Clifford Reid


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CLIFFORD O. REID - Architect
24 Booker Blvd
Amityville, New York 11701
310.266.0109 cell
631.842.6160 land line

Progressive career in the architecture, design, building construction and educational teaching  

Experience and skills embodies higher education teaching, architectural construction documents and project management

Proficient in Revit Architecture, Revit Structures, Inventor and AutoCAD software 

Eight years experience using Revit and twenty years of experience using AutoCAD

Twenty years teaching experience and fifteen years consultant work experience  

Consulting, training, technical support and implementation services experience 

Strong technical, graphic, communication and time management skills

Versed on construction materials methods and architectural building types  


Architecture, construction and educational experience with a full understanding of steel, concrete and wood frame construction techniques.

Strong skills using Revit Architecture, Revit Structures, Inventor, AutoCAD and office computer software applications; Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Primavera and Expedition.

Effective and positive teaching skill as an instructor and educator. Able to learn and convene information to a user group effectively.

Supervisory experience, which includes overseeing and directing staff and students.

Proficient in the design, construction and understanding of residential, commercial, retail, office building, sport and fitness facilities and medical building types

Strong hands on skills in construction and building techniques. Able to read, understand and create construction documents for architectural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and structural projects.

In depth knowledge of current practices in design, technology, codes, ADA Title 24, engineering and construction.


Syracuse University, School of Architecture
Syracuse, New York.  
Bachelor or Architecture,

Licensure and Certifications:

Registered Architect, State of New York -1995

Revit Architecture Certified - 2007

AutoCAD Certified - 2007

AUGI - 2009

Teaching Experience

2006 - Present
BIM | Revit Consultant

Responsible for demonstration, implementation, consulting, training and technical support for Revit Architecture, Revit Structures, Revit MEP, Inventor and AutoCAD.
Provide consultation, one on one training, group training and building modeling services in               
Revit Architecture, Revit Structures and Inventor.  

Clients include: 
Silver Associates, Structure Engineer 	 	Van Nuys, CA 
Kay Lang Associates, Interior Designers 	Los Angeles, CA 
KPM Lighting Associate, Lighting Consultants  	El Segundo, CA 
CAD Force, CAD Services  			Marina Del Rey 
David Watson Architects			        Manhattan Beach, CA
CAD House, CAD Services  			Los Angeles, CA 
SLM Solutions, Architectural Services  		Baldwin, New York
Chris Wilkinson, Architect 			Santa Monica, CA

March 2010 - June 2011
Part-time Instructor
Private Technical College
Department of Computer Design and Drafting
Culver City, CA

Prepare course description, course assignments, class examinations and lectures. 
Teaching courses in AutoCAD, Revit Architecture, and Inventor in the Architectural Design and Drafting Department.

Application Engineer
Costa Mesa, CA
Responsible for demonstration, implementation, consulting, training and technical support for AutoDesk products. These products included Revit Architecture and AutoCAD.

2006 - 2007
Part- time Instructor
Westwood  College 
Interior Design Department
Torrance, CA
Prepared course description, course assignments, class examinations and lectures. Developed course outlines and course descriptions.
Taught courses in AutoCAD, Revit Architecture and Building Construction.

1985 - 1997
Adjunct Professor and Assistant Professor
State University of New York at Farmingdale, Farmingdale, New York
Department of Architecture, Construction and Engineering Technologies

Taught courses in building construction and architecture. Prepared course assignments, class examinations and lectures. Developed course outlines and course descriptions.

Courses taught: AutoCAD Architectural Design Architectural Graphics Architectural Model Building, Material and Methods of Construction, Architectural History, Building Systems 
and Freehand Drawing.
Member of the American with Disabilities Committee that recommended changes and alterations to the college campus buildings entrances and identified campus barriers for the physically challenged.
Assisted the Universities Facilities Department with the following campus projects which included the schematic design proposal for Lupton Hall Lobby Renovation and the High Technology Center.
Professional Experience

March 2008 - March 2009
Contract Assignment/ Facilities Architectural Engineer
Facilities, Planning and Construction Department
The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

Responsible for producing schematic and design development documents using Revit Architecture and Revit Structures for facility buildings. Projects included new construction, space planning, remodeling of office and lab rooms, California Title 24 and ADA compliance upgrade to existing buildings and campus. 
Assisted with the development of building design criteria and the day-to-day interface with customers/administrators regarding project status, project requirements, scope of work, cost estimates, project approvals, and coordination with other departments,  
Worked with facilities department staff which included electrical, mechanical and CAD personnel from design inception through construction completion. 

