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Jesse J. Mora Associate A.I.A./Knowledge Net C 818.749.0660 | E jeesejmora.pro@live.com

Professional Business Resume

My Summary of Qualifications Since 1980, my experience stems from over 30 years in the drafting arena, providing knowledge within a broad selection of disciplines ranging from Architectural, Civil, and Land Surveying to Landscaping & Structural as well as other disciplines of expertise, each ranging from Conceptual Layout & Designing to Final Construction Documents. I’m a detail-oriented, results-driven professional conveying my client’s concepts with accuracy & clarity, all of my drawings & services are concise & completed under client time constraints; I noted as team player & problem solver who works cohesively, assisting my colleagues when needed to meet my target deadlines.

Partial Professional Experience, Jesse J. Mora (15+ Year Time line)

2008- Present

Structure It, Glendale CA Principle Owner- Work flow Outsourcing, Salary- $30 up/hour Structure It, is a detail-oriented, results-driven professional company experienced in conveying client ideas, concepts & designs through to completion with accuracy & clarity. Projects prepared by Structure It are concise & completed under client time constraints; a team player, problem solving company providing services within, but limited to, the following disciplines: Architectural, Civil, Land Surveying, Landscaping and Structural. With over 30 years in the business, Structure It possesses skills & expertise, ranging from Conceptual & Design Layout to Final Construction Documents, as well as providing over 23 years of computer aided drafting technology to our client’s, along with providing other business services that we offer, which are available to the drafting arena. Some projects included: • •

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Architectural Render & Proposal for Wokcano Hotel & Entertainment Center, Los Angeles, CA. Landscaping designing for residential properties. Power Plant & Fuel Supply Skid for Benin, Africa. Wrought iron designing for residential & business properties.

Architecture | Automotive | Civil | Industrial | Landscaping | Land Surveying | Retail | Room Additions | Structural | Telecommunications


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2007 • • •

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JDBA Architecture, Los Angeles CA Job Captain- Architectural group, Salary- $30/hour Developed new construction documents for Los Angeles Unifies School District, L.A.U.S.D., and C.R.E.S. #13 M.S. Assisted with the Re-locatable Housing Units, existing E.S. & M.S. schools, for the District State Architect. Took lead in the updating of L.A.U.S.D. CAD standards & templates from Micro Station to AutoCAD. Outdoors & Beyond, Inc., Chatsworth CA Cad Designer/Manager- Landscape group, Salary- $20/hour Developed new construction documents & take-offs (Residential Properties). Assisted with field layouts & documentations (Residential Properties). Assisted with IT networking, Office & CAD management. Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale CA CAD Drafter- Civil Engineering group, Salary- $20/hour* Developed a 20 year Study, Internment usage for the Hollywood Hills, CA location. Developed plan & profile sheets for the Mainline Sewer Extension for the Covina Hills, CA location. Owen Design Group, Irvine CA Senior Cad Designer- Architectural group, Salary- $20/hour* Developed new construction documents for Embassy Suites Hotel, Glendale, CA. Assisted with the modifying of (2) New ES. Schools for the Los Angeles Unified School District, L.A.U.S.D. LDC Land Design Services, Inc., Pasadena CA Cad Drafter- Municipal group, Salary- $20/hour* Developed new condominium conversion drawings (Residential). Developed ALTA & Tentative maps (Residential). EDM Services, Inc., Simi Valley CA Cad Designer- Piping & Oil refinery group, Salary- $20/hour* Developed new construction documents for KLM, Tie-in station, Chevron/Valero, CAF #147, Contra Costa, CA. Some of the drawings include: Site, Grading, Profile, Area Lighting, Structural & Foundation Plans plus Fence, Trench, Stile, Pile Caps, Lighting, Embeds & Lighting Pier Details, & Schedules. Developed Pipeline Street & strip map documentation for The Gas Company, Los Angeles, CA. Developed new ‘exhibit’ pipeline easement plats for Chevron 12” KLM- Valero Lateral Project.

Architecture | Automotive | Civil | Industrial | Landscaping | Land Surveying | Retail | Room Additions | Structural | Telecommunications


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Robert Earl, AIA, W. Hollywood CA Project Director- Architectural group, Salary- $20/hour* Developed new construction documents (CAD), for high end estates, clients such as: Mr. Donald Trump and the like. Assisted with Office management.

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Mollenhauer Group, Los Angeles CA Survey/Civil Cad Tech- Survey/Civil group, Salary- $20/hour* Developed ALTA surveys (Business). Assisted with field layout & documentation (Business). Developed Civil site development plans (Business).

