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Project Manager

Troy, MI
October 11, 2018

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Zahra Fawaz

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Troy, Michigan **083


Career Summary

To obtain a career as a project coordinator, planner, assistant and/or management in order to achieve my goal in earning a Project Management Professional Certification (PMP); as well as the Six Sigma. Continuously recognized for excellent work ethic, customer service and teamwork, perfect attendance and promoted to areas of leadership and greater responsibility Studying for my CAPM: Project Management Body of Knowledge 6th Edition (Exam Date: 2019-01-03) Summary of Qualifications Summary of Computer Skills

- Project Management Institute Membership

- National Technical Honors Society

- Excellent problem solving skills

- Self-motivated with a positive attitude

- Read and interpret blueprints

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Very organized and hands-on

- Fast learner; willing to master new information

- Proficient representation; techniques and forms

- Proficiency in Construction Documents

- Work extremely well in a group or individually

- Woodworking and Tool Knowledge

- Fluent in speaking Arabic

- Technical transferrable skills

- AutoCAD 2010- 2018/ Revit/ Inventor/MEP

- Excellent Point of Sale (POS) usage/skills

- Computer-Aided Drafting with conventional

methods of graphic communication to solve

drafting and basic design-related problems

- Microsoft Office Professional 2007-2014

- Microsoft Project and SharePoint Software

- Foundation & Sage: Construction Accounting


- Procore Project Management Software

- Proficient in both Mac and Windows

- Strong IT Skills

- SAP (Systems, Applications, and Products)

- Proficient in Bluebeam (PDF Software)


ITT Technical Institute Troy, Michigan

Bachelor of Science Degree December 2012 - September 2014 Project Management and Business Administration

GPA: 3.6

Honors Awards and Perfect Attendance

ITT Technical Institute Troy, Michigan

Associate of Applied Science Degree March 2010 - September 2012 Computer Drafting and Design

Perfect Attendance Award


T.H. Marsh Construction Bloomfield Hills, Michigan Project Coordinator/ Warranty Management July 2016-October 2018

- WE BUILD and Design 185,000+ gross square footage, Wood-Framed Senior Living Homes containing 150+ Independent Living, Enhanced, and Assisted Living/Memory Care Apartment Units (new construction)

- Organizing and preparation of Change Orders, Processing Invoices, Monthly Back Charges to Trades

- Preparation and implementation of Close-Out Documents for Company Projects as a whole (Project Closing Phase)

- Implementation of Marsh Company-Wide 1-Year Warranty Work Orders of each built Project by developing Process and Procedure Guidelines

- Punchlist (walking through the building with Owner, Architects, Project Managers, and Project Engineers)

- Setting up a Bid List for new Projects throughout the company (3,000+ contacts) and sending out Invitation To Bid, Retrieving Proposals on Bid Due Date. Answering questions the Contractor may have prior to turning in their Proposal

Oakland Fuels and Propane Pontiac, Michigan

Gas Station Manager July 2015-June 2016

- Responsible for day-to-day operations, ordering, scheduling, training, supervising employees, store image, profits, all controllable expenses, labor, inventory, cash, and shortages

- Determine stock needs, interact positively with vendors and customers, monitor receiving goods, maintain inventory and minimize waste and petty theft; oversee and control all funds

- Plan, schedule, supervise, and ensure that all Gas Station Attendants adhere to store policies and procedures

- Maintain the fuel pumps and storage tanks so they function safely and efficiently; Schedule and oversee deliveries of fuel and adjust gasoline prices, sometimes daily, to account for changing fuel costs

- Hiring and firing employees, and being a good judge of character will help ensure that you keep the right people to maintain an efficient and motivated team AutoPort – Ford Motor Company Dearborn, Michigan

Supervisor (short-term temporary agency) January 2015 – June 2015

- Following AAR Standards (Association of American Railroads) and PPE (Personal Protection Equipment)

- Overseeing the safety and progress evaluation of 40+ Union and Temporary workers; Conducting daily Meeting Minutes/Pre-Shift Meetings (weather conditions, special reminders, safety review)

- Completing Daily Vehicle Checklist (VCL) maintenance of vans; engine service, lights, cleanliness, door operation, etc.

- Review timesheets, wage compensation and other information to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies; Verify attendance, hours worked and pay adjustments

- Scheduling staff on a daily basis as to which location they will be working at that day

- Finding a critical path in order for production to work effectively and efficiently Metro Property Group Detroit, Michigan

Utilities Coordinator/Scheduler April 2014 – January 2015

- Ensuring that all 2,000+ properties have active Electric, Gas and Water/monitoring and tracking

- Assisting Project Managers, Contractors and Management with scheduling and gathering information

- Maintaining strong relationships with DTE and Water Employees, and Field Crew

- Developing processes and procedures by designing special templates to help others work effectively and efficiently

- Disputing and analyzing bills for all properties and tenants

- Removing “BLOCKS” by faxing over property documents and ensuring that all information matches Sierra Detention Systems Detroit, Michigan

Project Coordinator February 2013- March 2014

- Responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing all tasks that relate to Detention Electronic Contract (DEC: Hard Side) and Security Electronic Contract (SEC: Soft Side)

- Under general direction and coaching, assisting project managers in creating and maintaining project planning documents and reports, such as architectural blueprints, timesheets, invoices, daily reports, compliance logs, vendor information and entering/keeping track of critical data

- Sort or classify information according to guidelines, such as content, purpose, user criteria, or chronological, alphabetical, or numerical order

- Demonstrated ability to lead, acknowledge, develop, communicate & implement a strategy to ensure compliance

- Assisting Project Managers, Account Manager and Operations Manager to fulfill the needs of the project

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