You’re so creative, people cheer with every pencil stroke. You’re such a great communicator, you carry a
microphone. Your clients love you so
much they take you on vacation. You
thrive on detail, you crush deadlines, and you’re such a great multi-tasker
that you’re reading this while tuning up your motorcycle. You want to lead, and reap the profits of your efforts, and work with
some of the most creative, fun and progressive people in our industry, and eat
chocolate-covered potato chips. Guess
what? We have the job for you. JLG Architects is seeking a Multi-Family
Housing Project Architect. Not just
any Project Manager, mind you. A JLGdwell Project Architect:
backbone, the brain and the heart of a project. A JLG PM coordinates the entire
multi-family/mixed use project team, leads internal and external meetings, is
the day-to-day contact for the client and keeps the budget and schedule online.
or her stuff. Engineering? Check.
Construction? Check. Codes, materials, latest design trends? Check, check, check.
Speaking of checks,a JLG PM is
responsible for the execution of the JLG Project Checklist, our tried-and-true
standards and processes guidelines.
A few more attributes of a future JLG-er:
to be an experienced designer. You
must be a registered architect with a minimum 5 years of post-graduate
experience. If your resume includes
award-winning or large-scale multi-family or mixed use projects, even better.
understand technology. You need to
be proficient in both Revit and AutoCad, and proficient in building technology.
what it means to be a leader. Your
“can-do” outlook and willingness to do what it takes garners the respect and
confidence of your peers and project team.
You stick to your budgets and schedules, period. You communicate. “Organized” is your middle name.
trust you. Your aspirations and
talents align with our need to develop the future JLGdwell practice leader.
Suit up for the first day of the rest of your life!
Summary: Manages the work of the project team to assure that the owner’s project goals are met, the documents are developed in accordance with internal and construction cost budgets and schedules, and the firm’s quality control objectives are achieved per the JLG Project Checklist and standards.
Approximately 10 years of post-graduate experience minimum, including:
Building type expertise in multi-family/mixed-use dwelling projects
Client relations/management experience
Project management experience, especially financial and schedule
Team/personnel management experience
A minimum of two professional recommendations
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Proven ability to function in all phases of project development from SD through Construction Phase
Advanced understanding of building materials and construction methods
Thorough knowledge of JLG production standards, tools and processes
Advanced knowledge of building codes
Ability to make independent decisions
Highly-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong verbal, written and graphic communication skills and an ability to work well with others
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
Serve as main point of client contact for Urban Design, Mixed-Use and Multifamily projects (JLGdwell)
Secure design phase reviews and written approvals
Maintain client’s schedule and budget parameter
Manage client expectations throughout the project, including construction phase
Approve invoices and oversee AR collections
Provide weekly or bi-weekly Project Status Report to the PIC and client for active projects. Inactive projects shall have a monthly update
Complete an Owner / Client survey at the end of construction for each project
Participate in proposal writing, especially drafting work plans
Coordinate with PIC and Staffing Coordinator to populate project team
Propose consultants, fees for approval by PIC and execute consultant contract(s)
Implement project communications plan, including roles and responsibilities for client, project team and consultants
Communicate contracted scope of work and execute contract terms to project team
Meet project profit goals through internal schedule and budget management
Provide the information to set-up and maintain the PM workbook to PM Accountant, or Project Operations Manager, including the Fee, Staff Budget, and Schedule
Gage project progress and provide Report Percent Complete
Invoicing review and approve consultants’ and other expenses
Plan and review team assignments and work plan with PIC and project team.
Schedule and administer team meetings, including technical specialists and consultants.
Work with Principal to determine role/responsibility of all project team members, especially in terms of client communication.
Review internal and construction cost budgets and schedules with Project Manager.
Confidently display a sufficient knowledge of engineering disciplines and construction practices to coordinate with consultants and contractors.
Have a clear understanding of the contracted scope of work and align the Project Checklist accordingly; Develop the project workplan to align and hold project team accountable.
Execute the project work plan using the JLG Project Checklist. o Assume direct responsibility for quality control of the project; review and approve the technical content and method of presentation of all project deliverables, following established JLG standards and processes.
Submit project checklist to Principal on a weekly basis for review and approval.
Coordinate all of the technical efforts of the team members.
Display a competent knowledge of building materials, specifications and construction techniques.
Understand the requirements of and clearly communicate with governmental agencies, building codes and zoning jurisdictions.
Hone knowledge of professional ethics applying to the practice of Architecture.
Note: assignments may include higher-level work for training/development purposes.
TARGET UTILIZATION RATE: 80%
Manage the JLG Project Checklist.
Oversee the design and technical execution of the project.
Report directly to the Principal any matters that jeopardize the success of project which cannot be resolved at intermediate levels of responsibility, including staff performance.
Participate in 360 degree employee review process, providing accurate and meaningful feedback especially as it relates to the JLG organizational structure.
Willingness to do what it takes
Sense of ownership and responsibility
Design experience and capacity
Schedule and budget control
Communication – project team, PIC, consultants, and clients, and other stakeholders