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Daniel Ubovich

Daniel Ubovich

Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US

 

About 


PROFILE
* 25 years of experience in healthcare, education, hospitality, commercial/retail, industrial, multifamily and single family residential projects. Expert in all project phases, from maintaining excellent client relations and values, marketing, contract development, design and production thru construction administration and project close-out.
* 25 years experience with California Business Codes, California Building Code – Title 24, and ADA Access Guidelines (ADAAG).
* 20 Years experience with California Building Codes – Title 24, and OSHPD 1, 2 & 3 projects..
* 20 years experience with licensing division of the California Department of Health (CDPH, Title-22) and, NFPA-101 requirements.
* 15 years of experience with CEQA, Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), California Department of Education, Office of Public School Construction, DSA.
* 10 years experience with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
* 5 years experience with the Education Code 17406, 4217, 17250 procurements.

EDUCATION
* NewSchool of Architecture & Design – Master of Architecture, 2011 (Dean’s List, Graduated
     Summa Cum Laude, 2011)
* University of Southern California – Bachelor of Science in Architecture.
* Pasadena City College -  Associate of Arts in Architectural Technology.

REGISTRATION
* Licensed Architect - California, C16866
* LEED - Green Associate, pending
* NCARB - 71782

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCIES
* Strong organizational and time management adeptness
* Proven problem solver, with strong written and verbal skills.
* Excellent planning, scheduling and budgeting expertise.
* Outstanding interpersonal skills, Ability to present complex design concepts and theories in simplified terms of understanding in public hearings and board meetings.
* Highly motivated team player, comfortable in a fast paced working environment.
* Proven performance for accuracy and thoroughness.
* Experience working with elected officials, community groups, teachers, students and administrators.
* Ability to lead and manage highly skilled and matrixed teams.
* Exceptional analytical and research skills.
* Experienced in working environmental health and safety issues, education facilities, real estate development, public contracting code, design, management and alternative delivery models.

SPECIALTIES AND TRAINING
* Specializing in work related healthcare design and evidence based design. Provided consultation in academic work as well as consulting healthcare corporations and hospitals on the impact and use of organic materials, shapes, natural surroundings and natural light on patients' positive mental and physical outcomes.
* 14 year computer background in AUTOCAD (versions 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009, 2010, 2011 and ADT3.3).
* 20 years experience in MS Excel, Power Point, Project & MS Word.
* 2 years background in Google Sketch up (versions 6, 7 & 8).
* 2 years knowledge of Revit Architecture, completed Certified Autodesk training-2011.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES/AFFILIATES
* American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles, California Chapter
* Architectural Guild, University of Southern California
* Alumni Association, University of Southern California
* International Conference of Building Officials
* USGBC

AWARDS
* Glendora Community Action Award for contributing outstanding design to the city of Glendora.
* City of Rancho Cucamonga Community Design Award, Sixth Street Distribution Center.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
* Westwood College-Inland Empire. Adjunct professor within the B.S/Construction Management Degree program - 2012 to present.
* University of California at Riverside-Extension. Part-time instructor In the Interior Design Certificate program-2004 to 2008.
* The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire. Part-time instructor In the B.A./Interior Design Degree Program-2006 to 2007.
* University of California at Riverside-Extension. Part time instructor In the Construction Management Certificate program-2005 to 2006.

* Published Thesis titled "Healing Space - The use of natural surroundings, abundant natural light and organic shapes that influence a patient’s
positive outcome", 2011.

 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Westwood College, Upland, CA, US, Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct professor within the B.S/Construction Management Degree program

Jan 2012 - current
 

SWA Architects, Pasadena, CA, US, Senior Project Manager

Healthcare Architect.
* Supervised up to four personnel, ranging from interns to senior staff, with team responsibility for various OSHPD 1 hospital remodel and imaging replacement projects, OSHPD 1 Seismic VSI Improvement projects, OSHPD 2 Intermediate Care and Skilled Nursing facilities as well as OSHPD 3 stand-alone Medical office Buildings, from $1 to $10 million.
* Organized and implemented detailed design, production and CAD procedures along with fee proposals and project cost/budget scheduling.
* Developed, organized and supervised projects from initial feasibility thru construction/project close-out, including analyzing/responding to RFIs, preparing, implementing and acquiring approval of all OTC and/or field review OSHPD change orders.
* Coordinate design intent with construction drawings in relation to comparison with existing field conditions.
* Performed QA/QC procedures on all assigned projects, including detail checking compliance with Title-24/California Building Code requirements, California Building Standards and Administrative Code, DSA Accesses Compliance Reference Manual, ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) and California Business Codes.
* Maintained in depth coordination with OSHPD, consultants, Client representatives, clients/user groups and general contractors on all projects.

