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Project Architect - Multifamily Housing

Harley Ellis Devereaux
Los Angeles, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION
The Project Architect (PA) role requires an individual with a passion for housing across a wide spectrum from market rate to affordable to senior housing and who is familiar with the nuances and complexities of each.  This individual is nimble and enjoys applying his/her/their talents through all phases of the project, from the earliest of stages including pursuits and proposals, through the construction administration and close-out phases. HED is looking for an architect who thrives in a collaborative working environment, has strong technical and detailing skills, is a critical thinker, fluent in BIM and who possesses the leadership skills necessary to guide the architecture team and the foresight for effective coordination with project collaborators.

TYPICAL DUTIES

  • Leader and coordinator of small to large scale projects and diverse architecture teams 
  • Responsible for overall project delivery and oversight to ensure design and technical quality
  • Collaborate with engineering and other consultants.
  • Monitor staff to produce quality architectural and engineering services as defined by the HED Design Process guidelines. 
  • Mentor staff as necessary within teams to improve project performance and encourage staff professional growth
  • Direct staff and develop strategies for project delivery.
  • Responsible for the communication of design intent through documentation across schematic design to construction administration phases. 
  • Responsible for document required code research for project. 
  • Responsible for material and product research as required for project development. 
  • Schedule and participate in internal and/or external project meetings as required by scope and schedule.  
  • Coordinate with team to provide written documentation where needed.
  • Document interpretation and submittal reviews during bidding and construction administration. 
  • Prepare and monitor project status reports as required. 
  • Create and manage the project work plans and schedules
  • Establish and monitor discipline hour budgets and staffing needs with the assistance from the discipline leaders to meet the profit goals established.  
  • Schedule, coordinate and manage all required design and technical reviews through all phases of the project to meet HED expectations for quality and project performance.
  • Manage the bidding and construction administration and close-out phases in accordance with the requirements of the Owner/Architect Agreement.
  • Assist the Principal-in-Charge with the professional services proposal process and execution of the Owner/Architect and/or Sub-Consultant Agreements as required. 
  • Review invoices for conformance with work progress
  • Support Principal-in-Charge and the Business Development team in new pursuits 
  • Balance project quality with financial performance.
  • Maintain excellent project communications with clients and their representatives. Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal in Charge or Architecture Discipline Leader. 


SKILL, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree
  • Architecture license required by successfully passing the ARE. 
  • California Licensure preferred
  • Proficiency utilizing the California Building Code 
  • LEED Accredited preferred.
  • Minimum seven years' experience in A/E industry with at least five of those in housing
  • Understanding of housing funding mechanisms preferred
  • A comprehensive understanding of the coordination aspects and related requirements of all design disciplines. 
  • Experience in detailing of Types I, III, and IV 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Possess the ability to motivate and mentor staff and delegate work assignments. 
  • Proficient in BIM/Revit as well as Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Experience in Revizto, Rhino, Bluebeam, MS Project, Concept Board and Deltek preferred
  • Very detail-oriented, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and flexible. 
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations. 
  • A desire to grow, contribute and make a difference


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Capable of traveling to and from project sites for attending client, project and construction meetings. 
  • Ability to access existing and new project sites for observation, investigation and evaluation purposes. 
  • Ability to use equipment for communication and documentation purposes. 
  • Visual acuity to perform responsibilities. 


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