The Project Architect is a licensed architect responsible for the development of project design intent, and for the production of complete, accurate, and well-coordinated documents. Under the direction of the Project Manager, the Project Architect will also be responsible for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating complex projects and/or multiple projects simultaneously.
Graduate of an accredited architectural program with Bachelor's level degree.
Strong understanding of building systems and documentation.
Demonstrated ability to produce high quality, complete sets of drawings for complex projects.
Proficiency in software required to complete the project.
Strong communication, coordination and organization skills.
Strong presentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to lead a team of professionals and consultants to meet project objectives.
Competency in all aspects of design and documentation.
Demonstrated conceptual design skills.
Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Coordinate and supervise Project Team.
Direct and coordinate consultants as needed.
Adhere to both Cooper Carry and the Client guidelines and meet deadlines within budget for each project.
Plan and develop architectural projects.
Meet with Client and Contractor(s) to provide interpretation of contract documents.
Make design and documentation decisions using discretion and good judgement.
Assist in proposal/marketing efforts.
Strong knowledge of building codes and industry standards.
Ensure accuracy and completion of all project related tasks.
Assist the Project Manager in establishing the project budget and program development.
Lead a team to produce a complete project document set and selections that meet the design intent and client's expectations on time and within budget.
Maintain knowledge of Cooper Carry projects and resources.
Maintain base state registration and professional affiliations.
Collaborate with other studios as required to meet project objectives.
Contribute as required to the overall quality and success of the project, studio and firm.
May directly supervise Architects. Responsibilities directly involving subordinates include: training, planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and aiding in problem resolution. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Majority of time is spent in sitting position.
Ability to move throughout the office either by walking or through assisted means.
Ability to participate in site visits either by walking or through assisted means.
There are no lifting requirements for this position.
Travel to job sites or meetings is required.
Internal Number: PA VA 2021 - 2
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