Project Manager

Retail Design Collaborative Retail Design Collaborative Employer:
Long Beach, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Oct 30 '19Posted on:

RDC, an award winning architectural firm with a diverse portfolio, headquartered in Long Beach, California, is currently seeking a Project Manager to work on a variety of major retail & commercial projects. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to execute design concepts, advance projects through documentation and construction and coordinate client and consultant relationships.


Has full responsibility for managing all aspects of multiple small to mid-sized projects and prepares strategic plans for project success. The Project Manager is responsible for the coordination of all administrative and technical efforts to assure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned work. Serves as the primary client liaison and is responsible to complete projects to satisfy client’s goals. Actively manages work plans, schedules, programs, project communication, documentation and project team assignments. Estimates fees, determines scope of work, and prepares proposals and contracts for presentation to client.


· Enforce and adhere to the codes of the company's Employee Manual and standards of the Project Management Road Map Tools and Project Manager Checklist.

· Assist staff in development of industry knowledge and architectural skills. Engages in learning about relevant new codes, technologies and materials.

· Issue and record Change of Service Agreements in a timely manner when requests are made for work that falls outside of the original scope of work.

· Weekly time sheet review.

· Attend firm-wide and work group and Project Manager Meetings.

· Research, establish and adhere to city/county agency requirements.

· Maintain continuous flow of critical information.

· Oversee and assure contract document submittals for agency review.

· Direct the preparation and issuance of bid documents.

· Oversee construction contract administration and attend construction meetings as needed.


· Bachelor's degree in architecture from an accredited program preferred.

· Architectural licensure in state where office is located preferred.

· 6-8 years of experience in architectural practice preferred.

· Advanced knowledge of architectural detailing and current construction standards.

· Advanced understanding of architectural design and related fields.

· Advanced knowledge of codes. Able to successfully complete the permitting process.

· Advanced understanding of Addenda and Construction Change Directive procedures.

· Working knowledge of AutoCAD/Revit (latest version) and other business software and their application to contract documents.

· 3+ years of working in a Job Captain position or equivalent experience.

· Advanced oral and written English communication skills.

RDC offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, 401(k) plan, medical and dependent care reimbursement plans, education reimbursement program, and paid
time off (PTO).

At RDC we strive to create a culture that values and reflects each individual’s personal needs. Our goal is to be diverse in our workforce to shape a culture that is collaborative, supportive and encouraging to our staff, a place where each and every one enjoys working at each day!


For immediate confidential consideration, please submit your resume through our website at

All candidates should have legal work status in the United States. RDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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