Last Modified: Project Manager
MS Office, Manager, AutoCAD
February 1 12:36 AM 2012 Phone:
Job Field: 6023323517
Contract or Full-Time
Engineering Work Locations: ,Phoenix,
Peter Newton, Associate AIA, CSBA
901 E Van Buren St., #2039, Phoenix, AZ 85006
As an aspiring architect, I aim to design more creative and contemplative spaces through public participation and employment. I have experience in project management, design and construction, architecture and planning, public policy, urban design, community creation, and sustainable design. I have organized meetings and events to discuss issues pertinent to projects and community involvement. I have lead community discussions to develop public policy concerning sustainability and urban design. I work with community participants to ensure shared responsibility.
I have professional experience, in all phases of architecture, working on large and small projects. My portfolio of projects include places where people live, work, contemplate, educate and play. I have worked for large firms across multiple offices and divisions, and with sole practitioners. I have master planned, investigated historic structures, and designed custom projects.
I have participated in International competitions and community design charrettes. I developed professional development programs for offices, AIA and USGBC Chapters, and workforce development courses. I have been a member of. I have lectured on architecture, urban revitalization, sustainability, and professional development.
- Microsoft Office
- Hand Drawing
- Architectural Design
- Microsoft Project
- Classroom Instruction
- Graphic Design
- Event Planning
- Event Marketing
- Community Relations
- Code Compliance
- Development of Training Materials
- Marketing Strategy
- Volunteer Management
- Business Planning
- Sales Management
- Account Management
- Construction Management
- Client Relationship Building
- Client Development
- Project Planning
- Project Coordination
- Project Execution
- Business Travel
- Market Research
- Presentation Development
- New Business Development
- Social Networking
- Trade Show Representation
- Conference Coordination
Sustainable Building Adviser
Southwest Regional Sales Manager, Romanoski Glass, 2011 Phoenix, Arizona
Romanoski Glass & Mirror is a 61 year old openings specialist based in Tucson, Arizona. Directed business development in the Arizona, El Paso, Los Angeles and New Mexico markets. I worked with architects to develop relationships that would allow us to provide design assist services for curtain wall, storefront and skylight assemblies. I represented the Major Industries product line in the Los Angeles market, and worked with architects to give presentations on day-lighting and specifying translucent fiberglass panels in projects. I established relationships with general contractors to increase our invitations to bid. I worked with other opening manufacturer representatives to develop bids and project leads.
- Gave lunch & learn presentations on day lighting strategies.
- Developed portfolio presentations for architects & contractors
- Attended professional societies to network for additional leads & build relationships.
- Developed a plan for the redesign of the website for marketing
- Resolved bid communications issues
- Established our market presence
I was a part of the Facilities division, overseeing the design and construction of prototype retail roll out programs in Arizona, California and New Mexico. Jacobs acquired Carter and Burgess, where I was previously employed, in 2007. I focused on the CVS/pharmacy retail rollout program and developing a team to design retail centers. Projects were located throughout Arizona, California, Louisiana, Nevada, and Texas.
- Developed business proposals for future work.
- Assessed & surveyed existing facilities.
- Trained and developed new and existing staff.
- Tabulated a schedule for maintenance and renovations.
- Modified prototype design to meet local buildings codes & design review comments.
- Traveled to Survey existing conditions
Project Manager II, Cawley Architects, 2005 � 2007 Phoenix, Arizona
Cawley Architects provides excellence in design that emphasizes a cost conscious approach to projects using the design build method. Managed design and construction documentation of turn key light commercial, industrial and retail projects. Managed the workload of project team to meet project deadlines. Reviewed drawings, and attended jurisdictional meetings with the clients.
- Designed, developed and completed construction documents.
- Master planned numerous multi-building complexes
- Worked with the client to meet their objectives.
Architectural Intern, Christner Inc., 1996 � 1998, St. Louis, Missouri
I worked within the Corporate/Education Studio, developing construction documents, space plans, material and finish schedules, colored pencil renderings, and 3-D CAD models. Created a Continuing Education program involving Architectural tours, lectures, and videos. Through Christner, I became deeply involved with the AIA and Sustainability.
- Established CAD standards
- Constructed CAD models as a base for hand renderings.
- Completed a tenant buildout with the reuse of a Vaughn Wall system.
Washington University is a pioneer in the 4 + 2 Pre-Professional + Professional Architectural degree program. Courses meet the NAAB requirements for a Liberal Arts degree with a concentration in Architecture. Through the Bauhaus method of experience through doing, the studio projects have a focus on Urbanism and the revitalization of St. Louis and its inner suburbs. Traveling exhibits, lecturers and a close ties with the School of Art give students a wide variety of views and skills to explore in their studies.
Phoenix College, Certificate, Sustainability, Revit 2010 � 2011
I enrolled at Phoenix College to take professional development, Certificate non-credit coursework in Revit and sustainability. The Revit class was the first joint venture between the City of Phoenix and AIA Phoenix Metro, a relationship I helped to initiate. It was a boot camp class for professionals that taught the basics and intermediate levels of use. The class asked questions based on their professional experience that went far into advanced levels.
The Sonoran Sustainable Building Adviser Program is a regional sustainability certificate that teaches students how to be Sustainable Building Advisers in their unique region of the planet. Courses focused all all types and phases of planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance, taught by local experts and thought leaders. Team work and class participation are encouraged to further the knowledge base, discussion, implementation and research.
Member at Large to the Governing Council at USGBC Arizona Central Branch
Contingent Principal at Fourward Architecture
Advocacy Committee Vice Chair at USGBC Arizona Chapter
Southwest Regional Sales Manager at Romanoski Glass
Contigent Political Canvasser at Arizona Democratic Party
NRFU Enumerator Trainee at US Census Bureau
Facility Condition Assessment Consultant at Jacobs Engineering
Architectural Job Captain at Carter & Burgess
Project Manager II at Cawley Architects
Political Canvasser at America Coming Together
Deputy Southern Arizona Campaign Coordinator at Dean for America
Architectural Intern at rob paulus architect, ltd.
Architectural Intern at Watkins Hamilton Ross Architects
Architectural Intern at The Mathes Group
Architectural Intern at Olde New Orleans Design Group, Inc.
Architectural Intern at Christner Inc.
Graphic Designer at DAS 20
AutoCAD Technician at Luchini AD
College Work Study at Washington University in St. Louis
Summer Architectural Intern at Franklin Associates Architects
Contingent Laborer at Southern Temp
Training to You
AIA Continuing Education
Phoenix Workforce Connection
Washington University in St. Louis
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University
American Institute of Architects, Associate Member, March 1997 to Present
USGBC Arizona Chapter, Central Branch, Member, July 2006 to Present
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Member, 2006 to Present
Washington University Alumni Association, APAP, 2001 to Present
National Trust for Historic Preservation, Member, 1997 to Present
Modern Phoenix, Volunteer, 2007 to Present
Modern Architecture Preservation Project � Tucson, Organizing Member, 2004 to Present
Networking Phoenix, Passport Member, October 2010 to Present
Project Management Institute, Member, September 2010 to Present