Damian Gerard Curran Associates, Playa del Rey, CA, US, Project Manager
•Coordination and production of construction documents included:
Photo documentation, As-builts (site survey and documents), Preparation of specifications and general notes, Document layout/storybaords, Design and detailing, MEP consultant coordination, Processing through local building departments and DSA, Revisions and change specifications, archiving.
o Private residences
o Institutional - private
o Institutional – LAUSD “Modernization” projects: Participation with District bid and contractor selection, Correspondence with the District/consultants/DSA and contractor, Observation and reports, Attended contractor weekly meetings, Processing of correspondence (RFI/RFC’s, submittals, shop drawings, RFP;s), Coordination of Architects consultants (MEP), preparation of drawing change specifications and as-built documents.
•Performed analysis of many structures involved in construction defect litigation
o Photo documentation, Defect cause & remediation, Construction document analysis and building Code compliance/research, Destructive Testing (Planning, coordination, execution, documentation, reconstruction).
o My investigative nature allows me to identify and solve issues as a result of years of experience in architecture and construction. Construction litigation exposure gives me an uncommon perspective of the industry and the chance to troubleshoot projects in a unique way at all phases.
Wilshire Blvd. Temple School Deck Repairs•Playa del Rey Residence•Bay Cities Laundry Condominiums Consultation and Repairs•Curran Residence•Tarzana Courts Condominiums•Woods Residence Addition•Denker Avenue Elementary School South Building Reconstruction (11,000s.f./$253k)•Amestoy Middle School Campus Reconstruction (16,000s.f./$426k)•Peary Junior High School Campus Reconstruction(64,000s.f./$1.3M)•Asher Residence•Hughes Residence Remodel•Dana Point Property Development•Gavilan Heights Master Planning & Specific Plan Development• •Wilshire Blvd. Temple School•Jewish Home for the Aging•Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa•Baldwin Residence•One Harbor Drive Condominiums•TREO Condominiums•Anstey Residence•Newport Garage Design•Glendale Office Building•Bacara Resort & Spa•Burlington Apartments•Park Hyatt Hotel•Yukon Avenue Warehouse•Berlinsky Apartments•Orange County Cancer Center•Brand Ave. Office Building
•Prepared presentations (print & electronic) for trial and mediation exhibits: Over 50 cases, several involving multi-million dollar disputes / resolution
•Types of jobs: Residential (single / multi-family), Condominium, Hotel, Institutional, Industrial , Health care.
•Photo database management – created system that could manage thousands of photo files per job for ease of recall and organization for presentation.
•Designed, installed and managed company computer network: Management of archival job files,
Research of equipment for purchase and integration.
Turner Construction Company, Assistant Superintendent/Engineer
Responsible for the management of trades in the field during construction. Supervision included: scheduling of trades, coordination of daily activities, quality control/safety inspections and reports, submission of requests for information to architect and consultants, submittal review, monthly billing approval, review of bulletins/construction document revisions and appropriate direction of field staff.
Preparation and execution of punch lists, operation & maintenance manuals, meeting minutes. Correspondence with client and subcontractors regarding scheduling, billing, etc. Assisted project engineer and superintendent with typical on-site operations.
Galvin Cristilli Architects, Intern
Duties ranged from draftsman transforming schematic designs into details, working drawings, and presentations, plan submittal and follow up, site analysis/investigation/ surveying, model making, photography, preparation of proposals and reports. Computer aided integration of information into work when possible.
Investigative expertise consisted of several in-depth surveys of existing roofing conditions, documentation and involvement in problem solving.
Formai & Co., Labor
Assisted Foreman with installation of stone facing and site hardscape elements on the hotel and retail complex of the Olympic Village in Barcelona, Spain for the 1992 Summer Olympic Games.
Lipham Construction Company, Draftsman
Design and drafting of projects for construction.
University of Southern California (USC), BArch, Architecture