Arizona Workforce Connection Work History Profile resume update

PETER NEWTON
901 E Van Buren St.
Apt. 2039
Phoenix, AZ 85006  US
Phone: 602-332-3517
petermichaelnewton@gmail.com

 

Certifications
Certification Title Issuing Organization Completion Date Expiration Date
OSHA 10 OSHA 12/2008 12/2011 
Revit Architecture Basic & Advanced Phoenix College 04/2010  
Whole Building Design APS Solutions for Business 07/2010  
Architectural Registration Board of Technical Registration 12/2012  
LEED Green Associate GBCI 12/2012  
Sustainable Building Adviser National Sustainable Building Adviser Pr 08/2011  
PMP PMI 08/2012  

 

Employment History
Independant Architectural Entrepreneur
11/2009 – Current Fourward Architecture Phoenix, AZ
* Assessed, surveyed and drafted existing conditions for a mission revival designed home for LuPe Design and Herb Hacker, AIA.* Collaborated with three talent architects to develop a new architecture and urban design firm: Fourward Architecture.* Researched financial resources to create business & fund projects, by networking at small business round tables & Chambers of Commerce, developing strategic allegiances to develop teams for competition and larger projects.* Represented the client while having their landscape reworked.* Reviewed completed projects to assure compliance with rebate programs.
Business Development Manager
2/2011 – 7/2011 Romanoski Glass & Mirror Phoenix, AZ
* Directed business development in the Arizona, El Paso, Los Angeles and New Mexico markets, tabling at professional society meetings.* Established relationships with architects and general contractors, developing portfolio presentations to demonstrate our capabilities for design assist expertise in division 8 assemblies.* Represented the Major Industries product line in the Southern California market, giving innovated strategies for day-lighting lunch & learn presentations.* Developed a plan for the redesign of the website for marketing* Resolved bid communications issues
Contract Political Canvasser
5/2004 – 11/2010 Arizona Democratic Party Across the state, AZ
* Canvassed door to door to register voters and get out the vote for 2010 campaign.* Field Organized Democrats in Arizona’s Legislative District 5 during 2004 Campaign.* Organized, trained and collected signatures for Democratic Candidates for public office and Precinct Committeemen* Organized & wrote the By-Laws for the White Mountain Democratic Club* Mediated a dispute between the Northern Gila County & Miami-Globe Democratic Clubs
NRFU Enumerator
6/2010 – 7/2010 US Census Bureau Phoenix, AZ
* Located listed addresses in the Assignment Area. * Conducted interviews to determine the status of each address on Census Day. * Recorded the information provided by the respondent.
Architectural Job Captain
9/2007 – 8/2009 Jacobs Engineering Phoenix, AZ
Carter and Burgess was acquired by Jacobs Engineering in late 2007. * Conducted facility conditions assessments to determine maintenance and renovation schedules for military clients in Texas and South Carolina.* Researched RFPs, attending proposal meetings.* Directed, trained and developed new and existing production staff to design and create construction documents for retail roll out programs and retail centers.* Modified prototype design to meet local buildings codes & design review comments, coordinating changes with consultant engineers* Researched & produced entitlement documentation
Project Manager II
4/2005 – 9/2007 Cawley Architects, Inc. Phoenix, AZ
* Managed the design and construction documentation of turnkey light commercial, industrial and retail projects: reviewing drawings and coordinating consultants.* Attended jurisdictional meetings with the clients, to ensure compliance.* Master planned multi-building complexes* Managed the firm’s first 5 story steel structure, working closely with the structural engineer.
Canvasser
9/2004 – 10/2004 America Coming Together Tucson, AZ
* Phoned targeted voters.* Canvassed targeted voters micro-targeted to get out the vote.* Conducted interviews and recorded provided information.
Southern Arizona Deputy Field Director
6/2003 – 2/2004 Dean for America Tucson, AZ
