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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
October 02, 2016

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Dariem Hechavarria

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Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 2T9



Project Architect with more than 10 years in the industry. Creative thinker that creates visually appealing, exciting and inspiring designs. Seeking a full time position in a reputable, design conscious firm that recognizes my experience and talent in order to utilize those qualities in their company.


Ten years of architectural experience, in a variety of settings; servicing clients from a variety of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds efficiently and professionally

Extensive experience in business operations, concept designs in both commercial/urban planning

Years of experience completing projects on schedule, from Initial programming through construction administration under no supervision

Great project management, detail oriented, driven, and focused

Proven eye for detail in documentation - from design development and construction

Great multi-tasking, organizational, and time management skills

Flair for both schematic and concept design

Very motivated, fast learner, able to take initiative when needed

Ability to work independently and as a contributing member

Ability to work in a fast paced environment with many interruptions and multiple priorities

Strong knowledge of construction methods and detailing

Ability to handle stress effectively and excel in a busy atmosphere

Helpful with co-workers and always willing to work overtime

Great written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish

Good knowledge of Architectural practices, principles, procedures and codes

Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketup, Windows XP, Microsoft Office, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

Possess an Occupational Health and Safety certificate


ICAS Assessment Report: Architecture Bachelor’s Degree 2015

University of Camaguey – Bachelor of Architecture 2006


Contractor Dreams Construction – Toronto, ON 2015 – Present

Completed indoor and outdoor residential construction projects

Read and interpreted complex construction drawings, blueprints and sketches

Expertise in carpentry and demolition

Performed heavy labour such as digging, paving and hauling

Mentor junior team members by providing guidance on proper techniques and safety

Repair, rebuild, and install tile, brick and stone surfaces

Project Manager Bouygues Batiment International – Havana, Cuba 2013-2015

Designed AgIdeas International Design forum

Responsible for initial client consultation and program research.

Chose products based on clients budget and their needs.

Reviewed completed reports, plans, estimates and calculations for accuracy.

Discussed design standards and procedures with all project disciplines.

Responsible for managing and overseeing various phases of construction/renovation projects from start to finish.

Supervised senior, junior architects, and consultants throughout the duration of projects.

Led a team of project consultants throughout the construction document phase of a project.

Delivered projects with strict deadlines effectively, efficiently and on time.

Senior Architect Bouygues Batiment International – Havana, Cuba 2008-2013

Worked in focused design teams from design phase to construction documents on commercial and residential projects.

Responsible for preparation of contract documents, code analysis, permitting and client correspondence.

Coordinated the development, technical design, and analysis of project drawings for all projects; ensured project drawings were compatible and accurate.

Collaborated with builders to see that construction was in line with drawings and designs.

Completed formal design intent and construction documentation.

Performed drafting on AutoCAD, detailing, and designing to produce accurate architectural documents.

Junior Architect Bouygues Batiment International – Havana, Cuba 2006-2008

Developed Architectural Drawings; surveyed properties, analyzed, created and produced drawings, ensuring their accuracy and timely completion.

Performed drafting on AutoCAD, detailing, and designing to produce accurate architectural documents

Created oral and written presentations for project designs and proposals.

Initiated promotional activities, including and not limited to communicating with clients, business development and proposal development

Under supervision, developed planning permit documentation for Cafes and Fitzroy

Contributed ideas for the design of furniture approved by the client

Assisted tradespeople and home renovators

Worked with a team on Beach Hotel and City Hotel projects


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