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Civil Project Manager

Houston, Texas, 77080, United States
December 28, 2017

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David Alexander

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Extensive U.S. and International experience managing EPC, EPCM and CMAR projects from inception to completion, prepare design and cost packages, estimates, contract documents utilizing BIM and 3D modeling while providing HSE to construction projects. My municipal design expertise includes: CSO systems, sewerage collection systems, wastewater treatment including Extended Aeration Activated Sludge Systems and Membrane Bioreactors sludge handling and disposal, DEWATS systems, water supply, RO water treatment and SWPPP storm water detention and treatment, desalination, and major pumping stations that included delivery capabilities in excess of 36,000gpm (136K/LPM) and cross country pipeline projects. Proficient at providing direction and advice and guidance for USACE compliance in matters relating to RCRA, CERCLA, CWA during investigation and master planning. Well-versed with ASTM, BS and DIN Quality Standards, NEC-3 and FIDIC (Yellow/Red Book) condition of contract. Self-directed team player who can build effective working relationships with key stakeholders. Committed to adding value through creative idea generation, collaborative problem solving, and disciplined decision making.


PMP Certification, Boston College :

MS Civil Engineering, Course Study - University of California

BS Civil Engineering – Vernell University, New York, NY:

Graduate of Father Flanagan’s Boys Town, Omaha, NE


Water Environment Federation (WEF), American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Assessment Group


SWPPP/SWMM Modeling, Pro-E, ESRI ArcView 3.3, ArcView 9.0, ArcGIS, Primavera 3 & 6, HYSIM,

Sure Trak, HEC-I & HEC-II, AutoCAD 2005, Micro Drainage, Microsoft Project/Office, BIM, Civil 3D,


Project Manager /Resident Engineer

Confidential Client 2015 to Present

Position involving the treatment and disposal of Frack Water. Research on the existing methods used for disposal and the development of a prototype process for the separation of additives, used in the fracking process, in order to recover, clean and reuse the water. Establishment of a bench scale treatability program to verify the process treatability and scale up requirements. Legal and Engineering work on the process presently ongoing and a review of suggested construction sites for the plant are presently under way.

Project Manager /Resident Engineer

Jacobs Engineering Group for Marafiq Power and Water, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 2011 – 2014

Fifteen-month contractual position (plus 3 extensions) used to review process and equipment selections, preparation of operational procedures and development of operational chemical usage and cost for these two treatment facilities having capabilities of 54,000m3/day and 45,000m3/day respectively. Each is designed and constructed to produce reusable product water for irrigation and wash down. Total cost of both systems combined totaled 647 million riyals (218.2 million dollars) with planning, feasibility and engineering design and construction for each system. Construction build out and commissioning to start first quarter of 2013 with final completion scheduled for April 2015.

Project Manager/Site Engineer

Vanir Construction Management, Tempe, AZ 2006 - 2010

Northwest Wastewater Treatment Facility and Effluent Water Reclamation Facility (USA)

EPCM/CMAR contract for both Extended Aeration Activated Sludge wastewater treatment facility and membrane bioreactor effluent water reclamation plant valued at $385 million. In the planning stages assessed existing pump stations and collection systems to develop cost estimates for a sound basis and clear assumptions in order to set stakeholder expectations in relation to budget and funding requirements for this program. Evaluated performance, monitored quality, and prepared proposals for improvement/rehabilitation of sewer collection system and treatment plant based on advanced technology.

Senior Project Team Leader

World Bank/Stanley Consultants 2004 – 2006

Improvement/Rehabilitation of Existing Water Supply & Sewer System, City of Tiaz, Republic of Yemen

Directed a cross-functional team of 28 engineers in this $176 million dollar project which featured, feasibility studies, design and construction management, estimating and budgeting, and quality control on five DEWATS SYSTEMS contracts for installation of 650 kilometers of large bore pipe (DCI and UPVC in DN 200mm through DN 800mm), desalination facilities with capacity of 140 MLD (both fixed and mobile facilities) including above ground storage facilities, pumping stations with pumping capabilities from 700GPM (2.64K/LPM) through 2100GPM (7.9M/LPM) and distribution sequential segments for use within the city, 7,000 water house connections, and 6,500 sewer connections (UPVC DN50mm to DN150mm).