May 2011 - Nov 2011
 

URS Corporation, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Project Manager

Healthcare Architecture, Segment Leader.
* Supervised up to five personnel, with team responsibility for various hospital remodels, OSHPD 2 as well as OSHPD 3 stand-alone Medical office Buildings, from $1 to $5 million.
* Developed, organized and supervised projects from initial feasibility thru construction/project close-out.
* Coordinate design intent with construction drawings in relation to comparison with existing field conditions.
* As Quality Assurance Officer for the Architectural Department, oversaw all QA/QC audits and maintained QA/QC procedures on all projects with-in the department including ITR, detail checking compliance with Title-24/California Building Code, Los Angeles County Building Code, DSA Accesses Compliance Reference Manual, ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) and URS/California Business Codes.
* Maintained in depth coordination with OSHPD, consultants, clients/user groups and general contractors on all projects.
* Other responsibilities included overseeing and organizing, implementing and presenting schematic and design development drawings for client approval.

Jun 2007 - Dec 2010
 

SmithGroupJJR, Irvine, CA, US, Site Architect

On site Architect for the Irvine Medical Center
* Construction administration for a six story, 200 bed template, 434,000 S.F. hospital, MOB and central plant for Kaiser Permanente.
* Oversaw and directed all RFI, Change Order and submittal review processes.
* Performed QA/QC procedures on all aspects of the project, including detail checking compliance with the 2001 Title-24/California Building Code, DSA Accesses Compliance Reference Manual, ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) and California Business Codes.
* Coordination with OSHPD field ACO, DSE & SFM representatives on all field reviews and approvals.
* Act as a liaison between Kaiser and contractor’s senior project management teams to help facilitate an on-time project delivery.
* Provided construction teams with efficient proactive/problem-solving methodology on all as-built modifications, and coordinated drawing revisions with the main design team in San Francisco as needed.
* Coordinate design intent with construction drawings in relation to comparison with existing field conditions.
* Other responsibilities included coordinating, writing & publishing construction scheduled observation reports, reviewing TIO & IOR verified reports, overseeing the organizing, implementing third party testing and presenting schematic and design changes to the on-site Kaiser Management team, as required for client approval.

Jan 2006 - Jun 2007
 

HAYNES + OAKLEY, ARHCITECTS, Sierra Madre, CA, US, Senior Project Manager

Healthcare Architect, specializing in general hospital remodels and upgrades for new capital projects.
* Supervised up to five personnel, with team responsibility for various hospital remodels, and stand-alone MOB projects from $1 to $5 million.
* Organized and implemented detailed design, production and CAD procedures along with fee proposals and project cost/budget scheduling.
* Performed QA/QC procedures on all assigned projects, including detail checking compliance with Title-24/California Building Code requirements, DSA Accesses Compliance Reference Manual, ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) and California Business Codes.
* Developed, organized and supervised projects from initial feasibility thru construction/project close-out.
* Coordinated design intent with construction drawings in relation to comparison with existing field conditions.
* Maintained in depth coordination with OSHPD, consultants, clients/user groups and general contractors on all projects.
* Other responsibilities included overseeing the organizing, implementing and presenting schematic and design development drawings for client approval.

Apr 1998 - Dec 2005
 

WATG, Irvine, CA, US, Project Manager

Hospitality Architect
* Supervised up to four personnel with team responsibility for various hotel and leisure projects.
* Organized and implemented detailed production and CAD procedures, cost/budget schedules.
* Developed, organized and supervised working drawings along with in depth coordination with consultants, clients and public agencies on all projects.
* Performed QA/QC procedures on all assigned projects, including detail checking compliance with Title-24/California Building Code requirements, DSA Accesses Compliance Reference Manual, ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) and California Business Codes along with other regional codes.
* Other responsibilities included organizing, implementing and presenting schematic and design development drawings for client approval.

Jan 1996 - Apr 1998
 

Education 

NewSchool of Architecture + Design, San Diego, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Architectural design and Environmental/behavioral psychology research. Published Thesis titled "Healing Space - The use of natural surroundings, abundant natural light and organic shapes that influence a patient’s
positive outcome", 2011.

Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
 

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Architecture & Design theory

Sep 1976 - May 1980
 

Awards 

Summa Cum Laude, Award

Graduated in top 1 persent of M. Arch program

2011
 

Glendora Community Action Award for contributing outstanding design to the city of Glendora., 1st Place

Given by the City of Glendora Planning Commision for outstanding design and contribution to the city's built environment

1984
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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