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WORK EXPERIENCE
  PROJECTS CONTROL SPECIALIST & SITE COORDINATOR - Full Time 2018 - 2019

Northland Properties Corp., Canada
CLIENT:- Sandman Hotel Group | Moxies Grill & Bar | Chop Steakhouse & Bar
TYPE OF PROJECTS:- Hospitality - New Builds
LOCATION OF PROJECTS:- North America
DELIVERED PROJECTS:- 2

Develop and implement project control policies, processes and procedures to ensure brand compliance and ensure timely and accurate reporting internally on cost, schedule and project status in leading the team across the infrastructure for Northland Properties Corporation. A member of the PMO team that establishes and manages the program controls and assist the onsite PM teams with project to project governance, oversight, reporting.

  • Develop and execute cost and standards control systems.
  • Monitor and analyze performance across the program.
  • Maintain and apply work and organizational breakdown structures.
  • Monitor, track, identify trends, predict and report project status.
  • Audit progress and prepare change order information.
  • Review, produce and document accounting data and reports.
  • Prepare project baseline plans and conduct updates of project progress
  • Collect, coordinate, monitor and track cost data with subcontractors, vendors and project team members to manage project forecast
  • Development of solutions and processes appropriate to the company infrastructure
  • Support change management with appropriate schedule and cost analysis
  • Advise on project controls strategy for successful project execution
  • Assist in the development of training, competency profiles and career development of Project Controls staff
  •   PROJECTS DESIGNER & ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST | Full Time 2015 - 2018

    K Paul Architect Inc., Oakville, ON, Canada
    CLIENT:- Tim Hortons
    TYPE OF PROJECTS:- Renovations & New Builds
    LOCATION OF PROJECTS:- North America & United States of America
    DELIVERED PROJECTS:- 153

    Consulting & Planning:-

  • Review base building drawings with architect and project coordinator to uncover any design restrictions, locate existing incoming services and structural columns. Collaborate with the Architect and Project Manager to take sketches and initial architectural designs to hard line drawings in Revit and AutoCAD.
    Project Management:-
  • Identify, monitor and report all project risks, issues, budget, scope, and schedule.
  • Interact and negotiate with consultants, contractors and subcontractors.
  • Overview &report regularly on project status, invoice processing, project financials.
  • Managed teams of general contractors, vendors and external consultants while ensuring the client’s standards, policies and procedures.
    Contract Administration:-
  • Utilize client’s software to track all project data as a vital source in all phases.
  • Construct a design manual of client’s renovation for the use of new team members.
  • Maintains current knowledge of client’s design software, blocks and bulletins.
  • Establish a comprehensive understanding of client’s program requirements, standards and policies to set up restaurant AutoCAD template models.
    Design Development:-
  • Draft initial interior and exterior design concept while ensuring client’s standards.
  • Obtain Approvals and revise drawings as required. Send drawing and elevations to brand design, RVP (only required in some instances/provinces) operations/MVP and landlord.
    Restaurant Planning:-
  • Review and mark up Architectural Drawings. Co-ordinate all comments from freeze meeting into final architectural drawings. Work closely with architectural team to ensure design intent and client’s standards are met.
    Vendors:-
  • Order, review and approve schedule A, graphic package & quote, signage drawings, millwork quote & drawings, cooler/freezer drawing.
  • Co-ordinate and manage any NOCs. Notify all team members involved.
  •   FOUNDER & SUSTAINABLE DESIGN CONSULTANT | 2014 - Present

    Biomimetic Design, Canada & UAE
    TYPE OF PROJECTS:- Renovations & New Builds
    PROJECT LOCATIONS:- North America & United Arab Emirates

    Work with sustainability focused firms of architects project managers and building scientists providing assistance in conducting research and consulting projects in North America and overseas commercial projects.

      GUEST SERVICES AGENT | Part Time 2014 - 2018

    Sandman Hotel Group, GTA

      LIFEGUARD | Part Time 2010 - 2014

    Sandman Hotel Group, Mississauga, ON, Canada

      FACILITY COORDINATOR | Part Time 2009 - 2010

    Superior Pool SPA & Leisure Ltd., Mississauga, ON, Canada

      LIFEGUARD & SWIMMING INSTRUCTOR | Part time 2008 - 2009

    Superior Pool SPA & Leisure Ltd., Mississauga, ON, Canada

    SOFTWARE SKILLS

    EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION
      PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE | Enrolled online & in progress

    University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies,
    Toronto, ON
    Canada

      ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY ADVANCED DIPLOMA| Winter 2019

    Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning,
    Mississauga, ON
    Canada

      LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE | Since 2015

    Canada Green Building Council,
    Toronto, ON
    Canada

      MAKING + MEANING SUMMER PROGRAM | July 2016

    Southern California Institute of Architecture,
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States of America

      BENTLEY NAVIGATOR V8I CERTIFICATE | Since 2014

    Bentley Systems Advancing Infratructure Institute,
    Online

      ARCHITECTURAL TECHNICIAN DIPLOMA | 2010 - 2014

    Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning,
    Brampton, ON
    Canada

      HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA | 2007 - 2010

    Stephen Lewis Secondary School,
    Mississauga, ON
    Canada

    VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
      3D ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION SPECIALIST | 2015 - 2016

    Build for Better | Sheridan College
    (Disaster and Humanitarian Relief)

      DESIGNER AND ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST | 2014 - 2015

    Residential Renovations | Sheridan College
    (Social Service)

      DESIGNER AND ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST | 2014 - 2015
    Build for Better | Sheridan College
    (Disaster and Humanitarian Relief)