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Written by Lloyd Rabalais   

Employment History:

CAD Designer for Pacific Architects and Engineers (PAE) at Stennis Space Center for NOAA on NDBC - July 2013-Present.

Contract CAD Operator for John E. Bonneau & Associates, Inc. - November 2011-Present.

Internet Sales via eBay under ShowcaseCollectibles - February 1999-Present.

CAD Technician for Krebs, LaSalle, LeMeiux & Consultants - October 2008-February 2010.

Office Manager, CAD Operator, Webmaster for John E. Bonneau & Associates, Inc. - March 2005-October 2008.

CAD Operator for BFM Corporation LLC. - March 2003-March 2005

Facilities Design and Field Inspector for the Tangipahoa Parish School System - November 2000-January 2003.

CAD III Operator for Johnson Controls World Services/Mississippi Space Services - September 1996-October 2000.

Independent Consultant for C.H. Communications - February 1996-February 1997.

Resident Assistant for Southeastern Louisiana University Housing - August 1994-May 1996.

Office Worker for the Department of Industrial Technology at Southeastern Louisiana University - August 1993-August 1994.

Teaching Assistant/Lab Worker for the Department of Computer Science at Southeastern Louisiana University - August 1990-August 1993.

Human Relations:
· Volunteered at the Sunshine House in Slidell, Lousiana as part of a Pilot Program for Abnormal Psychology Class at Delgado College.
· Worked alone and with contractors, architects, engineers, principals, teachers and The State Fire Marshal during the design, construction and completion of construction projects and renovations.
· Enforced and followed University and housing rules, regulations and policies.
· Acted as para-professional counselor, role model and friend to the residents living on campus.
· Developed and coordinated educational, social, cultural, recreational and wellness programs for residents in the residence halls.

Computer Skills:
· Set-up and maintained a CAD system utilizing peripherals: flatbed and large format scanner, large format plotters, desktop printers and digital cameras.
· Created and maintain web server hosting e-commerce and non-commercial websites.
· Proficient with AutoCAD products, MS Office, Abyss Web Server, VP-ASP shopping cart, ACDSee, Adobe Photoshop and MS Outlook.

Drafting Skills:
· 20 years drafting experience with AutoCAD products including Land desktop, MAP, Civil 3D, Inventor and Vault.
· Performed field investigations in the completion of assigned written and verbal tasks for CAD projects.
· Generated 2D and 3D drawings of various degrees of complexity from Civil (survey, road construction), Structural (welding, channels, steel beams), Mechanical (HVAC, piping), Architectural (interior renovations) and Electrical (panels, wiring for various machines) disciplines of engineering.
· Saved the Tangipahoa Parish School System approximately $80,000 in architects fees during my employment.

· Received Walter L. Drott Scholarship.
· Named to Southeastern Louisiana University President’s List four semesters at Southeastern Louisiana University.
· Awarded Dean’s List six semesters at Southeastern Louisiana University.
· NAIT accredited upon graduation in Industrial Technology at Southeastern Louisiana University.
· Inducted into Southeastern Louisiana University’s Thirteen Club (Honor Society).

Bachelors of Science, Industrial Technology concentration in Design Drafting Technology.
Minor in Biological Sciences.  Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana.
Graduated with honors - cum laude

“PC Tech+” Certification.  Southeastern Institute of Computer Technology, Murfeesboro, Tennessee.
“Webmaster Authoring Specialist” Certification.  Southeastern Institute of Computer Technology, Murfeesboro, Tennessee.

Major: Respiratory Therapy.  Delgado Community College, Slidell, Louisiana.

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