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simeon vialva

simeon vialva

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Highly motivated Architectural professional with a Master of Science in Architecture from
the Pratt Institute. During the last few years I have obtained a construction management
position with Black Diamond Services and was contracted out to Babcock & Wilcox and URS
Corporation. I have gained hands on experience with real world application and have had the
able to cultivate my skills. Some of my tasks included developing CD's, working with the craft,
site walk downs, ordering materials, generating RFI's, producing efficient schedules and most recently becoming a lead for a great team.

Employment 

URS Corporation, Russellville, AR, US, Field Enegineer Manager

Performing Field Engineering Management/Planning in support of the Stator Recovery Project, including:
•Performed initial field walk down assessments to evaluate work
•Developed and wrote guideline instructions for EOI planners for Phase 1 of work construction
•Interface with scheduling to complete a comprehensive schedule for field engineering and work activities
•Developed strong employee and sub-contractor productivity and ability to identify, isolate, and eliminate work hurdles
•Provided technical oversight and direction to the field engineers for their development of work packages
•Prepared field procurement packages
•Interface with vendors and subcontractors

Mar 2013 - current
 

URS Corporation, Crystal River , Construction Engineer

•Performed Consruction Engineering support of the Containment Repair, including:
•Interface with scheduling to complete a comprehensive schedule for field and work activities
•Prepared Construction Documents (CD’S) and not limited to; plans, sections, and details with direct specification. Also sketches and drawings to manage and control work
•Generated detailed 3D model of the Containment Unit with use of 3D software’s i.e (Rhino + 3DS Max and Vray rendering software)
Develop and wrote work packages based on engineering changes (EC’s)
•Generated Bill of Materials (BOM’s) for Work Packages
•Interface with vendors and subcontractors
•Closed work packages at the conclusion of work

Sep 2011 - Mar 2013
 

Babcock Design Group, Richland, WA, US, Construction Engineer

•Performed Construction Engineering support of the replacement of the main condenser, including:
•Reviewed Construction Documents (CD’S) and not limited to; plans, sections, and details with direct specification to relay to the craft.
•Implement and enforce work rules. Requisition tools, materials and equipment in accordance with establish procedures and policies – with the necessary lead times so as not to impact project schedule.
•Prepared field changes requests to resolve design engineering problems
•Prepared plans, specifications, sketches and drawings to manage and control work
•Generated a detailed 3D model of the Condenser Unit with use of 3D software’s i.e (Rhino + 3DS Max and Vray rendering software) for assistance of placement and removal of structural bracing, structural tie supports and documentation of a means tracking progress for work.
•Closed work packages at the conclusion of work

Jan 2011 - Sep 2011
 

Gran Kriegel Associates Architects and Planners, New York, NY, US, Architecture Designer

Architectural Designer
•Created unique architectural designs according to clients demands and requests
•Generated 3D models with use of 3D software’s i.e (Rhino, 3DS max, Maya)
•Generated renderings by way of (V ray) for perspectives of selective projects
•Designed presentation slides and boards using Adobe software (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)
Created physical architectural models for study use (Chip board, Bass wood)

Apr 2010 - Oct 2010
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Master of Architecture is an (NAAB) accredited program. Students in the Master of Science, Architecture program are encouraged to develop specialized areas of research.

-Studied and researched Green Methodologies in different facets in Architecture.
-Learned and operated 3D programs (Rhino, Maya, 3DS Max, Revit, AutoCad, Vray)
-Generated 3D models
-Took part in Teaching Methodologies; Responsible for an undergrad studio for a couple of semesters.

Jun 2009 - Dec 2010
 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architectire

The Bachelor of Architecture Program is a professional program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) requiring a minimum of five years of study.

-Studied and researched complex of studies ranging from housing to sporting to events to specific agendas dealing with econonmies and politics
-Took part in the Pre-Fab China program that took us abroad to study in Beijing, China for summer of 2008. Primary goal fror the trip was to create and develop a sophisticated gate house for their art institute.

Jun 2006 - May 2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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