Raymond Connelly

Freelance Architect & CAD Freelancer

Location:Raritan, New Jersey, United States
Phone: 9082428194
Website: http://www.rfcy.net
2 Skills
(908) 242-8194

3/02 to Present RFCY, Raritan, New Jersey – Multi-Faceted Design Build Firm providing services to the public and private sectors. Commercial, Corporate Retail, Wellness and Residential
Position: Owner, CEO
•Architecture, Interior design, Build Firm for various residential, commercial, hospitality and land use projects.
•Building Codes and Zoning Analysis review.
•Land Use Planning Board, submissions and approvals.
•Pre-design and site analysis
•Design programing and development of designs including interiors
•Production of construction documents and specification.
•Expediting services of Department of Buildings and various agencies involved.
•Construction cost analysis including, development of AIA G702& G703
•On site controlled and / or quality inspections.
•Funding submission packages
•Interior and Architectural pre-sales packages
•Won several national awards for design and development work
•Several national conventions speaker

7/00 to 3/02 TESTWELL Laboratories, Inc., Ossining, New York – Multi-faceted firm, with a focus in all disciplines of engineering as well as in testing, controlled inspection and construction administration.
Position: Chief of Operation of Construction and Project Managers
•Responsible for entire operations of construction and construction schedule
•Pre-Bid sub-contractor meetings.
•Review of Architectural & Engineering plans and specifications in order to verify site conditions and construction document accuracy.
•Responsible for developing request for information clarification
•Review of Bid Packages and qualification packages, including schedule
•Coordinating the construction process with various CUNY and SUNY campus facilities.
•Review of AIA submission packages and approval of payment schedule including CO
•Developed and Presentation of annual budget of 309 million dollars and quarterly budgets
•Responsible for weekly and monthly progress meetings

2/96 to 7/00 RPM Associates, Staten Island, New York - Diversified design build firm specializing in all phases of Architectural / Engineering designs and Construction Management.
Position: Sr. Project Manager: To ensure the advancement and completion of various residential, commercial and industrial projects.
•Conduct in-depth pre-construction surveys in order to determine the existing conditions.
•These investigations include soil composition (boring logs, test pits, and environmental testing), structural stability ( load tests and sounding) and architectural arrangements (building and zoning compliance ).
•Working along with clients from the schematic design stages through the completion of construction drawings, building department submissions and permits.
•Responsible for a complete construction cost estimate, scheduling of work and materials deliveries, building inspections applications
•Responsible for AIA bank submission packages
•Delivery of units, punch list completion

6/94 to 2/96 A & E CONSULTANTS, New York, NY - Architectural \ Engineering consulting firm specializing special in commercial and residential projects.
Position: Assistant Project Manager for Building Investigation, Design, Construction Management and Controlled Inspection Division
•Conduct in-depth investigation and analysis of existing building for structural deficiencies, condition assessment and feasibility studies for proposed additions, renovations and restoration projects.
•Responsible for surveys, space planning, interior perspective, client presentation, construction drawing, details, AutoCAD drafting, Bid packages, time and cost estimating, ordering of materials, problem solving, hiring of sub-contractors as well as department of buildings processes.
•Responsible for sections of UL designs as well as performing a wide range of controlled inspections including: Fire Stops, Steel, Concrete, Asphalt, HVAC, Electrical and Foundations.
•Developed an office standard for controlled inspection reports.

8/93 to 6/94 STEEL SERVICES CORPORATION, New York, NY - Structural engineering, fabrication and ******** of steel.
Position: Assistant Engineer
•Responsible for shop drawings, ornamental steel designs, moment and shear calculations beam connection (bolts, plates and welds ), take-offs, purchasing of materials, estimating time and cost, job proposals, client interaction as well as conducting surveys and site investigation for project advancement.

1/92 to 5/93 AutoCAD LABORATORY, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY
Position: AutoCAD Facility Manager
•Specializing in the teaching of AUTODESK AutoCAD.
•Responsible for installing, configuring and writing lisp commands, developing a standard directory, problem solving and organizing 3D rendering and modeling studio.
•Teacher assistant for Intro to AutoCAD I and continuing education programs. Responsibilities include problem solving, scheduling of classes and aiding students to efficiently proceed with the learning process.

Completed prerequisite courses needed for Civil Engineering MS. And prep for EIT Exam

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Technology, December 1994

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards approved,
National Register Architect license pending completion of exam
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