Dennis W

Architectural draftsman | ArchiCAD drafting | 2D and 3D modeling and rendering

  • Kentucky, USA
  • Member since October 31, 2023
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I bring a strong foundation in architectural drafting and proficiency in Lumion 3D rendering. These technical skills have proven invaluable in enhancing the visual representation and execution of architectural projects. Architectural Drafting Skills: 1.      Technical Proficiency: Well-versed in architectural drafting techniques, including creating detailed drawings, plans, and blueprints. 2.      ArchiCAD Expertise: Adept at utilizing ArchiCAD to draft precise architectural designs, shop drawings ensuring accuracy in measurements, scale, and detailing. 3.      Building Information Modeling (BIM): Experienced in BIM software (Revit), contributing to collaborative and efficient design processes. Lumion 3D Rendering Skills: 1.      Visual Storytelling: Leveraging Lumion's capabilities to create compelling and realistic 3D visualizations that communicate design concepts effectively. 2.      Material and Lighting Expertise: Skillful in manipulating materials, textures, and lighting within Lumion to achieve desired visual aesthetics and realism. 3.      Client Presentations: Utilizing Lumion to enhance client presentations by providing immersive and interactive experiences of proposed architectural designs. 4.      Integration with Project Workflow: Seamless integration of Lumion into the overall project workflow, adding value to the design and decision-making process. Qualifications: In addition to these technical skills: 1.      Certificate Project Management: Completed at Columbia University (Canada) in 2023. 2.      Master of Science in Project Management: Currently pursuing at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Kenya), expected completion in 2024. 3.      Certificate in Global Diplomacy: The United Nations in the World: Obtained from the University of London (UK) in 2023. 4. Bachelor's in Construction Management: Completed at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Kenya) in 2017.


Project Manager execution

  • Burn Manufacturing USA LLc
  • April 1, 2022 - July 29, 2024

● Lead a collaborative team of engineers and cross-function managers in the fitting out and delivery of a modern cookstove manufacturing factory (55k sqft) in kenya, a 20k sqft cookstove manufacturing facility in Nigeria and more than 3 electric assembly lines in Tanzania, Ghana and Mozambique. ● Oversaw the project work for compliance with schedule, budget, quality, safety, and overall conformance with the contract documents. ● Taking up the project responsibility which covers concept, design, construction, and operations (warranty & maintenance). ● Creating contractor and vendor requests for purchase documents for procurement management of the projects. ● Establishing and reviewing contract documents and managing procurement, pre-bid conferences, and evaluations. ● Planning the scope of work, the manpower required, machinery, and the cost needed for each project use. ● Following up on the work progress with the specific team members, through daily meetings. ● Developing project documentation and control as per the PMP standards for deliverables. ● Setting goals and reviewing the contractual conditions of the performance. ● Worked with the C-Suite team on the development of a functional PMO for the organization. ● Assisting other functions in the business with project management expertise.

Arcitectural designer Design and build

  • Blif investment
  • May 3, 2019 - May 3, 2022

My main responsibilities and achievement while at Blif were: ● Directed seven design and build construction projects from conception to completion with a total cost of USD 2.5M. ● Reviewed all project schedule deliverables, construction Processes and estimated costs for all projects ● Oversaw execution and managed construction contracts as per the JBC (Kenya) and FIDIC contracts in Kenya worth USD 2.5M. ● Analyzed, managed and mitigated different risks associated with projects undertaken ● Liaised with Design Teams to issue change orders or answer RFIs and manage project modifications in collaboration with different stakeholders ● Visited construction sites often to assess overall work progress and difficulties, and review ongoing issues. ● Updated operational methods, oversaw accounting procedures, tracked information and compiled data to improve efficiency. ● Developed and initiated projects, managed costs and monitored performance. Skills: Cooperation · Plain English · Smartsheet · Product Management · Digital Project Management · Project Teams · Contractors · Recruiting

Educational Details

Barchelors in Construction management

  • Jomo Kenyatta University of agriculture and technology
  • September 2, 2012 - January 17, 2018

Grade: second class honours Grade: second class honours The barchelors degree was practical orientated in all aspects of construction processes and management from building through architecture, civil engineering, structural engineering, services engineering to infrastructure services (roads, water, waste water, ICT etc) and quantifying of construction projects.. Field work and studio based projects formed the major mode of training.

MSC project management

  • Jomo Kenyatta University of agriculture and technology
  • September 4, 2022 - continue

This program is tailored in the development and introduction of new products and technology, thus becoming the dominant means by which most countries, institutions and companies execute their strategy and operations. The program has evolved into a skill required by all managers in all areas of business, industry, government and education. Projects have always played an important role in the development and introduction of new products and technology and are increasingly becoming the dominant means by which many countries, institutions and companies execute their strategy and operations. Project management has evolved into a skill set required for Managers in all areas of Business, Industry Government and education.

Certificate in construction project management

  • Columbia University
  • January 2, 2023 - July 26, 2023

The Construction Management Specialization consists of five courses. It is intended for construction industry professionals, engineers, and architects who are looking to advance their careers, as well as students who are interested in learning about the field of construction management. The courses include video lectures, auto-graded and peer-reviewed assignments, and community discussion forums. Learners who successfully complete all courses in the specialization on Coursera receive a Specialization Certificate that they can share on their resume, LinkedIn, and CV. The Construction Management Specialization consists of five courses: Construction Project Management Construction Scheduling Construction Cost Estimating and Cost Control Construction Finance The Construction Industry: The Way Forward

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