Staff Architect

Chicago, IL

SUMMARY

Assists the project team in producing, coordinating, and managing the operations and activities of projects to assure quality, accuracy, completeness, profitability, efficiency, and timeliness.

POSITION DETAILS

  • Assists in all phases of projects.
  • Organizes graphic objects on the drawing.
  • Plans, sets up, produces and edits drawings and related documents.
  • Provides comprehensive knowledge of drafting procedures, production drawings and standards.
  • Controls the quality and completeness of drawings.
  • Participates in project strategy planning.
  • Communicates overall status of drawings.
  • Clarifies ambiguous information.
  • Assists in evaluating status of projects for project scheduling, accuracy, and completeness.
  • Serves as in-house consultant to the office staff as relates to technical ramifications of drawings and drawing information.
  • Communicates with and works with Client’s staff personnel as relates to construction document generation and tracking per direction of project manager.
  • Communicates and coordinates with other project consultants as required per the project for design issue or construction resolution.
  • Communicates with and works with Client’s or General Contractor’s staff personnel in resolving construction issues in the field.
  • Reviews construction for compliance with design intent and with applicable codes.
  • Produces field reports for third party distribution per direction of the project manager.
  • Logs, reviews, and processes shop drawing submittals as required per contract and direction of Construction Phase Administrator.
  • Reviews construction specifications as relates to the project’s design intent.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Advanced knowledge of construction standards and codes required; AutoCAD proficiency is required.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively within a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to complete tasks with accuracy, timeliness and with strong attention to detail.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or equivalent.
  • State architectural registration.
  • Five years of experience in assisting with all phases of a project.
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