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Bishoy Takla

Bishoy Takla

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Enthusiastic, high energy and trustworthy Registered Architect and LEED® AP (BD+C) with nine years’ experience and remarkable design and project delivery proficiency. Professionally-trained in Construction Management, Energy-Efficient Buildings. Highly organized, efficient, fast learner, strong work ethic and skilled in all design and construction phases. Work well individually and in team-oriented environments. Strong leadership, project management, and communication skills.

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Employment 

BLDG Management Inc, New York, NY, US, Owner representative/ Commercial Project Manger

 Managed Multi-million dollar projects concurrently as the landlord project manager from conceptual design to tenants’ possession.
 Assisted architects and engineers to achieve buildable, and cost-effective designs for landlord and tenants’ work. In compliance with code / lease agreements.
 Assisted attorneys and brokers with cost estimates, timelines, and drafting work letters portion of leases.
 Represented and negotiated on behalf of the owner in front of insurance companies and adjusters, saved a $100k in one claim.
Administered pre-bid walkthrough, reviewed and answered RFI with the design team, evaluated bids, prepared AIA contracts, approved payment applications, oversaw construction to assure code compliances, tenant’s satisfaction and fulfillment of lease obligation. Prepared a budget for capital improvement projects.

Jul 2014 - current
 

Padilla Construction Services Inc, Westbury, NY, US, Superintendent/ Project manager

 Evaluated construction sites and prepared a construction sequences plan.
 Survey projects’ layout and grades using robotic total station and level.
Managed building material construction and installation activities; planned construction work; oversaw safety procedures, production costs and workmanship; selected and inspected materials to ensure conformance with safety, specification, building codes/ procedures; monitored and inspected subcontractors’ work to ensure compliance with project specifications; investigated and prepared change orders, updated issues that may affect project schedules or cost.

Nov 2012 - Jul 2014
 

Bright Power, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer

Train engineers to use CAD methodology for solar Construction Documents. Designed Photovoltaic (PV) solar systems layout for ground and roof areas. Co-prepared LEED® credit documentation for Via Verde - AIA New Housing New York Award Winner. Troubleshot thermal system in UAC III, Bronx, NY. Collaborated with mechanical, electrical and structural engineers. Received New York Solar Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA) Best Solar Thermal Project of the Year award in 2011. Created a CAD and Sketch Up templates; saved several hours per project.

May 2011 - Nov 2012
 

NYC Housing Authorities, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

Prepared and submitted required project documents, managed documents, and coordinated mailing for all project phases. Collaborated with contractors to ensure compliance with specifications and approved sub-contractors/managed documents of many multimillion dollar projects.

Oct 2010 - Mar 2011
 

DE Properties Management, New York, NY, US, Intern

Developed construction drawings for family house extensions, and conducted site studies, code research and attended city permit meetings.

Oct 2010 - Nov 2010
 

New York City Fire Department (FDNY), New York, NY, US, Intern

Assisted in reviewing submitted plans to obtain FDNY permits.

Sep 2010 - Oct 2010
 

HRA Bureau of Space and Design, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

Created detailed construction drawings and renders for several successful projects, and drafted existing conditions after measuring, sketching and rendering.
Worked with clients to develop implementable designs according to their requirements by responding to construction administration requests and planned/checked corrections, researching Americans with Disability Act (ADA) accessibility compliance and design codes, assisting in interior design of residential projects, and attending client meetings and prepared presentations.
Introduced and used CAD as a presentation tool to show clients/colleges the process of the design.

Sep 2008 - May 2010
 

Education 

The General Society of Mechanics/Tradesmen, New York, NY, US, Certificate in Construction Project Management

Sep 2012 - current
 

City College of New York (CCNY), New York, NY, US, Masters, Master of Sustainability in Architecture

3.7 GPA, Capstone project “Impacts on Sustainability of Building Deconstruction.”

Jun 2010 - Dec 2011
 

NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate, New York, NY, US, High Performance and Energy Efficient Buildings

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Passive House Academy, Passive House Primer Course

Mar 2011 - Apr 2011
 

New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Architectural Technology

3.6 GPA, Dean’s List, final project “Master Plan for Fulton Street Mall”

Jun 2008 - Jun 2010
 

Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Sep 2002 - Jun 2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills