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Jacek Lacina BSc(Hons) MScEng MIEI Civil / Structural Engineer, PRINCE2 cert. Project Manager, MInstLM,  ILM cert. Trainer.

Jacek is a registered Civil / Structural Engineer with over 9 years experience in functional areas of construction, Structural and Civil Engineering, design, Auto CAD detailing, RC detailing, HVAC, site supervision and coordinating as other related operations. Has worked on large (£300m shopping centre project, “Victoria Square” in Belfast) to small (house extension) jobs, design-built projects including retail, commercial, residential and offices buildings. Has shown excellent organisational and communication skills. Creative and organized, disciplined with analytical approach to problem solving.

Did 2 years PhD level research in Environmental Engineering and certificate in Energy Management from Institute Technology Tralee, employed in 2012 by Kerry County Council as Energy Auditor (member of County Energy Team - SEAI Sustainable Energy Legacy Award winners) and almost one year with Airconmech Ltd. is a full mechanical and electrical services company (2010-2011).

2013-2014 In the process of changing career in to IT industry. First Class Honours graduate of Applied Computing at level 8 (HDip) from Institute of Technology Tralee. Intern - Junior Software Engineer with AGS (leading WEB based software solutions provider which facilitate the sale, valuation and management of Properties and Microsoft Gold Certified Partner) for 10 months.

Technical certifications:

1) IEI Membership:

2) MSc Distinction Degree in Engineering:

3) BSc (Hons) Engineering Degree:

4)  UCD Post Graduate Structural Engineering Design Course Cert:

5) Institute of Technology Tralee, Energy Management (77.8% mark).

6) Institute of Technology Tralee, HDip.(Level 8), Higher Diploma in Science in Applied Computing, First Class Honours;

Core modules: Architecture and Operating Systems and Networking (Windows, Linux, Logical Gates, Decision Tables, Number Systems, Hardware Maintenance & Repair, Networking),Software Engineering (Waterfall Approach & Agile Methodology, Scrum, VB.Net, UML, Design & Implementation of Software Systems), Database Concepts (ER Diagrams, Database Schemas, SQL, My SQL, Oracle 10g, SQL Developer) , Web Design (HTML, XHTML, CSS, PHP), Accelerated Object Oriented Programming 1 & 2 ( JAVA, Java Swing), Object Oriented Analysis and Design (UML, Use Cases, Domain Models, Agile Methodology, Scrum), Object Oriented Software Testing (Black, White & Grey Box Testing, Static and Dynamic Testing, JUnit, Selenium), ICT Enterprise Project (process management improvement project with in software development team - using PRINCE2, LEAN SIX SIGMA), Project Work, Work experience with Aspen.Supplemented by online learning in ASP.NET, C#, XML, Java Script, TSQL programing from leading software development online training providers (over 300 hours).

Aditional computer Skills:
- ECDL Certified
- SAGE 50 & SAGE Quick Pay.

Computer certifications :

1) ECDL:

2) Auto CAD 3D 2010 Modeling course with Parading Technology Ltd and FAS:


Project Management Skills: PRINCE 2 and IML Certified, member of APM and IML Group (UK), work as a team member or leader on various projects to manage the scope and resources and deliver the project objectives on time and on budget. Project managed C2 Certified Irish Building Contractor Company (2005-2008) Held a position as director of Dublin register service providing Limited Company (2006-2008). Over all spend all his working life in project environment.

Project Management dedicated CPD training:
- Project Management (PRINCE2, FAS and CAPM*)
- Leadership and Management (ILM & ELLA©)
- Supervisory Management (FETAC Level 6 with Credit)
- Financial Bookkeeping (three FETAC Level 5 certifications)
- Creative Problem Solving (DMAIC,Kaizen)
- LEAN SIX SIGMA (yelow belt cert.)
- Train the Trainer (ILM)
- Energy Management: ITT & SEAI Energy MAP.

Project management certifications:
a) PRINCE2 cert:

b) Project Management FAS foundation course cert:

c) IML Leadership Level 4:

d) Diploma of the Leadership Training in Ireland:

e) IML CTI Competent Trainer:

f) Principles of Supervisory Management at FETAC Level 6:

g) SIX SIGMA (yelow belt cert) form Global Business Institute:

h) LEAN Manufactoring Tools (FETAC level 5, Distinction)

i) Computerised Accounts at FEATAC level 5:

j) Financial bookkeeping at FETAC Level 5:



Finally my skills and certifications put to practice

resulted with number of successfully completed projects in various domains, for example:  


1) From 2005 till 2008 director of C2 Certified building contractor and limited company (interrupted by global recession);

key project was successfully build of  22 houses estate in co Kerry (€3.1m);

2) In 2011 while studied for IML Level 4 cert in Leadership and Management and Train the Trainer  and as part of my community work supported by Polish Embassy in Dublin I have  organised  6 Personal Development Workshops in Dublin, Cork and Limerick (in the Absolute Hotel Limerick on 04.12.2011 delivered with conjunction Skillnet Ltd, more info: Report from Personal Development Workshop in Limerick. )

Market research and analyses work conducted during organization of this events result with development of brand new website dedicated to personal development: JobseekerSite.info

I continued this work while it remained feasible

3) In 2012 while studied Energy Management on ITT and working for Kerry County Council as Energy Auditor, I have conducted number of energy saving projects for: small (domestinck), medium (Tralee Town Hall etc.) and  for large energy users like Aquadome in Tralee co Kerry. In case of Aquadome ROI was huge, we save 20 000 euros in 4 months of the duration of the project (August 2012 - December 2012), more info: URL

I continued this work while it remained feasible

4) In 2013 - 2014 while studied on ICT conversion course at Institute of Technology Tralee and worked for leading software developer company I have successfully conducted business process management improvement  project within IT environment using PRINCE2 and LEAN SIX SIGMA tools:

 5) 2015, after graduation with HDip in computing I have become Microsoft Technology Certified Professional with four MTA's certifications in Software development, database, networking and .net. Currently working towards: Java SE7 Programmer1, 70-461 QUERYING SQL SERVER 2012 MCSA and Linux certifications; 


6)  in 2016 to recognize the community work was invited  Irish president  invited by Michael D. Higginsto Áras an Uachtaráin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

7) In 2017 become an  Irish citizen

Thank you.