Robert Sears

Robert Sears




Attention: To Whom it may concern
Re: Architect
Please accept my application for the position of Architect
I am a dynamic and ambitious architect with twenty plus years experience in various projects and constructions on luxury houses, home units, industrial and commercial buildings, educational and municipal facilities for various architectural firms.
I possess impeccable technical and computer skills with advanced knowledge of AutoCAD, Sketch up, Rivit, Office, Adobe and other graphics communication programs. In previous jobs I have often been called upon to train juniors and other employees in various computer software. 
An excellent working knowledge of contracts administration is also one of my strong points.
My attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills ensure that every project I work on is done accurately and to the highest possible standard. I am comfortable working as part of a team but also have the ability to take an authoritative role when the situation arises. My verbal communication skills and positive attitude make me an effective communicator with all clients I work with.
I am excited about the chance of working for your firm. My enclosed resume clearly demonstrates my interest in sustainability and the way in which my skills and experiences are compatible with this role.
I look forward to the opportunity of discussing my application with you further and how I can significantly contribute to the ongoing success of your company.
Yours sincerely
Robert M. Sears R.A.



Personal Details:
Name: Robert Michael Sears, Architect
Address: 90 Grand Street, Newburgh, New York 12550
Contact Telephone: (845) 561-2678
E-Mail ID:
Profession: Active Registered Architect Licenses from the state of New York and the State of New Jersey.

17 years as an Active Registered Architect, Licensed in the state of New York.
10 years as an Active Registered Architect, Licensed in the state of New Jersey.
Highly motivated with problem solving abilities.
Expert in building technologies and systems necessary for project development.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent time management skills.
Strong design, computer, technical and graphic skills.
Proven ability to work effectively with employees.
Experience in a broad spectrum of project types including retail, high-end residential, commercial, governmental facilities, municipal facilities and/or mixed-use facilities.
Complete knowledge of construction drawing standards and building codes and ansi ada codes.
Excellent communication skills and able to work independently, multi-task and work as part of a team
Excellent creative abilities in architectural design and graphic design for marketing
Developed designs in coordination with client requirements, specifications and goals.
Demonstrated ability of delivering projects within strict time limits and budget constraints.
Compiled materials and systems associated with the development of the Project (ie: material samples and specifications).
Provided construction contract administration reviewing and processing shop drawings, field observations, reports, change orders, approvals of material samples and pay requests with emphasis on efficiency, quality assurance and rapid project closeout.
Coordinated and maintained project files including correspondence, drawings, and other relevant materials associated with projects
Predominantly responsible for architectural autocad production and document coordination.
Develop details that are consistent with the design direction, and support the overall quality of the project.
Proficient in Autocad, Sketchup, Microsoft Office and some Revit experience.
Performed filed investigations and documenting existing conditions.
Provided accurate, timely production and delivery of documents while focusing on overall document quality.
Perform non-routine and complex drafting assignments within company and industry standards and codes.
Work well with vendors across commercial, private and public sectors
Coordinated construction documents design with engineers, structural, mechanical, electrical and building departments.
Perform various tasks and assists project teams working on a variety of projects and project phases including but not limited to each of the following project phases: Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, Construction Administration, Marking up Specifications and Bidding & Negotiations
Demonstrated dependability in meeting task and project deadlines
Mentored less experienced Architectural Interns and offers advice, training, and direction.
Communicated regularly with the Client, Contractors and Public Authorities as necessary for timely project completion.
Travel to Project Job Site as required to facilitate design and construction.
Experienced in presentations at city hearings, planning boards, zoning boards, architectural review Boards.
Extensive field experience both as a construction supervisor and as an architect.
Construction Manager for the architectural firm of Marshall, Waters and Woody and the Army, Air Force Exchange Services for the construction of new store at West Point, N.Y. (oversaw construction and provide daily reports to architect and exchange service)

Professional Experience:

Cosentino Architecture, LLP, September 05,2007 to September 23,2012
New addition for Arlington Central High School
New Addition for Washingtonville High and Middle Schools
New Elementary School for Warwick.
New Addition for Dutchess County 911.
New Transportation Center for the City of Beacon.
New Addition and Alteration to Brewster Off Track Betting Facility.
New Professional Commercial Buildings for Central Valley Real Estate.
Alterations and Fire Restorations to historic homes and existing buildings in the City of Newburgh

Lothrop Associates, July 08,2003 to September 03,2007
Gateway Proposed Residential Development.
New Bath house for the Town of Bedford.
New 4,422 s. f. commercial building for S&F Plumbing and Heating.
New high-end residences for Brook Lane Estates.
New 9,000 s. f. pre-engineered warehouse.
New Addition and Alteration to Town of Bedford Library

Lan Associates, 2001 to July 02, 2003
Projets: Alteration to Vails Gate Fire House,
New entry door and ada ramp for Orange County Government Center,
Code Review/Certificate of Occupancy to Romano residence,
New Addition and Alteration to New Jersey State Home for Juveniles
New windows and door replacements for schools in New Jersey

Robert Michael Sears, Architect Private Practice, 1995 to 2003 ( A full service practice)
New Interior alteration for VailsGate Fire House.
New Training Facility and Administration Offices for Local 19
New High-end Residential Homes
Alterations and Additions to existing buildings
Alterations and Fire Restorations to historic homes and existing buildings in the City of Newburgh
New library building for Town of Cornwall

Remick Architect and Planners, 1991 to 1995
New Town of Newburgh Police Station.
New Training Facility for Local 17
New Student Union Building for Saint Thomas Aquinas College
New Dormitories for students at Saint Thomas Aquinas College
New Town Hall Building for Town of Bogota

Sep 2008 - Sep 2012


Arizona State University, Tempe Camp, AZ, US, ARCHITECTURE


Aug 1978 - current

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