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Civil Engineering Project Manager

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Hollywood, Florida, United States
Posted:
October 07, 2016

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Alejandro Vasquez Resume-Civil Engineering P a g e 1

ALEJANDRO VASQUEZ

***** ** *** *****, *** 201, Pembroke Pines, FL 33027 Tel. 954-***-****

acwygs@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

Civil Engineering Project Manager/Systems Engineer with extensive experience in Land Development project management, Site investigation, Site Planning, Civil Engineering Design, Permits coordination, construction support and plans production. His experience covers all aspects of the engineering design including site layout, paving, grading, and drainage, water, sewer and utilities coordination and roadway improvements. Mr. Vasquez during his years of experience has develop great relationships and strategies to process and negotiate solutions and permit approvals with local, county and state government officials in process related to the Land development practice. Mr. Vasquez also, has strong knowledge and working experience using Autodesk Civil 3D and GIS computer programs; skills in Survey and land mapping. EXPERIENCE

CKE Group, Inc

Senior Project Manager

Miami Lakes, FL

Jun 2015 – Sep 2016

Led engineering teams providing technical direction in the areas of Site Planning, Site investigation, Surveying coordination, Paving, Grading and Drainage, Water and Sewer, road design, and coordination with Landscape, Architects and MEP consultants during the process of site planning and approvals, engineering development and construction numerous projects for CVS Pharmacy, Taco Bell, Wendy’s, Donkin Donuts and Pollo Tropical Restaurants.

Provided technical support for site plan approval process.

Process all project related permits through local, county and state government agencies, including SFWMD, DERM, FDEP, FDOT, MD-WASD, local and county public works and utilities agencies.

Coordinated submittals with permit expediters and provided technical assistance to the process.

Led engineering teams providing technical direction for the design, and production of construction plans.

Provided technical assistance during construction process, responding to RFI and coordinating site inspections.

Provided technical direction for the preparation of as-built plans

Responsible for quality assurance and submittal for approval of final as-built plans to the utilities agencies in jurisdiction of the projects

Responsible for the QA/QC of all construction documents and supporting calculations deliverables

Facilitate communication between project shareholders and third party consultants ITS Group - IBI Group, Inc

Senior Project Manager - Systems Engineer

Pompano Beach, FL

Jan 2012 – Jan 2015

Assisted the IBI-ITS regional VP, overseeing the progress of many FDOT ITS related projects

Prepared all system requirements, systems specification, design documents, testing plan, deployment plan, managed the integration with the statewide FDOT WAN and coordinated the testing, validation and deployment for a video aggregation system and dissemination project

Assisted the group in overseeing the project’s related services contracts with data centers and leased WAN networks

Performed systems engineering activities including, gathering data and analysis of user needs with project stakeholders, defining business rules, concept of operations and definition of requirements specifications for FDOT D4 I-595 Reversible Express Toll Lane and D6/D4 I-95 Express Lanes software engineering

Participated during the definition of system requirements, functional specifications, system design, testing plan, including SAT, FAT and final system acceptance testing plans

In charge for the FDOT D4 to review, provide approval recommendations of all systems engineering Alejandro Vasquez Resume-Civil Engineering P a g e 2 artifacts during the development of a Dynamic Toll Pricing System

In charge for the project’s owner of the of supervision, observation and recommendation of acceptance of the execution of all test cases and test scenarios within the system acceptance test plan, including SAT, FAT, Integration with Sunguide, Florida’s DOT advanced traffic management system (ATMS) and integration with Turnpike Enterprises back office interface for trip reconstruction, billing and customer service

Participated during the system final acceptance operation and go-live procedures

Participated during the monitoring activities execution for the observance and calibration of the dynamic pricing system during the initial period of operation of the reversible express toll lanes system

Facilitated the communication between project shareholders

Assisted the IBI’s ITS group with the process of selection and acquisition of specialized software and hardware

Managed the financial aspects of the project and assisted Accounting and Receivables departments with project related task.

