Daniel Grimes

Senior Architectural Technician

Summary

Personal Profile

A skilled Senior Architectural Cad Technician with 20 years experience.

Acquired a diverse and comprehensive range of practical experience covering all major aspects of Building Design in the Private Sectors of a Professional Architectural Practice in the UK and Overseas.

Flexible and able to respond to any situation promptly.
A team player who is also able to work on own initiative.

Pre - Contract Administration

Preparation of production information to include General Arrangement through to component drawings and details.
Design, arrangement and submission of detailed Planning Applications, Building Regulations/Permit applications and specifications.
Extensive experience on residential, institutional, commercial, industrial and mixed-use building types

I have also worked for structural engineers designing reinforced concrete structures.
AutoCad Tutor to Architectural Students at Cardiff University of Wales


Education

Education
2015 - 2015

Italian Language Course

Istituto Il David, Florence Italy 

Intermediate Level

2015 - 2015

Revit Training Course

Revitstore Training

Ian Howard -Autodesk Accredited Revit Trainer.

Courses

Revit Fundamentals

Revit Advance skills 

Family Creation Course 

                                                                                                              

2001 - 2001

Visual Basic. Net Computer Programming                                       

Bermuda College of Further Education  

A Grade    

1992 - 1994

BTEC  ONC - Building  Studies                                                              

Newport College of Further Education      

2 Merits    9 Passes

1991 - 1992

Btec First Diploma - Building Studies           

Newport College of Further Education      

3 Distinctions     9 Merits

Work History

Work History
Dec 2003 - 2015

Senior Architectural/Cad Technician.

SELF EMPLOYED (CONTRACTOR).

VARIOUS RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL PROJECTS.

RA ARCHITECTS: NEWPORT                                                                                   Building Regs and tender submission for residential development.

TOBIA INTERIOR DESIGN: CARDIFF
Reception desk design and detailing for Welsh Water

BOYES REES ARCHITECTS: CARDIFF  
Job runner/ Senior Architectural Technician
Architectural Detailing for London Royal Mail Post Office refurbishment
Architectural Detailing for Magor Junior School and Penwith School Penzance.

CAPITA SYMONDS: CWMBRAN
Senior Architectural Technician.
 Architectural Detailing for Capita Regional Office.

WILDIG LAMMIE PARTNERSHIP: NEWPORT
Job runner/ Senior Architectural Technician
Usk View & Hazelcroft Nursing Home.
Hazelcroft Nursing Home.
Residential Development at former Panasonic Site.
RCT Wastesavers Facility.
Presentation & Feasibility studies for commercial development Beggars Pound St Athans.

B3 BURGESS: Cardiff
Senior Architectural Technician.
 Presentation & Feasibility studies for Technium Pembrokeshire. Various Commercial and Educational Projects.

PARSONS BRINKERHOFF: BRISTOL
Senior Architectural Technician.
Architectural Detailing for Soundwell College Further Education College – Bristol  

AEDAS ARCHITECTS: BRISTOL
Senior Architectural Technician.
Architectural detailing for PFI Exeter schools
St Lukes High School
St James High School  
St Peters High School  
Priory High School
West Exeter Technology College

Dec 2002 - Dec 2003

Senior Architectural/Cad Technician

S.H.Y Architecture. Bermuda.

VARIOUS RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROJECTS.
Duties:    Architectural & Structural detailing & design. Design arrangement   & submission of detailed Building Permit and Planning Applications, component drawings & details through to specifications. Liaison with local authorities and contractors. Cad & File Management. System Administrator / IT Trouble Shooter

Nov 2001 - Dec 2002

Architectural/Cad Technician

Entech Development. Bermuda

VARIOUS RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROJECTS.
Duties: Architectural & Structural detailing & design. Design arrangement   & submission of detailed Building Permit and Planning Applications, component drawings & details through to specifications. Liaison with local authorities and contractors. Cad & File Management. System Administrator.

Sep 1998 - Sep 1999

Architectural/Cad Technician.

Entasis Architecture. Bermuda.

NEW RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT AT PALM REEF HOTEL
Bermuda.    Contract Value £17,000,000
Duties: Architectural detailing & design. Cad & File  Management for the project  

Mar 1997 - Sep 1998

Architectural/Cad Technician.

Pearce Architects. Bristol & Honkong

MBNA CHESTER.     Contract Value £16,000,000
Duties: Architectural detailing and overseeing Building Regulation Application & Submission.

Pearce Construction. Hong Kong.

NEW CLEAN ROOM FACILITY FOR MIRCO CHIP FACTORY
QPL Shenzhen China.    Contract Value £94,000,000
Duties: Architectural detailing

Oct 1993 - Dec 1996

Architectural/Cad Technician.

Archform Architects. Newport.

PROJECTS:    Various Residential Developments            
DUTIES:      Primary responsibilities was the design arrangement   & submission of detailed Building Regulations and Planning Applications, component drawings & details through to specifications. Liaison with local authorities and contractors.