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Project Manager Construction

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, 30318, United States
Salary:
50,000
Posted:
October 12, 2010   all resumes
Email:
otxna6@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
**************@***.***


LEKEITH D. BENSON, ASSOC. AIA
**** ******** ***** ***. **** Atlanta, GA 30318 (601) ***-**** otxna6@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
 Over two years in Residential Design and Construction
 Over two years in Commercial Architecture
 Currently enrolled in IDP training
 Hands-on project manager technically proficient in such software as REVIT.
 Perceptive listener capturing and transforming client needs and desires into real-world functionality and design.
 Organized professional collaborating with multiple vendors and clients to fulfill overall project mission by deadline and within budget requirements.
 Innovative professional with strong residential, corporate and commercial design and planning expertise used to plan and complete diverse tenant improvement, new construction, renovation projects

AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE
Design Development ● Construction Document ● Construction Administration
Project Management ● Corporate and Commercial Planning, Design, and Drafting
Vendor Management ● New Construction ● Tenant Improvement ● Renovation
2D/3D Design ● Schedule, Deadline Management ● Research and Programming

EMPLOYMENT
LDB DESIGN CONSUNTANT, LLC Owner/Designer April 2010 – Present
Carried to completion multiple tasks as residential designer consultant including: schematic design, design development, and construction documentation while continuously working with multiple clients.
• Designed complete architectural drawings, showing elevations, sections, and internal and external layouts, using MICROSTATION V8.
• Managed daily office assignments and handling questions from contractors in field.
• Responsible for all phases of project planning, design, and drafting.
• Draw rough and detailed scale plans based on preliminary concepts, sketches and other data.
• Obtain and assemble data to complete architectural designs.
• Create freehand drawings.

JBHM Architects Jackson, MS
Architectural Designer May 2007 – January 2010
Executed wide-ranging drafting and design services for multi-sized projects. Crafted 3D models for all projects using REVIT. Worked with consultants and other key vendors to consistently meet project deadlines and budget constraints.

• Originated and synchronized a space plan with the construction of a new shell building and tenant improvement requiring schematic design, design development, construction documents, and construction administration.
• Orchestrated mechanical, electrical, and plumbing consultants (MEP) contractors as needed for tenant improvement and new construction services.
• Orchestrated programming, space planning, construction documents, schematic design, development, and contract administration while working in conjunction with professionally licensed architects.

Northtowne Planners, LLC Ridgeland, MS
Designer July 2005 – May 2007
Performed numerous tasks as residential designer including: schematic design, design development, and construction documentation while continuously working with multiple clients.
• Designed complete architectural drawings, showing elevations, sections, and internal and external layouts, using MICROSTATION V8.
• Managed daily project assignments including allocating projects to other designers, meeting and presenting to clients, and handling questions from contractors in field.
• Responsible for all phases of project planning and design from initial site visit to as built.
• Draw rough and detailed scale plans for foundations, buildings and structures, based on preliminary concepts, sketches and other data.
• Obtain and assemble data to complete architectural designs, visiting job sites to compile measurements as necessary.
• Create freehand drawings and lettering to accompany drawings.
• Prepare colored drawings of landscape and interior designs for presentation to client.
• Reproduce drawings on copy machines or trace copies of plans and drawings using transparent paper or cloth, ink, pencil, and standard drafting instruments.

Forrest General Hospital Hattiesburg, MS
Phlebotomist July 2004 – July 2005
Work with outpatients, lab technicians, and nurses to assure all patient information is processed correctly.

EDUCATION
The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
Bachelor of Science Architectural Engineering Technology
Minor: Construction Engineering Technology
May 2005

COMPUTER SKILLS
Microsoft Office ● AutoCAD ● Architectural Desktop ● Sketch-Up ● Microstation V8
Revit Architecture

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST