Kathleen Sandberg

Kathleen Sandberg

Ringwood, NJ, US



Currently searching for a flexible hours in-person/remote position in an active architectural or AEC firm that requires a “jack-of-all-trades” architectural designer/project manager capable of assisting at all phases of design, from site development & zoning analysis through construction documentation & administration.


Herbst-Musciano, LLC, Boonton, NJ, US, CAD Draftsman/Project Architect

The office “go-to” person for online research (building codes, local ordinances, product specifications).
Experienced in Energy Benchmarking; proficient with Energy Star Portfolio Manager
Member of LEED v4 ID+C certification project team; responsible for USGBC documentation online
(EMD Fitout - 1200 Intrepid Avenue, Philadelphia Navy Yard)
Oversaw numerous NJ Public Contract projects (Morris County, NJ); Estimating/budgeting/specification.
Documented & redesigned facilities to support changing curriculum at vocational schools located in NJ, CO, CT
Provided design, documentation & construction oversight of residential additions, accessory buildings & kitchen renovations in Northern NJ (“Jersey Farmhouse Kitchen”, S2/E1, HGTV “America’s Most Desperate Kitchens”)
Oversaw PANYNJ Tenant project development & documentation; PANYNJ submittals/permitting process

Sep 2012 - Mar 2020

Callori Architects, Leonia, NJ, US, Project Manager/Project Architect

Attending client meetings, responding directly to client concerns
Developing initial sketches & ideas into full-fledged construction docs;
Soliciting & reviewing contractor bids, running weekly construction meetings;
Managing multiple projects, simultaneously, from inception through to punchlist;
Multiple projects I ran have been published (Most recent: (201)Home – Fall 2011 issue);
Received a “Historic Preservation Commendation Award” from the Bergen County Historic Preservation Advisory Board for an addition to the Terhune-Demarest Dwelling in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ (2009);
Acted as Project Architect for 64,000 SF Synagogue in Upper Dublin, PA (Completed in 2006);
Rewrote office standard specifications for Commercial, Residential, Ecclesiastical & “Green” projects;
Became thoroughly knowledgeable about NJ, NY & PA State Building codes, as well as local “archaic” codes (PA Labor & Industry, NYC 1968 Building Code).

Jan 2001 - Aug 2012


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1995 - Jun 1998

Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ, US, Drafting & Design

Jan 1991 - May 1994


“Historic Preservation Commendation Award”, Award

Was part of a team that received a “Historic Preservation Commendation Award” from the Bergen County Historic Preservation Advisory Board for an addition/renovation of the Terhune-Demarest Dwelling in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ.


Areas of Specialization