Participated in the Latin-American Marketing Team identifying business opportunities in the region, following up and preparation of proposals that ended in landing various projects in Mexico and Puerto Rico

Performed comprehensive systems engineering practice for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), GIS and Web-Mapping projects

Rhon Ernest-Jones/IBI, A Division of IBI Group, Inc Senior Project Manager

Coral Springs, FL

Oct 2007 – Dec 2011

Led engineering teams providing technical direction in the areas of Surveying, Grading and Drainage, Water and Sewer, Irrigation systems, parking lots and road design, during the process of engineering and construction plans preparation for numerous Residential, municipal and commercial Land development projects.

Led engineering teams providing technical direction for the design, development and implementation of Geographic Information System

Provided technical direction for the preparation of as-built plans

Responsible for quality assurance and submittal for approval of final as-built plans to the utilities agencies in jurisdiction of the projects

Provided Civil Engineering technical assistance for LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification processes

Responsible for the QA/QC of all construction documents and supporting calculations deliverables

Provided engineering process coordination with planners, architects, landscape architect, and other specialists

Provided permitting coordination with City, County and State permitting agencies

Provided, construction support and inspections

Facilitate communication between project shareholders and third party consultants

As member of the marketing, team collaborated identifying potential business opportunities, prepared proposals and participated in the negotiation process.

As member of the management team, provided guidance about the use of new technologies to increase the performance of the engineering teams during the engineering process. Also participated in the definition of policies to help maintain long term relationships based on customer satisfaction Kimley-Horn and Associates

Project Engineer/Deputy Project manager

Dadeland, FL

Jun 2005 – Oct 2007

Land development, utilities and roadway improvement projects management, production and permitting Coordination.

Perform designs and calculation for Water Distribution Systems, Sewer Distribution Systems and Stormwater management systems.

Perform roadway improvements design and coordination.

Coordination with municipalities, regulatory agencies and other consultants. Alejandro Vasquez Resume-Civil Engineering P a g e 3

Excellent relationship developed with all regulatory agencies in Miami-Dade County, FDOT District VI, SFWMD, the City of Miami, The City of Homestead, and other municipalities. Miller Legg

Engineer Designer

Pembroke Pines, FL

Nov 2004 – June 2005

Perform designs, calculations and plans production for paving-grading-drainage, sanitary sewer, water distribution systems design, signing and marking, and conceptual engineering for residential and commercial projects

Prepare hydrological analysis for mitigation projects.

Member of the CADD Committee to improve process in engineering design and support engineering team.

Superior Consultants

Project Engineer

Miami, FL

April 2003–November 2004

Project Engineer/Engineer Designer for land development projects, roadway improvements and utilities coordination including stormwater managements systems design, sanitary sewer and water distribution systems design, permitting coordination and construction support.

Surveying coordination on all phases of a Land Development project, from boundary surveys to as- built plans production

Digital Drafting System /DDS

Engineering Manager

Coral Gables, FL

June 2001 – March 2003

Civil Engineering and GIS project manager.

Autodesk Civil Engineering and GIS software application engineer.

Design GIS and Web-Mapping systems conceptual projects.

AutoCAD, Land Development Desktop and GIS Instructor for Civil Engineers. Down to Earth Technologies / DDS (Coral Gables, FL, USA). Application Engineer Consultant for the Central America and Caribbean Area. Bogotá, Colombia

April 1998 - June 2001

Application Engineer for Civil Engineering and GIS industry.

Civil Engineering and GIS product support Engineer and instructor

GIS project Manager (Cadastral systems, Electric distribution Systems, e-government)

AutoCAD, Land Development Desktop and GIS Instructor for Civil Engineers HyperCAD Inc

Civil Engineer (Owner)

Bogotá Colombia

Dec 1993 – March 2000

Civil Engineering Manager.

Government business development, GIS systems.

Autodesk Civil Engineering and GIS software application engineer.

Design GIS and Web-Mapping systems projects.

