Rogelio Saenz

Rogelio Saenz


Project Manager/CAD Technician with sixteen years in the architecture profession seasoned in mixed-use, retail, office, healthcare, industrial,  transportation, and aviation type facilities. Experienced in all phases of architecture design, production, project management, and construction administration  Able to multi-task assignments, work independently or as an integral team member, adaptable in various work environments, and ability to travel and relocate. Excellent communication skills are delivered with integrity, diplomacy and respect in order to foster and develop long term working relationships with clients and colleagues. Up to date skills utilizing Revit 2010, AutoCad 2011, Microstation Vi8, and MS Office Suite software.

Work History

Work History
May 2011 - Present

The Burrell Group

Sr. Cad Technician, 2011-2012

              Develop construction documents and assist MEP Engineers to coordinate work with onsultants. Modify

              MEP designs and help MEP Engineers understand architecture design process and principles in order 

              to develop lighting and mechanical systems efficiently.

               Current Work:

               DFW Airport Terminal A - TRIP  - Consultant to primary MEP during construction document phase of

               ramp, concourse, and third level.

Feb 2009 - Sep 2010

Manning Architects, Inc.

Project Architect, 2009-2010

Developed construction documents and coordinated work with engineers, primary architects, and contractors. Assist Managers and Senior Directors by preparing documents for key staff meetings and delivery deadlines. Implement client and primary architect’s standard guidelines to documents. Participate in key design meetings to re-design project elements to meet budget and construction time to be on schedule. Field verified and documented existing conditions to develop accurate cad work for renovations and new work.

Recent Work:

DFW Airport Terminal A and E – Consultant to the primary architects during design development of ramp, concourse and third level.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)- Design-Build project. Managed the Orange Line Beltline Station and Urban Center Station construction documents.

Oct 1999 - Oct 2008

O'Brien & Associates Inc.

Sr. Project Manager, 2007-2008

Leader: Oversee in-house committees created to streamline architect services by 

                formulating work efficiency, creating quality control checkpoints, and increase

                workmanship for quality assurance of construction documents. Managed complex projects

                with limited Project Coordinators resulting in increased profits and creating additional

                manpower for junior Project Managers. Contributed to additional contract work by assisting

                client’s marketing efforts with tenants coordinating multiple site specific design 

                requirements with buildings during tenant/client contract negotiations.

Proficient: Performed the following construction administrative responsibilities daily:

·Research: Review contract documents to determine architects scope of work

      and services. Identify client requirements and tenant/lease contract requirements. Review building codes, UL Assemblies, generate energy reports, and evaluate client LEED goals.

·Design Development: Finalize building materials and color selections with

      client. Identify and implement building structure system and construction type best suited for region, project delivery method, and the construction budget

      and schedule.

·Production and Coordination: Generate construction documents such as site plans floor plans elevations, sections, details, and schedules. Coordinate documents with specifications, consultants, equipment vendors, and client/tenant requirements.

·Bid & Permit: Assist the client with contractor interviews. Issue addendums and set up pre-bid meeting when necessary. Assist clients to meet construction budget by value engineering materials and methods of construction during negotiations.

·Quality Control: Check construction progress sets at regular intervals to determine graphic information to be true and accurate and in accordance with material standards and methods of construction used in the building industry.

·Construction Administration: Attend meetings with clients, contractors, consultants, and vendors. Process payment applications in accordance with the schedule of values. Review and process contractor rfi’s and change orders. Generate field reports at key construction intervals and produce punch lists to maintain quality and workmanship.

Project Manager, 2003-2007

Dedicated: Supervise and train Project Architects to complete assigned tasks and

                responsibilities and cultivate knowledge and experience of the architecture profession. 

                Assist executive staff with construction administration. Direct the production of construction

                document drawings and provide value engineering services during contract negotiations. 

                Review architectural documents for potential conflicts with all disciplinesManage project

                team efforts to meet client goals by:

·Implementing design guidelines and requirements per the owner/tenant lease contract.

·Coordinating multiple tenants to ensure individual tenant specific requirements are met and code compliant while maintaining integrity of design.

·Attend meetings with municipalities to expedite review and approval/permit process.

Project Coordinator, 1999-2003

Team Player: Performed at an equal pace and level with Project Mangers and senior staff

                by managing clients and consultants for small to mid size projects. Attend key meetings

                with clients and municipalities as PM substitute. Coordinate with city departments for code

                compliance. Assist structural engineers to develop cost saving structure systems. 

                Examined design feasibility to be in accordance with materials and construction methods.

                Assist Senior Designers to incorporate accurate building components during the

                design development phase.

Oct 1996 - Oct 1999

Intern/Project Coordinator, 1997-1999

Resourceful: Support Principals and Project Managers in design development sessions

              with medical staff. Field research hospital departments (renovations) to meet current

                building codes and be compliant with ANSI standards. Develop construction documents

                and help managers coordinate with consultants. Assist state inspectors with field

inspections to assure compliance of all med gas systems and equipment. Make

                corrections to documents and perform administrative office assignments.

Select Achievements

Facility Type Experience



Microstation V8

Primary software used to develop construction documents and import/export files to consultants.

Revit 2010

Excellent tool for marketing and presentation. Good for construction documents


Excellent tool for editing pdf files and corresponding quickly and efficiently to contractor RFI's

MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point)

Primary administrative and presentation tools used in construction management.

AutoCAD 2011

Primary software used to develop construction documents and import/export files to consultants.