* Volunteered on the Southern Arizona Coordination Committee, organizing fundraisers & speaking for the campaign at events.* Coordinated campaign canvas walks, phone banks, events and Presidential Preference Primary day canvasing.* Organized bus trips to campaign events.* Coordinated volunteers & campaign staff coming to Arizona.* Organized the largest political rally in Pima County to that point.
ARCHITECTURAL INTERN
2/2003 – 6/2003 ROB PAULS ARCHITECT, LTD. Tucson, AZ
* Engaged in residential, commercial, and Urban Redevelopment projects. * Drafted mechanical and electrical designs for single family dwellings, coordinating with licensed engineers. * Designed & developed construction documents. * Documented, site surveyed & field assessed historic properties to convert them from industrial use to multi-family loft homes. * Conducted the city submittal process.
Architectural Intern
9/2000 – 8/2002 Watkins Hamilton Ross Architects, Inc. Houston, TX
* Programmed, space planned, designed and documented projects for public and private universities throughout Texas. * Coordinated CAD files, layering, & pen weights between consultants to develop CAD standards for review and Coordination. * Assessed & surveyed existing conditions. * Contract Administered projects under construction. * Obtained and assembled data from product representatives to complete architectural designs
Architectural Intern
3/1999 – 6/2000 The Mathes Group New Orleans, LA
Now Mathes Brierre Architects* Managed the space planning, design, contract documents and close out procedures for the Bellsouth collocation program, reducing response time from 3 weeks to 3 hours, through improving technology and facility data.* Documented and scanned important projects from the firms extensive portfolio in order to design project winning marketing proposals, site-selection seminar hand outs and compose entry boards for state AIA awards programs.* Developed procedures to translate and convert CAD files from associated firms to meet our CAD standards.* Site surveyed buildings & parking facilities for renovation, developing 3-d models for design study.* Created 3-D CAD models to base renderings for a competition entry.
Architectural Drafter
10/1998 – 3/1999 Olde New Orleans Design Group, Inc. Harvey, LA
* Designed lighting, electrical and framing layouts.* Documented and designed single family “Southern Style” custom design-build homes.* Developed and maintained marketing materials and CAD Library.* Researched & Developed rigid metal frame residential construction prototypes for the harsh Gulf Coast environment.* Designed model homes for a subdivision.
Architectural Intern
9/1996 – 6/1998 Christner, Inc. Clayton, MO
* Developed construction documents, space plans, material and finish schedules and colored pencil renderings.* Created a Continuing Education program involving Architectural tours, lectures, and videos.* Established CAD standards, reviewing Softdesk 8.* Made bluelines.* Constructed CAD models as a base for hand renderings.
Graphic Designer
10/1996 – 11/1996 DAS 20 St. Louis, MO
* Assembled images and documents in Quark Xpress for the partners final dissertation presentation materials.* Photo manipulation completed with PhotoShop.* Desktop published the dissertation in PageMaker 6.0 for publication Assemblage Journal.
CAD Drafter
8/1996 – 9/1996 Luchini AD St. Louis, MO
* Part time work for a professor while in school.* Drafted CAD models & drawings.* Completed work in AutoCAD 12 for windows.
College Work Study
8/1992 – 8/1996 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO
Office Assistant to the School of (Fine) Art(s) Dean’s Assistant:* Filed and maintained confidential information, including payroll, regarding donors, alumni, faculty, staff and students* Prepared event, fund raising and recruitment mailings.* Created a system to sort, file, preserve & destroy documents in the school’s archivesSchool of Architecture Shop Monitor:* Instructed and assisted students in the proper use of shop equipment* Inventoried, cleaned and maintained equipment.* Designed and constructed 1 permanent and 12 relocatable computer workstations, multiple steel cubic modular table stands, 3 replica and 3 refurbished conference tables.* Cleaned, maintained and refurbished: studio desks, lockers, pinup boards, tables, chairs, stools, table stands and lecture hall seating.Earth & Planetary Sciences Library Draftsman:* Documented existing conditions of the Earth 7 Planetary Sciences Library* Provided drawings to assist the Library’s space planning effort.1996 Presidential Debate Commission Graphic Artist:* Drafted maps of the Washington University Athletic Complex to be included with attendee packets for the 1996 Presidential Debate to be held on campus. The debate did not occur.
