Project Architect – Interiors Architecture

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Job Details
Description
Perkins&Will New York & Philly studios are looking for a Project Architect with 8-10 years of experience and sound business acumen to join our growing practice! We are looking for someone who is a champion of the design process, technically excellent, with Revit and 3D software expertise. This technical leader will collaborate with and lead the consultant and project teams to successful outcomes for our clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Project responsibility for planning, development, and execution of technical documentation which may include interpreting, organizing, and coordinating project team assignments.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

DESIGN & TECHNICAL 

  • Works in tandem with designers to coordinate design development and construction documents.
  • Responds to the technical implications of design decisions.
  • Facilitates firm and project goals of excellence in design, execution, and sustainability.
  • Directs production of schematic, design development and construction documents in collaboration with Project Managers.
  • Coordinates project documentation execution, construction plans, and details, ensuring quality control and completion.
  • Maintains awareness of evolving building technology and systems.
  • Coordinates engineering systems relevant to projects.
  • Reviews shop drawings, material samples, and CD for conformance with design.
  • Conducts and documents field observations to monitor the progress of construction.
  • Performs construction administration duties (e.g. RFI’s, RFP’s, change orders, etc.).
  • Prepares reports and specifications; reviews completed reports, plans, cost estimates, and calculations.
  • Executes applicable agency review analysis (accessibility, zoning, life-safety, etc.).
  • Ensures tasks are completed according to the Perkins&Will standards.

MANAGEMENT

  • May establish architectural budgets, task schedules, and other components of the project work plan with the Project Managers.
  • Directs or coordinates the production of construction documents, drawings, and specifications in compliance with project scope, schedule, and cost.
  • Implements meeting objectives, facilitates meetings and provides documentation in collaboration with the Project Managers.
  • May participate in marketing and client presentations.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Professional degree in architecture
  • 8-10 years of experience in Workplace 
  • Licensure
  • LEED AP or within 6 months of hire
  • Demonstrates collaborative and professional work ethic.
  • Experienced in all phases of project design, construction documentation production, and construction materials.
  • Familiar with building codes, specifications, building, and engineering systems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including client presentation skills.
  • Strong passion for working relationships with clients and consultants, building relationships, and expanding the practice.
  • Ability to apply Revit and interpret and review Revit drawings

All portfolios shall include sample construction document sets with examples of direct involvement of the production of such.

Salary Range Information

We foster a culture that is diverse and inclusive and strive for pay practices that are fair, and competitive and reflect our commitment to pay equity. Our compensation decisions include but are not limited to a candidate’s qualifications including skill sets, education, experience and training, licensure and certifications credentials if applicable, and business-related factors. This practice extends to all employees, including performance considerations for merit increases, job promotions, and transfer opportunities. We additionally review our pay practices,  conduct pay equity audits, and ensure our managers are trained in our pay practices on an annual basis. At the time of posting this job advertisement, the annual pay salary range for this position in New York is between $95,600 and $127,400 commensurate with qualifications. For Philadelphia is between $85,000 and $113,200.

Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

At Perkins&Will we believe that inclusion spurs creativity and that innovation is born from an engaged culture of diverse people + ideas.?By moving beyond barriers and stereotypes of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status; we are committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of the communities and clients we serve.

“Design has the power to inspire joy, uplift lives, and strengthen the spirit of community.”

*Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Perkins&Will has established and adopted an Equal Employment Opportunity Employment policy (“EEO”), which is part of the Company’s Human Resources Policy. The purpose of this EEO policy is to ensure that all employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis, and without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, gender reassignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. In some cases, local laws and regulations may provide greater protections than those outlined here and employees will be covered by the laws of their local jurisdiction.

 

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

Perkins&Will will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Qualifications
Experience
Required
Project Architect in Healthcare Practice

Licenses & Certifications
Required
Licensed Architect

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)