Cesar Tran

Cesar Tran

San Francisco, CA, US

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t/BP Architecture, Walnut Creek, CA, US, Architectural Intern

-Developed floor plans in AutoCAD adhering to CA building code requirements for various projects

-Increased contractor understanding by annotating construction documents in AutoCAD

-Conducted LEED assessment and research for an Automotive Technology project

Jun 2019 - Sep 2019

Strategic Energy Innovations, Contra Costa Community College District, CA, US, Energy and Environmental Associate

-Managed lighting retrofit projects responsible for annual savings of 290,000 kWh

-Coordinated electronic waste recycling event preventing 2,867 pounds of carbon emissions

-Improved district wide utility data accessibility by creating pivot tables in Microsoft Excel

-Developed an analysis of various pricing structures for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

-Analyzed utility data districtwide and created reports illustrating usage to campus managers

-Piloted waste diversion team in conjunction with student organizations

-Attended site surveys with engineering consultants to ensure best practices were used

-Supported overall campus sustainability initiatives

Oct 2018 - Jun 2019

UCSB Sustainability, Santa Barbara, CA, US, STARS Data Collection & Analysis Intern

Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS), is a transparent, self reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

-Utilized qualitative analysis on sustainability topics in compliance to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) standards

-Increased efficiency by organizing datasets of over 500 courses and research on campus

-Created and presented a report detailing why points were not achieved and areas of improvement

-Researched funding opportunities for projects to increase energy efficiency on campus buildings

-Gained understanding of sustainability in all sectors of higher education

-Emailed faculty and request information about their courses and research

-Meet with faculty to interview them about their courses

-Reported to the data collection team weekly to gauge progress and meet deadlines

Jan 2018 - Sep 2018


NewSchool of Architecture & Design, San Diego, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2019 - current

University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, US, Bachelors, Environmental Studies

Sep 2014 - Sep 2018


NewSchool of Architecture & Design - President's List, Other


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