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Civil Engineering Executive Assistant

South River, New Jersey, United States
October 05, 2016

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Emile Schachter

**** ********** ******* ***, *** Jersey, NJ 08830 434-***-**** EDUCATION

University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering - GPA 3.60/4.00 Aug. 2015- Dec. 2015

Selected amongst Top 1% of honor student applicants for a full scholarship. State University of Campinas Sao Paulo, Brazil

International Exchange Student, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering - GPA 3.84/4.00 Jan. 2014-Aug. 2014 Monterrey Institute of Technology Queretaro, Mexico Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering - GPA 3.74/4.00 Aug. 2011-May 2016

Selected for the Latin America’s Top 100 Students Program, worthy of a full tuition scholarship. RESEARCH

University Of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada

Research Intern (Only top 5% of applicants accepted) May 2015 – Aug. 2015 Prestigious Canadian MITACS Global Research Award Program.

Responsible for analyzing and modeling foamed cement fluids inside Petroleum Wells; generating over 1200 test scenarios in MATLAB, which led to an important variation in the Ph.D.’s thesis scope of work and code accuracy. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Cognizant Technology & Solutions Iselin, New Jersey Quality Engineering and Assurance Analyst (American Fortune Global 500 Insurance Client) May 2016 - Present

Responsible for developing a partner relationship, while conducting daily and weekly meetings to ensure project progress; also generating and interpret data, by providing ongoing reports with opportunities of improvement. Aguirre & Fields LP Austin, Texas

Assistant Project Manager Intern Aug. 2015 – Jan. 2016

Review scopes of works for projects worth $500k - $3.5M and was in charge of inspecting project site with OSHA safety requirements, generating project progress reports for upper management, and our clients (TxDOT, and NTTA).

Used Excel vba and Pivot Tables to calculate revenue projections, team allocation and improve 15 team members’ executions items, which lead to an increase in productivity and a reduction in operational costs of $500 monthly.

Update budget plan for new projects by using excel and regularly communicating with sub-contractors, to ensure smooth transition times within the master schedule.

Review bid proposals and RFQs for prime/sub-prime contracts, as well as contract drawings, specifications and RFIs.

Assisted in various pre-pour meetings for bridges in San Antonio and El Paso respectively. BIN Enterprises Queretaro, Mexico

Assistant Estimating Internship Sep 2014 – Dec. 2014

Assisted in the closing phase of a 10-floor hotel construction project, by reviewing warranties contract and over 150 change orders worth over $250,000 in total, additionally conducting regular weekly meetings. Alex Ramirez Consulting Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Executive Assistant Internship May 2013 – Aug. 2014

Assisted in critical meetings (national and international) with potential investors, and financial institutions for public investment project proposal worth over $350M; while helping and reviewing detailed economic profitability.

Creating power-point decks (bilingual) for future proposals of work to be made to the president of the Dominican Republic’s executive board members, and high-end international investors. LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) Austin, Texas Member and Volunteer Aug. 2015 – Dec. 2015

Responsible for interpreting construction plans to find depreciable items for improvement. Student Council of Civil and Social Action Queretaro, Mexico Co-Founder Aug. 2014 – Dec. 2014

Responsible for overseeing 15 team members and managing $5,000 in donations for educational projects. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Technical Skills: OSHA 10,AutoCAD, Microstation, P6 Primavera, Opus Estimating, MATLAB, SQL, Tableau Data Analysis. Languages: Spanish (Native proficiency), Portuguese (Professional Working Proficiency), French (Elementary proficiency). Additional Interests: Real Estate, Traveling, Emerging Markets, New Technologies, Classical Music, Tennis.

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