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My resume

Shepard and Associates, Project Manager

Irmo, South Carolina (06.2004 - 06.2006)

Primary duties included managing seven re-roof construction projects whose contractual values ranged from $89,000 to $311,000. Other management responsibilities included three exterior building improvement projects. Expertise involved preparation of contract specifications, contract drawings, processing payment application requests, utilization of American Institute of Architects (AIA) Contract Document software for necessary documentation. Project management skills also included performing weekly quality control roof inspections and training two new staff members.


Noted exterior improvement project: Hopkins Elementary            Hopkins, South Carolina
> Generated roof plans and drawing details for a 75 LF bus canopy addition at the school’s main entrance.
> Produced drawing details for a 600 LF wrought iron and masonry fence located at the building perimeter and a masonry assembly at
​ primary vehicular entrance.
​> Performed weekly quality control project inspections and reports on behalf of the owner to ensure project specifications.

Noted exterior improvement project: Irmo Elementary                    Irmo, South Carolina
> Produced specifications and construction drawings for exterior painting and built-up low-sloped re-roof construction.
​> Prepared contract agreements between the owner and contractor, reviewed change order requests.
> Facilitated on-site pre-construction meeting with contractor and answered construction-related questions during construction.
​> Performed weekly quality control project inspections and prepared associated reports.

Gardner Spencer Smith Tench and Jarbeau, Intern Architect

Atlanta, Georgia (06.2006 - 03.2009)

Primary responsibilities involved managing accurate and complete sets of construction documents.  Projects included municipal buildings and primary, secondary and higher-education facilities.

Noted higher-education project: Georgia Southern University (GSU)   Statesboro, Georgia

> Worked directly with campus architect and project managers supporting $7 million renovation at GSU including adding 35,000 square              feet of classroom-performance (total 72,000 square feet). 

> Managed construction documents including interior details, door schedules, and finish schedules.
> Other duties included coordinating Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP), on-site follow-up with contractors, review of shop                        drawings and project submittals, answering contractor’s Requests For Information (RFI), issuing Architect’s Supplemental Instructions              (ASI) and maintaining ASI / RFI logs using Primavera Project Management software.   

Noted education project: Westlake High School                                           Atlanta, Georgia 

> Created contract documents for new facility (328,617 square feet). 

> Other documentation support included modified and dimensioned floor plans, reflected ceiling plan layouts, detailed restrooms,                       exterior building elevations and classroom equipment layouts. 

> Managed door and window schedules through all phases of document preparation. 

Noted commercial project: Terminus Health Club                                        Atlanta, Georgia 

> Interior build-out of fitness center located on the second level of the Terminus office building (6,464 square feet). 

> Integral in the development of wall type details, floor plan and reflected ceiling plan layout. 

> Created locker room details, multiple interior elevations for communal areas, and door details. Managed door schedule and hollow-                   metal window schedules.  

> Worked closely with the contractor’s project manager, MEP consultants and the owner’s representative to review and approve                            submittals to maintain project schedule. 

Noted municipal project: Dunwoody Municipal Facility                            Dunwoody, Georgia 

> Interior renovation project for new police headquarters for the City of Dunwoody (21,512 square feet). 

> Documentation support included modified and dimensioned floor plans, restroom elevations and details, casework elevations and                   details, hollow-metal frame and storefront elevations, and generated reflected ceiling plan layouts and details.

Greenscapes Landscape Design Service, Designer

Mount Joy, Pennsylvania (04.2009 - Present)

Owner of a small business providing custom computer-generated landscape design packages for the do-it-yourself homeowner. Deliverables include itemized materials list and budget, detailed maintenance and performance guides for planted products and easy-to-understand installation instructions as needed.

McIntosh Residence                                                                                   Marietta, Georgia
> Produced custom landscape plans to specification and installed new landscape materials including composite edging, landscape fabric,
mulch and hardscape ground cover.
> Selected and installed new flowering plants and shrubs at flower beds.
> Trimmed and pruned existing trees and shrubs.
> Installed new stepped stone retaining wall at grade transition from driveway to walkway.
​McElroy Residence                                                                                     Landisville, Pennsylvania ​
​> Produced custom landscape plans to specification.
​> Executed landscape design plans including demolition, relocation of existing plants and other materials, installation of new stone ​
​ retaining wall and stone cap, new wood fence enclosure with gate assembly.

JG Design, Interior Renovations

Mount Joy, Pennsylvania (06.2012 - Present)

Interior renovation services included window treatment, wall treatment, floor covering and upholstery selection.  Other services include custom furniture construction and two dimensional art.

Stelzer Residence                                                                                                      Chicago, Illinois

> Designed and constructed new 15'-0" floor-to-ceiling bookcase at east wall in living room area, as well as, a new 8'-0" high x 10'-0" wide               entertainment center at west wall in living room area.

> Provided and installed complete design aesthetic from material finishes, wall coverings, color palette and light fixture selection of this               1,200 square foot loft.

> Selected furnishings for all interior spaces.

Sourathathone Residence                                                                                    Birmingham, Alabama

> Designed and installed a new, oak Murphy bed enclosure to accommodate a full-sized bed.

> Designed and built custom bookcases, as well as, provided custom artwork for the living room area.

> Refinished textured ceiling to a smooth finish at living room area and applied new wall paint and pattern