Halirou Abdoulaye

  • Houston TX
  • halirou.abdoulaye@gmail.com/ h.abdoulaye9698@student.tsu.edu

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Student at Texas Southern University and a United States Air Force veteran with six years’ experience in Constructional Technology and Project Management. Worked on projects in conflict zones and military bases around the world from Africa, Europe to Southwest Asia; managing crews, inventory and logistics to ensure safe and timely completion of projects. Student looking to obtain internship that will draw on my military and academic experience, while providing knowledge and guidance towards my career goals in management.

Education

Education
Aug 2013 - May 2016

B.B.A. Management

Texas Southern University

Currently Enrolled

May 2006 - Aug 2007

Constructional Technology

Community College of  the Air Force

Work History

Work History
Apr 2006 - Sep 2012

Administrative Assistant

United States Air Force

Administrative duties for Civil Engineering unit; Maintained daily assessment of meetings, conferences and ensured the flow of information.

  • Reviewed and processed employee evaluations of personnel of 500 in unit; provided support for unit commander and base commander.
  • Provided assistance for military families during medical and family emergencies.
  • Served as a Recruiting Assistant- charged with going out to local schools and the community at large and distribute information regarding the Air Force. In addition was designated to make cold calls to recruit individuals and pass on promotions.
  • Reviewed and processed employee evaluations of personnel of 500 in unit; provided support for unit commander and base commander.
  • Provided assistance for military families during medical and family emergencies.
  • Served as a Recruiting Assistant- charged with going out to local schools and the community at large and distribute information regarding the Air Force. In addition was designated to make cold calls to recruit individuals and pass on promotions.

  • Served as President of Airmen Committee; ensured quality of life improvement for over 150 personnel.

  • Raised $7k for local cancer relief in Mountain Home, ID.

  • Organized Veterans food drives; raised 100 lbs. of food for displaced veterans; Served 312 meals during Airman fund raiser.

  • Coordinated and supervised USAF/ Armed Forces basketball tournament; raised over $15,000 for Spangdahlem Air Base youth.

  • Educated soldiers in dangers of drunk/ impaired driving; facilitated DUI-free operations in work center.

Apr 2006 - Sep 2012

United States Air Force
  • Inspector of quality of road conditions/ Operator of various heavy construction, earth moving, and snow removal equipment.
  • Spearheaded AFCESA drilling effort; collected 180 core sample ensuring air field sub-base compaction.
  • Orchestrated 24-hr sweeper ops for airfield pavements- ensured 8K of uninterrupted mission flights.
  • Maintained 1.8M sq. yds. of roads, parking lots, sidewalks and drainage systems for Spangdahlem and 17 GSUs.
  • Trained and supervised alternate workers in equipment operations and provide support for Air Force missions.
  • Charged w/ maintenance of $9M valued equipment- enabled high inspection pass rate upon review.
  • Lead 6-man emergency team in response to equipment hazard; action secured $400K in USAF assets.
  • Anchored aero arrestment system; led two successful IFE engagements saving damages to $24M worth of assets.

Skills

Skills

French, Hausa, Zarma (Sub-Saharan dialect), Arabic & English

Management Systems

Automated Civil Engineering Systems (ACES)/Interim Work Information Management System (IWIMS) 

Windows Operating Systems

Microsoft Office Outlook, Power Point, Excel, & Word

Certifications

Certifications

Defense Language Proficiency Qualified

Defense Language Institute

French, Hausa, and Zarma

Certified Heavy Construction Operator 

Community College of the Air Force

Certification in various earth-moving equipment

Certification in Management and Leadership 

United States Air College

USAF Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Management Graduate

Portfolio