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Project Management

Los Angeles, CA
June 30, 2016

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University of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA., June 2012) – B.S. Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Project - NASA Lightweight Electric Vehicle Transmission (September 2011 – April 2012) Mt. San Jacinto College - Phi Theta Kappa Honors Graduate (Menifee, CA., December 2009) – A.A., A.S. WORK EXPERIENCE:

KPMG LLP – Major Projects Advisory Analyst (Los Angeles, CA.; April 2014 – Present)

Create work plans to test vendor samples of reported construction costs, such as labor, burden, material and equipment for contractual compliance

Review project responsibilities of a contractor, such as invoicing, document control and change management to ensure contractual compliance

Create various process, checklist and template documents to help clients develop and manage capital projects

Evaluate client's construction project scope, budget, schedule, procurement/delivery method and management controls to recommend specific strategies and procedures

Verify and log client's project documents, such as contracts, invoices, schedules and change orders

Direct and manage project tasks of offshore resources assisting in analysis and project deliverables KPMG LLP – Machinery & Equipment Analyst (Los Angeles, CA.; October 2012 – March 2014)

Analyzed client data and performed market research to financially model tangible assets of multi-million dollar businesses across various industries, including manufacturing, IT, hospitality, research and healthcare

Created reports, memos, exhibits and schedules for clients to present the methodology and results of an analysis

Consulted finance, operations and facilities departments in account ledger maintenance to improve asset tracking and its data management

Evaluated equipment specifications against actual usage during on-site inspections to determine if utilization was optimal

Audited external tangible asset analyses to ensure robust procedures and conclusions by other firms

Compiled a new hire packet and mentored junior analysts by sharing best practices and providing technical guidance

Metropolitan Water District – Equipment Design Intern (Los Angeles, CA.; June 2011 – September 2011)

Worked with engineers to review, research and update procurement specifications for butterfly valves and electric actuators

Communicated with suppliers to inquire additional product information and technical specifications

Organized meetings with vendor factories to present related products to the team

Coordinated site visit logistics to treatment plants for engineers

Researched and uploaded project as-builts into the EDMS database University of CA. Riverside, CE – CERT – Student Researcher (Riverside, CA.; April 2011 – June 2011)

Investigated and verified marketing claims made by solar micro-inverter manufacturers

Researched micro-inverter failures and manufacturers’ testing methods

Coordinated with senior researchers to present findings for comparison to independent lab tests COMPUTER SKILLS: Desktop Assembly, Mac OS, Google Apps, MS Office Suite, C++, MATLAB, SolidWorks AWARDS & HONORS:

KPMG Standing Ovation Award (January 2014, April 2014)

KPMG Bravo Encore Award (July 2013)

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Certificate of Recognition (September 2011)

Mt. San Jacinto College President’s Honor Roll (December 2009)

Mt. San Jacinto College Helping Hand Award (October 2008)

Mt. San Jacinto College Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society, Beta Delta Omega Chapter (April 2008) Seyed Amir Hashemi

123 North Benton Way

Los Angeles, CA., 90026


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