Architect/Project Manager

Name : Roy (Skip) K. Martin
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Seattle,Washington
Job Title Architect/Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : N/A
Objective : To Make a Difference
Resume :  
714 Harvard Ave., East, #101
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 268-0478


As a professional reference: I have worked with Angela Templin (mechanical engineer) and Glenn Malubay (structural engineer), both of Gray & Osborne (phone number below). I have also worked with Chuck Williams, structural engineering consultant for Designs Unlimited of CWA Engineering, from Port Orchard. An interesting character and his phone number is (360) 871-5433.


Gray & Osbourne, Inc. Jan. 2, 2007 to Oct. 30, 2008
Consulting Engineers
701 Dexter Avenue North, #200
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: (206) 284-0860

I have worked on a team to upgrade the equipment for 22 pump and regulator stations for King County, a 1.8 million-dollar project: and, another Full Water Treatment Facility for Lake Stevens, a 7.8 billion-dollar project. I did mostly the architectural and structural drawings for our projects, using the IBC code and all county/state regulations, until laid off on October 30, 2008 due to current economic cutbacks.

Designs Unlimited
Att: Vern Rockwell May 2006 to Sept. 2006
19613 81st Ave. S.
Suite F
Kent, WA 98032
Phone: (253) 872-2580
Project Manager

I have been involved in architecture during and since I graduated college in 1968. I am currently the project manager for two churches, a multi-million dollar mixed use building, a service garage and about four large custom designed homes. Ive been using the current IBC, IRC and a few municipal local codes for these projects. I am moving on for a more challenging job and to find a position a bit closer to home.

Montana State University May 2000-Sept. 2005
Attn: Jeff Butler
Office of Facilities Services
Sixth & Grant, Bozeman, MT. 59717

I'm an architect and I started off in our architectural services department helping our department develop construction documents for projects we were behind in and after eight months transferred into the project manager's/estimators position when it opened up; and, I have been the project manager/estimator since. I have used Timberline Estimating database program for all my estimates, along with Microsoft Project for scheduling & AutoCAD 2005 (which I have my own copy on my computer at my home) for any drawings and Excel for spreadsheets of project costs. In 2003 I custom designed & drew up the plans of my own carriage house (Phase I) on five acres of land in Bozeman, Montana on the West Gallatin River an hour from Yellowstone. Phase II being the main house, while living in the carriage house at the time. I am moving onto a more challenging job where the winters are a bit more tolerable. I am now living permanently at the above address permanently, in Seattle.

**** Big Sky Insulations Unlimited May 1998-Apr. 2000
Attn: Brad Huempfer
15 Arden Drive, Belgrade, MT. 59714, (406) 388-4146

Ive handled all the estimating (approx. 240/month) along with part of our CAD group, drawing some of the projects in AutoCAD, 2000.

I left to work for the university because MSU has a much better benefits package.

Tri-City Lumber Co. Feb. 1998-Apr. 1998
Attn: Mike Corbett
21 West Reserve Dr., Kalispell, MT. 59901, (406) 752-4260

I did the materials estimate takeoffs from blueprints.

I left to move to Bozeman and better job possibilities.

Semitool, Inc. Mar. 1997- Jan. 1998
655 W. Reserve Dr., Kalispell, MT. 59901, (406) 752-2107
Drafter in Production and Design

Started in production assembling various tools and components. Was promoted to Design using a pro-engineering CAD system designing tools and components for use in the computer industry.

I was laid off in the sixth lay-off go round when the eastern money market dropped off.

Attn: Tom Platzar
5712 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH. 44102, (216) 631-9401 Manager & Inside Sales

Responsible for providing all aspects of customer service to paint contractors. Duties include setting up sales displays, processing incoming inventory stock, processing sales through a computerized point of sale, mixing and formulating custom colors utilizing the Colorgen Computer Color Match system, stocking, pricing and displaying inventory. Assisted with the move of the store to a location
that is larger and busier. Also drew the architectural drawings for the building renovation of the new store.

I left to move to Montana.

RKM DESIGN, INC ** 1990 - 1997
Owner/Self Employed

Designed commercial offices in the Corporate Park of Beachwood, Beachwood Gateway Center I and II, Supermarkets and Retail Department Stores (May co. & Higbees) . Involved with the design and supervision for the renovation of several historical buildings in downtown Cleveland. I also handled all my own accounts payable/receivables, including my quarterly 941's and reconciliations; but, I had my accountant do the annul taxes.

I terminated the business due to slow economy and business trends.

Attn: Gene Newman
55 Public Square, Suite 1910, Cleveland, OH 44113, (216) 781-4030 Assistant Tenant Co-Coordinator/Project Architect

Responsible for 17 malls/shopping centers, eight office buildings, two apartment complexes and two
parking garage complexes. These projects all included some remodeling, renovation and additions.

I left to start my own business.

Attn: Richard L Bowen
Shaker Square, Cleveland, OH 44121, (216) 491-9300
Project Architect

Completed eight major multi-million dollar projects as Project Architect, through the design to the completion of the construction phase.

I left for a better more challenging position and benefit package.

****R.C. LEFKOWITZ DESIGN, INC 1978-1984
Cleveland, Ohio 44110
Associate, Office manager & Chief Designer

Designed projects such as E.B. Brown Optique, Shoe-Me Jewelry, Footprint at Beachwood Place,
and five medical offices for Mt. Sinai Medical Office Building. As manager I handled the accounts payable to our vendors and our accounts receivables from our clients, including reconciliations.

I left for a job with more travel and much more experience.


Carnegie-Mellon, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Masters Degree in Architecture

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