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Work experience

Aug 2008Jun 2010

Graduate Research Fellow

Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research, University of Iowa

  • Studied fluvial erosion and developed real-time bank erosion data using sensors in Clear Creek Watershed (CCW) in Iowa.
  • Designed and implemented field-based bank erosion studies.
  • Used statistical methods to analyze large scale data sets and quantified sediment loading due to stream banks erosion in CCW.
  • Prepared reports on the CCW project, meeting agendas and gave progress presentations.
Jul 2007Mar 2008

Procurement Specialist

Unité de Coordination du Programme de Formation Professionnelle (Vocational Education Project in Haiti, Inter-American Development Bank Funds)

  • Prepared standard procurement documents for works, goods and consulting services based on terms of reference and technical specifications provided by IDB.
  • Assisted the building contractors on the civil engineering projects.
  • Managed the procurement procedures, evaluation, and contract terms.
  • Prepared reports on the CCW project, meeting agendas and gave progress presentations.
Dec 2004Jun 2007

Civil Engineer

Centrale Autonome Métropolitaine d'Eau Potable, CAMEP (Port-au-Prince Public Water Authority)

Oct 2004Dec 2004

Project Engineer Contractor

Travaux Publics Transport et Communication, TPTC (Haitian Department of Public Works)
  • Oversaw the construction of a street improvement project including stormwater collection systems.
  • Participated in meetings, prepared daily report progress and submitted to the Project Manager.
  • Provided on-site management and quality control to ensure projects met time and budget requirements.
Jul 2004Sep 2004

Field Engineer Contractor

Multicorp Engineering SA (MESA)

  • Planned, scheduled, and directed all construction phases of a UNICEF sponsored drainage project at a Maternity Hospital in Port-au-Prince.
Jun 2001Sep 2001

Intern

Bureau d'Etudes Jacqueline Volel, BEJV SA

  • Worked in the rebuilding and the reinforcement of the water supply system in the upper section of Haiti (Project BEJV-CAMEP)

Education

Skills

Microsoft Project
Communication
Technical Writing
Research
French speaker
Calibration and Installation of instruments
Fieldwork Design
CorelDraw
Microsoft Office
AutoCad
ArcGIS

Portfolio

Summary

Civil engineer with a specialization in environmental hydraulics and water resources. Seeking to grow in a company conducting complex environmental projects by learning new skills and inspiring others.

Awards

  • Study Abroad Grant: International Perspective in Water Resources Science and Management : "Living with floods", held in The Netherlands and the UK, University of Iowa (2010)
  • Fulbright Scholarship - LASPAU Grantee (2008-2010)

Interest

Professional: Hydrodynamic, Sediment Transport, and Water Quality modeling, Stream Restoration, Bank Erosion Control, Water and Sanitation Projects.Personal: Photography, Running, and Travelling.