Erik Fernandez

Erik Fernandez

Oakland, CA, US

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MSA architecture + design, Oakland, CA, US, Project Manager

Managed teams of 5+ persons to complete various commercial & office/workplace projects
Provided technical code and detailing support for the office
Developed standards and provided internal training seminars to staff
Facilitated transition of office from majority CAD work to majority BIM
Actively worked with Director of Architecture to implement office best practices
Facilitated WeWork’s Bay Area expansion by providing expertise in local jurisdictions
Worked with teams to complete construction documents for nearly 1M SF of office space
Designed interconnecting stairways for various projects
WeWork West Headquarters at Salesforce Tower - San Francisco, CA
Worked with client's team directly to develop feasibility studies and schematic design
Performed code research and met with the City to obtain compliance and permitting
Led AOR design team in designing and detailing of complex items: Spa Pools, Sauna, Gym, Atrium, Fire Shutters, Commercial Kitchen, Stairs and stadium seating
Coordinated and managed team of 10+ persons from Design to Construction Documents
Managed team of engineers and consultants: Mech, Elec, Plumb, Structural, Fire Protection, Waterproofing, Acoustical, Aquatic, Food Service
Served as the on-site representative and performed field observations and reports during construction

Nov 2014 - current

MBH Architects, Alameda, CA, US, Apprentice

Worked with a variety retail and restaurant clients
Experience with many jurisdictions throughout California and Nevada
Created Revit template for Old Navy International stores
Starbucks Coffee
Provided BIM support to the team and maintained content library.
Performed site Surveys and reports for over 30 stores
Produced permits sets for more than 25 stores, new and renovations
Assembled and coordinated team that produce BIM as-built models
Developed renderings for a conceptual remodel of an existing store in Serravalle, Italy
Produced shop drawings and guide for fixtures for use in domestic and international stores and shop-in-shops

Mar 2013 - Nov 2014

Green Horizon Manufacturing, Alameda, CA, US, Designer-Draftsman

Produced drawings of products to be approved by various agencies, including HUD
Provided aid to the design of Pre-fabricated housing and structures
Created BIM models and Renderings of Bid Projects
Produced construction drawings for products manufactured in adjacent factory
Proactively worked with CEO to develop factory layout and assembly line plan
Worked closely with the Registered Architect to comply with applicable codes
Design of projects included working with Structural Insulated Panels, Manufacturing practices, Green Energy production, and strict FEMA and other governmental contracts.

Aug 2012 - Oct 2012

Choate Parking Consultants Inc, Irvine, CA, US, Intern-Designer

Experience in design, documentation and construction administration for parking facilities
Produced presentations for various proposal bids
Developed material boards and physical models
Assisted coworkers with CAD and BIM
Served as intermittent BIM manager
Submitted drawings for permit to jurisdiction
Notable projects
Madera County Courthouse Parking Structure–Madera, CA
Served as a consultant for AC Martin and Partners to coordinate with adjacent courthouse
Carried project from Schematic Design to Construction Documents
Camp Pendleton Replacement Hospital Parking Structure–San Diego County, CA
Assisted Project Designer with Construction Documents and Bidding
Complied with US Navy and International Building Code Standards

Jun 2008 - Aug 2011

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