David X. Rodriguez

David X. Rodriguez

Costa Mesa, CA, US



Architect in training, working towards licensure, with five years experience in the production of construction documents and three years experience in junior project management. Highly motivated in the use of BIM software throughout all steps of design development, construction and facility management. Completed required hours of NCARB’s Internship Development Program for licensure (5,600 hours). Languages: English, Spanish.


Studio T-Square, Long Beach, CA, US, BIM Coordinator/ Job Captain

Feb 2015 - current

MVE + Partners, Inc., Irvine, CA, US, Production

Jan 2012 - Feb 2015

EFE Architects, San Juan, PR, US, Architectural Designer

• Assisted in the planning and scheduling processes before project commence.
• Analyzed and developed approaches to the creation and modification of construction documents.
• Coordinated the setup of software parameters and standards for project team.
• Conducted product and code research and incorporated the codes into technical documents.
• In collaboration with the project manager, directed production of schematic, design development and construction documents complying with project scope, schedule and cost.
• Assisted project manager in ensuring that documentation for all phases conformed to quality assurance and best practice standards, as well as in the coordination of project information between client, consultants and contractor.
• Assisted in construction administration document management (e.g. RFI’s, RFP’s, change orders.)
• Reviewed shop drawings, material samples and CD’s for conformance with design.
• Experience with commercial & governmental interiors, residential, educational (UPR simulation labs & PBL rooms), transportation (FAA ATCT) & public spaces (beach boardwalk & cyclist trails)

Jun 2008 - Sep 2011

Solar House - Decathlon Competition 2009 (University of Puerto Rico), San Juan, PR / Washington DC, Designer & Junior Construction Manager

• Coordinated the architectural & structural graphic parts of the construction documents as per USNCS requirements.
• Coordinated the bid-process for the selection of the structural sub-contractor.
• Assisted in the scheduling and coordination of the construction phase
• Oversaw operations during construction phase and performed inspections for conformance with construction documents and compliance with quality standards.
• Directly responsible to construction manager.
• Provided ongoing project information and project reviews as required by management.

Aug 2008 - Oct 2009

Chemaquetas Inc. Architectural Modeling and Propmaking Workshop, San Juan, PR, US, Model maker, draftsman, CNC operator

• Skills required at this job included; drawings interpretation, use and handling epilog laser cnc equipment, demonstrate leadership attitude and work at a fast pace without compromising quality.

Jan 2003 - Jul 2007


University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR, US, MArch, ARCHITECTURE

Professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. This first professional degree in the field of architecture, offered by School of Architecture, prepares students to effectively practice the profession and empowers them to address a multiplicity of possibilities within the contemporary reality of the discipline and market. It consists of a two-year curriculum sequence for students who have completed a Bachelors degree in Environment Design (BED).

The Masters degree is designed to be completed in two years. The student must complete 56 credits, 18 of which are elective courses, with a minimum grade point average of 3.00. The elective credits may be completed in graduate programs of other faculties, as well as in the School of Architecture.

Aug 2007 - May 2009

University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR, US, Bachelors, Environmental Design

The Bachelor of Environmental Design (bED) Program is a four-year, non-professional degree offered by the School of Architecture. It is intended as a preparatory degree for students interested in pursuing a professional graduate degree in architecture. The program also enables students to pursue careers in design-related fields.

Aug 2001 - May 2006



Explore economy, aesthetics and versatility in steel construction of a leisure shed. The project aims to maximize the space and recognize the importance of its surroundings while fulfilling the programmatic spaces specified by the client, a non-profit institution.


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