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Luis Acosta

Luis Acosta

Coral Springs, FL, US

 

About 

A hands-on architectural projects with more than 15 years of progressively responsible experience in coordinating, documenting, supervising, and managing commercial, educational, and institutional construction projects in both, the public and private sectors. Proven ability to organize and manage the time for construction document phases in order to reduce operation costs. Fluent in English and Spanish.

Professional Strengths:
• Planning  • Well-organized
• Project Coordination • Analytical Skills
• Able to work with others or independently • Ability to work to tight schedules
• Ability to efficiently manage • Strong Team Player
Key Achievements:
• Coordinated design packages to submit on time 100% of the projects.
• Enabled solid partnership with consultants to resolve coordination issues during construction documents to avoid future change orders to the clients.
• Successfully finished early 100% submittal and obtained and extra 30% profit for the firm
• Quick turnaround RFI’s responses and save operations cost.
• Handled multiple assignments simultaneously in a time constrained, high-pressure environment

EDUCATION:

LEED Accredited Professional – Green Building Certification Institute
Bachelor Degree in Architecture - Universidad de Buenos Aires Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1992
Building Superintendent Degree - E.N.E.T. No1 Otto Krause Technical High School
Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1982

COMPUTER

- Extremely Computer Literate
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, AutoCAD 2010, Revit, Photoshop, Windows XP.

TRAINING

- Participated in numerous Turner training offered to increase skill & proficiency related to assignments.
 

Employment 

Glidden Spina + Patrners, West Palm Beach, FL, US, Project Architect

 Lead project team from schematic design through the completion of construction documents for,
offices, retails, club houses, etc.
 Assisted in project reviews and resolution of problem areas
 Project coordinator for LANDMARK Submittals
 Assisted project teams through the completion of construction documents for various projects types
ranging from office building to building banks

Oct 2010 - current
 

Acai & Associates, Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, Project Architect

 Lead project team from schematic design through the completion of construction documents for school projects
 Assisted in project reviews and resolution of problem areas
 Managed and coordinated information to upload templates for LEED projects.
 Involved in meetings with clients, consultants and staff to resolve coordination issues
 Assisted project teams through the completion of construction documents for various projects types ranging from offices to research labs
 Assisted in schematic design studies for in-house and owner reviews.
 Managed AutoCAD 2010 project browser and navigator software to coordinate and complete construction documents

Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
 

Tercilla Courtemanche, West Palm Beach, FL, US, Project Manager

 Lead project team from schematic design through the completion of construction documents for school projects
 Assisted in project reviews and resolution of problem areas
 Responsible for day to day management of various ADA restrooms renovation projects for SBBC
 Involved in meetings with clients, consultants and staff to resolve coordination issues
 Performed construction administration duties including responding to RFI’s, preparing Modification Documents, reviewing shop drawings and attending construction meetings
 Assisted project teams through the completion of construction documents for various project types ranging from offices to research labs
 Assisted in schematic design studies for in-house and owner reviews

May 2005 - Jan 2008
 

Education 

Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, BArch, Architect

Apr 1983 - Dec 1989
 

Awards 

50 houses, 1st Place

Design a small complex for a little community in Avellaneda Buenos Aires , Argentina

1986
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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