Project Architect Job Description

A project architect is a licensed professional with an advanced degree who designs the structural, mechanical, and electrical systems of a building.

The project architect plays a very important role in the construction and management of all types of projects.

They oversee and approve the plans, specifications, and estimates for the project.

The architect then develops the blueprints for construction, working in collaboration with the engineers and contractors.

Project Architects also have the responsibility of ensuring that the project complies with the building code and other regulatory requirements.

The architect is also responsible for collaborating with the engineers and contractors to ensure that the project is being implemented on schedule and within budget.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Project Architect to join our team and help us with our current and future projects. The ideal candidate will have experience in all phases of architectural work, from initial concept through construction administration. If you are a motivated individual with a passion for architecture, we want to hear from you!

Project Architect Duties:

  • Develop project plans, budgets and schedules
  • Develop team plans and project scheduling
  • Experience with project scheduling software a plus
  • Coordinate and lead project meetings
  • Manage all project documentation
  • Collaborate with and evaluate all consultants and subcontractors
  • Give presentations to clients, architects, engineers, and vendors
  • Develop project plans and budgets for projects including architectural drawings, specifications, estimates, cost reports, and schedules

Project Architect Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the architectural production and meet client requirements
  • Assist with preliminary feasibility studies, master planning, and design
  • Write project plans, specifications, and related documents, and coordinate all phases of construction
  • Oversee project schedules, cost projections, and budget estimates
  • Develop renovation plans, conduct design review meetings, and ensure compliance with building codes
  • Attend preconstruction and bid meetings with contractors and vendors, and issue progress reports
  • Develop and manage a proactive communication program to keep contractors informed about project progress and conditions
  • Ensure that all work is in accordance with building codes, regulations, and plans
  • Advise on design, construction, and renovation issues
  • Update architect and other consultants on project status, plans, and procedures

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Master’s degree in architecture
  • 2+ years experience in designing, planning, and executing construction projects
  • Experience in construction detailing and specification development
  • Knowledge of building materials and methods
  • Knowledge of building codes and regulations
  • Knowledge of construction management

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to success. We are committed to building a team that is reflective of our communities and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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