Ryan Noel

Ryan Noel

Palmdale, CA, US



I am an experienced project manager specializing in construction management and facilities management. I love to work in the construction industry, but can perform in multiple trades and support functions as needed to ensure project delivery.



California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, US, Assistant Project Manager

Regularly lead delivery of complex projects overseeing renovation and rehabilitation projects for the Institute, including the tenant improvements of space for numerous administrative and higher education facilities, completing the projects when promised and under the prescribed budget.

Managed and assisted in the management of larger projects, $300k - $15M, with oversight of contractors and detailed tasks for the completion of the project. This has also extended into regularly meeting with clients to discuss project scope of work, preparing estimates, tracking and updating schedules, obtaining the final deliverables for projects and providing required executive reports as they are completed. Managed the renovation of residential houses and apartment buildings; conversion of a building for new occupancy type; renovation of lab buildings to provide new office spaces, and research laboratories for engineering, chemistry and biology uses, including all facilities and utilities needed in their support. Management of donor and compliance signage designs and manufacturing for new construction and renovation projects.

Responsibilities included: Maintaining tactical focus on project objectives; Setting clear objectives and defined deliverables; Developing, maintaining and updating cost analysis and forecasts for project duration; Creation of project status reports and communicating to executive project team members; Communicate technical components of project to applicable parties; Manage project finances and budget constraints; Manage, review and negotiate contract change orders; Review project scope data and schedule requirements for procurement of services, equipment and long-lead items and creating action plans to resolve these issues for executive management to review.

Mar 2003 - May 2013

California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, US, Senior Designer

Responsibilities included the production of drawing sets for construction and tenant improvement projects, plus the detailing of As-Built drawings. Developed the CAD Design Standards for the Architectural and Engineering Services Department. Working in unison with project managers, assisted in determining the project requirements and scope of work, while maintaining project deadlines on multiple design projects.

Jul 2000 - Mar 2003

Tru-Roll, Inc, Glendale, CA, US, Drafter

Created detailed mechanical shop drawings and details for the fabrication and installation of theatrical and stage hardware, safety systems, motorized applications, rigging systems and drapery track. Designed custom installations for motion picture studios, performance theaters, amusement parks, museums and educational facilities.

Mar 1999 - Jun 2000


ITT Technical Institute, Sylmar, CA, US, Bachelors, Computer Visulization Technology

Studies included: 3D modeling, Graphic Design, GIS Systems, Web Design, Interactive Design, Pre-Press production design, Animation, Non-Linear Film editing, Audio Design, Computer Illustration, AutoCAD design.

Sep 1999 - Mar 2001

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