Hance Mercedes

Hance Mercedes

New York, NY, US



My name is Hance Mercedes and I am a graduate of New York City College of Technology; I have a Bachelors Degree Architectural Technology. I am a person who is very passionate about the Architectural field. I love having my hands involved in every aspect of a project. My people skills go beyond what a resume can describe. I've always had the ability to interact with people in all kinds of situations. I strive well in leadership positions because not only can I command a team and lead it to success but also know how to welcome suggestions and am open to ideas that can improve the task at hand.

I consider myself to be a very goal orientated person who will not stop until all are accomplished. My will to learn, succeed, and improve has helped me advance in my field. Hopefully we can have an opportunity to meet and you make your best assessment on how factual my profile actually is.


HH Building Consultants & Architecture, PC, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect/Assistant Project Manager

● Responsible for preparing and producing construction documents and carrying
out a variety of property projects from planning through execution.
● Perform redline changes and revisions based on objection sheet from D.O.B.
● Conduct meeting with clients, site visits, and site surveys.
● Assist with contract administration tasks, organize and maintain project files.
● Design site safety plans for submittal and approval at B.E.S.T Squad

Apr 2011 - current

Homeland Safety Consultants Inc., New York, NY, US, Assistant Project Manager

● Responsible for planning, directing, & coordinating site safety related functions
● Design site safety plans for submittal and approval at B.E.S.T Squad
● Create pre-construction safety planning checklist.
● Form Fire Safety Plans, Fire Protection Plans & Emergency Action Plans
based on site surveys taken from on-field measurements.

Jan 2012 - Jan 2012

Levy Lighting NYC, New York, NY, US, Lighting Designer

● Created lighting concepts and designs based upon site, budget & clients’ needs
● Drafted lighting designed drawings for on-field use.

May 2008 - Aug 2009

Bricolage Designs, Brooklyn, NY, US, Junior Architect

● Developed detailed working drawings and specifications for project approval
● Prepared architectural plans, elevations, selections and detail sheets.
● Visited construction sites to ensure that work is carried out timely and properly.
● Performed preliminary code analysis under the supervision of an architect.
● Conducted preliminary studies of proposed projects to obtain information as to
space and design requirements, obtaining measurements and making sketches
preliminary to the preparation of construction documents.

Jul 2007 - Feb 2008


New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architectural Technology

The bachelor's degree focuses on the latest technologies currently being used in the renovation, restoration and preservation of existing buildings. The program provides a basic understanding and the practical skills needed to function as an assistant in an architectural office. Graduates from our bachelor degree program will be qualified to work as project managers or job captains in architectural offices. They are provided with immediately marketable skills and a solid foundation for career advancement. Graduates from this program could qualify to go on to earn a master's degree in architecture.

Aug 2004 - Jun 2009

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