Eric Wyss

Eric Wyss

Chicago, IL, US



- Highly skilled and experienced project leader with an established history of exceeding goals and creating client satisfaction
- Licensed architect in the State of Illinois



Pappageorge Haymes Partners, Chicago, IL, US, Senior Project Architect

- Comprehensive involvement in all aspects of design-bid-build project delivery from site evaluation to post-occupancy on a variety of developments including multi-unit residential, retail, financial, office and educational
- Serve as project manager on all size developments up to $85 million construction cost for a 30-story residential tower
- Complete all construction and bidding documents and achieve accurate contractor understanding of project
- Coordinate with all design consultants for their scope of work and ensure that project schedule is maintained
- Perform building and zoning code analyses for City of Chicago and other municipalities and ensure compliance; meet with building department officials to resolve code review comments
- Represent architect at regular job-site meetings with client and contractor and resolve design and construction issues
- Respond to all requests for information from contractors; review submittals for all portions of the work for compliance with design intent
- Review general contractor applications for payment for conformance to the progress of the work; evaluate change orders regarding additional scope
- Identify out-of-scope services for purpose of accurate project accounting
- Supervise junior staff and effectively develop and communicate objectives so that intended results are accomplished
- Served as firm liaison to building product representatives; managed incoming material and incorporated into office library and also arranged biweekly continuing education lunch seminars

Jul 2002 - current

Optima, Inc., Glencoe, IL, Architectural Intern, Assistant Field Superintendent

- Participated in every aspect of architect-led design-build project delivery for various new multi-unit residential and mixed-use developments
- Considerable document production and field supervision experience with a focus on general building design and construction along with various levels of customization of individual dwelling and commercial units

Jan 1998 - May 2002

The Dearborn Associates of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Intern

- Prepared contract documents for the rehabilitation of existing historic multi-unit residential buildings; performed accessibility code surveys on selected Chicago Public Schools so recommendations could be made for future facility improvements

May 1996 - Dec 1997


Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, BArch, College of Architecture

Aug 1995 - May 2000

Areas of Specialization