CAD Designer

Name : rgandhi_11
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : San Jose,CA
Job Title CAD Designer
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : CADD Designer/Drafter
Resume :  
RAJENDRA L. GANDHI 1534 Meadow Glen Way San Jose, CA 95121 (408) 270-7229
rgandhi_11[at]yahoo.com OBJECTIVE: A challenging position in the Architecture/Civil & Structural HVAC
Engineering field. EDUCATION: Bachelor of Architecture, M.S. University of Baroda, India. CAD Operator, Microsoft word, Excel, Mission college Santa Clara, Pro-E CAD and AutoCAD program, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA.
Revit Architecture CAD Program, Silicon Valley Technical Institute,
Santa Clara, CA
SUMMARY: Over ten years of increasingly responsible experience in architecture/Civil,
Structural as well as mechanical designing and creating construction drawings for commercial, retail and office buildings. I know Revit Architecture it is a 3D CAD software. Expertise in designing and developing a wide range of mechanical systems and architectural designs, also space planning. I have thorough understanding of time management and cost effectiveness to deliver project results on time. Highly skilled in layouts, plans, site maps, machine drawings using AutoCAD 2000.
SKILLS: * Creating drawings on AutoCAD release 2007 and building systems.
Also creating 3D models using Revit Architecture.
* Creating layout drawings for Structural, HVAC, plumbing and fire protection.
*Production of construction documents using MS Words, Agile and Excel. *Design development and layout, space planning, equipment layouts, Structural details. *Preparation of Design Proposals and preliminary drawings, including informal sketches, showing finishes, colors also specifications. *Detailing of equipment, Cabinetry and building and structural elements. *Coordination of drawings and details among projects. * Documentation of on-site existing condition.
CONTRACT WORK (Work for the companies through job placement agencies):
SILICON VALLEY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
San Jose, California (2009 to 2010)
I upgrade my drafting skills by taking technical courses like Revit Architecture, Solid Works and AutoCAD 2009 and 2010.
WEIGEL, Sunnyvale, CA. (April 2008 to Oct. 2008)
Created equipments layouts, HVAC and plumbing and structural layouts and electrical layouts for hospital buildings and research center.
Created details of equipments and other components, Structural elements using AutoCAD 2007.
Produced drawings as per company's standards.

ANIL VERMA ASSOCIATES, Oakland, CA. . (July 2007 to Oct 2007)
Created Architectural drawings and details using AutoCAD.
Created equipments layouts, HVAC and plumbing layouts and reflected Ceiling and lighting and electrical layouts.
Also created structural details. Incorporated redline changes as per City plan check.
Created response letter to accommodate City plan check comments. Check plans per SVRT and BART standard for Diridon and Rockridge stations projects

COLD STORAGE MANUFACTURING, Union City, CA. (August 2006 to July 2007)
Created tenant improvement Permit drawings for Food industries and storage facilities.
Created mechanical, plumbing, Electrical and refrigeration equipment layouts and detailed drawings showing structural details for permit.
Incorporated redline changes as per City plan check. Created response letter to accommodate City plan check comments. Created preliminary and final Architectural drawings.

TURN KEY SYSTEMS, Emeryville, CA. (March 2006 to July 2006)
Created plans and detailing of retail stores and restaurants.
Created equipments layouts, HVAC and plumbing layouts and reflected Ceiling and lighting layouts.
Also produced schedules of equipments and specifications. Plans showing floor finishes, internal elevations showing color and textures also ceiling details, structural details.

LIST ENGINEERING CO., Monterey, CA. (June 2005 to March 2006)
Created HVAC, plumbing and fire protection layout drawings, Component details and structural details using AutoCAD 2006 building system.
Created PDF plot files. Download Architectural plans and clean up drawings to match with List Engineering standards and use as a X-ref.
Create AutoCAD files out of Excel worksheets used for schedules, also create metfiles and insert into drawing. Also insert image files. .

FAB SUPPORT, SANTA CLARA, CA. (May 2005 to June 2005)
Plan and develop feasibility plans and facility layout drawings for Applied Materials buildings.
Projects involves creating as built drawings of existing tool layout using AutoCAD2005 and also new tool or relocation of tools and storage cages, carts and other furnitures.
Also created MOC and fill out abatement forms. Interface with customer to find out their needs. Prepared design checklists.

As a Mechanical Designer I worked in following companies. I worked as contractor for them.
Mainly I was designing and drafting products. Creating assembly and sub assembly level drawings using AutoCAD and Solid Works. I created machine drawings using AutoCAD. Incorporated engineering change orders and wrote bill of materials.

SITE SERVICES INC., Santa Clara, CA. (Jan 2001 to Oct 2002)
AIR LIQUIDE, Fremont, CA. (July 1997 to Jan 2001)
LABTRONIX, Hayward, CA. (1996 to 1997)

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