Architects Alaska is searching for a project manager for a position in our Wasilla, Alaska office. Our Wasilla office is in one of the fastest growing regions in Alaska, and the United States. Located in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Wasilla is served by local shopping centers including major retail outlets, major medical facilities, K-12 schools, community and technical colleges and is connected by a major highway to Anchorage, a major metropolitan city at the air crossroads of the world. Yet, Wasilla provides easy access to the great recreational opportunities for which Alaska is famous.
As a project manager at Architects Alaska, you collaborate with the principal-in-charge of the project you are assigned to through all phases of the project. Responsibilities include meeting and consulting with clients, marketing assistance, project planning and programming, development of design solutions, overseeing and assistance with the production of design submittals, construction plans and specifications, managing assigned in-house design team members and outside technical consultants, coordination with building officials and other authorities having jurisdiction to secure construction documents approvals and permits, and managing your project’s construction services through project completion and warrantee inspections. Responsibilities also include mentoring of staff and assisting with other in-house design team’s production of deliverables on an as needed basis.
Skills and Experience:
Effective interpersonal skills and collaborative management style to include teamwork and team building ability.
Experience managing multiple concurrent projects ranging from small tenant improvements to multi-million-dollar, multi-year projects.
Analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to present solutions in graphical and technically written formats.
Ability to schedule projects and manage team member workloads to meet project milestones.
Comfortable with ambiguity and time spent outside of comfort zone acquiring new skills.
Excellent oral and written communication
High attention to detail
Technically creative and open-minded
Licensure as a licensed architect or on the licensing tract will be considered but is not required.
10+ years of architectural experience.
Understanding and knowledge of building codes, zoning regulations, building construction, building systems and site requirements.
Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office suite is required.
Ability to produce construction technical (working) drawings.
Ability to write construction specifications.
Proficiency writing CSI Format specifications will be considered but is not required.
Experience with MasterSpec® and SpecsIntact will be considered but is not required.
About Architects Alaska
Founded in 1950 as Edwin Crittenden, Architects and Associates, today Architects Alaska is an Alaskan Corporation providing a complete range of architectural, facilities planning, and interior architectural design services from technically complex projects in some of the most challenging regions of the world to emergency response and renovation projects serving the people, businesses, institutions, and government agencies in the State of Alaska and northwest United States. We maintain offices in Anchorage and Wasilla, Alaska and Bozeman, Montana.