To apply my training in methods and materials used in the construction of buildings, with consideration to the Ontario Building Code.
Education and Technical Skills

Architectural Technology Co-op – Sheridan College (present)
Skills: building materials and methods of construction, architectural sketching, construction estimating, building systems, structural forces, strengths of materials, Specification and Contracts, 3D Modeling using Auto CAD, building renovations, universal design, architectural computer visualization, theory of structure, project management, website design, business entrepreneurship, small buildings OBC training,

Computer Skills: AutoCAD 2006, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk VIZ 2006, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Premier, Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004

Interior Design - ICS Canadian Ltd Diploma (1994)
Skills: decorating from building plans, floor, wall, and window treatments, designing with furniture, use of colours, lighting for illumination and special effects, fabric choices, producing detailed renderings

Illustration - Humber College (1983)
Skills: technical illustration, perception and colour, packaging technology

Related Experience
  New Residential Development (2003)
Value: $650,000 Size: 3600 sq. ft.
Designed a single family detached residence and assisted the production of a set of architectural drawings with respect to the relevant building codes.

Residential Renovation (1995)
Value: $80,000 Size: 2250 sq. ft.
Redesigned century home, produced detailed drawings with respect to the building code, produced material list, worked with sub trades.

Residential Addition
Value: $110,000 Size: 1500 sq. ft.
Produced detail renderings and conducted space planning based on traffic pattern assessment.

Residential Kitchen Design (2000)
Value $10,000 Size: 1500 sq. ft.
Designed kitchen, produced detailed renderings and material list

Wall Preparations (1993)
Value $12,000 Size: 3000 sq. ft.
Determined wall preparations and applied wall coverings
Employment History
  PCL Constructors Canada Inc., Mississauga
FIELD ENGINEER (Co-op Work Term 3 – Fall 2005)

Experience: Daily site visits, house-keeping pads, doors/door frames, parapet, and fire stopping progress reports, worked closely with the project manager and supervisor, participated in mechanical, electrical closeout, site representative for United Way.
Computer Skills: Excel, Microsoft Word, PM3, E-Builder, Leetch,

PCL Constructors Canada Inc., Mississauga
FIELD ENGINEER (Co-op Work Term 2 – Winter 2005)

Experience: Distribution of tender packages & addendums, logged drawings, specification submittals, and prequalification submittals, ordered drawings, marked up drawings with change requests (CRX’s) and request for information (RFI’s), daily site visits for progress photos, taking of minutes, daily weather reports.
Computer Skills: Excel, Microsoft Word, PM3, E-Builder, Leetch, Photo Editor
Certificates: Fall Protection, WHMIS

Du-Can Construction Ltd., Inglewood
CO-OP STUDENT (Co-op Work Term 1 - Summer 2004)

Experience: Worked closely with the project manager, visualization of plans – the ability to interpret 2D drawings in 3D, balanced projects with attention to priorities and detail, maintained a close communication with co-workers, visited job sites, submission and pick up of building permits, attended building inspection with site supervisor.
Computer Skills: Excel, Microsoft Word
Certificates: Fall Protection

Alexsons Certified Aircraft Weld Repairs Inc., Mississauga


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