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Project Architect

HOK HOK Employer:
Houston, TX, USLocation:
Tue, Nov 13 '18Posted on:
Full-timeType:

HOK Houston is recruiting experienced Project Architects. As a Project Architect, in partnership with the Project Manager and Project Designer, you are accountable for successful project delivery.  Responsible for the issuance and content of deliverables, technical content of HOK documents and coordination of disciplines including consultants and for the supervision of all staff producing documents.  

 **To be considered for this position submit a single pdf file of your resume with a project list. Your project list should identify the role and phases worked on in each project.**

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership

  • Responsible for ensuring the overall design intent of the project in coordination with the Project Designer is incorporated into the detailed documentation.
  • Responsible for technical resolution and coordination for a defined portion of a project.
  • Sets the overall strategy for producing the documents and identifies the sheets planned for each stage of the work.  This includes defining how data will be organized into files and which elements will be incorporated in a Building Information Model (BIM).
  • Responsible for communication with other disciplines, vendors, and contractors to ensure incorporation of all information into project requirements and provides support as necessary.
  • Ensures that construction detail documentation conforms to quality assurance, quality control and best practice standards.
  • Supervises preparation of technical drawings by other less senior level architects or technicians.
  • Performs as team leader on certain projects.

Teamwork

  • Receives project direction from the Principal in Charge and Technical direction from the RBU Technical Principal.
  • Meets with municipal building department and other governing agency officials to coordinate approvals or variances.
  • Writes reports and memos to consultants and vendors to issue changes and track resolutions.
  • Attends on-site visits, field reviews and project meetings.  Prepares and coordinates the review of contractor’s schedules, submission of shop drawings and samples.
  • Assists the Specification Writer in product research, consulting with manufacturers, evaluating and selecting project related materials. 
  • Participates in team meetings to help resolve project issues, coordination with other disciplines, schedule adherence, technical issues.
  • Participates in review of project costs and budgets, adherence to schedule.

Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness. 
  • Advanced knowledge of architectural building systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.  
  • Thorough knowledge of buildingSMART, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery (IDP).
  • Advanced knowledge of QA/QC process.
  • Advanced knowledge of building codes and ability to research and apply/incorporate into technical documents.
  • Proficiency in Revit required.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite to include: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in team environment.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
 

All applicants must apply online at www.hok.com/careers to be considered for this position.


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