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CV, Architectural CAD Drafter seeking employment in the Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 14234

List top 5 skills: archicad, artlantis, sketchup
Short Bio:

Specialist in general construction, kitchen design and manufacturing, and general timber construction (decking). Qualified in Auto CAD.

Current location: 

Gauteng, South Africa - View on map

Nationality: 

South African

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Core Competencies & Areas of Expertise

  • Memberships (RSA)
  • Member of the NHBRC National Home Builders Registration Council
  • Architectural Design & Detailing
  • Preparation of Drawings for Construction
  • Strong Organizational, People & Planning Skills
  • Ability to Work Within a Busy Design Consultancy
  • Project & Administration Management Excellent Client Relations & Engagement
  • Advanced  IT Skills: AutoCad 2d/3d, Revit 2009, Sketchup, ArchiCAD, Artlantis, Corel Draw Photoshop and MS Office Suite
  • Adapts to New Environments with Ease
  • Creative and Strategic Thinker

Professional Experience:

Dwelling Spaces Pty Ltd (Pretoria, Gauteng: Business Owner May 2012 – Present

Company created by myself that specializing in general construction, kitchen design and manufacturing, and general timber construction (decking).

Key Contributions:

  • Supervising and overseeing all construction works including project lifecycle management
  • Sourcing manpower and sub-contractors to ensure project meets timescales and budgetary requirements
  • Liaising and establishing key relationships with various clientele ensuring specifications and requirements are correctly interpreted
  • Researching suppliers, products and materials to ensure best value for our clients and the business
  • Establishing good working relations with suppliers and ordering materials for on time delivery
  • Setting up charts and schedules to complete projects on time
  • Creating quotes based on quantity estimating and labor costs
  • Doing hands-on construction work and carpentry work
  • Provide technical advice and assistance
  • Managing projects efficiently and effectively
  • Maintaining drawing files and administration records throughout the duration of contracts
  • Preparation of general arrangement drawings & detailed designs using AutoCAD

Smith Construction (Pretoria, Gauteng): Full time work experience, August 2011 – April 2012

Key Contributions:

  • Project management (Residential building projects)
  • General business administration
  • Supervising and overseeing of construction work
  • Setting up charts and schedules to complete projects on time
  • Researching suppliers, products and materials
  • Checking supplies and material quantities
  • Ordering materials for on time delivery

Earthworld Architects (Pretoria, Gauteng): Full Time Work Experience, February 2008 – August 2011

Key Contributions:

  • Learned advanced skills of internal office procedures, draftsmanship, and contact with local authorities and inspections on site
  • Produced working drawings & details that included Steel, Timber, Concrete etc for residential building projects in Gauteng
  • Computer Skills: learnt to use 3D CAD software through practical work experience
  • Office administrative skills: learnt to use MS Office for completion of general office administrative related documentation and quantity surveying schedules
  • Created detailed drawings based on the designs from the architect for submission to builders and local authorities.
  • Prepared drawings for municipal submissions
  • Worked on presentations for scheduled meetings with clients on Corel draw software Creating 3d CAD Models to present to the client
  • Printed documents using in office printing machines
  • Created schedules for quantity surveying
  • Used in-house systems to document project progress and feedback to the architect

DNL Architects (Pretoria, Gauteng): Part Time Work Experience, April 2007 – August 2007

Key Contributions:

  • Learned basic skills in architectural drafting including the use of 3D CAD Software (Archicad) and MS Office
  • Completed drawings based on concept sketches from the architect’s with CAD software to meet deadlines
  • Prepared drawings for municipal
  • Creating 3d CAD Models to present to the client

Buitendag Rall & Associates (Cape Town) Part time Architectural CAD Technician, Jan-Mar 2007

Key Contributions:

  • Production of working drawings for residential building projects in Western Cape & Guateng
  • Learnt to use Caddie through practical drawing
  • Completed drawings based on concept sketches from the architect’s with CAD software to meet deadlines
  • Prepared drawings for municipal

Professional Training & Qualifications:

Advanced Diploma in Structural Steel Detailing: PDS (Professional Drafting Services) Ongoing

Specialism in Structural Steel –

  • Core modules include; General Drafting including CAD and 3D modelling | Introduction to all the main drafting specialisations including Mechanical, Structural steel, piping, electrical & architectural | Steel Production and Treatment | Structural Steel Design and Documentation with 3D modelling and CAD systems | Steel Profiles | All Steel Connections, Welded and Bolted including Welding Techniques, Types and Standards | Ferrous Metals and Non -Ferrous Metals/Alloys | Fabrication, Production and Erection | Quantity and Quality Control

Certificate in Architectural Drafting: Inscape Design Collage (Pretoria, Gauteng) 2006

  • Covered all aspects of drawing by hand on drawing machine and CAD techniques:
  • Basics of design processes and the creation of Construction drawings
  • Document design and presenting concepts through the implementation of 3D Renderings and Detail drawings

Senior Certificate with University Exemption: AHS (Pretoria, Gauteng) (High School) Graduated 2005