May 10, 2022

CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATOR

  • Bigwaha Architects
  • Annapolis, MD, USA
Full time Architecture Construction

Job Description

CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATOR

Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects, also known as BIGWAHA, is a full-service architectural design firm with a reputation for being technically strong architects and creative designers. Our firm’s culture promotes an approachable work style, backed by 44 years of experience and knowledge in a wide range of market sectors. Our portfolio includes retail, mixed use, office, senior living, public safety, multi-family residential, education, religious, and local government clients. Since 1977, we have served a variety of clients from Maine to Florida with a focus on the mid-Atlantic region.

We strive to exceed our clients’ goals and expectations on every project. Our success can be measured by the number of long-lasting relationships we have with nationally recognized clients.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
BIGWAHA is seeking a Construction Administrator to work closely with the firm’s  project team. The Construction Administrator will play a crucial role in continuing to build our firm’s reputation during the construction phase of the project while assisting its staff so they can free up to pursue the completion of new projects.

EXPECTATIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the overall project Construction Administration phase. Assist with construction document interpretations; coordinate effectively with design professionals and municipal authorities.
  • Review Shop Drawings for compliance to construction documents and design intent. Coordinate substitutions with project team.
  • Answer RFI's and coordinate any joint efforts with general contractor when needed.
  • Review Change Orders and Application for Payment / Requisitions
  • Maintain log of submittals, RFIs and other supporting documentations throughout duration of project
  • Review materials submittals for compliance to quality and design specifications.
  • Support leadership initiatives in enhancing our CA standards and procedures.
  • Perform final walk throughs and generate Punch Lists.
  • Participate in the weekly QA session to share “lessons learned” from the field.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for Architecture and Construction Administration.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in architecture or construction compatible with the job description.
  • Hands on knowledge of Construction and Construction Practices – Contracts, General Conditions, Applications for Payment, Building Codes,
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Self-starter and organized multitasker able to handle many priorities at once.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Newforma and Procore is a plus.
  • Proficiency in full Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Deltek Vision is a plus.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD or Revit is a HUGE plus.

 

This is an immediate opening but there is flexibility for the start date

Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects offers a collaborative work environment with the opportunity to contribute to a variety of projects. Our firm takes pride in our strong technical expertise, creative design, and lasting relationships with clients, consultants, contractors, and employees. 

Located in the vibrant City of Annapolis, we enjoy a high-energy, learning environment with opportunities for training and growth.  Benefits include paid parking, group health insurance, 401k plan, paid leave and holidays.

Please email your resume to Adel Nur, AIA at anur@bigwaha.com  

We will consider candidates that require VISA transfer/sponsorship for this position.

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