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Project Architect (CHI 18204) in Oak Brook, IL at Middough Inc.

Date Posted: 9/18/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Oak Brook, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Project Architect 
The Project Architect is responsible for directing an architectural design team in development of smaller, architectural-based projects throughout the entire project cycle from initial concept through successful completion.  The Project Architect manages the organization, control, integration and completion of a design only project or the design portion of a design/construct project to ensure that the goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with the scope, budget and schedule conditions as established by the terms of the contract. The Project Architect is also responsible for coordination with necessary support disciplines with respect to the development of the project. The Project Architect demonstrates the ability to apply advanced architectural principles, theories and concepts of design and develops creative, cost effective solutions to complex building designs.
Essential Functions: 
  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting and coordinating the design, technical and management interface on assigned projects.
  • Develops and monitors project engineering schedules, budgets, and forecasts including Middough Work Process tools.
  • Reviews project/architectural deliverables for compliance with accepted design principles, company standards and customer contract specifications.
  • Develops and maintains monthly project status reports and executes engineering change authorization (ECA), as required.
  • Works directly with client to market, scope, estimate and execute architectural-based single and multi-discipline consulting work on a continuous basis.
Skills and Qualifications: 
  • 8+ years of architectural experience
  • Experience in Industrial, Laboratory, Higher Education or Public sector work a plus
  • Accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture
  • Professional architectural registration
  • Generates drawings from BIM and/or CAD software.
  • LEED AP credentials a plus
  • NCARB certification a plus
  • Construction document preparation including comprehensive construction administration
  • Working knowledge of applicable codes and standards
  • Experience with and general knowledge of contract and liability issues
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Physical Demands:
The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this job, the employee will:
  • frequently be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs and ladders, balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls;
  • frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.  
In addition:
  • Overtime may be necessary as workload’s dictate. This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays.
  • May require occasional overnight travel to another client location/facility or the home office.
  • Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply.
  • When working outside Middough’s office, appropriate safety training and safety equipment will be provided by Middough and/or Client, as required.
Middough Inc. does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e. H-1B) to work lawfully in the US.
Middough Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of diversity and actively recruits minority, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.