20 plus years of planning, design, and construction contract administration experience with institutional, industrial, commercial, health care, and residential projects in both the public and private sectors.
Registered Architect, Conselho Regional de Engenharia e Arquitetura da Bahia, Salvador BA, Brazil, 1989
Construction Documents Technologist (CDT), The Construction Specifications Institute, 2005
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Record/Certification in progress
Bachelors Degree in Architecture, Universidade Federal, Salvador, BA, Brazil , 1989
Technical Degree in Construction, Escola Tecnica Federal, Salvador, BA, Brazil, 1984
Project Manager, Lee Smith Architects Inc. West Chester , PA (April 2008 to September 2008)
Prepared schematic design, design development and construction details.
Project Manager, Lighthouse Architecture Inc, Philadelphia, PA (Jul 2002 to April 2008)
Prepared schematic design, design development and construction details. Planned layout of projects and coordinated architectural drawings with Mechanical, Electrical and Structural drawings. Prepared drawings (using AutoCAD 2008), architectural detailing and residential engineered lumber using TJ- Xpert. Prepared construction documents production work, construction procurement assistance and construction administration submittal review.
Trainee, Jacobsen Project Team, Bergen, Norway (Oct 2001 to Feb 2002)
Assisted architects and engineers with the development of Construction Documents for a Senior Citizen Manor/Hospital Project.
Assistant Manager, Planarq, Bahia, Brazil, (Nov 2000 to Apr 2001)
Part of a team of engineers and architects contracted by the State Government of Bahia. Involved in project evaluations, site surveys/investigations, bid preparations, construction management and site inspection during construction and refurbishing of industrial buildings, schools, hospitals, kindergartens, etc. for SUCAB (Governmental body).
Production Manager Technical Responsible, Liceu de Artes e Oficios da Bahia (NGO) -Bahia, Brazil (Nov 1995 to Oct 2000)
Involved in site management, construction and refurbishment contracts for private and governmental clients. Industries, hospitals, schools, kindergartens. Developed architectural and engineering projects.
Planning Manager, Fundao Jos Silveira (NGO) Bahia, Brazil (June 1994 to October 1995)
Part of multidisciplinary team developing the Calabar Project, a community improvement project. The project was designed to assist the underprivileged population in a large low-income area, in the Calabar district, to improve the living conditions. Design and construction of houses, drainage and sewage systems, medical post, etc.
Chief Executive Manager, Self-Employed -Bahia, Brazil (April 1989 to May 1994)
Developed and drafted residential homes, commercial buildings including interior design.
Software/Systems: MS Windows XP-2002 in network environment, MS Office 2003, AutoCAD 2009, ZipCAD for Palm handheld, TrusJoist TJ-Xpert: TJI structural framing software, REScheck (formerly MECcheck): DoEs Building Energy Program, Goldmine 7.0
Languages: Fluent in Brazilian Portuguese and American English, Working Knowledge of Spanish.
Authorized to work in USA for any Employer.
American Professional, Atlantic County, NJ -New Construction, (10,000 SF)
Harbor Pavilions, Gloucester County, NJ New Construction, (60,000 SF)
Washington Pavilions, Gloucester County, NJ - New Construction, (40,000 SF)
Megger Office, Norristown, PA Renovation / Fit Out, (7,300 SF)
Brees Animal Hospital, Philadelphia, PA Renovation/Addition , (6,000 SF)
Two Units Retail, Hammonton, NJ New Construction, (3,000 SF)
Harbor Pavilions, Gloucester County, NJ New Construction / Fit Out, (40,000 SF)
Washington Pavilions, Gloucester County, NJ - New Construction / Fit Out, (10,000 SF)
ST Peters Adult Day Health Care, Monroe, NJ Renovation/Addition, (8,100 SF)
Holy Redeem Health System, Atlantic County, NJ Tenant Fit Out, (14,400 SF)
School Lane Charter School, Bucks County, PA- Addition & Renovation, K through 8th Grade (25,000 SF)
Fairfield Elementary School, Cumberland County, NJ - New Construction, Pre-K through 8th Grade (73,000 SF)
Mission Grill, Philadelphia, PA - Tenant Fit Out, Restaurant, (5,000 SF)
Berkley Crossing, Gloucester County, NJ- New Construction, (286,000 SF)
Single Family Residences - New Construction - Prototypes /Alteration /Addition - Several Projects in NJ and PA Design and Producing Construction Documents including framing plans utilizing TJ-Xpert software and Energy Compliance reports. ( Total approx. 100,000 SF)
The Crossing at Twin Oaks, Atlantic County, NJ - New Construction (50,000 SF)
Victoria Square Mall, Philadelphia, PA Tenant Fit Out, Mall and Supermarket (40;000 SF)
IGA Supermarket, Woodbury, NJ Tenant Fit Out, Supermarket (20,000 SF)
Available upon request.