Job Board

If you are interested in posting a job on this job board, please contact Jordan Iseler at jiseler[a]aiacolumbus.org or 614-469-1973. Posting on our job board is free for AIA Columbus members and $100.00 for non-members. 

The AIA National Career Center is also a good resource for more job opportunities!

 

 

Project Coordinator Position - Posted May 10, 2017

Andrews Architects, Inc. a full service architectural firm with a specialization in Healthcare and Senior Living environments has an immediate opening for a Project Coordinator. Our team members are collaborative, innovative, professional, expert, and entrepreneurial. Joining our team requires skill, creativity, and the willingness to solve problems with analytical and critical thinking. If you possess a commitment to excellence and meet the following qualifications, then Andrews Architects wants to speak with you.

Qualifications

  • Ability to apply architectural techniques, procedures, and modifications to architectural construction documents.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented, fast paced organization.
  • Efficient problem solving and creative abilities.
  • Professional graphic, written, and verbal communication skills.

Primary Duties and Essential Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Project Manager/Project Architect in cooperative team settings in all phases of architectural design.
  • Preparing complete and accurate documents
  • Creating computer renderings
  • Other duties, as assigned

Aptitudes

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Architecture
  • Minimum of two years in the field or related area
  • Proficiency in Revit
  • Working knowledge of Microstation, AutoCAD, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, and Google Sketch Up

Please send resume to:

Beth Klapp, AIA, ACHA
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  • Please include the word, “Resume” in the email subject line.
  • Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files are required. No word processing, desktop publishing or multimedia files.

Andrews Architects, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Project Manager - Posted May 8, 2017

Keiser Design Group (KDG) is an architectural firm located in Central Ohio and is seeking a talented Project Manager with 8-10 years of experience who is interested in contributing to and thriving in a studio environment. KDG performs a wide range of project types, and has a culture that is energetic, collaborative and open.

Must be able to manage multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include all phases of design through construction administration, project management and client contact. Effectively demonstrate technical detailing and problem-solving skills on complex project types.

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture from an accredited university
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and proficiency in AutoCAD required.
REVIT experience preferable

Send inquiry and resume to Dan Keiser at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Project Architect - Posted May 8, 2017

Keiser Design Group (KDG) is located in Central Ohio and is seeking a talented Project Architect with 5-7 years of experience who is interested in contributing to and thriving in a studio environment. KDG performs a wide range of project types, and has a culture that is energetic, collaborative and open.

Must be able to manage and produce documents on multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include all phases of design through construction administration, project management and client contact. Effectively demonstrate technical detailing and problem-solving skills on complex project types.

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture from an accredited university
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and proficiency in AutoCAD required.
REVIT experience preferable
Proficiency in Sketch-up is a plus

Send inquiry and resume to Dan Keiser at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Intern Architect 2 - Posted May 5, 2017

Firm: Trinity: Planning, Design, Architecture
Classification: Exempt
Reports To: Senior Project Manager

Summary
Intern Architect 2 – an intern who has been authorized to test for licensure, from a state licensing board with 2-3 years of experience who exercises independent judgement in evaluation, selection and use of standard techniques, solves problems when encountered, and receives guidance on complex projects. Possesses at commitment to design excellence and user experience.

Essential Functions

  • Actively performs high-level tasks and deliverables for one or more projects.
  • Proficient in 3D model creation.
  • Regularly performs tasks in the conceptual design phase.
  • Ability to create construction/permit documents.
  • Ability to research and have a general understanding of building codes and other guidelines.
  • Researches permits and assists with permit coordination.
  • Ability to accurately perform field verification of existing conditions.
  • Assist in coordination and communication with consultants and contractors.
  • Works at maximizing quality and efficiency in assigned tasks.
  • Generates innovative design ideas to the team that consistently capture the intended design vision.
  • Follows and captures intended design vision of the project.
  • Brings fresh new ideas of design, with an eye for scale, balance and design elements.
  • Produces complete package of project deliverables.
  • Regularly performs work requiring independent judgement and discretion in evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Assignments may require higher-level project responsibility and understanding for training/development purposes.

