nickdesigns
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Skill pts: 10

About

Recently graduated and motivated to succeed! I am currently pursuing a career as a residential designer, with the goal of one day owning and operating my own custom home design firm. Very eager to please, and interested to see how my knowledge may be of use on your project.

Experience

  • Designer Procad Designs Ltd. · May 2019 – Present 1 yrs 5 mos Kamloops, BC, Canada Work involves creation of as-built models, renovations, additions, and new custom homes from initial concept to finished construction & permit documents.
  • R&D ExpanDwell Homes Inc. · May 2017 – Feb 2019 1 yrs 9 mos Kamloops, BC, Canada Assisted a local startup in the design and development of the prototype model for a new product of ultra-light expanding tiny homes. Included various modes of design and 3D modelling, structural calculations, and building envelope development.

Education

  • Thompson Rivers University Diploma, Architectural Engineering 2016 – 2019 The ARET program emphasizes the design processes in building, civil and mechanical technologies, involving design projects for building structures, subdivisions, municipal services, and electrical, plumbing, lighting and HVAC systems.

    Courses cover architectural design, statics and strength of materials, structural analysis, fluid mechanics, mechanical design, electrical design, steel design, wood design and reinforced concrete design. Students also learn about construction management, construction contracts, specifications, estimating, building regulations, technical writing and construction surveying.
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Languages

English Native or bilingual proficiency

Location

Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada