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Cora Cervantes

Vista, CA, US

 

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Employment 

San Diego Unified School District, San Diego, CA, US, Project Manager

May 2014 - current
 

Imperial Irrigation District, Imperial, CA 92251, Engineering Technician II

- Assist with space planning allocation of owned and leased
facilities
- Create space design drawings for different office spaces
using AutoCAD and Revit
- Assist with the implementation of ergonomic evaluations for
all employees
- Prepare preliminary architectural drawings of proposed
remodels and/or additions for facilities using automated
drafting techniques
- Review federal, state, county, city building codes, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements to ensure projects are in conformance with regulations

Dec 2007 - May 2014
 

Imperial County Public Works Facilities, El Centro, CA, US, Building Project Technician

- Assisted in developing and designing programs to accomplish
approved alterations, construction, improvements and
maintenance to County buildings and facilities
- Supported Project Manager and Director of the department
with the organization of construction documents
- Applied ADA codes to project designs
- Generated construction drawings: elevations, site plans,
cross–sections, and details

Jul 2006 - Dec 2007
 

Development, Design, & Engineering, Inc, El Centro, CA, US, Project Designer

- Prepared project presentations using AutoCAD software and equipment
- Assisted in updating the City General Plan and Zoning Ordinance
- Designed graphic presentations illustrating land use, and other planning designations and concepts
- Created landscaping plans, site plans, conceptual maps, and other development maps and exhibits
- Created presentations in CorelDraw and PowerPoint
- Performed drafting and mapping assignments using computer-aided methods

Oct 2004 - Jul 2006
 

Yañez & Associates, Inc., Calexico, CA, US, Architectural Intern

- Utilized computer-assisted design software and equipment to prepare project designs and plans
- Designed commercial and residential projects directed by engineers
- Created site plans for residential projects conducted by engineers

Jul 2004 - Oct 2004
 

Madrigal Construcciones, Mexicali, MX, Architectural Intern

- Prepared working plans and detailed drawings from sketches and notes for engineering purposes
- Utilized computer-assisted design software and equipment to prepare project designs and plans
- Consulted with clients to determine functional and spatial requirements of new structure or renovation
- Generated construction drawings/plans: elevations, plans, cross–sections, and details
- Created 3 dimensional models using 3d Studio Max.

Jul 2003 - Aug 2004
 

Education 

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

Oct 2012 - current
 

Academy of Digital Media, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA, US, Certificate of Proficiency for Graphic and Web Design

A 12 week course in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver.

Jan 2014 - May 2014
 

Universidad Autonoma de Baja California (UABC), Mexicali, MX, Bachelors, Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture

Aug 1999 - May 2004
 

Central Arizona College, Coolidge, AZ, US, Associates in Arts

Aug 1993 - Jul 1995
 

Awards 

Departmental Award, Award

Recognition of outstanding scholastic accomplishment and
being selected the top student in the area of Building Construction at Imperial Valley College.

2010
 

Recognition from the United Veterans Council of Imperial County, Other

Appreciation for the outstanding level of commitment and
dedication provided during the renovation of the Veterans
Memorial Hall in Imperial, California.

2008
 

School Merit Recognition, Other

Awarded by Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Architecture
School for having the highest grade point average in
the state of Baja California, México.

2005
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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