Posted on: Jan 19th, 2021

Project Architect (Pittsburgh)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212

Overview

At DesignGroup, you can expect to make a difference through your work, to have a direct impact on the achievement of a meaningful mission, to significantly advance your career, and to have ample space for fun and balance in your daily life. We know that our mission requires incredible talent, mutual respect, a collaborative approach and teamwork – all of which are incredibly important things to us.

DesignGroup has an opening in its office at Nova Place, on the North Shore of Pittsburgh. We are seeking a Project Architect to join our team.

 

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

 

Why DesignGroup?

DesignGroup has numerous, award-winning projects located throughout the United States. DesignGroup's work is unmistakable, with a balance of stunning contemporary architecture, thoughtful renovations and sustainable building practices. Civic responsibility is integral to DesignGroup’s philosophy; beyond bricks and mortar, the firm is deeply involved in community organizations and its design principals are recognized as thought leaders in design.

 

If you are looking for a:

  • Innovative and growing firm
  • Creative fun environment
  • Comprehensive total benefits package including:
    • Health & wellness programs 
    • 401(k) plans with company match
    • Flexible work schedule 
    • ½ day on Fridays
    • Professional education and career development
  • And more

 

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Qualifications

  • Registered Architect minimum
  • 5+ years’ experience in and commitment to healthcare
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Adobe Suite, and REVIT
  • Strong design, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate design ideas through freehand sketching and rendering
  • Demonstrate strong organizational, time management, presentation skills and attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of building construction methods and materials and MEP systems
  • Knowledge of healthcare specific design and equipment requirements
  • Strong conceptual thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks without immediate and constant supervision
  • Skill in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented, as well as communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing
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