Competencies

  • Ability and experience reading Architectural drawings.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Revit required.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suites required (Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design).
  • Proficiency with Sketch Up or Rhino required (Lumion and V-Ray for Sketch up is a plus).
  • Proficient in coordinating Live Design meetings.
  • Strong organizational skills, self-motivated, organized and effective under pressure.
  • Knowledgeable of industry terminology and standard construction methods / materials preferred.
  • Dedicated and trustworthy person with extra attention to detail.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Certification Requirements

  • None

Supervisory Requirements

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, Oce Plotter, GoToMeetings, and fax machines.

Physical Demands

  • Hand/Wrist/Finger dexterity for 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week.
  • Ability to lift a set of construction documents.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.

Position Type/Hours expected to work

  • This is a full-time position with a minimum expectation of 40 hours per week.

Travel

  • Occasional local travel – less than 10%.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture or Bachelor of Architecture required (accredited university preferred).
  • Master of Architecture preferred.
  • 2-3 years of experience in architecture practice.

Work Authorization

  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

AAP/EEO Statement
Trinity is committed to the principle of equal opportunity employment. As a result, all qualified employees and prospective employees will be recruited, selected and trained without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally- protected status. All applicants are carefully screened and full consideration is given to their training, education, skills, experiences, growth potential and previous work record. This same non- discriminatory consideration will be used in all other aspects of the employment relationship.

Trinity will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability to the extent that doing so does not create an undue hardship on Trinity. Trinity encourages employees and applicants to communicate any special needs by engaging in an interactive process with Trinity to formulate reasonable accommodations.

Interested candidates please email resumes to Suzie Lind at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Project Architect 1 - Posted May 5, 2017

Firm: Trinity: Planning, Design, Architecture
Classification: Exempt
Reports To: Senior Project Manager

Summary
Project Architect 1 – licensed architect with 5 or more years of experience who exercises independent judgement and discretion in evaluation, selection and use of standard techniques, solves problems when encountered, and receives guidance on complex projects. The Project Architect is ultimately responsible for the finished plans, specifications and approval of materials and construction on projects.

Essential Functions

  • Licensed Architect who works independently and is responsible for finished plans, specifications, or approval of materials and construction.
  • Responsible for the planning and development of construction and design document production, and provides technical expertise to ensure coordinated and high quality documents.
  • Responsible to conduct construction administration duties, such as: site visits, RFI responses, submittals and punch list reviews.
  • Responsible to monitor billing efficiency rates and works at maximizing teams’ quality and efficiency in assigned tasks.
  • Responsible to coordinate with clients, project team, consultants and contractors to ensure trust and confidence.
  • Provides leadership and oversight of a team of intern architects, project associates, and interns.
  • Provides leadership for team and client meetings.
  • Involves explorations of subject area, definition of scope, selection of items for investigation, and development of novel concepts and methods.
  • Acts independently regarding architectural methods and complexities.
  • Contributes innovative design ideas to the team that consistently capture the intended design vision.
  • Incorporates purposeful design to reflect the underlying “story” of the project, including consistent design flow throughout the whole building project.
  • Regularly contributes bold and brave design sensibilities for scale, balance and design elements that fit the space for maximum impact on user experience.
  • May participate in marketing efforts and may lead presentations to prospective clients.

Competencies

  • Architectural License required.
  • LEED AP and experience in sustainable design strongly encouraged.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Revit required.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suites required (Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design).
  • Proficiency with Sketch Up or Rhino required (Lumion and V-Ray for Sketch up is a plus).
  • Strong working knowledge of zoning and building codes, specifications, building /engineering systems and agency requirements (NPFA, ADAAG, FGI, OBC, IBC, etc).
  • Possesses a balanced blend of design and technical skills.
  • Knowledge in the design process, construction documentation and construction administration.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to meet schedule deadlines and work within the client's budget.
  • Excellent organizational skills and client presentation skills.
  • Passionate for providing exceptional client service.
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic.

Certification Requirements

  • Architectural License required (Ohio license preferred, NCARB certificate preferred).

Supervisory Requirements

  • Supervises two (2) or more project associates or interns.

