Francisco James

Francisco James

Los Angeles, CA, US



30 years in the architectural field with specialized experience in healthcare planning & design, as well as residential planning & design. Seeking an exciting role as Senior Job Captain or Senior Project Manager at a firm that leads with innovation and sustainability in healthcare or commercial architecture.

Project Management
Construction Administration
Revit + BIM 360
Bluebeam Revu
Building Codes
Site Survey


Haynes + Oakley, Architects, Sierra Madre, CA, US, Senior Job Captain

Layout cartoon set per office standards for new projects; coordinate with Project Architect deadlines for each phase of design; coordinate with all trade consultants for submittal and resubmittal of project to OSHPD; keep electronic stick set up to date with all change order submittals, approvals and RFI responses; review OSHPD comments on submitted projects and respond to comments as needed.

Key Projects:
Saint Jude Medical Center: Wound Care Relocation, PBX and Ultrasound Relocation, Radiology Reading and Physicians Lounge Alterations, Modifications to (E) PT/OT Gym and Offices. West Hills Hospital and Medical Center: Wound Care Clinic Tenant Improvement, Supply Fan Replacement.
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center: Generator Replacement Upgrade, MicroTurbine Installation.
Riverside Community Hospital: Chiller and Cooling Tower Replacement, Air Handler Unit Modifications, Automated System Upgrade, Emergency Boiler Replacement
Children’s Hospital of Orange County: NICU Project, 6th Floor Parent Laundry Toilet and Shower Room.
Good Samaritan Hospital (San Jose): HVAC System Upgrade, Chiller Plant Replacement.

Apr 2012 - Apr 2020

Alfred M. Davis & Associates, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer/Draftsman

Prepared and produced all contract documents; prepared schematics, designs, and preliminary construction documents; expedited all phases of permits; oversaw construction administration of residential remodel.

Nov 1999 - Sep 2011

Lee Burkhart Liu (LBL), Inc., Marina del Rey, CA, US, Job Captain

Construction administration for LAC USC Acute Care Unit, Santa Barbara Pharmacy and Clinical Lab Relocation; coordinated project drawings with all trade consultants; prepared drawing package for submittal to OSHPD; reviewed shop drawing submittal and responding RFI from contractor; submitted Differed Approval and Change Orders packages to OSHPD; conducted daily field walk inspection of TI construction and generated field reports; coordinated meetings with owner and department users for new space remodel, equipment, etc.; prepared architectural documents for projects, from schematic design phase through construction documents.

Key Projects:
St. Mary’s Hospital: Cardiovascular Imaging Remodel (Revit Project)
Redlands Community Hospital: Women’s Pavilion, Support Building, 2nd Floor TI, Remodel to Medical Surgery and ICU
LAC & USC Medical Center Replacement Project: 2nd Level TI Acute Care Conversion
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Replacement: 2nd floor remodel of Endoscopy, Non-Invasive Cardio, P.T. /Cardio / Hydro and Waiting and Lounge departments; Pharmacy Relocation and Clinical Lab Relocation; NICU phase redesign
Twin Cities Community Hospital: Guarding Unit

Apr 2000 - Jan 2011

CannonDesign, Los Angeles, CA, US, CAD Drafter

Produced final set of architectural production drawings, permit drawings, construction drawings using AutoCAD Release 14; worked with the Project Architect in setting up full set of reproducible drawings for projects.

Nov 1999 - Apr 2000

CaliforniaMart, Los Angeles, CA, US, CAD Manager/Construction Manager

Worked directly with contractors and consultant on tenant’s improvement schedules and architectural designs. Managed tenant improvement estimating cost with Timberline estimating software Version 3.1, Timberline Precision Link with AutoCAD, and Ketive Architectural software (third party software to R14). Maintained and managed AutoCAD System Accumulation and processing of field measurements and conditions of existing building, into in-house CAD system utilizing AutoCAD Release 14. Managed and tracked facility’s square footage with Archibus facilities managements software Release 10.1 lease module (third party software to R14). Managed and tracked facility furniture inventory with Archibus furniture module. Produced full set of architectural production drawings for tenant improvement facilities projects, including redlines and revisions, using AutoCAD Release 14.

Mar 1990 - Oct 1999


Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural

Degree of Associate in Arts Architecture.

Jul 1991 - Dec 1993

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Pomona ca, Architectural

Architectural Classes towards a Bachelor Degree, (Incomplete)

Sep 1986 - Oct 1987