Project Architect/Project Manager - Multifamily
Coordinates and manages the day-to-day operation and activities of several projects and the staff assigned to it to assure quality, profitability, efficiency, and timeliness. Identifies the needs and concerns of the client and works to successfully satisfy these.
- Works with Principal and/or Director of Production to define scope of project.
- Prepares staffing requirements, schedules, budgets, and fee projections.
- Develops code searches.
- Assists in product schematic design process.
- Initiates design development.
- Produces contract documents.
- Keeps project records including code documentation, project history, correspondence, estimates and budgets.
- Coordinates the staff assigned to projects to meet established schedules and budgets.
- Assists in the development of technical skills of subordinates.
- Maintains open communication with clients to avoid problems and improve working relationships.
- Initiates and participates in construction walk-throughs.
- Checks work of project staff for content and accuracy.
- Participates in zoning and public hearings, as needed.
- Participates in billing process to provide accurate information of work progress and additional billing requirements and additional billing requirements and follows-up on overdue invoices.
- Initiates remedial action for projects falling behind budgeted hours/dollars.
- Communicates delays, problems with project, etc. to Senior Principal.
- Promotes the firm within the business community to develop new clients.
- Coordinates projects with outside consultants hired by client or offices (including engineers, interior designers etc.).
- Assists with proposals for consultants.
- Communicates with consultants and coordinates their work.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
- AutoCAD and Revit proficiency required; including Excel, Microsoft Word, Bluebeam, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat
- Supervisory and personnel management skills with ability to lead team
- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; both orally and in writing
- Positive “can do” attitude
- Ability to consistently meet deadlines, completing tasks as previously defined
- Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, AIA state registration and/or state registration. Ability to obtain NCARB is necessary.
- Three to five years of experience in assisting with all phases of a project.