Job title : Project Manager/Architect - Design & Pre-Construction
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Division : Engineering
About the Position:
The general function of the Design Project Manager is to provide the necessary leadership to plan, organize, direct, supervise, coordinate and control assigned projects in order to meet project completion requirements and profitability objectives, while maintaining and building good customer relationships. Bottom line is that you will be 100% responsible for taking conceptual designs and turning them into full construction drawings with the help of outside subconsultants. You will manage 3-5 projects in design at any one time.
During pre-construction, you will have responsibility for the control of the design budget and schedule, as well as the project quality and to ensure the sub-consultants are completing their assignments within the project scope, schedule and budget. From start to finish, you will be the “critical link” in the “chain.”
Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to) subconsultant management, project completion within budget and schedule to the highest degree of quality possible, client communications, creation of detailed shop drawings, project scheduling, understanding complex problems and finding solutions to them, working within small teams, and establishing and maintaining standards in conjunction with senior management, and quality assurance.
A complete list of duties and responsibilities will be provided during the pre-interview.
We believe that finesse, persuasion and a win-win mentality is essential to the overall success of our projects. We need you to possess the same mindset as well.
Why you Should Consider a Career at Here?
• Management team committed to your success.
• Casual and professional environment.
• Team oriented workplace.
• Dynamic and growing company.
• Known and respected company with an excellent reputation.
About The Owner Of The Company:
You will be working closely with the owner of the company, a “win-win” person committed to your success. He is not your typical “boss” as most people might imagine; he is more like a team leader. Your input and suggestions are always welcomed. He expects you to work independently on your own but he is always willing to take the time necessary to help you out or back you up when needed.
Attributes Necessary to be Successful as the Design Project Manager
• Great organizational and planning skills
• Makes decisions with the “bottom line” in mind.
• Relies upon honesty and sound business principles in all they do.
• Holds self and others accountable for measuring and achieving company objectives.
• Able to remain composed and focused in difficult situations.
• Anticipates problems before they occur and seeks to eliminate their source.
• Possesses a “done once, done right” mentality.
• Challenge oriented. The word “can’t” is not in your vocabulary.
• Adapts and successfully relates to different personality styles.
• Prioritizes work and “juggles” multiple projects effectively.
• Capable of “changing gears” when necessary.
• Maintains an optimistic viewpoint that anticipates positive outcomes.
• Addresses and redirects unproductive behavior in a non-confrontational manner.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Engineering. An architecture license or registered Professional Engineer a plus, but not required.
• Minimum 5 years of Architect or Design Project Management level experience in the design or construction industries.
• Demonstrable track record of success.
• Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
• CAD (very proficient), graphic based packages, good understanding of 3D packages
• Strong computer skills
• Highly knowledgeable in the area of construction documents
• Great communication skills; verbally and graphically
• Ability to work independently & with a team to see a project through from concept to completion
• Pass a background check and drug screening
• Verifiable references
Hours per workday and the workdays per week may vary, depending upon the workload. A minimum of 45 hours and a maximum of 60 hours may be necessary.