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Architectural Drafter/Designer

Glendale, AZ
June 13, 2018

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Joshua S. Smith

***** * **** ****

Glendale, AZ *5308

Mobile: 623-***-****



Attain a position to grow and expand my knowledge in Architecture & AutoCAD fields.


Feb 2004 to Present Michael C. Daily Design Assoc. Goodyear, AZ

Production Manager / Home Designer

Manages and assists in all aspects of the home design process. Meets with clients to find out what they want incorporated into their new home. Makes updates and changes to the house plans and determines structural calculations such as roof loads and footing sizes. Adds basements and adjusts plans by adding notes, callouts and other details.

IT Manager

Manages all aspects of client computer and server software/hardware upgrades and repair. Managing client email accounts. Installation of client CPU’s and printers on the network for sharing purposes. Coordinating the backup and retrieval of information from the back up system.

Nov 2006 to Jan 2015 SAFE Management Glendale, AZ

Event Security / Courtesy Squad Security / 24-7 Security

Performed security functions at the University of Phoenix Stadium for Arizona Cardinals football games, concerts, soccer games and various other events held at the stadium. Functions include pat downs of guests entering the facility, bag checks, parking lot security and inspection of vehicles entering the facility, eviction of guests violating the stadium’s code of conduct, writing reports of guest evictions and altercations that occur.

Supervisory duties include security tours of stadium and parking lots, visual security of video camera monitors, managing security officers on shift, writing reports of building damage and trespassing guests, completing reports with local law enforcement officers, managing and operating security cameras on days of Cardinals football games.

Aug 2003 to Jan 2004 Point to Point Connections, Inc. San Ramon, Ca

AutoCAD Designer

Drafting duties included, telecommunications single line diagrams, site plans, details and title sheets for County, City and local utility submittals.

Other drafting responsibilities included setting up of CAD library, standards, and job directory structure.

Feb 2002 to June 2003 AEPC Group, LLC San Ramon, Ca

Senior CAD Operator / IT Specialist

Drafting duties included, electrical single line diagrams, site plans, details and title sheets for County, City and local utility submittals.

Field verification & design included, locating power panels, verifying power supply and usage, sketching site location and associated subsurface utilities.

Architectural and Structural drafting of University of California projects.

IT duties included maintenance and managing of networks, servers, workstations, email accounts, FTP site. Recommendation and installation of hardware and software. Ordering of plotter supplies and maintenance.

Feb 2000 to Feb 2002 Enron Energy Services San Ramon, Ca

Senior CAD Operator

Assisted in the design, drafting and field verification of power meter pedestal installations for Pacific Bell DSL sites throughout N. California.

Design included, the layout in CAD format all field data acquired through field visits and handout package from Pacific Bell.

Drafting included, electrical single line diagrams, site plans and title sheets for County, City and local utility submittals.

Field verification included, taking measurements, verifying structure conflicts, pictures, sketching site location and associated subsurface utilities.

May 1999 to Feb 2000 Paoletti Associates San Francisco, Ca

CAD Drafter

Drafting Audio/Visual design layouts and functional drawings.

Plotting, shipping, uploading and downloading of current DD / CD sets.

Systems Administrator

Upgrading CPU’s to latest operating systems.

Setting up and management of e-mail server and clients.

Management of directory structure, and detail & block libraries.

Troubleshooting problems on server and client CPU’s.

Maintenance and management of network (server and client CPU’s).

Ordering of hardware and software.

April 1997 to May 1999 CTC Inc. San Francisco, Ca

Systems Administrator & CAD Drafter

Architectural drafting for residential development

Maintained network operations and telecommunications systems.

Serviced computers and plotters.

Purchased hardware, software, and supplies.

Set up network read only / write only authorizations.

Maintained back-up system.

Created block libraries, pull down menus and CAD standards.

Daily drafting operations.

Feb. 1997 to April 1997 The Bentley Company Walnut Creek, Ca

CAD Drafter

Daily drafting operations including the following disciplines

Architectural, Electrical, and Structural.

Single line diagrams, plans, details, sections, and elevations.

Jan. 1994 to Feb. 1997 Prints Plus, Inc. Concord, Ca

CAD Drafter / CAD Coordinator

Managed and maintained file and directory structure.

Updated prototypical drawings.

Plan-check electronic files before shipping to the field.

Maintenance of computer hardware and software.

Managed local network drive

Assisted in site surveys.

Reproduced architectural sets.

Responsible for 3D R & D projects.

Recomposed sheets to fit new format.

Constructed fixture assembly instruction packages.

Qualification Skills

Arizona DPS Licensed Unarmed Guard Card

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