Project Architect Job Description

Project Architect Job Description

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Project architect provides technical architectural services related to building maintenance, remolding, building additions and new building construction for all County departments.

Project Architect Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Coordination with LDI and client during all phases to ensure production of contract documents are aligned with design intent
Full coordination between teams and projects
Resolution of complex technical and design issues as they arise
Main contact for coordination between teams, consultants and clients
Responsible for ensuring that production of construction documents are in concert with design intent, within project schedules
Interface with GCI permitting officials during the permitting and construction phases of the project
Works with the team in developing site and building design alternatives
Work with the technical director to lead the technical team and consultants to ensure that construction documents accurately interpret the intended design
Review and determine scopes of work from consultants
Resolve complex technical and design issues with the team to produce innovative technical/constructible solutions

Project Architect Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Project Architect

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: LEED, NCARB, ITIL, SAP, PMP, NCIDQ, CPQ, II, SME, CISSP

Education for Project Architect

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the project architect job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Architecture, Design, Education, Entrepreneurship, Interior Design, Technical, Engineering, Graduate, Science, School of Design

Skills for Project Architect

Desired skills for project architect include:

Building codes
Architectural building systems
Standards and building structures
Integrated design and LEED guidelines
Sustainability
Building construction
Standards
Building structures
Construction methodology
Manufacturer-supplier appropriateness

Desired experience for project architect includes:

Computer skills should include AutoCad, Illustrator, Photoshop, SketchUp
Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu, Excel, SketchUp and other 3D sketch software, MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite
Bachelors degree in Architecture plus a minimum of 5 years of related experience
Serve as a subject matter expert on specialized systems and continued involvement in the technical CADD aspects of project design, delivery
Serves as a SME on specialized systems and continued involvement in the technical CADD aspects of project design, delivery
Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Architecture

Project Architect Examples

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Project Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a project architect. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for project architect
  • Development of space plans, pricing plans
  • Facilitate (correspondence, meetings...) resolution of technical issues between the System and the Customer
  • Establish volumetric requirements and performance goals
  • Making sure the architecture is not only right for operations but also for deployment and sustainment
  • Prepares and modifies architectural documents, elevations, sections, details, as directed by others utilizing AutoCAD and Revit Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Assist in developing project scope, plan, and services and during the contract process
  • Provide technical leadership and documentation coordination including development of design drawings, technical documentation, and leading project team assignments
  • Direct production of schematic, design development and construction documents
  • Maintain contact with clients, consultants, and contractors
  • Shopping centre experience is ideal or experience working on large scale commercial projects
Qualifications for project architect
  • Licensed as a registered architect in Texas
  • Licensed as a Registered Architect in CA required
  • Advanced knowledge of the design process, construction documentation, construction administration
  • Good knowledge of sustainable building design
  • Understands project management process and can apply project management software skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and verbal, listening and writing skills including client presentation skills
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Project Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of project architect. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for project architect
  • Experience of putting programs and schedules together
  • Experience managing external design consultants
  • Previous experience managing a sizeable team
  • Communicate effectively with supervisors and peers
  • Communicate regularly to upper management and the project team with updates, for example, of the status of each project, potential issues on site, changes in schedule or budget
  • Responsible for the development of a project, working with a design director or project manager
  • Responsible for client contact and communicating goals and responsibilities to the project team
  • Demonstrates understanding of the architectural design process and integration of design concepts with ability to develop design element components
  • Thinks and designs three-dimensionally with advance creative and conceptual skills
  • Integrates graphic communications and brand messaging into the built environment
Qualifications for project architect
  • Experienced in all phases of project design, construction documentation and construction materials
  • Ability to direct, mentor and coordinate work efforts of project team
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture plus 5-7 years of related experience required
  • 5 relevant project experience (mid-large level corporate, sports, aviation, or hospitality) preferred
  • Bachelors degree in Architecture plus 5-7 years of related experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant project experience (aviation or sports projects) preferred
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Project Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of project architect. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for project architect
  • Contributes to the strategic and creative development of efforts for new business development
  • Coordination with designers, design manger, consultants, contractor and client during all phases to ensure production of contract documents are aligned with design intent
  • Responsible for code compliancy as it relates to ADA and Life Safety in relation to planning and documentation
  • Ensures that a technical solution consistent with the program and design is properly developed and produced
  • Based on designs, open tickets / service requests for build and operations teams to develop and build servers
  • Preparing reports, plans, drawings, and related documents
  • Assist Regional manager in profit center financials
  • Works closely with the project designer and manager in planning and implementing all work processes
  • Reviews project drawings and assists in establishing and maintaining dimensional control
  • Responsible for ensuring the overall design intent of the project established by the Project Designer is incorporated into the detailed documentation
Qualifications for project architect
  • Knowledge of project design and construction document production and construction materials, techniques and principles
  • Intermediate knowledge of design production techniques including Revit (required) or AutoCAD
  • BA/BS or BArch is required
  • 10 - 15 years of relevant experience as a technical project architect
  • BS Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline
  • For this level it is required at least 10 years of experience working on signaling projects as a sub-system or system engineer
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Project Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a project architect. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for project architect
  • Works with Specification Writer to develop specifications and is responsible for coordination of drawings and specifications
  • Checks completed reports, plans, estimates and calculations for accuracy
  • Supervises preparation of technical drawings by other less senior level architects or technicians
  • Performs as team leader on certain projects
  • Supervises preparation of technical drawings by other less senior level staff
  • Responsible for ensuring the overall design intent of the project established by the Sr
  • Manage project team and deliverables
  • Manage client relationships through project delivery
  • Assist in developing the project budget
  • Collaborate with firm management to ensure appropriate staffing of project teams
Qualifications for project architect
  • 10+ years of experience in design or management of large, complex building projects, including 2+ years of experience in designing or managing Airport Terminal projects and tenant improvement projects
  • Self-starter who is comfortable with taking initiative
  • Ability to take on additional tasks as the project requires
  • Familiarity with CADD and BIM programs as necessary
  • 5 relevant project experience (mid-large level corporate, sports, aviation, and/or hospitality) preferred
  • Proficient collaboration skill
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Project Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of project architect. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for project architect
  • Manage project lifecycle from schematic design through construction administration
  • Complete development and management of Construction Documents (SD, DD, CD)
  • Work directly with Design Lead Sr
  • Provide project execution and leadership in various building types
  • Proficiency in Architectural Design, Code Analysis and detailing
  • Effective coordination and communication skills
  • Production and coordination of Project Construction Documents
  • Provide marketing, sales support and presentations, as needed
  • Candidate will manage various projects including interior renovations, consolidations, interior build outs, interior space planning, move management (MAC), and architectural layouts
  • Coordination with LDI, consultants, client during all phases to ensure production of contract documents are aligned with design intent
Qualifications for project architect
  • Experience across a variety of waterfall based projects ($5M plus and management of complex work packages and deliverables to support their delivery) in either high level design or architecture roles or with significant relevant business context in other related roles
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture or closely related field
  • Provide day to day management of the project office, delegating work to staff and coordinating the documentation to ensure the timely delivery of documentation packages to Construction
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an architectural practice
  • Licensed or registered architect required
  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Architecture or related field

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