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Architectural / Engineering Design

Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted:
October 04, 2016

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Diploma in Building Engineering Technology

(Currently known as Architectural & Building Engineering Technology - Architectural Science Program)

British Columbia Institute of Technology – Poly-Technical Institution, BC, Canada

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Quick learner and team work.

Knowledgeable of FIDIC and CDC 2.

Knowledgeable with Canada Building Code, British Standards and Vietnamese Building Code.

Proficient in ACAD & Sketch-up; Knowledgeable of Revit Architecture 2009 & Photoshop (basic level). WINEST-V.5

(for estimation).

MS Office: Excel, Word, Outlook Express, Power point & basic Access; MS Project (Scheduling) & Networks (Critical

Path Method); Computer applications for estimation.

Certificate of Architectural Designer in Vietnam.

Certificate of Swimming Pool Operators issued in June 2010, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Certificate of WHMIS in 2014, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Fluent in English and Vietnamese, both writing & verbal – Basic French.

EDUCATION

Brighton College – Computer Aid Design June 2016 – Sept. 2016

Autocad advance & Revit 2016. Building Code 2012, Estimating.

Diploma in Building Engineering Technology - Building Science Option 1998 - 2000

British Columbia Institute of Technology – Polytechnic Institution, Burnaby, BC, Canada.

Achieved a GPA above 70%, and in 2004 was eligible for direct entry into the third year of Bachelor degree in Architectural Science program at BCIT.

Diploma in Civil & Structural Engineering Technology 1996 - 1997

British Columbia Institute of Technology – Polytechnic Institution, Burnaby, BC, Canada.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Building Management / Maintenance Technician Feb. 2010 – Aug. 2015

Raccom International Property Management - Head Quater in NY, USA.

Gateway Property Management Ltd., Victoria area, BC, Canada

Assigned to work at Hybury House apartment (2010 – 2011), and at Seagate apartment / Park West (2011-2015).

CPG Consultants Co. Ltd. in Vietnam (CPG Head Quarter in Singapore) 2008 – 2009

Worked as a Senior Architectural Associate based in Vietnam, being the Representative of Senior Architect Tay Kwai Yoong, Architecture / Construction Manager; specialist in healthcare planning in Singapore.

Projects: Hanh Phuc Women and Children Hospital, Thuan An, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam (under construction stage) - Ngoc Tam General Hospital project of 500 beds, Thanh My Loi Ward, 2nd Dist., HCMC (conceptual design & design co-ordination stage for construction permit. Project is under construction stage) - Becamex General Hospital of 1000 beds combined with Medical & Nursing School, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam (Proposed technical design development stage for permit)

ADA Architects Ltd., Tan Binh Dist., HCMC, Vietnam 2008

Worked alongside Architect Adrien Desport, licensed French Architect.

Projects: Nguyen Hue Street, underground commercial and parking lot (conceptual design stage of urban renovation planning) – Hai Phong Financial Tower, 21-storeys high-rise office building, Hai Phong, North Vietnam (basic design development) – Phu My Thuan Tower (Tulip Tower), 19-storeys high-rise residential building, HCMC, Vietnam (conceptual design stage) – Sunrise Residence in Thanh My Loi Dist. – HCMC, Vietnam (basic design development stage for permit)

ICIC- International Construction & Investment Consultancy, 1st Dist., HCMC, Vietnam 2007

Projects: Saigon Shipyard, large scale industrial & marina project, Singaporean owner. Trung Nguyen high-rise office building; Vietnamese owner - Keppel Land high-rise residential building in 2nd Dist., HCMC; Singaporean owner - Berjaya’s high-rise mixed development in Bien Hoa, Dong Nai; Malaysian owner - YSP Pharmaceutical Products Factory – in accordance with WHO’s GMP standards, Nhon Trach, Dong Nai; Malaysian owner - Banyan Tree high-end resort, Cu Du, Hue. Lang Co high-end resort and Binh Minh mixed-development in 7th Dist., HCMC; Danish owners, and other projects.

Transform Architecture Ltd. – Architecture – Interior – Urban Planning, 2nd Dist., HCMC, Vietnam 2006 - 2007

Worked as an assistant to Canadian / Vietnamese Architect Duong Thien (RIBA), General Director.

Projects in Vietnam: BIS Project (British International School) at 45 Tu Xuong, 3rd Dist., HCMC, Vietnam (construction completeness in 2007). CMT 8 High-rise Office building, a 12-storeys office building for ACB Bank located on Cach Mang Thang 8, 10th Dist., HCMC, Vietnam (Preliminary design for permit). Quang Trung mid-rise office building for ACB Bank located in Quang Trung Industrial Park, HCMC, Vietnam (Conceptual design stage).

Projects in England - as a partner of Mc. Cormick Architecture Ltd., Chester, England - Performed conceptual / preliminary design for permit; arranged from small to large scale projects: Manley Cottage, Curzon Park house, Leed Street planning development.

Projects in USA consist of interior architectural millwork design for mid-rise commercial buildings: Airport Plaza 3 and Metropolitan, Virginia, USA.

