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Senior Project Architect – Podium and Wrap

Steinberg Hart Steinberg Hart Employer:
San Diego, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Aug 1 '19Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Overall Responsibilities:  As a licensed Architect, responsible for guiding design teams through design and technical development on multiple projects including residential wrap and podium types; risk management review; and managing all technical documents through each phase of construction.  

Overall Leadership

  • Serve as a resource across the organization through training, mentoring, and conducting seminars.
  • Sustain and raise the firm's image as a design-driven firm.
  • Stay current on technical innovations and trends of specific project types and take initiative for providing continuing education opportunities for staff.
  • Assist Principal-in-Charge, Project Manager, and Project Designers in developing marketing materials and marketing project narratives.
  • Participate in marketing meetings and interviews.
  • Represent the Firm by actively participating in external professional organizations and social functions.
  • Responsible for developing white papers and thought leadership pieces for industry organizations.  

Design Leadership 

  • Involve exploration of subject area, definition of scope, selection of items for investigation, and development of novel concepts and methods.
  • Manage large number of consultants, delegate work assignments and provide direction and guidance to large number of junior staff.
  • Develop solutions to technical problems; design and review production drawings; manage record keeping; implement risk management standards and review documents with planning, building, fire and other appropriate authorities of jurisdiction.
  • Administer some management tasks (staffing, fee estimating, scheduling, and reviewing payment requests) but work primarily on developing solutions through technical and design refinement.
  • Develop, design, and review of production drawings and construction documents for compliance with design intent, building systems, construction detailing and coordination with specifications.
  • Respond to bid inquiries regarding pre-bid approvals, meet with governmental agencies, committees or officials for purposes of project presentation, approvals and permits. 
  • Conduct on-site observations and prepares observation reports.
  • Conduct project close-out efforts including punch lists, certificate of occupancy, and certificate of substantial completion. 
  • Responsible for managing all technical documentation through all phases of construction including proposal requests, change orders, revisions to project scope through all phases of construction and project close-out efforts.
  • Responsible for check set and risk management review.
  • Keep records of design decisions pertaining to selection of materials, detailing methodology and maintains project manual. 
  • Provide effective technical oversight so that projects meet the Firm's quality control and quality assurance standards.  

Risk Management 

  • Responsible for check set and risk management review.
  • Keep records of design decisions pertaining to selection of materials, detailing methodology and maintains project manual. 
  • Provide effective technical oversight so that projects meet the Firm's quality control and quality assurance standards.   

Requirements 

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the design and documentation of Type I/Type IIIA and Type I/Type VA residential wrap and podium projects, with a minimum of five (5) of those years as a Project Architect, and a proven track record of progressively more complex and diverse assignments.
  • Substantial experience in construction document preparation and field observation, knowledge of building materials, specifications and construction techniques. 
  • Experience in dealing with governmental agencies and building/zoning codes, and appropriate knowledge of engineering disciplines to evaluate and coordinate work done by consultants.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as time management skills. 
  • Ability to demonstrate full knowledge of industry practices and a proven track record of quality control on progressively more complex and diverse assignments.
  • Requires judgment, based on precedent and policy, in the development of a recommended course of action.
  • Thorough understanding of sustainable practices and industry standards.
  • Values and personality compatible with the Firm’s.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer software:
    • Building Information Modeling: Revit 2016 or later
    • Rendering: 3D Studio Max, Maxwell Render, Twinmotion, or Enscape
    • Modeling: SketchUp or Rhino
    • AutoCAD 2016 or later 
    • Microsoft Office
  • A degree in Architecture, preferable at the graduate level, related field or equivalent experience required.  LEED AP preferred, Architecture license required, California preferred.
  •  Current affiliation and/or membership in local, state, or national industry organization(s) is a plus. 

Pay/Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability, paid vacation, sick and holiday, as well as 401K matching and annual performance bonus opportunities

Steinberg Hart is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, genetics, or arrest/conviction records.


 

To Apply, send your cover letter and resume to careers@steinberghart.com

Reference in email subject line: Senior Project Architect – Podium and Wrap


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