Project Architect

Location Dallas
Salary: 100000 to 110000
Contact name: Caleb Lahue

Contact email: clahue@vtxsolutions.com
Job ref: 680
Published: 5 months ago

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Assists in the planning, organization, and directing of the work throughout the life cycle of the project.

  • Engages in the development of a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats.

  • Utilizes BIM technologies in development of three dimensional models of buildings and their components.

  • Participates in design critiques and pin-ups.

  • Interprets and applies building codes and requirements of other regulatory agencies.

  • Prepares and revises documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections and details.

  • Participates in bidding and negotiation phase and prepare addenda.

  • Reviews shop drawings and submittals, responds to RFIs, prepares site observation reports and other contract administration tasks.

  • Leads project coordination and meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner, contractor and sub-contractors.

  • Participates in client project requirement meetings and value analysis and basic cost estimating.

  • Assists in the preparation of the project specifications. Coordination of specs with construction documents.

  • Participates in constructability review.

  • Conducts quality assurance and quality control on own projects.

  • Prepares and ensures that work conforms to project budget, schedule, and overall work planning.

Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Requisite knowledge and application of accessibility codes, applicable building codes.

  • Detailed understanding of all phases of architectural document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • General knowledge of building construction systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards.

  • Ability to conduct space planning, block planning and adjacencies in coordination with building program.

  • To develop floor plans, wall sections, and details.

  • To check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • To participate and collaborate in a project team setting through all phases of architectural document production.

  • To engage in creative and critical thought.

  • To hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.

  • To interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material.

  • To communicate abstract ideas (verbal/written).

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD, Abobe Creative Suite, SketchUP, Newforma, Sefaira and Bluebeam.

Education And Experience

  • Master’s degree in Architecture or bachelor’s degree in support of licensure criteria

  • Registered Architect in Texas

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience, 10 years preferred

  • Architectural experience in education a plus

  • LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred.