ENGINEER

Name : GMARIKE
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : PITTSBURGH,PA
Job Title ENGINEER
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : Consulting Opportunities
Contracting
Contract or Full time opportunities
Resume :  
Gbemisola Arike Faith AGBAJE, MNSE
M.Sc Civil & Environmental Engineering-CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY, USA.
B.Sc (Honours) Civil Engineering- UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, NIGERIA
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HUgmarike[at]yahoo.comU
Phone: 1- 412-414-1043

Work Experience:

Current: Faith International Business
May, 2009 to present
President/CEO
Engaged in Consultancy, Design ,Construction and Maintenance Activities
Property Management
International Business
Manufacturing

Faith Conglomerate LLC
May 2009 to present
Vice President
. General Business
. Trade
. Consultancy
. Representatives


Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
February 28th, 2005 to November 1st, 2008
Engineer 1, Engineering & Construction Division;
Worked as Engineer responsible for managing and coordinating activities on:

Pipeline Construction, Maintenance and Rehabilitation
Horizontal Directional Drilling
Construction Management
Infrastructure Data Acquisition, Assessment, Maintenance &Rehabilitation
Development of Contract Documentation and Modalities, Specification Writing
Review and Approval of Payment Applications to Contractors
Flow Monitoring, CCTV Inspection, Manhole Inspections
COA Compliance Programs
Planning, Design, Implementation and Coordination of Projects with Consultants
Development Plans / Plan review, Design and Construction Review with reference to relevant Codes
Site Inspection and Investigation
Review/Approval of Construction Materials/Equipment Submittals for relevant Code, State and City Compliance.
Overseeing the development and production of Engineering Drawings for use by Contractors
Reconnaissance surveys
Review and Preparation of Engineering Reports
Meetings with relevant State Departments, Meetings with other Utility providers
Three Rivers Wet Weather Flow Monitoring Program
Facilities Upgrade
Capital Improvement Program
Problem Solving
Representing PWSA at Conferences

Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, Lagos, Nigeria. Project Engineer, 1998-2001
Worked on Land Development Projects
Worked as part of design and supervisory team on the dualisation of roads at Ikeja Local
Airport, Lagos State, Nigeria..
Worked as part of design team on Flood control and re-routing of River in Ibadan
Metropolis, Oyo State, Nigeria.
Prepared project estimates and produced Bill-of quantities for projects.
Worked as part of a design and supervisory team on road rehabilitation projects.
Produced Horizontal and Vertical Alignments drawings for proposed and completed road projects.
Worked with Architect on the design of Residential structures, which entailed site visits
and meetings with sub-contractors.
Supervised the extension of existing buildings.
Worked at Local Airport on reconnaissance works. Led Team to execute Land Survey using Theodolite and mensuration and transfer of data into the development of Engineering Drawings for Estimation and Bidding purposes.

Mira Ari Gila Engineering Company
Lagos, Nigeria, 2001
RENOVATION OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION PREMISES
I supervised the renovation and rehabilitation of a School Premises, Kiddies Kollege in Lagos, Nigeria.
I executed reconnaissance survey and produced As-Built Drawings of existing infrastructure
I planned the work schedule for this project
I accepted bids from sub contractors for materials and construction work
I purchased Materials for the project
I supervised the Sub Contractors
I estimated the project costs and work schedule
I entered into direct negotiation with the Client

Civ-Struct Associates, Lagos, Nigeria.2001-2002, Engineer
I was engaged in design and consultancy, Preparation of Engineering Drawings based on Architectural Drawings utilizing AutoCAD and coordinating activities of Drafters.

Good Homes Estates/KF Ventures, Lagos, Nigeria. Project Manager, 2002-2003
worked on Land Development and Co-ordinated site activities
Supervised contractors in a private residential estate development project and ensured they were following the designs and specifications on the blue prints.
I liaised with directorate in office and workers on site.
Sourced and purchased equipment for site activities.
Prepared site reports.
I approved payments to contractors on completion of works.
Resolved conflicts as they arose.


