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Job Title: Project Architect

Location: Houston, TX

GLMV Architecture, a full service Architecture firm, is seeking a Full-Time Project Architect for their Houston office to help with commercial projects. The firm serves local, state and national clients in the government, corporate, industrial, aviation, educational, healthcare, food service sectors, as well as zoos and parklands.

The Project Architect (PA) has full responsibility for the production of the construction drawings and specifications for a project and varying levels of responsibilities for design and construction administration. Work may be performed alone or with the assistance of less experienced architects, interns and/or drafters. The PA contributes to the training and development of those less-experienced staff. This position will also provide quality checks for other projects and will have the opportunity to participate in and learn project management and/or business development activities.

Education, Credentials and Experience

  • Professional five-year or Master’s degree in Architecture from an NAAB-accredited program and/or license to practice architecture in at least one state in the United States.
  • NCARB certification preferred.
  • LEED accreditation preferred.
  • Experience in producing and assembling full construction drawing sets for new steel-frame construction and renovation projects of substantial complexity.
  • Experience training and developing intern architects and/or drafting technicians.
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Responsibilities for this position typically include:

  • Production of design development and construction drawings.
  • Planning, guiding, and checking the work of less-experienced architects and/or interns in architecture through design development and construction drawings
  • Providing design direction to landscape architecture staff and interior design staff, and coordinating their construction drawings
  • Providing design direction and drawings to engineers to facilitate their design of the electrical, mechanical and structural components of the project; coordinating their drawings to ensure that all considerations are met and that there are no clashes or conflicts in their drawings with other components
  • Participating in and/or facilitating, project progress meetings with owners rep, contractor, sub contractors and other relevant parties and preparing minutes.
  • Oversight of project under construction shop drawings and requests for information (RFI) or coordination with a construction administrator assigned to the project.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The project architect may also participate in:

  • Proposal preparation
  • Programming the features of the project to the owner’s needs
  • Design charrette and/or conceptual design
  • Facilitating project team meetings with owner representative, engineers, contractors, and specialty project team members
  • Value engineering
  • Pre-bid meetings
  • LEED certification application development

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Oral and written proficiency with the English language
  • Ability to be thorough and detailed in reviewing own work and that of others
  • Interpersonal relationship building
  • Proficiency with Revit

Physical abilities include:

  • Travel by plane
  • Drive and travel by automobile
  • Walk, step over, bend, stretch, climb ladders as needed to inspect buildings and sites
  • Use computers effectively to prepare documents, draft construction drawings, and communicate with others.
  • Use the telephone effectively to communicate with others

The Project Architect may receive training and development for project management including contract preparation and management, sub-consultant negotiation and contracting, work planning, budget preparation and management, and progress tracking and reporting.  The Project Architect may receive training and development in business development.

 

Any interested candidates please contact: Lenna Campbell at Lcampbell@spiretronic.com

 

EXPERTISE


Spiretronic has over 15 years of experience in technical staffing. We deliver only the highest quality candidates to our clients, through our proven process and resources. An expert recruiter is  ready to screen, qualify, negotiate and present only those candidates who meet the predetermined requirements, saving you and your company time and energy.

INDUSTRIES OVERVIEW


Industries:

  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Oil & Gas
  • Aerospace / Defense
  • Renewable Energy

Examples of positions filled:

  • Director of Architecture
  • Business Development Leader
  • Architect
  • Project Manager
  • Project Architect
  • Intern Architect
  • Drafter/Designer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Engineering Director
  • Engineering Manager

FEE STRUCTURE

We refer only pre-screened candidates who most closely match your team’s requirements.  No payment is due until your new employee begins work on the first day of employment.  If you hire someone we’ve presented, our fee is a percentage of the offer letter that includes base salary and realistic bonus for the first year. If you hire someone through another source, no fee is due.

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