Architectural Technologist / Revit Technician / Artist

CV

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David Gorriz

Architectural Technologist

 

Degree in Building Engineering

University Camilo José Cela Madrid (Spain)  Graduated 2011                                        

Postgraduate Studies: Construction Manager

The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists of Barcelona (Spain)  Completed 2008

Undergraduate Studies: BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology               

University of Zaragoza (Spain)  Graduated 2005 

Vocational Education: Technical Drawing

Instituto Corona de Aragón, Zaragoza (Spain)  Completed 1999

Software: Autocad, Archicad, Revit, TCQ 2000, Presto, Navision, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesing, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe FreeHand, Quark Express.

Professional: Substantial and varied design experience, technical drawing production, good eye for detail and design, site experience, knowledge of construction methods and building materials, knowledge of current building regulations, a logical and practical approach be able to solve problems, professional and presentable, punctual.
— Skills

Professional Experience

Revit Technician    October 2017 - Present

Plowman Craven  (Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK)

I have been part of the team which has developed the 3D model of the iconic Houses of Parliament, as part of an ongoing Restoration and Renewal Programme.

- Modelling with Revit, high detailed and accurate 3D models from point cloud data.

Freelance Architectural Technologist / Revit Technician    February 2014 - Present

David Gorriz Studio (London, UK)

Collaborating as a freelance Architectural Technologist and Revit Technician with several Architects such as Fernando Bayo, Leyre Vitoria, José María Castejón and Architectural Technologist Marta Lopez.

- Preparing and drawing planning drawings, working drawings, sketch designs, details and rendering design proposals using CAD and Revit.
- Producing, analysing and advise on choosing materials as well as detailed specifications for suitable materials or processes to be used.
- Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.

Architectural Technologist   April 2011 - September 2013  

Co-founder of Architectural Studio MIC Arquitectura de Base (Zaragoza, Spain)

- Assessing the needs of clients and meeting with other professionals at an early stage of the project.
- Producing feasibility studies and surveys.
- Contributing to planning applications and other regulatory application procedures.
- Assessing what surveys are required before commencing work, ensuring such surveys are undertaken and their results fed into the project.
- Preparing and presenting design proposals using CAD.
- Leading the design process and coordinating detailed design information.
- Producing, analysing and advise on choosing materials as well as detailed specifications for suitable materials or processes to be used.
- Liaising with and producing documentation for statutory and local approval authorities.
- Advising clients on procuring the best and most appropriate contracts for the job they are undertaking.
- Managing and co-ordinating the professional team working on a project.
- Administering contracts and project certifications.
- Ensuring compliance with design, legal, statutory and professional requirements.

Construction Manager   September 2009 - April 2011

Construction Company Coanfi S.L. (Graus, Huesca, Spain)

- Acting as the main technical adviser on a construction site for subcontractors and operatives.
- Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.
- Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications.
- Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and machinery.
- Negotiating a price for materials, and making cost-effective solutions and proposals for the intended project.
- Managing and supervising the contract design documents supplied by the client or architect.
- Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors.
- Planning the work and efficiently organising the plant and site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines.
- Liaising with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project.
- Liaising with the local authority to ensure compliance with local construction regulations and by-laws.
- Liaising with clients and their representatives (architects, engineers and surveyors), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress.
- Preparing reports as required by the client or architect.
- Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may have arisen.

Architectural Technologist   March 2006 - November 2008

Developer Company Tribusa S.L. (Barcelona, Spain) Architectural Studio F2M (Barcelona, Spain)

- Assessing the needs of clients and meeting with other professionals at an early stage on the project.
- Obtaining initial approvals from the various authorities.
- Producing feasibility studies and surveys.
- Contributing to planning applications and other regulatory application procedures.
- Assessing what surveys are required before commencing work, ensuring such surveys are undertaken and their results fed into the project.
- Developing project briefs and working on these as the project progresses.
- Producing, analysing and advise on choosing materials as well as detailed specifications for suitable materials or processes to be used.
- Carrying out design stage risk assessments.
- Liaising with and producing documentation for statutory and local approval authorities.
- Advising clients on procuring the best and most appropriate contracts for the job they are undertaking.
- Managing and co-ordinating the professional team working on a project.
- Administering contracts and project certifications.
- Ensuring compliance with design, legal, statutory and professional requirements.
- Obtaining feedback from clients and users and reporting on the performance of the contractors once the construction project is completed.
- Appraising the performance of buildings which are in use and producing maintenance management information.

Trainee Construction Manager   September 2001 - January 2006

Construction Company Galve y Gil S.A. (Zaragoza, Spain)

- Acting as technical adviser on a construction site for subcontractors and operatives.
- Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.
- Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications.
- Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and machinery.
- Negotiating a price for materials, and making cost-effective solutions and proposals for the intended project.
- Managing and supervising the contract design documents supplied by the client or architect.
- Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors.
- Planning the work and efficiently organising the plant and site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines.
- Liaising with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project.
- Liaising with the local authority to ensure compliance with local construction regulations and by-laws.
- Liaising with clients and their representatives (architects, engineers and surveyors), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress.
- Preparing reports as required by the client or architect.
- Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may have arisen.