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, Oce Plotter, GoToMeetings, and fax machines.

Physical Demands

  • Hand/Wrist/Finger dexterity for 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week.
  • Ability to lift a set of construction documents.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.

Position Type/Hours expected to work

  • This is a full-time position with a minimum expectation of 40 hours per week.

Travel

  • Occasional local travel depending on project assignments – less than 20%.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture or Bachelor of Architecture required (accredited university preferred).
  • Master of Architecture preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in architecture practice.

Work Authorization

  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

AAP/EEO Statement

Trinity is committed to the principle of equal opportunity employment. As a result, all qualified employees and prospective employees will be recruited, selected and trained without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally- protected status. All applicants are carefully screened and full consideration is given to their training, education, skills, experiences, growth potential and previous work record. This same non- discriminatory consideration will be used in all other aspects of the employment relationship.

Trinity will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability to the extent that doing so does not create an undue hardship on Trinity. Trinity encourages employees and applicants to communicate any special needs by engaging in an interactive process with Trinity to formulate reasonable accommodations.

Interested candidates please email resumes to Suzie Lind at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Project Associate 3 - Posted May 5, 2017

Firm: Trinity: Planning, Design, Architecture
Classification:
Exempt

Reports To: Senior Project Manager

Summary
Project Associate 3 – an intern architect who has not been authorized to test for licensure with 3-6 years of experience who exercises independent judgement in evaluation, selection and use of standard techniques, solves problems when encountered, and receives guidance on complex projects. Possesses at commitment to design excellence, user experience, material health, social purpose and sustainability.

Essential Functions

  • Actively performs high-level tasks and deliverables on multiple projects.
  • Proficient in 3D model creation.
  • Regularly performs tasks in the conceptual design phase.
  • Ability to create construction/permit documents.
  • Ability to research and have a general understanding of building codes and other guidelines.
  • Researches permits and assists with permit coordination.
  • Ability to accurately perform field verification of existing conditions.
  • Coordinates and communicates with consultants and contractors.
  • Works at maximizing quality and efficiency in assigned tasks.
  • Generates innovative design ideas to the team that consistently capture the intended design vision.
  • Follows and captures intended design vision of the project.
  • Brings fresh new ideas of design, with an eye for scale, balance and design elements.
  • Produces complete package of project deliverables.
  • Regularly performs work requiring independent judgement and discretion in evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Assignments may require higher-level project responsibility and understanding for training/development purposes.

Competencies

  • Ability and experience reading Architectural drawings.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Revit required.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suites required (Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design).
  • Proficiency with Sketch Up or Rhino required (Lumion and V-Ray for Sketch up is a plus).
  • Leads Live Design meetings.
  • Strong organizational skills, self-motivated, organized and effective under pressure.
  • Knowledgeable of industry terminology and standard construction methods / materials preferred.
  • Dedicated and trustworthy person with extra attention to detail.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Certification Requirements

  • None.

Supervisory Requirements

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, Oce Plotter, GoToMeetings, and fax machines.

Physical Demands

  • Hand/Wrist/Finger dexterity for 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week.
  • Ability to lift a set of construction documents.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.

Position Type/Hours expected to work

  • This is a full-time position with a minimum expectation of 40 hours per week.

Travel

  • Occasional local travel – less than 10%.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture or Bachelor of Architecture required (accredited university preferred).
  • Master of Architecture preferred.
  • 3-6 years of experience in architecture practice.

Work Authorization

  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

AAP/EEO Statement
Trinity is committed to the principle of equal opportunity employment. As a result, all qualified employees and prospective employees will be recruited, selected and trained without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally- protected status. All applicants are carefully screened and full consideration is given to their training, education, skills, experiences, growth potential and previous work record. This same non- discriminatory consideration will be used in all other aspects of the employment relationship.

Trinity will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability to the extent that doing so does not create an undue hardship on Trinity. Trinity encourages employees and applicants to communicate any special needs by engaging in an interactive process with Trinity to formulate reasonable accommodations.

