Jan Simkhada

Jan Simkhada

Phoenix, AZ, US

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Aiming to obtain a respective career as an architect with the utilization of obtained executive and professional expertise. 


HDR, Phoenix, AZ, US, Architecture Coordinator 2

• Under supervision of a licensed Architect evaluate, select and apply architectural techniques, procedures and modifications
for assignments that require investigation of many variables.
• Evaluate, select and apply architectural techniques, procedures and modifications to architectural construction documents
and details.
• Assist Project Architects, Designers, other Architectural Project Coordinators or Technicians as needed, and take
responsibility for work in all phases of the architectural process.
• Assist with the development of design concepts; prepare graphic materials to communicate concepts; perform
independent pre-design research on subject, context and precedents; build physical scale models and develop
digital renderings of architectural concepts; and evaluate, select and apply architectural techniques, procedures, and
modifications to presentations, architectural design and construction documents.

Sep 2018 - May 2023

TK Architects International, Kansas City, MO, US, Architectural Designer

• Prepare architectural plans and renderings for review by a licensed Architect, this includes creating construction
documents which involves preparing submittals for regulatory approval and communicating design ideas to clients.
• Develop designs and working from the designs of others, this may include preparing rough and detailed scale design plans
for foundations, buildings, and structures based on preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations and
specification sheets, reviewing building codes and regulations.
• Participate in Project Management relating to the delivery on contractual obligations including budgeting,
communication, coordination, documentation, oversight, and execution on projects.
• Provide construction contract administration services including review of submittals and shop drawings, requests for
information, applications for payment, and conducting architectural reviews in the field, which may include ensuring
builder compliance with design specifications and advising on design corrections.
• Compile data, including data from project sites, planning, zoning, environmental and building regulations, preparation of
program or brief documents, product research and selection of materials and systems.

Jun 2016 - Aug 2018

Prabal Thapa Architects, Phoenix, Architect

Drafting, designing, site visits, 2D and 3D modeling.

Aug 2012 - Aug 2013


Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, US, Masters, Architecture

Master of Science in Design Theory

Aug 2014 - May 2016

Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Kathmandu, NP, BArch, Architecture

5 years of Bachelor in Architecture program.

Jan 2006 - Jan 2011

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