Eirik Arvey

(206) 612 2067


2330 12th Ave S • Seattle, WA




Owner, General Contractor at Paradise Builders, Seattle, WA  (10/2013 - now)

Latest project is rennovating the historic Bush House Inn in Index, WA. Tasks have included demolition, carpentry and foundation prep work.
For reference, the owner of the hotel, Blair Corson, can be reached at (425) 346 3313.

Adventure Guide at Outdoor Adventure Center, Index, WA  (5/2015 - ongoing)

Responsibilities include guiding whitewater rafting trips and keeping gear clean and organized.
For reference, the owner, Blair Corson, can be reached at (425) 346 3313.

Software Engineer at K2 Business Software, Bellevue, WA  (11/2013 - 10/2015)

Responsibilities include developing the contols of K2 Smartforms, a program used to assist business administrators with management and automation of business workflows. Development is accomplished across the full stack: html, css and javascript are used to build the user interface and front-end functionality; C# and SQL are used to build back end services.
For reference, the Labs Manager, Johan van Heerden, can be reached at (425) 883 4200.


Web Developer & Adventure Guide at Rill Adventures, Thorp, WA  (6/2013 - ongoing)

Responsibilities included developing RillAdventures.com and RillFoods.com, maintaining and delivering gear, guiding whitewater rafting and kayaking trips, and working with customers to plan and facilitate custom adventure trips.
For reference, the owner, Ninon Wheatley, can be reached at (509) 929 0668.

Assistant Tool Builder at A&M Precision Measuring, Tukwilla, WA  (1/2013 - 3/2013)

Aircraft manufacturing jigs were built and installed according to spec +/-0.005in using a combination of hand tools, power tools and a precision-laser-measuring device.
For reference, the owner, Tony Ellis, is available at (206) 718 5343.

Fleet Associate at Zipcar, Inc, Seattle, WA  (5/2012 - 12/2012)

Vehicles were transported to maintenance facilities, minor issues were resolved onsite, and diagnoses of issues requiring more advanced means of resolution were communicated to the fleet coordinator. Logistical and adaptive scheduling skills were honed through the need to plan out the most efficient route each morning and adapt the route as new issues and delays arose.
For reference, the supervisor, Michael Pavich, is available at (206) 380 3655.

Account Administrator at Cascade Subscription Services, Seattle, WA  (1/2012 - 4/2012)

Managed accounts of recurring magazine subscribers and sold new subscriptions to targeted markets.

Web Developer & Chef at The Yoga Place, Georgetown, CA  (10/2010 - 5/2011)

Helped develop a commercial website and prepared meals for group events in exchange for educational experience with yogic practices and time to study personal interests in animal and plant wellness.

Medical Scribe at Emergency Medicine Scribe Systems, Sacramento, CA  (10/2010 - 3/2011)

Worked as a personal scribe for one emergency physician per shift documenting all details of each patient's entire visit to the emergency room. Multitasking skills were honed through the need to keep records of 5 to 10 concurrent cases organized and up to date throughout the entire shift.

Outdoor Adventure Guide at Adventures Cross-Country, Mill Valley, CA  (6/2010 - 8/2010)

Facilitated two 2-week trips to the Hawaiian islands of Maui and Kauai. The first trip was for a co-ed group of middle-school-aged kids, and the second was for high-school-aged kids. Activities included team-building, hiking, surfing, canoeing, snorkeling, taro harvesting and wind-surfing. Duties included handling travel logistics, transportation, people management, financial record-keeping, and handling emergency situations.

Mobile Adoptions Representative at Seattle Humane Society, Seattle, WA  (5/2009 - 8/2009)

Responsibilities of mobile adoptions unit (33’ vehicle) included preparation of animals for adoption, presentation of educational material, customer service in public environments, and transportation of vehicle laden with animals to a variety of busy public locations throughout the greater Seattle area.

Research Assistant at U of R Biology Department, Redlands, CA  (4/2009 - 4/2010)

With the guidance of Dr Daniel Wacks, an investigation was conducted regarding the biochemical relationship between nitrogen-fixing bacteria and the legume plants that host them. Research provided experience with bacteriological methods including sterile technique, nutritional media, and spectrophotometric growth analysis.

Educational Tutor at U of R Education Department, Redlands, CA  (3/2009 - 5/2010)

Facilitated two-hour study sessions twice a week, providing help with homework and organization at a group home for six high school aged boys.

Founder and Mechanic at U of R Bike Co-Op, Redlands, CA  (9/2007 - 5/2008)

Using unclaimed bicycles that collected in front of the Campus Safety office, a fleet of 30+ bikes, after being cleaned, rebuilt and painted, were made available for student use for up to 7 days at a time. The shop also provided maintenance and repairs for students' personal bicycles. The project was founded with and managed by the Outdoor Programs Coordinator Andrea Gordon and provided experience with program development, marketing, bicycle mechanics, and customer service.

Outdoor Adventure Guide at YD Adventures, Canby, OR  (May-Aug, '07 & '08)

Facilitated groups through activities that included whitewater rafting, inflatable kayaking, rock climbing, high and low ropes challenge courses, and overnight tent-camping. Whitewater trips were located on the Deschutes, the McKenzie, the Clackamas, and the North Santiam rivers. Trips lengths varied between 6 hours and 5 days.

Trip Leader at U of R Outdoor Programs, Redlands, CA  (4/2007 - 5/2010)

Guided a variety of outdoor trips around southern California, ranging from one to seven days. Responsibilities included establishing itineraries, planning meals, acquiring funding, transportation of participants and handling emergency situations.

Volunteer Mentor at Stillman Street Boys Home, Redlands, CA  (4/2007 - 5/2009)

Engaged elementary to high school aged boys in weekly physical activities and provided emotional and educational assistance to improve their ability to succeed as young adults without available parents.

Network Administrator at U of R Computer Center, Redlands, CA  (9/2006 - 4/2007)

Kept hardware and software of student computers up-to-date and solved any computer problems individual students needed assistance with.

Assistant Contractor at S&R Enterprises, Seattle, WA  (1998 - 2005)

Maintained clean and organized tool shop, equipment and fleet vehicles. Provided general assistance for contractors on both residential and commercial construction, renovation and maintenance contracts. Experience was gained with landscaping, concrete, large machinery, steelwork, masonry, carpentry, plumbing, electricity, insulation, carpet, tile, windows, doors, siding, drywall, finishing and fixtures.