Some of the projects executed while working in HyperCAD Mc Graw Hill Interamerican

Technical Reviewer

Bogotá, Colombia

Jan 1997 - March 2000

Technical reviewer and quality assurance of all Microsoft and Autodesk book series. DINNERS CLUB Intl. – CONSTRUCTORA SUPERIOR

Project Engineer

Bogotá, Colombia

January 1999 - May 2000

Project Engineer for Drainage and Grading Design for the condominium “Villas de Santafe”

Alejandro Vasquez Resume-Civil Engineering P a g e 4 CABLE TV - BOGOTA

Gis Consultant/ software integrator

Bogotá, Colombia

January 1997 - May 1998

Conducted a needs analysis to determine the GIS requirements.

Design and development of a GIS system to manage Fiber-optics network infrastructure using AutoCAD MAP

TECNO CONSULTA - CPT

Civil Engineer Consultant

Bogotá, Colombia

October 1995 - Jan 1997

Rural Roadway Design Engineer.

Utilities coordination.

Field and office survey operations coordinator.

AutoCAD and Land Development Desktop Instructor for Civil Engineers Coca-Cola bottling Co. - INDEGA

IT Consultant

Bogotá, Colombia

February 1993- Sept 1995

Development of CADD standards for the Engineering Department.

Design and coordination of the technology modernization plan for the engineering department.

AutoCAD and Land Development Desktop Instructor. SODEIC LTD

Civil Engineer Consultant

Bogotá, Colombia

October 1996 - Jan 1998

Development of CADD standard procedures for roadway design.

Urban Roadway design consultant. Project Coordinator for 3 major urban roadways and 150 km of rural roadway

Field and office survey operations coordinator.

IDI LTD

Engineering Manager (Owner)

Bogotá, Colombia

Febrero 1989 - Oct 1993

CADD Manager Coordinator for various Architectural and Engineering projects.

Structural designer and drafter.

Application engineer for Autodesk AEC, Civil, and Visualization line of products.

Autodesk Training Center (ATC) Director.

AutoCAD, Land Development Desktop and GIS Instructor for Civil Engineers Pablo Saenz y Cia

IT and Project management Assistant.

Bogotá, Colombia

October 1988 - Jan 1989

Implementation of Microsoft Project for projects management and implementation of SAP 80 and AutoCAD for structural engineering.

Project manager Assistant.

IMPREGILO Spa.

Project Management Assistant

Neiva, Colombia

October 1984 - Sep 1988

Project manager Assistant for the Betania Hydroelectric power plan project: Field Civil Works.

Design of construction methods for different earthworks operations, construction of concrete super- structures, bridges and roads

Development of software application for various projects needs.

Consultant for project set up for the Putumayo hydro-electric power plan project in the Putumayo, Colombia.

Alejandro Vasquez Resume-Civil Engineering P a g e 5 COMPUTER SKILLS

CIVIL ENGINEERING Autodesk Civil 3D, WaterCAD, SewerCAD, StormCAD, SAP2000, Cascade, Auto-Turn V2016

PROJECT MANAGEMNT Microsoft-Project

GIS Autodesk Mapguide, Autodesk Map Series, ESRI ArcView, Open Layers, Google Maps API

CADD Autodesk Civil 3D 2015, Survey, AutoCAD Map 3D 2015 OFFICE AUTOMATION Microsoft Office suite

3D ANIMATION Autodesk 3D Studio Max

WEB DESIGN Macromedia Fireworks, Dreamweaver, Adobe PhotoShop, HTML 5, CSS5and PHP

RDBMS Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MS Access, Rational Rose, MS Visio, Toad Data modeler

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE Javascript, PHP, HTML 5, CSS5, AutoLisp, MS Visual Basic PROGRAMMING IDEs JetBrains Php Storm, Oracle Netbeans, Microsoft Visial Studio, Visual Paradigm

OS / Web Servers Microsoft Windows 7, Server 2008, 2012, MS-IIS, Apache HTTP Server

EDUCATION

Military University “Nueva Granada”

Diploma of Civil Engineering [Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering] Thesis at the Military University from November 2000 to May 2001 Bogotá, Colombia

May 1998

LANGUAGES

English and Spanish.

References available upon request



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