Project Architect – Architecture


Firm Name: 
BOKA Powell
Contact Email: 
URL: 
www.bokapowell.com

Location: Austin

 

We are currently seeking a Project Architect to join our team in our Austin office.  The position will participate in a diverse range of project types including Corporate, Higher Education, High-density Urban Housing, and Hospitality.  We specialize in large, complex, sustainable, urban-infill projects for clients that value design and expect a high level of service. Our office offers a design-focused, supportive, and encouraging environment with opportunities for growth and advancement. We believe our employees are the cornerstone of our success and provide a workspace, culture and benefits that support a healthy work-life balance.  Please submit resumes to careers@bokapowell.com EOE

At BOKA Powell, the Project Architect shares the design and production leadership role with a Project Manager and Project Designer with the primary responsibility to implement the design intent of the project into a comprehensive set of construction documents. The Project Architect is involved early in the design process through construction administration as the primary technical expert for the team.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in producing construction documents for commercial projects.
  • Licensure required.
  • Bachelor’s or Masters’ degree in architecture from an accredited college or university.
  • Demonstrated work experience on large commercial projects.
  • Experience in Corporate, Hospitality, Multifamily project types a plus.
  • Ability to draw/produce documents in Revit.

Responsibilities

  • Primarily responsible for the technical and production aspects of projects from the Design Development phase through Construction Administration.
  • Guide design team through the construction documentation process, check for code compliance, coordinate with consultants/contractors, and develop construction details.
  • Coordinate the production of project specifications (we have a dedicated in-house spec writer).
  • Assist in the Design Control/Construction Administration phase of the various projects.
  • Contribute to and maintain firm-wide documentation procedures and standards.
  • Support project management in staffing, fee estimating, and scheduling.
  • Conceive, design, and prepare working drawings for new or modified structures.
  • Must perform a variety of complicated problem-solving tasks.
  • Responsible for daily supervision of design and technical development of projects.
  • Prepare suggestions to Project Manager for staffing requirements and production to keep project performance on track.
  • Develop effective client relationships while bringing projects to fruition
  • Keep design support team productive and efficient in production of the project.
  • Responsible for check set review and code compliance review of assigned projects.
  • Work with contractors to price, bid, and construct projects.
  • Responsible for “micro-marketing” daily by effectively delivering firm services to clients, contractors, subcontractors, and allied professionals.