Jaime Pena Calleja

Jaime Pena Calleja

Edmonton, AB, CA



  • Architect/Project Coordinator with a strong education background and professional experience in project management, EV method, cost control, scheduling, estimation and design
  • Experience in construction engineering: civil works projects in Canada particularly in: Earthworks, infrastructure and underground utilities
  • Experience in design, management and construction for commercial and residential buildings in Mexico as a professional Architect
  • Extensive experience in procurement procedures and estimation process: contractor management, quotation,  bid preparations
  • Certified training as a lead auditor in Quality systems for ISO 9001-2008 standard
  • Proactive and team oriented with a with a strong focus to detail and organizational skills
  • Problem solving skills in a fast paced environment in order to meet deadlines and results
  • Strong design and drafting skills, capable of producing technical reports and plan details
  • Knowledge of construction engineering:  ,codes, standards and best practices



Taurus Projects Group Inc, Fort Saskatchewan, AB, CA, Project Controls

• Organized and maintain the best integration between scheduling and cost control functions ensuring that all activities are carefully planned and controlled in terms of time, budget and scope of work.
• Tracked, monitored and assessed performance tools and KPI indicators of projects: productivity, quality and cost.
• Ensured the communication between the project and the head office is flowing along with timely instructions, scope of work changes and project understanding at all levels
• Implement document control, corporate policies and procedures according to ISO 9001 standards
• Coordinated contractors and suppliers on a daily basis for civil and common site services projects
• Developed and implement quality procedures according to ISO 9001-2008 quality systems standard
• Involved in the procurement process for multiple projects, monitored cost control and provided project forecasts.
• Involved in the bid process, gathered quotes and analyzed vendors and contractors as per project specs
• Actively involved and maintained close communication with stakeholders and site supervision through weekly and monthly reports, updated schedules, RFI, RFA, etc. in order to ensure success completion on every project
• Managed projects through project controls with an average worth of $10 to $20 million

Jul 2013 - current

Taller de Arquitectura Liquida, Puebla de Zaragoza, MX, Architect

• Planned and scheduled several residential projects, landscape projects using Primavera Project Planner
• Coordinated the preparation of Contract Master Schedule and internal budget control and cash flow.
• Participated in earned value analysis activities as required
• Managed construction sites in housing projects as a Field Architect
• Helped in the Design department in several types of projects: residential,
Commercial and urban design
• Developed architectural plans and details using autocad
• Daily site supervision and structural reviews
• Reported project costs to management for internal reviews as well
as analyzed cost variances and recommending corrective actions

Mar 2007 - Apr 2010


Concordia University, Montreal, QC, CA, Masters, Building Engineering

Relevant courses: Project Management, Construction Processes, Construction Planning and Control, Business practices in construction, Project Acquisition and Control, Building Economics I, Modern Building Materials, Environmental Impact Assessment

Aug 2010 - May 2013

Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Puebla de los Angeles, MX, BArch, Arquitectura

•Relevant Courses:
-Taller de Diseno Arquitectonico
-Resistencia de Materiales
-Criterios de Diseno Estructural
-Costos de Construccion
-Criterios de Diseno en Concreto
-Planeacion y Control de Obra

Honorific mention in the bachelor’s degree in Architecture

Jan 2001 - Dec 2006

Areas of Specialization