Civil Engineer seeking an opportunity to manage total project delivery using in-house and/or external resources for major infrastructure construction and rehabilitation projects, including roadways, transit ways, structures, sewers, water mains, pumping stations, treatment works, drainage works, lighting, solid waste/landfill sites, cycling facilities, traffic calming, transit improvements, streetscaping and related underground utilities. Great organizational qualities with the ability for supporting the whole phases of the project delivery, from project inception through consultant selection, public consultation, pre-design, detailed design, tendering, and award, to construction. Competent in all aspects of the Municipal Infrastructure Engineering, capable to monitor, track and report on project status, approve all project expenditures, arrange all project related testing, and handle commissioning/turnover to operating branches; as well as manage assignments and/or projects that are highly complex, and involve public consultation, environmental assessment and/or extend over multiple years. Innovative thinker with the ability to participate in project identification, prioritization and planning; organize environmental impact assessment and other studies at all stages of the project lifecycle; along with contribute to the review/development of department engineering standards, and carrying out assigned duties.
Registered as a P. Eng., with Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)
Achieved a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Project Management Professional Certificate
More than ten years of progressive professional experience in the planning, design and construction of municipal infrastructure including more than five fears of project management experience.
Proficiently engineering planning, design, operations and construction/rehabilitation of municipal structures, infrastructure and utilities, infrastructure condition assessment, and life cycle costing
Familiar with all applicable health and safety legislation; as well as knowledge of appropriate actions to be taken in order to ensure the health and safety of staff in accordance with applicable legislations.
Knowledge of related federal, provincial and engineering legislation, regulations, standards, codes and by-laws pertaining to environmental impact assessment, building, fire, health and safety, construction
Graduate coursework in water resources, hydrology and hydraulics, environmental engineering, and project management principles, including cost containment/control and reporting, tendering processes, etc.
Ability for conducting environmental impact assessments; as well to process Developing Request for Qualifications & Requests for Proposals, including acceptance, review and selection of consulting engineers.
Familiarity with Microsoft Suite and computer applications in an engineering environment pertaining to municipal design, project and construction management: Saga Timberline, Primavera, Microstation etc.
Capable to prepare formal RFQ's and RFP's; review, analyze and recommend acceptance of proposals;
Excellent verbal and writing skills, along to communicate effectively to internal councillor and general public inquiries and/or complaints; as well as present technical material in formats conducive to various audience
Capable to supervise activities of technical staff, consultants, contractors; co-ordinate activities with other levels of governments and external agencies; as well as manage complex and highly sensitive projects
Valid Ontario unrestricted "G" class driver’s license and no more than 6 demerit points accumulated
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Project Management Professional Certificate, SGS, Colombia 2013
Certificate of Completion of GIS Municipal Infrastructure Software Training 2011
Software Training for Civil Designers and Construction Management Certificate, Toronto, ON 2010
Advanced Diploma in G.I.S., Red River College, Winnipeg, MB 2005
Contracting Design-Build Projects, EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center, Mississauga, ON 2002
Environmental Data Management, EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center, Mississauga, ON 2002
Design, Operation and Maintenance of Building Systems, BOMI Canada, Winnipeg, MB
Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering), Nueva Granada, Military University, Bogotá, Colombia
RELEVANT ENGINEERING ACCOMPLISHMENTS
1.Instructor facilitator to PreGrade students in China and Qatar (2016-2019)
2.Instrumentation Analyst, SCANIMETRICS, Edmonton, Alberta (2015)
Planned, processed, analysed software tools, tested, and simulated engineering data.
Structural Integrity Monitoring at Shaganappi Pump Station, water services – City of Calgary
Monitoring system to measure moisture of the heap lift at the McEwen El Gallo mine site - Mexico
3.Water Resources Engineer, AECOM – Edmonton, Alberta (2014)
Assessed existing water and sewer systems for capacity, demand and flooding concerns.
Aspen Gardens – Edmonton: Water modeling to support planning, design and operational decisions.
4.Project Manager / Water Resources Engineer, SGS Colombia (2011-2013)
Performed high complexity infrastructure projects, ensured the project is within budget and on schedule, understood the industry and development of the Country, and developed RFP assessments.
Led a project to visualize a hydraulic and hydrologic model in RTC to operate 32 m3/sec. interceptor including: watershed 22000 Ha, flow 160 m3/sec, 32 Kms of Box culverts, 48 kms of channels, plus than 1MMm3 of storage ponding, and 5.4 m3/sec of pumping.
Led projects such as: study to mitigate the risk of flooding of the hydroelectric generating station of Chivor AES; studies and designs for the rural area water supply of the municipality of Puerto Asis; studies and designs for the alternative supply source of the potable water for Villavicencio city
5.Project Engineer, Consortium Hydraulic Structures, Villavicencio, Colombia (2010)
Managed day-to-day client interactions, communicated effectively with clients and internal / external teams,
Developed projects from inception through the preliminary, final, construction, and maintenance stages
6.Municipal Engineer, AECOM, formally KMK and UMA, Brampton, Ontario (2007-2009)
Performed master plans, feasibility studies and Class Environmental Assessments for Water Services
oThe Region of Peel, ON: Water and Wastewater Master Plan Update
oThe Region of Durham, ON: Water and Wastewater Master Plan
oThe Region of Halton, ON: South Halton Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan
7.Municipal Designer, KGS Group, Winnipeg, Manitoba (2005-2007)
Prepared plans, municipal development designs and analysis, engineering calculations, costs and bills of material in accordance with established codes, standards, drawings or other specifications
oRenovation Options for Water Distribution, Storm and Sewer Collection System - Kenora, ON
oWater Treatment Master Plan for Melita town–Winnipeg, MB
oStorm Drainage System University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
oAssessment of Refurbishment Options for Sewer Collection System – Atikokan, ON
oHLU Ethanol Plant utilities Design – Husky Oil, Minnedosa, MB
8.Coordinator - EIT, Nelson River Construction Inc., Winnipeg, Manitoba (1999 -2005)
Developed the asset rehabilitation/renewal analysis for the old combined sewer in the City of Winnipeg.
Completed inspections/assessments of sewers using standard closed circuit television (CCTV) and WRc.
Applied modern technology and methods to establish asset renewal priorities and budgets.
9.Civil Engineer Consultant / Contractor, Independent Civil Engineer, Villavicencio, Colombia
Assumed professional responsibility for the integrity of design and construction of engineering assignments.
Inspect construction of various projects to ensure compliance with contract documents
Verify quantities, prepare progress reports and maintain documentation;
10.Project Manager, FONAM -Regional Water and wastewater Division, Villavicencio, Colombia
Lead a team to undertake major water/wastewater infrastructure projects
Managed personnel/contractors, client liaison, technical reviews, and preparation of project specifications.
11.City Infrastructure Engineer, Villavicencio Public Services, Villavicencio, Colombia
Performed municipal infrastructure in accordance with codes, standards, drawings and other specifications.