's degree in the field from an accredited institution according to World Education Services (Ontario/Canada), 2013;.evaluation available upon request.

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