Pickering Associates is seeking an experienced candidate to join our team in Charleston, West Virginia. We are looking for a candidate with a strong attention to detail, the ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks, while working in a dynamic team environment. Candidate must have proven experience in all design phases and construction administration. This role will involve client interaction, leadership and mentoring of junior staff, development and successful implementation of contract documents. Our current work includes commercial, industrial, private, healthcare and education. This is a full-time position and the opening is immediately available.
Key Responsibilities include:
Plan or design all types of structures.
Prepare contract documents for building contractors.
Prepare information regarding design, structure specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs, or construction time.
Meet with clients to review or discuss architectural drawings.
Integrate engineering elements into unified architectural designs.
Manage and monitor progress throughout entire design and construction process and review all plans, specs, submittals and shop drawings prepared by vendor, consultants and in-house design team in order to ensure compliance with the design concept and documents.
Multiple and frequent site visits to review quality of work and assure conformance to design intent
Capability to work well under pressure, juggle and prioritize multiple projects, and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines.
Ability to work well with colleagues in a team environment in order to keep multiple projects on schedule and in budget.
Strong organizational, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.
Lead and mentor junior staff.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Architectural License (NCARB certification is a plus)
Minimum 5 years Licensed Architectural Experience
Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills
Experience with client interaction and ability to lead a team
About Pickering Associates
Pickering Associates is a well-aligned team of professional architects, engineers and surveyors with a diverse depth and breadth of knowledge. The strength of the firm rests in our highly qualified personnel. And it is through our personnel that we have gained a reputation for the delivery of a superior service evidenced by an extremely high rate of repeat business. Our industry-focused professionals in the fields of project management, architecture, surveying, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and process engineering, automation and controls and construction administration create solutions for today’s complex facility and infrastructure challenges.
Successfully executing more than 10,000 projects in its history, the firm has built a tremendous wealth of experience gaining insight into what works for each of our client types. Those lessons learned add substance to our work and provide our clients with unparalleled value. Our objective is to partner with our clients improving their performance, flexibility, life-cycle cost, sustainability and ultimately well-being.
Established in 1988, Pickering Associates was founded as an engineering firm that has developed int...o an integrated architecture, engineering and surveying company providing services in education, government, healthcare, industrial, oil & gas and private sector clients.