• Project Manager/Project Architect

    Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
    Job ID
    2018-1047
    Category
    Practice
  • Overview

    LS3P

    LS3P is seeking bright, ambitious individuals to join our team. With over 50 years of design excellence in diverse projects across the Southeast and beyond, we offer exciting opportunities for staff to develop career and personal goals within a fast-paced, inspiring, and professional environment.

     

    We are currently seeking a Project Manager/Project Architect.

     

    ENR has just released its annual Top Design Firms list for 2018, and LS3P's rankings are impressive on all counts.

     

    • LS3P to 177th overall (up from 200 in 2017) in the National Top 500 Design Firms
    • 14th in architecture-only firms
    • 18th on the Southeast list
    • Number 1 of firms based in the Southeast

    Please see the rankings here: National Top 500 Design Firms

    Responsibilities

     

    Successful candidates will be passionate about design; detail-oriented; efficient; devoted to quality output; able to work independently, as well as in a team environment; possess the organizational skills to prioritize tasks and handle multiple deadlines; has excellent communication skills, a thorough knowledge of relevant codes, operations, processes and trends, a demonstrated ability to mentor and manage teams, foster and nurture Client relationships.  Responsibilities will include leading in a team environment within the office and firm, in addition with our Project Managers, Project Architects, Interior Designers, and Intern Architects on active production projects as well as contributing to other design and marketing efforts undertaken by the firm.  As such, you will play an integral part in overall client satisfaction, design quality and profitability of all projects undertaken that contribute to the firm’s strategic priorities.

     

    Qualifications

     

    This role is fully responsible for managing all phases and aspects of small to midsize projects, coordinating all administrative and technical Project efforts to bring the scope of work to completion in the most efficient and cost-effective ways ensuring Client satisfaction. 

    • Prepares strategic plans, serves as the primary contact with Clients
    • Responsible for contract negotiations, billing, AR, performing close-out and archiving duties for Projects
    • Actively manages budgets, schedules and programs, including team assignments, estimating fees, determining scope of work, and proposal preparation
    • Responsible for facilitating and sealing contract documents as the Architect in Responsible Charge, coordinating and obtaining the sign-off from quality assurance and studio and | client leadership for all required tasks
    • May function as the internal design team lead
    • Collaborates closely with Project Architect to facilitate internal design team leadership
    • Provides oversight, monitoring of work and mentoring of team members

     

    A licensed Architect, with 6-8+ years of experience in architecture strongly preferred.  NC Registered Architect or ability to become NC Registered Architect within 6-months of hire

     

    Additional skills sets required:

    • Strong team ethic and ability to work in a Team environment;
    • Ability to interact professionally with office leadership, clients, consultants, and construction professionals;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
    • Design, graphic, and presentation skills;
    • Ability to self-manage project assignments from start to finish without oversight;
    • Ability to direct and motivate work efforts of others and handle stressful situations;
    • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills;
    • Ability to manage / work on multiple projects concurrently;
    • Understanding of the design, procurement, and construction processes;
    • Technical production skills and ability to effectively produce design and construction documents.
    • Understanding of relevant codes such as local zoning ordinances, state building codes, ANSI 117.1, IBC, etc.;
    • Experience with on-site construction phase services;
    • Understanding of sustainable material selection for LEED compliance.
    • Proficiency in REVIT in practice; 3D visualization with REVIT, SketchUp or comparable visualization software preferred

    A cover letter, resume with salary history and salary expectations and portfolio is required.

     

    Work Environment

    Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting.

     

    Physical Demands

    This position requires sufficient physical ability, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform work in an office setting; which includes, extensive employee contact, frequent interruptions, the ability to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time, to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist, to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight, to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard, to verbally communicate to exchange information, to travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation, to verbally communicate to exchange information with or without accommodation, to see in the normal visual range with or without correction, and can hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

     

    Reasonable Accommodation

    Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.

     

    Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

     

    LS3P recognizes the value of diversity and inclusion in our workplace.  We are committed to equal opportunity and believe that inclusivity benefits us all.  We actively seek and consider all qualified employment applications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexual preference, partnership status, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions and protected veteran status, status of participation in the U.S. Armed Services, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. 

     

    Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage. LS3P is an Equal Opportunity Employer, an e-Verify Employer and committed to Affirmative Action. 

     

    LS3P encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and members or veterans of the U.S. Armed Services to apply.

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