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Andrew Dilger, AIA, NCARB

Andrew Dilger, AIA, NCARB

Chicago, IL, US

 
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About 

Motivated individual seeking to utilize over 15 years of professional experience in architectural design and project management. Candidate is a driven individual with a diverse working background, and has a proven ability to quickly become proficient in projects/technologies outside of his past working experience.

I am a licensed Architect in the states of Illinois and Maryland. My professional experience thus far has ranged from national retail design to multi-family and single-family residential architecture, site surveying, construction administration, project management and even hands-on construction.

I am proficient in computer aided design using Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Architecture by Design, Inc., Ellicott City, MD, US, Consultant

• Remotely coordinating the development of multi-family renovation project submissions to the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.

Jun 2020 - current
 

Studio 222 Architects, LLC, Chicago, IL, US, Project Architect

• Utilized Revit and AutoCAD to develop construction documents for multiple projects (fire station renovation, new fitness club build-out, and new multi-family housing).
• Construction administration coordination with project team, with the use of Procore.
• Analyzed bids and verified Contractor qualifications for municipal projects in McHenry, IL.

Mar 2019 - Jun 2020
 

Architecture by Design, Inc., Ellicott City, MD, US, Project Coordinator / Project Manager

• Managed project development from schematic design on through to the completion of the construction documents, while coordinating with Owners, Contractors, and consultants.
• Performed regular site visits and coordinating the project’s conformance to the set design during the construction administration phase.
• Projects ranged from multi-family apartments, townhomes, and senior housing, to adaptive re-use building design for office/café/nightlife.

Jan 2019 - Mar 2019
 

Camburas + Theodore, Ltd., Des Plaines, IL, US, Associate

• Produced construction documents for fortune 100 and 500 retail companies, surveyed existing site conditions and created preliminary building designs observing local code compliance, as well as coordinating MEP and structural drawings with in-house engineers.
• Worked on multiple projects, with multiple teams in a fast-paced dynamic office environment.

Nov 2013 - Jun 2015
 

RADA Architects, Ltd., Chicago, IL, US, Supervising Architectural Technician

• Trained and supervised a team of RSIP Architectural Technicians. Coordinated architectural services and communication between consultants, clients and main office. Reviewed product data, material samples, and shop drawing submittals for program specification compliance.
• Conducted field measurement/ field inspection of qualified homes for five RSIP contracts at Midway and O’Hare Airports (construction quality inspection, code verification, and coordinated project progress with construction manager, contractors, and homeowners).

Dec 2011 - Nov 2013
 

OMEGA and Associates, Inc., Lisle, IL, US, Architect I/ Project Inspector

• Documented and drafted existing conditions and performed construction inspection for the acoustic improvement of qualified homes for the Midway Residential Sound Insulation Program
• Created daily inspection reports for the O’Hare Modernization Program in final stages of construction of the Cargo Fuel System Replacement
• Prepared and edited project proposals for submission to the Kane County Department of Transportation per their Request For Proposal guidelines

May 2010 - Feb 2011
 

Robert Winiarski, Chicago, IL, US, Land Surveying Crew Member

• Assisted Project Surveyor in defining existing property lines and site topography for new residential construction, as well as measuring existing buildings and foundation layouts

Oct 2009 - May 2010
 

RADA Architects, Ltd., Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Technician/ Architectural Intern

• Revised construction documents for submittal/ client review of the 400 EAST Club in Chicago
• Conducted field measurement/ field inspection of qualified homes for the Midway Residential Sound Insulation Program (construction quality inspection, code verification, and coordinated project progress with construction manager, contractors, and homeowners)

Dec 2008 - Oct 2009
 

Mark Niego and Company, Inc., La Grange, IL, US, Primary Design Consultant

• Documented site measurements and created preliminary designs for suburban home additions in the southwest suburbs of Chicago
• Assembled permit packages
• Facilitated contractor/client relations

Sep 2007 - Dec 2008
 

The Sandbox Studio, Chicago, IL, US, Project Consultant

• Assisted with the production of the Hellenic Museum Oral History Project

Sep 2007 - Sep 2007
 

Maria T. Roche and Associates, Riverside, IL, US, Senior Architectural Intern

• Drafted, researched code and zoning, and performed site analysis for historic and traditional residential additions.
• Assisted in creating a design for an addition to a Riverside Landmark home (Babson Residence Service Buildings). This involved complying with the codes and guidelines set by the Riverside Village Board and the Riverside Historic Department
• Trained incoming interns in office design style, performance standards, and other standard operating procedures

May 2005 - Sep 2007
 

Education 

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

Aug 2003 - May 2008
 

St. Laurence High School, Burbank, IL, US, High School, High School

Sep 1999 - May 2003
 

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