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Fred G. Khalkhali

Fred G. Khalkhali

San Diego, CA, US

 

About 

Listed below is the sample of my daily duties for the past fifteen (15) years.

  • Preliminary building design/design development/construction documents (drawings, specs.)/building material selection and some interior design
  • Multi-disciplinary team of consultants coordination/reviews, including vendors
  • Preliminary cost estimating          
  • Client reviews and approvals at each design phases
  • Project budgeting/schedules and continuous monitoring
  • Review of UBC/CBC/IBC/Title 24/Energy/ADA/State and Local codes including Zoning
  • Application of Revit/AutoCAD/MS Office/MS Project
  • On-going construction document reviews to confirm design intent and conformance to quality assurance and best practice standards
  • Various plans approval/building permits by County/City/OSHPD/DSA etc.
  • Construction administration/various progress meetings
  • Preparation and maintenance of Meeting Minutes/Bulletins/Information Record, etc.
  • Review/approval & maintenance of RFI/Shop Drawings/Submittals/ Substitutions/Change Orders/Payment Request, etc.
  • Construction Observations/Inspections

Employment 

Self Employed, San Diego/Los Angeles, PROJECT CONSULTANT / PERMIT PROCESSING

Project programming with client; preliminary building design; design development; construction documents preparation(drawings and specifications) including landscaping and interior design/materials selection; assembling/managing and coordinating with multi-disciplinary team of consultants; client meetings; job site contractor's meeting; maintaining a project diary including information records, meeting minutes, contacts and distribution of such items to appropriate parties involved; client review presentations at each design phase; preparation of technical reports, studies and correspondences; cost estimating; establishing and maintaining project reviews and coordination timetable and schedules; various plans approval by agencies and building permits; UBC, CBC, IBC, Title 24, municipal code analysis including zoning, engineering, water and sewer and other land development requirements; construction administration; preparation of various documents such as RFI, CO, PR, Bulletins, etc.; construction progress meetings; review shop drawings, submittals, substitutions and change orders; AutoCAD / REVIT, various computer software programs including MS Office and MS Projects

Feb 2013 - current
 

Emre Arolat Architects, Istanbul, Turkey, PROJECT DESIGNER / CONSULTANT

Project programming with client; preliminary building design; design development; construction documents preparation(drawings and specifications) including landscaping and interior design/materials selection; assembling/managing and coordinating with multi-disciplinary team of consultants; client meetings; job site contractor's meeting; maintaining a project diary including information records, meeting minutes, contacts and distribution of such items to appropriate parties involved; client review presentations at each design phase; preparation of technical reports, studies and correspondences; cost estimating; establishing and maintaining project reviews and coordination timetable and schedules; local municipal code analysis including zoning, engineering, water and sewer and other land development requirements; construction administration; preparation of various documents such as RFI, CO, PR, Bulletins, etc.; construction progress meetings; review shop drawings, submittals, substitutions and change orders; AutoCAD / REVIT, various computer software programs including MS Office and MS Projects

Jan 2010 - Jan 2013
 

Rodriguez Park Architecture and Planning, San Diego, CA, US, PROJECT MANAGER

Development master planning; project programming with client; preliminary building design; design development; construction documents preparation(drawings and specifications) including landscaping and interior design/materials selection; assembling/managing and coordinating with multi-disciplinary team of consultants; client meetings; job site contractor's meeting; maintaining a project diary including information records, meeting minutes, contacts and distribution of such items to appropriate parties involved; client review presentations at each design phase; project budgeting and scheduling including staff requirements; project review with staff on weekly bases or as needed; preparation of technical reports, studies and correspondences; cost estimating; establishing and maintaining project reviews and coordination timetable and schedules; various plans approval by agencies and building permits; UBC, CBC, IBC, Title 24, municipal code analysis including zoning, engineering, water and sewer and other land development requirements; construction administration; preparation of various documents such as RFI, CO, PR, Bulletins, etc.;attending pre-bid meetings, bid openings and construction progress meetings; review shop drawings, submittals, substitutions and change orders; AutoCAD, various computer software programs including MS Office and MS Projects; supervising team members for accuracy and timely completion of the projects

