Construction / Facilities / Projects Management
Last Updated: 24th November 2017 (over 4 years ago)
I am currently working as the Project Engineering Advisor in Kabul Afghanistan Responsible for the advising the Kabul Air Wing ( KAW) Afghani officers on all aspects concerning facilities and construction work and management for all of their 65 building/ facilities as well as Aircraft hangers , Power Plants, Water and Waste Water treatment Plants, scheduling, subcontractor coordination, and overseeing compliance with QC/Safety Programs.
Project Management Professional (PMP)
— May 2014
— Nov 2012
Home and Building Inspector
— Aug 2002
Project Engineering Advisor
— May 2017
•Over the course of 1 year, more than 1500 Work Orders and Repairs were made with a combined savings of $400K by having my team assess, make the repairs / replacements and follow on maintenance.
•I worked with the COTR, Military and my team of Parsons personnel here on site, ensuring good working relationship and cohesion to allow us to provide the services that we are contracted to provide.
Alt. Project Manager
— May 2016
Faciliities Engineering Advisor
— Aug 2015
Oversaw management of work to be accomplished, planned, scheduled, preformed task as defined, updated schedule percentages daily kept projects completion on or ahead of schedule.
•Responsible for construction and maintenance of all facilities and structures on Camp Scorpion, Kabul Afghanistan.
•Supervising and training the Afghani Partnering Unit (APU), mentoring select local military personnel / team on all aspects of Construction, O&M and Facilities Management, Drawings and Design of existing as well as future projects so that they can self-sustain.
Certified Jr. Lead Estimator
— Feb 2011
•Collaborated with Site Managers and their camps, prepared Project Planning Estimates (PPE) and worked with them from the final technical evaluation through project completion.
•Worked as an integral part of a team to complete requested tasks assigned by the US Military, through sub-contracted and self-performed planning strictly following FAR / DFAR Regulation.
— Feb 2010
•Cleared work sites with Heavy Equipment, clearing and grading for proper water drainage / reutilization.
Certified Estimator / Scheduler and Planner
— Nov 2008
•Wrote (SOW), prepared and submitted (BOM) for projects in value from $25K to $25M, through “Hard Bid and Cost Plus Bidding”.
•Continually assisted with all drawings, designs, and concepts, updated information weekly to meet the needs of the Military and base design changes.
•cBuilt and tracked schedules, updated completed percentages daily, worked with Construction Management to keep all projects on schedule until completed, strictly adhered to Defense Contract Management Authority (DCMA) & FAR/DFAR Regulations.
Certified Estimator / Scheduler & Planner
— Aug 2007
•Estimated all projects from inception to finalization, from drawings and conceptually, wrote (SOW), prepared and submitted (BOM) built, implemented and continually updated all projects schedules and percentages daily, worked closely with the Construction Manager to keep all projects on schedule to completion.
Armed Security Officer
— Jul 2006
Knowledge of specialized operating requirements, methods, and procedures for safeguarding sensitive national defense materials or processes, enforcing specialized personnel access controls, protecting and preventing unauthorized access to areas containing classified research.
•Exercised and applied specialized operating requirements, methods and procedures to protect against sabotage /espionage and theft.
— Feb 2001
•Conducted detailed security surveys to (60) Embassies and Consulates for future security up grades.
•Personally installed and repaired over 500 Forced Entry Ballistic Rated Doors and Windows in American Embassies and Consulates around the world, saving the US Government & Tax payers over $750K in contractor installation cost.
Construction & Facilities Management
— Sep 2005
•QA/ QC, Represented Command for (6) major construction projects valued at over $4.5M in Puerto Rico, completed all projects ahead of schedule saving the Government and tax payers $250K in project costs.
•Managed multiple projects involving roadway construction of dirt and concrete with ditches and drainage systems (4) of these projects in the Northern Training Area of Okinawa Japan covering over 100 miles of dense forest. Constructed heavy timber bridges and driven piles for erosion control, piers and bridge abutments including dead-man anchoring systems.
Led and directed training and development of 130 personnel, Oversaw electronic record keeping for all evolutions, for classes, weapons training, and field exercises.
•Previous experience with pile driving operations for pier construction to include quay walls, coastal reclamation, concrete abutment’s with dead men and rock protection structures and general marine works constructed as dry works and with the marine environment.