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Benjamin Santana

Benjamin Santana

Dorado, PR, US

 

About 

Employment 

Benjamin Santana Rivera, Architect, Dorado, PR, US, Proncipal

Focused on providing architectural design and project management services for several residential, hospitality, institutional, business, commercial, retail, industrial and DoD projects. Provided architectural consulting and project management services to Washington Group International, Creative Developments and AD+G, PSC. Corporate clients include: Starbucks Coffee, Subway, Panda Express, Winestyles and Modérnica (an authorized Apple dealer in Puerto Rico).

General Scope of services: Pre-design services and consulting, site and facility master planning, architectural design, bid and construction support, general architectural consulting and permitting.

May 2005 - current
 

Caribbean Architects & Engineers (Fluor), Guaynabo, PR, US, Senior Architect

Main duties included: Leading role in architectural design for various complex commercial and industrial projects, Architect in charge of interdisciplinary coordination, preparation of construction documents, QA checking and construction support. Provide assistance to the architectural department manager in administrative functions (preparation of proposals, definition of the architectural scope of work for projects and preparation of man-hours estimate).

Nov 2012 - Feb 2014
 

School of Architecture - Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, US, Capstone Design Professor

Design professor for the mid-trimester in a sequence of capstone design project.

Nov 2006 - Jun 2008
 

Jacobs, San Juan, PR, US, Senior Architect

Main duties included: Leading role in architectural design, Architect in charge of interdisciplinary coordination, preparation of construction documents, QA checking and construction support. Project manager for various commercial and industrial projects in charge of the preparation of Project Execution Plans managing project budget and schedule. Provided assistance to the architectural department manager in administrative functions (preparation of proposals, definition of the architectural scope of work for projects and preparation of man-hours estimate).

Sep 2003 - Apr 2005
 

Lockwood Greene Engineers/ CH2M Hill, San Juan, PR, US, Project Architect

Main duties included: Leading role in architectural design, Architect in charge of interdisciplinary coordination, preparation of construction documents, QA checking and construction support. Project manager for various commercial projects in charge of the preparation of Project Execution Plans managing project budget and schedule. Provide assistance to the architectural department manager in administrative functions.

Jun 2000 - Aug 2003
 

Education 

University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, Rio Piedras, PR, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 1995 - May 1998
 

University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, Rio Piedras, PR, US, BArch, Environmental Design

Aug 1990 - May 1995
 

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