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Residential Designer

Inverness, FL, 34453
September 09, 2008

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Michael Eschenbach

*** *. *****-*-**** Dr.

Inverness, Fl. 34453

OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position with an established architectural / construction / engineering firm that seeks innovation, creativity, team spirit and hard work.

SKILLS: I enjoy working with a team and am self-starting, motivated, organized and energetic. I have the flexibility to work from the company office or from my well-equipped office. I have 20 years of experience designing and building residential new construction and remodel projects. I have built my reputation by completing projects on time and within budget. I enjoy solving complex problems with innovative solutions.

The skills I have learned as a residential cad designer, general building contractor, marine engineer, construction estimator and cabinetmaker for the past 35 years would provide a valuable asset to your company.

The following are the skills I have acquired over my working career in which I am currently qualified:

Draftsman: Cad (Vectorworks), 2d plans, 3d modeling and animation.

Residential design, new construction and remodel.

Mechanical drafting.

General contracting and construction management.

Project management, estimating, scheduling and tracking.

Historic preservation surveyor and documenter.

Marine engineering: mechanical systems operation, survey and analysis.



Microsoft Suite, Photoshop, Acrobat, Fetch, Macintosh system troubleshooter.

Fluent in Spanish.

Employment 2008-2007 JCA - John Cullinane Associates Millersville, MD

Designer - Surveyor

Designer: Historic preservation rehabilitation designer.

Surveyor: Historic preservation field surveyor.

Employment 2007 Florida Friendly Designs, Inc. Inverness, FL

President - Owner

Residential designer.

Employment 2005-2007 Sanderson Bay Fine Homes Lecanto, FL

Design & Pre-Construction Manager

Designed all new homes and created new models (approx. 40/yr).

Managed design, bidding, change orders and upgrades from contract to site prep.

Converted all existing model plans from Auto-Cad to Vectorworks.

Value engineered all models.

Employment 2001-2005 E’bach Inc. dba Eschenbach Const. Co. Sonoma County, CA

President - Owner

Designed and built over 50 custom residential new home & remodel projects.

Increased sales from $500,000 per year to $1,500,000 per year.

Increased staffing from 8 to 24 employees.

Operated OSHA safety program.

Organized and donated work to Habitat for Humanity and local school district projects.

Coordinated and operated an apprentice mentorship program.

Employment 1988–2001 Eschenbach Construction Co. Sonoma County, CA


Designed and built over 250 different custom new construction and remodel projects.

Contracted and built 2 medical outpatient facilities.

Designed and built custom cabinetry for most projects.

Increased sales from $35,000 per year to $500,000 per year.

Employment 1978–1987 Work for Various Construction Co’s Sonoma County, CA

Cabinetmaker - Employee

Trained as cabinetmaker 2 years.

Worked on numerous new homes and remodels starting as a laborer and finishing as a foreman.

Built my own 2-story house.

Employment 1971–1978 Marine Engineering San Francisco, CA

3rd Engineer, Maritime Vessels

Worked as a U.S.C.G. licensed 3rd engineer on freighters & passenger liners

Received certificates of merit on 3 ships as an outstanding engineer.

Developed and operated guided tours through the engine room on passenger liners.

Education 1968–1971 Calhoun MEBA Engineering School Baltimore, MD

Marine Engineer, U.S.C.G. license, graduated Salutatorian.

Interests Watercolors, music, kayaking, gardening, cooking, design, computers.

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