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HUSarchitecture HUSarchitecture Employer:
Chicago, IL, USLocation:
Fri, May 29 '20Posted on:
Full-timeType:

About the Firm:

HUSarchitecture is a team of experts exploring how to better build sustainable community through collaboration. Our small, community-minded architecture firm in downtown Chicago focuses on low-income housing projects, public schools and LEED projects. At the core of our mission, we use design to bring people together, enliven space, and encourage community.

HUSarchitecture strives to make a meaningful and healthful impact on our built environment. Our passionate group is looking for a full-time licensed architect to facilitate this shared mission. The role works across a range of projects and requires the ability to work independently as well as integrated team participation and support.

Responsibilities:

Architect

  • Development of projects in design and construction phases
  • Leading various architecture projects including code analysis, project documentation, permit expediting, and construction administration
  • Develop and manage drawing sets to completion
  • QAQC in-house and consultant drawing sets for code and ADA compliance
  • Managing small teams and consultants to complete multiple ongoing projects
  • Mentoring team development and overall skills
  • Working closely with firm leadership in managing priorities

Sustainability Administration:

  • Perform LEED Administration duties for both design and construction contracts spanning from credit inception through documentation, including reports, tracking updates and submittals.
  • Manage client and project expectations and timelines through effective coordination and communication.
  • Develop technical specifications for sustainability goals
  • Energy auditing – determining project square footages, project evaluation, conducting field assessments (training provided)

Façade Assessment:

  • Observe and document conditions of high-rise buildings from a contractor-led swing-stage
  • Identify locations suited for exploratory demolition to be performed by the contractor
  • Make repair recommendations, with input from the HUSarchitecture team
  • Prepare façade analysis reports to City of Chicago guidelines

Qualifications:

  • Licensed in the State of Illinois
  • Minimum of 7 years experience
  • High level of BIM/CAD/Drafting experience
  • Ability to prioritize work and deadlines across multiple projects
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well independently and on a team with a variety of individuals, internally and externally
  • Ability to develop project within budget
  • Organized with ability to follow through on deadlines
  • Adaptable to change of demands and priorities
  • LEED with specialty experience preferred
  • Façade assessment experience preferred
  • Fall Protection Certification a plus

Other Requirements:

  • Must have a valid drivers license and access to a vehicle
  • Background check required

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

 

Interested candidates, please submit cover letter addressed to Chyanne Husar, resume, and work samples in PDF to accounting@husarchitecture.com


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