Name : Afra Ali
Industry Type : Design Build Firms- EPC
City & State : Alexandria, VA
Job Title Construction Manager I
Relocation Preferences : New York, NY. Boston, MA. Philadelphia, PA. Chicago, IL. California.
Objective : To obtain a job in a firm where I will employ my construction management knowledge and architectural skills with
an emphasis on cost estimating, scheduling and project management.
Resume :  


Architect with 2.5 years experience including cost estimating, design, drawing, client contact and supervision. Self-motivated, detail-oriented, deadline-driven professional who effectively collaborates with team to bring projects in on time, within budget, and meeting a high standard of deliverance.


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Masters of Science in Architecture Engineering and Construction Management. September 2010 Dec 2011.
GPA (3.67/4.33)
University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
Bachelors of Architecture Engineering. Sep 2001 Jun 2006.

Relevant Courses

Project Management for Construction
Infrastructure Management
Transportation Engineering
Geographic Information Systems /Computer Aided Facilities Management
Building Information Modeling for Engineering, Construction and Facilities Management
Urban Design Methods
Real Estate Design and Development
Value-Based Design AEC Management


Campus Design and Facility Development, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. June 2011 September 2011. Project Management Intern
Supervised 5 multi-scale renovation projects daily and reported progress and changes to project manager
Built confidence relations with clients and various projects teams
Reviewed bid proposals of architects, construction managers and subcontractors
Held construction progress meetings with architects, construction managers and projects teams
Prepared feasibility cost estimates and helped in project scheduling
Assisted in real estate property analysis and decision making

Noble Consultants and Engineers, Abu Dhabi, UAE. January 2010 July 2010. Architect
Prepared and drafted AutoCAD architectural and structural shop drawings for a 3-story petroleum company technical institution
Supervised one architect and one trainee in the production of shop drawings
Prepared submittal reviews and kept record of submissions, RFIs and client requirements
Reported progress to senior architect and worked on scheduling documents progress to meet deadlines
Met with project stakeholders on a weekly basis to discuss progress and get feedback

Rihab Consultants and Engineers, Abu-Dhabi, UAE. August 2008 July 2009. Junior Architect
Prepared AutoCAD drafts of architectural design sheets including plans, elevations, sections and 3D views of 7 projects needed for building approval and permit provided by Abu-Dhabi Municipality
Supervised office drawing studio of 4 staff members including 2 architects and 2 drafters and collaborated with team to deliver design sheets on time
Preliminary design of 5-story post office building which includes commercial and residential space

TEAMCONSULT, Khartoum, Sudan. January 2008 July 2008. Junior Architect
Prepared ArchiCAD drafts of architectural design sheets including plans, elevations, sections and 3D views of 3 residences
Prepared ArchiCAD drafts of service sheets including electricity, drainage and fire protection
Distributed preliminary structural grids of 3 residences
Cooperated with design team of 3 members in design concept generation and development of a 12-story residential building


Software: GIS, AutoCAD, Vico Constructor and Estimator, MS Office, BIM, Arcview, Adobe Suite, Windows
Knowledge: Construction cost estimation, engineering economic project analysis, probabilistic and statistical analysis of projects, Building Information Modeling analysis, bidding
Languages: English, Arabic

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