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Ignacio Alan Benedict K. Santos-Diaz IV

Manager / Project Architect

Work History

Jan 2008Present

Manager/Project Architect

AIDEA, INCORPORATED

Manage the project initiation, planning, and monitoring.

Manages the communication and coordination of technical issues with external project teams.

Prepares periodic reports the Project Manager.

Accountable for quality control of design, process and contract documents.

Manages due diligence activities and ensures the projects is in compliance with codes and regulations.

Assists client in preparation of documents for the application permits.

Manages project correspondences.

Assists, coordinates, and follow-up, in the project billing.

Prepares punch list reports and recommends project close out.

Endorses working drawings / construction documents to Quality Assurance Department for checking.

Coaches/counsels/mentors staff on firm’s standards and procedures.

Monitors staff performance, skills, and develop strategies for career advancement.

Assist in the resource management.

Maintain awareness of design concept and issues.

Direct or participate with in-house document completion and coordination.

Prepare and monitor project schedules and deadlines, resolve scheduling issues and coordinate them with project team members.

Coordinate and review cost plan with cost consultant to ensure that the project is within the budget.

May 2003Dec 2007

Project Manager / Project Architect

The Del Rosario Design Group, Inc.

Serve as Project Management and Project Architect.

Responsible and monitoring project construction.

Preparation of initial budgetary cost.

Coordination with clients and consultants.

Preparation of all bid documents and contracts.

Nov 2002May 2003

Commercial Mall Architect/ Tenant Coordinator

Rockwell Land Corporation

Coordination with the new Tenant.

Conducts space handover to tenants

Design review of tenant plans.

Monitor tenant construction fit-out.

Response queries by tenants/contractors.

Prepare CAD work plans for leasing.

Conducts final inspection to completed store.

Coordinate requirements for release of construction cash bond.

Update, review, and check old tenant documents and plans.

Regular mall site visit and store inspection.

Assist on design coordination for mall improvements.

Assist mall operation requirements.

Coordination meeting with Retail Leasing, Mall Administration, & Mall Engineering

Updates guidelines for tenant compliance.

Filing on mall tenant construction and as-built plans.

Provide support to other teams and retail leasing.

Attend coordination on the assigned work.

Update lease / contract plan for the Mall.

Aug 2000Nov 2002

Senior CAD Architect

The Del Rosario Design Group, Inc.

Preparation of architectural presentation and working drawings.

Preparation of architectural drawings through the use of AutoCAD.

Checking of working drawings to determine necessary revisions.

Coordination with client and consultant.

Review and checking incoming drawings from clients abroad.

Review and prepare red mark-ups for incoming and outgoing drawing from abroad. 

Jun 1993Aug 2000

Senior Associate/ Senior Design Draftsman/ Project Coordinator/ CAD Architect

EL Mariano, FB Mariano Associates, GN Belen & Co.

Meeting with the Owner and the Contractor,

Preparation of architectural presentation and working drawings.

Responsible in preparation of Contract Agreement, bid documents, and specifications.

Site visit for monitoring of construction progress and to determine whether the work in proceeding in accordance with the contract documents.

Prepare mini plans for the tenants of shopping mall using AutoCadd.

Preparation of architectural drawings through the use of AutoCadd.

Coordinate with the engineering consultants to ensure correct and intelligible interpretation of the finished drawings.

Oct 1988Jun 1993

Assistant Project Architect / Junior Associate / Junior Draftsman / Designer / CAD Operator/ Apprentice

EL Mariano, FB Mariano Associates & Co.   

Worked on the presentation and construction drawings.

Coordinate with the senior architect and engineering consultants to ensure accurate of the plans and drawings.                                                            

On-call site visit and assist the Project (Supervising) 

Architect in inspection and to familiarize with the general progress of the project.

Attend meeting with the Owner, Project Architect, and Contractor.


Dec 1987May 1988

Architectural Designer & Draftsman

JOHN RAYMUND ROLLAN CONSTRUCTION

Prepares schematic design and approved design.

Worked on approved schematic design and prepared the design development documents and specifications.

Furnish complete set of construction drawings, specifications, and general conditions.

Accompany my Construction Manager at the site.

Education

Oct 1991Dec 1991

Basic Technical Institute Foundation

Computer Aided Design and Drafting

Autocadd Release No. 10

Jun 1982Oct 1987

Bachelor Science of Architecture

Far Eastern University

Architecture

Jun 1980Mar 1982

High School

GSIS Village High School

Secondary / High School

Jun 1978Mar 1980

High School

Southwestern University

Secondary / High School

Jun 1972Mar 1978

Elementary

GSIS Village Elementary School

Primary / Elementary