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Engineer Project

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
February 21, 2018

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702-***-**** (M)

Mining and Industrial Engineer

Holding professional work experience as a Project Engineer provides me with broad experience and knowledge to perform various engineering positions. Safety begins with clear communication channels, as an engineer, I am always in pursuit of efficiency by ensuring quality, cost controls and project deadlines.; superb aptitude for mechanics and ability to handle machinery, hands on engineer with a strong ability to visualize 3 dimensional designs. Excellent in working with multiple design projects, senior level executives and stakeholders, to develop strategic goals and action plans. My credentials include a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Masters of Science in Mining Engineering, and extensive training.


Silver State Wire Rope & Rigging, Las Vegas, NV 08/2017 – Present

Associate Rigging Engineer

Support Civil, Industrial and Mining engineering projects related to Rigging operations.

Provide technical guidance for safety procedures and plans during Rigging operations.

Prepare calculations and estimates to transport, install, operate and maintain lifting equipment

Ensure all rigging material and equipment are approved and in accordance with project specifications.

Summit Engineering Corporation, Reno, NV 06/2016 – 04/2017

Mining and Industrial Operations Engineer

Consult and analyze projects directly with the owners and stakeholders

Research and evaluate previous and current conditions of the mining claims, regulations, and permits

Assess the feasibility and potential of the projects regarding safety, efficiency and profitably

Design and estimate projects according to its budget (Capex & Opex), personnel, equipment and time

Prepare technical engineering reports and drawings to ensure a successful ore extraction

Oversee: construction, mining, processing, maintenance and vendor operations

Monitor and ensure an appropriate transition for environmental reclamation stages

University of Nevada at Reno (UNR), Reno, NV 01/2015 – 05/2016

Master’s in Mining Engineer Candidate & Rock Mechanics Research Assistant

Project description: Provide ground support recommendations for underground mines in the Carlin Trend. Project goal was to understand and analyze strength, deformational and behavioral characteristics of weak rock masses in Northern Nevada, to improve ground control and safety in underground mining operations.

Assisted in the development of safety measures to achieve a safe blasting activity and production

HM Floor Group, construction, Las Vegas, NV 10/2005 – 12/2014

Project Engineer/ Sr. Estimator Reason for leaving: grad school

Project Management of simultaneous projects in collaboration with agencies and contractors

oReinforced personnel safety procedures and PPE usages

oParticipated in follow up meetings focused on project progress

oMonitored contract compliance, submittals and preventive maintenance

oSustained project work quality, design, budget, documentation, and change orders

oImplemented appropriate time management strategies to ensure compliance aspects, legal policies, and deadlines

Accountable for project planning according to specifications and maintenance

oReduced overhead materials cost by attaining favorable agreements between supplier, contractors, and vendors

oDeveloped logistical plans in preparation of material arrival, storage, and delivery

oMaintained project budgets (daily costs vs. budgeted costs)

Proven record of successful contract negotiation involving major construction companies, governmental agencies, and senior level casino executives

oManage groups of employees across a broad geography in separate locations

oEstimate project costs and take offs

oPresented clear, concise, and accurate contracts

oExperience in both Union and Non-Union environment

BECHARA COSMETIC LABORATORY, Cali, Colombia 01/2003 – 12/2004

Commercial Manager

Identified and corrected various production process inefficiencies, entailing equipment, personnel, corrective equipment maintenance and cash flow management

Successfully renewed product licenses according to raw materials and environmental federal parameters, that lead to approved certifications (ISO 9001, ISO 14001)

Enhanced company’s commercial image by modernizing firms label, promoting its organic components, and expanding its showcase retail presence

Conducted a product market pricing study; confirmed company’s current premium pricing strategy aligned with its goals; proposed shareholders with a different pricing strategy plan with an intent of gaining additional market share

Designed an industrial production plant that satisfied all aspects of supply chain management

CABKO (PARTICLE BOARD FURNITURE MFG), Cali, Colombia 12/2001 – 10/2002

Operations manager

Organized the logistical operation of the entire assembly line

Coordinated and commanded temporary labor workers during peak packaging schedules

Synchronized proper storage of final product for efficient, and quality assured dispatch

Managed merchandise inventory under just in time strategies

Perform an efficient preventive maintenance equipment plan to avoid disruptions in the production process.


● Project Management ● Leadership & Team Building ● Problem Solving Skills

● Construction Management ● Mine Design ● Operation & Production optimization

● Quality Control ● Safety Requirements ● Preventive Maintenance ● Physically and mentally fit

● Cost Modelling ● Operator Qualifications ● Analytical skills ● Kaisen, 5S, Lean Six Sigma, SAP

Software: ● MS Office Skills ● AutoCAD ● Surpac ● P6 (Beginner)

Languages: ● English & Spanish


Masters of Science in Mining Engineering, University of Nevada Reno – UNR, 2016

Relevant courses:

Mineral world economics

Mine environmental control

Advanced Rock Mechanics

Rock excavation (Blasting)

Mine & Sustainable Development

Mineral reserve estimation

Mining methods

Ore deposits

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Javeriana University, Cali – Colombia, 2004

Relevant courses:

Engineering economy

Design for manufacturing

Operations research

Production planning and control

Occupational safety and ergonomics

Logistic and process engineering

Industrial quality control

Methods engineering & work measurement

Facilities planning and design

Human factors


Project Management

OSHA Certified 2012, Construction and General Safety

MSHA Certified 2016, Surface Mine

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course

LEED Course


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