Status Inspection & Design ®  
Real Estate Inspection Service     506-461-0549    chuk@status.ca

   The Inspector

   Chuk MacDonald

   Chuk MacDonald, is a
   a Certified Level One Thermographer
   and member of the New Brunswick
   Society of Certified Technicians
   and Technologists (NBSCETT) and has:
  • over 45 years experience in design,
    construction & inspection field
  • 33 years experience with the
    National Building Code of Canada
  • an R2000 Certificate
  • a Phase One Environmental
    Inspection Certificate
  • 5 years of Specification Writing
  • has physically constructed 3 houses
    and renovated houses, cottages and
    apartment buildings


CURRICULUM VITAE
Chuk MacDonald

Suite 8, 362 Dundonald Street
Fredericton, NB     E3B 1X2
(506) 461-0549    chuk@status.ca

GENERAL WORK EXPERIENCE

45 years overall, in Architectural Design and Engineering field

16 years in construction, project design, estimating, evaluation and inspection

5  years experience as specification and tender document writer

11 years in property management

28 years in residential, income and commercial building pre-purchase inspections
     under the company name of Status Inspection & Design ®

2   years in land survey field and 1 year in Real Estate sales


SKILLS

Computer skills in a wide variety of programs including website design

Ability to analyze problems quickly and find solutions

46 years in 35 mm photography and digital photography.

Rough framing and finished carpentry.

Good working knowledge of electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems

Level 2 French language Certification

Certified Level 1 Thermographer


EDUCATION

2014   INFRARED TRAINING CENTER COURSE Saint John, NB
Level I Thermographer Certificate

1998   PHASE I ENVIRONMENTAL INSPECTIONS COURSE
Environmental Assessment Association  Moncton, NB

1991   R-2000 COURSE
NB House Builders Association,  St. Stephen, NB

1986   IES LIGHTING EDUCATION
Illuminating Engineering Society,  Fredericton, NB

1975   REAL ESTATE LICENCE
Algonquin College,  Ottawa, Ont.

1972-1974   ARCHITECTURE
Carleton University  Ottawa, Ont.

1970-1972   ARCHITECTURAL TECHNICIAN DIPLOMA-2 YEAR
Algonquin College  Pembroke, Ont.

1969   HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
Pembroke Collegiate Institute,  Pembroke, Ont.


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1989 to Present
STATUS INSPECTION & DESIGN ®
Fredericton Real Estate Inspection Firm
As the Owner / Operator, inspected over 4000 properties worth approximately
$60,000,000.00 and provided technical consulting to Public and Private sectors

1994 / 1995
N.B. DEPT. OF SUPPLY & SERVICES
Fredericton, NB
While freelancing, designed New Brunswick's first two 'ONE STOP' Government Service Centres
(in Woodstock and Caraquet) for Board of Management.
Designed The New Brunswick Geographic Information Centre
in Newcastle and in Richibucto, N.B.

1983-1988
ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN V
NB Dept. of Education and Dept. of Supply & Services
Co-ordination of mechanical, electrical, structural and architectural input
Preparation of Architectural working drawings and specifications
Supervision of junior technicians. Co-ordination of outside consultants
Estimating and designing within budget restraints
On-site investigation and collection of data
Tendering. Public Relations. Overall design of projects

1980-1983
ACTING ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN V
Department of Education, Province Of New Brunswick
Same as for 1983-1986

1978-1980
ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN IV
Department of Education, Province Of New Brunswick
Issuance of tender documents and administration of tender closings
Technical consultant for School Board Maintenance Personnel
Architectural, mechanical and electrical drafting
Critiquing of preliminary, pre-construction and working drawings

1976-1978
ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN II
Department of Education, Province Of New Brunswick
Issuing of tender documents. Handling of deposits. Tender closings
Maintenance of drawings and specifications for new schools
Drafting of architectural working drawings

1975-1976
REAL ESTATE SALESMAN
Royal Trust Real Estate and Shipman Real Estate, Ottawa, Ontario
Public relations position, listing and selling properties, assisting Buyers and Sellers in residential and income property Real Estate transactions


MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

1989 to Present
Owned and operated Status Inspection & Design ®
Fredericton's oldest independent Real Estate inspection firm

1995
Designed New Brunswick's first two prototype 'One Stop' Government Service Centres

1992
Provided freelance drafting, design and co-ordination of working drawings for: The conversion of the St. Joseph Hospital, Campbellton, NB to Government offices Renovations and additions to the Luna Rogue Pub, Fredericton, N. B.

1991
Inspected over $7,000,000.00 worth of residential and $750,000.00 of Commercial properties

1991
Provided freelance drafting, design and co-ordination of working drawings for:
NBGIC, Registry and Assessment Bathurst, NB
Department of Municipal Affairs Offices Fredericton, NB
Temporary Court Facilities Bathurst, NB
Extramural Hospital Facilities Saint John, NB
Extramural Hospital Facilities Quispamsis, NB

1990
Provided freelance drafting, design and co-ordination of working drawings for:
Health and Community Services Offices Moncton, NB
Revenue Office Facilities Moncton, NB

1986
Designed and supervised the construction of Wacky Wheatley's TV. & Stereo Store
at 281 Prospect St., Fredericton, NB

1985
Wrote the specifications, supervised the drawing preparation and tendered 56 construction projects
worth $1,428,177.00 for NB Department of Education

1984
Wrote the specifications, supervised the drawing preparation and tendered 60 construction projects
worth $1,485,000.00 for NB Department of Education

1983
Wrote the specifications, supervised the drawing preparation and tendered 46 construction projects
worth $1,358,000.00 for NB Department of Education

1982
Wrote the specifications, supervised the drawing preparation and tendered 43 construction projects
worth $1,523,000.00 for NB Department of Education
First provincial government employee to standardize specifications following the
'National Master Specifications' format for computer processing.

1981
Wrote the specifications, supervised the drawing preparation and tendered 40 construction projects
worth $1,463,000.00 for NB Department of Education