John Powers

John Powers

Fort Mill, SC, US

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I am an Architectural Designer and Project Manager with strong organizational skills and a flair for creativity. My twenty-five years of professional experience have developed excellent problem solving abilities and a results-oriented work discipline.My assignments have exposed me to a wide variety of projects and responsibilities in the field of Architecture, interior design and construction. My experience includes residential (both single and multi-family), corporate, retail, educational, food service and healthcare projects. My roles included all phases: Marketing, RFPs/ proposals, scheduling, planning, design, code analysis, specification, drafting, coordination, project management, bid leveling and construction administration.

I am proficient in AutoCAD, Office Suite including Project, Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook, SmartSheet, AutoDesk Design Review, Acrobat and Bluebeam Revu. I have some experience in Revit and Photoshop and can produce photorealistic 3D renderings.

I am seeking a challenging job with opportunities for growth.



DCAK-MSA Architecture & Engineering, Nyack, NY, US, Project Architect

Project Architect for religious, educational and multifamily residential projects.

Representative Projects:

Chapel at The College of Mount Saint Vincent, The Bronx NY: Redesign, renovations, upgrades and life safety code compliance - Design/ detailing of new glass fire wall, code research, specifications of new lighting, and coordination with engineers/ vendors.

Church of St. Paul, Congers NY: Interior redesign - Corrections to building sections and interior elevations for presentation.

Rockland Community College Hospitality and Culinary Arts Center, Nyack NY: New satellite location - Quality control, lighting/ furniture/ finishes specifications, coordination with engineers/ vendors, and presentation board.

TideWater, Nyack NY: Three proposed luxury mid-rise condominium buildings - Quality control, specifications, structural coordination, code research, value engineering, estimating and support.

Jan 2019 - Aug 2020

Perkins Eastman, Stamford, CT, US, Project Manager

Project management for corporate interiors projects.

Representative Projects:

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Ridgefield CT: New coffee bar and redesigned cafeteria, 15,714 square feet, $3,475,672 construction budget.

28 Havemeyer Place, Greenwich CT: Construction administration for a core and shell gut renovation/ historic preservation project.

NYU Bobst Library, Avery Fisher Center for Music & Media, New York NY: Detailing and product selection.

Apr 2016 - Jul 2018

Heritage Architecture, Newark, NJ, US, Project Manager

Marketing, architectural design, project management and construction administration for renovations, alterations and upgrades to multifamily housing, senior housing and public schools.

Representative Projects:

Abington Avenue Elementary School, Newark, NJ: Enhanced construction administration for exterior masonry repairs, water infiltration and roof replacement.

Cramer Elementary School, Camden NJ: Water infiltration and masonry repairs.

Oakwood Towers, Orange NJ: Renovations and alterations to a 237-unit senior housing project, 192,800 square feet, $8,328,000 construction budget.

Spruce Spires, Newark NJ: Renovations and alterations to a 112-unit housing project, 6 buildings, 133,000 square feet total, $9,550,000 construction budget.

Garden Spires, Newark NJ: Renovations and alterations to a 544-unit housing project, 2 buildings, 570,420 square feet total, $42,977,000 construction budget.

P.S. 192-K, Brooklyn NY: Exterior masonry repairs, flood elimination and roof and parapet replacement.

Malcolm X Shabazz High School, Newark NJ: Exterior masonry repairs and roof replacement, $3,315,000 construction budget.

Feb 2014 - Apr 2016

New York County District Attorney’s Office, New York, NY, US, Facilities Design Consultant

Architectural design, project management and construction administration for office interiors.

Representative Projects:

Relocation/expansion of security guard office and locker rooms.

Family Justice Center.

Feasibility study to relocate all 100 Centre Street offices to 80 Centre Street.

80 Centre Street: 7th floor beautification and swing space.

80 Centre Street: 8th floor redesign.

Jul 2013 - Jan 2014

Remodeling Consultants, Mamaroneck, NY, US, Design Consultant

Architectural design, project management, estimating and sales for residential design/build projects.

