The Project Architect will be an integral team member providing leadership in execution of design intent and production efforts throughout documentation, specs, and construction. This individual will plan and design, and/or facilitate the execution of new building designs, and plan, design and/or facilitate the execution of building expansions or renovations according to clients’ needs, desires, and financial resources.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, detailed resume, three professional references, and portfolio to: careers@PMBAarchitects.com
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Has full responsibility for managing all aspects of multiple small to mid-sized projects and estimates scope of work
Responsible for coordination of all project efforts
Serves as the primary client liaison to bring the schedule, budget, and scope of work to completion
Identifies scope of work through consultation including clients’ needs and requirements, approximate budget, timetable, and possible needs for future expansion. Prepares proposals.
Determines clients’ preferences regarding materials, styles, colors, and other variables.
Attempts to identify through collaboration clients’ priorities in terms of needs vs. desires.
Assists clients in defining their priorities and vision by preparing preliminary sketches of options.
Conducts research on feasibility
Compliance with safety standards and building regulations
Determines and adheres to budgets and timelines
Manages project teams and collaborates with clients, engineers, planners and other industry professionals.
Prepares and presents designs, specifications, estimated costs, and proposed construction schedule.
Actively manages the schedule, budget, and programs; project communications, and project team assignments.
Actively manages the coordination of detailed plans integrating engineering, electrical, and HVAC considerations; presents plans to clients for review and approval.
Actively manages the production of drawings
Collaborates with clients to select and award construction contracts.
Collaborates with contractors and clients to facilitate the building process to meet clients’ specifications.
Updates existing design techniques with respect to latest design trends
Reviews drawings sets for quality assurance (format, detailing, content, and coordination)
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
In depth knowledge of design principles.
Extremely proficient with computer-aided design (CAD) software such as AutoCAD and Revit.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Excellent problem-solving, negotiation and consultation skills.
Ability to translate client ideas into visual and/or tangible references such as drawings or models.
Knowledge of building codes and regulatory standards
Creative and visualization skills
Willingness to travel if needed
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture required, Master’s degree preferred.
Registration with NCARB
Ten plus years of relevant experience preferred.
Active board licensure required.
Excellent technical drawing skills
Experience with commercial projects
Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer