Work History

Work History
Jun 2007 - Apr 2010

Project Manager

Architects Incorporated, L.L.C.
  • Primary Projects
    • Valley View Elementary School – Battle Creek Public Schools -- $8,000,000 addition and renovations doubling the current size and capacity of the building.
    • Central Field House – Battle Creek Public Schools -- $150,000 elevator addition and classroom renovation.
    • Multiple projects for the Battle Creek Public School.
    • 12 unit Apartment Complex.
  • Project Manager -- Coordinated construction drawings between architectural, mechanical, electrical, etc. drawings.
  • Field Observation -- Oversaw project construction confirming contractors followed construction documents.  Along with attended weekly progress meeting with Owners, Contractors and Construction Managers.
  • Cad Designer -- Drafted complete project drawings from schematic through construction documents using AutoCAD along with some Revit softwares.
Jul 2002 - May 2007

Project Manager

David Riebschleger Architect, L.L.C.
  • Primary Projects
    • Church buildings and renovations from $10,000 to $8,000,000.
    • Municipal buildings including fire departments and township offices.
    • 80 room three story hotel.
  • Project Leader -- Oversaw the work of other Draftsmen in the firm, as many as two others at times.
  • CAD Designer -- Created complete construction documents, including Structural, Mechanical, Electrical & Civil.
  • Cost Estimator -- Created detailed cost estimates using personally designed spreadsheets on Excel.
  • Specification Writer -- Wrote basic specifications for most small to medium sized projects at the firm.
  • Vinyl Sign Designer -- Designed, created and installed vinyl signs and graphics for job signs and vehicles.
May 1994 - Jul 2002

Project Leader

Riebschleger & O'Brien Architect, P.C.
  • Project Leader -- Oversaw of the work of other Draftsmen in the firm, as many as two others at times.
  • CAD Designer -- Created complete construction documents, including Structural, Mechanical, Electrical & Civil drawings, for many types of buildings.
  • Cost Estimator -- Created detailed cost estimates using personally designed spreadsheets using Excel.
  • Specification Writer -- Wrote basic specifications for most small to medium sized projects.

Branding Statement

Architectural Construction Administrator with skills including field observation, shop drawing review, change order review, weekly construction meetings, construction document development of several different types of buildings including elementary school renovation and additions. Currently taking Alternative Energy Courses at Lansing Community College to further my knowledge about how these systems can be utilized in new and remodeled buildings.

Strengths

Strengths Finder 2.0 indicated my top 5 strengths to be as follows:

Deliberative -- People who are especially talented in the Deliberative theme are best described by the serious

care they take in making decisions or choices. They anticipate the obstacles.

Adaptability -- People who are especially talented in the Adaptability theme prefer to “go with the flow.”

They tend to be “now” people who take things as they come and discover the future one day

at a time.

Includer -- People who are especially talented in the Includer theme are accepting of others. They show

awareness of those who feel left out, and make an effort to include them.

Input -- People who are especially talented in the Input theme have a craving to know more. Often

they like to collect and archive all kinds of information.

Responsibility -- People who are especially talented in the Responsibility theme take psychological ownership

of what they say they will do. They are committed to stable values such as honesty and

loyalty.

Skills

Skills

Office Software

MS Word MS Works Excel - using self created spreadsheets PhotoShop Adobe Acrobat Many other similar softwares

Revit

Have used versions 2008 and 2010.  I see great value using this software for both BIM and intergrating mechanical, electrical and structural trades.

AutoCad

Started using version 9 and have used every version through version 2010 along with sevaral add-on packages.

Education

Education
Jan 2010 - Present

Working towards Alternative Energy Degree

Lansing Community College
Sep 1992 - May 1994

Associates of Applied Science

Ferris State University

Certifications

Certifications
Sep 1990 - May 1992

Computer Aided Drafting Certificate

Newaygo County Area Vocational Center, Fremont, MI