Atlanta BeltLine, Inc (ABI) is seeking a Senior Architect. The Senior Architect will be reporting to the Director of Design and will help coordinate all design work for buildings and structures in parks, trails, streetscape, and other public spaces. The candidate will work with the contracted design teams, the BeltLine design, planning and engineering staff, the City of Atlanta Parks Department staff, and numerous stakeholder and citizen groups to help insure good design and construction in all aspects of the project, including the interface between development structures and the public realm created by the project. The Senior Architect will also be assigned Project Manager responsibilities and project review and support functions for affordable housing projects and the BeltLine Design Review Committee. This position is a grant dependent position and is made available via ABI’s 2016 Bond Issue.
Successful candidates will demonstrate a general understanding of the goals of the BeltLine, local and state regulatory issues and processes and project design and implementation. In addition, successful candidates will demonstrate leadership skills, time management, facilitation skills, and a familiarity with the overall goals of the BeltLine.
Successful candidate will possess a track record of architectural design management, mostly on large urban projects, including residential and commercial buildings as well as urban park,, streetscape, and public structures (park buildings, pergolas, bridges, walls, etc,) design and construction.
Construction document preparation and site construction management;
Knowledge of concrete quality issues and other construction materials, as well as good environmental and sustainability practices in construction;
Public art coordination, including the folding in of artist designed elements into structures and park designs;
Identifies resources needed;
Manages day-to-day operational aspects of the project and scope;
Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately;
Keeps project team well informed of changes in goals or procedures;
Effectively communicates relevant project information to ABI Senior Management;
Collaborates with Atlanta BeltLine staff team to deliver projects in a timely fashion;
Serves as a resource for staff, consultants and City departments in the development of community-based project design and is sensitive and responsive to community issues and concerns.
Experience: 5-10 years of architectural design management, mostly on large urban projects including residential and commercial buildings as well as urban park, streetscape and public structures design and construction.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com by September 29, 2017
Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Familiarity with large urban multi-unit development projects, including zoning and code analysis, permitting and site development;
Familiarity with historic preservation best practices;
Must be highly organized, capable of self-direction and autonomy and able to work well with persons at all levels in the organization and within the community;
Must have effective presentation, interpersonal skills, and facilitation skills; supervisory experienced preferred.
Flexibility, and the ability to multi-task; strong written and interpersonal skills, along with excellent computer, graphic and mapping skills; familiarity with urban transportation projects, desirable.
The Atlanta BeltLine is a $4.8 billion urban revitalization project being developed for the City of Atlanta, Georgia by Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. – a Georgia non-profit private development corporation. The Atlanta BeltLine program of projects includes 22 miles of modern streetcar/light rail transit (as part of a 50-mile system being developed in partnership with the city of Atlant...a and Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority – MARTA), 33 miles of urban trails, 2,000 acres of new and rehabilitated parkland, 46 miles of new complete streets and streetscape improvements, public art, historic preservation, and 1,100 acres of brownfield reclamation, all of which will support the creation of 28,000 mixed income housing units (including 5,600 affordable workforce units) and 30,000 permanent and 48,000 one-year construction jobs. The Atlanta Beltline program is expected to stimulate between $10-20 billion in redevelopment in an area encompassing approximately 20 percent of the city’s land area and population over a 25-year implementation period expected to be completed by 2030. In November 2016 Atlanta residents approved a ½ cent sales tax that will fund expanded MARTA services and capital projects within the city, including the streetcar system.