AIC Management Co. Inc – Construction Management & Architects, 1st Dist., HCMC, Vietnam 2005 - 2006

Projects: Hung Vuong Plaza, high-rise commercial & residential mixed-use (Design co-ordination in revising Cinemas with Meshbur & Smith Architects, Ontario, Canada) - Rubyland high-rise commercial & residential mixed-use; 21 storey building on Luy Ban Bich, HCMC (Technical development stage) - Aquaba Resort, Phan Thiet city (Preliminary & technical development stage based on the Wood Head Architects’ inception design, Australia) - 3-A Pharmaceutical industrial warehouse & office building - Cau Giay Industrial zone, Ha Noi (Preliminary design for permit) - Cong Hoa Apartment Precinct HCMC, Vietnam (Conceptual design stage).

Head office in London, UK - Atlas Industries Ltd. (Vietnam) Dec. 2004 – Nov. 2005

Tan Binh District, HCMC, Vietnam

Architectural Team Leader (Architectural Technician).

Worked under direct supervision of Senior Architect Chris Leathnen (RIBA), Senior Project Manager.

Developed architectural working drawings for multi-housing & school projects in England.

Projects: Low-rise & high-rise residential buildings (PRP: 1 & 3 & 9) - Hunt School and Peterborough Campus; worked on conceptual design development as a Team Leader of the Vietnamese Architects in England, with ACP Architects Ltd., Potter Bar, UK.

Starline Architectural Window Ltd., Surrey, BC, Canada 2004

Gained knowledge of glazing and fenestration design principles & of estimation, based on technical data analyses &

solving problems.

Phillip McDonald Architect Inc., Lakeshore, Kelowna, BC, Canada 2004

Architectural working drawings for multi-housing units.

Chateau Building Products Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Canada 2004

Draftsman / Designer, Estimator & Project Coordinator (Contract work)

Designed & detailed wood products / mill-work for buildings; performed preliminary design from studies on architectural working drawings & specifications; detailed components and completed production / shop drawings, cutting list - Liaison to the Project Manager and contractors.

Projects: Sauna units for a Sports Resort project in Russia. Shear/exterior wall paneling for buildings in California, USA.

Unisons Window Inc., North Shore, North Vancouver, BC, Canada 2003 - 2004

Designed & drafted wood components. Used Microsoft Excel / Weather Shield software for quantity take-off & quotation; assisted the project manager in cost analysis - Completed shop drawings, production drawings, specifications & cutting list, for approval & production progress - Assisted the project manager to review project files for approval & contract documents, involving with cost analysis - Performed office duties. Gained & enhanced knowledge high-end window / door.

Projects: High-end custom homes & Ski Resort in Whistle, Northern of BC, Canada. High-end custom homes in North Vancouver, BC, Canada, as well as in Hawaii and California, USA.

Terra Firm Earthquake Preparedness Inc., Vancouver, BC, Canada 2000 - 2001

Provisional Seismic Restraint Technologist

Assembled steel components and applied materials / restraint equipment for existing structures; performed site investigations & fabricating fittings. Gained practical experience on the site, particularly in using material applications for seismic restraint to existing buildings - Liaison to the project engineers & supervisors.

Projects: The Lions Gate hospital, North Shore, North Vancouver, BC, Canada. Government office buildings and public facilitates.

Levelton Engineering Solutions, Surrey Operations, Surrey, BC, Canada 2000

Material Testing Technician (Paid Practicum)

Performed sample collections from the sites to report to Civil Engineering Technologist/Supervisor - Tested concrete cylinder (bending and compressive / cylinder test in accordance with ASTM and CSA procedures & standards), sieve analysis, moisture & soil testing (proctor & standard penetration test) and asphalt testing (lower-core & high-core test) - Performed Lab Report.

Groupe Conseil Meconair, Quebec City, QP, Canada 1990 - 1991

Architectural & Mechanical System Draftsman

ACAD & manual architectural / mechanical system draftsman; prepared architectural plans for electrical, plumbing and mechanical system design - Using digital device to transfer hard copies into electronic drawings - Managed technical library, printed blueprints / film, plotted ACAD files, and performed other office duties.

REFERENCES:

CPG Consultants Co. Ltd. in Vietnam (CPG Head Quarter in Singapore)

Website: www.cpgcorp.com.sg

ADA Architects Ltd., Tan Binh Dist., HCMC, Vietnam

Architect Adrien Desport, licensed French Architect

Website: www.desport-architects.com

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Adrien-Desport-Architects/316*********

ICIC- International Construction & Investment Consultancy, 1st Dist., HCMC, Vietnam

Website: www.icic.vn

Transform Architecture Ltd. – Architecture – Interior – Urban Planning, 2nd Dist., HCMC, Vietnam

Canadian / Vietnamese Architect Duong Thien (RIBA), General Director.

Website: www.transform-arch.com

https://www.facebook.com/Transform-Architecture-267************/

AIC Management Co. Inc – Construction Management & Architects, 1st Dist., HCMC, Vietnam

Website: www.aicmanagement.net

Head office in London, UK - Atlas Industries Ltd. (Vietnam), Tan Binh District, HCMC, Vietnam.

Worked under direct supervision of Senior Architect Chris Leathnen (RIBA), Senior Project Manager.

Website: www.atlasindustries.com



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