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Alexander Chavdarov

Alexander Chavdarov

Anaheim , CA, US

 

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ALEXANDER CHAVDAROV LEED GA

 Anaheim, CA, 92808  (714) 414-5646  email: alcharov@aol.com

 

 

 PROJECT ARCHITECT/ PROJECT MANAGER

 

Innovative professional with 20 + years’ experience in residential, commercial and renovation projects. Professional with commitment to quality craftsmanship and thorough understanding of code compliance, permits, materials and constructability.  Expertise and valued skills in both traditional and contemporary design utilizing traditional and digital methods.

 

Executed extensive schematics and ensure accuracy and compliance of organizational standards. Multi-task numerous multi – million dollar projects and responsibilities under stringent deadlines to achieve optimal results. Utilize outstanding leadership and process improvement abilities to drive projects forward in design and construction phases.

 

CAREER & PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

 

Executed a number of projects for JFTB, Los Alamitos, CA, including:

ATC Tower: Renovation of Hangar 1 – ATC Tower                                                                                    2014

Morro Ridge: 800 mhz Radio Site, Laguna Beach                                                                                        2013/14

Building 7 Roof Replacement: 28,000 sq.ft. roof replacement and renovations                                          2013/14

Building 6 Roof Replacement: 36,000 sq.ft. roof replacement and renovations                                          2013

Youth Programs Support Area: New 3125 sq.ft. classroom building, 3,000 sq.ft covered eating area, volleyball and basketball courts, new parking and other site improvements.                                                                         2013

Hangar 2 Roof Replacement: 23,490 sq.ft roof replacement and renovations                                             2012

New Construction: Grizzly Youth Challenge Program Expansion, Camp San Luis Obispo, CA                 2012

Designed a number of classroom buildings, administration building and a library on this existing campus. Provided site improvements per ADA and City Ordinances.  

Starbase Classroom Building: 3,452 sq.ft. school building for fifth grade transient students                      2011

Building 55 Renovations: 17,118 sq.ft. facility for veterans of Iraq and Afganistan                                    2011                                                

 

Tenant Improvement / New Construction: Via Verde, Huntington Beach, CA – $ 9 mil. Approved            2009

Successfully completed the design of major upgrade in this large existing residential complex.  Coordinated meetings with City Officials and departments during design development. Maintained open communications with client at all time. Working in synchrony with consultants, constructed   new 18,500 square feet parking garage.  Designed 18,000 square feet of new residential units, leasing offices, private gym and other recreational areas over existing garage structure, approved by the City of Huntington Beach in 2009.

 

Tenant Improvement / New Construction: Linda Garden, Yorba Linda, CA, $ 13 mil. Completed            2009

Completed rehabilitation of 19 buildings for affordable housing on this existing site. Participated in all meetings with City officials and departments during design development, and maintained open communications with the client. Incorporated environmentally friendly concepts which provided the client with State and Federal credits. Designed new 9000 square feet building with additional units, leasing office, learning center and new outbuildings. Working in concert with the City, provided a major site improvements per ADA. Executed all design phases and construction administration.

 

Tenant improvement / New Construction: Citrus Grove – Phase 1, Rialto, CA, $ 25 mil. Completed            2008

Conducted major rehabilitation and upgrade for affordable housing on 40 apartment buildings, including a large number of accessible units. Coordinated all activities with City Departments, City Officials during design development.  Maintained open communications with client.  Designed  new 8,000 square feet Community Center and other outbuildings. Incorporated environmentally friendly concepts per City request. Provided substantial site improvements per ADA and City ordinances. Oversaw and resolved issues during construction phase, and issued weekly reports and RFI’s. Organized and finalized the design for Phase 2 and Phase 3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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New Construction:  Redlands, CA                                                                                 Completed            2007

Successfully completed the design for this $ 3.3 mil., 8500 sq. ft. custom home. Working in synchrony with the client and consultants, completely redesigned the entire site. Customized the new pool house, infinity pool and surrounding area, and incorporated green building design. Executed the schematic design, design development, construction documents and construction administration.

