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Project Manager - ACE

HGA - Architecture, Engineering, Planning HGA - Architecture, Engineering, Planning Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Sep 14 '17Posted on:

HGA is an award winning, interdisciplinary design firm with architects, engineers, planners, lighting designers, landscape architects, and interior designers working together to create holistic designs for the arts, community, education, corporations, government and district/campus energy clients.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented Project Manager to join our ACE (Arts, Community and Education) practice group on the ground floor, working out of our San Francisco, CA office on a variety of projects throughout the country.  The position requires excellent communication, time management and technical skills as you will work closely with Principals, Senior Designers, Project Architects and other Project Managers developing non-routine and complex design concepts in a manner responsive to the client's needs and deadlines. Depending on project type and scope, you must be able to determine the right amount of effort needed to generate mid- to high-level documents in an efficient and timely manner. The candidate will also have multiple opportunities for client interaction and will help our team maintain a commitment to design and quality for all types of projects.

 Preferred candidates will have:                                               

  • Registered Architect with Bachelor's or Master’s degree with 7-10 years of professional experience working on small- to large-scale project types
  • LEED accreditation preferred
  • Experience with Lean and Evidence-based design a plus 
  • Revit experience required
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, 3D Max, SketchUp and other industry accepted software as well as expertise with project management software and Microsoft Office Suite products is needed
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, able to communicate clearly with team members; ability to interact with clients at all stages of a project from initial client meeting (pre and post interview) through project occupancy
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and be responsible for project delivery which may be multiple, large or complex in scope

HGA is both team-oriented and employee-friendly and social activities are integrated into our office culture. We offer challenge, recognition and personal visibility with an opportunity to contribute to the shaping of great projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Collaborates with Principal in evaluation of project requirements and helps to negotiate an acceptable owner-architect agreement including the fee and time schedule.
  2. Demonstrates task-focused mastery of project scope, profitability, schedule and budget. Completes projects on schedule, within budget and with maximum client satisfaction.
  3. Negotiates critical issues with top-level architects, engineers and officials of other organizations and firms.
  4. Utilizes past experience and technical knowledge and monitors quality of the construction documents keeping in mind schedules/budgets and provides coaching/communication as appropriate with team leaders and/or team members who are responsible for work flow/timelines, etc.
  5. Develops discipline cost and work-hour budgets for each project and monitors project costs, completion status against budget schedules/timelines.
  6. Oversees all correspondence and pertinent documents, making sure they are accurate, signs or obtains signatures and seeks legal counsel as appropriate
  7. Coordinates review and evaluation of contractor bids and works with Principal so that award recommendation can be submitted to owner
  8. Provides day-to-day leadership in the absence of and as delegated by the Principal and/or Practice Group Leader keeping lines of communication open with all office management leaders and assists with preparation of client billings prior to submittal for signature.
  9. Collaborates with Practice Group Leader as requested in the marketing of projects including development of proposals and possible participation in client interviews
  10. Sets an example for team effort through the spirit of cooperation while directing, organizing and mentoring junior staff.

HGA is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other statuses protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  This policy extends to all aspects of employment, including recruitment and hiring

 

Please submit a resume, portfolio and cover letter at www.HGA.com


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