Resume

Brian Nickel
Cell Phone: 406.595.1669
Degrees/Certificates:
In Progress: Master of Architecture
Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design
Associates Of Architectural Science Degree
Certificate in Engineering Graphics
Certificate in Architecture
Certificate in Architectural Graphics

Education:
Montana State University      Graduate School of Architecture, 101 Montana Hall, Bozeman, Mt 59717   (406) 994-0211        Fall 2016 - Present
Montana State University                           School of Architecture, 101 Montana Hall, Bozeman, Mt 59717   (406) 994-0211        Fall 2012 - Spring 2016
Norco Community College                                                                          2001 3rd Street, Norco, CA 92860-2600                                 Fall 2008-2011

Experience:
HARVEY’S PLUMBING & HEATING | DESIGN DIVISION MANAGER | MECHANICAL DESIGNER
Bozeman, Montana
October 2014 - PRESENT
DAVID C. FOWLER ARCHITECTURE | INTERN ARCHITECT
Big Sky, Montana
April 2014 -November 2014
ALCALA ARCHITECTURE | INTERN ARCHITECT
Corona, California
2006-2007
STUART ARCHITECTURE | INTERN ARCHITECT
Laguna Beach, California
2006
ALBERTSON’S | CUSTOMER SERVICE
Customer Service, Grocery Clerk, Butcher Block. Associate of the Month three times. 2004-2006 2007-2008 2010-2014
Skills:
o   Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 Certified Professional
o   Autodesk Revit MEP 2015 Certified Professional
o   Professional Lumion Rendering
o   Revit 2017, Navisworks Manage 2015, Autodesk QTO, Rhinoceros 5, Grasshopper, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Creative Suite 6 (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.), AutoCAD, Lumion, and Sketchup
o   Several years of AutoCAD and BIM experience through schooling and the workplace.
o    Six months of one-on-one training under David C. Fowler, Architect.
o   Ability to create detailed drawings in AutoCAD and Revit.
o   Ability to produce these drawings at a high rate of speed and
quality through the knowledge of hotkeys.
o   Ability to create a very heavily detailed model in Revit through the creation of families and searching for manufacturer specific .rfa’s.
o   Exporting and Importing projects from one program to another. Example: Revit – Max, AutoCAD – Revit, Revit - AutoCAD.
o   Knowledge of creating “families” in Autodesk Revit 2017.
o   Microsoft Office 365 software rollout to 40+ employees.
o   Dropbox software rollout to 40+ employees.
o   IPAD rollout to 40+ employees.
o   Technology presentations to company.
o   Teamwork project management software rollout to design department.
o   Teamwork timer software rollout for office environment.
o   HVAC sheetmetal fabrication with CAMduct 2017.
o   MultiCAM plasma cutter setup and utilization.
o   Fabrication Shop Label Making for pipe and sheet metal assemblies, and spool drawings for fabricable design.
o   Ability to create mechanical and electrical drawings through Revit Mechanical 2015. (Ducts, Outlets, and Lighting)
o   Knowledge of basic construction materials and methods of construction.
o   Ability to create architectural drawings (blueprints) through CAD/BIM software.
o   Customer Service and Phone Etiquette
o   BIM Software Knowledge and the ability to learn new Building
Information Modeling Software efficiently and quickly through following Lynda.com tutorials on my free time as a hobby.
o   Ability to create walkthroughs and interactive panoramas digitally through Revit 2017 and Lumion.
o   Ability to create high
resolution  presentation quality architectural renderings through Revit 2017.
o   File management of building information modeling templates, families, details, etc.
o   File management of building information modeling templates, families, details, etc.
o   Bluebeam software rollout to 40+ employees.
o   Company standard contributor.
o   Management experience for design division.
o   Employee Time Card Management
o   Development of cost codes to associate daily tasks to an accounting department. 
o   Slack Team Communications Rollout.




Contains work samples, renderings, hand renderings, models, and other documentation of coursework through my studies in Architecture.

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