Karlene Jones is the Senior Project Manager for Education Facilities Company Ltd. She has been in the career field for over 12 years and has been in her current position for nine years. Karlene works with claims, budgets and project cost reconciliations, contracting reviews, meetings and checks progress of projects.
Previously a civil engineer, she wanted a more versatile job so she went into management. She saw an opportunity to transition to project management from engineering, and is well suited for the role. Her expertise are in project management, designing, civil/structural engineering consultancy and budgeting.
Karlene has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of the West Indies in 2006. She belongs to the Association of Professional Engineers of Trinidad and Tobago and she is a Registered Engineer in Trinidad and Tobago.
Over the next few years she hopes to continue with her education and grow in the company in management roles. She attributes her success to her drive, persistence, and following through with whatever she starts. She is looking forward to networking and connecting with other like-minded professionals, and to gaining the recognition and credibility of being a member.