To provide drafting & design services while pursuing architectural licensing qualifications. Along with first rate CAD skills, I am extremely organized and detail oriented. I meet deadlines by communicating with clients to determine their schedule, the scope of their project and amount of production time needed. I have 17 years of experience working in the A/E industry.
AutoCAD (2D & 3D)
MS Office Applications
Grateful CAD, San Francisco, 1.2005 – present.
Grateful CAD provides drafting and design development services for residential & commercial projects for architects, landscape architects, structural & civil engineers, and as-built drawings for home owners.
The KPA Group, Oakland, 7.2004 – 12.2004.
Produce structural & architectural plans & details for Type I buildings, including Watsonville Wastewater Treatment Plant Admin Building & Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center.
Shen Milsom & Wilke + PAOLETTI, San Francisco 3.2000 – 1.2004
Manage CAD department, consistently meet project deadlines through team-work, planning and work flow coordination. Develop & implement drafting standards, detail and block libraries and reference manual. Install and maintain CAD customization on 15 workstations. Train CAD operators and designers to produce drawings according to SMWP standards. Schedule production. Develop project drawing lists. Set up, maintain xref structure, current backgrounds, and issue all drawings.
Shen Milsom & Wilke, Inc., San Francisco – 6.1999 - 3.2000
Produce drawings according to engineers’ redlines for audiovisual, telecommunications and acoustics disciplines. Set up drawings. Develop drawing lists. Determine drawing content. Plot, coordinate reproduction, distribution of drawings.
Shen Milsom & Wilke, Inc., San Francisco – 6.1998 - 6.1999
Assist Principal in operations and start-up of branch office. Coordinate with contractors for office build-out and office furniture. Choose and maintain office equipment. Select vendors and establish accounts. Arrange travel (domestic & international). Assemble proposal and credential packages in response to RFP’s, including SF 254 & 255. Maintain catalog library. Provide technical support for video teleconferences.
HOK Architects, Inc., San Francisco – 9.1994 - 6.1998
Assist Sr. Vice President of Engineering.. Arrange meetings, conference calls, directed client inquiries. Arrange travel (domestic & international), assist in relocating employees. Maintain P.E. registrations. Assist in project management by tracking project man-hours and earned fees. Produce specifications.
Administrative Assistant/Marketing Coordinator
Avila & Tom Company, (architecture) San Francisco – 11.1993 - 7.1994
Temporary Administrative Assistant/Receptionist
Secretaries Express, San Francisco – 1.1993 - 10.1993
Assignments included architectural firms Heller & Leake, Richard Pollack & Associates, and cost estimating firm Hanscomb Associates.
BA cum laude, University of Indianapolis, English & Journalism, 1991
Associates Degree with honors, City College of San Francisco, Architecture, 2007