At Berners Schober, we believe the best design evolves from the enduring relationships established and nurtured with our client. Our process strives to discover and fashion the most creative and effective solutions to our client’s challenges. We are excited to be seeking a highly motivated, creative, technically proficient individual who is passionate about the field of healthcare, to join our growing office in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and lead projects for a major healthcare system.
This integral team member will hold a lead role in both routine and complex assignments, and will include all aspects of design, and also elevation of our firm’s brand including client acquisition and cultivating existing client relationships.
Summary job description:
7-10 years of experience in healthcare design
Hold Architect’s License in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and/or Iowa
Management of small to medium projects – primarily in Healthcare market
Coordinate all aspects of assigned projects.
Accurately estimate proposed scope of work
Develop creative design solutions and solve complex problems
Prepare both presentation drawings and design and construction details
Lead and mentor small team of professionals
Detailed job description:
Our ideal candidate must be passionate about the field of healthcare design, understand challenges and opportunities unique to this sector. They will hold full responsibility for managing all aspects of multiple small to mid-size projects and/or clients. The Architect will be responsible for the coordination of all project efforts, administrative, aesthetic and technical; ensuring the most creative, efficient, and cost-effective execution of assigned projects. For projects based in Wisconsin, this individual will serve as one of the primary client liaisons with responsibility to achieve the schedule, budget, and scope of work to full completion and to the client’s full satisfaction. The Architect will be expected to actively manage the client’s design budget, schedule, and space program; along with providing oversight on all project documentation, and leading internal team assignments, communication, and coordination. For assigned projects, the Architect will be responsible for finished plans, details, permit submittals, meeting schedule and budget constraints, and approval of materials and constructability. It is imperative this individual have the ability to apply sound and diverse knowledge of architectural principles and practices. It is expected this person will be capable of effectively collaborating with a variety of project team individuals during all project phases in our team-based working environment. Strong communication skills are imperative.
Critical Technical Skills:
Strong presentation abilities
Advanced knowledge of both AutoCAD and Revit
Knowledge or familiarity with SketchUp, Photoshop, Microsoft Project, and Bluebeam
Advanced knowledge of architectural building systems and materials
Advanced knowledge of building codes, and ability to research, and incorporate findings into design documents.
Lead consultants and technical team efforts to facilitate effective execution of project team design.
Prepare, review and coordinates construction documents including verification documents achieve both best practice, office quality expectations and code requirements.
Ability to effectively communicate with municipal/code officials, vendors, clients and contractors,
Lead internal team meetings to discuss project design and technical issues, coordination matters, and aesthetic selections.
Prepare client presentations including presentation of design concepts and drawings.
Actively develops design budget estimate for review with owner expectations
Critical Leadership Traits:
Passionate about positive relationships with clients and co-workers
Resolve conflict effectively and strives to enhance healthy team-oriented environment
Excellent oral and written communication
Strong organizational and time management abilities
Critical thinking and decision making
Accountability mindset for self and team
Invests time in professional development of staff
Berners Schober offers competitive wages and benefits including:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Generous vacation time and paid US holidays
Professional development compensation
Company 401(k) matching contributions
Maternity leave policy
Short and long-term disability insurance
Term life and AD&D insurance
Applicants shall submit cover letter, resume and samples of prior work in PDF format, Attention: Ian Griffiths, President
Internal Number: HCA-GB
About Berners Schober
Berners Schober is a full-service design firm established in 1898, with offices in both Illinois and Wisconsin. Our integrated team of 60 architects, engineers, interior designers, and support staff provides a breadth of experience capable of tackling projects of any size or complexity. In addition to our design skills, we owe our longevity to a commitment to the long-term, stable growth of our clients and the communities where we work and live. This principle has remained unchanged since our founding and has been further strengthened by the acquisition of Johnson Engineering PC in 2021. DESIGN WITH INTEGRITY AND PURPOSE - Berners Schober designs community-focused structures that improve the lives of our neighbors. With that mindset, our designs prove to be both functional and lasting, fulfilling current needs and remaining flexible for future use.