Jul 2006 - Dec 2009
 

Roesling Nakamura Terada Architects, San Diego, CA, US, PROJECT MANAGER

Development master planning; project programming with client; preliminary building design; design development; construction documents preparation(drawings and specifications) including landscaping and interior design/materials selection; assembling/managing and coordinating with multi-disciplinary team of consultants; client meetings; job site contractor's meeting; maintaining a project diary including information records, meeting minutes, contacts and distribution of such items to appropriate parties involved; client review presentations at each design phase; project budgeting and scheduling including staff requirements; project review with staff on weekly bases or as needed; preparation of technical reports, studies and correspondences; cost estimating; establishing and maintaining project reviews and coordination timetable and schedules; various plans approval by agencies and building permits; UBC, CBC, IBC, Title 24, municipal code analysis including zoning, engineering, water and sewer and other land development requirements; construction administration; preparation of various documents such as RFI, CO, PR, Bulletins, etc.;attending pre-bid meetings, bid openings and construction progress meetings; review shop drawings, submittals, substitutions and change orders; AutoCAD, various computer software programs including MS Office and MS Projects; supervising team members for accuracy and timely completion of the projects

Jan 2003 - Jun 2006
 

Architects Mosher Drew Watson Ferguson, San Diego, CA, US, PROJECT MANAGER

Development master planning; project programming with client; preliminary building design; design development; construction documents preparation(drawings and specifications) including landscaping and interior design/materials selection; assembling/managing and coordinating with multi-disciplinary team of consultants; client meetings; job site contractor's meeting; maintaining a project diary including information records, meeting minutes, contacts and distribution of such items to appropriate parties involved; client review presentations at each design phase; project budgeting and scheduling including staff requirements; project review with staff on weekly bases or as needed; preparation of technical reports, studies and correspondences; cost estimating; establishing and maintaining project reviews and coordination timetable and schedules; various plans approval by agencies and building permits; UBC, CBC, IBC, Title 24, municipal code analysis including zoning, engineering, water and sewer and other land development requirements; construction administration; preparation of various documents such as RFI, CO, PR, Bulletins, etc.;attending pre-bid meetings, bid openings and construction progress meetings; review shop drawings, submittals, substitutions and change orders; AutoCAD, various computer software programs including MS Office and MS Projects; supervising team members for accuracy and timely completion of the projects

Aug 1998 - Dec 2002
 

Neptune, Thomas, Davis Architects, Inc., San Diego, TX, US, PROJECT ARCHITECT / MANAGER

Development master planning; project programming with client; preliminary building design; design development; construction documents preparation(drawings and specifications) including landscaping and interior design/materials selection; assembling/managing and coordinating with multi-disciplinary team of consultants; client meetings; job site contractor's meeting; maintaining a project diary including information records, meeting minutes, contacts and distribution of such items to appropriate parties involved; client review presentations at each design phase; project budgeting and scheduling including staff requirements; project review with staff on weekly bases or as needed; preparation of technical reports, studies and correspondences; cost estimating; establishing and maintaining project reviews and coordination timetable and schedules; various plans approval by agencies and building permits; UBC, CBC, IBC, Title 24, municipal code analysis including zoning, engineering, water and sewer and other land development requirements; construction administration; preparation of various documents such as RFI, CO, PR, Bulletins, etc.;attending pre-bid meetings, bid openings and construction progress meetings; review shop drawings, submittals, substitutions and change orders; AutoCAD, various computer software programs including MS Office and MS Projects; supervising team members for accuracy and timely completion of the projects

Jan 1994 - Jul 1998
 

Education 

The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, US, MArch, Architecture

Architectural Design (Structural)

Jan 1983 - Aug 1984
 

The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, US, BArch, Architecture

Architectural Design

Aug 1978 - Dec 1982
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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