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Las Vegas, NV
CAD / Drafting Manager
Innovative, and resourceful CAD Manager,
Coordinator, Certified Drafter and Trainer with extensive experience
in multiple drafting disciplines incorporating standards that enhance
the ontime delivery of documents. Dynamic, inspirational, and
motivating leader successful in training, developing, counseling, and
coaching team members to achieve an efficient operating department.
I will bring to your company extensive experience working with and completing
multiple projects with quality and timely deliverables as well as the
knowledge to suggest solutions that will enhance efficiency, productivity
and profits. My experience and knowledge in understanding and
meeting of project objectives as well as strong analytical, communication,
and organizational skills will allow the company and me to achieve aggressive
goals. I am capable of building consensus and trust between the design
department, client or contractor and field personnel as well as across
functional and organizational lines to achieve mutual goals.
Document control procedures
Coordinating and assisting
across functional and departmental lines
Individual and team goal setting
Creation and modification
Prioritizing of projects and
Identifying project needs
Researching of project information
Implementation of ideas and
Consensus building within
a team environment
Development of job descriptions
Data base creation
Critical thinking and analysis
Education and training
Plumbing and piping
MS Windows XP and Vista
Design Programs: AutoCAD
through and , CADMech, Navisworks, Visio, Solidworks
Document Tools: Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, Project, Outlook,
Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photo
Shop CS, Corel Paint Shop Pro, AcroPlot, Bluebeam
Management: Software Instruction,
Instructor, Standards writing, Job Descriptions, Training Seminars and
materials, Document control, Coordination, Prioritizing, Identifying,
Desert Plumbing and Heating Co., Inc. Las
CAD Manager MEP/HVAC
Developed team building by coordinating
department procedures across organizational lines.
Reviewed the contract engineers
design intent of the Piping and Plumbing for a $ Billion Resort Casino
and through coordination with the General Forman accommodated the intent
to the actual space and design requirements
Reduced number of redline
iterations by consistently communicating with Contractors and Owners
through Requests for Information RFI and Engineering Change Notifications
ECN resulting in working drawings that were correct and uptodate
to contractors, owners and field personnel expectations.
Increased the productivity
of drafters and designers by the creation of block libraries and specialized
drafting routines as well as training in how to create these libraries
resulting in consistent ontime deliverables.
Implemented company drafting
and CAD standards that complied with both ANSI Y and industry conventions
resulting in deliverables that were consistent from drawing to drawing
and project to project.
University Mechanical Contractors, Inc. Mukilteo,
Lead, CAD Services Coordinator
Improved departmental procedures by updating
standards and procedure and training personnel to those standards.
Achieved a reduction in nonproductive
actions by creating proper paper space layouts with appropriate Architectural
and Structural backgrounds as well as master drawing sheets during the
preliminary and permit drafting process for a $M, story office
and medical building.
Organized and streamlined
the consumables ordering, reducing the amount of inventory overhead,
and allowing for maximum use of department budgets.
Developed, as a team, and
executed CAD standards that complied with ASME Y and Industry conventions,
resulting in more consistent deliverables.
Assisted in the development
of weekly software training sessions increasing the staff’s knowledge
of the software being used, enhancing the team’s ability to meet deliverable
Developed and initiated training
material that produced ADDA Certified Mechanical Drafters.
Achieved lower learning curve
time and peak efficiency for new personnel by creating and administering
Acted in a support role for
other departments i.e. estimating. Kept Estimating uptodate with
most current contract drawings resulting in ontime delivery of construction
Document control: Kept
database current and uptodate with all ECN’s, RFI’s and updated
drawings allowing for retrieval of the most current document for that
Spokane CAD Consultants Spokane, WA
Facilitated and assisted companies with
drafting, documentation, training and equipment needs.
Supported engineers as the
AutoCAD focal point during the $ million Capital Improvement Program
at the Spokane Waste Water Treatment Plant achieving coordination and
on time delivery of documents at each progress point.
Coordinated the drafting process
of a $M lodge in Texas through creation of menus and drafting templates
which produced accurate and standards compliant drawings.
Reduced down time of installation
and increased ontime completion of milestones by coordinating surveyor
information with engineering plans for multiple fiber optic projects
across the United States as manager of a drafter department.
Assured a correct remodel
for an Architectural Client by completing field dimensions, including
all outside dimensions and locations, and transferring them to electronic
Researched, analyzed and tested
equipment and software for clients and employers to determine the best
Return on Investment ROI and facilitated the purchase order procedure.
Identified and corrected production
software operational problems. This was to ensure smooth and efficient
operation including rewriting menus, redirecting lookup paths and reinstallation.
Facilitated the incorporation
of AutoCAD into GIS functions allowing for both disciplines to work
as a unit.
Taught Board and CAD Drafting
at Post Secondary level receiving awards for excellence in presentation
and student retention by rewriting lesson plans and syllabi.
Writing detailed job descriptions.
This gave the staff more confidence in the job they were doing reducing
confusion and crossing of responsibility lines.
American Design Drafting Association
As President and Past President,
directed others in the creation of the American Design Drafting Association
ADDA Certified Mechanical Drafter and Certified Architectural Drafter
Tests. These tests advanced the knowledge and proficiency of , drafters/designers
elevating them from a basic software user to understanding the rules
Recruited and mentored new
Associate Directors for the ADDA, instructing them in proper meeting
execution and identifying committee’s that their expertise would best
Associate of Applied Science,
Computer Aided Drafting and Design, ITT Technical Institute, Spokane,