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Troy Murray

Troy Murray

Trenton, NJ, US

 

About 

Troy R. E. Murray
947 Revere Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08629
troyremurray@gmail.com
(732) 322-7185


EDUCATION
Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA
Bachelor Degree in Architecture, May 2006
Dean’s List

COURSEWORK
Design VIII Thesis Project   Sustainable Design   Urban Planning
Professional Practice    History of Architecture   Heavy Construction

STUDY ABROAD                
• Study of European Architecture (Germany, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Czech Republic) 
• Completed Design VII project of theater addition in Berlin, Germany
• Completed Programming course for thesis project in following semester

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
Engineering: HVAC, foundations, wood structures, steel structures, concrete structures
Design: Residential, commercial, steel, wood, and concrete structures
Software: AutoCAD 2011, Revit 2010, Architectural Desktop, Micro GDS 10, VectorWorks,                                                 Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, iLife Suite (Mac)

THESIS PROJECT
• Dance school and theater located in Berlin, Germany
• Large scale project approximately 5,000 square meters
• Study of rhythm creating movement and space
• Includes public and private zones for public users and private space for students

ARCHITECTURE EXPERIENCE
Clarke Caton Hintz, Trenton, NJ       Feb 2011 – May 2012
Junior Architect/Designer
• Participated in site surveys and field work at all project phases on differing projects
• Prepared design and construction documents (using AutoCAD) at various project phases
• Prepared drawings and presentation boards using AutoCAD and Adobe Photoshop
• Delivered various documents to various consultants and government officials
• Collaborated with engineers ensuring completion of projects within designated deadlines

 

PS&S Architecture and Engineering, Warren, NJ      May 2010 - Aug 2010
Junior Architect (Contract)
• Took measurements and analysis in the field to prepare as-built drawings
• Prepared as-built document packages using AutoCAD and Revit (one client needed a C.O.)
• Constructed multiple study models for design development and client meetings
• Delivered construction documents to the NJ Department of Community Affairs in Trenton
• Collaborated with in-house engineers ensuring completion of projects within designated deadlines

MJ Sagan Architecture, Princeton, NJ       Fall/Winter 2009
Independent Consultant
• Took measurements in the field to prepare as-built drawings
• Aided in Schematic Design process using AutoCAD
• Prepared awards submission booklet using Adobe InDesign

 

RMJM Hillier Architecture, Princeton, NJ      Sept 2006 - Oct 2008
Junior Architect
• Prepared SD, DD, and CD drawings using various CAD platforms
• Constructed commercial models for clients and in house models for design reviews
• Constructed several study models for design competition in Dubai
• Contributed to meetings with consulting engineers and clients
• Prepared drawings for various presentations using CAD software and Adobe Photoshop

Harvard Business School: Department of Operations, Cambridge, MA   Summer 2005
Intern
• Updated campus floor plans using AutoCAD
• Ensured that recently acquired buildings were added to list of CAD drawings
• Maintained photographic record of on campus construction, ensured timely completion
• Created safety signs and fire evacuation plans placed in residence halls and other buildings

 

Wilson Woodridge Architects, Glen Ridge, NJ      Summer 2001 - 2004
Intern and Clerical Assistant
• Constructed commercial models with colleagues to be presented to clients
• Prepared construction documents for commercial and residential projects using AutoCAD 2000
• Took measurements in the field for residential projects
• Delivered and received important documents to and from the city promptly and safely
• Corresponded with clients to ensure the creation of quality design within designated deadlines

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Former Chapter Vice President of the National Society of Black Engineers   Fall 2002 -Spring 2003
• Arranged trips to out-of-state conferences
• Organized programs and events for students and faculty of the Wentworth community
• Prepared agendas and other important documents used by other members of our chapter’s executive board

RA (Resident Assistant)        Fall 2004 - Spring 2005
• Serve as a liaison between administration and students to ensure residence hall policies are enforced
• Implement programs that enable residents to interact with one another
• Aided student residents in the resolution of all residence hall issues and questions

AFFILIATIONS/ADDITIONAL SKILLS
• Former member of AIAS
• Intern Development Program
• Public Speaking, participated in the New Jersey Orators program

 

References and portfolio available upon request
 

Employment 

Clarke Caton Hintz, Trenton, NJ, US, Designer

• Participated in site surveys and field work at all project phases on differing projects
• Prepared design and construction documents (using AutoCAD) at various project phases
• Prepared drawings and presentation boards using AutoCAD and Adobe Photoshop
• Delivered various documents to various consultants and government officials
• Collaborated with engineers ensuring completion of projects within designated deadlines

Feb 2011 - May 2012
 

PS&S Architecture and Engineering, Warren, NJ, US, Junior Architect

• Took measurements and analysis in the field to prepare as-built drawings
• Prepared as-built document packages using AutoCAD and Revit (one client needed a C.O.)
• Constructed multiple study models for design development and client meetings
• Delivered construction documents to the NJ Department of Community Affairs in Trenton
• Collaborated with in-house engineers ensuring completion of projects within designated deadlines

May 2010 - Aug 2010
 

MJ Sagan Architecture, Princeton, NJ, US, Independent Consultant

• Took measurements in the field to prepare as-built drawings
• Aided in Schematic Design process using AutoCAD
• Prepared awards submission booklet using Adobe InDesign

Nov 2009 - Dec 2009
 

RMJM Hillier, Princeton, NJ, US, Junior Architect

• Prepared SD, DD, and CD drawings using various CAD platforms
• Constructed commercial models for clients and in house models for design reviews
• Constructed several study models for design competition in Dubai
• Contributed to meetings with consulting engineers and clients

Sep 2006 - Oct 2008
 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Intern

• Updated campus floor plans using AutoCAD
• Ensured that recently acquired buildings were added to list of CAD drawings
• Maintained photographic record of on campus construction, ensured timely completion
• Created safety signs and fire evacuation plans placed in residence halls and other buildings

May 2005 - Aug 2005
 

Wilson Woodridge Architects, Glen Ridge, NJ, US, Intern and Clerical Assistant

(I worked here every summer except the summer of 2002)

• Constructed commercial models with colleagues to be presented to clients
• Prepared construction documents for commercial and residential projects using AutoCAD 2000
• Took measurements in the field for residential projects
• Delivered and received important documents to and from the city promptly and safely
• Corresponded with clients to ensure the creation of quality design within designated deadlines

Jun 2001 - Aug 2004
 

Education 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, BArch, Architecture

COURSEWORK
Design VIII Thesis Project Sustainable Design Urban Planning
Professional Practice History of Architecture Heavy Construction

STUDY ABROAD
• Study of European Architecture (Germany, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Czech Republic)
• Completed Design VII project of theater addition in Berlin, Germany
• Completed Programming course for thesis project in following semester

THESIS PROJECT
• Dance school and theater located in Berlin, Germany
• Large scale project approximately 5,000 square meters
• Study of rhythm creating movement and space
• Includes public and private zones for public users and private space for students

Sep 2001 - May 2006
 

Skills 



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