Jorge L. Ovando MS, MBA
Summary of Qualifications
Results oriented, problem solving, adaptable and highly productive professional with international experience in project engineering, management, construction and trade, in diverse businesses segments and international locations. Major areas of expertise include broad experience in project development, construction project management, and planning.
USA Shade and Fabric Structures, Inc. Dallas, TX.
World leader in design, manufacturing and construction of tension structures.
Manager, Design and Engineering, Modular Structures. 2011-2012.
Plan and develop engineering projects across the US.
Supervise structural design foundations, steel, concrete
Project lead in more than 300 projects completed, with 95 percent on time delivery and limited staff resources.
Engineer. Structural Design, Modular Structures. 2007-2010.
Subject matter expertise in design with multiple building codes, including many US states and municipalities.
Develop finite element models for structural analysis and design of tensile structures.
Research and development of new structures and products.
Project lead in more than 1000 projects completed.
Constructora Gran Vision. Los Cabos, Mexico.
High end, luxury residential and beach resorts construction.
Project Manager Jr. 2007.
Responsible for client follow up, budget, schedule, contract review, materials selection and design drawings review of the Chileno Bay beach resort, a construction project of 17 beach houses valued at 4M each.
Advise company on materials imports from China, and organize trade travels to China.
Trade Commission of Mexico for Southeast Asia and Oceania. Singapore. Mexican government office responsible of attracting foreign investments and promoting Mexican products in the global marketplace.
Trainee, International Trade 2005-2006
Project coordination of trade missions and investing forums, to increase trade relations between Mexico and Singapore.
Conducted feasibility studies and market research to identify export opportunities for Mexican hi-tech products mainly electrical generators to Asia.
Promote Mexican industrial parks in the Baja California Border, visiting manufacturing companies to explain the benefits of the proximity to the US border, and the infrastructure available in Mexico.
Coordinate Mexican representation in the LatinAsia Biz Forum in 2005 and 2006, selected by the government trade office of Singapore.
Ladrillera Mecanizada de Monterrey. Monterrey Mexico.
Mexican leader of manufacturing and design of masonry and pre-cast concrete structures
Engineer, Structural. 2002-2005
Project lead of engineering structural analysis and design of more than 300 residential and commercial construction projects, using structural clay brick products manufactured by the company
Grupo Constructor Apolo, Leon, Mexico.
Construction of popular and residential housing, and infrastructure projects.
Engineer, Structural. 2002-2003
Responsible for the structural projects for housing and commercial spaces around Mexico.
Construction project management for housing and infrastructure projects.
Education and Professional Development
M.S.- Business Administration. Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education.
Certificate of Completion in Project Management. Boston University.
M.S.- Construction Engineering and Management. Major in Structural Engineering. Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education.
Graduated number 1 of the 2001 Class.
BS Civil Engineering. Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education.
Languages: Fluent English, Spanish native