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Frederick W. Brink

Frederick W. Brink

Logan, UT, US

 

About 

Frederick W. Brink, MArch

Architectural Designer/Intern

Award-winning master of architecture graduate with four years direct experience seeking intern (IDP) architect position with established firm. More than one college design was attributed to “sheer genius” by jurists. Designed a competition project which was honored at center stage and received outstanding prolonged attention by the visiting jurists. Earned employer recognition for having a creative and innovative ability in design that convinced client to expand original scope of project. Computer literate with extensive experience and knowledge of MS Office products as well as Adobe Photoshop, Microstation 5.0 2D/3D, 2008 AutoCAD 2D/3D, 2008 Architectural Desktop/2009 AutoCAD Architecture and 2008 Revit BIM software.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Small Business Administration, Washington, DC, US, Disaster Reserve Construction Analyst

• To serve as a member of the Disaster Reserve personnel in the Loss Verification department of a Field Office location.
• To conduct field examinations and perform a variety of tasks directed at verifying cause, determining extent, and estimating the repair/replacement cost of damage to personal, real, and business property that results from a catastrophe declared a disaster by either the President or the Administrator of the Small Business Administration.

Jun 2011 - current
 

Weller Architects, Albuquerque, NM, US, Architectural Designer/Intern

• Worked as Architectural Designer at Weller Architects on CAD construction document preparation for sixteen projects many for the Bureau of Indian Affairs (B IA). Projects included new construction, major renovations, medical facilities, schools, casinos, dorms, government labs and tech facilities.
• Work at Weller included research, CAD drafting, design, design sketches and renderings, details, and project specifications. Worked on projects from design development to contract
document preparation including all aspects of documentations, from title sheets to plotting final sets.
• Earned a (AAA) fully competent rating on overall performance review at Weller, performing at or above expected levels. Earned recognition for being “able to exceed desired performance levels in all aspects of professional architectural education.”
• Earned recognition while at Weller for being “a very valuable asset to the firm” and recognition for having “a creative design ability that was highly innovative enough to convince client to expand original scope of project.”

May 1998 - Aug 1999
 

ITT Technical Institute, Albuquerque, NM, US, College Instructor

• Developed and wrote Architectural Design Theory, CAD (AutoCAD 14), Algebra, Trigonometry, Structural Vector Math and Written Communications education lesson plans.
• Communicated concepts of commercial and residential Architectural Design Theory, Structural Vector Math, Algebra, Trigonometry and Written Communication Principles to students.
• Instructed students on building codes and construction specifications.
• Evaluated and graded students AutoCAD construction documents and other class assignments and tests.
• Organized and managed multiple field trips to construction sites.
• While working for ITT, earned recognition for having “a great connection with students – good pace, very natural and easy with students – will be an outstanding instructor!”
• While working for ITT, earned recognition for being “great and a tremendous help,” for being “a very good instructor and having genuine care for students.”

May 1997 - Dec 1997
 

Flatow Moore Shaffer McCabe, Albuquerque, NM, US, Architectural Designer/Intern

• Was recognized while at Flatow Moore Shaffer McCabe(FMSM) Architects, for “displaying very good verbal skills, communicating clearly and concisely, with written communication skills meeting the requirements of the position,”
• Was given sole responsibility for specifying snack bar kitchen equipment and modifying design shape and size to fit around equipment maintaining spatial requirements, while at FMSM.
• Was also given sole responsibility of finishing the design of entrance canopy, visually sizing curved truss members and vertical columns which remained unchanged after review by Chaves-Grieves structural Engineering Firm, also at FMSM.
• Openly and actively participated in meetings with client representatives and consultants, in all architectural positions.
• Responsible for catching design flaws as well as errors and omissions, particularly at FMSM.

Jun 1996 - Dec 1996
 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Architectural Designer

• Managed personal research, design, and specifications from initiation of projects to contract document preparation on multiple projects, mostly re-roofing and renovation.
• CAD software used was Microstation 5.0.
• Accumulated 2,929.5 hours direct work experience in the architecture career field.

May 1993 - Oct 1995
 

Education 

Central New Mexico College, Albuquerque, NM, US, Professional Development and Architectural Software Skill Improvement

• AutoCAD 2006/2008 2D/3D.
• Revit 2006/2008.
• Architectural Desktop 2006.
• AutoCAD Architecture 2008.
• Entrepreneurship and Business Plan Writing.
• 4.0 GPA with 29 Semester Credit Hours.

Jun 2007 - Dec 2008
 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

Professional Architectural curriculum

• 1996 UofM Alumni Society Design Award-Honorable Mention for final grad school design project.
• Alpha Rho Chi Professional Architecture Fraternity.
• Member AIAS.
• Graduated with additional Honors Points.
• 3.3 GPA.

Sep 1993 - Dec 1995
 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Professional Architectural curriculum

Before completing my undergrad I took five years off and returned in September 1992.

• Alpha Rho Chi Professional Architecture Fraternity.
• Member AIAS.
• Customer service and marketing were crucial skills in architecture education.
• GPA 2.8.

Sep 1985 - May 1993
 

Southwestern Michigan College, Dowagiac, MI, US, Architectural Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree: Architectural Technology
Associate of Science Degree: Pre-Professional Engineering

• Dean’s List of Honors.
• Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
• 3.3 GPA with 155 semester credit hours earned toward three associate degrees.

Jun 1981 - May 1985
 

Awards 

Outstanding Unit Award, 1st Place

Received Armed Forces in Europe Outstanding Unit Award for Excellence in Military Performance Readiness for participation in an international military exercise in Europe.

2013
 

Volunteer Appreciation Certificate, Award

Recognition from the NM Labor Council for outstanding community service as a volunteer.

2011
 

1996 UofM Alumni Society Design Award, Honorable Mention

Certificate

1996
 

Art Museum Honor, Other

Greek Parthenon watercolor renderings were on museum requested extended display at the Parthenon Art Museum in Tennessee

1995
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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