We are seeking a creative, passionate professional Project Manager/ Project Architect to join our exceptional team of architects and collaborate on some of Kentucky’s most prominent projects.
Who We Are:
Norman Berry Associates Architects is an architectural firm serving Kentucky and the surrounding area with comprehensive design services for over 45 years. KNBA has developed a work environment that encourages collaboration, harnesses technology and expands the vision of the firm for our staff, consultants and clients.
The firm currently has offices in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky, and is proud of the long-term commitment we practice, both in the architecture we produce and the service our firm members give to the profession and our communities. We approach each project with a sustainability mindset as stewards of our community.
We have an accomplished and diverse portfolio with primary concentrations in preservation and adaptive re-use, higher education, community living and state government projects. Current notable projects include the U of L Belknap Academic Building, the Historic Lexington Courthouse and 111 Whiskey Row restoration.
Who you will work with:
You will work with leaders and teams who are smart, talented, kind, and supportive. We value the diversity of our people and their wide levels of experience within the profession.
Who You Are (Abilities):
You possess strong written and verbal communication skills
You are comfortable interacting with all levels of the organization
You are self-motivated and operate with a strong sense of urgency
You get things done by engaging in high-level teamwork and flexing your interpersonal skills
You are highly organized
You have a strong sense of aesthetics
What You Have Accomplished (Qualifications):
Licensed in the United States, with the ability to have reciprocity with Kentucky, minimum 5 years’ experience
Ability to follow a project through, with some guidance, from inception to completion of construction documents
Ability to translate complex designs into clear and concise details and construction documents
Must be able to work as part of a team
Exercises independent judgement, solves problems when encountered
Must be able to interpret the Client’s needs
Proficiency in Revit is a must
Knowledge of LEED rating systems, certification preferred
Technical fluency so as to address mechanical and structural coordination issues
What Your Role Will Be (Responsibilities):
You will be involved in the design and management of a comprehensive building project from inception to completion.
On larger projects, you will be a key member of a collaborative team; and on smaller projects you may independently manage all aspects of a project.
Strong organization skills are essential to balance multiple projects at different stages in the development process, from feasibility studies and concept design, to construction documentation and administration.
Coordinating and prioritizing resources to assure the timely completion of multiple projects.
This role is suited for an articulate designer with practical knowledge of local planning and building codes.
As a strategic communicator and initiator, you will represent the firm to our clients, consultants, contractors, and industry peers, as well as respond to local government agencies during design review and entitlement processes.
Employees may be asked to perform other tasks not listed in the essential job functions.
Your Career at KNBA:
Collaboration on Award Winning Projects
A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
Benefits package including Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Days Off, Paid Holidays, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability and 401K Plan.
KNBA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Must be authorized to work in the United States.
About K. Norman Berry Associates Architects PLLC
K. Norman Berry Associates Architects PLLC is engaged in the general practice of Architecture in the Kentucky and Southern Indiana areas. The firm has executed a large variety of projects ranging from educational and commercial to residential projects throughout the region.
The firm provides services in architecture, master planning, interiors and urban planning. A major portion of the firm’s work includes primary and secondary school facilities, offices and commercial structures, all of which require extensive experience in project evaluation and cost evaluation. A primary focus of the firm has been preservation of historic structures, with over 70 preservation and restoration projects completed.
The firm has been recognized with numerous awards including an AIA National Design Award, four AIA Kentucky Design Awards and seven Preservation Awards. The firm received AIA Kentucky’s Distinguished Firm Award in 1990.
We are members of the American Institute of Architects, US Green Building Council (USGBC) and are an Energy Star Partner firm