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Nicholas Lively

Nicholas Lively

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Education
• Master of Architecture August 2008-December 2009 Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island GPA 3.40 Concentrations in Urban Design and Sustainability
• Bachelor of Science August 2004-May 2008 Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island GPA 3.33 Minor in Art and Architectural History
• Semester Study Abroad August 2007-December 2007 The Institute at Palazzo Rucellai, Florence, Italy GPA: 4.00 Concentration in Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture
• Minnechaug Regional High School August 2000-June 2004 Wilbraham, Massachusetts GPA: 3.50

Work Experience
Solar Designer November 2011-present
Verengo Solar Plus-Torrance, California
• Designs residential solar panel systems, using AutoCAD 2012 software
• Creates module layouts and placement of electrical equipment,
• Knowledge of state and local building, electrical and fire codes,
• Working with homeowners and sales to create efficient systems.
• Facilitates all aspects of design and construction up to and including:
• Structural engineering,
• Permitting and jurisdictional approval,
• Construction and Installation,
• Permission to Operate.
• Creates bill of materials utilizing Microsoft Dynamics ™ software
• Working knowledge of the CBC 2011, NEC 2008, CFC 2011 and local codes
• Coordinates preliminary designs with Sales and Business departments

Legal Assistant September 2010-November 2011
Hughes and Sullivan Family Law-Tustin, California
• Assisted Executive Partners and Principles in general office tasks
• Aided trial attorneys in case preparation and court proceedings
• Liaison between law firm, court system, and clients
• File Clerk
• General Office Assistant

Architectural Intern May 2007-August 2008
Kraus-Fitch Architects Inc-Amherst, Massachusetts
• Drafting Assistant
• Construction Administration Assistant for a large co-housing project
• Developed programming workshops for clients
• Studied sustainable construction methods and practices;
• Employed energy efficient design technologies in residential and commercial designs

Skills
• Microsoft Office [15+years],
• Adobe Premium Suite [6+years],
• AutoCAD [8+years] and
• AutoCAD Revit [2+years], Structure, MEP,
• Vector
• Works, NavisWorks, Ecotect,
• Google Sketch-Up
• Proficient in French and Knowledgeable in Italian and Latin

Awards
• Recipient, 2010 Master of Architecture Thesis Commendation Award, Roger Williams University Graduate Degree Program, May 2010
• Published, Social Identity through Place Making. Graduate Design Thesis; Roger Williams University Library Archives, December 2009
• Recipient, Sgt. Pelletier Fine Arts Scholarship, Awarded to a senior pursuing a degree in the fine arts/architecture; May 2004

Professional Development
• Chairman of Emerging Professionals Network, Boston Society of Architects December 2009-August 2010
• President-American Institute of Architecture Students, Roger Williams University August 2006-May 2007
 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Verengo Solar Plus, Torrance, CA, US, Solar Designer

• Designs residential solar panel systems, using AutoCAD 2012 software
• Creates module layouts and placement of electrical equipment,
• Knowledge of state and local building, electrical and fire codes,
• Working with homeowners and sales to create efficient systems.
• Facilitates all aspects of design and construction up to and including:
• Structural engineering,
• Permitting and jurisdictional approval,
• Construction and Installation,
• Permission to Operate.
• Creates bill of materials utilizing Microsoft Dynamics ™ software
• Working knowledge of the CBC 2011, NEC 2008, CFC 2011 and local codes
• Coordinates preliminary designs with Sales and Business departments

Nov 2011 - current
 

Kraus-Fitch Architects, Inc, Amherst, MA, Intern Architect

• Drafting Assistant
• Construction Administration Assistant for a large co-housing project
• Developed programming workshops for clients
• Studied sustainable construction methods and practices;
• Employed energy efficient design technologies in residential and commercial designs

May 2007 - Aug 2008
 

Education 

Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, US, MArch, School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation

Aug 2008 - Dec 2009
 

Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, US, Bachelors, School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation

Aug 2004 - May 2008
 

Awards 

Roger Williams University Thesis Commendation Award, 2nd Place

Award to Graduate students of the School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation for outstanding thesis work and overall design of project and presentation. Award is decided by faculty of the school.

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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