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Name : James Struckman
Industry Type : Project Architect, Project Manager
City & State : Boise, ID
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Architects
Objective : West Coast, Hawaii, Asia Pacific, Mediterranean
Resume :  
OBJECTIVE
A position in the development, design or construction departments of a world class construction and/or development firm where my management, design, construction and architectural skills can be used to create the highest quality projects.

SUMMARY
Twenty plus years experience on new construction and remodeling projects with five years of direct involvement with hospitality related projects. Over fifteen years as a managing partner and principal.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Management of hundreds of projects using a variety of construction types with a wide array of aesthetic, functional, time and budgetary requirements. Provided team leadership for clients, consultants, contractors and employees.

OFFICE MANAGEMENT
Supervised an office with a staff of nine persons including clerical, drafting and architectural professionals. Coordinated work of consultant teams consisting of more than 100 persons.

DESIGN
Responsible for hundreds of project designs from concept through completion. Projects have been published in the local media and on the internet.

CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS
Implemented office networking, drafting and detailing standards. Developed C.S.I. master format specifications. Developed graphic standards for F.F.& E. applications.

CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISION
Managed contractor R.F.I.'s, payment requests, submittals and construction schedules to assure contract compliance, value and quality control.

URBAN & MASTER PLANNING
Work for government agencies, developers and builders includes: resorts, marinas, school campuses, residential sub-divisions, office parks and urban infill projects.

ENTITLEMENTS
Work with dozens of City, County, State and Federal agencies has included: Building, Demolition & Conditional Use Permits; Zoning Variances; Historic Preservation & Restoration Documents (Secretary of Interior's Guidelines); Fair Housing Act and A.D.A. Interpretation; E.P.A. Level 1 Studies; Title and Deed Verification; Subdivision Recording; Environmental Impact Statements; Surface Water and Air Quality Control During Construction; Discharge Water Treatment; Well and Water Permits; Health District Approvals for Restaurants & Equipment; Traffic Studies & mitigation; Solid Waste Disposal & Recycling Management Plans; Asbestos Abatement.

FINANCING
Work with investors, lenders, owners, consultants, suppliers, contractors and others to assure projects completed on time and within budget.

SOFTWARE
AutoCAD, Vector Works, Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
ORGANIZATIONS
Licensed Architect, N.C.A.R.B. Certified; I.C.B.O. Professional Member; B.O.M.A. Allied Member; Executives Affiliated, Past President.

EDUCATION
University of Idaho, Bachelors of Architecture
1978
Jackson Community College, Associates in Arts
1972
Boise State University, studies in Financial Accounting, Marketing and Architectural History
2001-2003

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Recent continuing education has focused on: 1) Hotel, resort and mixed-use developments which exceed guest expectations, provide a sense of place and demonstrate style, care and practicality; 2) Developing designs and selecting systems which increase efficiency and reduce energy demands while providing exciting spatial experiences and amenities; 3) Investigating barriers in financing for large scale alternative energy (solar and wind) installations; 4) Land use planning for transportation oriented developments. Related conferences / events: 2003, Cooper-Hewitt National Museum, 'New Hotels for Global Nomads'; 2006 HD Expo; 2007 HD Expo.

COMMUNITY
Founding member of ''Arch-Walk' walking tours of Boise historic districts. Contributor to the M-K Nature Center, Idaho Wildlife Foundation, Boise Independent School District, Idaho Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Junior Achievement, Zoo Boise, Boise Art Museum and The Nature Conservancy. Also ran for public office: Highway District Commissioner.

EMPLOYMENT
Architectural Planning & Design Group 1988-present
20 plus years as Project Architect, Partner and Principal of a mid-sized architectural firm. Responsible for all aspects of the firm from marketing to clients, project designs from concept to
completion, managing office staff, directing consultants, job costing and financial accounting.

Architectural Homes of Idaho, 1996-1999
Development of two residential tracts included planning, financing, platting, permitting and utility installation. Construction of 20 homes included establishing budgets and timelines, financing, permitting and management of subcontractors and suppliers.

C.S.W. Architects, 1986-1988
Management responsibilities similar to A P & D Group. Specialized experience included investigation, documentation and restoration documents conforming to the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Archeology and Historic Preservation (10 buildings at three separate sites). Multifamily inspection services, third party review and certification of projects designed and built by others. Certifications were used by Owners and others to verify accuracy of construction documents and to assure the contractor and materials used were in compliance with the documents. Performed Fair Housing Act and A.D.A. inspections on more than 60 multi-family housing projects in several western states to verify compliance with regulations. Provided designs and budgets for mitigation when projects were not up to standards.

James Struckman & Associates, 1983-1986
Management responsibilities similar to A P & D Group. Specialized experience included master planning for owners, developers and builders. Projects included school campuses, residential sub-divisions, regional office parks and urban infill projects.
Design West Architects, Boise, ID & Logan, UT, 1979-1983
Responsible for client meetings and presentations, designs, construction documents, specifications and construction supervision. Work at Design West focused on hospitals, churches and educational facilities (K-12).

Brock & Craig Architects, Mesa, AZ, 1978-1979
Responsible for client meetings and presentations, designs, construction documents, specifications and construction supervision. Work at Brock & Craig focused on banks, churches, high density / high end residential developments.

Kip Eder, Architect, Moscow, ID, 1976-1978
Responsible for client meetings and presentations, designs, construction documents, specifications and construction supervision. Work for Kip Eder focused on single family residences. Work also included the design, testing, fabrication and installation of solar hot water and air heating systems.





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