Interested candidates please email resumes to Suzie Lind at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Entry Level Architectural Graphics Technician - Posted May 4, 2017

Salary: $35k
Location: Columbus, OH

Qualifications
BS in Architecture or related
Strong Skills with Photoshop, InDesign and 3DS Max

This person will support all teams at the firm. Entry level role, this individual will do visual preparations for client meetings. They will work mostly with Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign to do touch up and add color to floor plans and renderings from architects and interior designers. There is a lot of opportunity for growth and career progression. This is a long term, full time position. The hours are roughly 8am-5pm.

70 person Architecture firm. Open floor plan, collaborative work environment. It is a work-hard, play-hard culture. When deadlines are close they work overtime and expect that everyone chips in until the job is done. Dress code is business casual.

If interested please contact Macy Nordhaus at 614-932-1329 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

Building Envelope Drafter / Designer - Posted May 4, 2017

Location: Columbus, OH
Title: Panel Designer Draftsman
Shift: Mon – Friday standard business hours
Pay: Depends on experience level ($20 - $25/hr)

We are an international company that design, build and install curtain wall systems. We design panels for exteriors of all different kinds of buildings, stadiums, hospitals, schools, commercial facilities and so on. The drafter / designer position is working primarily in Revit. The main responsibility is to design and draft panels to meet customers specifications and make sure the panel dimensions are entered into the system properly for production. There is immense opportunity for growth within the company and we are looking to add someone to our team that can take this opportunity and run with it.

Office environment:
A small office environment attached to a large production facility where they make the panels onsite.

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Revit
  • preferably about 1 year of architectural experience
  • Associates or Bachelors in architecture or related degree

If interested please contact Macy Nordhaus at614-932-1329 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

Project Manager - Posted May 4, 2017

Location: Columbus, OH

MUST:

  1. Minimum bachelor’s degree in architecture.
  2. Strong Revit and AutoCAD Skills

PLUS:

  1. Experience working on civic design projects (schools, parks, fire or police stations)
  2. Experience in Revit version 2014, 2015 or newer

Office Environment:
Small architecture office in Dublin, OH
Fifteen total employees 
3 people on the Drafting Team 

Responsibilities:

  • Completing construction drawings
  • Attend and participate in meetings with CAD drafters, CAD Manager, Project Managers and clients.
  • Manage project schedules, deadlines and client interface.
  • Production work in Revit
  • Expected to have a solid working knowledge of Revit, will not be trained in the software.
  • Do not need to have prior PM experience, they will ease them into any client interface or larger projects.

If interested please contact Macy Nordhaus at614-932-1329 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

Programming and Communications Coordinator - Posted April 10, 2017

Organization: Local chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Columbus), a member-based nonprofit organization supporting architects and the architectural profession in a 32-county area of central and southeastern Ohio.

Objective: Exempt position to assist with programming, communications and reporting of all AIA Columbus member services events and activities; coordinate dissemination of all chapter information; maintain Contract Documents, assist with the Center for Architecture and Design and provide administrative support for the Executive Director as needed.

Reports to: This position reports to the Executive Director and interacts extensively with members and volunteers.

Hours: Full-time (40 hours/week). Occasional evenings and weekends required.

Responsibilities:

  1. Communications and graphic design
    • Coordinate and disseminate information for all AIA Columbus events and outreach activities in a timely manner through all electronic formats including the website, the chapter e-newsletter and social media outlets
    • Create visually appealing flyers, program and special event announcements and other necessary graphics using Adobe Creative Suite
    • Coordinate production of bi-weekly e-newsletter with Chapter announcements and special event notices and weekly “What’s Happening This Week” e-blast
    • Maintain the Chapter website for relevancy, ease of use, accuracy, timeliness and appeal
    • Communicate events to other media outlets
    • Research, suggest and when appropriate develop new opportunities to further awareness about the Chapter and programming

