Posted on: Aug 8th, 2022

Project Architect - Healthcare (Pittsburgh)

Pittsburgh, PA 15212


We are seeking a registered Architect with HealthCare experience to join our team. If you’re searching for a forward-thinking, ideas-based practice that is passionate about people and design excellence, we want to hear from you!

DesignGroup, an architecture and design firm, has an opening in its office at Nova Place, on the North Shore of Pittsburgh. We are innovative, progressive, and full of possibilities.

What will we ask you to do? 

  • Collaborate with the Project Designer, Interior Designer, and/or Planner to develop construction documents that accomplish the design intent.
  • Collaborate with the Specification Writer to ensure that the technical requirements of the project are accomplished.
  • Coordinate quality reviews with other Project Architects
  • Provides leadership (both client and internal DG team) for documentation for healthcare projects.
  • Lead owner/user meetings, particularly in the Design Development phase, to ensure the requirements of the project have been included in the construction documents and properly coordinated
  • Code review and coordination with various code officials to ensure approvals
  • Collaboration and coordination with Engineers, Builders (CM’s, GC’s, Developers, Owner’s Representatives, etc.)
  • Collaboration and coordination with equipment vendors for proper and timely installation
  • Review Shop Drawing and determine if meet approval standards.
  • Construction Administration

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct the work of Intern-Architects and Project Architect Assistants (PAA)

Why DesignGroup?

  • We are People that care about People
  • Creative, Collaborative, and Fun Environment
  • Comprehensive total benefits package including:
    • Health & Wellness Programs 
    • 401(k) plans with company match
    • Flexible and Hybrid Work Schedules 
    • ½ day on Fridays
  • Professional Education
  • Career Development
  • And more

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  • Registered Architect with minimum 5 years experience
  • BIM (Revit) and Microsoft Office proficiency required
  • In-depth knowledge of architectural practice; in particular, project schedules, construction cost, constructability, and construction coordination with a bias for quality
  • Solid understanding of building construction methods and materials
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents such as codes and contracts
  • Knowledge of healthcare specific design and equipment requirements
  • Strong conceptual thinking and problem solving skills
  • Unselfish team player: communicates/shares information in an open and timely manner
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks without immediate and constant supervision
  • Skilled in negotiation of critical issues
  • Business acumen to understand the implications of decisions and the demand for profitability
  • Ability to establish and maintain long-term client relationships
  • Ability to speak in front of potential clients in a marketing interview
  • Superior customer service
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