Architectural Project Architect/CA lead - Mid-Senior Level

Sasaki Associates Sasaki Associates Employer:
Boston, MA, USLocation:
Thu, Dec 2 '21Posted on:

Sasaki is moving to downtown Boston in early 2022! Along with our move, the Architecture group is looking for well-rounded Project Architects with strong experience in CA. We are looking for teammates that are excited to engage fully from the get-go and that view each project with a lens on sustainability, function, practicality and inspiring welcoming design. 

Ideas matter tremendously around here and as a Sasaki team member you will be encouraged to have a point of view, to share your thinking often, to push design quality further, and to develop a comfortable rapport with clients. For a mid-sized firm, we guard our small-firm feel, focusing less on hierarchy and working together to yield the best designs and built projects.

What you bring:

  • Design chops - you've got vision, creativity, and skills 
  • Collaborative spirit - the idea of interdisciplinary teamwork inspires you
  • Opinions - you have them and value sharing them with others
  • Passion - you have a healthy dose of ambition for yourself, your team, the work (and the firm you'll come to love)
  • Proactive resourcefulness - you're energetic and positive about solving problems and take initiative to find a way to say "yes"
  • Growth-orientation - you're curious and want to find greater ways to impact the world around you
  • Humanistic sensibility - you design for people and you are invested in the growth of your teammates

What you'll do:

To start, you will lead CA for a high visibility project and help ensure that the design intent is maintained throughout the construction process. 
Subsequent project work may expand into earlier phases of the design process, as well as CA. 
As part of the CA process, you will:
  • Coordinate with the design team, owner and contractor
  • Review the construction drawings, specifications and reports prior to the construction start
  • Participate in bidding and negotiations phase activities 
  • Attend site meetings with contractor and project owner
  • Respond to RFIs and review submittals
  • Conduct site visits and produce field reports
  • Review pay applications and change orders
  • Conduct project close-out activities
  • Travel out of state for bi-weekly project meetings
  • Participate in Technical Resources Group activities including the maintenance of office standards and internal project reviews.
  • Mentor junior staff

Experience and Education:

  • BArch, MArch, or BS, MS in building technology
  • Min 5 years experience in construction documentation and contract administration
  • Architectural license preferred
  • Knowledge of US model codes and standards
  • Proficient in Revit and Bluebeam studio
  • Experience with Procore, Autodesk Build, and similar collaboration platforms
  • Experience in construction, building technology, engineering or the trades a plus
  • Certification from USGBC, CSI (Construction Specifications Institute) and PH (Passive House) a plus

Please apply via Sasaki's career website:

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