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CAD Drafter - Civil 3D, Land Surveying position

Lynwood, California, United States
November 27, 2017

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Objective: Seeking a job as CAD Drafter - Civil *D, Land Surveying position

Summary of Qualifications

I am currently working at JT3 at Edwards Airforce Base. I have twelve years (12) experience as an Architectural Designer, working with architectural plans, performing engineering calculations, and field observations. In addition, I am very familiar with building codes, materials, specifications, construction techniques and have extensive experience in dealing with governmental agencies (OSHPD), codes and ordinances. I can communicate effectively with clients, consultants, and leadership.

Clearance Level: Top Secret


Coordinates the designs and develops detailed architectural and engineering plans in accordance with organization requirements and in compliance with applicable regulations (such as ADA and OSHPD).

Works with the contractor to assure paperwork and permits are completed and filled out in a timely manner.

Reviews project designs with end users at key intervals. Obtains approval of design drawings.

Presents project instructions and specifications by providing documentation, illustrations and plans (blueprints) and conducting project "walk-through" with contractors and vendors.

Performs quality assurance inspections to ensure project specifications are met.

Communicates project status and facilitates communication between all parties involved on project.

Monitors activity schedules, changes to schedules, their causes and budget impact.

Initiates “punch” list to address project discrepancies for follow-up and resolution.

Obtains relevant permits and reports from city, state and local officials.

Submits plans, pulls permits and writes specifications for new and existing construction.

Evaluates existing facility for ADA, Fire and compliance and ensures follow-through and documentation, where applicable.

Interacts with representatives of regulatory agencies and presents facility data and documentation as needed.

Additional Experience

Structural observation

Responsible for structural observation, verifying contractor abided by approved drawings.

Verified footings, framing, anchor bolts, tie down, shear transfer, plumbing, electrical, and roof sheathing.

Government Offices

Meet with government offices such as building and safety, planning department, fire department, heath department and American Disabilities Association (ADA) to ensure drawings are up to standard.


Experience in developing drawing plans from engineering calculations.

Responsible for supervising the design of residential and commercial buildings applying California building code and city code.

Responsible for reviewing/ markup architectural drawings and engineering calculations to ensure the engineers calculation were incorporated into the drawing.

Verified drawing met California building code.


Duties included meeting with potential customers to discuss the possibility of a residential room addition, new home or commercial building, Tenant Improvement Hotel (TIH), and Type V drawings.

Duties included measuring and laying out the site plan and footprint of the projects, interacted with vendors in regards the type of product being used on the project.

Marketing specialist

Responsible for setting up booth display for marking the architectural services and setting up appointments and visiting customers’ homes or commercial for TI improvement.

Software Knowledge:

SolidWorks • Pro-E Wildfire, • Catia • Solid Edge • Inventor •AutoCAD • Enterprise PDM and Office 365

Employment History:

JT3 Edwards AFB– Senior Electro-Mechanical Designer/Architect Designer July 2016-present

BAE Systems- Electro - Mechanical Designer Sep 2012 – June 2016

Boeing - Electro-Mechanical Designer Feb 2011- Jul 2012

Haas Automation - Electro-Mechanical Designer Dec 2010 - Jan 2011

ITT- Electronic Systems - Electro-Mechanical Designer - Checker Jan 2010 - Aug 2010

PCH- Architect Designer - Checker Oct 2002 - Dec 2009

DTC- Designer Coordinator / Architect Feb 1989 - Sep 2002

DTC – Private Post-Secondary Instructor Feb 1989 - Sep 2002

(Architectural / Electrical Mechanical)

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