North Texas State University, Denton, Texas
BS in Industrial Technology, 1984, GPA 3.85, Concentration in Industrial Graphics Technology, GPA 4.00;
Minor: Technical Writing; Postgraduate Courses: Desktop Publishing, 1995, GPA 4.00; ArcGIS 9, 2004, GPA 4.00
Denton High School, Denton, Texas, Graduated 1976
Skills/Training: AutoCAD 2009, Architectural Desktop, ArcGIS, Map, Raster Design, Photoshop, Acrobat, PowerPoint, Word, Excel
05/08 to 11/09
Architectural Concrete Company, Inc.
102 Johnston Street
Palmetto, GA 30268
Drafted and designed architectural detailing of masonry items with AutoCAD 2009. Majority of work performed was creating customer approval drawings and in-house shop drawings. Both included section details, elevation and plan views, and other drawing elements needed for job scope clarification. Good organization, time management, and good communication were skills necessary while working with other CAD personnel and numerous project managers. Lay off due to lack of business.
04/06 to 04/08
DCM Architecture, Inc.
1866 Wilkenson Crossing
Marietta, GA 30066
As a contractor, I provided architectural drafting and designing services to a custom residential architecture design firm. DCM Architecture, Inc. specializes in the design of trend setting town homes, single family detached, condominiums and neo-traditional neighborhoods. Services provided on a per project basis. Used AutoCAD to draft architectural plans, architectural elevations, architectural details, and redline corrections. Complete construction drawing set deadlines were met in a timely manner in a heavily deadline driven industry. Work ended due to failing housing market.
04/01 to 08/05
University of North Texas (formerly North Texas State University)
Facilities Planning and Construction
P.O. Box 311040
Denton, Texas 76203
CADD Manager (09/02 08/05)
Managed and provided primary AutoCAD support, training, guidance, and leadership to CADD group members on various knowledge and expertise levels as required. Formulated and regulated Facilities CADD standards plus kept them up-to-date. Created and implemented standard configurations on all CADD workstations and updated as needed. Investigated and implemented document management standards of hard record drawings and electronic record drawings. Provided computer software and hardware technical support while keeping the CADD area equipment functional and supplies stocked. Prepared drawings on AutoCAD for in-house design projects plus assisted in field surveys as needed for design and layout information. Managed small construction projects. Designed and produced various graphics and items for meetings, presentations, permanent signage, jobsite signs, etc. Maintained University campus maps and was in the process of implementing GIS into department. Relocated to Georgia due to husbands transfer.
Technical Design Specialist (04/01 09/02)
Utilized AutoCAD to prepare drawings for construction and remodeling projects designed in-house and input data regarding architectural plans, underground utilities, surface features, etc. Maintained electronic drawing files for University owned or operated facilities and inspected existing facilities to determine accuracy of current drawings. Reviewed proposed designs to ensure that details of the design were workable and met code and regulation requirements. Provided consultation to members of the university staff on design matters. Assisted in field surveys as needed for design, layout, and construction. Prior to the creation of CADD Manager position, also performed all duties listed above.
09/00 to 04/01
JC Penney Logistics Center - Alliance
1701 Intermodal Parkway
Haslet, Texas 76052
Responsible for creating as-built 3D AutoCAD drawings of new 1.2 million square foot facility. Other duties included: performing time studies; gathering production standards data; making observations through out distribution facility when problems occur with conveyor systems, pick-to-light system, photo eyes, automated guided vehicles, label printers, etc.; and assisting industrial engineers with projects, proofing written work, calculating standards, etc. I left job to work closer to my family.
08/96 to 12/02
Suddenly Slimmer - The Body Wrap
1019 Aileen Street
Denton, Texas 76201
Owner/Body Wrap Technician
Proprietor of mineral body wraps business. Personally responsible for all business issues, as well as body wrap preparations and clientele wrap sessions without employee assistance. Business was located in a storefront the first year of operation then moved to shop located at personal residence. Operated business on a part-time basis last two years while working full-time elsewhere.
10/89 to 02/95
Andrew Corporation 2701 Mayhill Road Denton, Texas 76201
CAD Operator II
As team member, performed various duties required for manufacture of pre-cast concrete telecommunications equipment shelters. Utilized CAD design and layout to produce equipment layouts, electrical schematics, bills of material, and casting and equipping production drawings. Assigned and entered part numbers into computer inventory system. Prepared and submitted drawing specification packages for various states codes compliance programs. Interfaced with customers on design issues, ship schedules, etc. Performed final inspection and shipment of shelters. Paired with engineer on research and development of newest shelter product and provided on-the-floor design, produced production drawings on CAD, performed troubleshooting of new design issues, etc. Produced and maintained departmental standard CAD drawings and symbols, and maintained CAD system computer files. Used AutoCAD Release 12, computer terminals and related equipment, conventional drafting equipment, and office machines. Assisted in minor maintenance of terminals, printers and plotters. Lay off due to facility shutdown.
01/84 to 09/89
Turbo Refrigerating Company
P.O. Box 396
Denton, Texas 76202
Sales Illustrator (11/84 to 09/89)
Designed and prepared illustrative proposal drawings of ice plant layouts, equipment, and conveyor systems. Produced detailed shop/production drawings and sales data sheets on CAD. Created graphic sales and technical support on CAD and Macintosh SE. Lay off due to company cutback.
Draftsperson (08/84 to 11/84)
Worked in engineering department where performed CAD design and revision, inventory control, blue line machine operations, and miscellaneous clerical duties.
Part-time Co-op Intern (01/84 to 08/84)
Performed same duties as Draftsperson. Worked while full-time student.