Ian Kessinger

Ian Kessinger

Norwalk, CT, US


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Roger Ferris + Partners, Westport, CT, US, architect

Building Systems Coordination
Construction Observation
Schematic Design and Development

Oct 2013 - current

BD Remodeling & Restoration, Fishers Island, NY, US, Assistant Project Manager

Assistant Project Manager
Currently assisting in construction management of three residential projects in various stages of design and construction.

- Composing estimates for bid packages
- Coordinating trades and sub-contractors
- Ordering materials and organizing specifications
- Inspecting work on site to evaluate quality and coordination with drawings
- Checking shop drawings for conformance and accuracy in accordance with built conditions and design intent

Feb 2012 - Oct 2013

Sam Fitzgerald Architect, PC, Greenwich, CT, US, Junior Architect

Junior Architect - Job Captain Greenwich, CT
- Assist in project management by coordinating 2-3 person teams to produce Construction Documents and conduct Construction Administration for residential projects
- Research specifications and coordinate with vendors, manufacturers and engineers
- Review contractor's request for payments
- Meet with clients to establish design goals for finishes, built-ins and hardware during construction
- Support and assist lead architect in all phases of planning and design
- Design furniture pieces and light fixtures

Jan 2011 - Oct 2013

BD Design inc, Greenwich, CT, US, Designer - Job Captain

Intern Architect
- Produced Construction Documents from Programming phase through Contract Administration:
- As-built and cataloged historic hardware, timber frames and fireplaces for reuse in new construction
- Produced schematic drawings and 3D models using SketchUp and hand sketches
- Evaluated code and zoning requirements, secured permits
- Produced Bid Documents, Construction Documents and SKs

Aug 2005 - Dec 2010

Lerner Ladds Bartels, Providence, RI, US, Drafter

- Assisted design on projects include a newly constructed Church, a newly constructed Library and the renovation of another Library:
- Constructed whiteboard models
- Picked up redlines for construction
- Created interior elevation drawings
- As-built drawings of existing structures

Jun 2004 - Aug 2004


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2003 - May 2005

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