Jan 01, 2022

Project Architect

  • Fetch Careers, Inc.
  • Madison, WI, USA
Full time Architecture

Job Description

Job Summary: The Project Architect works with the Design Project Manager to lead a professional team to deliver the design, modeling, project management and construction administration for projects. This individual works under the authority of the Architect of Record or acts as the Architect of Record for assigned projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Schematic Design, Design Development & Construction Documents: Responsible for leading the coordination of all architectural and engineering resources for assigned projects. This responsibility includes interior design, furniture, signage, and site design as well as project drawings, code analysis, and site development documentation.
  • Project Management: Manages the interface between all architectural and engineering disciplines and the project leadership team by coordinating project requirements and documentation to ensure alignment with the project scope including design, quality, schedule, and budget, and in adherence to applicable codes and regulations.
  • Project Programming & Analysis: Works with the Project Executive and other leaders to develop the project program; ensure compliance and alignment of the project charter throughout the project; and, coordinate the architectural content of the project analysis.
    • Performance Management: Works with team members to establish clear goals and expectations, provides ongoing feedback, develops skills and knowledge of team members, and rewards people for their behavior and results.

Position Requirements

Positional Competencies

  • Leadership: Champion Vision, Mission, Goals, Values, and Service Offerings so as to inspire others to reach beyond their own expectations.
  • Architecture: The knowledge to plan, design, manage, and review construction, development, or manipulation of a physical environment for practical or creative objectives, such as buildings, landscapes, and/or other physical property.
  • Client-Based Project Management: The process of planning, coordinating, and controlling of a project from consulting to completion. Client-based project management is aimed at meeting a client's requirements to produce a functionally and financially viable project.
  • Communications: The ability to clearly organize and express information and idea to meet the needs of the organization in an appropriate fashion, with sensitivity to the audience on content and context.
  • Document Preparation & Control: The process of preparing and maintaining appropriate paper and electronic documents needed for company to complete business transactions. This includes document preparation and coordination with both internal and external stakeholders to assure both industry and company standards are maintained.
  • Industry Knowledge: Up-to-date awareness and understanding of best practices, technologies, products/services, events, trends, and regulatory issues that have impact on the healthcare industry and senior living, as well as other related services offered by company.
    • Influence & Presence: The ability to conduct oneself with poise, self-confidence and professionalism at all times. Having the ability to win support, gain cooperation and establish credibility with others to directly impact and address their needs and concerns.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Architecture required, Master’s degree preferred

Certifications And/or Licenses

    • Licensed architect; NCARB preferred
    • LEED preferred
    • EDAC preferred

Relevant Experience & Training

    • 5-8 years relevant work experience, including previous experience with healthcare or senior living architecture.
    • Understanding of the requirements for different construction types and applications for all types of engineering system designs, construction sequencing and priorities, and costs of different materials and systems.
    • Proficient with accessibility, building, life safety codes, and AIA guidelines for healthcare or senior living facilities.
    • Proficient with Autodesk Revit software.

Working Conditions

  • Work is performed in a professional, creative, open office environment with business casual attire. Hours of work will generally be during regular business hours and will average 2,300 hours per year. Great flexibility in schedule is both required of you and returned to you due to our many project deadlines.
  • 20% national travel required

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