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Project Architect / Manager (1-19-23)

DSDG Architects is a growing Architectural and Interior Design firm with over 20 years of history creating projects on the West Coast of Florida. 

Projects include high end single family, multi-family, office and club house.

We are looking for a Project Architect / Manager to join our strong team.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits package and bonus opportunities.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Design and drawing production
  • Meet with and collaborate with clients and contractors
  • 3d rendering skills
  • Knowledge and experience with Autodesk Revit and Autocad
  • Production of high-quality construction documents
  • Coordinate drawings with consultants
  • Perform Construction Administration duties
  • Team Collaboration in an open studio environment

Requirements:

  • Professional Degree in Architecture
  • Architecture License in Florida is a plus but not required
  • 5 years minimal professional experience
  • Excellent written and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to collaborate with others
  • Proactive attitude

Job is full-time and salary is commensurate with experience.

Benefits include health insurance, profit sharing and 401k.

DSDG Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Email interest and resume to Mark Sultana, marks@dsdginc.com


Graduate Architect/ Designer (12-28-22)

WJ Architects looks to assemble and empower talented designers to promote community and client ambitions, advance creative development, redefine conventions, and generate purpose driven solutions. We are seeking a Project Manager/ Project Architect to join our Sarasota office.

Qualifications:

  • 2 years of professional work experience
  • