Shawn-AzghadiShawn Azghadi has 26 years experience as a tradesman, contractor, superintendent, project manager, and IOR specializing in school projects. Extremely organized, possesses excellent communication skills and common sense, has a good relationship with DSA Field Engineers. Extensive experience working on structural steel, masonry new building projects, green projects and modernization.


Education and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science – Industrial Engineering – Cal State University, Long Beach 1988 (Dean’s Honor List)
General Building Contractor – B License
Electrical Contractor – C10 License

Roosevelt Elementary School, Long Beach Unified School District. Budget: 50 Million. Hazmat abatement/removal, demolition of one of the largest and oldest elementary schools in the district and construction of a new elementary school, 100,000 sq. ft. structural steel braced frame, cold-formed metal stud framing, Plaster exterior finish and (3) elevators with innovative use of space, including a playground built above a ground-level parking garage and a multipurpose room with a stage and audio/visual alcove, to honor the “art deco” architecture of the original school and its historical neighborhood, new classroom buildings with (3) elevator structures that surrounds a central amphitheater and common area with shade trees and landscaping. VIEW

William Anderson Elementary School. Lawndale Elementary School District. Budget: 4.4 Million. Construction of a new classroom building, two-story 12,500 sq. ft., structural steel braced frame, cold-formed metal stud framing, Plaster exterior finish and elevator VIEW

Arcadia High School. Arcadia Unified School District. Budget: 20 Million. New science building, two-story 42,500 sq. ft., structural steel braced frame, cold-formed metal stud framing, brick veneer exterior finish, elevator and a single story 2,500 sq. ft. Lecture hall. VIEW

La Paz Middle School. Saddleback Valley Unified School District. A masonry and steel truss gymnasium and MPR building, high and low lift grouting, installation of embeds, chord bars, jamb bars, pilasters, lintels and related CMU details. VIEW

Santa Barbara High School, La Colina & Goleta Valley Junior High School. Santa Barbara School District. Modernizations, structural and ADA upgrades. Projects include five new masonry elevator buildings and bridges, massive concrete / shotcrete retaining walls, structural renovation of a failing poured in place concrete wall, Performing Arts center renovation, and classroom upgrades. Civil work including removal & reconstruction of A.C. pavement, concrete curbs, gutters, access ramp, sidewalk, stripping, signage, storm drains & area drains to campus buildings, parking lots & activity fields. Further work included performing constructability review for various building projects.

Peachland and Newhall Elementary Schools, Newhall U.S.D. Construction of new library buildings, administration building expansions, main building retrofit and site upgrades – $6.3 Million

Sparks Middle School, Hacienda La Puente U.S.D. Modernization / Alterations – $3 Million

Las Positas Elementary School, La Habra U.S.D. New two story classroom building / elevator structure – $3 Million

North Park Middle School, El Rancho U.S.D. New Elevator Structure & Modernization / Alterations – $2.5 Million

Rio Vista Elementary School, El Rancho U.S.D. Modernization / Alterations – $1.3 Million

Magee Elementary School, El Rancho U.S.D. Modernization / Alteration – $1.2 Million

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