Project Manager/Project Controls Manager,

ESPA Corporation, Houston, TX 1999 – 2004

Expansion of George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

Metro Administration Office Bldg. & Downtown Transfer Station, Houston, TX

University of Houston’s Downtown Campus Building

Successfully captured this EPC contract ($31MM) for the re-routing and relocated (30km) of water supply (300-600 mm), 60 km sewer (300-800 mm), large storm drain (3,000 mm) and electrical/fiber optic communication lines. Spearheaded a multi-disciplinary team for FERC and NEPA surveys, investigations, and determination of optimum route for re-location of water mains and sewer collection systems. Conducted detailed design and cost estimation. Utilized latest trenching technology for execution of sewer line installation, prepared tender notices for contractors, provided construction supervision, cost control, quality assurance/control, and ensured timely execution per schedule.

Experience Prior to 1999

Project Controls Manager (Utility)

Led a multi-disciplinary team to meet the civil challenges of a growing water demand. Instigated and planned the development of project scope and budget for this project. Conducted FERC surveys, investigations; study of service zone, analysis of water demand, and study of various users (domestic/commercial). Designed water supply system including 4 pump stations; water treatment plant; Analyzed network hydraulics, integrated GIS data with various hydraulic modeling, performed cost estimation and tendering. Provided assistance during construction supervision of the installation of new water-connections and sewer mains connection. Evaluated existing tariff and created new tariff rates based on consumption

Project Resident Engineer

Developed various utility services and designed a new sewerage collection system with 6 lift stations with a provision for expansion. Designed 1,500 km primary and secondary sewer network and water supply and other utilities. Provided new sewer connection for 1,200 households. Planned and designed complete sewerage collection system including preparation of the sewer user fees, and defined registration procedures for users. Designed complete water supply system including supply grid, above ground storage tanks and grid-pumping stations. Mentored and directed the Project Controls Coordinator

Project Manager

● Design and construction supervision for recovery and repair of a 30 MGD RO desalination plant. Restored service connection damaged during the first Gulf War. Assessed damaged infrastructure, surveyed site, provided detailed design and construction supervision including rehabilitation of reservoir, transmission mains, lateral mains and service connection

Sr. Project Engineer

Used NEPA design criteria for the upgrade of existing WWTP to treat wastewater generated from a new industrial area of Tulsa and sewerage collected from surrounding residential areas. Conducted surveys, NEPA investigations, detailed design for separated collection system for sewerage and industrial influent and detailed design including lift stations and secondary treatment processes, SCADA control schemes, cost estimates, tender papers and project management during execution of this EPCM project

O&U Manager and Client Business Manager to

Included eight refineries, 17 terminals and four deep-water ports. Work included; Established a wastewater treatment plant at the Eagle Point Refinery to treat wastewater produced from the 250,000/bpd operational units to meet NEPA and USACE guidelines. Designed a segregated collection system to remove unit process water containing oil/BTX constituents for treatment; Total system was 52 miles of sewer line, which included the API tank farms and terminals. Directed a team to carry out site surveys, NEPA investigations, sample collection and waste characteristic analysis. Designed conveyance system, processes including PFD and P&ID’s for screening, settling, sequential UASB, oxidation of complex organic matter, secondary and tertiary system, waste stabilization system, and GAS recovery system. Prepared cost estimates and monitored construction activities for timely completion. Selected to lead a team for the disassembly, transportation and reassembly of an Ammine Production unit

Project Engineer

● Water Treatment Plants - CSO Program, City of Syracuse, NY funded by the NEPA: CSO Screening Device Demonstration Grant funded by the NEPA. Greater Syracuse Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade: Kodak Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant Revamp: City of Rochester NY Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade: CSO Program, City of Rochester NY

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