Construction Administrator

MVE + Partners, Inc. MVE + Partners, Inc. Employer:
San Jose, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Jul 20 '18Posted on:

MVE + Partners designs influential and award-winning projects throughout the world. Our practice is diverse with an eclectic portfolio of successful architecture, planning, and interior design assignments. Our team comprises a talented group of individuals, equally entranced by art, fashion, technology, business, education, sports, food, and above all – design.

We believe in teamwork, family, friendship, happy hours, charity, and healthy competition. We strive to build a positive, healthy, and fun environment for our team as we work toward a common goal: Creating exceptional communities and environments for people to live, work, play, and recharge.

Role:  Construction Administrator - San Jose / Bay Area

Provide On-site CA services for the construction phase of the project. Coordinates all activities with Designer, Client, Consultants, Sub-consultants, contractor and city agencies. 

  • Strong understanding and experience in building construction and systems. Recent Type V experience is essential to this job.
  • Understanding of Codes, contract documents, construction process, and the roles and responsibilities of each member of the project team.
  • Ability to participate in quality control reviews.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and establish priorities.
  • Must be able to communicate and coordinate effectively and positively with all project team members.
  • Primary point of contact with Contractor, working in conjunction with the Project Manager and Project Architect, requiring the ability to maintain positive working relationships with project team and Owner.
  • BIM/Revit skills and multi-family residential and mixed-use experience preferred.
  • Respond to and manage the Change Orders, RFC and RFI process.
  • Keep team informed of any eminent changes, course corrections or other unexpected events.


  • Strong background in Construction Administration and a minimum 8 years’ architectural experience
  • Licensed Architect (California preferred)
  • Advanced skills in operating Revit and construction software Bluebeam and Microsoft Office
  • Strong listening, oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Advanced knowledge of practical application of architecture and technology principles relevant to the design and construction of the built environment
  • Advanced knowledge of laws, codes, and government regulation.
  • Strong ability to manage teams, consultants, and processes
  • Candidates with existing Work Authorization only


  • Medical, dental, vision, and FSA options for employees
  • 9 paid holidays, paid sick and vacation time
  • Learning and mentoring, Professional Development and Networking Opportunities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

MVE + Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  MVE does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

In accordance with local “Fair Chance” Ordinance(s), qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, will be considered for employment.

We participate in E-Verify.

To Be Considered for This Position:

Use the link to apply; a cover letter, resume and portfolio are required, and can be attached separately. No portfolio links are accepted.

Please note: Due to the number of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to those candidates whom most closely match our requirements.

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