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Daniel Pitaluga

Daniel Pitaluga

Miami, FL, US

 

About 

From  a very young age I had always dreamed of building and designing structures, 
fantasylands and even silly gadgets. As an adult I still dream of such fantasies; just 
in a more mature way. I have experienced life  in an unconventional  way and have 
felt the many highs and lows of life’s obstacles. My goal in my career is to improve
the way of life for others in ways I wish someone had done for me. I have a strong
passion to improve upon ADA requirements  and architecture.  By  merging  design 
with  new accessibility  features I know I can improve our society in ways that ADA 
laws have not yet acknowledged.  My life  is  dedicated to leading by example  and 
helping others  with similar challenges realize that success is not unobtainable.  Life 
is what we choose to make  it. Every  individual  has obstacles to overcome. Some 
are  more  challenging  than others. If I can lead my team in an office I can lead a 
community  by  example  for the thousands of people struggling the same way I did 
but  with no hope. I am an  asset  to  any  company  and  a  charismatic  positive 
influence to my peers. I  can  offer  leadership,  teamwork, public verbal proficiency, 
and  a positive  attitude  on  top  of  conventional  architectural  skills. I  dream  of 
making a difference in the community.  I’m ready to work; I’m ready  to  lead;  and 
I’m ready to succeed. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

C&S Construction, Miami, FL, US, Bid Estimate Manager

Negotiated bid prices for projects. Bid prices included plumbing, electrical, roofing, drywall, etc.
Reviewed plans and sections to identify the sub-contractors neededto complete the project.
Offered multiple companiees the opportunity to win the job.
Created relationships with clients and vendors for future business.

Mar 2009 - Aug 2009
 

Circuit City Stores, Inc., Miami, FL, US, Home Theater Sales Supervisor

Developed relationship with customer to secure a sale.
Maximized gross income by capitalizing purchases with as many attached accessories as possible.
Top 10% in productivity in Florida in 2008.
#3 in productivity in Florida the month of May 2008.
Kept work-space clean and presentable.
Led a team of associates in sales and keep their progress recorded.
Provided team of associates with quarterly reports of sales, productivity, etc.

Feb 2008 - Mar 2009
 

Starbucks Coffee, Miami, FL, US, New Employee Trainer

Handled guest requests and complaints accordingly.
Trained new employees on store procedures and job requirements.
Led a team of employees on shift.
Opened and closed the store.
Handled store finances.

Jan 2007 - Feb 2008
 

Thermal Management, Miami, FL, US, HVAC Technician

Repaiered holes and cracks where air seeped through on HVAC units.
Developed client trust while performing in-home service.
Managed records of repairs, clients served, etc.
Informed client how to keep their A/C units running efficiently.

May 2006 - Aug 2006
 

Originals by Omar, Miami, FL, US, Office Assistant

Performed office essentials as needed.
Succeeded in sales of jewelry to incoming potential customers.
Developed relationships with customers to promote future purchases.
Used Microsoft Office and perform regular bookkeeping.

May 2005 - Aug 2005
 

Education 

Florida International University, Miami, FL, US, BArch, Architecture

Coursework in electrical, mechanical, and structural engineering; public speaking, design, graphics.

Aug 2007 - May 2013
 

G. Holmes Braddock Senior High, Miami, High School, Honors Courses

Graduated ttop 10% of class and with a 4.2 weighted GPA.

Aug 2003 - Jun 2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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