Andrea Rivera

Andrea Rivera

Long Island City, NY, US



Detailed-oriented, strategic driven, take-charge, bilingual (Sp/En) Architect in Training looking to apply energetic capabilities in the architectural, design, and project management areas where a proven ability to communicate effectively and determined focus on success can play a vital role.



Atelier NY Architecture, Long Island City, NY, US, Project Manager

Daily responsibilities range from communicating/coordinating with clients, general contractors, and team members to ensure meeting deadlines. As a Project Manager at Atelier NY Architecture, I am responsible for developing multi-family dwelling layouts, drawing reviews/approvals, and filing with New York's Department of Building (DOB) in order to have projects approved and signed off in a timely manner. Additionally, in the event that a project gets audited, I focus on effectively having all objections cleared and attend meetings at the DOB when necessary.

Sep 2016 - current

CSA Group Architects & Engineers, San Juan, PR, US, Architectural Designer

Part of the “Build it Back” architecture team – a program that provides construction funds for the reconstruction and redesign of homes that were demolished or destroyed as a result of the damages caused by Hurricane Sandy. Main responsibilities included the production of “as-builts”, schematic designs, construction documents, as well as supporting documentation to acquire the approval of the Department of Building.

Sep 2015 - Sep 2016

Florida International University, Miami, FL, US, Print Lab Technician

Assisted students with printing academic material, design presentation boards, as well as setting up laser cutter equipment and programs.

Nov 2012 - Aug 2013

Siemens Transit Team, Guaynabo, PR, US, Assistant Project Manager

Managed a series of projects that were part of a Punch List for the “Tren Urbano”. Responsibilities ranged from sending RFIs, RFPs, creating Work Plans, attending status meetings, reviewing Construction Documents, inspecting projects, as well as turning in reports in order to meet the required deadlines while staying on budget.

Aug 2011 - Aug 2012

Alternate Concepts Inc., Guaynabo, PR, US, Fixed Facilities Intern

Main responsibilities for this intern position at Puerto Rico’s “Tren Urbano” involved the inventory and data entry for the Main Building, Train Shop, and 16 Train Stations.

May 2011 - Aug 2011


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

Aug 2012 - May 2015

University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, Rio Piedras, PR, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2007 - Dec 2011

Areas of Specialization