We are seeking an experienced Project Manager / Architect to join our team of design professionals. The individual selected for this role will be responsible for leading education market and other projects in the State of Texas. We are looking for a candidate who offers strong skills and experience in all phases of the design process as well as project administration, specifications, code compliance, client interface, and team leadership. Experience with a variety of project delivery methods is ideal.
As a Project Manager / Architect on the Pivot North team, you will:
Lead a team of staff to complete design and documentation for projects of complex nature. Project sizes vary from small scale interior renovations to full building design and development.
Lead the coordination of consultants, technical experts, and day-to-day construction administration activities; ensure that all parties are adhering to firm-wide standards and processes; contract documents with consultants and the client; coordinate minute notes and agendas; provide detailed documentation and communication and provide feedback as necessary.
Balance the interests of both the client and the firm throughout each project’s design and execution.
Lead/participate in project progress meetings and coordination meetings with contractors, consultants, and designers.
Maintain a schedule for project progress and work with contractors, owner, and consultants to ensure on-time deliverables that meet the needs of the client.
Experience periodic travel and work remotely initially.
Represent the firm effectively through communication and professionalism.
Report directly to the principals of the firm.
Become involved in Pivot North’s staff management, planning, and culture.
Work closely with project coordinator’s on contracts, billing, and expenses.
Professional Status & Skills:
Professional Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture from a NAAB-accredited University
A4LE certification a plus.
Licensure preferred but not required.
Experience in K-12 and Higher Education project types preferred.
High proficiency in Revit, Sketch Up, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office Suite.
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain trusted relationships with clients and maintain clear communication through a project’s completion.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to represent the firm professionally to the client and community.
Proactive, collaborative, and professional work ethic in a multi-disciplinary environment.
Proven ability to lead a team of design professionals successfully through a project’s completion.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Experience working with authorities having jurisdiction or agencies for project approvals.
About Pivot North
We are a collaborative design firm that specializes in creating environments where people thrive. Our service is effective because of the fresh perspective we bring to each project and the commitment to making our clients successful. We are a company that values our people, and believe that through transparency, each member of our team can learn and contribute significantly to the growth and success of Pivot North.
About Pivot North architecture
Pivot North's team focuses on providing design services including architecture, programming, planning, and sustainable design. Our experience is diverse in both project size and building type and we are committed to further establishing our business and relationships both locally and regionally.
Our creative process relies heavily on collaboration between the design team, delivery team and all stakeholders. The success of each project lies in our team's ability to ask the right question and most importantly, listen intently to the answer. Your experiences coupled with our knowledge of design, trends, building codes and the construction industry provide the vehicle to realize your project vision.