Ricardo Fuentes

Work Experience

  • Integrated Testing and Engineering Company of Houston

    Geotch and Environmental Engineer

    • Handled compaction and density tests for Residential & Commercial Constructions for the Houston area. Concrete Testing for Residential and Commercial projects. • Approved all building design prior to beginning of construction including approval of foundation stabilization • Performed and led a variety of Geotechnical Engineering tasks for environmental projects, such as landfills closure, remedial excavations, slurry walls, and solidification projects. • Plan and execute geotechnical site investigations for all contracts/projects and manage fieldwork and soil laboratory programs. Tasks consist of developing and implementing geotechnical investigation programs, proctor tests, soil proof roll testings, material approvals prior to beginning of use for all construction sites/projects, calculating density, moisture and water content for dirt used on all constructions sites/projects, performing remedial detail designs, writing reports and technical specifications, developing design drawings, performing calculations (settlement, slope stability), working with and mentoring staff, completing construction field assignments (as needed) and monitored the progress of each project & handled all major issues that develop along the way while providing solution as necessary.

  • Painting Professionals, Inc.

    2013-2013 | Production Manager/ Project Manager

    Handled painting projects, supervising crews out in the field, doing daily field reports, communicating and working with sub-contractors, scheduling manpower on every project and estimating bids.

  • BEJJESS Enterprises Inc., dba GEMCCO

    Human Resources Manager

    • Assist in recruitment's background check, interviews for all potential applicants needed for each department • Find people who are good matches for company's various positions • Make recommendations to other supervisors as to whether an individual should be hired • Handled new hire employee training & benefits • Responsible for Payroll & Accounting Payables & Receivables including General Ledger Coding, inputting invoices to payable system, writing checks & posting to customer accounts • Process refunds, returned checks and bad debts, financial reports • Performed Journal entries & month-end closing

  • BEJJESS Enterprises Inc., dba GEMCCO

    Project Manager

    • Handled construction projects for Anderson Air Force Base, Naval Base, Department of Public Works, Guam Water Works, Guam Power Authority & Won Pat Intl Airport. • Built underground electrical piping, fuel line, runway, hangar and buildings inside AAFB. • Built typhoon restoration, road improvements, school renovations, power post, and restoration of power lining for entire the island of Guam. • Hotel construction for Hilton Guam, supervision for the entire project, including electrical & civil construction. Managed 150 employees during construction projects. Arranged all project biddings, financial budgets including estimates, ensured construction material supplies were provided on time, approval of all requisitions prior to purchase. • Ensured that construction occurred according to schedule & within budgetary guidelines without sacrificing quality. • Communicated time lines & budgetary constraints with carpenters, roofers, plasterers, electricians, plumbers, painters, & heating, cooling, refrigeration & ventilation contractors & all other subcontractors & vendors responsible for completing a phase of a project. • During each phase, monitored the progress of the project & handled issues that develop along the way & providing solution as necessary & provides progress monthly progress reports.


  • De LaSalle University

    Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

    Major in Computer Management & Accounting