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Project Architect

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Permanent position: Architectural Project Manager needed for a direct hire opportunity with a Design/Build firm located southwest of Chicago, IL. This position will have a focus on commercial, institutional, and governmental projects. Candidates must be licensed Architects, proficient in AutoDesk Revit, and have 8+ years experience. Compensation ranges from $100k-115k/yr. depending on experience.

Responsibilities for the Project Architect

  • Meet with clients to review design needs
  • Coordinate architectural information with all consultants
  • Life Safety/Code analysis
  • Develop and research new design ideas
  • Product review and research
  • Meet with industry reps and installers to figure best product and installation method for design challenges
  • Meet with code officials and building officials to review design and obtain approval
  • Lead team effort to complete project documents
  • Create architectural model, plans, details, and architectural assemblies
  • Mentor younger architects and interns in ways of architectural detailing and assemblies
  • Construction Administration
  • Review shop drawings
  • Respond to RFI's
  • Attend OAC meetings and update Owner and Contractor on status of open items and issues in question
  • Site observations and document construction progress
  • Provide field sketches to construction manager or contractor to address field issues
  • Meet with contractors on site to review field issues and resolve problems
  • Review change orders and pay applications

Requirements for the Project Architect

  • 8 -10+ years' experience with Corporate and Commercial projects
  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Architecture
  • Licensed Architect desirable
  • Past production experience in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organization, communication, technical and graphics skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Revit and AutoCad
  • Intermediate knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and 3D software
  • Experience in and readiness to lead the technical details of projects.


  • Competitive benefits, employee mentorship, a friendly work culture and a great office environment in which to work


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