JAMES F. DICKINSON, NCARB http://www.linkedin.com/in/jfdarchitect247365
ARCHITECT/PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL
Specialist in DESIGN / CONSTRUCTION and Total Building Component Knowledge /
Identifying Opportunities that Drive Efficiency / Quality to Build Long term Relationships
Able to use Design/Project Management skills to create & implement programs as needed in all relevant areas.
Coordinated efforts on 2 LEED Targeted projects. Ensure project scope, budget, and schedule. Specialize in Mission Critical building design; AND in new (energy saving) technologies + 10 years of Hospital/Laboratory design.
KEY COMPETENCIES / SKILLS: Data Center Facility Assessment / Project Coordination, Architectural/M.E.P. Building Component Planning, Space Planning / Program / Project Management, Training/Mentorship, Renovation Maximization, Establish Project Staffing Requirements. Numerous details provide on my LinkedIn conection.
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS
oSpecialize in high-quality design/coordination of Professional Engineers in the construction of mission critical/data center projects. Consistently reduce construction costs. Utilize superior project management skills.
oCoordinated $160 million corporate headquarters in a Fast Track process; and increased efficiency of working environment by 50% through superior space planning. Implemented the space saving plan in an active headquarters complex of 550,000 square feet. Supervised numerous contractors.
oCoordinated project with innovative Kyoto Cooling Concept mechanical system to utilize free cooling Climate.
oPerformed coordination of numerous hospital design / construction projects focusing on quality of staff, team, contractors & consultants to provide the best possible finished product within budget and corporate goals.
oOperations: overseeing/coordinating 3 Mechanical/Electrical professional engineers & 2 Construction Professionals in Private, Federal & State architectural/engineering projects.
Major Completed Projects:
Data Centers Omaha, NE: 50k Sq. Ft. = $94M; Pearl River, NY: 22k Sq. Ft. + major addition = $39M; Cleveland, OH: 60k Sq. Ft. = $99M; Completed design of a $75M project Value Engineering to final = $68M; State owned Data Center = $26M project Value Engineering to final = $18 Million.
Completed 24 quality site assessment studies and reports for Data Center Designs throughout North America.
DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS & MARKETING -- CSIE / VETERAN ENGINEERING GROUP BELTSVILLE, MD 2009-2010
SENIOR PROJECT DIRECTOR -- TOTAL SITE SOLUTIONS COLUMBIA, MD2007-2009
SENIOR PROJECT ARCHITECT -- BRUNS-PAK DATA CENTER SOLUTIONS EDISON, NJ2001-2007
SENIOR PROJECT ARCHITECT -- JFD ARCHITECTURE/FACILITIES PLANNING LIVINGSTON, NJ1992-2001
Project Coordinator / Facilities Planning Manager Beneficial Corp Peapack, NJ1980-1992
Bachelor of Science in Architecture New York Institute of Technology New York, NY; GPA = 3.1
Phi Alpha Lambda Fraternity Treasurer
MS Word * MS Excel * Email/Internet * MS Project * AutoCad
American Institute of Architects
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)