  2. Event Planning
    • Coordinate all AIA Columbus events including, but not limited to, Chapter Meetings, Continuing Education Seminars, and committee special events such as the annual Golf Outing
    • Attend committee meetings at the discretion of the Executive Director and serve as the staff representative on a variety of chapter committees
    • Maintain the calendar and schedule of all events and meetings for the Chapter and the Center for Architecture and Design
    • Work with speakers to coordinate travel, accommodations, honoraria and hospitality
    • Coordinate all food and beverage requirements with caterers
    • Handle online registration for all events, collect fees and coordinate all post-event activities
    • Advertise all events on the Chapter website, the e-newsletter and social media outlets
    • Coordinate all post-event follow up
    • Research, suggest and when appropriate develop new opportunities to improve and/or make more cost effective Chapter programming

  3. Continuing Education
    • Assist in the development of Chapter programming
    • Learn the AIA Continuing Education System (CES) requirements and coordinate all Continuing Education for the Chapter
    • Register when necessary all programs for AIA learning units
    • Answer all member inquiries regarding continuing education
    • Maintain all Continuing Education records for the chapter

  4. Center for Architecture and Design
    • Coordinate and disseminate information for all Center related events and outreach activities through electronic formats including the chapter e-newsletter and social media outlets
    • Assist with Center programming such as Camp Architecture
    • Coordinate all event set-up, working directly with building maintenance and security
    • Coordinate directly with organizations using the Center for Architecture and Design

  5. Member and Affiliate Member Relations
    • Update member information in the AIA NetForum database and run all member reports as needed
    • Answer all member requests for information about dues, renewals and status
    • Coordinate the annual corporate Affiliate Membership program
    • Research, suggest and when appropriate develop new opportunities to improve services to our membership

  6. AIA Contract Documents
    • Serve as point of contact for all AIA Contract Documents sales and inquiries
    • Administer the AIA Columbus Contract Documents Agreement to insure complete compliance
    • Maintain document inventory, fulfill orders and handle shipments
    • Handle all document invoicing and sales receipts in QuickBooks

  7. Additional Responsibilities
    • Answer general inquiries from members and the general public to the best of your ability and specific inquiries regarding contract documents, membership and continuing education
    • Purchase supplies when needed
    • Assist the Board of Directors when needed
    • Make every effort to be as “green’ as possible which includes office recycling, purchasing recycled materials when available and cost effective, and utilizing other environmentally-friendly opportunities when available

  8. Office Administration
    • Provide administrative support to the Executive Director on a variety of tasks, as assigned
    • Provide telephone coverage and greet/assist guests coming to our space
    • Handle Chapter incoming and outgoing mail
    • Maintain inventory of all office supplies
    • Prepares space for upcoming events depending on requested set-up
    • Coordinates monthly with building maintenance and security

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Four year college education preferred; knowledge of architecture very helpful
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat and In Design)
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to think and prepare creatively
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks/events simultaneously and to evaluate and filter information
  • Ability to work independently and comfortable working in a small office environment
  • Ability to work with and manage volunteers
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Detail oriented and highly organized in record maintenance and management
  • Professional appearance
  • Experience working in a nonprofit or association desired
  • Experience with event and meeting coordination
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license and ability to travel locally
  • Professional interaction with members, vendors, board of directors and public
  • Friendly and positive attitude
  • Business/casual attire

Hours and Benefits:

  • Full-time, Monday – Friday and includes occasional evening/weekend hours
  • Downtown Columbus location
  • Individual Healthcare
  • Simple IRA
  • Personal time off and paid holidays
  • Parking

Interested applicants should forward a letter of interest, resume and salary requirements electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5pm Friday, April 28, 2017. No phone calls, please.

 

 

Architectural Associate - Posted April 10, 2017

The architectural practice of Gary J. Alexander AIA is seeking a thoughtful individual who is interested in participating in all phases of each architectural commission. This twenty year old practice, located in a Victorian Village landmark, specializes in highly detailed residential and commercial projects.

Job Description:

  • Assist in measuring and photographing existing structures;
  • Preparation of as-built drawings;
  • Preparation of presentation drawings and models;
  • Assist in the preparation of construction documentation;
  • Material and product research;
  • Work collaboratively.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Proficiency in AutoCad and 3D software;
  • Experience building models;
  • Ability to accept guidance;
  • Personal initiative.

