Architectural Designer

Name : Joseph
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Largo,Fl
Job Title Architectural Designer
Relocation Preferences : Tampa
Objective : Project Manager
Resume :  
Joseph Wiebelhaus

Henry Ford Community College Building and Construction Technology
Lawrence Institute of Technology Architectural Design
State of Michigan Licensed Builder / Contractor
Software Systems Experience:
AutoCad 2006 Desktop, 20/20 CAP Specifications, MD Engine Analysis Program.
Windows 2000 XP, Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
PC Workstation, CADAM, CAFM - Famis, Adobe Professional, Virtual Premise,

Application Knowledge and Training:
Consultative Skills Training, Small Project Management, Steelcase 9000 Series Furniture.

Work Experience: I have over 28 years of manual and AutoCad drafting experience in the Architectural field of design and space planning. I have been self-employed as an independent contractor for a variety of Fortune 500 companies for over 24 years, possess a strong facilities background, self-motivated and confident.

-AutoCad 2006 Desktop: Proficient in the use and creation of CAD Standards, layering, x-refing, and CAD file naming conventions to create an organized set of construction documents for all disciplines. Extensive tech support and knowledge of plotting and plotters, presentations and creation of bid packages for contractor usage.
-Project Management: Effective in working with Union and Non Union work force and or sub contractors. Dependable forecasting meetings, developing time lines and budget analysis documentation. Very knowledgeable in dealing with field conditions and problem analysis.
-Space Planning & Facilities Layout: Able to utilize Architectural standards, codes and regulations to provide the most effective design.
-Architectural Design: Can lead or assist in creating construction documents.
-Field Verification & Documentation: Proficient and accurate in developing plans and details of existing buildings and site plans.
-Modular Furniture Design and Specification: Knowledgeable in the use and planning of modular systems furniture, particularly Steelcase and Haworth.
-Renovation and Adaptive Reuse: Creative in analyzing and minimizing demolition and construction for more efficient budget and timing of projects.
-Database Management of Equipment, furniture and personnel: With the use of CAFM.
-Building Codes: Knowledgeable in the use of BOCA codes and procedures, local building regulations and ordinances.
-Mechanical and Electrical Schematics: Can effectively assist other disciplines with CAD drawing schematics, keynote drawings, legends.
-Structural Design: Able to draw structural steel plans and details, also use a steel handbook for structural detailing and concrete reinforcing.
-Concrete Design: Design and draw footings, foundations and other concrete related structural
components for buildings, machinery foundations, press pits, including coolant systems and drainage wet decks.

Employment History:
Architectural Concepts Inc. (2006-2009) Lead Architectural designer for new and renovation projects for Assisted Living, Independent Living, Alzheimer Care facilities. Site development through Design Development, Construction Documents drawings and specifications. Field review of existing building conditions and design proposals.

Nissan Research and Development Center (2004-2007) Provide as built drawings in Autocad format for review and design. Maintain plans as renovation work occurs and provide technical support to low end Autocad user. Field survey, plotting, design services.

Lutheran Social Services of Michigan (2000-2005) Senior Project Designer for building renovations in all Michigan related facilities, including feasibility studies, occupancy and strategic use of space current and proposed.

FES Group, Inc. 11/03 - 11/04 Architectural Lead for building deployment of new and existing machinery and equipment for Visteon Corporation. Scope included planning and construction drawings in Dearborn area buildings and Visteon Village location.

Spectrum Strategies (Ford Motor Company Ford Land) 01/01 10/03 Strategic Planner and Project Manager for Ford Motor Company owned commercial buildings in the Dearborn, Michigan area. Responsible for meeting with tenant representatives, create design drawings and procure construction documents. Organized meetings and negotiated cost and scheduling with Union and non Union skilled trades and contractors.

Smith Group Inc. Detroit, Michigan 12/97- 12/00- 02/05-04/05 Architectural project designer, worked with Lead Architect to develop construction drawings in Autocad format for various large scale projects.
Cobo Hall: Site survey and creation of complete as built drawings. Major toilet room renovation and conference room project for complete Cobo facility, and future Cobo expansion projects.
University of Michigan, Dearborn Campus, Science Building project, Ford Field Warehouse renovation, City of Detroit Water Department Administration Building.
Detroit Institute of Arts (2005) Develop construction documents for the Kresge Court Pantry and reworked installation drawings of actual field verified conditions for quarry cut marble exterior finish.

St. Josephs Mercy Hospitals 02/00 10/03 Provide facility management of space and CAFM usage reports, update and maintain building database drawings with renovation projects.

General Motors Electric Vehicle Program 1996
Responsible for consolidation of all General Motors Electric Vehicle groups in satilite buildings into one newly renovated office, laboratory & shop. Developed planning, construction documents, move and equipment coordination, cost estimates and budgeting.

Saturn Corporation (General Motors) 10/88 06/02 Senior Architectural Planner responsible for all planning of S.E. Michigan buildings. Facilities management of furniture, building services, CAFM information and reports . Review BOCA for code requirements and existing violations. Provide installation and construction drawings in Autocad format for all planning, renovations and rearrangements projects. Review and schedule work assignments with local Union skilled trades and outside general contractors.

Ford Motor Company - Dearborn Engine Fuel Tank Plant 9/9206/95 (Contract) Architectural Designer / Project Manager - responsible for implementing AutoCad as primary cadd software, including translation of existing cadd files to new Autocad format. Primary design leader for major fuel tank automation renovations of existing and new fuel tank assembly lines. Design structural drawings for new wet decks, including drainage, grades, flumes, coolant recovery systems. Design, draw and coordinate foundations and footings for press operations and machinery.

General Motors Corporation - Warren Technical Center 01/8508/92 Plant Engineering Department Architectural discipline: responsible for setting up cadd standards, building databases, machinery and furniture installation drawings, assisted mechanical and electrical engineers with schematic drawings, implemented preventative maintenance schedules and drawings.

K-Mart Corporation Troy Headquarters 10/80-12/84 Construction Department
Architectural Group Leader: Responsible for renovation of existing retail buildings nation wide and
New K-mart retail stores. Special projects group required to develop complete retail sites for local and national tenants.

Design 4 Inc. Ferndale/Brighton Mi. 07/75-09/80 Architectural Designer / Construction Coordinator
-Belle Isle Childrens Zoo, Belle Isle, Detroit Michigan
-Colt-Park Insurance Agency - Brighton, Michigan
-Genesee County Medical Clinic Brighton, Michigan
-Michigan National Bank Center Brighton, Michigan
-Oscoda Savings & Loan Oscoda, Michigan

References: Bo Russ
Architectural Concepts Inc.

David Smith
Work Place Integrators
Project Manager

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