Carmen Chandler

Carmen Chandler

Dubois, WY, US




brooks Lake Lodge, Dubois, WY, US, Guide, Customer Service

Jun 2012 - current

Consulting, Cincinnati, OH, US, Architecture

Between 2010-2012 I had a couple of short term positions helping out small architect firms along with executing a few independent commissions.

Jan 2010 - May 2012

Citibank, Florence, KY, US, Personal Banker, One Stop Sales Associate

Jan 2012 - Feb 2012

Longworth Hall, Cincinnati, OH, US, Assistant Property Manager

Mar 2009 - Jan 2010

Burgess & Niple, Cincinnati, OH, US, Project Manager

Burgess & Niple, Incorporated is an A/E firm employing approximately 625 people in twenty-one offices across the nation. Ranked 129th on the 2009 Top 500 Design Firm list by Engineering News Record (ENR), B&N provides a full spectrum of architectural, planning, engineering, environmental, and construction services.

Senior Project Manager and Project Designer accountable for P/L of assigned projects totaling over one hundred million dollars in construction costs. Responsible for client relationships, contract management, project delivery strategy, staffing, budget, schedule, and quality control. Presented projects at large community meetings and led community design charrettes. Managed large-scale, complex, multi-discipline design-bid-build projects for the Ohio State Facilities Commission. Worked with B&N Federal Design Build Partners at the front-end of a wide variety of project types establishing B&N’s scope, negotiating fee, executing design, and leading internal team. Acquired unique experience providing design quality control and LEED tracking services for one of B&N’s largest Federal Design Build clients. Project included multiple building types executed by multiple design firms across the nation.

Jun 2005 - Feb 2009

Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood, Montgomery, AL, US, Project Manager, Project Architect, Project Designer

Goodwyn, Mills, & Cawood is a multi-disciplinary firm employing approximately 325 people in ten offices in Alabama, Florida, and Tennessee. Seven divisions, Architecture, Municipal, Civil, Transportation, Environmental, Surveying, and Landscape, provide a single-source team for their diverse clients.

Project Manager, Project Architect, and Project Designer for multiple clients concurrently with diverse projects ranging from one hundred fifty thousand to thirty million dollars. Example projects illustrating scale and diversity include twenty-acre complex for City of Auburn Water and Sewer Board, Courthouse renovations for the USDA, new laboratories for the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, Visitor Center for Southern Poverty Law and various Collegiate and school projects for local and State agencies.
Responsible for client relationships, budgeting, scheduling, team leadership, consultant coordination, bid documents, contracts, bidding, and post-bid negotiations. Coordinated overall project team which often included several specialty consultants from around the country. Accountable for client satisfaction, project profitability, document quality, and team growth.

Provided programming, site selection, project cost projections, project planning, schematic and design development services. Oversaw presentation production and wrote proposals. Presented at public meetings.

Dec 2001 - May 2005

Steed Hammond Paul, Cincinnati, OH, US, Project Designer, Project rchitect, Construction Administrator

Steed, Hammond, Paul is a firm employing approximately 100 people across three Ohio offices. They are a nationally recognized, award-winning firm focusing on education.

Project Designer and Project Architect for multiple K-8, High School, and Collegiate projects, specializing in renovations and specialty projects. As production team leader, coordinated with consultants and managed production team ranging from 1 to 8 people. Structured both construction phasing and bid package scheduling. Executed bid documents, including specifications and RediCheck drawings, and obtained permits.

Construction Administrator full-time for an Arts and Sciences wing that was a guaranteed maximum project. Reviewed shop drawings, conducted construction meetings with Owner and Contractors, answered RFIs, issued bulletins, and processed pay applications.

Jan 1998 - Nov 2001


Miami University, Oxford, OH, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 1991 - May 1994

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, Bachelors, History

Aug 1984 - May 1987

Areas of Specialization