A versatile Civil Engineer with over 10 years of experience managing, and supporting retailer and consultant teams through key decisions to obtain municipal site approvals.  Site/Land Development projects for large scale projects in the retail industry. Proficient at executing all phases: site selection, scope, planning, approvals, deal-making, design, and monitoring projects. Estimated costs and accounted for variance to Site Budget for projects ranging from $5 to $32 million. Participated in developing 100 retail projects across Canada from 90,000 to 175,000 ft2.  

Work History

Work History
2008 - Apr 2014

Program Manager

Mississauga, ON Program Manager, Civil Department My role covered the Ontario, Quebec and Maritimes program which involved an average of 20 yearly projects at different stages. A significant contributor in the planning process to get new projects to be approved by providing input on design options to make the financial model work and be aligned with the organization's five years strategic plan. I oversaw and coordinated site development and construction for large scale projects in the retailing sector including due diligence review as well as site design. I created schedule templates for every type of project undertaken by the entire division. I defined the scope of work for several types of projects. ± Directed and organized internal and external staff to carry out projects in a timely manner and within budget goals ± Provided the decision makers conducive to Walmart ending up with the best design option, efficiency and overall cost savings ± Successfully established the project sequence of events as well as realistic timelines to be followed by the team ± Reduced of external consultant fees by 30% in the last 5 years, representing savings Walmart in upwards of 3 million dollars per year
2003 - 2008

Civil Engineer Manager

Mississauga, ON Civil Engineer Manager, Civil Department As a Lead Civil manager I obtained, reviewed and interpreted critical content for due diligence, estimating and budgeting: civil, geotechnical, environmental, survey, traffic, landscaping, electrical budget, and work plans in order to inform decision making and to provide accurate forecasting. During the drawings production I was accountable to review site, landscape and site electrical plans prior pre-consultation meetings and submissions to municipalities. I Conducted internal/consultant discussions/meetings on submission strategy(i.e. contentions items, green initiatives, urban design, etc.) to find the more suitable and economical option without compromising Walmart's standards. Managed consultants' contracts, scope and billing maintaining projects within budget. ± Updated Walmart Canada Site Development Standards and implemented it across the board; this document is currently the primary guide for the external consultants as well as vendors to deliver a draft site plans to be considered for future projects ± 100% of the projects under budget and on time ± As a result of my review the real estate managers were in a better position to negotiate deals and establish vendor commitments in favour of Walmart ± to minimize the changes during construction stage and ensure compliance with Walmart's standards
1993 - 1995

Chief Assistant

Panamá Chief Assistant of the Engineering Department Monitored and controlled projects in the construction phase bringing it to successful completion; assisted on find solution to daily design activities as well as on the construction site; Monitored construction progress to document inconsistencies code violations, improper material or technologies of the application of material. ± Established the activities sequence to constructed residential roads in Panama City ± Estimated, bid and supervised retaining wall projects for residential areas ± Conducted studies on interlocking blocks as an alternative for pavement surface in Panama as a result, interlocking is an excellent alternative due the constructability and easy to repair SOFTWARE/SYSTEM AutoCAD2013, MS project, Microsoft office(Access, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Word), and SAP.


Nov 2014 - Jun 2015

Project Manager Professional

Project Management Institute Inc.


Sep 2007 - Jul 2009

Project management program

Sheridan College. Ontario, Canada
Feb 2002 - Jul 2002


Mar 2002 - Jul 2002

Advance AutoCAD Course


Drafting with the aid of computers



Civil Engineering

Santa Maria La Antigua University. Panama, Panama

Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering



Budget management

Expert controlling budget though SAP software

Microsoft Office Competent

Proficient in Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook


Expert in AutoCAD


Proficient in Microsoft Project