Shaun C.
90% Job Success
Top Rated Plus

Designer/Drafter with 15+yrs. Construction/Fabrication Experience

QUALIFICATIONS • 20 years’ experience as a contractor, fabricator, and drafter/detailer servicing residential, commercial, industrial, and government clients • Proficient in architectural drafting and detailing using AutoCAD, Sketchup, Twin Motion, and Photoshop • Strong ability to calculate a) loads for sizing wood beams and some steel beams, b) footing sizes, c) site run off, d) insulation requirements, e) brace walls (using the prescriptive method), and f) active and passive energy efficiency systems. • Skilled at creating research documents for alternative means and methods submittals PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Steel & Timber Construction/Fabrication, LLC Co-Owner, Designer/Drafter, Project Manager August 2016 – Current • Manages construction activities for all public works, commercial, and residential projects • Reviews and drafts project designs and blueprints • Built profitable, $5M business with 10 employees in 2 locations before scaling down Rock Hard Unlimited, Inc. Owner/Operator October 2006 – June 2016 • Founded/operated commercial construction business • Responsible for all sales, business development, and client management • Hired, trained, and managed 6 person teams • Managed projects to on-time and on-budget completion SELECTED DESIGN & DRAFTING PROJECTS Bird Exhibit – Wildlife Center of the North Coast (2020) • Worked with staff to understand the needs for their exhibit concept • Designed a bird exhibit and integral swim tank for a marine environment bird • Drafted plan, costs, and renderings for the organization’s fundraising events/media outreach Cooling Tower Platform – Oregon Convention Center (2019) • Worked with manufacturer on specs • Designed solution to meet owner and manufacturer’s needs and restrictions • Drafted shop drawings for approval by owner and engineer • Fabricated structure; installed onsite • Designed, built, and installed roof access accessories (stairs and ladder) Giraffe Gate – Oregon Zoo (2019) • Worked with zoo staff to create concept/specs • Designed gate and mechanics to restrict animal access and to be damage resistant • Drafted shop drawings for approval by Facility Management Office • Fabricated structure; installed onsite • Oversaw electrical and mechanical work for install of electric operator Public Waste and Recycling Containers – Astoria Parks and Recreation Dept. (2018) • Worked with Parks and Recreation as well as City Community Development Staff to create concepts and presentations for council meetings • Designed solution to meet stakeholder criteria • Drafted shop drawings for custom garbage and recycling containers • Fabricated fifty-six custom garbage and recycling containers to be placed at all city parks EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND CERTIFICATES • Portland Community College – Architectural Design and Drafting (2018-2021) • Twin Motion: VR and 3D Rendering for Arch Viz Projects – Certificate (2020) • Architectural Visualization Using Digital Collage – Certificate (2020) • Clatsop Community College – Historic Preservation (2017) • Oregon College of Arts and Crafts – Metal Smithing (2015) • Mt. Hood Community College – Entrepreneurship (2010) • Art Institute of Seattle – Industrial Design (2000-2001) • Pacific Northwest College of Art – Sculpture (1999-2000) • PCC Rock Creek – Welding Certification (1999) HONORS AND AWARDS • Portland Community College – Presidents List (2018-2020) • 1st Place Blue Ribbon Lake Oswego Art Festival – Sponsors Choice Award (2010) • 1st Place Blue Ribbon Cracked Pots Recycled Arts Festival – Best of Show in the Professional Artist Division (2010) SOFTWARE • AutoCAD and Revit • Sketchup • Twin Motion • Photoshop • Excel • Word • Trello • Slack
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