Representative Projects:
Mottura residence, Scarsdale NY.
Malave Residence, Scarsdale NY.
Albright residence, Tarrytown NY.
Steele residence, Thornwood NY.
Kalian residence, Bedford NY.
Klonsky residence, New Rochelle NY.
Holden residence, White Plains NY.
Catalano residence, Pelham Manor NY.

Oct 2012 - Jun 2013

Bavier Design, Stamford, CT, US, Project Manager

Architectural design, project management, construction administration and marketing for corporate, health care and educational projects.

Representative Projects:

Gexpro/Rexel offices, Shelton CT: 30,000 square feet.

Building Blocks Early Learning Center, Wilton CT: 15,000 square feet.

Triple Point Technology offices, Westport CT: 2 locations, 5,000 square feet each.

Vein Clinics of America, Greenwich CT and Glastonbury CT: 3,500 square feet each.

Biltmore Condominiums, Stamford CT: Exterior, main lobby and elevator lobbies, 3,090 square feet.

May 2010 - Feb 2012

Transystems Corporation, Norwalk, CT, US, Architectural Technician

Architectural design, project management and construction administration for retail and concessions projects in international transportation hubs.

Representative Projects:

Hudson News, CNN Newsstands and Barbara’s Bookstore, Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

Hudson News, four stores, Grand Central Terminal.

Hudson News and Euro Café, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport: 2,000 square feet average.

Brooklyn National Deli, Newark Liberty International Airport: 1,058 square feet.

Oct 2008 - Mar 2010

Partners Stoll & Stoll, New Rochelle, NY, US, Project Manager

Architectural design, project management and construction administration for high-end residential projects.

Representative Projects:

Isaac residence, New Rochelle NY: 9,500 square feet.

Davidson Residence, Larchmont NY.

May 2008 - Oct 2008

Callison, New York, NY, US, Project Architect

Architectural design and project management for luxury fitness clubs and spa projects.

Representative Projects:

Equinox Fitness Clubs, New York NY: 2 locations, 34,000 square feet each.

Jan 2008 - May 2008

CPG Architects, Stamford, CT, US, Project Director

Architectural design, project management and construction administration for corporate, educational, base building and site projects.

Representative Projects:

Briarcliffe College, Patchogue NY: 67,176 square feet.

HeathNet offices, New York NY and Old Bridge NJ: 30,000 square feet each.

Institute of Culinary Education, New York NY.

Sanford Brown Institute, New York NY.

Gibbs College, Norwalk CT.

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, New Haven CT: Redesigned playground, pro bono project.

Mar 2003 - Nov 2007

Franz & Franze Architecture, Mount Kisco, NY, US, Project Coordinator

Architectural design, project management and construction administration for high-end residential projects.

Representative Projects:
Aydelott residence, Katonah NY.
Goldman residence, Katonah NY.
Halliwell residence, Katonah NY.

May 2001 - Feb 2003

Dennis Noskin Architect, PC, Valhalla, NY, US, Project Coordinator, CAD Manager

Architectural design, project management and CAD manager for corporate interior and base building projects.

Representative Projects:

59 Maiden Lane, New York NY.

American Stock Transfer, Brooklyn NY.

Jul 2000 - Apr 2001

Seckler Associates, Peekskill, NY, US, Project Coordinator, CAD Manager

Project management, construction administration and CAD manager for commercial, public housing, educational and healthcare projects.

Representative Projects:

Daytop Village Foundation, Bethel NY: New substance abuse treatment center, 29,070 square feet.

SUNY Delhi dormitories, Delhi NY: Exterior renovations.

Public Housing, Greenburgh NY, Monticello NY, North Bergen NJ, Asbury Park NJ and Newark NJ: Interior, exterior and site upgrades, renovations and alterations.

Jun 1995 - Jun 2000


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1991 - Jun 1995

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, Architecture

Sep 1988 - Jun 1990

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