Design Architect/Project Manager

Name : Ron Barstow
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Knoxville,TN
Job Title Design Architect/Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : Any
Objective : I am very motivated to work with a team where my creative planning experience can lead to successful management and energy savings for Facilities Projects.
Resume :  
RON BARSTOW ARCHITECT - AIA NCARB
SENIOR ARCHITECT ▪ FACILITIES ARCHITECT ▪PROJECT MANAGER
Registered Architect & problem solver with an extensive career in successfully directing facilities projects for Higher ED, Industrial, Multi-use commercial, & Federal DOE DOD Facilities.
ACCOMPLISHED WORKING ARCHITECT offering a solid educational background and 25 years progressive experience with top Engineering companies. Proficient in the development, implementation, and management of key architectural processes such as building design, space planning, interior design, and technical details for materials and systems; including working knowledge of civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering systems. Experienced directing capital improvement projects and identifying business requirements, workflow processes, and developing effective solutions to support critical and non-critical operations.

Project Management / Project Cost Estimation & Budgeting / Building Code Review
Architectural Concepts / Master Planning / Architectural Design
Facility Assessments / Building Surveys / Documentation / Construction Administration & Inspection
Construction Implementation / Material Analysis & Selection / Master-Spec & CSI Specifications
LEED Sustainable Design Principals

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
BARSTOW & ASSOCIATES - ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTING, Knoxville TN 2001-PRESENT
Established a successful architectural consulting practice based on industrial facilities expertise and track record of winning design proposals. By utilizing presentation skills to bring stakeholders together, projects were renewed by maximizing resources and building consensus among team players. Proficient in project reporting, setting schedules, evaluating expenses / tracking budgets and building team support through the life of the project.
Hands-on Management: Creating quality results through project coordination and strong teamwork alliances.
Problem Solver: Knack for finding and implementing solutions for complex problems.
Energetic Team Leader: motivating team members, clients and investors

 Bechtel / SRS Savannah River Site, Aiken SC (2007-2009)
Construction Documentation & Specifications for the WSB project (a waste repackaging Facility to Support the MOX Facility). Researched Code Review and Life Safety Analysis.
Lead coordination of MEP 3D model with the 2D Architectural drawings for the WSB project;
Including specifications writing, project schedule reviews & input to the DCA data base.
Successfully led Design Team with adaptive reuse of the K Reactor for PDCF Process. Proposal was given high marks 10 out of 10 by DOE advancing the project to the next stage of design development for the decommissioned K reactor.

Lockwood Greene / CH2MHILL, Atlanta & Cincinnati (2003-2007)
Stratford Military Engine Plant Environmental Restoration exceeded expectations with market driven development proposals for the abandoned site. Presentation to Stratford City Council.
Eli Lilly Warehouse Consolidation Time & Distance Study achieved significant cost savings by eliminating excessive forklift trips and consolidating remote storage facilities.
Lockheed Martin F22 Raptor Manufacturing Facility (Marietta, GA) design team for new production line including illustrations of construction process and final line configuration.
Fluor Corporation, Greenville SC (2001-2003)
Consulting Architect utilizing GMP (Good Manufacturing Process) practice for Bio-tech projects
Concept Design Layout and programming for Vaccine Development Laboratory.
Design Development package for building exterior skin/Shell & Core packages.

Special Projects, Knoxville TN (2001-2009)
Consulting Architect- Design / Management support to government, commercial and industrial clients
Atlanta VA Hospital 3D model concepts gained management approval for 25M Project.
DOE K1200 complex adaptive reuse of facility for M&ECs RAD Waste Repackaging Plant.
DOE Y-12 Urban Park Design for Plant initiated DOE funding for $200M Project.
Alex Haley Park Design awarded $50K grant from TN State Tourism Commission.

LOCKWOOD GREENE/CH2MHILL- PROJECT ARCHITECT, Atlanta GA 1995-2001
Spearheaded planning and programming to corporate clients. Typical projects included conceptual design for multiple EPC Navy projects, General Manufacturing and Industrial Site Planning as well as the following manufacturing projects:
Gulfstream Aerospace Innovative Space Plan at Long Beach, CA and Savannah, GA Space planning for Engineering Migration to the shop floor. Architectural Planning, Programming and Design
Lucent Technologies 1M SF Addition (Norcross, GA) Architectural Planning, Programming and Design
Boeing F18 Manufacturing Facility (St Louis, MO) design of new production facility
Saudi Naval Bases, Jeddah & Jubal & Kuwaiti air defense system design

ORNL OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LAB - RESIDENT ARCHITECT, Oak Ridge TN 1986-1995
ORNL Office of Program Management and Capital Assets Planning operated by Lockheed Martin Energy Systems. Refined ORNLs Facilities Planning Best Practices through collaboration and sharing information with other DOE sites. Results oriented management; maximizing resources and streamlining the procurement process, achieving time and cost savings by bundling small projects into larger unit price contracts. Cost savings of $500K to 1M per year were achieved from year end infrastructure projects of $5M per year (20%).
Managed ADA Program increasing in-place projects from $50K yr to $500K yr.
Rescued 4.3M Lost Funding for Capital Line Item Project; New Design wins DOE buy-in for unprecedented 2 year turnaround and successful completion of failing project. Building currently houses ORNL Partners.
Recycled Construction Waste to prepare future project sites. Disposal fees were redirected for construction of temporary parking toward future expansion which resulted in savings of $500K per year.
Avoided $1M Cost for Biology Center by avoiding environmental conflicts.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE CAMPUS ARCHITECT, Knoxville TN 1983-1986
Managed Engineering services, worked with Administrators planning new projects & chairs of excellence program.
TECHNICAL SKILLS
Bentley Microstation- working knowledge
Sketch Up- expert level 3D modeling
Microsoft Office - working knowledgeArchitectural Desktop- working knowledge
Photoshop- working knowledge
BIM, Revit- novice level
EDUCATION / CERTIFICATES / LICENSES______________________
BACH ARCH University of Tennessee 5 Yr
Registered Architect Tennessee NCARB
AIA American Institute of Architects
USBG LEED training (Ever blue) LEED Training
Google Sketch-UP 3 D Training Base Camp International users group conference/ GoogleUT European Program- Town Planning
UT Nicaraguan Earthquake Studies - Managua
Systematic Site Planning for DOE Facilities
CPM Critical Path Method for Construction
Harvard School of Design/continuing ED Urban Design & Retail Planning-Gibbs Group

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