Facebook icons twitter icon Register | Login

Career Networking for the Built Environment
Resumes | Employers | Jobs | Answers

 

 

Details of Richard J Levy, AIA, APA


Richard J Levy, AIA, APA

NCARB Consulting Project Manager

Los Angeles, United States
Industry Category: Design Build Firms- EPC
Relocation Preferences: Will not relocate. Will Travel
Personal Website Link:: http://www.linkedin.com/in/archphotodesign
Owners Representative, Construction Manager, Project Manager, Construction Administration, Project Architect on any type of project

Richard J Levy, AIA, APA'S Overview

Resume:



Executive Profile



As an owners and store
representative, construction manager and design manager, I will overcome obstacles,
mitigate claims, improve quality control, and cut costs, moving projects and production
forward. Standardize and streamline procedures, and implemented Best Practices
to drive process improvements.



 



I am capable of a wide-range of
projects in the private/public sector including specialty retail stores,
hotels, offices, theatres/concert halls, themed media/entertainment centers,
mansions, multi-unit residential condominiums, urban renewal, adaptive re-use,
colleges, hospitals, schools, historic preservation and rehabilitation
projects.



 



Leadership Insight








A hands-on leader, with a client-centric attitude, who believes
growing a business in challenging economic climates requires:


       Focusing on the
purpose of business, which is to create sustainable customer relationships


       Provide consistent,
clear messages and empower leaders and employees to succeed


       Creating nimble plans
and executing incremental strategies that meet consumers desires


 




Expertise and Knowledge



      
Global
Strategies                                 Client
Relations                                                P
& L Leadership



      
Marketing
Leadership                           Account
Management                          Strategic
Planning



      
Market
Share Growth                           Demand
Forecasting                            Restructures
/ Turnarounds



      
Revit
/ Navisworks                                Project
Development                            Talent
Acquisition



      
New
Product Positioning                      Client
Fulfillments                                 Performance
Leadership



      
Contracting                                          New
Lead Generation                          Talent
Development



 



Owners Rep / Risk Management / Compliance /
Subcontractors & Vendors / Project Management



Cost Control / Claims / Proposals & Presentations
/ Contract Negotiations / Client Relations / QC



 



Bachelor of Architecture, Southern California Institute of
Architecture (SCI-ARC) University of Oregon



Licensed
Architect
#C20,565,
CA; Registered Architect
, #22541, AZ. NCARB Certified #38,059



 



 



Career
Highlights



Consultant Architect/Construction
Management,
2006-Present



Hurtes Residence 2012



1907 Residenctial Addition in
Historic Angeleno Heights Historic Preservation Overlay Zone



      
Obtained
entitlement through Los Angeles Department of City Planning Office of Historic
Resources.



      
Client
direct interaction, and commissioned engineering consultants.



      
Architect
of Record for Design/Build.



 



Disney Stores 2011



Rollback, 2011 Prototype Stores Retrofits of Process
Improvements and Standardization



Sensormatic Retrofit Program for
Loss Prevention and Risk Management



      
Interfaced
with strong relationships for Design & Construction Visual, Loss
Prevention, Construction Management, Corporate Sourcing, and Legal. Managed
diverse supply vendor base with $1.2M budget.



      
Replacement
of media walls, monitors, fixtures, AV corrections.



      
Responded
to emergency situations during no-business hours and weekends.



      
Responsible
for schedule, budget, and vendor sourcing.



 



808-810 N. Spring Street - 2007-2008



The KOR Group- Chinatown Area of Los Angeles



8 and 10 Story $25M Condominium
Development, Adaptive Re-use of Historical Buildings



      
Provided
expertise to General Contractor for pre-qualification and bidding.



      
Prepared
and negotiated contracts, proposals, and made formal presentations.



      
Reported
directly to the President/CEO.



      
Performed
Value Engineering and Constructability Reviews.



       Responsible for Schedule, Budget,
and Sub-contractor Buy-out evaluations.





Richard J.
Levy, AIA, APA

Senior Project Manager
mr.rich.levy[at]gmail.com

213-250-0100
  Page 2





 



HNTB Corporation, 2003-2006



Senior Construction Manager/Program
Director, Claims Analysis and Administrator



Plaza at the
Arboretum -  $26M Mixed-Use
Multi-Unit Residential/Specialty Retail - Santa Monica, CA.
, Project
Started 2000, Hired by the Vice-President for Construction



      
Performed construction management services during the construction
phase of this high-end, multiple buildings complex.  Significantly reduced the Corporations risks and costs, up
to $2.5 million, by transforming the sub-performing high-end commercial
mixed-use project of previous managers into an efficient workforce. Served as
expert witness with Legal Department interface for the Construction Corporation
to be successfully awarded favorable judgments in their lawsuits against the
Owners, Architects, several prime Sub-Contractors, and their Insurance
Companies. 
Managed multiple staffs of 18 to 25
each.



 



URS
Corporation,
2002-2003



Senior
Project/Construction Manager (Director Level) and Claims Analyst



Los Angeles Valley College Los Angeles
Community College District



$120M Proposition A
Capital Improvements and Modernization Program



      
Established IT guidelines for multiple site/multiple funding
sources capital improvements and
modernization program, involving scope definition, reports preparation, field observation,
and planning.



      
Served as mentor to several mid-level managers responsible for
their own projects.



      
Guided the work of historical consultants to successfully observe,
analyze, document and report on conditions and movement of an extensive historical
collection.



 



The Clark Construction Group, 1998-2001



Subcontractor,
Construction Progress



Downtown Los Angeles City Hall - A.C. Martin
Architect



$168M Seismic
Rehabilitation and Historic Renovation Project



      
Provided construction management services documenting
construction progress, utilizing state-of-the-art digital photography,
computer  editing, and archiving of
digital images throughout the 3-year historic renovation.



      
Accomplished goals of contract
specifications, with high client satisfaction and a 30% reduction in costs.



      
New supplies, ongoing replenishment and
fulfillment for operating, office, and packaging programs.



 



PARR Contractors/M.A. Mortenson, 1999-2000



Senior Project Manager,
Structural Concrete



Walt Disney Concert
Hall  $274M Project Frank O.
Gehry Architect



      
Provided concrete subcontractor with project
management at startup of new construction for this unique facility in downtown
LA. Negotiated base contract, and change orders.  Prepared and tracked schedules, budgets, and procedures for
execution.  Coordinated work with
other trades.



 



Mosakowski-Lindsey Architects. 1998-1999



Senior Project Manager -
LA County Department of Public Works (DPW)



Los Angeles County Municipal Court $86M LA Airport Branch -
Hensel Phelps Design/Build Construction



      
Negotiated contracts, conducted meetings,
prepared evaluation of new site design and code upgrade. Coordinated
Design/Build Contractor and multiple permit authorities minimizing cost and
delay.  Project completed on-time
and within budget.



 



Rochlin Baran Balbona (RBB) Architects, 1995-1997



Construction
Administrator



Salick Comprehensive Cancer Care Center - Miami Beach, Florida - $8M New Construction



Morse Diesel Contractors (AMEC
Construction Management)
  



      
Provided critical contract document coordination, and tracking
documentation.  Reviewed s
hop drawings and material sample
submittals.  Processed RFIs with
engineering consultants, and responded to all architectural RFI's.  Maintained close integration of
intended aesthetics by project designers.



Related keyword:


Join Built.com and Create Your profile, It's Free