Our Residential architecture and planning firm is looking for a Construction Administrator who is a self-motivator with an ability to succeed in a fast paced, deadline driven environment, strong analytical and writing abilities.
The Construction Administrator observes construction for conformity to construction drawings and specifications. The Construction Administrator responsibilities include conducting site observation, resolving contractor issues through coordination with in-house multi-discipline production staff, and assisting the owner’s construction administration manager and senior construction administrator.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Ensure construction conforms to construction documents
Support the design intent
Lessen project risks
Identify and resolve construction problems early
Supplement the client’s construction knowledge
Establish lines of communication
Shop drawing Review
Respond to contractor’s requests for information
Track changes in construction documents
Review contractor’s requests for payment
Review shop drawings and product information
Prepare field reports and records
Collaborate with project teams to ensure budgeting for specification production, and coordinate scheduling and production of project manuals.
Function as a technical resource for material and product evaluations and selections.
Maintain proficiency in construction products, techniques and sequences by staying up-to-date of product developments, new materials, code changes, and current industry trends.
Supervise completion and closeout
Bachelors Degree in Architecture Engineering or equivalent experience
Proficiency in software: AutoCAD, REVIT a plus
Minimum of 5 years of experience in construction administration or related field
Experience with residential midrise and highrise building type
Travel is required for this position, roughly 30-40%
This position is an in office role - PPE is provided, social distancing guidelines are in place for employees safety
About Lessard Design
Lessard Design is an international architecture and planning firm committed to creating environments that inspire connection, collaboration, community and commerce. Located in Tysons Corner, we also have offices in India, Boston and New York. Our understanding of global cultures is translated through design that is sensitive to cultural geographies, communities, traditions and values. Our firm leaders have experience working in nearly 20 countries with projects in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Our diverse international team provides the expertise to manage clients through all design phases – from feasibility, strategy and through construction.
We offer an expanding and challenging portfolio of projects, competitive salary, bonuses paid twice a year, free parking and a dynamic work environment including: Extensive professional development program and collaborative environment with happy hours, staff lunches, costume contests, summer and winter company sponsored events and much more. Lessard Design Inc. - We design room to grow. All applicants must include professional resumes and a portfolio of work samples (either attached or website address included).