PSOMAS was ranked in the Top 100 US Green Design Firms
Established and led satellite civil engineering office in Woodland Hills for 4 years. Improved performance through proactive marketing, project management, application of new technologies, cost control systems, and staffing.
Hired as staff engineer and promoted to Senior PM and shareholder. Self-starter relentlessly seeking new responsibilities. Participate in company strategic plan for business expansion and staff growth. Work as technical decision-maker and senior project manager for several prominent projects with millions of dollars in site and public improvements construction.
- Business Development: Work closely with senior management of the firm, clients and public officials to negotiate large design contracts. Generate scope and fee proposals. Participate in local business and profession organizations.
- Manage multidiscipline teams, sharing work between different offices. Negotiate with and manage sub-consultants.
- Technology implementation: Participate at “ad hog” committees and brainstorming sessions to select, implement, and apply several CAD and engineering software packages (i.e. Softdesk, Inroads, LDD, LD3, HEC-RAS, Haestad) and in development and implementation of CAD and file management standards, to improve production process.
- Staff development: Administratively responsible the hiring, development, and professional growth of engineering and support staff. Organizes lunchtime classes, in-house seminars, vendor presentations, and various training sessions.
- The Plant: 110-acre commercial development: major public streets, major infrastructure, big-box buildings, drainage.
- Oak Creek: 70-acre mixed-use: 16 apartment buildings, hotel, restaurants, retail, two bridges, new major road, walls.
- Playa Vista: Phase 1: grading, drainage, public streets. Lincoln Blvd. realignment. New marsh. Major infrastructure.
- Industry East: 460-acre industrial: several 40-acre buildings; major roads; railroad spurs; underpass, infrastructure.
- Ahmanson Ranch: 2200-acre subdivision: residential, commercial, golf courses, major roads, grading, infrastructure.
- LNR Warner Center: 40-acre office campus: nine 5-story buildings, 4 parking structures, roads, public improvements.
- Griffith Observatory: Renovation and expansion of the famous observatory; heavy public improvements; over $ 40 M
- Canyon Crossings Mall: 140-acre new mall: major 5-lane road; freeway flyover; parking, infrastructure; over $ 280 M
- Burbank Airport expansion: 80-acre airport expansion master plan; new terminal; circulation; parking; transportation
- Marvin Broude Constituent Service Center: Civic Center for City of LA in Van Nuys: 5 story building, parking; plaza.