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Bruce Dimmig

Bruce Dimmig

Surprise, AZ, US

 

About 

Results driven, accomplished senior professional with more than 20 years of experience in Architecture, Construction and Government settings. Team leader with strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills. Expertise in synthesizing customer requirements, generating business / project plans and executing innovative and new architectural solutions. Solution-based, research oriented professional that has created value for municipalities, clients and companies.

Employment 

PROject Resource Origins, Surprise, AZ , Consulting Architect/Code Official

• TECW (The Energy Code Workshop) Instructor and Trainer (IECC: Residential and
Commercial)
• Certified Sustainable Building Advisor–Sonoran Desert Region
• Chair of AIA-Arizona Community and Developmental Affairs Committee
• MAG (Maricopa Association of Governments) Building Codes Committee participant
• WABO (Washington Area Building Officials) Technical Code Committee participant
• Provider of Technical Assistance for Energy Codes in Utah, Colorado and Arizona
• AZBO liaison with the Arizona Department of Health Services to coordinate requirements
• Residential and Commercial provisions of and Plan Review to the 2009 IECC Instructor; AZBO Educational Institutes. Major changes in the 2012 IECC
• ICC ABM–Cracker Barrel Presenter–Topic: Energy Presentations & working with Advocacy Groups
• Guest Instructor at Taliesin West for Code Development, Adoption and Enforcement
• An approved trainer of trainers for the energy codes
• 90% Compliance Evaluator Training (by PNNL) participant & Instructor to AZ-ICC Central
Chapter
• DOE sponsored webinar presenter on Energy Code Enforcement Best Practices
• GBCI Subject Matter Expert – LEED Green Associate Form Review Events
• Sub-Contractor to Energy Efficiency advocacy group (to promote energy codes/efficiency in
Arizona)
• Wrote article on Masonry (uses, energy/sustainability aspects) for CSI Specifier magazine
• Wrote specification for will bruder + PARTNERS for a project in Saudi Arabia
• Alternate for ICC Residential Energy Code Committee

Aug 2010 - current
 

Bureau Veritas, Avondale, AZ , Plan Reviewer as needed

• Performed LEED submittal reviews (Bureau Veritas is a Certification Bureau for USGBC/GBCI)
• Performing third party plan reviews and consulting services

Sep 2009 - current
 

Big Red Rooster, Tempe, AZ , Project Manager /Technical Director

• Office expert for codes, code interpretations and development
• Conducted field surveys and documented (drafted plans) for said surveys
• Detail development, consultant coordination, technologies application, mentoring of junior staff
as assigned, communication with clients
• Supervision of team members on each project, meeting time and budget for each project, client
satisfaction / service, coordination of consultants, specifications, contact with the AHJ's, and
ADA review
• Construction document preparation and back-check, customer service, project management
and project administration

Sep 2011 - Jun 2012
 

• Performed LEED submittal reviews (Bureau Veritas is a Certification Bureau for USGBC/GBCI) • Performing third party plan reviews and consulting services, Surprise, AZ , Senior Plans Examiner

• Managed plan reviewers, work flow management, responsible for plan review for IBC chapters
3, 4, 5, 6, and 11, PMT meetings for Prasada, TAC representative for building safety department,
work flow management and time card review for other reviewers, LPR reviews, electronic plan
reviews, yard / building agreements, communicated with and maintained Architect / builder
relations
• Worked with Smart Codes and its integration with BIM applications
• Coordinated and performed Energy Code reviews
• Applied cooperative teaming and project budget analysis to determine avoidable costs
• Conducted extensive analysis and implemented enhanced operational support systems
• Led plan review, ADA review, TAC reviews, meetings, customer service / relations, plan reviewer
coordination/collaboration with other departments and wrote comment letters
• Established continuous process improvement at all levels in organization
• Developed best business practices and implemented policies and procedures

Oct 2007 - May 2009
 

Ellermann, Schick & Bruno, Phoenix, AZ , Associate /Senior Project Architect

• Office expert for codes, code interpretations and development
• Used Revit to design and do construction documents for a new Safeway center (site and
building)
• Client manager for the Safeway account and created and procedures for business development
• Managed detail development, consultant coordination, technologies application, mentoring of
junior staff as assigned, communication with clients & consultants and employee CEU's
• In charge of team members on each project, meeting time and budget for each project, client
satisfaction / service, coordination of consultants, specifications, contact with the AHJ's,
construction document preparation and back-checking, ADA review and As-Built surveys
• Responsible for construction document preparation and back-check, writing specifications,
team member supervision, client relations, customer service, consultant coordination, project
management and project administration

Jan 2001 - Oct 2007
 

BPLW Architects and Engineers, Mesa, AZ , Project Manager

• In charge of team members on each project, meeting time and budget for each project, client
satisfaction/service, coordination of consultants, writing specifications, contact with the AHJ's,
construction document preparation and back-checking and As-Built surveys
• Fostered team spirit and open communication in all phases of the business
• Designed and implemented operational data flow diagrams to streamline business practices

Oct 1998 - Dec 2000
 

The Stichler Design Group, Phoenix, AZ , Project Architect

• Analyzed businesses, their markets, and their profit potential
• Managed team members on each project, meeting time and budget for each project, client
satisfaction / service, coordination of consultants, specifications, contact with the AHJ's, construction
document preparation and back-checking
• Managed detail development, consultant coordination, technologies application, mentoring of junior
staff as assigned, communication with clients and consultants

Jan 1997 - Sep 1998
 

Kurt D. Reed & Associates, Scottsdale, AZ , Project Manager

• Led team members on each project, meeting time and budget for each project, client satisfaction /
service, coordination of consultants, contact with the AHJ's, construction document preparation and
back-checking and As-Built surveys
• Developed and implemented business practices improving and reducing operating expenses

Nov 1994 - Dec 1996
 

Education 

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 1976 - May 1980
 

Dutchess County Community College (SUNY), Poughkeepsie, NY, US, Architectural Technology

Sep 1974 - Jun 1976
 

Awards 

AZBO (Arizona Building Officials) Chairman's Award, Award

Thank you for all your diligent work on the Code Review and Development Committee.

2010
 

AZBO (Arizona Building Officials) Award of Excellence, Award

For his dedication, professional, patient and persistent devotion to the service of AZBO locally and nationally.

2009
 

AZBO (Arizona Building Officials) Chairman's Award - Award of Merit, Award

For your outstanding and continuing contributions to the development of the International Code Council codes. Your countless hours spent in the code hearings sets a high standard for the rest of the AZZBO membership to follow.

2008
 

AZBO (Arizona Building Officials) Award of Excellence, Award

For his dedication, professional, patient and persistent devotion to the service of AZBO locally and nationally.

2007
 

AZBO (Arizona Building Officials) - Member of the Year, Award

For his work on the Code development Committee and exemplary dedication to AZBO and Building Safety within the state of Arizona.

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

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