Plano, TX 75024
Job Post Date: April 5, 2019
Project Manager, Architecture
The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?
Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!
You will work with some general guidance and direction from a Senior Designer or Architect as needed. You will be developing elevations, sections, 3D renderings and architectural details for projects. You will be assisting on innovative and creative new prototypes designed with sustainable products with green architecture sensibility as your goals.
•Responsible for managing complex tasks on medium to large size projects.
•Plans, organizes, and directs the work throughout the life of the project to successfully deliver the project to the client.
•Keeps the Principal in Charge informed of progress on project expectations, deadlines, and deliverables and understands the limits of the decision-making responsibilities of the role and respects the boundaries of the Principal in Charge’s responsibilities.
•Leads the client and project team to assure that the project design meets the client budget, schedule, program, and design intent.
•Assists in the negotiation and development of project agreements.
•Develops and manages project budget, schedule, and overall work plan to realize target financial performance.
•Mentors Assistant Project Managers and motivates project teams.
•Assures that Project Management Framework tasks are timely completed and properly documented.
•Leads project coordination and owner/site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors.
•Manages and tracks change orders, applications for payment by contractors and other contractual modifications impacting budget and schedule.
•Works with Operations Manager in determining project staffing needs and recommending personnel.
•Directs client invoicing and effectively manages collections.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
•Capable of simultaneously supporting one or more Principal’s in Charge on multiple projects.
•Thorough understanding of accessibility codes, life-safety codes, building construction systems, means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards.
•Takes direction well, however, proactively takes appropriate action without requiring continued direction.
•Effectively manages multiple deadlines and priorities.
•Team player with the client, entire project team and contractor.
•Effective negotiator and communicator.
•Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Newforma; Prefer experience with Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field & Registered Architect.
Minimum of 7 years of experience. Student Housing, Healthcare or Commercial experience preferred.
LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.