R & C Drafting
and Estimating
Robert P. Coughlen

1990 - Present           R & C Drafting & Estimating                Savage, MN


n     Freelance Architectural and Structural Design and CAD work

n     Design and draft residential and commercial architectural and structural drawings for new construction, remodeling and existing facilities plan management

n     Diversified with a background that covers single family, multi unit and apartment residential, commercial, retail, office, site development, structural, mechanical, industrial, process equipment, materials handling, USDA and animal feed production

n     Space planning, code review and BOMA standards area calculations

n     Field measure existing facilities and transfer to CAD for continuing facilities management

n     Over 50 existing and new buildings on CAD

n     3D drafting to produce perspective view renderings for clients and city planning submittal presentations

n     Project Development Coordination.

2010 – 2011          Van Sickle Allen & Associates                 Plymouth, MN

Senior Project Designer & Coordinator, Direct Contract Position

     n Cargill AgHorizions Development Team
     n Facilities Layout and Design
     n Grain Handling and Storage
     n Projects Range from Equipment Retrofit (< $100,000) to New Grain Storage Additions ($35,000,000)

1990 – 1996, 2002 – 2009         Ibberson Engineering         Hopkins, MN

Senior Designer, Drafting Team Leader, Direct Contract Position

    n Process equipment layout design and structural drafting.
n 3D Cad Design and Business Development Presentation Renderings.
n Client and Vendor contacts, requisitions and shop drawing approval.
n Develop and implement standards.
n Train and direct other draftspersons
n Computer training and software support.
n Assistant Network Administrator

1983 - 2004                 U.S. Army Reserve, Retired             Arden Hills, MN

Sergeant First Class, Psychological Operations Specialist

n     Course Administrator and Senior Instructor for Psychological Operations Specialist School.



1988 - 1990                  Dunwoody Industrial Institute        Minneapolis, MN

Architectural Drafting and Estimating

n     Diploma, Honor Roll student

1984 - 1985                  University of Minnesota                  Minneapolis, MN


Additional Information


n     City of Savage Planning Commission – 2006 to Present

n     Cub Scout Cubmaster and Den Leader – 2001 to 2006, Current Volunteer various Boy Scout activities

n     Venture Crew Advisor for young adults 14-21 years of age – 2009 to Present


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