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Hennon Surveying, La Cañada CA Survey Cad Tech- Survey group, Salary- $20/hour* Developed ALTA surveys (Business & Residential). Assisted field survey crew with using the Sokkia, Tremble & Total Station, as well as, running the rod to assist in taking shots for topography, control, lot corners, etc. Sitecomp Inc., Minneapolis MN Computer Cad Developer- Surveying group, Salary- $30/hour* I was involved in the development of their newest software set for the surveying market, providing cad knowledge from various platforms I’ve used prior.

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URS, Inc., Minneapolis MN Civil Cad Tech- Infrastructure group, Salary- $20/hour* Developed exhibit plans for (Target & Target Greatland). Developed new civil construction documents for IKEA, Bloomington, MN. Some of the drawings include: Site Removal, Survey, Grading, Storm & Water, Utility, Signage & Lighting Plans plus Utility, Signage, Civil & A.D.A. Details, & Schedules.

RLK Kuusisto Ltd., Minnetonka MN Survey/Civil Cad Tech- Surveying group, Salary- $22.50/hour* Developed ALTA, Topography & Certificates of surveys for (Business & Residential). Developed street plan & profile sheets for The City of Minneapolis. Assisted with the designing & development of (1) Plat Map, to be applied for new housing tract.

2002-03

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James R. Hill, Inc., Burnsville MN Survey Cad Tech Manager - Housing group, Salary- $18/hour* Developed new certificates of survey for companies such as Orrin Thompson Homes & Lundgren Bros. Assisted with the modifying of Plat Maps for companies such as Orrin Thompson Homes.

Architecture | Automotive | Civil | Industrial | Landscaping | Land Surveying | Retail | Room Additions | Structural | Telecommunications


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2000-01 •

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L&M, Associates Ltd., Edina MN Associate- Retail Design & Planning group, Salary- $18/hour* Developed new construction documents for companies such as The Museum Company & Franklin Covey. Edwards & Kelcey, Inc., Glendale CA & Edina MN Cad Drafter/Engineer Tech II- Telecommunications/Civil group, Salary- $20/hour* Developed MnDOT traffic design plan sheets involving traffic studies & counts. Developed new construction documents for MN. State Highway 55, which included light rail provisions. Some of the drawings include: Site Removal, Survey, Grading, Storm & Water, Utility, Signage Plans plus Utility, Details, & Schedules. Developed new construction documents for tower cell sites, companies such as SBA & Nextel. Some of the drawings include: Site, Grading, Profile, Area Lighting, Structural & Foundation Plans plus Fence, Trench, Lighting, Details, & Schedules. Developed new civil construction documents for the University of Minnesota & Campus Parking Structure.

Daniel Haggerty & Associates, Glendale CA Cad Designer/Project Manager- Architectural/ Telecommunication group, Salary- $18/hour* Developed new construction documents for the Marina Library, Marina Del Rey, CA. Developed new construction documents for tower cell sites, companies such as Cox, AT&T, and Nextel & Diablo. Assisted with Office management.

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Design Plus, Burbank CA Cad Designer/Project Manager- Architectural group, Salary- $15/hour* Developed new construction documents & 3D CAD Isometrics for (Residential Room Additions). Assisted with Office management.

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1995-96

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Robert Earl, AIA, W. Hollywood CA Associate- Architectural group, Salary- $18/hour* Developed new construction documents (Hand Drafted), for high end estates, clients such as: Mr. Barron Hilton and the like.

*Approximate salary base.

Architecture | Automotive | Civil | Industrial | Landscaping | Land Surveying | Retail | Room Additions | Structural | Telecommunications


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Professional Job Skills Summary Project Manager / Director / Job Captain- Advanced, 17 years’ experience (1994-2011). Design Drafting- Advanced, 17 years’ experience (1994-2011). Drafting/CAD- Advanced, 30 year's drafting since Sept. 1980, 24 years’ CAD since Sept. 1987. Technical Projects- Advanced, 17 years’ experience (1994-2011). Projects- Advanced, 30+ years’ experience (1980-2011), 1980-1994 (Developing knowledge & skills)

Education

1980-83

Glendale College- Glendale, CA Course of Study: Architectural major. (Educational)

1980-81

Los Angeles Trade Tech- Los Angeles, CA Course of Study: Structural detailing, shop drawings. (Educational) Herbert Hawkins Reality- Pasadena, CA Course of Study: Real Estate license training. (Educational)

1976

Boswell Junior/Senior High School- Fort Worth, TX Course of Study: Architectural drafting class. (Educational) Eagle Rock Junior/Senior High School- Eagle Rock, CA Course of Study: Architectural drafting class. (Educational)

Professional Training 2007

Structure Studios- Los Angeles, CA Course Completion Certificate Received certificate in the training of 3D Pool Studio, for use in 3D landscape developing

