Rodwell Cort

  • Richmond US-VA
Rodwell Cort

Key Professional Strength

  • Customer Relations
  • AutoCAD Design Software
  • Efficient Implementation
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Manufacturing Process Redesign
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Solution Sales Strategies
  • Team Training & Mentoring
  • Inventory Management

Professional Experience

6 yrs - Procedure Development & Implementation

5 yrs - Strategic Planning 

5 yrs - Cost Analysis and Estimating

4 yrs - Contract Structuring & Negotiation

4 yrs - Data Analysis 

3 yrs - Operations & Logistics

2 yrs - Change-over

2 yrs - Compliance 


Creative, technical and versatile engineering professional with over 10 years of experience in project development working within the architectural, industrial, MEP, civil, and manufacturing industry.  Apply well-rounded skillset including data gathering, analysis, presentation, strategic business development, and general business operations and logistics. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure while maintaining focus and assuring efficient results to the satisfaction of both clients and employers.  Leverage excellent mathematical aptitude to manage all aspects of a project. Utilize strong interpersonal skills and finely-honed management techniques to supervise and motivate team members, achieving corporate and personal goals.

Work History

Work History
2011 - 2012

Building Information Modeling (BIM) Technician

ColonialWebb Contractors

As the leading commercial mechanical building systems firms in Richmond, CWC is committed to providing the best in application design, install, and follow-up systems maintenance

  • Performed research and analysis to create design drawings for building mechanical system members
  • Responsible for updating building information management (BIM) data base used for tracking various design job parameters and dates
  • Utilized AutoCAD 2011, NavisWorks 2011, and Building Information Modeling(BIM) to ensure maximum consistency, efficiency, and helping clients understand product plans
  • Collaborated with construction design team members and project owners to ensure design accuracy and timely completion

2008 - 2011

(Student for B.S. Degree in Construction / Project Management)

(ITT Technical Institute)
2006 - 2008

Drafter/Space Planner

Circuit City Stores, Inc.

Circuit City Stores, Inc. was an American retailer in brand-name consumer electronics, personal computers, entertainment software, and large appliances. The company opened its first store in 1949 and pioneered the electronics superstore format in the 1970s. Circuit City liquidated its American retail stores in 2009 following a bankruptcy filing.

  • Lead a team of 12 drafters with different professional backgrounds, coordinating the transfer of all JDA files into AutoCAD and assuring the accuracy of the drawings and their ability to be implemented at the client’s site
  • Created virtual display furniture designs and built the interface to the customer, aligning customer needs with corporate objectives
  • Assisted project supervisor by refining the development of Circuit City furniture and display design conceptual drawings according to corporate guidelines
  • Prepared weekly project status report on behalf of the support team and assured the delivery of sub-projects and work packages within set deadlines
2006 - 2006

AutoCAD Technician / Junior Drafter

Tindall Corp.

Tindall is a diverse industry leader in the design, manufacture and erection of precast, pre-stressed concrete systems for mixed-use, educational, commercial, industrial and parking structures.

  • Performed research and analysis and created specification and shop drawings for structural concrete and steel members
  • Responsible for providing accurate information concerning various building parameters, with broad spectrum knowledge of static and dynamic loads
  • Utilized 3D modeling software to ensure maximum construction efficiency and timely erection
  • Collaborated with architects, engineers, and shop foreman to ensure complete drawing sets
2000 - 2006

Assistant Project Design Engineer

Wella Manufacturing

Wella AG, a multi-billion-dollar, international cosmetics firm manufactures and markets upscale hair care and fragrance products to leading professional salons, and direct to consumers in more than 150 countries. The company headquarters was based in Darmstadt, Germany. In 2003 the company was acquired by Procter & Gamble Co and is now operated from their headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Created all CAD drawings as the only AutoCAD skilled employee, including the design of new machine parts, packaging, space planning and access platforms, piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID), electrical layouts, architectural floor plans, site mapping, shop and engineering detail drawings
  • Assisted in the development of major engineering projects and production processes
  • Repeatedly promoted for delivering engineering and architectural projects within schedule and budget constraints
  • Liaison between American manufacturing facility and the German Headquarters
  • Set up computerized efficiency testing of manufacturing machinery, analyzed data, and reported findings and recommendations to the Engineering Manager
  • Responsible for reviewing project bids from outside contractors and technicians
  • Developed a filing and tracking system to organize the company’s inventory of all shop, and architectural drawings


2008 - 2011

Bachelor of Science

ITT Technical Institute



Revit Architecture (Software)

Project Management



2005 - Present

Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)

Wella Corporate Training Partner Organization
2005 - Present

Electronics Engineering

Highland Springs High School Vocational Technical Center



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