Ekanem Amba

Ekanem Amba

Bowling Green, OH, US



I am fun loving and adventurous person who loves to travel to experience different people, cultures and ways of living. The art of creating new things especially in design and construction have been a passion of mine since I was a little girl.

My bachelors degree is in architecture overseas and I just graduated with a masters degree in construction management from bowling green state university, Ohio. I have had the privilege of working, learning and growing with some good companies in the past. I am looking for a job in architecture/design/construction with a great company that can use my skills and advance my career.


Lock Box Services LLC, Bowling Green, OH, US, Assistant Processor

I process financial payments for small to medium sized banks. We use Citation 5.3 software and do alot of work on the web.

May 2012 - current

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, US, Teaching Assistant

This job entailed teaching Scheduling for project management using Primavera (P3) to fourth year students in the construction management department. The aim was to learn time management, cost analysis, resources and organization skills in construction. It involved using a PC and projector and helping out the students as they learnt on their individual systems.

Aug 2010 - May 2012

Excellent Resorts, Abuja, NG, Site manager

Provided quality assurance, adherence to design specifications, material assessment and site management.
Supervised construction for a mass housing project (10 units of 4 bedroom detached duplexes and 2 units of 3 bedroom bungalows) at Saraha Estate, Abuja.

Aug 2009 - Apr 2010


Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, US, Masters, construction management

Studying construction management was a good course as it entailed a wide range of topic from construction law (contracts & disputes), business and economics, life cycle costs, project management, seminar in technology, bidding, cost & estimating, data analysis, research development and trenchless technology.

Each class was unique and catered to an aspect of construction and making a student well rounded and versatile in knowledge.

Jan 2001 - Nov 2007

Federal University of Technology, Minna, Minna, NG, BArch, Architecture

My bachelors degree in architecture was a very tasking period as I had a huge work load of courses throughout my undergrad up until my graduation that ranged from design and planning, climatology, environmental management, landscaping, physics, mathematics, urban and regional planning, computer programming, geography, building technology, quantity surveying, English and history and theory of architecture among others.

Jan 2001 - Nov 2007


Charles P. Lake Rain for Rent Scholarship 2012, Scholarship

This is a scholarship that is offered to students with high ranking G.P.A's, and actively participate in their respective colleges under the national association of trenchless technology ( NASTT) student chapter.


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