2001

Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors- Minneapolis, MN Certificate Member Received certificate from the Minnesota state organization (M.S.P.S.) for Land Surveying

1987

Computer Vision- Itasca, IL Computer Aided Drafting (Prime Medusa) Received 3 Training Certificates in the use of 2D, 3D, and Parametrics

Affiliations 2005-11

A.I.A. (American Institute of Architects), Los Angeles, CA Associate Member/Knowledge Net | Los Angeles Chapter

2002-03

M.S.P.S. (Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors), Minneapolis, MN Vice President, 6th Chapter | Hennepin County

Architecture | Automotive | Civil | Industrial | Landscaping | Land Surveying | Retail | Room Additions | Structural | Telecommunications


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Affiliations (Cont.) 1980-83

A.S.E.A. (American Society of Engineers & Architects), Glendale, CA | Associate Member Design Challenge participant, Glendale Community College, Design Criteria: Proposed future site of the Orange County Public Library, utilizing their guidelines, which included: Utilizing the sun & natural land, with minimal disturbance to the site.

Contributions 1994

Habitat for Humanity, Glendale, CA, 4-unit duplex, Glendale, CA Assisted in the development of the construction documents as well as assisting the field crew during the initial development stages of the construction up through framing.

Key Points of Skills Land Surveying Vice-President, 6th Chapter, Hennepin County, Minnesota, Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors: My involvement with M.S.P.S. included but not limited to the following: develop & maintain our website, fund & obtain as needed; guest speakers either representing the city or in private sectors, establish an online document service for our members to obtain documents on an as-needed basis. Leadership Throughout my 30+ years involving not only Architecture, but other forms of engineering i.e. Civil, Land Surveying, Landscaping & Structural; I have had to oversee, direct & supervise up to 6 individuals, when it involved projects, office management and the like; I’ve also been involved with speaking roles at city permit services, project functions, etc. College Teaching Opportunity Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA: I contacted Dave Martin, Department Chair, and Architectural Department inquiring to the requirements needed in order to teach Architecture, to give back to the school where it all began for me back in 1980. Dave had invited me for an afternoon class session in which I had the pleasure to take part with his class and assist the students as needed. Having only experienced this for a brief moment, it was then I knew I was meant to get into teaching, to work with students, to offer my years of ‘realworld’ experience to help groom them for their future endeavors.

Key Points of Skills (Business Related) • • • • • • • • • • •

Installation of business software, i.e. AutoCAD, Cad Platforms, Microsoft Products, etc. Develop company templates (MS Word & Excel templates, Company Manuals, Standards, CAD Policies, etc.). File conversions to .pdf from Word, Excel, and back to .doc/.xls Assist in the preparation of construction spec books (Based on the industry-accepted 16-division format, A.I.A.) & help prepare punch lists & takeoffs derived from client provided conceptual, bid sets & construction documents. Develop CD Business Cards & Business Websites, as well as company directory structures. Provide Tutoring in the following areas: Discipline Standards, Drafting Practices, Field Work Documentation Assist, etc. Computer Aided Design services per A.I.A. CAD Guidelines, on a per project basis. Phone/Office Support for most basic questions & operations. Station setups per A.I.A. Cad Guidelines. Auto LISP Routines (Basic routines, Custom routines, Please Call). Format conversions (.dwf to .dwg & .dwg to .pdf, etc.), per A.I.A. CAD Guidelines. Image converting, (.jpg, .bmp, .tiff) for use with AutoCAD per A.I.A. CAD Guidelines.

Architecture | Automotive | Civil | Industrial | Landscaping | Land Surveying | Retail | Room Additions | Structural | Telecommunications


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Key Points of Skills (Business Related) cont. • • •

Templates: Sheets, Viewports, Tabs, Color & Layer Manage (per A.I.A. CAD Guidelines), Plot Tables, etc. Conversion: Ariel photography digitizing (per A.I.A. CAD Guidelines). Importing of MS Word & Excel documents into drawings.

Key CAD Software Skills (Over 24 years’ experience) Hand Drafting: 30+ years since 1976 | Business & Graphics Software: 13+ years’ experience since 1996 | CAD: 20+ years since 1987 • • • • • • • •

AutoCAD- versions 9-14, 2000-11 (Architecture/Civil/Surveying) Land Desktop (LDD)- versions 2002-06 (Civil/Surveying) Steel CAD- (Structural) Prime Medusa- (Automotive Applications) Sun Sparc System- (Architectural) Micro Station- version SE (Civil), Power Draft (Architectural) Eagle Point- version 99 (Surveying) Microsoft Office 2003-2010 i.e. Word, Excel, etc.

Architecture | Automotive | Civil | Industrial | Landscaping | Land Surveying | Retail | Room Additions | Structural | Telecommunications


15 year Business Resume