 

Performed multiple functions for other architectural firms in Southern California.  Managed overall project performances. Provided direct support to other functional project teams in the planning and execution of the job  including, resolving issues, managing resources and project coordination, interfacing with client representatives regarding the project’s progress. Projects included land design and development, Multi-family projects, Custom homes, Commercial, Tenant improvements and Dental offices.  

 

Telecommunications:

Developed sites for major PCS companies including Cox Communications, Pacific Bell, AT&T Wireless Services, Diablo Communications, Mountain Union Telecom, Cingular Wireless, Metricom Communications, Nextel Communications. Projects included Monopole sites, multiple carrier towers and varieties of tenant improvement sites. The rapid growth of this industry required a creative, immediate and qualified response on daily basis. Executed planning, design, construction documents and permits. Led and train personnel with the heavy work load. Guided and directed project teams and consultants for appropriate materials and systems and consistently meet project deadlines and budgets. Oversee and resolved issues during construction phase.

 

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES

 

Computer  - Microsoft Office, Excel, MS Project, ACAD 2011, Revit  2011,2013 and structural.

 

EDUCATION

 

PMP, New Horizons, Anaheim, CA                                                                           2012

BA in Architecture, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria

Construction Superintendent, Professional Building School, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

CAREER TIMELINE

 

Peyo & Associates, Laguna Beach, CA                                                                       2011 - Present

Project Manager/ Designer

 

Musser Architects, Inc., Costa Mesa,                                                                          2004 – 2009

Project Manager/ Designer

 

Khatri International Inc., Pasadena, CA                                                                      2002 – 2004

Consultant - Project Manager/ Designer

 

TELECOMUNICATIONS                                                                                                     1995 - 2002

 Glendale, Tustin, Irvine, Costa Mesa, CA

Consultant – Project/ Development Manager/ Designer

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

LEED GA

 

 

 

 


                                       
                                          
 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Peyo & Associates, Laguna Beach, CA, US, Project manager/ designer

Performed multiple functions for this company. Projects include Tenant Improvements on DOD facilities, new school facilities.

Mar 2011 - current
 

Musser Architects, Inc., Costa Mesa, CA, US, Project Manager/ Designer

Executed - wide ranging design and construction services for variety of clients. Partnered with clients, design consultants and others to consistently meet project deadlines and budget constarints.
Please see my resume.

Jul 2004 - Dec 2009
 

Khatri International, Inc., Pasadena, CA, US, Project Manager/ Designer

Performed multiple functions for the company. Orchestrated programming, planning, design, development, construction documents and construction administration while working in conjunction with clients, consultants and the architects.
Please see my resume.

May 2002 - May 2004
 

Daniel Haggerty & Associates, Glendale and Tustin, CA, Project manager/ Designer

Developed sites for major PCS companies including Cox Communications, AT&T Wireless Services, Diablo Communications, Nextel Communications. The rapid growth of this industry required a creative, immediate and qualified response on daily basis. Provided planning, design and construction documents.
Led and train personnel.

Apr 1998 - Mar 2002
 

Edwards & Kelsey Wireless, Glendale, CA, US, Project Manager/ Designer

Same as above.

Feb 1997 - Mar 1998
 

SBA, Inc. Wireless Communications Consultants, Costa Mesa, CA, US, Project manager/ Designer

Same as above

Feb 1995 - Mar 1996
 

BMA - Bror Monberg Architects, Newport Beach, CA, US, Project Manager/ Designer

Performed multiple functions for the company including programing, planning, schematic design, development, construction documents and construction administration.
Projects included Multi- family, Custom homes, Commercial, Tenant improvements.

Mar 1992 - Apr 1995
 

Education 

Project Management Institute (PMI), New Horizons, Anaheim, PMP

PMP Proffesional

Jan 2012 - Jul 2012
 

LEED, Anaheim Hills, CA, US, LEED GA

LEED GA, Green building design.

Jul 2011 - Jul 2011
 

Technical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria, BArch, Architecture

Architecture

Sep 1970 - Aug 1975
 

The Professional Building School, Sofia, Bulgaria, Construction Administration

Construction Superintendent.

Sep 1965 - Jun 1968
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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