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  • 1. 16 Fielding Court, Durham, North Carolina 27703SHAWN KRAWETZKI PH: 919.768.7714 - skrawetz@nc.rr.com R E G I S T E R E D L A N D S C A P E A R C H I T E C TTalented, dedicated, and performance-driven professional with wide-ranging experience in providing Landscape Architecturaldesign, project management, and construction observation services. Proven ability to manage and complete projects on-time andwithin budgets while maintaining excellent client relationships. Extremely well-experienced in construction documentation,specifications, and construction observation. Very hardworking, team player that has been praised for always assisting projectteams whenever it was needed. Exceptional ability to learn new technologies, software, and processes in short periods of time. Reliable work ethics, desire to achieve professional growth and advancement through relevant experience, learning from others, reading, attending training, and teaching others what I have learned. Demonstrated excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Proficient at prioritizing work and staff resources effectively and efficiently while actively managing 6-12 projects. Outstanding problem solving skills both in the office and field; very detail oriented. Tenacious at ensuring that projects are completed with high quality construction. Adept at interacting with clients and consultants; owners, engineers, architects, and municipal personnel. P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C ELappas + Havener, PA. Durham, NCLandscape Architect, Project Manager, CAD Manager October 2003-May 2010Landscape Architect with 6 1/2 years of experience that has successfully managed and completed multiple projects of various scalesand phases simultaneously, while maintaining the project budgets and client relationships. Design involvement encompassingMaster Planning, Design Development, and Construction Documentation. Provided exceptional expertise for projects in permitting,construction documentation, detailing, specifications, cost estimation, presentations, and construction observation.Experienced in a broad range of projects that include LEED accreditation, Municipal parks, new / renovated university buildings,college infrastructure renovations, college master planning, corporate campuses, Multi-use developments, greenways, communityrecreational facilities, shopping center plazas, continuing care and retirement center facilities, senior recreational centers, hospitals,State buildings, Municipal complexes, public spray grounds, public dog parks, and a national bank client.Directed the offices project based digital filing and CAD systems, provided training to all new employees in CAD operation, filemanagement, and office standards. Created training manuals and systematic procedures for handling the processing of externaldata files received for project use (survey, engineering, and architectural files). Set up office drawing standards and templates toallow efficient and repeatable drawing production that provided clear and concise documentation; decreasing the number ofpotential estimation and field errors caused by hard to interpret drawings. Created / programed tools and macros in CAD to allowfor more efficient and error free drafting. Page |1
  • 2. 16 Fielding Court, Durham, North Carolina 27703SHAWN KRAWETZKI PH: 919.768.7714 - skrawetz@nc.rr.comNotable Projects:North Carolina State University Alumni Center - Raleigh, NC: Developed the landscape, parking, fire access, donor opportunityplaza, memorial garden, activity plaza (used for high profile events with large tents), and coordinated the location of sculptureelements.North Carolina State University Thompson Theater Renovation - Raleigh, NC: Developed the landscape and hardscape plans, toinclude providing new accessibility for two existing building entrances, while maintaining the character of the building. I was alsovery involved in the design of the storm water system along with our Civil Engineering consultant due to connections to anantiquated, existing utility system.Castalia at Meadowmont - Chapel Hill, NC: Developed the landscape plans and coordinated with the Civil Engineer and Architect tocreate a multi-use (office / residential) building on a prominent and controversial site. The plans required public meetings with theHome Owners Association, Chapel Hills Town Council, and Meadowmonts Development Council to come up with an acceptablesolution that meet all of the groups criteria.First Citizens / Ironstone Bank (National Client)- Raleigh, NC (projects in NC, VA, TX, TN, AZ, AL, OK, & GA): Developed landscapeand irrigation plans for headquarters and branch banks, coordinated / consulted with Civil Engineers with locations of utilities,parking, storm water system, and site walls. Created a water reduction strategy for the client and assisted the client with re-writingtheir maintenance manual. I managed this long term client for LHPA for the last three years and maintained a positive relationshipwith them throughout that time. This client brought in to million dollars a year which accounted for 5-8% of the firms income.Wake County Schools - Raleigh, NC: Developed zoning compliant landscape plans for permitting and provided constructionadministration for clients with extremely tight budgets.Town of Carys Bartley Park - Cary, NC: Developed site and landscape designs, grading, and details for a 34 acre park that included adog park, restroom building, outdoor shower, public art, picnic shelter, playgrounds, and spray ground. As the project lead thatincluded Civil Engineers, Architects, and Environmental Engineers, I was responsible for all the scheduling, permitting, budgets, clientand consultant interaction and coordinating packaging and delivery of drawings to the client. I was also solely responsible forchanging the clients outlook on the firm after 2 previous project managers were not able to meet the clients expectations.SEI Engineers Powell, OHDesigner, 3D Modeler, CAD Technician September 1999-March 2003Project experience includes: 3-Dimensional modeling of a processing, blending, and packaging facilities, provided 3-Dimesionalmarketing materials and movie walkthroughs of designs for client presentations, performed spatial analysis of working areas toensure personnel could safely operate equipment, utilized 3D model to evaluate mechanical, structural, and utility designs forinterferences prior to construction, construction detailing of structural elements, aided engineers with grading, and assisted in ariver bank stabilization project. Page |2
  • 3. 16FieldingCourt,Durham,NorthCarolina27703 SHAWNKRAWETZKI PH:919.768.7714skrawetz@nc.rr.com E D U C A T I O N TheOhioStateUniversity Columbus,OHBachelorsofScienceinLandscapeArchitecture October1993June2001AccrediteddegreeinLandscapeArchitecturewithemphasisindesign,grading,andenvironmentalconditions. A F F I L I A T I O N S CLARBRegisteredLandscapeArchitectofNorthCarolina September2008CurrentAmericanSocietyofLandscapeArchitects November2003CurrentNorthCarolinaChapter ProfessionalPracticeNetworksinHistoricPreservationandDigitalTechnologyBoyScoutsofAmerica December1991EagleScoutOrderoftheArrowVigilMember C O M P U T E R S O F T W A R E & S P E C I A L S K I L L S MicroStation (J - V8i) AutoCad (r14 - 2002) AutoTurn (6.0) Vehicular Sweep Path Analysis Software Photoshop CS Computer Networking Computer System Building 3D Graphics Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft Outlook Microsoft PowerPoint 3D Modeling / Animation (MicroStation, Sketch-Up) Photog