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Senior Project Manager

PBK Architects PBK Architects Employer:
San Luis Obispo, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Feb 2 '21Posted on:
Full-timeType:

For over 35 years, PBK Architects has been a leader in architectural and engineering design solutions across the United States. We are constantly seeking the brightest and most talented minds to be part of our award winning firm. Here at PBK, we pride ourselves in providing the best in class programmers, planners, architects, engineers, and consultants to offer top notch customer service. We strive to make a positive impact for future generations with our actions today. Here’s your chance, are you ready to make a difference?

Summary:

A Senior Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the design and completion of architectural projects as well as overseeing the teams that produce high quality project deliverables in construction documents. A Senior Project Manager may work on any/all phases of development Pre-Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, Local Agencies, and Construction Administration. They report to the Client Executive/Principal Architect on tasks and deliverables and work directly with him/her to ensure the facilitation of a project’s completion on-time, on/under budget, and according to PBK’s quality and client service standards.

  • Supervise and Manage project teams to produce quality sets of documents that comply with the deliverable requirements for all phases of the project.
  • Ensure that the project conforms to contractual agreement with client, meeting all set budgets, goals, and work assignments for their project team that clearly defines project expectations.
  • Ability to professionally communicate both verbally and in writing to give assignments to office support staff, consultants, and vendors (always being respectful).
  • Organize and direct the architectural and/or engineering teams to execute the work in an orderly, timely, and coordinated manner.
  • Willingness to make decisions; exhibit sound and accurate judgment; support and explain reasoning for decisions; include appropriate people in decision-making process; make timely decisions.
  • Directs, organizes and mentors junior staff with responsibility oversight of their assignments.
  • Responsible for maintaining positive client relationships throughout project. Keeps client apprised of project progress on regular basis. Initiates and maintains contact with other key project individuals for clarification, coordination and negotiation of critical issues.
  • Provides leadership, resources and technical advice for the generation of construction documents including detailing and finish application, ensuring adherence to design intent and carry through.
  • Support Client Executive and/or Principal Architect in supervision and delegation of work.
  • Able to perform Construction Administration duties.
  • Occasional travel required.
  • Responsible for implementation of QC (Quality Control), Supervision, and Managing of project teams to produce quality sets of documents that comply with the deliverable requirements for all phases of the project.
  • Ability to provide support in the pursue of work, including speaking at client presentations and assisting the marketing team during the preparation of RFQs.
  • Ability to create project schedules and assist with staffing and work load projections.
  • Participate in training sessions as required and occasionally be willing to present to other team members.

Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture is required, Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Architecture License is preferred.
  • 10+ years of professional experience preferred.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in using Revit and AutoCAD programs.
  • Working knowledge of graphic programs (SketchUp and Adobe Creative Suites) a plus.
  • Strong customer service, organizational, and communication skills required.
  • Knowledge of building regulations and safety codes.
  • Experience working with the Division of the State Architect (DSA) required.
  • Knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines preferred.

Firm Background

PBK has built a client base of more than 200 clients, a list that includes school districts, university systems, hospital systems and Fortune 500 corporations.  PBK offers employees competitive wages, health care and 401K matching along with numerous opportunities to become involved in extra-curricular activities and organizations established through the firm. PBK has established a culture that has led to the firm being named to the list of “Best Places to Work."

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