Ray Le Pera

Summary

• Eleven years of hands-on experience and proficiency with Autocad Architectural Desktop, including version 2008 • Broad experience in a variety of applications: residential home design, commercial construction, metal fabrication design, and commercial fire alarm system design • Organized and efficient project management from design/drafting to outsourced sub-contractor co-ordination to permit application • Strong ability to adapt to multiple priorities and new procedures, willing and able to devote long hours on a consistent basis to achieve successful results

Work History

Work History
Sep 2008 - Jan 2009

DRAFTSMAN / CAD OPERATOR

FIRECOM.INC
• CAD operator in a busy company specializing in design and installation of fire alarm systems for large commercial buildings; majority of work performed on WTC Freedom Tower project • Assist engineers in producing CAD drawings of riser diagrams and elevations of hardware • Provide staff support and problem solving on Autocad, Adobe Acrobat and other applications
Jan 2008 - Jul 2008

CAD OPERATOR

CMF METALS

·CAD operator in high volume metal fabrication company specializing in architectural design elements, such as fencing, stairs, railings, and doors

·Assist designers in producing CAD drawings for fabrication in on-premise metal shop

Jan 2007 - Sep 2007

DRAFTING SUPERVISOR

SAM RODGERS PROPERTIES
• Drafting Supervisor for semi-custom home building company specializing in single-family and multi-family residential design and construction • Responsible for full design, drafting, preparation, and permit application of construction documents per client contract • Instrumental in organizing and revising entire drafting department system and contents of CAD files, base plan drawings, and brochures of floor plans and elevations
Aug 1997 - Dec 2006

DRAFTER

LEE WETHERINGTON HOMES
• CAD designer for multi-billion dollar custom home building company specializing in single-family and multi-family residential design and construction • Responsible for full design, drafting, preparation, and permit application of construction documents per client contract • Gradually advanced from drawing one type of plan for a small home to self project manager producing full construction sets for large, custom homes.
Aug 2000 - Feb 2001

CAD OPERATOR

THE RITCHIE ORGANIZATION

·CAD operator in architectural firm specializing in design and renovation of commercial projects such as schools and hospitals

·Assist architects in producing Cad drawings to prepare for construction

Education

Education
May 2008 - Present

CERTIFICATE

CMI INSTITUTE

Included use of Autocad 2008 and featured 3D modeling and rendering.

1995 - 1997

Drafting Certification

1976 - 1980

DICKINSON HIGH SCHOOL

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