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Jeffrey Riggs

Jeffrey Riggs

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, US

 

About 

JEFFREY V. RIGGS
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25 Pecos                C (949) 233-1553
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688             jriggs09@cox.net________________________________________

PROJECT ARCHITECT
Executive Profile
Project Architect with 15+ years experience in the architectural industry, providing value added time saving techniques to strengthen company goals and objectives.
Strong leadership skills, able to motivate personnel to achieve optimal production levels while maintaining high quality and best practices. Clear communicator, both oral and written with excellent interpersonal skills; interface effectively with coworkers, management and clients.
Career Achievements
• Licensed Architect in California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado and Arizona
• NCARB Certification
• Architect of Record / Primary Client Contact / Project Leader
• Built and managed successful client relationships with private and publicly traded Builders and Developers as well as private non-profit organizations, ensuring all business needs were met.
Professional Background
ARCHITECTS ORANGE, Orange, CA
Project Architect, 2011- Nov. 2012

• Responsible for the design development process and integration to construction documents for Recreation Buildings and Leasing Offices for a variety of multi-family residential product types ranging from garden style walk-up to wrap apartment projects.
• Responsible for Client Coordination, Consultant Coordination, Agency Processing, Code Compliance and Accessibility Compliance.
• Active member for multiple inter-office teams in the timely completion of construction documents and detail development for a variety of multi-family residential project types.

WILLIAM HEZMALHALCH ARCHITECTS, Santa Ana, CA
Principal / Project Architect, 1996 – Nov. 2008, Consulting Architect, 2009-2010
An award winning architecture and planning firm globally recognized with 26 years of progression and cutting edge architectural design that is tailored to the land, environment, community, consumer- market and client objectives.

• Responsible for the timely completion of the design development process; integration to construction documents for a variety of single-family and multi-family residential product types, club houses, light commercial, institutional, and religious facilities.
• Managed the activities of (10) qualified staff personnel; employed leadership and proactive management styles ensuring operational proficiency and timely completion of assigned projects within or under timeframe and budget.
• Led multiple projects simultaneously, successfully achieved milestones; ensuring projects complied with all cost, and scope specifications.
• Competent in all phases of the project delivery process and code compliance.
• Provided quality control and construction administration services.
• Goal-oriented, efficient, accurate and detail oriented.
• Ability to learn company procedures and advancing technologies very quickly.
• Knowledgeable with LEED / Green Building techniques.

J.P. DARLING & ASSOCIATES, Newport Beach, CA
Project Manager, 1994 - 1996
Responsible for creating construction documents for a variety of religious facilities, private schools and aviation headquarters.

• St. Lorenzo Catholic Church, Walnut, CA.  
• Developed earthquake evaluation reports with complete graphic representation drawings for two catholic schools in San Fernando, CA.
• Martin Aviation Headquarters, John Wayne Airport, Costa Mesa, CA.

MARTIN - RIGGS ARCHITECTS, Laguna Niguel, CA
Partner, 1990 - 1994
• Responsible for generating new business, contract negotiation, client and consultant coordination, design development, construction documents, and construction administration for a variety of custom homes in Ritz Cove and Bear Brand exclusive neighborhood communities.


Education
B.A., Architecture
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, 5yr. accredited degree

A.A., Architecture
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
Technical
Proficient in AutoCAD / Autodesk 2006-2010, Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Introduction to BIM-Revit Architecture 2009, 40 hours of certified training to date.

Employment 

Architects Orange, Orange, CA, US, Project Architect

•Responsible for the design development process and integration to construction documents for Recreation Buildings and Leasing Offices for a variety of multi-family residential product types ranging from garden style walk-up to wrap apartment projects.
•Responsible for Client Coordination, Consultant Coordination, Agency Processing, Code Compliance and Accessibility Compliance.
•Active member for multiple inter-office teams in the timely completion of construction documents and detail development for a variety of multi-family residential project types.

Nov 2011 - Nov 2012
 

William Hezmalhalch Architects, Santa Ana, CA, US, Principal/Project Architect

•Responsible for the timely completion of the design development process; integration to construction documents for a variety of single-family and multi-family residential product types, club houses, light commercial, institutional, and religious facilities.
•Managed the activities of (10) qualified staff personnel; employed leadership and proactive management styles ensuring operational proficiency and timely completion of assigned projects within or under timeframe and budget.
•Led multiple projects simultaneously, successfully achieved milestones; ensuring projects complied with all cost, and scope specifications.
•Competent in all phases of the project delivery process and code compliance.
•Provided quality control and construction administration services.
•Goal-oriented, efficient, accurate and detail oriented.
•Ability to learn company procedures and advancing technologies very quickly.
•Knowledgeable with LEED / Green Building techniques.

Mar 1996 - Nov 2008
 

Education 

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Architecture

Sep 1982 - Jun 1986
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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