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Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Houston, TX

GLMV Architecture, a full service Architecture firm, is seeking a Full-Time Project Manager 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.

Seeking an architect registered in at least on state to take responsibility for client relationships and the proposal, design, planning, budgeting, preparation, and oversight of delivery of a wide range of renovation, remodel and expansion projects as well as new construction.  This position is accountable for delivering projects on time and within budget, and reports to a senior architect. The work environment is nice, technology is current, and coworkers are professional, technical, collaborative and accustomed to wearing different hats as needed to help one another meet goals and deadlines.

Responsibilities

  • Meet client, analyze, conceive and develop architectural solutions to their goals.
  • Plan project budget, milestones, and schedule and track project performance
  • Initiate and create schematic designs, coordinate and oversee the preparation of drawings
  • Coordinate workload through all phases to complete projects on schedule.
  • Direct and coordinate with the engineering disciplines and third party equipment vendors, reviewing construction documents for areas of conflict with all disciplines.
  • Write/edit or direct development of architectural specifications.
  • Plan, initiate, and run project meetings, setting agenda’s, and issuing meeting minutes
  • Ensure code and accessibility compliance utilizing several competing and often conflicting building, life safety, health and accessibility codes.
  • Coordinate addendum, ASI, RFIs, WCPRs and Change Orders and incorporate agreed upon changes into the project documents.
  • Analyze and negotiate pay applications and change orders
  • Report project completion for billing, approve invoices, and lead any necessary collections activities
  • Provide supervision and guidance to others assigned to facilitate the delivery of a project

Examples of job responsibilities are not intended to be all‑inclusive. GLMV reserves the right to assign additional responsibilities as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong Knowledge of technical design considerations and trends
  • Strong Knowledge of building materials and methods
  • Strong knowledge of codes and accessibility requirements
  • Knowledge of sustainable design
  • Excellent written and communication skills–ability to speak and write clearly and concisely and to relate well to others at all levels and use diplomacy and tact
  • Planning and organization skills: ability to start and complete projects independently, using time effectively and efficiently, and managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities: working closely with numerous owner representatives and their clients on different projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to cope with change, shift priorities comfortably.
  • Ability to move between running projects for the team and pitching in on projects under the leadership of others

An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace

Required Experience and Credentials

  • Licensed Architect in the at least one state in the U.S.
  • Client management experience required
  • Project leadership and supervisory experience required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Project Schedule)
  • Proficiency with Deltek project and resource management tools preferred
  • Revit knowledge beneficial.
  • LEED credentials preferred
  • NCARB certified and eligible for reciprocal licensing in other states preferred

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

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Job Title: Project Architect

Locations Available: Houston, TX & Wichita, KS

GLMV Architecture, a full service Architecture firm, is seeking a Full-Time Project Architect for their Houston office or for their Wichita 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

An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

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.

Examples of job responsibilities are not intended to be all‑inclusive. GLMV reserves the right to assign additional responsibilities as needed.

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Job Title: Architecture – Intern

Locations Available: Houston, TX & Wichita, KS

GLMV Architecture, a full service Architecture firm, is seeking a Full-Time Architecture Intern for their Houston and Wichita offices 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 Intern in Architecture works under the observation of a senior architectural professional, receiving specific and detailed feedback. Though the majority of work performed is developing construction drawings, the intern will be provided design and coordination assignments in all project phases. Such assignments will become progressively more complex and greater in scope as mastery is demonstrated.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Four-year Degree in Architecture, from an NAAB accredited degree program.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have completed an accredited five-year professional degree program or an accredited Master’s program in architecture in addition to a four-year architectural degree program.
  • Successful completion of Revit proficiency assessment.
  • Other minimum requirements being equal, preference will be given to stronger performance in the assessment.
  • Academic portfolio.
  • Some work experience in the building environment is also preferred.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Become NCARB registered and track performance in accordance with AXP requirements.
  • Investigate and document the code requirements for a particular project.
  • May assist in production and presentation of elementary design schedules and elementary schematics.
  • Research, analyze, and prepare assigned sheets for the construction drawing set.
  • Evaluate and document scope/quantity/cost in comparison to materials selection and the preparation of specifications.
  • May participate in meetings with code officials and make adjustments to reflect compliance.
  • May assist and advise client in obtaining required approvals and permits.
  • Develop Revit proficiency and familiarity with other AutoDesk tools.
  • Produce elevation drawings
  • Prepare material schedules
  • Ensure that design, material, and/or detail element changes made during CD phase are carried out on all relevant drawings.
  • Checks own work for completion and accuracy before submitting it to the project team.
  • Research and apply increasingly more complex details, codes, and methods.
  • May assume full scope of responsibility for all phases of a particularly small project of limited complexity.

Examples of job responsibilities are not intended to be all‑inclusive. GLMV reserves the right to assign additional responsibilities as needed.

Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of ICBO, International Building Code, and an awareness of federal, state, and local code.
  • Knowledge of building materials and construction practices.
  • Knowledge of planning and design process.
  • Knowledge of engineering systems relevant to the built environment.
  • Awareness and understanding of potential environmental hazards with regard to site.

Skills:

  • Proficiency with the version of Revit or AutoCAD currently in use.
  • Mathematical and engineering formulas used to determine space dimensions and to prepare quantity calculations for selected materials.
  • Architectural lettering by hand.
  • Rough rendering and quick sketch by hand.

Abilities:

  • Ability to use computer keyboard and video display monitor.
  • Ability to traverse uneven terrain, climb steps or ladder, and tolerate airborne environmental nuisances associated with building construction sites.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to visually survey, measure and assess project site, site elements, and project while under construction.

An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

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

 

 

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