We are a Design/Build firm searching for a Project Architect with 5 to 10 years’ experience in our Gainesville Florida location. We have a well-established presence in the community, and a good backlog of repeat clientele that appreciate the value of working with a cohesive team of designers and builders striving toward the same goals on a project. The ideal candidate will have the experience and capability to design and manage a variety of commercial projects with a wide range of scope through the entire project life cycle. Our projects include but are not limited to churches, banks, office buildings, restaurants, retail, and storage, from small renovations to large new construction, with budgets typically ranging from $1M to $5M and occasionally $10M or more. You will have opportunities to work on projects as part of a team or individually, depending on the scope, and be afforded a good deal of autonomy through design and production of contract documents.
We offer a comprehensive benefit package, including health, dental, vision, life and LTD policies, a 401(k) Plan with Company match, Holiday and Paid Time off. Salary is commensurate with experience. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lead the design team
Collaborate with and manage consultants
Coordinate and establish project requirements with the Owner
Supervise drafting on a project
Produce design and construction documents
Select materials and products; specify in the drawings or assist in writing a project manual
Provide quality assurance on all documents produced
Deliver projects on time and in budget and make a profit
Act as point of contact for all technical issues on a project
Coordinate with the D/B team to ensure that the design intent is carried through in construction
Visit construction site as needed, answer RFI’s, and review submittals
Contribute to marketing efforts, including proposals, presentations, and interviews
Negotiate project fees, prepare fee proposals, and assist in writing contracts
Minimum 5-10 years of experience
Licensed in the State of Florida and willing to sign and seal projects for permitting
On track to obtain licensure will be considered
Strong background in construction detailing and understanding of materials and methods
A good understanding of building codes and the permitting process
Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit is a must
Capability in SketchUp, PhotoShop, and other graphic programs a plus
A working knowledge of office software such as Word, Excel, Adobe, Blue Beam, etc.