Columb Mahoney

Columb Mahoney

West Orange, NJ, US




Woods Bagot, New York, NY, US, Senior Associate/Technical Design Stream Leader

• Act as knowledge resource for rapidly growing residential development segment within office.
• Responsible for assignment of personnel among project teams.
• Oversee multiple project teams to ensure technical quality of documents and that deliverable deadlines are met.
• Studio Leader for Project Delivery, Documentation Standards, and Best Practices
• Business development lead for burgeoning Aviation sector with the studio
• Selected Projects:
o Bossert Hotel: Renovation of 280 room hotel in Brooklyn Heights Landmark District. Construction Documents and Construction Administration. 120,000sf
o Gramercy Square: Conversion of Cabrini Medical Center into a four building condo development surrounding a common courtyard. Construction Documents and Construction Administration. 450,000sf
o The Cascade: 4 building residential development containing over 300 rental apartments. Schematic Design through Design Development. 600,000sf

Jan 2014 - current

CAM Drafting, West Orange, NJ, US, President

• Prepared construction documents for a variety of project types including restaurants, single and multi-family residential renovations, single and multi-family new construction.
• Oversaw construction administration.
• Selected Clients:
o Demmerle Design Studio: Prepare construction documents and manage construction administration for a variety of projects by restaurant chains including Zinburger and TGI Friday’s.
o Urban Tectonics LLC: Prepare construction documents for a variety of mid-rise residential projects in New Jersey and New York City.
o Fariba Makooi Architect, PLLC: Prepare construction documents and preliminary studies for a variety of projects including brownstone renovations and new high rise residential buildings.

Nov 2012 - Jan 2014

David Smotrich & Partners LLP, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Manager

• Prepared project manual, specifications, and drawings for public bid process.
• Reviewed bids and advised client on selection of contractors.
• Oversaw construction administration: process and review shop drawings and submittals, issue site reports and sketches based on field conditions, review payment requisitions and change orders.
• Selected Projects:
o FIT Stanton Fitness Center: construction of ~2,000sf fitness center within existing under-utilized basement space
o FIT Co-Ed Residence Hall Bathroom Renovation: complete update of 6 dormitory bathrooms including plumbing, mechanical, and a new layout to accommodate disabled users.

Mar 2010 - Sep 2012

H. Thomas O'Hara Archiect, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Manager

• Prepare and evaluate construction documents.
• Consult with clients to reach design solutions.
• Coordinate with project engineers and consultants throughout design and construction phases.
• Develop condo property reports and unit plans for filing with state regulators.
• Manage and support internal project team including monitoring hours and billing.
• Prepared zoning studies for high-rise residential and mixed use projects in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
• Selected Projects:
o 505 West 47th Street: Two 7-story buildings totaling 92,000sf with landscaped courtyard. 108 condo units. Constructed over existing Amtrak surface cut. Steel and plank platform over tracks. Poured concrete structure above platform.
o 456 West 19th Street: 45,000sf, 11-story high-end condo building. Steel and plank construction

Oct 2005 - Mar 2010

Strange, Haskopoulos, Vella Architects, Brooklyn, NY, US, Project Manager

• Generated all plans necessary for the construction of single and multi-family residential projects, commercial buildings, and medical offices.
• Presented projects to the Landmarks Preservation Commission, Community Boards, and the Department of Buildings plan examiners for approval.
• Performed building code and zoning reviews.
• Analyzed proposed sites for use and density.

Oct 2004 - Oct 2005

Garfinkel Architects, PLLC, Brooklyn, NY, US, Project Architect

• Completed all plans necessary for the construction of many building types, including: single and multi- family homes, commercial buildings, community facilities, and synagogues.
• Assessed projects to ensure compliance with NYC building code and zoning requirements
• Reviewed and corrected the work of colleagues.

Jul 2001 - Oct 2004

Kneeland Construction, Medford, MA, US, Draftsman

• Completed all plans necessary for the construction of additions to single and multi-family homes.
• Acquired all necessary building permits and met with town department officials to review.
• Procured and arranged delivery of building materials to job site.
• Inspected job sites to ensure compliance with plans and building code.

Jul 2000 - Mar 2001


Sep 1995 - Jun 1998

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