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Thomas Aldrich

2532 S. Laurelwood, Santa Ana, CA 92704 714-658-4916

Currently pursuing Bachelors of Architecture at NewSchool of Architecture and Design. A quality-focused individual who is versatile and can produce creative solutions drawn from extensive experience in the construction industry as well as a life-long study of the fine arts. Knowledge of these two different worlds enables a unique perspective of architecture and an advantage during the construction process.


2011-Pres. 2008-2011

NewSchool of Architecture and Design, San Diego, CA -Concentration: Art and Design Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA - Concentration: Architecture and Art - Dean’s List (3.89 GPA)

Awards 2011-2012

Academic Merit Scholarship

Skills Collaboration: extensive experience in team student projects as well as team work environments 3D Modeling/Rendering: Rhino, Maxwell Render Drafting: AutoCAD 2011/2012, Hand drafting Presentation: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, CS5.5 Fabrication: Analog Modeling Skills, Laser cutting experience Additional: Extensive skills in several trades of the construction industry, exceptional skills in the Fine Arts with multiple mediums(oils, acrylics, watercolors)

Professional/Project Experience 2012

Team Leader, Cal Poly Design Village Competition Collaborated in a design/build environment with other students to fabricate a design for entry consideration.


Lead/Foreman, BergElectric Corp., Los Angeles, CA -Responsibilities: Successful coordination and completion of entire phases including CHOC Children’s Hospital, Westminster Police Department and other large scale projects in commercial and residential environments with budgets of up to 8.6 million dollars. Lay out work for up to twelve electricians and maintain working inventory. Experience with BIM coordination and installation.


Journeyman, Journey Electrical Technologies, Lake Forest, CA -Gained experience in a fast-paced progressive environment for two years on the high rise project Skyline Towers. Two 52-story condominium towers were constructed in less than two years. Collaborated with architects, engineers and designers in a design/build function. Gained extensive knowledge of concrete and steel structures, intricacies of design and scope of an architects role.


Sergeant, U.S. Army, Fort Bragg, NC -Served in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Rupublic of Korea as an airborne infantryman. Completed the Primary Leadership Development Course and served as an infantry squad leader responsible for the welfare of eight soldiers and 550,000 dollars in equipment. Gained a deeper understanding of world culture and architecture’s impact on culture.


Apprentice, H.W. Datz Electrical Contractors, Randolph, NJ -Gained experience in housing construction and remodeling as an electrical apprentice.

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