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Ranses Galindo

Ranses Galindo

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Motivated to collaborate in projects, with professionals and firms that practive with integrity, and mutual respect.
Additionally, I am a construction enthusiast, and I am always willing, able, and excited to be involved in the process of the assembly of building materials to create a fully functional product.
 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Gruzen Samton Architects, LLP, New York City, Project Architect (consultant)

Responsible for production/coordination of construction documents in conjunction with PM, Partners, and all Consultants. Delegate work to production staff, generated presentation boards for Client approval, conducted feasibility studies. Worked on federal projects, city projects, and private.

Apr 2011 - current
 

BHNT Architects, Project Manager

- Served as Project Manager and primary Client contact; responsible for development of construction documents.
- Managed project for medical office building/ rheumatology office.
- Oversight of construction administration process, resposible for project adherence to schedule and budget.

Jan 2010 - Mar 2011
 

Innovative Collaborations, Project Manager (Part-time)

- Oversight of all project operations, created office standards, delegated work to production staff, and conducted interviews for support staff.

Mar 2009 - Jul 2009
 

Holmes Hepner Architects & Associates, Project Manager

- Served as Project Manager and primary Client contact for up to seven simultaneous projects exceeding $15 million in construction cost. Responsible for development of Schematic Design and Design Development phases of prototype for largest Credit Union in Florida.
- Owner/Architect interaction to communicate project objectives during all phases of projects. Created presentation quality architectural models and renderings, and conducted site feasibility studies.
- Managed meetings with Construction Managers at all stages of projects for coordination purposes. Responsible for production, coordination, and oversight of construction documents with consultants. Construction administration; including shop drawing review and approval, site observation and inspections, field reports, onsite OAC meetings, RFI review, Construction Change Directives, Change Orders, pay request review/approval, and review of close out documents.
- Scheduled and coordinated of meetings with engineers and/or clients during production of construction documents, and construction administration phases of project. Participation in dispute resolution process.

Aug 2006 - Nov 2008
 

Arquitectonica, Project Architect

- Served as Project Architect for ARQ Design Studios multi-level office building during Schematic Design and Design Development. Program included 15,000 SF of office space, below grade parking garage and a roof garden with construction cost of $35 million.
- Developed, documented, and presented alternate designs solutions to Client for approval.
- Served as Project Architect for high-rise residential condominium in Miami Beach with construction cost exceeding $100 million. Responsibilities included creating addenda, shop drawing review, weekly onsite OAC meetings, construction change directives, RFI review/response, field reports.
- Additional contributions included coordination meetings with founders of the firm, Project Managers/Directors, Consultants, Engineers, and Contractors, Consultants, Sales Representatives, Construction Managers.

Mar 2005 - Aug 2006
 

Rodriguez + Architecture, Junior Architect

- Schematic Design and Design Development for renovations, additions and new construction, including mid-rise commercial, educational, and the United States Postal Service (includes restoration of Post Office listed in the National Register of Historic Buildings).
- Design Development for new construction, including coordination and participation in meetings with engineers and Client, and involvement of a CM to generate a GMP.
- Scheduled and coordinated of meetings with Engineers and Clients during production of construction documents, and construction administration phases of project.

Sep 2002 - Mar 2005
 

Education 

ARE Examination in progress - Estimated time of completion: April of 2013, BArch, Architecture

Oct 2009 - current
 

University at Buffalo, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1997 - May 2002
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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