MANUEL RODRIGUEZ YANES
Los Naranjos, Calle Sur **, Res. Tena, Ap 3-A
Caracas, 1080, Venezuela
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE
Civil Engineer with 30+ years’ experience in different areas of civil engineering, proven capabilities in numerous construction projects in the areas of earth moving, asphalt paving, high capacity foundations, slurry walls, shot-concrete, retaining walls, steel construction, reinforced concrete casting, mechanical installations, chemical plants, electrical, network and cell phones communication installations Oil exploration and seismographic studies. LPG filling gas plant, remodeling of private condominiums.
Successful in creating and implementing strategic plans, schedules, establish unit price analysis, budgets, and cost controls to meet short and long term objectives.
International experience gained by working with teams of engineers from companies from France, Italy, Sweden and the United States.
Computer proficient in Primavera, SureTrak, Autocad, MS Project, MS Office, QuickBooks, and Unit Price analysis. Inspect and follow up construction to meet requirements in contract documents and specifications. Always looking for participate in challenging projects.
VISAMAR, C. A.
2008/Present General Manager: Responsible for: Implement all company strategies for the construction market. Hire labor, material purchase, architectural drawings, electrical and sanitary drawings, quantities take off, supervise construction, turn key projects.
Project: Remodeling of condominiums for expatriates from different international companies, among them Procter & Gamble Latin-American, Statoil, and Schlumberger. Around 24 units remodeled.
Project: Remodeling of condominiums for private owners. About 16 units remodeled.
DITECH, S. A.
2006/2008 Lead Civil Engineer
Project: Nafta Hydrogenation Plant, Material Take Off Quantities, Basic Engineering project, lump sum quotation IPC Project, Contract awarded.
Project: Refurbish of 20 Natural gas service stations for the automotive industry – PDVSA. Responsible for: Preparation of Bids and rise of information.
Project: Gasoline Storage tanks, Pentane sphere tank – Jose Refinery, PDVSA.
Projects Diesel tanks. Responsible for civil design and redistribution to increase capacity.
Project: Increase of Diesel Storage tanks for the Puerto de Punta Meta, Guiria and Cumana – PDVSA. Responsible for: Preparation of bids and quantity take offs.
Project: Jose Complex – PDVSA. Responsible for: Project visualization in order to double production capacity, material take-off quantities and preparation of Bid.
PERT CONTROL, C. A.
1996/2006 Operations Manager. Responsible to develop the company from ground up designing marketing strategies, invoicing, accounting, and implementation with clients, contractors and subcontractors.
Lead the follow up weekly meetings to analyze progress and take corrective action to keep projects in track.
Suggested construction methods and implement overtime schedules.
INCISAN – OTIPSA
2002/2204 Contract Administrator. Responsible for: Structural concrete reinforcement of a 5-story building housing telecommunication equipment in order to comply with seismic codes.
Develop master plan, Calculate job offer, negotiation of contract. Responsible of equipment selection for demolition and drilling equipment. Supervision of carbon fiber installation under reinforced concrete beams. Organize crews. Follow up costs control.
VISAMAR, C. A.
1992/2002 General Manager: Responsible for: Implement all company strategies to enter the construction market Established accounting, market, sales, hire labor, purchase, drawings, quantity take off, supervise construction, turn key projects.
PRIMARY Steel Trader London / New York
1991-1992 General Manager in training.
Negotiation of steel, mainly hot rolled coils and rebars from SIDOR to be sold in different parts of the world.
NOBEL INDUSTRIES SWEDEN
Hydrogen Peroxide Plant
1989/1991 Construction Manager. Responsible of technical specs, quantities take off, project coordination and drawings. Contract follow up, inspection of earth moving, foundations, concrete casting, steel structures, pipe racks, paving, finishing. Quality assurance, quality control, cost control. Inspection of hydrogen plant. Follow up of stainless steel tanks and piping fabrication. Implementation of cost control program in a new facility to be installed in Columbus, Mississippi of larger capacity.
ESINCA S.A / RUALCA
Aluminum Wheel plant
1988-1989 Purchase Manager: Coordination of purchase of equipment and machinery writing specifications and accessories. Issue of purchase orders to national and international suppliers. Fabrication of two heat treat furnaces, modification of Manufacturer drawings in order to fabricate the furnace in Venezuela and import the instrumentation and controls.
Inspector Engineer: Responsible of the earth moving, concrete foundations, special equipment foundations, steel structure, drawing reviewing and approval. Reporting to general manager the selection of contractors. Contracting the installation of water treatment plant.
BACHY AND ASSOCIATES
1987-1988 Resident Engineer: Construction of slurry walls in the subway of the City of Caracas.
Earth moving of the subway station. Installation of provisional steel bridge. Construction of high capacity concrete foundations for a residential development of ten high rise buildings.
EICA CIVIL CONTRACTOR
1986-1987 Resident Engineer: Responsible for: Design and construction of a three way highway. Earth moving, compaction and asphalt paving.
SUELOPETROL C. A
1985-1986 Site Engineer: Responsible for: Opening of roads and trenches with heavy dozers. In charge of 12 Drilling equipment for wells. Explosives placing. Land surveys supervising 6 teams.
Aluminum foil plant
1984/1985 Trainer Engineer. Responsible for: Training of personnel to operate aluminum foil mills and tension levelers in the Reynolds aluminum ALCASA plant. Cold formed coils of about 5 tons. From 6mm coils to foil.
OFICINA INGENIERIA ALBERTO J. RODRIGUEZ DIAZ
1977/1981 Assistant Engineer / Draftsman . Responsible for: Involved in various engineering projects, studies and construction. Field inspection of quantities take off, unit price analysis, evaluation of work done to approve payments. Coordination with architects of details and take corrective actions in the field. National Transportation study for airports, ports, rivers and roads for the Venezuelan government.
1984 Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
SPECIAL TRAINING COURSES
-Primavera Project Planner
-Project Control and Construction Programming.
-Unit Price Analysis.
Spanish, English (Fluently).