Norman High

Norman High

Arroyo Grande, CA, US



Project oriented, Senior Architect who has demonstrated abilities to resolve issues, has integrity, and is a budget oriented team leader capable of achieving success in a environment of diverse field conditions, business conditions and organizations. I have successfully completed large single building projects, retail centers and anchor stores, school projects(K-12, community college and college), retirement facilities and civic projects from the initiation process through project closeout. Proficient in Quality Control reviews, specification editing/writing, technical report reviews, compliance reports, field observation reports and documentation, constructability reviews and contract negotiation/administration/management with a proven track record.


NFH Architects, San Simeon, CA, US, Principal

Reviewed plans and made recommendations to associates regarding constructability and compliance with CC&R's. Dealt with community's building officials in resolving of compliance issues, public entities and planning department meetings.
Projects included site clean ups, private residences, Master Plans for industrial sites.

Oct 2008 - current

HED, Los Angeles, CA, US, Sr. Const. Adminstrator

Reviewed construction sites for progress payments,% payment applications processing/approval, Change Order approval/rejection, revised CD's based on field conditions, Shop Drawing review, revisions' impact on schedule and potential cost impacts, CD and Specification review/coordination/revision. Participated in const. meetings with Owners Rep., Contractors, Building Officials and End Users.
Projects included Elementary School remodels, historic building revitalizations, remodel of civic play house and adding a community center to a Indian Reservation.

Apr 2004 - Oct 2008

Architectural Solutions, Irvine, CA, US, Sr. Architect

Managed all aspects of Quality Control, day to day construction issues on all projects, negotiated with consultants on revisions to contracts, designed and developed new details and standards, reviewed existing field conditions for new equipment attachments, project component determination/configuration.
Projects included cell phones sites, private residences and residences remodels.

Oct 2001 - Apr 2004

HPI Architecture, Newport Beach, CA, US, Constration Administrator

Responsible for multiple projects' progress payment applications, resolution of field issues, Shop Drawing reviews, RFI's responses, owner/user revisions, weekly project meetings, attended public hearings for clients' as proponent of proposed projects, RFP responses, development of new work networking process and enhancement of Quality Control process.

Jul 1998 - Apr 2004


Villinova University, on line course, Masters, Project Management

All courses required to study and pass the Project Management testing to be become a certified Project Manager.

Oct 2010 - Mar 2011

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

All architectural courses and related engineering courses required to obtain degree.

Jun 1972 - Sep 1976

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