project manager

Name : xarch342000
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : richmond,va
Job Title project manager
Relocation Preferences : no
Objective : project manager position sought in the construction industry or architectural field
Resume :  
Michael A. Fried
9324 Coleson Road
Richmond VA. 23060
Home: (804) 658-1515
E-Mail: xarch342000[at]

With over 28 years experience in architectural design, I have exceptional skills and experience in planning, detailing, designing and coordinating projects both in the public and private sectors. My excellent communication, public relations, problem-solving and leadership skills, combined with my deep knowledge of engineering and architectural codes, make me a highly valuable employee and team leader.

Summary of Qualifications:

Excellent working knowledge of computers, proficiency in the current version of AutoCad systems and engineering/management software tools to effectively produce design, documents, specifications and schedules.
Solid organizational, planning and problem-solving skills.
Broad-based, professional level of construction management experience.
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively work with clients and outside consultants to communicate the impact of design alternatives; negotiate agreements with outside design consultants and construction contractors.
Possession of strong product, technology, and industry knowledge.
Proficiency at effectively structure and manage cross-functional project teams.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Deep knowledge and understanding of Architectural and Engineering codes.
Familiarity with commonly utilized calculation and compliance software/techniques relevant to job function.
Ability to delegate tasks through clear and concise communication to junior team members.
Proficient in the use of CAFM systems such as Archibus FM and Aperture.
Expert level in the use of Graphic applications such as Photoshop and Illustrator.
Skilled in the use and creation of renderings and Walkthroughs utilizing AutoDesk VIZ and 3D Studio.
Capable of marketing services and developing collateral and presentations for new and existing business development.

Employment History:

Studio E Design Group, Farmingdale, NYJul. 2008 Nov. 2009
Executive Director

Responsible for internal space planning and design of large and small corporations, schools, hospitals, restaurants, cafe's and more. Maintained a staff of 45 persons consisting of designers, Cad operators, Project Managers and Sales team. Conducted or coordinated onsite surveys, determining the feasibility of the project, and established a budget and completion timeline within the clients requirements.
Developed corporate standards and operating procedures while also generating and developing marketing materials and establishing new clientele.

New York City Housing Authority, New York, NYNov. 1994 Jul. 2008
Chief of Architectural Unit

Responsible for internal space planning and design. Extensive AutoCAD generated production work performed in addition to training staff of staff members in its use.
Designated department LAN administrator in charge of developing cad standards and managing NT/XP based network environment and EDMS system.
Created 3D presentations, Renderings, animations and walkthroughs for client, executive and city board members.

Implementation and customization of Archibus and Web Central CAFM applications for entire Central Office locations within the Five Boroughs.

Redesign and construction of 90 Church Street Central Office Relocation - Approx. 500,000 S.F.
Assisted in the redesign of 250 Broadway. (total of 25 floors) - Approx. 375,000 S.F.
Manhattan Borough Office - 555 W. 57th street, Manhattan - Approx. 60,000 S.F.
Designed Housing applications office Willis Ave. the Bronx - Approx. 16,000 S.F.

Long Island Lighting Company, Melville, NYJan. 1991 - Nov. 1994
Senior Architectural Designer

In charge of production and interior planning, field surveys, cost estimates, extensive AutoCAD
Production and computer animated "walk throughs" utilizing AutoDesk 3D Studio.
Steer headed corporate asset field studies which included extensive field surveys, report writing and database input.
In addition managed and oversaw the decommissioning of the Shorham Nuclear Power Plant in Wading River, NY.
Provided CAD/CAFM support required to generate Corporate Space Master Plan for the firm.

Directed the build out of Operations Building No. 3 - Approx. 50,000 S.F.
Redesigned Operations Building No. 4 - Approx. 40,000 S.F.
Developed working drawings for proposed Bellmore Meter and Test facility - Approx. 75,000 S.F.

Delta Facilities Incorporated, Massapequa, NYJun. 1988 -Jan. 1991
Architectural Designer

The company provided architectural and interior design services along with AutoCAD generated drafting
Production work to the public as well as private sector. Implemented Bar code inventory control system and customized software applications for such.
Prestigious Clients included but were not limited to:

New York City Transit Authority
American Seating Corporation
Danpar Industries
KLD Labs

Merrill Lynch, New York, NYOct. 1986 May 1988
Architectural Designer

Involved in client and consultant contact, developing designs within program and cost requirements. In addition, Supervised project team in development of conceptual and schematic designs establishing guidelines for new and existing construction.

Projects included major renovations to the following Merrill Lynch occupied buildings.
WORLD TRADE CENTER Tower one and Two

Grumman Aerospace Corporation, Hicksville, NYNov. 1984 - Oct. 1986
Designer - Draftsperson

Responsibilities included devising designs and project scope within user requirements. Extensive CAD/CAM production work performed along with cost estimation and field surveying for renovation of new and existing construction.
Projects included the following:

Renovation to plants 3, 5, 30, 35 and 111 (Total Renovation Work Approx. 245,000 S.F.)
Grumman Data Systems Training Facility
Developed corporate standards and associated procedural manuals

Letterama Incorporated, Plainview, NYOct. 1983 - Nov. 1984
Architectural Renderer - Designer

Managed drafting department consisting of 10 persons. In charge of client contact, scheduling and
construction document production and quality control. Extensive work performed utilizing watercolor,
marker, ink and airbrush. Introduced and implemented AutoCad and Gerber sign maker production to the company.

Education and Credentials:

2005Suffolk County Home Improvement License 38230-HI
2003NYCHA Level III Management supervision - certificate
2003AutoDesk VIZ 4 and advanced AutoCAD 3D training by Computers in Design - Certificate
2002Archibus FM ver.12 training by Robotech Cad Solutions - Certificate
1997Microsoft Windows NT Administrator training by Robotech Cad Solutions
1986-1987AutoCAD Console training Robotech Cad Solutions
1983-1984S.U.N.Y. at Farmingdale - Mechanical Engineering - Certificate
1982-1983Island Drafting and Technical Institute Architecture - Certificate
1980-1984New York Institute of Technology Architecture
1977-1979Farmingdale Senior High School Graduated Regents Diploma


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