Hoefer Wysocki Architecture Project Architect, Higher Education in Dallas, Texas
The Project Architect will lead the technical design of Higher Education projects from schematic design through construction to maintain standards of excellence. Technical design responsibilities include drawing documentation, specifications, consultant coordination and construction administration including shop drawings, submittals and contractor coordination / direction as required.
Support, direct, and mentor staff in a team building atmosphere where personal agendas and preferences are set aside and all team members work collaboratively
Collaborate with consultants, contractors and owners in a proactive, integrated project delivery process throughout all project phases including design, construction and post-occupancy to achieve client and project goals
Coordinate and manage project team, ensuring individual assignments are achieved in support of project requirements
Maintain knowledge of the scope, schedule, budget and status of all assigned projects
Develop and maintain client confidence in our staff and operations by maintaining a high level of professionalism, accountability, and performance
Conduct architectural studies, develop design concepts and design criteria, and prepare reports, calculations, and detailed design and construction documents
Conduct preliminary field surveys, develop designs and drafts preliminary plans project
Assist in developing statements of probable cost
Participate in presentation of plans and documents to governing and permitting authorities for land use, zoning and permit approvals
Observe the inspection of construction projects while in progress and upon completion for adherence to plans and specifications; advise contractors on the interpretation of the plans and specifications
Prepare material, write construction specifications and prepare detailed construction documents
Ensure quality assurance program is initiated and adhered to through the life of the project
Maintain current knowledge of local, state and federal guidelines and codes and their implementation.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent in education or experience. 5-10 years of experience in architectural practice as a project architect with Higher Education project experience is required.
Certifications/Licenses/Registrations: Architectural registration required with current license, NCARB registration desired and LEED Green Associate Accreditation desired.
Qualifications/Skills: Candidate must be proficient in Revit, Microsoft Office and AutoCAD. NewForma and Deltek Vision a plus. Must have excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills, ability to work effectively in a team atmosphere, and meet deadlines. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be detail oriented and able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Great leadership, decision making, delegation, and mentoring skills
Ability to provide high quality, responsive design solutions and documentation for construction in a variety of styles with a proven ability to provide exceptional client service
Self-motivated and with a strong work ethic and personally driven to consistently meet project design and performance goals
Ability to work independently as well as with various disciplines and types of people and committed to being an effective, contributing team player
External Company Name: Hoefer Wysocki Architects, LLC
External Company URL: www.hwa.net