Objective

To contribute creative work in an entry level position for a challenging design firm.

Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Master of Architecture

Aug 2008 - May 2011 | Blacksburg, VA


University of Maine

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Aug 2004 - May 2008 | Orono, ME

Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a minor in Studio Art

Experience

Virginia Tech College of Architecture and Urban Studies

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Jan 2009 - May 2011 | Blacksburg, VA

· Assisted in a Building Structures course centering on steel, timber and reinforced concrete design.

· Tutored students and corrected tests and quizzes.


Advanced Engineered Wood Composites Center

Research Assistant

May 2005 - Aug 2008 | Orono, ME

· Contributed to development of composite pole process through research and brainstorming.

· Assisted in structural sample testing, vendor and product research, technical writing including test reports and instructions, lab work, and literature searches.

· Team leader for research process and lab activities.

· Developed career ladder for AEWC employees.

· Developed AEWC graphic representation.


TRC Solutions

Engineer Intern

May 2007 - Aug 2007 | Augusta, ME

· Steel and concrete design, structural analysis, and design of substation equipment and footings.

· Exposure to modeling in Risa3D and RisaFoot.

· Gained experience in codes and their applications.


University of Maine College of Engineering

Teacher's Assistant

Jan 2006 - June 2006 | Orono, ME

· Fielded operational questions from students in MicroStation.

Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying

Oct 2007 - No Expiration

· Passed the NCEES 8-hour Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination.

· Graduated from an ABET-accredited engineering program, or related science curriculum approved by the Board.

 

Skills

Revit

Intermediate with 1 years of experience.

Last used: 2011

Passed 2010 Summer introductory course


AutoCAD

Proficient with 3 years of experience.

Last used: 2011


Adobe Creative Suite

Proficient with 5 years of experience.

Last used: 2011

Proficient in Photoshop, InDesign. Intermediate proficiency in Illustrator


Risa Programs

Intermediate with 2 years of experience.

Last used: 2008

Designed footings in RisaFoot for substation equipment, modeled bridge trusses in Risa2D and substation bussing with support structures in Risa3D.


SketchUp

Proficient with 3 years of experience.

Last used: 2011

Basic modeling, grouping, rendering

Coursework

Relevant coursework includes steel design, reinforced concrete design, structural analysis, soil mechanics, transportation safety, building construction, project management.

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