Architect/Project Manager

SMPC Architects PA SMPC Architects PA Employer:
Albuquerque, NM, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 14 '18Posted on:

SMPC Architects is seeking a Project Manager to join our team. 

Take your career to SMPC

We have an opportunity for career-minded architects at our new location – an open and collaborative office environment with sweeping city and mountain views in the heart of downtown Albuquerque. Our success as a firm is based partly on our ability to attract and retain talented and creative designers and project managers, people who have a passion for great design, strong technical knowledge, business acumen, and a desire to continue to learn and grow within a team environment. SMPC offers what many consider the most generous benefit package of any firm in the market (Albuquerque), with healthcare, paid vacation and sick leave, and flexible schedules. We offer opportunities for advancement for motivated and talented individuals who can play a meaningful role in the future of the firm.

The ideal candidate will have over three years’ experience in architectural project management, design coordination, and technical production. This is a full-time position. Current architectural licensure in New Mexico is preferred.  

Working with us, you will:

  • Provide leadership and management necessary for all facets of project delivery.
  • Be responsible for achieving overall project goals.
  • Manage a range of small, medium and large size architectural projects.
  • Ensure high quality documentation.
  • Lead and supervise the project team, delegate assignments.
  • Lead and coordinate communication efforts with client, consultants and within project team.
  • Ensure designs are fully developed and complete for the entire project.
  • Oversee design schedule to ensure that design decisions and documentation are complete at critical milestones.
  • Manage or review invoices for clients and consultants.
  • Support marketing and business development efforts

An ideal candidate has:

  • A minimum of 3 years of project management experience at architectural design firm(s).
  • Bachelor degree in Architecture or equivalent.
  • Project experience in a range of project types, complexity and scale.
  • Proficiency with Revit and possess a high level of technical proficiency in the production of drawings.
  • Thorough knowledge of entire project delivery process. Must be comfortable managing and engaging clients, the process, and the project team.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, articulate, and a strong presenter.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working in a multi-disciplinary team setting, collaborating, and client satisfaction

Working at SMPC

SMPC Architects is an established collaborative design firm offering employees excellent benefits, an exceptional studio environment, and an inclusive and fun work culture. We are currently engaged on numerous projects, including civic, educational, institutional, hospitality, retail, and more. We have supportive firm leadership who will encourage you to learn, evolve, share, and contribute. SMPC offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees.

Create your own path

Capitalize on numerous advancement opportunities, including professional development programs, continuing education programs, and professional association memberships. Whether you’re interested in managing a part of the business, specializing in project management, or developing your technical, we put people first and help provide the resources and subject matter experts to get you on the right path. 

Advance your skills with us

Is work/life balance your priority? It’s our priority too. Interested in developing your leadership, project management, technical and communications skills? SMPC supports that. We offer education stipends to foster your growth as a design professional. The firm will assist with testing and annual licensure fees. We encourage you to be involved with creative pursuits and active in the community. 

SMPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. SMPC is a 2017 and 2018 New Mexico Family Friendly Business Award recipient. 

For consideration please email your resume to

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