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Jongmin Kim

Jongmin Kim

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Jongmin Kim 687  Stewart Avenue,  Staten Island  NY  10314
Registered Architect in NY/ NJ, Certified Passive House Consultant,  LEED AP

646.209.7997     jongmin_k@hotmail.com

EDUCATION The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and Science
Bachelor of Architecture, 1996

EXPERIENCE Perkins Eastman Jan. 2007 ~ Present 

15 Union Square West, NY  Project Manager/Construction Admin.
Luxury condominium tower with retails.   15usw.com
 Managed the small team to provide Construction Administration services for fast-track project.  Trained and supervised junior members by granting CA roles and expose them to field experience.   Planned team’s schedule for efficiency and multi tasking.
 Proposed the architectural/ construction remedies to the GC for errors and mismanagement by contractors during the construction.  Reviewed the additional service fee and scope per numerous changes.
 Coordinate multi faceted tasks with interior designer, MEP engineers, marketing rep and owner.  Conduct bi-weekly coordination meeting with consultants and GC to propose construction resolution for changes. 
 Reviewed and approved construction payment by field observations and building material status checking.
 Developed a trust with GC and owner in Construction Administration tasks by constant and honest communication.  

Marrakech Club House, Marrakech, Morocco Project Architect
A private golf club house for luxury resort in Morocco.
 Assembled a team in short time and provided Construction Document in fast track method.
 Coordinate consultant and designer into a solid team for best result.

Skidmore Owings & Merrill  Apr.2006 ~ Jan. 2007 

Lotte tower, Seoul, S. Korea  Project Architect
550m tall super tower for mixed-use in Korea. (Project dismissed by owner) 
 Managed the large team (40 persons) with other project architects.  Present tasks and schedule to project manager at weekly meeting to meet the deadline.
 Provided DD set with BIM system (Revit) and coordinate design with structure, MEP and vertical transportation consultants.

Cetra/Ruddy Inc. Jan. 2005 ~ Apr. 2006 

Tower 54, New York, NY  Sir. Designer/ Project Architect
Mid rise condominium façade replacement & renovation
 Proposed façade replacement designs and details to new owner of condominium.  Coordinate designs with marketing rep, building management and curtainwall consultant.
 Conduct a meeting with GC and owner for refining the construction schedule and method so that the existing tenants can safely occupy their units while the façade gets replaced from outside.

Swanke Hayden Connell & Partners  Oct. 2001 ~ Jul.. 2004

650 Madison Avenue, New York, NY   Project Architect
Mid rise office building facade replacement and renovation project. (Project dismissed by owner) 
 Proposed the stone-clad curtain wall system to replace inefficient existing brick façade. Coordinate curtainwall system with consultants for optimum design for construction.
 Upgraded existing MEP system with engineers for efficiency.   The Design Development set was issued for cost estimate. 
 Managed the team’s schedule for fast track process.
 Coordinate with GC and consultants for construction methods and details.

United Jewish Appeal Head quarters, New York, NY  Job captain
Mid rise office building façade replacement (brick facade to glass/aluminum curtain wall) and renovation.
 Designed and coordinated the curtainwall details and supervised team as a captain.
 Participated in overall MEP system upgrading by coordinating team’s work.
 Coordinate with GC and consultants for construction methods and details.


Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn, NY Tech. Coordinator/Construction Admin.
New 14 story office building on top of shopping mall building. 
 Participated from Schematic Design to issuing Construction Administration for fast track project.  Worked closely with design team to introduce a curtain wall with terracotta panel and unitized aluminum mullion system, and coordinated exterior wall assembly with consultant.
 Direct GC and manufacturer for constructing the new type of curtain wall for the first time.  Careful shop drawing review and coordination were performed in earlier phase and then, routine field observation/ coordination with contractor were performed at construction site.


9 Metro Tech South, Brooklyn, NY  Tech. Coordinator/ Construction Admin.
New 19 story office building (Blue Cross Blue Shield). 
 Produced the Construction Document in series phases for fast track construction process.  Construction Admin. tasks were performed while CD was prepared for shortening the schedule. 
 Reviewed and coordinate the shop drawings with GC throughout the construction.  Proposed a number of alternate construction means/methods to save the time and cost.

100 Center Street, New York, NY  Tech. Coordinator/ Construction Admin.
Façade and roof restoration project for New York County Supreme Court building. 
 Coordinated historic preservationists’ proposal and engineers’ survey to prepare a complete set of CD. Deterioration of façade and monumental of entrance were analyzed and restoration means & method were addressed on document.
 Direct the GC and awarded sub contractor in construction details, and performed constant observation at job site for quick review/ approve procedure of their jobs.


Gwathmey Siegel Associates  Jun. 1998 ~ Jan. 2001

Akron-Summit County Public Library, Akron, OH  Construction Document
Renovation and expansion of existing library (134,000sf new and 100,000sf renovation). 
 Worked on Schematic Design and Design Development.

Matlins’ Apartment, New York, N.Y.  Project Architect   
High-end apartment renovation.
 Involved in the multi-faceted processes of Design Development to Construction Documents.
 Oversee/ direct the demolition work of 5000 sf. of apartment by the contractors.

Malibu Residence, Malibu, CA. Construction Document/ Construction Admin.   
New high-end private resident. 
 Involved in CD and Construction Admin. phase.
 Coordinate architecture details with GC for clarifications.  Support GC with bidding session with supplemental information.

Saint Vincent Comprehensive Cancer Center, New York, N.Y.   Construction Admin.
The largest cancer center in the Northeast (65,000sf).
 Played an active role in Construction Administration: change order review, shop drawing review, attend construction coordination meeting with GC and owner’s rep.
 Successfully completed construction administration task in delayed schedule.

Anderson Associates  Nov. 1996 ~ Jun. 1998 

Alhambra Apartment, Brooklyn, NY  Construction Document/ Construction Admin.
Historic preservation and restoration of 120 years old abandoned apartment building. 
 Performed site survey, produced Construction Document and coordinated contract teams.

Ariana Condominium, Brooklyn, NY  Construction Document/ Construction Admin.
Conversion of warehouse into high-end condominium complex.
 Participated in Construction Documents and Construction Admin.
 Support the internal construction teams with field survey and sub contractor orientation.
      
SKILLS AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Photoshop, Microsoft office, Bilingual (Korean).

INTERESTS  Real estate development, Weekend house renovation.


 

Employment 

Perkins Eastman, proj. manager

-manage team, over see & coordiate project's progress, propose project budget & schedule, etc..

Jan 2007 - current
 

Education 

The Cooper Union, BArch, architeture

Oct 1990 - Jul 1996
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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