Reports to: Managing Partner/Director of Project Management
BKV Group seeks a talented Project Manager with 12-15+ years related architecture and project management experience to join our Chicago, IL office. The candidate must have well-rounded architectural experience in all aspects of design and documentation with leading edge multi-family housing clients. Experience with commercial, local/state government and higher education clients is also beneficial. The candidate must have excellent organizational and time management skills.
Reviews and/or assists in preparation of contracts, and consults with Managing Partner to administer.
Coordinates with Managing Partner to define project scope/deliverables, schedule, and design team budgets, then manages identified scope, schedule and budgets on assigned projects. Completes weekly staff scheduling to support the projects.
Prepares project management plan and manages tasks assigned to architectural project team, in coordination with all disciplines for project deliverables required per contract.
Prepares and oversees contract documents (drawings and specifications) for issuance, including integration of engineering elements into a unified design for client review and approval. Implements design and production drawings using computer assisted design software and equipment.
Plans layout of projects including determination of functional and spatial requirements and prepares information regarding design, specifications, materials, color and equipment in coordination with Managing Partner and other project team members.
Works with BKV Code Specialist to document code review requirements and meets with the respective approval body to obtain review and approval of the plans for code compliance.
Works with BKV Construction Administration Lead to support construction services and ensure design intent during construction.
Conducts/Oversees weekly project team meetings with all design disciplines for coordination and completion of contractual deliverables.
Maintains appropriate records and files.
Maintains effective communication with project team members, clients and BKV Operations/Project Management/Professional Services leadership.
Receives project direction from the Managing Partner.
Project manager for approximately 1-3 projects in various phases of design and construction.
Facilitates technical quality reviews as part of production process. Provides internal quality reviews of projects not under their direct control.
Implements and coordinates office standards and procedures during the project delivery process.
Professional degree in architecture
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Revit preferred
LEED AP optional
12-15+ years related experience preferred
Experience with direct client contact/communication
Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients and the general public.
With excellent benefits, competitive salaries and constant opportunities for growth, BKV Group gives you the tools to realize your creativity. If you have an interest in working with a diverse group of talented architects and designers, creating exciting environments, enjoy collaboration and challenges, we'd like to talk with you. Please submit your resume and portfolio. Please indicate your desired position and location.
About BKV Group
Established in 1978, BKV Group is an established leader in architecture, engineering, interior design, and landscape architecture. Our multi-disciplinary firm consistently ranks as one of the top design firms with a portfolio that includes multiple award-winning projects. BKV Group strives to develop creative, innovative solutions that meet our client’s goals & realize their vision. Our primary market sectors include multifamily housing and development, corporate and hospitality, government, and education.