Guillermo Hernandez

Guillermo Hernandez

Covina, CA, US



Guillermo Hernandez
15826 E. Queenside Drive, Covina, CA  91722
(626) 991-0328 –                      

I am seeking a direction in my career where I can better utilize my strong construction and design skills in the Community Development field. All of my education and work experience benefits the contribution I would make to your Design Team.

As a Project and Design Manager, I obtain over 22 years of combined experience in Method of Construction and Architectural Design.  The knowledge and experience I attained working in the field and Architectural Design experience has gave me the capability to successfully design, manage, understand and complete projects from beginning to end successfully, on time and on budget. I obtain years of experience working closely with City Departments on development programs- incorporating City Zoning, City Ordinances, and applicable Variances, to ensure compliance with City Department Standards and Common Practices for City approval.  I work directly with City Departments for approval of new construction and renovation of developments such as; malls, strip centers, and stand alone facilities.  My work experience includes Industrial, Commercial, and Residential development programs.  Uses varied from; Administrative, Retail, Commercial, Restaurants, Convenient Stores, Service Stations, Big Box Retail, Housing and more. The complexity of projects ranges from the Design of a simple Trash Enclosure or Electrical upgrade on the primary and secondary service to the Design of new strip centers with stand alone Uses. All projects included the strategic and proper selection of City approved paint colors and materials; roofing, siding, stucco, stone, pavers, veneers, tiles, landscaping, hardscaping, signage, lighting, U.G. Electrical Design and distribution and other design elements that are visible to the public.  My strong construction and design background allows me to capture these concepts and adapt your company standards to meet the City’s requirements and standards and other areas of common practice and to translate this to successful projects.

All programs, projects and clients I have worked on also involved one or more of the following listed areas. Due to my responsibilities I have a thorough knowledge of each:

Mapping           Zoning          Conditional Use Permits          Landscaping Packages          Lot Line Adjustments        
Tract Map Sub-Dividing           Zone Changes          Land Use Variances          Parking Analysis          Signage          Lighting 
Electrical Upgrades of Primary and Secondary Lines       Switchgear, Transformer and U.G. Vault design and installation     Traffic Control Plans          Sample Boards          Colored Rendering      Interior Design   Ground ups    Raze and Rebuilds
Wal-mart    Home Depot     Jo-Ann Fabrics     Carl’s Jr     Taco Bell     Mc Donald’s     7-Eleven     Quizno’s   and  more…    
In my previous position, I manage the drafting department and staff.  I provide strong and motivating leadership to maintain an efficient department.  I am the single point of contact for production through all project phases. I am accountable for the scope of work (deliverables), budget and schedule and to maintain real time status updates in an interactive computer tracking system. 

I also possess an outstanding knowledge of Auto Cad and GIS software.  I have created company Architectural Standards which are commonly applied to our daily practice in Architecture.  I have a very strong understanding in Method of Construction and Construction Documents and how it applies to production.  Thorough software experience with Auto Cad Version R12 - 2012, G.I.S., Windows ’95, ’98, 2000, 2007, Microsoft Works 2.5, Microsoft Works 3.0, MS Word, MS Excel/Spreadsheet, Adobe Page Maker 8, PowerPoint, ICQ, Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator; Typing 40 wpm; Copier Machines; Fax; Phone Etiquette; Bilingual – Spanish; Professional appearance and demeanor; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Handle multiple tasks and to plan, organize and prioritize work; detail oriented: extremely organized; work well with others.

Combined with my experience and skills, I am Hard Working, Loyal, Dependable,  Honest, Professional, and Respectful.  I am a Supportive Teammate and Motivating Leader as is required , I work well with others and I am a Quick Learner. 

I look forward to the opportunity to meet with you and discuss my qualifications in further detail.

Sincerely, Guillermo Hernandez


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Apr 1997 - Feb 2000

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Supervise construction staff, Assure that the project is being constructed correctly, on time and on budget.

Dec 1992 - Jan 1997

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Sep 1997 - Jun 1998

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Sep 1988 - Jun 1992

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