Senior Project Architect, Themed Entertainment - ( 2300024X )
We could design buildings just because we can, but we’d rather create places that inspire. Through our Architecture, Interior Design and Landscape Architecture work, we challenge design ideas of the past to create spaces and destinations that foster a culture of collaboration—spaces that are designed for community.
We believe good design extends beyond the physical elements of a space—good design shapes our lives, influences our behaviors and interactions, and has purpose. We strive to design spaces that are meaningful and memorable for our communities. Join our team of creative professionals and work with us to create inspiring spaces for all.
If you are a talented designer and great thinker keep reading. Stantec is growing its architecture and urban design practice in Orlando and throughout Florida. We have a strong regional presence in our Orlando design studio offering architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture services. Working in collaboration with our partners, our studio provides planning, and design services of the highest caliber. We have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects from urban parks, plazas, and mixed use retail destinations to themed entertainment venues and master planned resort hospitality projects worldwide. Our office is in the town center of the traditional neighborhood planned community of Baldwin Park in the heart of it all where Orlando is home to some of the most recognized themed entertainment brands and resort destinations.
Stantec is a global consulting firm with opportunities to be involved in far-reaching planning and design architectural projects as well as collaborate with Stantec's leading experts in a variety of fields. Some of these experts include those focused on autonomous vehicles, micro-mobility, Smart Cities, stormwater infrastructure, and habitat restoration. We are part of the building practice team of professionals in Miami and Orlando, including an experiential design studio in Los Angeles, that regularly works with many of Stantec's business lines including Architecture, Community Development, Environmental Services, Ports and Marinas, Transportation, and Water.
The reach of Stantec's platform is amazing and what we are building in Orlando is about reconnecting people with great places through experiential design. We are driven to make community design impacts within the geographic reach of our offices in Florida in addition to regularly engaging with cool projects throughout the country, the Caribbean, and worldwide. Our architects create inspired spaces that reflect context and builds on our commitment to sustainability. We take a collaborative approach to design and believe that the best solutions are the product of diverse perspectives.
Stantec is seeking a senior level **Architectural Designer and Project Manager** to join our growing team in our **Orlando** **, FL** office. The Architect and Project Manager is a licensed professional with responsibility for project performance in terms of profit, quality, and client satisfaction. The role primarily involves project design and management of the internal team and external consultants while working with the principal in charge in interfacing with our clients. The role may be called upon to design and manage one or more projects of various complexity and scope. They are expected to have a broad set of experience and knowledge. This is a leadership role that requires oversight, guidance and mentoring of others. Plans, organizes, and directs project design and work primarily focused on themed entertainment, attractions, cultural centers, mixed use destinations, and resort hospitality and includes the following:
**Your Key Responsibilities**
+ Responsible for managing complex tasks on medium to large size projects.
+ Plans, organizes, and directs the work throughout the life of the project to successfully deliver the project to the client.
+ Keeps the Principal in Charge informed of progress on project expectations, deadlines, and deliverables and understands the limits of the decision-making responsibilities of the role and respects the boundaries of the Principal in Charge’s responsibilities.
+ Leads the client and project team to assure that the project design meets the client budget, schedule, program, and design intent.
+ Assists in the negotiation and development of project agreements / proposlas.
+ Develops and manages project budget, schedule, and overall work plan to realize target financial performance.
+ Mentors junior staff members and motivates project teams.
+ Assures that Stantec’s Project Management Framework tasks are timely completed and properly documented.
+ Leads project coordination and owner/site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors.
+ Manages and tracks change orders, applications for payment by contractors and other contractual modifications impacting budget and schedule.
+ Works with Operations Manager in determining project staffing needs and recommending personnel.
+ Directs client invoicing and effectively manages collections.
+ Travel to projects internationally and other states for client meetings and site visits. Travel by air and car required.
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
+ Professionally accredited degree in Architecture
+ Professional Architectural license is required, minimum 12 years’ experience
+ LEED accredited, Guiding Principles Compliance Professional (GPCP), Green Globes Professional (GGP), Wellness, or other sustainable professional is preferred
+ Detailed knowledge of building construction systems, means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards
+ Ability to hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively
+ Ability to apply accessibility codes, applicable building codes, and life-safety codes to a wide variety of project scopes and complexity
+ Ability to oversee development of building documentation in modeling/drafting software (Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD)
+ Prefer working knowledge of specialized software such as Navisworks, SpecsIntact, BSD SpecLink, and Microsoft Planner or other scheduling software.
+ Strong experience with general software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Project, BlueBeam, Powerpoint, etc.)
+ Ability to check work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage team to meet project budget and schedule
+ Strong communication skills, both oral and written
+ Strong sense of design and history – resume and design portfolio with demonstrated past project experience required
+ Strong understanding of project financials
+ Adaptable to various project delivery methods, Design Build, IPD, Design Bid Build, etc.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
_This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice._
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
**Benefits Summary:** Full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
Temporary employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.
**Primary Location** : United States-Florida-Orlando
**Organization** : BC-2194 Buildings-US Florida
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : Yes, 20 % of the Time
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : May 18, 2023, 2:33:01 PM
**Req ID:** 2300024X
Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans
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