Senior Project Architect
BKV Group / Chicago, IL
ABOUT THE COMPANYEstablished in 1978, BKV Group is an established leader in architecture, engineering, interior design, and landscape architecture. Our multi-disciplinary firm consistently ranks as one of the top design firms with a portfolio that includes multiple award-winning projects. BKV Group strives to develop creative, innovative solutions that meet our client’s goals & realize their vision. Our primary market sectors include multifamily housing and development, corporate and hospitality, government, and education.
ABOUT THE JOBSUMMARY Supports the overall coordination of the planning, design, and production of projects. Works closely with the Project Manager to maintain team communications throughout the entire process. Fulfils role by performing the following duties: Primary Responsibilities: Includes the following and other duties may be assigned. • Consults with the Project Manager to determine functional and spatial requirements of new structure or renovation, and prepares information regarding design, specifications, materials, color and equipment. • Plans layout of project and integrates engineering elements into unified design for client review and approval. • Prepares project plans (scaled drawings) using computer assisted design software and equipment. • Administers construction contracts and conducts periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with plans. • Works with Project Manager and other team members to prepare client communications and maintain appropriate records and files on assigned projects. • Maintains a free flow of communications with the PM and other staff members relative to the team activities on assigned projects. • Directs activities of staff engaged in preparing drawings and specification documents. • Performs as document coordinator with Architecture, Interior Design and Engineering staff in the input of data on assigned projects. • Receives project direction from the Project Manager.
REQUIREMENT FOR APPLICANTSJob Requirements: • Must have four years’ college or university degree; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Masters Degree and Professional license preferred. • 8 to 12 years related experience. • Must be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking the English language. • Must have ability to write reports and business correspondence. Excellent organizational and time management skills. • Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, and the general public. • Must be proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, and Microsoft Office Suite. EOE
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