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Joseph Zabrosky

Joseph Zabrosky

Oklahoma City, OK, US

 

About 

Employment 

SAIC Energy Environment & Infrastructure, Oklahoma City, OK, US, BIM & CAD Applications Specialist

. Provided support in software, hardware and workflow processes for a rapidly developing BIM environment across numerous offices across the country. This includes both BIM and CAD production environments for multiple disciplines.
. Provided assistance in maintaining a office culture for improved personal and business development. This mindset was reinforced with team meetings, specialized training sessions, and through individual mentoring.
. Developed training materials for improving and standardizing project team workflow. These documents included custom graphics, icons and layout for specific applications.
. Coordinated with the efforts of local and international IT support efforts to maintain a productive environment. Areas of involvement included communications, equipment setup/configuration, internal printing efforts, coordination with contracted printing providers, software integration, and general workstation performance.
. Modeled/produced graphics used in training, marketing, proposals, and client presentations.
. Started project projects with: making of project directories, creation of team models, writing of supporting documents. Also directed team BIM Kick-Off Meetings for all project discipline teams.
. Created content for use in BIM applications (architectural, mechanical, electrical lighting, electrical power, plumbing, fire protection, and site).
. Provided supplemental support for AutoCAD and add-on applications (CAD-Worx, CAESAR,etc.)
. Installed and maintained software deployments on local and remote servers used in a network licensed BIM/CAD environment.

Project experience (domestic & foreign): Aircraft hangars, Civic, Industrial facilities, Military armament compounds, Military offices, Retail supercenters, Sports Centers.

Apr 2011 - Oct 2012
 

DLR Group/WWCOT, Santa Monica, CA, US, BIM Manager / CAD Manager

. Developed and executed a tiered BIM implementation plan for California Region offices including developing procedures for office leaders, project managers, and production staff.
. Responsible for providing technical support for five offices throughout California. Also provided advisory support to multiple offices throughout the United States.
. Member of the Parent Company’s “Revit Council Coordinators” - responsible for developing standards, procedures and implementation practices for over 600 staff members in 22 offices worldwide.
. Continually reviewed procedures to develop and train staff for effective and efficient modeling of building environments. Programs were also developed for general BIM training to architects and managers.
. In charge of design, development and creation of parametric families for use in design, presentations, renderings, and construction documents.
. Interviewed, tested, selected, and implemented on-site print services for large format OCE and HP color equipment with integrated color management. The system implemented for use in a six-office region also communicates and shares data with the corporate accounting system. The new systems are yielding a cost savings and generates a higher reimbursable revenue opportunity.
. Provided support to both the local and national IT Departments for installation, deployment and training of new software and hardware.
. Performed duties as a technical liaison between architects, consultants, clients, contractors, and vendors. This included being a point of contact for both design-build and design-bid-build projects.
. Coordinated inter-office collaboration work efforts for integrating design, production, construction administration, interior design, forensic, and sustainability teams.
. Worked within the production teams for creation of project models, cad drawings, and construction details used in the creation of marketing graphics and construction documents.
. Programmed automated scripting routines for conversion of AutoCAD drawing files to meet project standards, client standards, and software requirements.
. Designed and authored reference materials for office standards, procedures, equipment operation, and general office practices. These were designed for consultants to aid in a collaborative project effort.
. Mentored and trained employees in AutoCAD, Revit Architecture and many other applications.
. Interviewed, reviewed and evaluated employee candidates.
. Key member in the integration team for the combination of “best practices” during the process of merging 3 successful firms (22 offices total).

Project experience: Civic, Courts, Detention facilities, Forensic studies, Higher education, Hospitality, Interiors, K-12 Education (Elementary, Middle, and High Schools), Mixed-use, Office, Public Safety, Retail, Sport centers, Sustainability.

Jun 2009 - Apr 2011
 

Fugleberg Koch Architects, Winter Park, FL, US, Production Support Manager

. Delegated to review office protocols in order to develop, propose, implement, and maintain more effective methods in drafting as well as other common tasks.
. Designed and authored an online operations guide for all staff for office standards, procedures, equipment operation, and general office practices.
. Assisted in establishment of the firm as an American Institute of Architects CES (Continuing Education System) Provider. I also developed and taught sessions for registered architects through this avenue.
. Designed and programmed a database application for reporting all professional / educational requirements and training seminars for each Registered Architect in their applicable states. This application maintained records over a 5-year period for 15 architects in over 25 states and US Territories.
. Developed an electronic filing system to increase standardization and speed as well as reduce errors, over-writing, and accidental deletions.
. Provided 3-D computer models, renderings, and graphics for presentation packages.
. Supplied technical assistance for, and between, clients in software and product design.
. Provided technical experience in drawing review, including but not limited to Fair Housing Design, Americans with Disabilities Act, Florida Building Code, National Fire Protection Agency documents, International Building Code, and numerous other standards.
. Mentored and trained employees in AutoCAD, Revit Architecture and many other applications.
. Developed and trained staff in waterproofing methods and construction detailing.

Project experience: Commercial, Hospitality, Master planning, Mixed-use, Multi-family housing, Retail, Senior housing, Student Housing, Sustainability.

May 2004 - Oct 2008
 

Buxton Drafting Services, South Burlington, VT, US, Drafting & Graphics Technician / Certified Instructor

. Responsible for creating clear technical documents for architects and engineers of many disciplines including architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering.
. Provided 3-D computer models, renderings, and graphics for presentation packages to promote new or remodeled construction as well as product parts and design.
. Supervised office production, scheduling of projects and client relations.
. Supplied technical assistance for, and between, clients in software and product design.
. Trained in national and local building and safety codes, and barrier free (Americans with Disabilities Act) construction.
. Responsible for marketing by producing large format graphics, logos, printable materials and web page content.
. Provided network administration, hardware support, and software support for two business teams.
. Designed and programmed company webpage.
. Autodesk AutoCAD instructor for many firms.

Project experience: Commercial, Existing condition evaluations, Higher education, Historic preservation, Mechanical engineering, Mixed-use, Multi-family housing, Office, Private residential, Public Safety, Retail, Religious, Structural engineering.

Oct 1999 - Feb 2004
 

Education 

Vermont Technical College, Randolph Center, VT, US, Architectural Engineering

BA (Equiv.)

Sep 1994 - Jun 1995
 

Vermont Technical College, Randolph Center, VT, US, Architectural Engineering and Building Technologies

AAS

Sep 1991 - Jun 1994
 

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