Resume

J. Samuel Burnett-Ragueneau, MLA ASLA

EXPERIENCE

SAN ISIDRO PERMACULTURE. Santa Fe, NM. March 2013-Present
Ecological Designer & Project Manager
• Planning, Design and Drafting: land and watershed restoration projects, erosion control projects, passive and active water harvesting projects, native and edible landscapes, food forests and Permaculture oriented sites.
• Developing and maintaining client relationships from initial consultation through design, contracting, construction to maintenance.
• Estimating, bidding and proposals and contracting for restoration and development projects.
• Managing ongoing restoration and construction projects in the field to ensure they meet both the design specifications and budget.
• Daily operations management including project management, scheduling, employee management, strategic planning and deployment.

DESIGN ECOLOGY SANTA FE. Santa Fe, New Mexico. June 2011-Present
Principal & Ecological Designer
• Regenerative site assessment and analysis for clients to serve as a baseline for the development and maintenance of their land. This includes the development of maps that delineate the site’s climate, topography, important physical features, water bodies, habitats and biotic communities, drainage patters, geotechnical and soil information, utilities, surrounding environment, historic features, land use controls and regulatory information.
• Regenerative system planning and design, which includes passive and active water harvesting, land and watershed restoration, native and edible landscapes.
• The provision of construction administration services working as an intermediary between my clients and the selected contractors.

LABORATORY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE. Santa Fe, New Mexico. June 2011 – September 2012
Landscape Designer
• AutoCAD drafting of site plans and construction documents.
• Site assessment and analysis duties to support the company Landscape Architect.
• Construction administration where I served as the representative of the firm through out the construction of the firms design work. This was typically done as an intermediary between the selected contractor and the client where I ensured the construction work conformed to the design standards develop by my firm.

ECOSCAPES. Santa Fe, New Mexico. March 2010 – March 2012
Landscape Designer & Administrator
• Designing and planning landscapes, irrigation systems and passive and active water harvesting systems.
• Developing and maintaining client relationships.
• Estimating, bidding, contracting and scheduling construction projects.
• Managing ongoing construction projects in the field, which includes the supervision of the construction staff and insurance that projects conformed to the design specifications and budget.
• General business administration, which included tasks such as long range business planning, graphic design, hiring and termination of employees and daily employee supervision. 

EARTH  WORKS INSTITUTE. Santa Fe, New Mexico. March 2008 – August 2008
Conservation Non-Profit Intern
• Habitat and watershed field work, building erosion control structures and clearing invasive species.
• Developed a school garden design using AutoCAD and Photoshop.
• Provided Environmental Non-Profit administration assistance.

EDUCATION

ESRI ONLINE TRAINING CENTER. Santa Fe, New Mexico
ArcGIS I (10.1) Introduction to GIS – 16 Hours 2012
ArcGIS II (10.1) Essential Workflows – 24 Hours, 2012

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING. Albuquerque, New Mexico
Master of Landscape Architecture, MLA 2009
•Vice President Society of Landscape Architecture Students, 2007
•Elizabeth Rearden Excellence in Construction Technology Award, 2008
•New Mexico Graduate Scholar Award, 2007 & 2008

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING. Albuquerque, New Mexico
Master of Natural Resource Planning, 17 Credits 2006

COLLEGE OF SANTA FE, INSTITUTE FOR CONSERVATION STUDIES. Santa Fe, New Mexico
Conservation Studies, BA 2005
• Science Department Faculty Search Committee Member, 2004
•Science Tutor, Center for Academic Excellence, 2004

ECOVERSITY. Santa Fe, New Mexico
Permaculture Design Certification, 2005

Contact

J. Samuel Burnett-Ragueneau, MLA ASLA

  • Phone: 505-920-8948
  • Email: samuel@burnett-ragueneau.net