locationsSan Jose, Costa Ricatime typeFull timeposted onPosted 30+ Days Agojob requisition idR-9772Your RoleAs a Project Architect you will need to coordinate with a team of consultants to deliver architectural projects. Leverage your industry experience and technical insight to drive client projects from concept through build. You need to actively participate in all phases of the project phases including documentation and construction administration. Innovative thinking balanced with ability to present real-world technical solutions to new design challenges. Must thrive with personal responsibility and accountability but embody and embrace open communication and team-oriented success.What You Will DoManage all phases of projects, from project documentation set-up and construction administration.Manage project scheduling, budgets, and set-up with clients, sub-contractors, vendors and consultants. Management of related costs by supervising project developments and skills in clash detection with digital tools. Guarantee the delivery of the architectural and/or technical aspects of a project.Provide project team coordination, specification, and material selections required for construction.Resolution of complex technical and design issues as they arise during document preparation and construction administrationManage a range of project team sizes, comprised of consultants, project architects, interior designers and job captainsPreparing and ensuring accuracy of technical documentsParticipating in preconstruction phases, RFIs and value engineering.Participating in the construction administration of project assignments, including quality control and submittal reviews, Working with consultants, contractors, fabricators and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectivesProduce architectural drawingConduct site inspectionsManage client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape civil consultants and/or involved parties.Support communication between project team, clients, vendors, contractors, consultants, and building and permitting officialsProvide technical guidance and innovative solutions to resolve complex technical and design challengesReview technical documents to ensure accuracyOversee the construction administration of project assignments with focus on managing design intent and quality control. Ability to maintain design integrity, construction quality and supervision of materials that meet international standardsLead coordination with contractors, fabricators and regulatory agencies to ensure constructed project meets overall project objectivesAble to perceive or prevent risks in any part of the processOther assigned responsibilities.Your QualificationsBachelor of Architecture or foreign equivalent8+ years of experience in the profession of architectural designProficiency in REVIT, Sketch Up, and construction administration softwares.100% bilingual English/Spanish, well written with excellent verbal communication skillsWorking knowledge of national and international building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures Mid-scale to large construction experienceExperience with the entire project lifecycle, through post-occupancyStrong leadership, communication and relationship management skillsConstruction documentation and/or design detail development experienceAbility to handle difficult situations with tact, grace and emotional intelligenceExperience leading, managing and mentoring multiple project teamsProven fiscal accountability and responsibility on various project typesMust have the ability to maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationshipsExcellent analytical and problem-solving skillsStrong organizational skillsLife at GenslerAt Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include subsidized health and life insurance, profit sharing, annual bonus, LinkedIn learning, holiday observance, additional PTO days every 5 years and employee assistance programs.As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.
Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 52 locations across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Gensler designers strive to make the places people live, work, and play more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.
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