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Architectural designer and technologist

Calgary, AB, Canada
February 24, 2020

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Architectural designer with professional experience working on commercial, institutional, and residential projects. My architectural engineering degree was certified by Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) in 2018. I have been described as detail oriented, creative, personal and professional by clients and colleagues alike.


•Advanced AutoCAD, Intermediate in Sketch-Up, Revit, In Design, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office.

•Ability to conceptualize structural and architectural details in three dimensions.

•Understand the Alberta Building Code, Bylaw, and requirements for obtaining development and building permits.

•Quality asses and site visits during length of construction.

•Balances design creativity with client requirements.

•Strong work ethic, organized, accurate, and attentive.

•Ability to work independently within an integrated, team environment.

•Ability to complete daily tasks with deadlines in mind.

•Friendly, personable, and professional communicator.


Intern Architect, Trainee

FarMor Architecture, Calgary, AB. 2018

•Analyzed the Alberta Building Code for the residential apartment building in Calgary.

•Completed land use bylaw review, ensuring conformity of working drawings with

city zoning laws.

•Redrew the project including construction drawings.

•Studied wood construction specifically for residential apartment building.

Work Experience

Settlement Counsellor

CCIS, Calgary Catholic Immigration Society, Calgary 2018 – Present

•Planning and facilitating workshops, presentations, seminars with mainstream

agencies to promote cultural diversity and sensitivity.

•Delivering services in accordance with the “Resettlement Assistance Program”.

•Participating in the planning and implementation of programs and services for refugees.

Architectural Designer and Draft Person

Directorate of Construction, Iraq 2010 – 2016

Completed projects include office buildings, university campus, multipurpose hall, sport center, petrol Station, and multiple residential projects:

•Prepared schematic designs, and construction drawings for 18,298 sq. ft. office building project. delivered accurate service to meet client satisfaction.

•Created and developed presentation, and conceptual 3D models.

•Maintained communication between client representatives and directorate.


•Worked in a team to collect, analyze, and present data for a study report on university staff housing to determine the best development option.

•Worked with a supervisory team in both design and on site construction phases for university campus project with the area of 128.5 ha to assess the design on development phase, and construction progress during site visits. Identified problems and achieve best functional solutions.

•Solved challenging construction problems independently, contributing to directorate’s success.

•Enrolled with a designer team in a progress of a commercial renovation project.

•All projects met the budgets and client’s

Architectural Designer and Draft Person

Metra Engineering Consultant, Iraq 2008 – 2010

•Developed presentation and conceptual 3D models for an extension to a 16 unit residential complex, adding 38 new units in 3 separate buildings.

•Prepared schematic design and layout for a single custom 3-story family house, with pool, and small backyard garden.

•Prepared architectural concept, schematic design and construction drawings for a media complex, including10000 sq. ft. office building and 84,098 sq. ft. media building.

Volunteer Experience

Construction Worker

Habitat for Humanity, Alberta 2016-Present

•Working in a team of 4 volunteers to build a house, according to the blue print.

•Following direction for many tasks such as installing dry walls and Interior painting.

Office Administrator

CCIS, Calgary Catholic Immigration Society, Calgary 2017-2018

•Supported the coordinator of Computer Training for Employment’s Program to schedule various training sessions.

•Prepared database for computer training programs.

•Maintained effective communication with clients and assisted in program registration.


Architectural Practice in Canada Course, Athabasca University. 2018

B.Sc. degree in Architectural Engineering, University of Sulaymani, Iraq 1999-2004

(Certified by Canadian Architectural Certification Board CACB,

Ottawa, Ontario in 2018).


Revit Architecture Intermediate Course, SAIT, Calgary, AB. 2018

Project Management Certification, Calgary Public library, Calgary, AB. 2016

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