November 2006 - January 2008
Contract Assignment / Design Manager 
TBI / Los Angeles Unified School District Central Design
Los Angeles, CA

Responsible for Construction Administration for Los Angeles School Project, which included the new construction, modification and ADA compliance upgrade school projects.
Responsible for review and approval of construction document submitted by Task Architects. 
Worked directly with Task Architects, School Officials and School Regions.
Maintained contract documents and obtained resolutions to problems that surface during design phase. Involved with contract and budget administration.

November 2004 - August 2005
Architectural Facilities Engineer
Facilities Planning Department,
California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

Responsible for review and approval of materials to be installed and coordinating deliveries for Sports and Fitness projects. 
Maintained contract documents and obtained resolutions to problems that surface design and construction. 
Confirmed activities of project schedule and in daily contact with General Contractor. 
Responsibilities included attending weekly job meeting, writing meeting minutes, maintaining project information and reports, filing information, reviewing RFI, submittal/shop drawings, change orders, coordinating consultants and sub-contractors and managing product samples for projects.
Proposed design solutions and proposals using AutoCAD. 

1999 - 2000
Project Architect
deJongh Partnership
University of Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, USVI

Responsible for Construction Administration for the University of the Virgin Islands, Capital Improvement Projects.  
Managed day-to-day activities of construction projects including subcontracts and personnel. Confirmed activities of project schedule and daily contact with general contractor and owner. 

1995 - 1999
Consultant / Project Architect and Administrator
Queens School Improvement Program
Fleming Corporation, New York, New York
Responsible for Project Document and Construction Administration for the projects.
Responsibilities included weekly conference meetings and meeting minutes, maintaining continuous information and reports, filing information, processing RFI, submittal/shop drawings, change orders, coordinating consultants and sub-contractors, client and team, and general office duties.
Wrote deferred maintenance and existing physical condition reports. 
Directed the property evaluation, property assessment, construction estimates, project specifications and construction documents for the repair and improvement of school buildings.

1987 - 1999
Architect / Consultant
Design Consultants, Amityville, New York					                             

Prepared construction documents using AutoCAD for residential track development, high-end custom residential projects and commercial retail projects.
Construction superintended for projects under construction. 
Worked on projects from schematic design through construction to completion phase. 
Prepared quantity takeoffs and construction estimates.  
Prepared property assessment reports and reserves schedules for residential, commercial, industrial and retail building as a consultant for other architectural related companies and firms. 

Revit Projects

Abyssinian Development Corporation, New York
2011 - Proposed Eleven- story Office Building 
Revit Program and Revit Model

Hollywood Hill Home, Hollywood, CA
2011- Proposed 1500 SF single-family home
Revit Design and Model

Before Construction, Van Nuys, CA
2010 - The Veneto Residence Addition, Calabasas, CA 
Revit Construction Documents

Gregorian Residence, Glendale, CA 2010 
Proposed 4000 SF single family home
Revit Site, Design and Construction Model

The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA
2008 - Remodel of Buildings A2, A3, D10 and Campus Projects
Revit Design Development Documents

Barton Residence, Hollywood, CA
2007 -Three story - 2400 SF, Single family residence
Revit Design Proposal

CAD Force 
Marina del Rey, CA
2007- Two-story Multiplex Theatre
Revit Building Model

Los Angeles Unified School District, New Construction 
Los Angeles, CA
2007 - Southgate Food Service Building
New construction, modification and ADA compliance upgrade school grounds
Revit Site and Design Model

Freidimutter Group,  Newport Beach, CA
2006 - Cosmopolitan Casino and Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
Revit Design Model and Construction documents

Software Experience and Knowledge

Revit Architecture 2011, Revit Structures 2010, Inventor 2010,   AutoCAD 2010,  Arrris,  Expedition, Primavera, Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Hot-Docs-5, Photo Suite, Simsol Boeckh and Xactimate Estimating, Photo Loco, Internet Explorer, AOL Internet, Microsoft Front Page, Picasa 3 and Power Point

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