Project Architect


Firm Name: 
Steinberg Hart - Austin Office
URL: 
www.steinberghart.com


Firm Profile:

For over 65 years, Steinberg Hart has been shaping environments and creating inspiring places through an idea driven, results-oriented approach to design. The firm’s team of architects, designers, planners and sustainability experts share the belief that design can create profound and unexpected connections between people and place.

With a focus in arts, education, residential, urban mixed-use, hospitality, civic, and commercial office projects, the full-service architecture firm creates environments that sculpt space to shape lives in subtle and empowering ways. From the foundation established in 1953 by Silicon Valley architecture pioneer Goodwin Steinberg, FAIA, through Rob Steinberg’s years of guidance, and now under the leadership of David Hart, AIA, Steinberg Hart has built a progressive portfolio of award-winning projects spanning multiple continents and diverse sectors.

Overall Responsibilities: A licensed Architect responsible for guiding design teams through the design and technical development and refinement of projects and managing all technical documentation through each phase of construction.

Responsibilities

  • Bring skill and innovation to design, production drawings and construction documents for compliance with design intent, building systems, construction detailing and coordination with specifications.
  • Keep records of design decisions pertaining to selection of materials, detailing methodology and maintain project manual.
  • Develop solutions through technical and design refinement.
  • Conduct on-site observations and prepare observation reports.
  • Conduct project close-out efforts including punch lists, certificate of occupancy, and certificate of substantial completion.
  • Responsible for managing all technical documentation such as proposal requests, change orders and revisions to project scope through all phases of construction.
  • Direct relationship on some projects with client in scoping project, developing proposals, negotiating services, and other project needs related to the success of the project.
  • Function in the role of project leader, manage small teams, and handle some project management tasks such as staffing, fee estimating and scheduling.
  • Regularly meet with the Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager to provide insight on project status and project details that contribute to the project’s success.
  • Any supervision and guidance required by Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager is primarily from overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters.
  • Represent the Firm by actively participating in external professional organizations, market-specific organizations and conferences, and social functions.

Requirements

  • Minimum five (5) years of progressive experience in technical and design production.
  • Ability to demonstrate full knowledge of industry practices and a proven track record of quality control on progressively more complex and diverse assignments.
  • Substantial experience in construction document preparation and field observation, knowledge of building materials, specifications and construction techniques.
  • Solid experience in dealing with governmental agencies and building/zoning codes and appropriate knowledge of engineering disciplines to evaluate and coordinate work done by consultants.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as time management skills.
  • Solid judgment based on precedent and policy in the development of a recommended course of action.
  • Understanding of risk management elements in all phases of the project.
  • Thorough understanding of sustainable practices and industry standards.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer software:
  • Building Information Modeling: Revit 2016 or later
  • Rendering: 3D Studio Max, Maxwell Render, Twinmotion, or Enscape
  • Modeling: SketchUp or Rhino
  • AutoCAD 2016 or later
  • Microsoft Office
  • A degree in Architecture, preferable at the graduate level, related field or equivalent experience required. LEED AP preferred, Architecture license required, California preferred.
  • Current affiliation and/or membership in local, state, or national industry organization(s) is a plus.

Pay/Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability, paid PTO and holidays, as well as 401(k) matching, profit sharing and annual performance bonus opportunities.

Steinberg Hart is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, genetics, or arrest/conviction records.

To Apply:

Submit your resume and portfolio on the careers page at www.steinberghart.com.