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J. Paige Bloom, RA, CDT, LEED AP BD+C

J. Paige Bloom, RA, CDT, LEED AP BD+C

New York, NY, US

 

About 

LICENSED ARCHITECT SEEKING NEW POSITION AS PROJECT MANAGER/ARCHITECT OR ARCHITECTURE/CONSTRUCTION-RELATED INDUSTRY 

Solutions-focused Project Manager offering 20 years of experience in various construction projects, including residential, mixed-use, institutional, industrial, and community architecture. Industrious project coordinator with the unique ability to assess the big picture, as well as the details of a project’s scope. Versatile resourceful designer, accomplished at creating quality designs while balancing vernacular aesthetics, functional efficiency, and sustainable design sensibilities to meet client satisfaction. Collaboration-oriented project leader talented at building strong working partnerships with clients and consultants. Feel free to request a pdf copy of resume and/or portfolio samples via email on this site. 

Specialties:
Project Management | Project Coordination | Construction Administration | Creative Conceptual Design 

Employment 

J. Paige Bloom, RA, CDT, LEED AP BD+C

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Ahuja Partnership Architects | New York, NY | 2016-2017
Project Manager, Higher Education
• Collaborated on design of new Intermediate Distribution Frame Closets on all levels including coordination of electrical conduit, sprinkler lines, liquid/gas refrigeration lines, lighting, ceilings, and fire-rated wall assemblies
• Drafted millwork and tile design drawings for Pool Office/Toilets and Men’s/Women’s Toilet/Locker rooms
• Projects included Marshak Science Building and Steinman Hall at City College of NY, New York, NY

Nelligan White Architects, PLLC – New York, NY | 2015-2016
Senior Architect, Industrial/Community/Residential
• Directed design coordination amongst Clients, Design Team, and Consultants
• Designed generator hall in compliance with code including Appendix G, ASCE-24 and zoning
• Estimated and incorporated value engineering with cost and quality control adherence
• Performed construction document quality control on team projects
• Projects included Carey Gardens Central Heating Plant / Community Center, Coney Island, ($15M construction): 4-story Community Center with attached Central Heating Plant and backup generation

Doban Architecture, PC - Brooklyn, NY | 2012-2015
Project Manager, Higher Education
• Managed construction documents from schematic design through construction administration
• Attended weekly construction meetings with Contractor and subcontractors
• Coordinated with DOB and other governmental agencies pertaining to building construction
• Reviewed, logged and responded to Request for Information and submittals in written and sketch format
• Projects included a Dormitory at Monroe College, New Rochelle, NY ($24M construction): 312-beds with courtyard and media center; Five-bedroom apartment renovation, New York, NY

Freelance – Greater New York Area | 2010-2011
Architectural Consultant, Apartment Renovations

Goshow Architects, LLP - New York, NY 2007-2009
Project Manager, Higher Education
• Achieved LEED Gold certification through careful LEED planning of all disciplines’ credits
• Facilitated fast-track construction, resulting in on time and on track performance
• Conducted meetings amongst 20-25 team members, including Clients, Consultants, and Contractors
• Projects included the Summit at Queens College, Flushing, NY ($54M construction): 506-bed dormitory over an 89-space parking garage, auxiliary multi-use space, landscaped courtyard, and green roof construction

Dean Marchetto Architects, PC - Hoboken, NJ | 2005-2007
Design Project Manager, Mixed-Use Residential
• Conceptualized vernacular design of Low/Mid-rise Multi-family Residential/ Commercial Buildings
• Drafted development drawings for planning board submittal and approval
• Projects included Port Imperial, West New York, NJ; Willow Ave and Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ

DiCara Rubino Architects - Wayne, NJ | 2002-2005
Project Architect, Education
• Designed, drafted, and performed construction phases: field survey through construction documents
• Projects included Ho-Ho-Kus and Ann Blanche Smith Elementary School Additions, Hillsdale, NJ; Cucinella Elementary School Interiors, Long Valley, NJ; Bello Penthouse Renovation, Cliffside Park, NJ

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE | 1994-2002
Siegel Architects, PC | Project Architect | Residential | Chatham, NJ
Eric Smith Associates, PC | Project Architect | Resort Townhomes | Boulder, CO
The Tricarico Group, PC | Project Manager | Retail | Wayne, NJ

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
• Hurricane Sandy Recovery, Volunteer - New York, NY
• MS 150 Fundraising Bicycle Tour - New Jersey, Pennsylvania
• Make-A-Wish Foundation Bicycle Tour - New Jersey
• Open Space and Mountain Parks – Boulder, CO

May 1994 - current
 

Education 

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, BArch, Architecture

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
• 2004 Registered Architect - State of New Jersey
• LEED AP BD+C - U.S. Green Building Council
• Construction Document Technologist - CSI
• 16-HR Hanging Scaffold User Certificate
• 4-HR Supported Scaffold User Certificate

Sep 1984 - May 1989
 

Awards 

Craftsmanship Award, Washington Building Congress, Inc., Award

1998
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills