Posted on: Sep 21st, 2018

Project Architect (Pittsburgh)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212

Overview

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. If you’re searching for a forward-thinking, ideas-based practice that is passionate about design excellence, we want to hear from you! 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
  • 7+ 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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