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Chad Wooters

Chad Wooters

Lombard, IL, US

 

About 

As an Illinois licensed architect with over 20 years of experience in commercial facilities, construction management, and property development, my career is focused on the technical aspects of proper detailing and code compliance to make the design intent becomes a built reality.

My work in property management, facilities and construction management allows me to see projects from multiple perspectives. I prepare permit drawings from the perspective of authorities having jurisdiction and tailor construction drawings to the construction process.

In the field of property management, I have hired vendors, coordinated the efforts of multiple parties, and managed capital improvement projects and tenant build-outs. Capital asset managers and equity partners have relied on my reviews and recommendations to assist them with capital investment and lending decisions. This has included detailed pre-project soft & hard cost estimating, project schedule review, and cash-flow analysis.

From my experience performing property inspections, critical facade inspections, and reserve studies, I also understand the long-term effects of design decisions. 

I enjoy building and construction and am looking for new opportunities to grow and serve. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Stahelin Enterprises, Glen Ellyn, IL, US, Construction Manager / In-House Architect

While at Stahelin Properties I was responsible for capital improvements and tenant build-outs for over 1 million square feet of commercial office space. This included cost-estimation, vendor selection, supervision of construction and client relations. I was also responsible for maintaining the AutoCAD plans for all properties.

Apr 2008 - Aug 2012
 

Property Solutions Inc.,, Chicago, IL, US, Senior Project Manager

While at Property Solutions, I performed Property Condition Assessments, Plan & Cost Reviews, and Construction Monitoring for a nationwide territory. In addition to being an in-house technical adviser, I was also responsible for reviewing the reports and training of junior level staff.

Aug 2004 - Jul 2007
 

CAMCO, Inc.,, Chicago, IL, US, Facilities Manager

While at CAMCO, Inc. (purchased by Village Green) I was responsible for performing annual property inspections for multi-family residential developments, high-rise apartments, and industrial properties. Based on those inspections I was responsible for identifying capital needs and implementing projects accordingly.

Nov 1998 - Apr 2004
 

Hansen Lind Meyer, Chicago, IL, US, Project Architect

While at HLM I served within as part of a task force for RUSH Presbyterian hopital and were responsible for implementing the hospital's capital projects. I performed general architectural services including: feasibility studies, design plans and specifications, and construction administration.

May 1997 - Oct 1998
 

Education 

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, BArch, Architecture

Mies, Mies and more Mies.

Sep 1984 - Jun 1989
 

Areas of Specialization 

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