Job Captain

Geheber Lewis & Associates Geheber Lewis & Associates Employer:
Atlanta, GA, USLocation:
Wed, Jan 22 '14Posted on:

Working with Developers throughout the Southeast, Geheber Lewis Associates provides a full-range of architectural, engineering, and interior design services for residential multi-family (ground up, renovations, and additions), rental apartments, student housing, and senior living. We have built a solid reputation for high quality design, practical and efficient solutions to construction, cost consciousness, and above all, outstanding service to our clients.

GLA has an immediate opening for a highly motivated Job Captain interested in creating architectural sets of drawings and design. The focus of the work will involve direct coordination with the Project Manager and an opportunity for design input. This requires a high level of AutoCAD proficiency and an ability to understand and comprehend architectural sketches and concepts.

Job Qualifications
•Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree 
•Minimum Experience: 2-4 Years
•Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and project administration experience in specialized field represented by project 
•Preferred Education: Master’s Degree

Job Summary
•Assists Principals and Project Managers with managing all phases of projects from start to finish. 
•Provides leadership and direction for day-to-day project operations and administrative activities. 
•Participates in the planning, design and development of projects, analysis and reporting of project results.

General Accountability
•Work with project team and serve clients’ needs with high professional standards and distinction.
•Able to manage all aspects of multiple projects. 
•Manage, review and contribute to the production of construction documents
•Prepare and review specifications 
•Ensures policies are well-documented and communicated to project personnel. 
•Research and evaluate quality of materials and finishes.
•Set up Project folders per GLA guidelines and maintain throughout project.
•Obtain building permits and coordinate with various government agencies
•Responsible for preparing proposals, budgeting and scheduling projects
•Responsible for supervising Project Assistants and working closely with the firm's Senior Project Manager on various administrative tasks.
•Provides training and technical supervision to their assigned teams.
•Motivates and monitors the progress of work performed by project staff to include senior technical personnel.
•Will partner with the Senior Project Manager and Business Manager to assess any need for and/or follows through with disciplinary action. 
•Serves as key resource for project information and resolves problems or questions referred by internal and external sources. 
•Establishes and maintains an active network of professional contacts. 
•Actively participates in professionally sponsored meetings, seminars and symposia as a representative of the project and the company. 
•Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. 
•Knowledge of AutoCAD minimum release 2010
•Familiarizes one’s self with office standards
•Verify codes that apply to project. Double check code review including any special jurisdictional codes. 
•Any plans being sent out to include a Transmittal. 
•Review shop drawings. 
•Site visits as requested by client (site visit report with photos to follow in a timely manner) 
•Verify level of construction administration required 
•Making sure that their teams are keeping up with office standards and responsibilities. (Ex. Time sheets, red lines, hours of operation).



*There is no relocation available for this position. 

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