Qualifications:

  • BS in Architecture

Compensation: Negotiable

Contact: Gary J. Alexander, 614 487-0637, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Architectural Associate / Architectural Project Assistant - Posted April 4, 2017

Mull & Weithman Architects, Inc. specializes in design of Fire Stations and Police / Law Enforcement facilities. The firm is passionate about providing high-quality architectural services and solutions that are responsive to the aesthetic, functional, and budget requirements of our clients. We offer a unique opportunity for architectural project experience and growth, throughout our projects development, as part of our team.

Full-Time

Architectural Associate / Project Assistant Responsibilities include;

  • Ability to contribute as an integral team member with Project Development, Modeling, & Documentation.
  • Ability to work together with Firm Partners and Team members.
  • Coordination, organization, & review of various documents from outside consultants with the Project Team.

Candidates should possess the following Qualifications;

  • 3-5 years experience in an Architectural Office. BS Arch or B Arch preferred but not required.
  • Excellent Communication Skills.
  • Self-Motivated.
  • Proficient with AutoCad & Revit.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Experience with Public Bid projects.
  • Desire to learn & grow.

Mull & Weithman Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive salary based on experience & benefits.

Please send resume, portfolio, & references to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Project Architect, Architecture and Engineering - Posted March 21, 2017

Join our team at TowerPinkster and open a new door to an amazing career!

TowerPinkster, a regional 100 person Architecture and Engineering Firm based in Michigan is looking for a talented Project Architect.

This position is responsible for organizing, coordinating and leading project teams through the development of construction documents. Technical expertise and experience is used to lead the project team through coordination and quality assurance processes throughout the project.  Participate in document and clarification efforts, as well as submittal review and site observation during bidding and construction.  High rise experience a plus.

Position Responsibilities

  • Understand project manager expectations throughout each phase of the project
  • Perform the coordination efforts with project designer in translating design into contract documents
  • Review and understand project scope and contract for professional services
  • Coordinate project team and through collaboration with all disciplines, lead the development of:
    • Project Plan
    • Code Review
    • Development of Contract Documents
    • Communication and exchange of information
  • Create, organize and coordinate the following:
    • Document format and arrangement of information
    • Document review for accuracy
    • Project milestone progress
    • Scheduling and coordinating document reproduction
  • Review documents with Designer for compliance with design concepts
  • Support Project Manager in establishing and maintaining project milestone, deadlines and delivery dates
  • Create and meet established goals and objectives for the design documentation process
  • Coordinate communication and documents with clients for the project
  • Assist Project Manager in communication with Construction Team throughout construction of project
  • Coordinate and assign team tasks and goals with the architectural technical team
  • In the absence of Project Manager, lead and preside over team meetings
  • Assist Project Manager in Construction Administration, which may include
    • Monitor progress of shop drawings
    • Pay applications
    • Progress meetings
    • Site visits
  • All other job duties as apparent or assigned

Position Competencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to contribute effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to create a collaborative team project approach
  • Must be flexible to adapt to situations and changes
  • Proficient technical skills with ability to apply technical skills to the job effectively
  • Ability to gather and analyze information and develop solutions

Position Qualifications 

  • Accredited degree in Architecture
  • Licensure Required
  • Five years of professional  architectural experience
  • Experience in construction administration, document production and design experience
  • REVIT experience and proficiency in all Microsoft Office Suite programs required

TowerPinkster is a firm of architects and engineers committed to design integrity, quality, and environmental responsibility. Our doors opened in 1953 with just six people and now we have more than 100 of the best employees in Michigan. At our firm, it’s our people who make us different. We have the freedom to explore new ideas, the tools to create innovative strategies and the talent to inspire our clients through interactive design. Our expertise and collaborative, client-centered approach means the best ideas rise to the top. And having a diverse team fosters fresh perspectives, creating better results. 

TowerPinkster received the 2016 National 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Award, 2016 best Firm Award from Zweig Group and the 2015 Firm of the Year Award from AIA Grand Rapids. These awards were given based on design creativity, community commitment, client commitment and team building. We are proud of this achievement and are thankful for our client relationships, our generous communities and all the employees who contribute to TowerPinkster's fun and creative culture! Our supportive work environment helps employees reach their career goals, and we have fun doing it! We love what we do and it shows!

