We’re looking for geniuses. Dreamers. Designers. Innovators. People with the will to get stuff done. Doers who’ll rip an idea out of thin air. Make it a reality. Own it. And amaze their peers. Sound like you? Welcome home.
This position is based in a fast-paced work environment within a general office setting. The ideal candidate must be able to handle multiple jobs/situations every day with the flexibility to adapt to changing project requirements. This person is responsible for the development and implementation of various retail store and subsidiary projects as assigned. Leading the team from schematic design through construction administration, completing projects on schedule and within budget.
Experience and Education:
Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5-10 years of experience as a Project Architect/Project Manager who has managed all phases of a project from design through construction. Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Architecture from an accredited architecture program required. Architectural licensure preferred. Experience designing retail environments is a plus.
Work within the Store Development & Engineering team to design and execute new stores and remodels. Projects include large and small format grocery stores, restaurants, convenience stores, car washes, and other retail initiatives, as well as a variety of projects for our subsidiary companies.
Create and review production drawings and specifications.
Manage in-house production and consultant teams to ensure all members are working effectively and maintaining project schedules.
Review and approve shop drawings and submittals.
Work with the general contractor, from pre-construction through project completion, to ensure the project is completed according to the design intent and construction documents. Schedule and perform site visits in coordination with project team.
Collaborate with Real Estate/Site Development, Equipment, Merchandising, and Store Setup teams during all phases of a project.
Organize, schedule, and manage multiple projects in various phases of design and construction.
Research and implement design solutions and cost-efficiency measures for new construction, remodels and facilities projects.
Develop and maintain architectural design standards and Revit/AutoCAD technical standards.
Attend company and departmental meetings. Lead project meetings.
Knowledge Skills and Experience Required:
Well-developed technical knowledge and strong design skills.
Thorough understanding of building materials, construction methods, and both interior and exterior building systems.
Knowledge of model building codes and health codes and the ability to navigate the intent and application of codes for various building types and uses.
Ability to clearly present design and technical information to project teams and senior operations leadership groups.
Ability to manage multiple project teams, budgets, and schedules simultaneously.
Strong Revit and AutoCAD skills. Proficiency with Bluebeam and Microsoft Office.
Team-focused individual with strong communication and collaboration skills; verbal, written, and interpersonal.
Experience with project cost histories and cost management processes.
Ability to travel, up to 20% of the time.
Commitment to Hy-Vee goals and a willingness to promote the values of the Company.
Review, recommend, and manage design consultants and vendors.
Review and recommend payments to consultants, vendors, and contractors.
Frequent contact with design consultants, contractors, product vendors as well as Hy-Vee stores, subsidiaries, and corporate office personnel.
Equipment Used to Perform Job:
PC with Microsoft Office programs, Autodesk Building Design Suite (Revit and AutoCAD), Bluebeam Revu, SiteFolio, Procore, Building Code reference materials, printer, copy machine, mobile device
Visual requirements include: ability to see detail at near-range with or without correction.
Must be physically able to perform sedentary work: occasional lifting or carrying objects of no more than 15 pounds, standing, and walking.
Must be able to perform the following physical activities: kneeling, reaching, handling, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, and fine motor skills.
Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 245 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $10 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 80,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit www.hy-vee.com.
As an employee-owned company, Hy-Vee encourages each of its more than 82,000 employees to help guide the company. Its 85 years of outstanding success is a testament to those employees’ hard work and dedication to the vision of its founders. Today, Hy-Vee is synonymous with quality, variety, value and superior customer service. Its slogan, "A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle," expresses the foundation of the company’s operating philosophy. Hy-Vee ranks among the top 25 supermarket chains and the top 50 private companies in the United States. It’s more than 240 stores are located in eight Midwestern states with its corporate office in West Des Moines, Iowa.