COUNCIL FOR THE REGULATION OF ENGINEERING IN NIGERIA MANDATORY SUPERVISED INDUSTRIAL TRAINING SCHEME IN ENGINEERING (S.I.T.S.I.E) FOR GRADUATE ENGINEERS.

M.A.G Engineering Co., Lagos, Nigeria, Project Engineer, 1997
Designed Foundation and Tower to support an Overhead Water Storage Tank in a Private Residence and Supervised construction of the Overhead Water Storage Tank Foundation and fabrication of the Tower and the Installation of Overhead Water Storage Tank and associated plumbing to private residence.

C.O.R.E.N S.I.T.S.I.E Graduate Engineer, Nigeria 1996
Underwent 2 year Supervised professional training program under Chartered Engineer,
Engr. M.I.Nwoye, FNSE, Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, Abuja, Nigeria

Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, Abuja, Nigeria. Graduate Engineer, 1995.
Prepared Structural Drawings- Structural Detailing
Prepared Bar Bending Schedules
Performed Structural Design of buildings using relevant design codes.

Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Lagos, Nigeria. Graduate Engineer, 1994
Engaged in the daily Maintenance of Hotel Infrastructure, Hotel Utilities, and Renovation of Hotel Suites. Maintenance of Hotels Water and Sewage treatment Plants and 6 Electricity Generators.







EDUCATION

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY, PITTSBURGH, PA 15213, USA
Master of Science Degree, Civil & Environmental Engineering.
Major; Mechanics, Materials and Construction
CGPA: 3.06
Graduate Student August 2003 to December 2004.
SCHOLARSHIPS: CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2003/2004
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

GRADUATE COURSEWORK: - Carnegie Mellon University:
Advanced Mathematical Techniques in Mechanical Engineering
Advanced Solid Mechanics 1, Advanced Project Management 1&2
Life Cycle Analysis, Brownfields Engineering
Design Economics, Design for Manufacture
Business, Society and Ethics, Water Quality Engineering, Independent Study

UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, OYO STATE, NIGERIA
Bachelor of Science, (Honours) Degree in Civil Engineering, 1993.
Major: Structural and Highway Engineering

UNDERGRADUATE COURSEWORK: - University of Ibadan
Structural Analysis 1 & 2 Mechanics of Materials Soil Engineering 1& 2 Fluid Mechanics
Advanced Structural Analysis Hydraulics 1 & 2 Quantity Surveying 1&2 English
Land Surveying Building Services Engineering Drawing Hydrology
Workshop Practice Engineering Economics Engineering Management Statistics Thermodynamics Introduction to Civil Engineering Highway Engineering Physics
Computer Programming General Studies 1, 2 & 3 Wood Engineering Terotechnology Strength of MaterialsConstruction Materials Chemistry Mathematics 1, 2 & 3
Vector Mathematics Set Theory


Academic Projects
Investment Analysis for the design and construction of a Day-care Centre located in
Shadyside, Pittsburgh, U.S.A. Carnegie Mellon University.
The Issue of Environmental Justice in Brownfields Remediation, Carnegie Mellon
University, 2004.
Disaster Mitigation, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004
Benchmarking and Best Practices in Construction, Carnegie Mellon University,
2004.
Design of a Seven Level Office Complex resistant to Turbulent Winds.
University of Ibadan, Nigeria, November 1991
Analysis and Evaluation of Road Networks within the University of Ibadan, 1988.

COMPUTER SKILLS:
Operating Systems: Windows XP, UNIX;
Software: Primavera, Microsoft Office, AutoCad, Timberline, MS Project, MS Excel, 3D CAD, Revit, STAAD, Basic Programming Skills,SAP,INFONET and INFOWORKS.
Utilisation of Plotters, Printers, supervision and production of scaled Engineering Drawings.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AFFILIATED WITH:
MEMBER, CONSTRUCTION INSTITUTE
MEMBER, AWWA
MEMBER, STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS INSTITUTE
CORPORATE MEMBER, NIGERIAN SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS (REGISTERED ENGINEER)
ASSOCIATE MEMBER, AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS

ACTIVITIES: ASCE Pittsburgh Branch, Society of Women Engineers, NSBE.
SPORTS: Golf, Aerobics, Swimming, Walking, Biking.
References available upon request.

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