Our Vision: A diverse, talent-based firm sought after in expanding markets.

Our Mission: Design leaders who create unique environments with clients and communities

www.towerpinkster.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Project Manager - Posted March 21, 2017

Join our team at TowerPinkster and open a new door to an amazing career!

TowerPinkster, a regional 100 person Architecture and Engineering Firm based in Michigan is looking for a talented Project Manager.

Project Managers oversee projects from the conception stage through construction and completion of the project, making sure the project meets design requirements, schedule, contractual obligations and budget goals. This includes understanding the scope of work, planning the work, organizing the team, leading the team and controlling the project. The main responsibilities are project profitability, client satisfaction and business development.

Position Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Principal on fee proposals, fee negotiations and project team selection
  • Assist in the development of fees based on task, market, staffing and unit cost
  • Assist in proposal development, including determining project fees, team selection, scope definition, schedule, contracts and interviews
  • Collaborate with Principal to prepare contract
  • Collaborate on design presentations and reviews
  • Collaborate with design team on technical decisions
  • Coordinate outside consultants with owner and project team, including consultant selection, fee negotiation, invoice review and communications
  • Provide expertise in contractual negotiations and production meetings
  • Create Project Management Plan, from project conception to completion
  • Manage project scope relative to contract
  • Track changes in scope, schedule and budget
  • Conduct effective meetings, to include agenda, meeting minutes and progress reports
  • Observe project performance and coordinate workload through the entire project
  • Monitor the project for performance to profit and schedule goals
  • Partner with Principal in regards to negotiating additional service fees from clients as they request changes to project scope
  • May, depending on project scope, conduct construction site visits to monitor progress
  • All other job duties as apparent or assigned

Critical Competencies

  • Act with integrity and trust
  • Possess a commitment to excellence
  • Exhibit and promote teamwork
  • Display excellent ability to communicate verbally, graphically and in writing
  • Lead collaboration within project team
  • Have pride, passion and purpose for the work you do, both with team and client
  • Take responsibility for own actions through being attentive and leading by example
  • Diagnose problem situations and recommend solutions for improvement
  • Display a willingness to make decisions, include appropriate people in decision making
  • Identify potential problems in a timely manner and oversee development of alternative positive solutions
  • Able to carry oneself with confidence and adapt personality to client needs
  • Develop professional relationships leading to potential future business
  • Ability to lead a project team with great success

Position Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in architecture or engineering profession, AIA or PE License preferred
  • Ten plus years’ experience in architectural and/or engineering profession with five years’ experience in project management position
  • Experience in Healthcare, K-12, Higher Ed, Commercial and Government a plus
  • Well rounded knowledge of architecture and engineering profession and workflow
  • REVIT experience/AutoCad software knowledge preferred
  • Knowledge of building components, construction materials, standards and codes
  • Business management knowledge preferred
  • Experience in construction administration or knowledge of construction practices

TowerPinkster is a firm of architects and engineers committed to design integrity, quality, and environmental responsibility. Our doors opened in 1953 with just six people and now we have more than 100 of the best employees in Michigan. At our firm, it’s our people who make us different. We have the freedom to explore new ideas, the tools to create innovative strategies and the talent to inspire our clients through interactive design. Our expertise and collaborative, client-centered approach means the best ideas rise to the top. And having a diverse team fosters fresh perspectives, creating better results.

TowerPinkster received the 2016 National 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Award, 2016 best Firm Award from Zweig Group and the 2015 Firm of the Year Award from AIA Grand Rapids. These awards were given based on design creativity, community commitment, client commitment and team building. We are proud of this achievement and are thankful for our client relationships, our generous communities and all the employees who contribute to TowerPinkster's fun and creative culture! Our supportive work environment helps employees reach their career goals, and we have fun doing it! We love what we do and it shows!

Our Vision: A diverse, talent-based firm sought after in expanding markets.

Our Mission: Design leaders who create unique environments with clients and communities

www.towerpinkster.com We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

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