Job Title Project Architect

2017/08/01Engineering Consulting
Project ArchitectBuildings
Austin, TexasArchitect License, LEED, AIA
Our client in Austin, Texas is looking for a Project Architect to join their team!

This individual must be a licensed Architect with a minimum of 5 years of experience with Educational Buildings (Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, or Higher Education)

Duties and Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

• Responsible for project of average complexity/size
• Interpret sketches, drawings, codes, building program and other similar material
• Utilize BIM technologies in development of three dimensional models of buildings and their components
• Prepare and revise documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections, details
• Interpret and apply building codes, energy codes, and requirements of regulatory agencies
• Assist in the coordination of permit requirements for city building permit sets
• Coordinate building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.) and associated documentation including clash detection within the BIM model
• Coordinate civil engineering work as it relates to the building design
• Conduct field observation and report progress of construction
• Review shop drawings and submittals, respond to RFIs, prepare site observation reports, and other contract administration tasks
• Evaluate building design using sustainable design principles
• Lead project coordination and site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors
• Participate in client project requirement meetings
• Participate in value analysis and basic cost estimating
• Assist in the preparation of specifications in coordination with building plans and the specifications writer
• Recommendation and selection of building systems and materials
• Participate in constructability review
• Participate in bidding and negotiation phase and prepare addenda
• Coordinate and direct external consultants including evaluation of quality and progress of work
• Conduct quality assurance and quality control on own projects
• Assist in preparation of project budget, schedule and overall work planning
• Ensures that work conforms to project budget, schedule, and overall work planning

Required Skills and Qualifications will include:

• Professionally accredited degree in Architecture or equivalent
• Architectural license is required
• LEED Green Associate Accreditation or LEED AP preferred
• Architectural experience in educational facilities is strongly preferred
• Ability to hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively
• Ability to apply accessibility codes, applicable building codes, and life-safety codes to a wide variety of project scopes and complexity
• Experience with modeling/drafting software (Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD)

Our client is a global top 50 Engineering Consulting firm. Our client exemplifies excellence in employee culture, passionate delivery of projects and champion of quality, service and value for clients across a multitude of industry sectors. Experience what true collaboration with your colleagues and managers. This is a place where people know your name and where you are missed when you're not around. Our client promotes a work hard and play hard credo, but backs it up with ongoing social and networking opportunities. They offer unlimited opportunities for learning, growth, and professional development, placing immense value on allowing every employee to reach their maximum potential.