Nathan Braskey

Construction Option

Hotel - Sunnyvale Plaza

United States

This is a student-generated Capstone Project E-Portfolio (CPEP) produced in conjunction with the AE Senior Thesis E-Studio

Nathan Braskey - Personal Biography

Nathan Braskey is currently a 5th year student in the Architectural Engineering Program at Pennsylvania State University. After completing his spring semester in May of 2013, Nate will obtain a Bachelors of Architectural Engineering with a primary focus in Construction Management.


During the past two summers Nathan has participated in two internships. In the summer of 2012, Nathan fulfilled a CAD/BIM internship position for Truland Group. Truland is a leading electrical contractor and was recently named the 9th largest Electrical Contractor in the U.S. by EC&M Magazine. As a CAD/BIM Intern, Nathan utilized Autodesk programs to draw low voltage conduit runs, lighting fixture layouts, and emergency lighting systems. He also spent time designing 3D fixtures and examining clash reports. In the summer of 2013, Nathan fulfilled a position with Jacobs Engineering Group with their construction management team. As a construction intern, Nathan performed commissioning services and investigated contract language to resolve disputes with the project teams.


Nathan has also spent extensive time throughout the summer and school year pursuing various certifications aside from his standard coursework. Upon graduation, Nate will be E.I.T. certified as a result of passing the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination in April of 2012. He also received a passing score on the LEED Green Associate Examination in July of 2013. Upon completing his internship in August of 2013, Nathan passed the Construction Manager-In-Training Capstone Assessment and became a member of the Construction Management Association of America. He has also received the OSHA 10-Hour certification.


This page was last updated on August 29, 2013 by Nathan Braskey and is hosted by the AE Department ©2005

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Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Nathan Braskey. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.