Hussnain Bokhari

Hussnain Bokhari

Garfield, NJ, US



I am an Architect possessing 5 year degree Bachelor's in Architectural Design with 11 years of successful work experience in various firms. along with field work. I have advanced level skill in Computerized production of detailed Architectural and Engineering drawings. Currently I looking for career opportunities for professional growth.



Provided highly professional support to department of Physical Security Integration Services under Tactical Video Capture Systems (TVCS) program for development of US Marines and US Navy training facilities. Created versatile CAD drawing packages focused on Architectural, Engineering and Civil disciplines from site development phase to final installation of Surveillance engineered equipment installation. Worked under NAVFAC (Addendum III) codes to publish drawings that are used in the Army facilities for construction of Engineering based equipment installation. Held a key-role in executing proven successful work procedures for the company that improved production, performance and business activity of the company.
* Assessed projects scopes, took initiatives and developed new work procedure to organize accurate and fast production of CAD drawings. Formed standardized templates to simulate working process of drafting.
* Implemented advanced use of AutoCAD 2010 with features including Commands Customization with Batch Scripting, CUI, detailed Dynamic Blocks, expedited Layer Filtering and handling, Batch Publishing, X-ref's, used full set of operations of Sheet Set Manager with automated fields and full control of Annotated blocks and text entries.
* Expedited full usage of Autodesk Design Review integrated with CAD Markup Set Manager for electronic remote field markups and spontaneous transfer of redlines.
* Created Architectural drawings for interior and exterior of allocated buildings as well as detailed Engineered equipment details with high precision level. Produced Site development drawings for installation of security devices along with installation details.
* Trained junior staff on advance use of AutoCAD 2010 functions, defined work criteria to follow and achieve completion of projects before the submission dates.
* Analyzed, reviewed and redline drawings worked on by junior staff, to check for discrepancies, user errors and resolve deviation from required drafting standards.
* Created realistic rendered presentations in 3DS MAX 2010 of various equipments when required by the project managers.
* Organized staff meetings to assist TVCS program managers and team of Engineers to analyze projects requirements. Made decisions for company to implement progressive work procedures for enhanced productivity of drafting team.

Nov 2009 - Feb 2012

LMC CORP, Paterson, NJ, US, Project Manager

Worked in Architectural ornamental metal products fabrication firm. Managed hi-end projects of metal doors, railings and lay lights in French classical motif designs from stage of estimating to fabrication, supervising installation on site. Assisted in design and self performed market research for materials required for fabrication and cost estimating.
* Created graphical presentations and drafted detailed fabrication drawings in Metric scale with AutoCAD 2008 and Mechanical Desktop 2008.
* Performed market research for materials availability, demand/cost and timely supply required for fabrication.
* Responsible for the release of Bill of Materials to production team.
* Coordinated with multiple high-end Architectural firms and contractors on daily basis to organize the design and resolve installation issues.
* Performed Site visits to analyze site conditions and take accurate measurements to avoid discrepancies in fabricated equipment for onsite installations.

Jun 2008 - Nov 2009

K. Hovnanian Companies, Edison, NJ, US, Asst. Project Architect (Consultant)

Worked in Architecture Department on major projects of residential community developments from Planning & Design development phase to final Construction. Managed CAD drawings of single-family, multi-family, senior and high density housing projects. Held a key role in project development analyzing Architectural, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical issues to meet the company standards for outsourced and projects developed within.
* Coordinated Home Design Gallery and Engineering team to produce new designs of prototype models to compete with market trends for better business.
* Utilized skills in advanced operations of AutoCAD and Architectural Desktop to draft and manage sets of Architectural, Mechanical and Electrical drawings with required detailing for hi-end projects. Drafted MEP overlays with X-ref feature on numerous projects required. Created detailed Structural drawings in coordination with Architectural design. Responsible for batch publishing AutoCAD drawings directly to DWF and PDF file for electronic file transfers.
* Held meetings with senior officials to examine site conditions and lot specifications. Organized and documented phases of design and construction in onsite Technical frame walk and design walk meetings.
* Played a key-role in project development by analyzing Architectural, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical shop drawings issued by vendors to meet the company standards and remove discrepancies. Corresponded with vendors to resolve the mentioned issues.
* Managed creation of change orders per client's requirements and zoning feasibility, created Lot Specifics drawings for submissions to townships for final approvals.
* Held status meetings with community developer officials to facilitate progress in completion of projects and establish Final Document Turn Over and final signoff.
* Worked with Home Design Gallery to generate new designs of multiple prototype models in relation with market trends and requirements.

Feb 2006 - May 2008

Arnold Montag, Architect, AM/PM Design & Consulting, P.C., Great Neck, NY, US, Associate Architect

Overseen and managed prestigious Architectural, residential & commercial projects from the developmental stage of zoning and research, planning of design and drafting complete construction drawings. Worked closely with clients and builders to expedite successful project completions and achieve sign off on numerous projects.
* Corresponded directly with clients to analyze character of project and provide assessments to per zoning feasibility. Planned and prepared schematic design drawings based on client’s requirements.
* Drafted detailed construction drawings, detailing residential and commercial Architectural projects in AutoCAD 2000/2004 and Architectural Desktop 2004.
* Visited project sites on regular basis for walk through to document discrepancies from design and proposed structure calculations and measurements.
* Utilized self-developed automated Zoning calculation application, to execute efficient Zoning analysis.
* Prepared all documentation including PC Filing required to file projects with NYC Department of Buildings. Attended meetings with NYC Department of Buildings (plan examiners) to resolve objectionable issues and achieve approval required for construction. Also performed the duties to attain certificates of occupancy for company clients after completion of projects.
* Corresponded on daily basis with structural engineers of various projects during design and construction phase to avoid any deviation from requirements of projects.

Apr 2003 - Feb 2006


Robotech CAD Solutions, Hoboken, NJ, US, Advanced AutoCAD 2010 update

Studied Advanced features of AutoCAD 2010 to cover full functions of Sheet Set Manager, Annotations, Dynamic blocks etc..

Jun 2010 - Jun 2010

National College of Arts Lahore, Lahore, PK, BArch, Architectural Design - 5 Year

Architectural Design

Jan 1996 - Dec 2001

Govt college Lahore, Lahore Pakistan , F.Sc.

Completed 12 years of secondary school of higher education covering Science subjects.

Jan 1993 - Nov 1995

Areas of Specialization