Yehuda Akerman

Yehuda Akerman

Forest Hills, NY, US



Full Resume Available Upon Request, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Manage a small team of employees to collaborate in the preperation of construction
documentation for city submittal
Liaise with architects, engineers, clients and various city agencies to obtain building construction and zoning approval
Interpret architectural, construction, structural, plumbing and mechanical drawings
Analyze plan examiner drawing submission objections, in order to compose viable solutions for approval
Revise drawings to indicate necessary plan revisions on behalf of a licensed professional
Communicate with New York City plan examiners to review construction drawings, building and zoning code to ensure compliance with city standards
Advance approval from city agencies consistently and successfully for time sensitive projects
Conceive inventive solutions to elevated issues deterring completion of construction with
borough commissioners across the city
Arrange site visits and inspections with over one hundred Building Department professionals
Represent the company as part of the NYC HUB Program, a pilot program implemented by NYC
to eliminate paper - transitioning the filing system to digital documentation

Jan 2011 - current

Gregg Rothstein, Architect, Hillside, NJ, US, Architectural Intern

Prepared necessary office documentation for construction plan submission
Researched procedure to navigate various city agencies for approvals
Developed communication and interpersonal skills via strong professional relationships with colleagues in the field
Studied complicated Building Department processes to adapt to unpredictable hindrances and successfully obtain authorization
Organized and manage archival documents

Jan 2010 - Dec 2011


AIAS | NYIT Old Westbury, New York, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2007 - May 2011


Competition Participant, Sukkah City, Other

Assembled and organized a team of 4 to develop a succinct competition entry, which included full working drawings and 3D renderings


Freeport Boxing Gym design competition, 1st Place

Consulted directly with the client to develop a detailed outline of project requirements for the Police Athletic League boxing gym expansion
Led the design team to produce a comprehensive proposal for an addition to the P.A.L.
Community boxing facility
Created a comprehensive set of working drawings including plans, elevations, renderings, models and material studies
Researched other athletic facility buildings as precedent studies
Presented final proposal to the Mayor and the town of Freeport


Design Studio - Urban Design competition, 1st Place

Collaborated as a team of three in a year-long competition to successfully redesign and develop a five-square mile suburban town in Long Island, NY


Student Exhibition, 4th year design studio, Nomination

Selected for display in top student exhibitions - High Density Residential model featured