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Project Architect

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CITY, STATE, ZIP Bakersfield, CA 93301
CONTACT PHONE 6614894955

Job Information

JOB TITLE Project Architect
SALARY Based on Experience

Job Description

 The Project Architect plans, coordinates, directs and is
      responsible for managing awarded architecture projects as well as
      conducting research and creating budgets for potential projects
      ensuring that the clients and company goals and objectives are
      accomplished within prescribed quality, time and budget

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
      • Participates in preparing proposals and presentations to
      clients.  Maintains external relationships with clients,
      potential clients, consulting engineers and contractors.
      • Plans, organizes/manages, leads and controls multiple
      architectural projects at the same time.
      • Responsible for creating, monitoring and updating project
      budget and schedule including management of client agreements,
      agreement changes and project billing.
      • Manages, directs coordination and monitors consultant
      services including management of consultant agreements, agreement
      changes and payments.
      • Understands and coordinates code, environmental and safety
      • Prepares and/or directs all phases of project including
      document creation regarding design, specifications, materials,
      color, equipment, estimated costs, constructability and
      construction administration.
      • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and
      evaluation of the project team
      • Mentors or coaches staff including Arch. Dept. Coordinator,
      Job Captain and Architectural Project Manager positions.

Job Requirements 

  Knowledge required:
      • Design – Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and
      principles involved in production of precision architectural
      • Building and Construction – Knowledge of materials,
      methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of
      buildings / facilities.
      • Customer and Personal Service – Knowledge of principles and
      processes for providing customer and personal services.  This
      includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for
      services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
      • English Language – Knowledge of the structure and content
      of the English language including the meaning and spelling of
      words, rules of composition, and grammar.
      • Administration and Management – Knowledge of business and
      management principles involved in strategic planning, resource
      allocation,  leadership technique, production methods, and
      coordination of people and resources.
      • Law and Government – Have a detailed knowledge and correct
      application of building codes and regulations governing
      • Computers and Electronics – Working knowledge of
      companies’ computer software, including Bluebeam, PCMX,
      Procore, P6, Microsoft Project, Word and Excel.
      • Economics and Accounting – Knowledge of economic and
      accounting principles as applied to the practice of architecture
      in analysis and reporting of project financial data.

      Job Skills
      • Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify
      the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions,
      conclusions or approaches to problems.
      • Operations Analysis – Analyzing needs and product
      requirements to create a design.
      • Complex Problem Solving – Identifying complex problems and
      reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and
      implement solutions.
      • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other
      people are saying, taking time to understand the points being
      made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at
      inappropriate times.
      • Monitoring – Monitoring/Assessing performance of self,
      other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take
      corrective action.
      • Coordination – Adjusting actions in relation to others
      • Time Management – Manages a fair workload, prioritizes
      tasks, develops good work procedures, meets commitments, and
      manages one’s own time and the time of others well.
      • Presentation Skills - Ability to comfortably and convincingly
      present information and articulately respond to non-scripted
      questions from clients and/or potential clients.
      • Quality – Attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to
      excellence, looks for improvement opportunities, monitors quality
      levels, finds root causes and is accountable for problems.

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