Architectural Project Coordinator

Wightman Benton Harbor

Job Type: Full Time/Part Time

Years Experience: 3-5

Open Date: 05/31/2018 Close Date: 09/01/2018

Wightman is looking to add to its growing architectural practice in Southwestern Michigan. Ideal candidates should desire responsibility for project production as a part of multidisciplinary teams developing municipal, commercial, educational and residential projects. The role will require the candidate to work closely with other Wightman professionals to create safe, sustainable, and enriching spaces. Wightman offers outstanding opportunities for professional development, overtime, and a very strong profit sharing incentive program.
 
 
Essential Functions
•    Prepare information regarding design, specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs, and construction schedules.
•    Consult with client to determine functional and spatial requirements
•    Coordinate activities of coworkers in preparing drawings and specification documents
•    Organize layout of project
•    Produce contract documents for permitting, bidding and building contractors
•    Coordinate engineering elements into unified design
•    Conduct periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with plans including administration of construction contracts.
•    Represent interest of client in obtaining bids and awarding construction contracts
•    Prepare operating and maintenance manuals, studies, and reports
 
Required Skills & Behaviors
•    Highly skilled in AutoCAD & Revit
•    Strong project coordination, communication & organization skills
•    Strong graphic presentation skills
•    Proficient in Adobe Suites & Microsoft office
•    Proficient in Sketchup
 
Organizational Relationships
•    Reports to Project Architects and Project Managers on projects assigned through the Architecture Studio Manager

Required Education/Experience
•    5+ years of experience in architectural production and drafting
•    3 – 5 years of architectural project coordination experience
•    Associates Degree in Architectural Technology/Design or equivalent is a minimum educational requirement
 
Preferred Education/Experience
•    Bachelor of Architecture Professional Degree or Masters
•    Licensed Architect or on track for licensure in the State of Michigan
•    Experience in sustainable design/LEED
 
Travel
•    10-25% local travel

Materials to Submit: Resume

Submit Via: hr@gowightman.com