Architectural production and coordination on large scale institutional and government work. Report to firm Vice President regularly on status of projects, time frames, and coordination with other disciplines. Firm is full service A/E and requires daily in-house coordination and team work to complete project(s) in an efficient manner.
Regular project responsibilities includes contract deliverables (SD/DD/CD), Estimating, Specifications, Permitting Coordination, and CA services. Work includes regular interaction with governmental agencies, clients Project Managers (Heery International on Education work), multiple project stakeholders, and general public. Projects also require security/background clearance (Jessica Lunsford Act) that is valid until 2021.
Scopes of projects range from architectural coordination with M/E/P system upgrades to roofing systems to complete STEM classroom design with stakeholder input. Project time lines average three to four years. Projects have an average budget of $12 Million per facility.
Directly oversee current firm projects and staff for successful management of the creative and business aspects of projects. Responsible to firm principal for project profitability and successful relationships with clients through day to day communication. Serve as a mentor and teacher to junior staff for business and design knowledge in the industry. Review employment applications and make recommendations for hiring to firm principals. Actively coordinate with firm consultants, associate staff, and firm principal for successful designs and project completion through CA. Manage permitting and CA on all supervised projects
Manage all staff tasks and scheduling via weekly director and principal meetings. Forecast hours and deliverables for architecture dept. design fee proposals. Generate design proposals and sketches for production as architecture department projects. Manage client relationships and solicit new work for the firm. Maintain active role as architectural project manager for high profile projects while performing the duties of Studio Director.
Manage projects ranging from Hospitality to Institutional occupancies. Coordinate M/E/P, Structural, and Civil Engineers through-out construction document production and project construction. Perform Construction Administration and Value Engineering on high value, time sensitive projects.
Managed projects ranging from New Commercial Construction to Historic Preservation / Adaptive Re-Use ($3 Million +).
Coordinated M/E/P, Structural, & Civil Engineers on managed projects and advise firm on consultant selection.
Performed FF&E selection and installation for managed projects including Educational and Institutional occupancies.
Met with clients and established project scope, then initiated Schematic, Design Development, and Construction Document phases of projects.
Performed Construction Administration from initial site meetings through project closeout, including bidding, O&M Manual, and Record Sets.
Worked on Historic Preservation, Food Service, and Commercial design projects as an Assitant Project Manager.
Worked on Institutional and Education projects as a team member.
Generated Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Document sets through client meetings with minimal direction from firm principals. Represented client projects and the firm before local and state planning and zoning boards.
Worked primarily in hospitality and retail design as a design team member producing design development and construction documents. Notable clients included Ron Jon Surf Shops, Waldorf-Astoria Properties, Shula’s Steak House, and The Blackstone Group.
Performed lighting design, finish selection, and space planning for retail and food service projects
Worked efficiently in teams of varying sizes to develop and manage projects in a timely manner.
Regularly communicated with clients and partners to discuss project status and ensure the desired outcome on time and budget.
Dual degree student in a multidisciplinary (Architecture, Landscape, Interiors) program. Upper level studios were mixed major and focus of studies was on high level design.
Visiting student to concentrate in New Urban style master planning at all scales. Also studied hand drafting techniques.