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Wilma Abreu

Wilma Abreu

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Construction and Safety Consultant with experience developing and coordinating Site Safety & Logistics Plans for DOB Approval and Construction Project Management of retail stores.

• Bachelor of Architecture
• Certificate in Construction Project Management
• Proficient in Autocad Architecture
• Proficiency in New York City Buildings Information System (BIS)
• Knowledge of New York City DOB Safety requirements - Chapter 33
• Proficiency in New York City Digital Tax Map & City Map
• Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
• Good eye for detail; skilled in setting priorities
• Highly motivated to achieve set goals
• Webpage and Social media management

Employment 

Major Building Consulting LLC, New York, NY, US, Jr Safety Engineer/Jr Architect at Major Building Consulting

• Designed Site Safety & Logistics Plans for Alterations, Facade Repairs & New Buildings and prepared all necessary paperwork for filing with city agencies such as; New York City Department of Buildings and DOT.

• Designed CD5's/Suspended Scaffold drawings and prepared all necessary paperwork for New York City Department of Buildings, Cranes & Derricks approval.

• Meet with New York City Department of Buildings Plan Examiners to review and obtain approvals of Site Safety Plans and CD5's.

• Reviewing and advising on New York City Department of Buildings Best Squad and Crane's & Derricks objections, as well as arranging and tracking plan examinations to secure approval.

• Make drawings revisions as per clients request.

• Prepared Construction Engineering Drawings & Specifications.

• Conducted site visits for field measurements and drawing research.

• Developed and produced presentation materials, including plans, diagrams, details, etc.

• Accurately prepared and ensured timely submission of required documents for obtaining necessary building permits in accordance with customers' schedule objectives.

• Coordinated Special Inspections for large residential apartments on the East side of Manhattan. Essential work also included preparing and filing necessary forms to New York City Department of Buildings, managing and maintaining the inspection schedule in Microsoft Excel, as well as maintaining heavy correspondence with owners, architects, engineers and contractors on a daily basis. Provided schedule updates to Lead Project Coordinator and Inspectors, assess and resolve any issues reported by inspector on the field and provided project updates to Project Manager on a daily basis.

• Prepared and managed a detailed and professional web-based database for all assigned projects.

Dec 2012 - Oct 2013
 

New York City Department of Buildings, Manhattan, NY, Internship

INTERNSHIP- New York City Department Of Buildings, BEST Squad

• Assisting in the process of review and research of Site Safety and Demolition
application filings

• Researching the NYC Building Code, memorandums, policy and procedure notices,
records from the Buildings Department and other sources to
obtain structural and environmental information that is important to the plan examination
process

• Assisting the coordination, record keeping and tracking of the progress of the filing for
both Site Safety and Demolition projects

• Field Inspections with Supervisors:
Ensured all safety arrangements and measures are strictly followed in
high rise construction sites and properties in the city of New York. Sites Inspected:MSG,
Marriott Hotel New York, One 57 (The Park Hyatt New York) and many others.

• Observed workers to determine use of prescribed safety equipment, such as
glasses, helmets, goggles, respirators and clothing.

• Elaborate reinspections requests to dismissed DOB violations

• Elaborate Sign Offs requests (when construction/demolition project is finalized)

• Customer Service

Jul 2012 - Oct 2012
 

Fragola Nmore - La Lira 1, Plaza, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Commercial Retail Design

Architectural Retail Design- 100 sq ft
Retail Store “ www.fragolanmore.com , La Lira Plaza, DN, Dominican Republic

• Created unique architectural designs

• Collaborated with contractors to ensure specifications adherence

• Created renderings and perspectives

• Managed documents and coordinated mailings for all project phase

• Designed Store Logo

• Designed Window Display

• Designed Contemporary Mural

Jul 2010 - Oct 2010
 

Kecita Mod'l, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Commercial Retail Design and Project Management

Architectural Retail Design and Project Management - 262.4 sq ft
Retail Store “Kecita Mod'l” , Dominican Republic

• Created unique architectural designs according to client's demand

• Created renderings and perspectives

• Designed presentation slides using 3-dimensional CAD software

• Managed documents and coordinated mailings for all project phase

• Designed Store Logo

• Designed Window Display

• Electrical Design

• Lighting design

• Developed a budget, project schedule, document management, and project delivery in
time.

• Site visits to insure Architectural plan compliance and construction quality standards
were met

• Collaborated with contractors to ensure specifications adherence

Jul 2009 - Oct 2009
 

Fragola Nmore - Reymart Plaza, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Commercial Retail Design

Architectural Retail Design- 100 sq ft
Retail Store “FRAGOLA NMORE SHOES ” , Los Proceres Ave, DN, Dominican
Republic

• Created unique architectural designs, electrical and lighting design

• Collaborated with contractors to ensure specifications adherence

• Created renderings and perspectives

• Managed documents and coordinated mailings for all project phase

• Designed Store Logo

• Designed Window Display

Mar 2009 - Mar 2009
 

Education 

Site Safety LLC, New York, NY, US, 4 Hour Supported Scaffold user

4 Hour Supported Scaffold user

Mar 2013 - Mar 2013
 

Site Safety LLC, New York, NY, US, OSHA 10 Hour- Construction Industry

OSHA 10 Hour- Construction Industry

Jan 2013 - Jan 2013
 

OSHA Training Institute, OSHA 30 Hour- Construction Industry

OSHA 30 Hour- Construction Industry

Oct 2012 - Jan 2013
 

Pace University, New York, NY, US, Certificate in Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management Program

Oct 2012 - Dec 2012
 

New York University (NYU), New York, NY, US, Facade and Roof Systems

NYU- New York University,New York, NY
Facade and Roof Systems course

Oct 2012 - Oct 2012
 

Instituto Técnico Superior Mercy Jacquez, Santo Domingo, DN, Manufacturing and fashion pattern design

Introduction to Manufacturing and fashion pattern design Feb-Abril 2012

Mar 2012 - May 2012
 

Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña (UNPHU), Santo Domingo, DO, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor in Architecture

Oct 2004 - Dec 2011
 

Awards 

Highest grade in the class of Design 10 - Architecture, Other

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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