CAD Engineer Architect

Many years of professional experience in architectural engineering services, leveraging CADD/AutoCad technologies and Engineering Project Management capabilities.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Resume - CAD Engineer Architect

Beth A McLaughlan
Allentown, PA 18102
Phone: 484-226-5313

Summary Of Qualifications:

* Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD)
* Creating, analyzing engineering and architectural blueprints
* 3D Architectural Models, Floor Plans and Elevations
* Electrical, Gas, Water, and Air Flow Single Line Diagrams
* Electrical Energy Efficiency (LEED) Audits
* Exceptional communication and organizational talents
* MicroStation and AutoCAD Conversion
* Proficient with computer productivity tools and methods
* Maximizes team and individual performance
* Excel at conflict resolution without sacrificing quality or time
* Project and Program Management
* Real Estate Appraisal, Valuation and Municipal Coordination

Professional Education and certifications:

CDM Institute – Allentown, PA
- Certification AutoCAD Fundamentals – AutoCAD Advanced – AutoDesk Architectural Desktop - 2006

Appraisal Institute – PA
- Certification Appraisal Procedures – Appraisal Practices – Ethics – Affiliate member (2001) - 2000 – 2001

Professional Responsibilities, 1988-2009:

Computer Aided Design and Drafting – Engineering, Project Management

* Design and create technical drawings catered to individual engineering or architectural contract specifications
* Collect field data for space planning of both existing and new construction; design transfer to blueprint-quality prints
* Aesthetic, efficient CAD workspace design for promoting employee comfort and productivity
* Inspect, document measurements and hand-draft engineering designs for 5,000+ residential, commercial and industrial properties
* Transfer of field-gathered data to CAD based computer software per contract specifications
* Convert MicroStation drawings to AutoCAD while updating and maintaining clients’ Polyline Hierarchy for locations worldwide
* Work with all aspects of construction process to complete copies and updates of ‘As-Built’ detail and overall blueprint sets
* Engineer transition of original, outdated drafts to online computer database application for easy cross-reference
* Detail substantial electrical cost saving measures through inspection, research and recommendations for a LEED building

Real estate Appraisal and Valuation – Residential and Commercial

* Conducted property owners’ hearings in explanation and defense of standing tax value determination in municipal arena
* Assigned and coordinated both field and office staff in execution of state awarded contracts for town reassessment
* Acted as chief assessors’ assistant in four municipalities – Bergen and Morris Counties, New Jersey

Business Management and Marketing

* Wrote and executed training manuals for entire field and office staff with direct reporting to business owner
* Demonstrated written, verbal, and creative presentation skills and training procedures to strengthen team development
* Recipient of a district-wide position recognition for outstanding achievement by a multiregional panel of adjudicators
* Creative use of existing products within new marketing programs and designs, to minimize disruption and maximize cost-effectiveness during transition
* Liaise between opposed parties to create a mutually beneficial result, while troubleshooting in an autonomous and neutral manner
* District management responsible over seven locations for employee and contractor, staffing, stock inventory and asset management, financial controls, payroll and budget analyst for marketing and advertising projects
* Received Video Software Dealers Association National Award for store marketing, promotions, advertising and window displays

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