Project Architect

at Michael Baker International
Location Not Specified
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified

Description

DESCRIPTION

The Project Architect is an integral component of our Architecture/Engineering Practice. We are looking for a recently-licensed architect who is enthusiastic and motivated with responsibilities including design and documentation for a broad range of project types. With an ongoing focus on growing Federal, Department of Defense, and International project opportunities, along with market-driven diversification including Healthcare, Commercial, Transit, and Aviation, the Project Architect will work in multi-disciplinary, collaborative design teams with architects, interior designers, site/civil engineers, and building systems engineers. You must demonstrate creative problem-solving, organizational skills, strong production management capabilities, and a good understanding of construction documents and constructability.

  • Engages in and directs activities associated with planning, design, and construction documents including code analysis documents, studies, reports, sketches, schematic drawings, renderings, specifications, final contract documents, and as-built drawings
  • Along with the Project Manager and other design professionals, communicates with clients to establish project scope of work, building program needs, design fees, project schedule and budgets
  • Performs architectural design of projects from conceptual stage to construction documentation
  • Applies industry knowledge of architectural customs, building codes, practices and procedures to solve design challenges
  • Assists clients with predesign activities and programming
  • Develops conceptual design including presentation materials in short timeframe to assist contractor with pricing procurement during proposal stages
  • Leads coordination efforts of all engaged engineering disciplines
  • Utilized integrated approach to building design with focus on sustainable solutions
  • Manages production team to develop scale drawings, specifications and other contract documents for building construction
  • Administers construction contracts and conducts periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with issued for construction documents
  • Prepares project designs and plans using computer assisted design software and equipment
  • Performs Quality Control Reviews
  • Maintains working knowledge of current industry software including Revit and BIM
  • Potential for continental and international travel

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture; Master's Degree in Architecture is desirable
  • Registered Architect (R.A.)
  • Minimum 4-7 years of related experience
  • LEED AP BD+C is preferred
  • Organized and confident; design talent, graphic presentation and effective visual/verbal communication skills are essential; proficient understanding of interrelationships among design/engineering disciplines, clients, and constructors
  • Excellent English language skills, written and verbal, are essential
  • Strong attitude towards personal and professional development as well as teamwork
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Building Information Modeling (BIM)/Autodesk Revit Architecture and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) computer skills

COMPENSATION
The salary range for this position is $72,640 - $151,334. This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate.

BENEFITS
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life, AD&D, short-term, and long-term disability
  • Professional and personal development
  • Generous paid time off
  • Commuter and wellness benefits

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