Experience

  • Senior Geotechnical Consultant

    at Stantec

    December 2012 - September 2014

    Newfoundland and Labrador

    Execution of geotechnical studies/ design, working on a variety of projects spanning from residential, educational, commercial and industrial developments as well as mining projects, and road/ railway assessments and designs; Preparation and peer review/senior review of geotechnical reports; Highly experienced in Limit State Design for the assessment of bearing capacity of soil and bedrock, pile design and testing, soil structure interaction, slope stability analysis and retaining structures design, following the Canadian Foundation Engineering Manual (CANFEM), also other applicable standards such as ASTM, AASHTO and British Standards, among others. Design experience for cold weather environments in Newfoundland and Labrador; Experienced with design and construction of tailings dams and related mine-site earthworks infrastructure as well as Project Management experience. Highly experienced in feasibility and technical studies, design, supervision and maintenance of road construction

  • General Project Manager / Geotechnical - Highway Specialist

    at Sofreco FR, TYPSA Spain, WilburSmith, Roche, Millennium Challenge Co (USA), Ingenieria del Sur

    September 2006 - November 2012

    Cayo District

    QA/QC of site investigation and laboratory testing, slope stability analysis & design of retaining structures and full scale field load testing including installation, calibration and monitoring of field instrumentation for large diameter piles, geophysical investigation down-hole and cross-hole for geotechnical design and to verify as-built integrity/continuity of piles among other geotechnical analyses and designs. Technical Advisor to the Government of Belize: Supervisor for the Ministry of Economic Development, Commerce, Industry and Consumer Accompanying Measures for Sugar in Belize (AMS Project over US$ 200 million) funded by the European Union. Supervisor of the feasibility and technical studies, design, supervision and/or maintenance of construction and/or rehabilitation projects for over 200 km of highways..

  • Geotechnical Engineer/Project Manager

    at TECNOFLOUR (Flour and Tecnoconsult) & ESGECA

    January 1994 - August 2006

    Distrito Capital

    Managed technical and/or managerial aspects of geotechnical studies and foundation design, working on a variety of small to large projects spanning from residential, educational, commercial and industrial developments as well as mining projects, roads and railways assessment and design; Performed geotechnical investigations, designs, and site supervision for special projects such as line tower foundations and airports/airfields embankment construction; services encompassed planning and implementation of geophysical and geotechnical data acquisition as well as dynamic cone penetrometer exploration and data interpretation. On-Site QA/QC Representative during geophysical or geotechnical investigation for underground transportation projects to control excessive deformation/settlement at surface. Conducted materials field/lab testing for QA/QC, installation, monitoring and interpretation of geotechnical instrumentation data, field investigations; supervision of construction of foundations

Education

  • Diploma in Management in Public Transportation Systems

    at Italian Railway Institute: Italfer

    1999 - 1999 (1 year) Emilia-Romagna

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

    at University of Surrey

    1983 - 1986 (3 years) Surrey

  • Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineer)

    at Universidad Metropolitana

    1976 - 1981 (5 years) Distrito Capital

Services offered

  • Senior Project Manager

    Gerencia de proyectos de irrigacion y control de inundaciones, carreteros y ferroviarios tambien como mineros e industriales

Languages

  • Spanish Native

  • French Elementary

  • English Native

  • Italian Elementary

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