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Jason Gates

Jason Gates

Redwood City, CA, US

 

About 

I am looking for AXP hours and consider myself a loyal, hard working employee. I have experience in construction and earned my B. Arch from Carnegie Mellon University. I am also a rock climbing guide and have traveled around the country exploring national parks.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Lowell Public Schools, Lowell, MA, US, Paraprofessional

Small group teaching; file paperwork and other administrative duties; administer state exams; monitor student progress and capabilities.

Sep 2017 - Feb 2019
 

Miller Custom Craftsmen, Boston, MA, US, Carpenter's Apprentice

Record experience hours across several categories, including framing, demolition, custom furniture, tile, window installation, concrete masonry, site measurements, waterproofing, siding, and roofing.

Apr 2015 - Sep 2017
 

Brooklyn Boulders Somerville, Somerville, MA, US, Designer+Drafter

Design and draft a set of documents for a climbing gym. Working from sketches and coordinating with client and construction lead. The design was a three piece climbing wall for training young climbers.

May 2014 - Jun 2014
 

Studio Christian Wassmann, New York, NY, US, Rigger+Builder

I worked with designer to form high-tension lines supporting vinyl tent pavilion. I build benched and interior comforts out of plywood.

Feb 2013 - Mar 2013
 

Urban Design Build Studio, Carnegie Mellon, John Folan, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Designer+Builder

Puriflume
Developing and completing a proof of concept prototype for a mobile water spray park.

I coordinated the trailer selection and specifications; participated in the entry stair design; developed process drawings and design documents; the plumbing installation; painting-sanding-finishing all MDO components, drafting the construction document set.

The initial design was developed by a team of students as a part of a larger implementation for a water park in Leslie, PA. The Puriflume was a spin-off from that plan and became the focus for the remaining design team, including myself, for another year.

Aug 2011 - Aug 2012
 

Education 

Groton Dunstable Regional High School, High School, na

AP Fine Art, AP Physics, AP Statistics, calculus, latin, geometry. High honors.

Aug 2003 - current
 

Bunker Hill Community College, Charlestown, MA, US, Technical

Revit BIM class

Sep 2018 - Feb 2019
 

Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA, US, Arts

Writing and drafting essays.

Jan 2013 - May 2013
 

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, US, BArch, Architecture

Broad exposure to architecture and building. 5 year program for professional NAAB accredited degree. Elective studies include Revit, GIS and philosophy. I was on the Dean's list in 2007, 2011 and 2012. I participated in the Thesis program and the Urban Design Build Program my last year.

Aug 2007 - May 2013
 

Awards 

Art-All-State, Scholarship

Regional art student award to spend a weekend at a museum retreat center building installation art.

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills