Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams in: structural design, budget preparation, MS Project Programming, Supervising construction projects, technical translation and interpretation. Telecomm Towers Design, Structural Engineering, Structural Design of Buildings, EQ Engineering. Completed the Credentials Evaluation Process with NCEES. 

Key Skills
·        Over 15 years of experience as an independent Structural Engineering Consultant mainly working on: Structural Engineering of Buildings, Steel Structures, Design of Telecom Towers, Reinforced Concrete Design, Project Management, Budgeting and Scheduling.     
·        Proficient in CSI Software: Sap2000, Etabs, Safe; TnxTower (RisaTower), Autocad, MS Office, MathCad, Cypecad 2015.
·        Languages: English/French/Spanish. Knowledge of basic German.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Independent Consultant                                                                      January 2000 – Present
Independent Consultant, Managua, Nicaragua                          
Self Employed Structural engineer/Budgeting Engineer
  • Designed over a 192,000 ft2 (Over 17,900 m2) of about 40 different types of projects such as: Schools, Hospitals, Warehouse, Residential, Sports facilities, Commercial, Churches, etc).
  • Budgeted over Over 120,000 sq ft (10,780 m2) of more than 30 different types of projects such as: Schools, Hospitals, Warehouses, Residential, Sports facilities, Commercial Buildings, Churches, pedestrian bridges, Small Dams, etc).

Senior Structural Engineer
Network Management Services (NMS/Glenmartin)                 December 2012 – February 2015
NMS/Glenmartin, Managua, Nicaragua                         
B2S provider for Telecom Companies such as Telefonica and Claro (America movil) in Nicaragua, México, Colombia and Peru.
  • Designed over 200 telecom tower sites (SST, GT and Monopoles and its foundations) in Nicaragua, México and Colombia.
  • Trained a team of architects and engineers in reading/interpretation of Calculations reports from structural engineers.
  • Developed spreadsheets in Excel for design/checking of foundations elements for towers as well as for calculations of bill of quantities for budgeting.

Professor                                                                                 February 2011 – December 2012
Universidad Centroamericana, Managua, Nicaragua
Taught the following courses: Mechanics of Materials II, Structural Analysis I, II, III, IV for Architecture Students, Structural Analysis I & II for Civil Engineering, Dynamics, Introduction to Structural Design, Design of Steel Structures, Design of Concrete Structures.
·        Implemented a blog with aids for classes with over 10,000 visitors.
·        Taught courses for Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Architecture Students.

Professor                                                                                 March 2009 – December 2010    
Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Estelí, Nicaragua
Taught the following courses: Structural Analysis I & II, Design of Steel Structures, Earthquake Resistant Engineering.
·        Implemented a blog with documentation for classes with over 30,000 visitors from all latin American countries and the US.
·        Mentored thesis: Bridge design under the LRFD 2007 Code.


ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Field Supervisor                                                                      January 2007 – December 2007
Inversiones Turísticas Santo Domingo, Managua, Nicaragua
  • Served as main contact between subcontractors & owner of project; redesigned to optimize buildings; MS programming for construction; AutoCAD modifications and Budgeting for Construction.

EDUCATION
Civil Engineer                                                                                                              2000
Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Managua, Nicaragua
Largest and most recognized engineering university in Nicaragua and well known university in Central America.

MBA (Master in Business Administration)                                                                  2008
Universidad Politécnica de Nicaragua, UPOLI, Managua, Nicaragua
One of the top Business and Administration Schools in Nicaragua.
Pending Thesis defense. Master focused on Small Business Administration.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/AFFILIATIONS
  • Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Member of AISC (American Institute of Steel Construction)
  • Member of ACI (American Concrete Institute)
  • Member / Founder of Sociedad Nicaragüense de Ingenieros Estructurales (SIEN) (Nicaraguan Society of Structural Engineers)
  • Professional Structural Engineer Licensed in Nicaragua #6138.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

·        Seismic Design Structures with Etabs, Sap2000, Design of Foundations using Safe, Cypecad 2015 training, Training on Telecommunications Analysis and Design of Towers using tnxTower Software.
·        Attended Basic courses of StaadPro, RisaBase and Robot Structural 2015.