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Civil Engineering

Corpus Christi, TX
June 30, 2016

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Joe William Alvarez

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Highly motivated and experienced graduate engineer, seeking a challenging engineering and mid-level management role that will allow me to utilize and expand on my education to serve the greater South Texas area and develop its resources and environment. EXPERIENCE

December 2015 – Present

Kellogg, Brown & Root Corpus Christi, TX

Project Controls

Project Controls Specialist – Quantities

Reviewed, progressed, verified and audited all installed piping quantities and drawings

Coordinated progress and forecasting meetings with subcontractors

Reviewed, progressed and managed various subcontracts related to Hydrocracker installation

Reviewed and progressed all civil and structural quantities associated with installed units May 2014 – August 2015

Naismith Engineering, Inc. Corpus Christi, TX

Land Development

Graduate Engineer / Intern

Produced construction drawings for commercial developments in the Corpus Christi area

Produced construction drawings for Nueces County park improvements

Designed and produced cost estimates for subdivisions ranging from 0.75 Ac to 60 Ac.

Inspected 25,000 gal. powder coated ground storage tanks for AWWA compliance

Managed Karnes County pavement improvements (40 miles) and bridge replacement September 2012 – August 2013

Dotterweich Col. of Eng. / City of Kingsville Partnership Kingsville, TX Department of Engineering Services

Design Specialist

Produced drainage plans and calculations for Kleberg Avenue Reconstruction Project

Implemented research on composite materials suitable for roadway sustainability

Developed drainage map for the Historic and Downtown portions of Kingsville, Texas June 2011 – February 2013

FESCO, Inc. Alice, TX

Alice District Office

Petroleum Engineering Assistant

Assisted and operated production and wireline services within the Eagle Ford Shale

Tested and prepared certifications for all pressure relief valves on TAMAR Offshore platform

Implemented all HSE company policies and administered compliance related training June 2010 – March 2011

City of Alice Alice, TX

Department of Engineering Services

Engineering Technician III

Managed San Diego Levee and Floodwall Improvements and produced As-Builts

Formulated presentation exhibits of current projects for the State of the City Address

Initiated improvement and upgrade to the City of Alice water distribution model February 2009 – February 2010

Texas A&M University - Kingsville Kingsville, TX

Career Services Center

Student Career Advisor

Produced all marketing and advertising material for the Career Services Center

Developed and introduced employer relations for students

Advised students on resumes, interviews and resources for job placement May – August 2009

United States Army Corps of Engineers Corpus Christi, TX Civil Engineering Technician/Intern

Inspected Training and Perimeter Levees post- Hurricane Dolly at Port of Brownsville

Inspected outlet structures and jetting throughout South Texas section of Intracoastal Waterway

Reviewed and conducted Hydrographic Surveys throughout Corpus Christi Ship Channel February – August 2008

RVE, Inc. Corpus Christi, TX

Civil Engineering Designer

Designed Improvements for City of Corpus Christi Overlays for Bond Package ‘08

Improved wing-wall structure along roadway for Nueces County

Inspected Sea Gull Condominium grouted structural repairs December 2007 – January 2008

Bass & Welsh Engineering, Inc. Corpus Christi, TX

Office Manager/Engineering Assistant

Calculated proposed drainage systems for pre- and post-development projects

Preliminary overview of site planning for commercial properties

Improved projects through site planning and environmental awareness May – August 2006, 2007

Texas Department of Transportation Corpus Christi, TX Engineering Technician III/Certified Laboratory Technician

Ran soil, concrete and asphalt tests for highways in and around the Corpus Christi District

Completed design plans and managed 2008 Corpus Christi District Seal Coat Project

Worked alongside the Pavement Research Team in Austin with the TxDOT State Laboratory EDUCATION

Texas A&M University-Kingsville Kingsville, TX

Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

December 2014


American Society of Civil Engineers

Associate Membership #456395

2005-2014 - Student President, 2007

2014-Present – Corpus Christi Branch

2015 – Texas Section STEM Chairman

TAMUK Presidential Ambassadors

2005-2011 President, 2007-2008

Campus Activity Board, 2007-2011

Chairman, Music Committee, 2008-2011

The Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity

2005-2010, Secretary, 2006-2007

Alumni Board, 2014-Present

Knights of Columbus Council #3169,

District Deputy #141, 2010-2012

Fourth Degree Navigator, 2011-Present

Jim Wells County Historical Commission



Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,

Power Point, Publisher, Project)

Adobe Web Premium CS4

(Photoshop, InDesign)

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015

Bentley Microstation 2009S

Hydroflow Hydrographs 2009

ESRI Arc Map for Geographic

Information Systems

EPANET 2.0 Water Modeling

TxDOT Winstorm


McTrans HCS+

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