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Civil/Environmental Engineering

Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
September 18, 2018

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Joshua Okeke – An Engineering Graduate *

Joshua Okeke

Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria

(Mobile) +234-813-***-****


(LinkedIn) Summary

A highly motivated, innovative and hardworking engineering graduate, who incorporates solution- focused approach and passion in dealing with diverse business confrontations. Possesses both soft and technical skills in engineering, administration and management garnered from industry and academia.

Currently seeks opportunities to further develop knowledge and expertise through engineering/technical roles whilst achieving set organizational objectives. Education

2014 – 2015 MSc (Eng) Environmental Engineering and Project Management University of Leeds, UK

2007 – 2013 BEng Environmental Engineering

University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Work/academic experience

Jan 2016 – Present Project Engineer

Mercogas Group, Port Harcourt

• Manage projects – from the design to commissioning phases - to ensure delivery within target quality, cost and time;

• Monitor and validate projects following commissioning to ensure sustained conformity with business expectations;

• Review sales and management performance of the organization;

• Conduct survey of projects that could improve business presence and profits;

• Participate in tender processes and negotiations as well as manage contractors on the job;

• Follow up on procurement of construction items to certify quality and quantity;

• Produce architectural designs of proposed building projects using CAD applications. Sep 2014 – Sep 2015 Postgraduate/Research Student (Renewable energy) University of Leeds, UK

• Actively engaged in qualitative and quantitative research, prepared high quality reports to articulate research findings and demonstrated the ability to adapt, learn and develop skills in various knowledge areas – in engineering, administration and project management. Nov 2013 – Aug 2014 Assistant Civil Engineer

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Port Harcourt

• Supervised civil projects, participated in providing basic estate services, engaged in contract management and procurement.

Jun 2011 – Feb 2012 Health Safety and Environment (HSE) Officer Intern Expro Group Ltd, Port Harcourt

• Engaged in basic HSE trainings, participated in general safety inspections and QAQC tasks. Joshua Okeke – An Engineering Graduate 2


• Membere, A.E., Ugbebor, J. and Okeke, J. 2013. Computational model for biogas production from solid waste. Journal of Environment. 2(2), pp. 47 – 51. Professional certifications

• Occupational Health and Safety

Supervisor (OSHA UK, 2013);

• Software Tech./Maintenance (NYSC Skills

Acquisition and Entrepreneurship

Development Training, 2013);

• HSE Levels 1, 2 & 3 (British International

Safety Organization, 2014);

• Introduction to Project Management &

Prince 2 Foundation (Association for Project

Management, 2014);

• Fire Safety & Risk Assessment (Department

of Petroleum Resources – DPR, 2014).



• Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint;

• Microsoft & Mac OS applications;

• AutoCAD;

• Revit Architecture.


• Critical thinking/analysis;

• Health, safety and environment;

• Waste management;

• Renewable energy;

• Project management;

• Qualitative and quantitative research;

• Report writing and presentation;

• Effective leadership, communication and

problem-solving skills;

• Precision, team work and ability to work


• Learning, adaptability and development.


Listening to music, watching movies, exercising, travelling and reading. Additional information

• Salary expectation £ 29,000 – 36,000

• Notice period 1 month

• Visa sponsorship Required

• Willing to travel on the job Yes

• Willing to relocate Yes

References available on request

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