151 N Michigan ave, apt # 1909, Chicago, IL 60601
Highly accomplished professional with 5 years working experience in Construction industry. 3 years successful project management experience. Excellent working knowledge of Primavera, AutoCAD, FAMISCAD, Microsoft project, Cost data, Estimate master, Bid4Build and Prologue manager. Masters Degree in Construction Engineering and Management .Experienced in managing construction activities for capital projects ranging from $850K-5MM focused on capacity increase, process optimization, risk mitigation, and compliance improvements .Experience in preparing budgets, schedules, contracts , specifications, drawings, and submittals. Experienced in steel detailing .Excellent Knowledge of OSHA, EPA and other Construction related State and Federal codes/regulations. Team player and experienced in leading meetings with the customer, other project stakeholders, and external consultants throughout the project .2 years experience in managing and working on project from beginning to end .Experienced in managing steel fabrication and installations..Expert in building relationships and operating under stressful fast paced and deadline oriented environment.
Illinois Institute of Technology Masters Construction Engineering & Management, July 2008
Nagpur University, India Bachelor of Architecture, June 2005
Honors and Awards: Top Rank Holder in Final Year 2004-2005
Indian Institute of Architects Students’ Design Trophy
Excellence in Design Award
Chicago Architectural metals Inc, Chicago IL Aug- Dec 2008
Project Manager/Steel Detailer
Processed vendor approval requests, negotiated pricing successfully convincing vendor to give good pricing. Processed RFI, Reviewed sub contractors bid and payment requests. Prepared contracts for subcontractors and proposals for General contractors. Expert in quantity take off and preparing estimates. Made schedules using MS project. Achieved preliminary experience in steel detailing and preparing shop drawings for ornamental metal work. Also managed their fabrication and installation.
Ornamental Metal jobs: Managed fabrication and installation of various miscellaneous metal job ranging from ornamental handrails, antique ornamental laser cut door, ornamental fences. Prepared shop drawings and details. Also responsible for buying material, preparing proposals, change order requests, contracts for subcontractors.
LEED certified office building/Fabrication Shop: Project manager for office combined fabrication shop. Reviewed bid proposals, prepared contracts for subcontractors. Advised the designers on more effective space planning for office area as well as fabrication shop. Prepared proposal for grants application for Green building as well as prepared guidelines for green practices and safety requirements for subcontractors. Advised owners on material as well as vendor selection. Processed payment request from subcontractors.
Smith & Smith Associates Inc, Chicago IL Jun 2007-Jun 2008
Managed residential and health care projects in preconstruction phase. Prepared construction drawings, specifications, contract documents and close out documents. Highly appreciated by the employers as well as clients for excellent problem solving and decision making abilities.
Multi unit housing: Successfully managed and designed the $850,000 multiunit residential project in highly regulated environment leading to the delivery of Contract and Construction documents on schedule for Bidding.
Construction Administration: Inspected construction site as an owner’s representative to ensure the workmanship conforms to plans and specifications and contract requirements for row housing project in Chicago.
Day Care Center: Investigated and resolved the RFI’s in Pre bid phase for $4 million Day Care Centre for Capital Development Board
Specification and contract documents: Formulated contract documents and specification for Komed Holman health centre in Chicago.
Illinois Institute of Technology, Design & Construction Department, IL 2006-2007
Facility Management Intern
Assisted in supervising infrastructural activities on Illinois Institute of Technology main campus.
Prepared daily log and updated schedules.
Updated Data Base using FAMIS CAD
Pheroze Kudianwala Architects and Engineers PVT Ltd, Mumbai, India 2004-2006
Engaged in providing full concepts through delivery architectural design and construction administration services. Collaborated with senior client decision makers to develop requirements, researched codes and obtained required permits. Created resource estimates and schedules. Negotiated and administered vendor contracts.
Multistoried office building: Ensured accurate and timely delivery of the multistoried $80M office building for Security and Exchange Board of India.
Mass housing: Headed the team of 6 junior architects in creating designs and generation of construction drawings for $5M housing project for Mumbai Housing Development Authority.
Museum: Team member in the production of presentation drawings for the award winning design for $30M Museum.
Bank: Obtained quotations from suppliers and subcontractors to support capital cost estimates
Assisted in the preparation of multiple scoping and pre-feasibility level capital cost estimates for 500 million dollar plus bank headquarter.
Independent Consultant, Mumbai, India
Operated independent firm specializing in the delivery of a full range of consulting services including designs, estimates and site supervision for industrial and residential interior projects. Applied artistic expertise to create freehand sketches and color architectural presentations, renderings and site plans.
Pharmaceutical factory: Coordinated construction works on management level, maintaining the cost under budget and handled government agencies in permit procedure or an $800,000 ointment manufacturing section of pharmaceutical factory for ZIM pharmaceuticals.
Private Residence: Oversaw complete demolition and condominium remodel. Remodeled included selection and implementation of new flooring, wood refining, electrical layout, appliances, countertops, window coverings, plumbing fixtures and lighting fixtures. Designed layout for kitchen and bathroom. Provided additional on site consultation, product research, recommendations and estimates.
Software: AutoCAD, FAMIS CAD Primavera, HCSS Heavy Bid and Field Management Software, MS Project, Cost Estimate Master, Autodesk Constructware, Bid4Build, Prologue, 3D Studio Max, Sketch Up, and Photoshop CS
Software Tools: MS Office, Visual Basic, MS Access
Professional Affiliations Construction Management Association of America
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Business Women’s Association