Summer Intern
6/1993 – 8/1993 Franklin Associates Architects Chattanooga, TN
* Participated in a summer Internship in Architecture and Planning.* Researched & designed a window arrangement to reveal a spiral staircase.* Constructed study models* Field Surveyed existing conditions to meet new ADA requirements.* Hand lettered Drawings.
Manual Laborer
6/1992 – 8/1992 Southern Temp Chattanooga, TN
* Maintained Landscape and cleaned industrial facility* Cleaned up a Hazardous Material spill* Performed logistics as a Shipping Clerk for a local clothing company
Education History
Completion Date Issuing Institution Degree Received Course of Study
5/1/1996 Washington University in St. Louis Bachelor’s Degree  Architecture
* Enrolled in courses that meet the NAAB requirements for a 4 year pre-professional liberal arts degree with a concentration in Architecture. * Educated through the Bauhaus method of experience through doing, designing studio projects with an urban focus towards the revitalization of St. Louis and its inner suburbs. * Attended visiting lecturers within the architecture, art and liberal arts schools. * Enrolled in liberal arts course work with concentrations in anthropology, archeology, physical sciences, art and architectural history, and history. * Enrolled in additional course work in painting, printmaking and drawing within the School of Art.
8/1/2011 Phoenix College 1 Year at College or a Technical or Vocational School  Architecture
* Enrolled in professional development, Certificate, non-credit coursework in Revit and sustainability. * Learned how to design, build and maintain buildings sustainably in the unique Sonoran Desert region. * Developed a regenerative vision for the abandoned Mervyn’s store at Camelback Colonade, where it could serve as a business incubator for future urban development in the Biltmore area.
6/1/1992 Chattanooga School for the Arts & Scienc High School Diploma  High School/Secondary Diplomas
* Trained in The Paideia Philosophy, which believes that all humans are active learners through 3 Columns of Instruction: didactic, factual information; coaching of skills; and seminar discussions. * Organized and ran an environmental club that raised funds for science equipment through recycling drives. * Planted trees in downtown Chattanooga and worked on other community service projects for school.
7/1/1993 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 2 Years at College or a Technical or Vocational School  History
Enrolled in elective courses in Cultural Anthropology, American History and American Literature while still attending High School and in summer session.
8/1/1991 Carnegie Mellon University 1 Year at College or a Technical or Vocational School  Architecture and Related Programs, Other
* Enrolled in a six week Pre-College exploration and advanced credit program through the School of Architecture. * Explored Architectural Studio, Structures, History, free hand drawing and Computer Aided Design and Modeling. * Visited noted architecture for lessons.
8/1/2012 Training To You Vocational School Certificate  Business Administration and Management
* Studied Project Management and communication Principals. * Increased Microsoft Office, Project and Visio skills. * Learned to Advance through career training seminars.

 

References
Paul Bakalis, Principal Architect
Proteus West, 1334 East Chandler Blvd Suite 5D17 Phoenix, AZ 85048
480-686-2868, paul@proteuswest.com
Business reference known for 2 year(s).
Herb Hacker, Project Architect
Cawley Architects, 730 N. 52nd St. Suite 203 Phoenix, AZ 85008
602-393-5060, herbh@cawleyarchitects.com
Business reference known for 5 year(s).
Ken Lufkin, Office Manager
KKE Architects, 3333 east camelback rd Suite 190 Phoenix, AZ 85018
602-774-3434, klufkin@kke.com
Business reference known for 4 year(s).
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