Roberto Avena Cabrera

Roberto Avena Cabrera


With personal experience of the past years, my goals are to dedicate the best part of my life as part of an executive managing team of an important construction or/& engineering firm. And eventually progress into the executive partner rank of the construction or engineering firm and be part of the directing board of the firm. I would like to continue my education through night classes or specialized courses in Managing as up date engineering courses. To be successful in every step of my professional life with the well being, well living and recognition together with my family.


Have been in the past, Technical Manager of an important Engineering Design Company in charge of the design for several Food and Beverage Industries such as Kraft General Foods, Bimbo, Johnson, Coca Cola, Pharmaceutical Industries such as Syntex, Jansen, Mission Hills, Pfizer, Schering Plough, all validated by the FDA, and many other Manufacturing and Process industries among them is PEMEX (Petrochemical), General Motors Mexico, Expansion at the Silao Ensemble Plant, Toluca Plant and Ramos Arizpe Automobile Complex Plant, Alcatel Manufacturing Plant at Nogales, Son. Have been Construction Manager of important Construction Companies, building hospitals, house developments, municipal and city jails, schools, bottling Milk facility, Hotels (five stars and Grand tourism), Yatch club, High Tech Industrial facilities complexes, Industrial Parks, Governmental and Private projects, was the Project & Construction Manager of the New Solid Forms Facility to be validated by the F.D.A. of Promeco- Boehringer Ingelheim in Mexico City. Have been Project & Construction Manager for several Grand tourism Hotels such as Playacar in Cozumel & the Conrad Los Cabos (today Regina Los Cabos ). As structural engineer has design many important structural projects, such as communication antennas and The Arcos del Tercer Milenio of SEBASTIAN , Guadalajara, Jal. Have been the Project Manager of the Ritz Carlton Los Cabos and the Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic M xico for the presentation and consolidation of Capital and depth. Lately in the Housing development industry have been a Corporative Construction & Engineerinr Director of important housing developer companies in Mexico constructing & designing many great housing developments in several states around the country.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2006 - Oct 2007

Corporative Engineering Subdirector

Consorcio ARA, SAB de CV

2006 – 2007Consorcio ARA, S.A.B. de C.V. (Enterprise dedicated to the house developments all around the country, Economical Interest, Social interest, Medium interest, residential, villas & Golf Courses)


1) Responsible for all the engineering made in the group and for the group for the different housing developments. 2) Verifying the quality of the construction of the house developments, including special structures and infrastructure.3) Responsible for all pre studies made for the different house developments around the country. 4) Evaluate al investing new projects and the buy of new land for new developments. 5) Developing and implementing engineering policies for the different developments around the country. 6) Verifying the following of the engineering on sites on each construction of house developments.

Jan 2003 - Aug 2005

Corporative Construction Director

Solución Productiva SA de CV (Grupo Solución)

Enterprise dedicated to the house developments in Monterrey, N.L., Mazatlan, Sin., Queretaro, Qro., Cuernavaca, Mor., Puebla, Pue., Veracruz, Ver., Villahermosa, Tab., Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chia.

1) I Implemented the Corporate Construction Direction Office. 2) coordinated the implementation for site construction control software called NEODATA (Construction Control System ) in the company. 3) I directed, coordinate & control the construction planning, site budgeting, construction costs, quality control & setting milestones for the housing developments submissions to clients. 4) I implemented & coordinated the post sale attention service. 5) Started 15 housing developments in 11 Mexican states. 6) I coordinated & achieved agreements directly with construction material manufactures improving the price in 7% the direct cost price of the construction of houses due to the agreements made at a corporative level of acquisition 7) I helped & achieved with the system department the implementation of data transmit ion from the site construction with the NEODATA system (Construction Control System) through hand computers (PalmOne System) & wireless internet. 8) I implemented a general construction & finishing material corporative specification for all the housing developments, achieving a better attraction in taste & quality for clients. 9) I achieved a considerable better direct cost, improved the quality, & time execution of site constructions as well as edification & City planning for the on time submitting to clients.

Jan 2000 - Dec 2002

Profesional & Advisor Civil Engineer

Independent Professional Civil Engineer

1) Responsible for projects administration control, clients & the quality of each project

2) The most important of all, the sales of engineering services.


1)To be able to survive for so long

2)Have developed structural engineering, construction & refurbishing projects

3)Coordinating engineering & environmental studies for approximate value of 180 million Mexican pesos

4)Have implemented methodology to optimize Structural design that has generated considerable economic & energy savings.

5)Have done feasibility studies & business plans for housing developments & for the tourist Industry.


Aug 1979 - Sep 1983


The Pennsylvania State University

Post- graduate work was carried out at the Pennsylvania State University from 1980 to 1983 majoring in Structural Engineering. Minor was Project and Construction Management. Completed all credits but dissertation (PhD.).

At Case Western Reserve University, from 1979 to1980, studied 1st. year of graduate school.

Professional studies were carried out at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Ciudad Universitaria from 1973 to 1977.

Mar 1973 - May 1977

Civil Engineer