Baraa Mahdi

Baraa Mahdi

Greater Los Angeles Area, CA, US



Baraa M. Mahdi

Torrance, 90505

Cell: +1 (310) 698-9852. Email:


Architectural Engineer

Professional Architectural Engineer with more than 6 years of experience in Architectural Design for houses, apartments, multi-story buildings, interior design and landscaping. Experience with programs Revit, CAD Architectural CAD, Google Sketch up, Autodesk 3D MAX, and Adobe Photoshop. Poised to contribute unique Blend of project-management and exemplary customer-support skills, along with commitment to excellence, to your firm’s value by ensuring that projects support strategic mission and objectives within scope, budget, and Schedule



  • Revit 2014-2015
  • Auto CAD
  • 3D MAX
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Google Sketch up
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Architectural CAD
  • Interior Design
  • Landscaping
  • Project Tracking/ Reporting
  • Project Communications
  • Scope/Requirements definition
  • Quality assurance
  • Internal and external customer support
  • Business process
  • Needs analysis
  • Tactical/strategic planning.




Architect Assistant, Los Angeles, California, USA 01/ 2014-present

Working at Pornumdari Inc. as an architect assistant. The Inc. specialized in design and construction work like hotels, residential, commercial and mix use design. Designing 17 dwelling units in foster Road Downey City, Proposed hotel in El Segundo Blvd., Hawthorne City, schematic design for senior citizen apartments in Torrance City, and dwelling units in Hoover city. Also, tracking the projects with the cities in all departments.


Architectural Engineer, Ministry of Higher Education, Baghdad, Iraq 04/ 2011-08/2012

Worked in the Iraqi Collage as an Architectural engineer.

Designed a center for research and studies at the university, A member committee of initial and final receipt for Three Of a complete projects, Architect designs supervisor on the proposed of Mimar UAE Company to design the Iraqi collage, Architect designs supervisor on the proposed Day French company to Design Iraqi collage.


Team Manager & Designer Architect, Iraqi Facilities Engineering Team, Al-Asad US Air Base, Iraq, 2010-2011

Leading a team include six Iraqi electrical, civil and mechanical engineers hired to take over the job of the U.S. Air Force’s facilities engineering team .leading the team to oversee quality assurance and control for all facilities, Utilities and construction on the base in a capacity that’s the military equivalent of city planners. And the small city that is Contingency Operating Base Al-Asad is more complex. The base has full sewage, water and electrical systems, Roadways that are constantly being adapted and improved, and any number of ongoing construction projects.


 Designer Architect, SEC (Special Engineering Company for Civil & Architecture) Iraq, 2009-2010

Designed facilities and barrack buildings for the Iraqi military in Iraq, and designed many houses, Landscaping at Tigris’s banks in al Hilla province.




CAD Manager, SGE (Secure global engineering FZE) Iraq, 2005-2007

Lead group of engineers for substation’s building in 6 province south Iraq and we finish all the drawings and submitted To the Ministry of Electrical and Power.


House Designer, (Albinaa Moaasir Bureau for Design, Contract Company) Iraq, 2003-2004

Designing many houses in many provinces of Iraq and Baghdad with interiors and landscaping.


Designer & Draftsman, (Janeen Kittana Bureau for Design and Contracts) Iraq, 1999-2004

Since 1999 to 2002 worked as a volunteer and draftsman, since 2002 to 2004 worked as a designer (Houses, Elevations, and Interiors).



Expert in building technologies, architectural area planning, and drafting.

Coordinate mixed-use and multi-family housing construction projects.

Expertise in various architecture models and technical skills.

Work well with vendors across commercial, private, and public sectors.

Proficient in hand sketching drafts and computer aided drawing.

Take concepts to creation while effectively managing all resources.



  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, University of Baghdad, 2003.
  • LEED Certificate classes, El Camino College 2014.
  • Revit classes Advanced level, El Camino College 2013-2014.
  • Architect Classes Drafting and Design, El Camino College, 2014.




  • Auto CAD Professional Training, Iraq, 2002.
  • Architectural CAD Professional Training, Iraq, 2007.
  • 3D MAX Professional Training, Iraq, 2003.
  • Quality Assurance for buildings, Al-Asad US Airbase, 2011.
  • Revit training, USA, 2012.
  • Sketch up professional Training 2009.


REFERENCES Available upon request


El Camino College, Torrance, Architecture

1-This is an advanced level drafting class covering residential buildings. The student will develop working drawings for a two story residence on a low sloping site. Instruction will stress the construction process, structural detailing and uniform building code requirements for residential Type V construction.

2-This advanced course in three-dimensional (3D) computer aided design for architecture uses various CAD software, including Revit Architecture, to teach Building Information Modeling (BIM) techniques. Topics will include computer animation, rendering, design analysis, and documentation of buildings. Students will create detailed computer models of buildings and generate floor plans, building sections, elevations, details and schedules from the model.

Jan 2014 - current

El Camino College, Torrance, CA, US, LEED

Feb 2014 - Mar 2015

Baghdad University, Baghdad, Bachelors, Architectural Engineering

Sep 1998 - Sep 2003

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