A Project Manager has overall project management responsibility for multiple projects and project teams. They oversee all aspects of the design and construction process of a building project, from developing and reviewing plans to making sure a project meets aesthetic, environmental, zoning, and building standards. They are the main liason to the client and is in charge of putting together or assisting the Senior Project Manager/Studio Director in creating the project schedule and budget. Responsible for the coordination of all project effort, administrative and technical, to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects. Collaborates with Senior Designer or Senior Designer on design studies and evaluation of design proposals.
8 -12 years minimum experience
This position will work with our Culver City, CA studio but can be done remotely while our offices maintain limited occupancy due to COVID-19.
1. Assist the Senior Project Manager / Studio Director in writing project contracts 2. Assist the Senior Project Manager / Studio Director in soliciting RFPs from multi-disciplinary consultants 3. Responsible for keeping track of all project deliverables in conjunction with the contract and stay within budget 4. The Project manager oversee designs to meet client specifications, create and propose budget and time estimations, and act as an intermediary between client and the project team. He/she must also write reports and/or update the project schedule so as to keep the client informed about the status of the project 5. Must be able to implement the basis of design and specs provided by the client by coordinating with the project team and spec writer 6. Able to review consultant drawings for Quality Assurance and Quality Control 7. Proficient and have a solid understanding of building construction and the different components 8. Able to collaborate and resolve multi-disciplinary consultant issues without compromising the design 9. Able to review drawings for Quality Assurance and Quality Control 10. Able to implement and review drawings in conjunction with the specific standards inherent to the studio 11. Ensures drawings meet the design intent 12. Ensures the drawings are fully coordinated 13. Able to delegate tasks and oversee the work of team members, providing support and guidance as needed
14. Must assess available resources, develop and follow a schedule and budget, and stay in close contact with all members of the project team to provide clear direction 15. Demonstrate project leadership by mentoring project architects and/or project coordinators throughout the process 16. Able to monitor project progress according to contract scope and deliverables 17. Work with Senior Designer or Senior Design Manager to resolve design issues with creative and practical solutions
SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS:
1. 8 -12 years minimum experience 2. Proficient and/or knowledgeable in Revit and ACAD process & implementation 3. Experience in construction administration 4. Experience working with different jurisdictional agencies 5. Experience in implementing zoning, planning, and building codes and standards 6. Strong leadership, organization, and communication skills 7. Ability to lead and collaborate with the project team within the studio 8. Able to manage multiple priorities and multiple projects simultaneously 9. Licensed Architect 10. Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture 11. Ability to work cooperatively with others
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: Medical, dental, and long-term disability insurance is offered to full-time employees. SD pays 100% of the above employee’s insurance! We also offer the opportunity to contribute to our 401k plan.
ShubinDonaldson considers itself not just an Architectural Firm, but a high tech creative company with a creative studio atmosphere where experimentation is encouraged, while maintaining a pragmatic budget and schedule discipline necessary to effectively work with other businesses. This provides a creative tension that leads to imaginative breakthrough solutions in use of materials, signage, architectural graphics and workstations