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Project Architect II

Department: Studio 1
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Perkins Eastman is a global architecture and design firm guided by the belief that design can have a positive and lasting impact on peopleís lives. With more than 1,000 employees in 17 locations around the world, we collaborate seamlessly across borders, barriers, and disciplines to connect people and ideas. Whether conceiving of new workplace strategies for Fortune 500 companies, developing new healthcare models, reviving a local landmark as a boutique hotel, or helping communities become more resilient, we are united in a dedication to progressive and inventive design that enhances the human experience. If everything is design, everything we do is HUMAN BY DESIGN.

We are seeking a team member with design talent and technical acumen for immediate opportunities as a Project Architect II. This is a project leadership position with responsibility for all phases of design process from schematic design through construction administration in our Workplace/Corporate Interiors, Commercial/Mixed-Use and Higher Educations studios.

  • Leads/assists project team in development of the aesthetic and technical design and the preparation of architectural design and construction documents including drawings and specifications.

  • Collaborates with or serves as the Project Designer.

  • Develops construction documents with minimal supervision.

  • Manages drawing, BIM modeling efforts.

  • Develops, checks, and coordinates technical aspects of the project design.

  • Prepares code reviews for Building and Life Safety.

  • Coordinates with consulting engineerís documents and specifications.

  • Follows and focuses on established standards for project production and review.

  • Keeps Project Manager and Principal-in-Charge informed of progress or need for assistance.

  • Supervises and mentors assigned staff.

  • Five-year Bachelorís or Masterís degree in Architecture is required.

  • Minimum of 8 yearsí experience producing contract documents and performing construction administration services for workplace/corporate interiors, commercial/mixed-use, higher education, or healthcare.

  • Strong organizational, graphic, and written/verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated experience in and readiness to lead the technical details of projects.

  • Ability to develop, communicate and present design concepts internally and externally.

  • Experience with site planning, zoning, and real estate analysis.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects and manage project priorities.

  • Proficient in REVIT for building information modeling and 3D visualization.

  • Proficient with other data management software such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • LEED Accreditation preferred.

  • Licensure required.

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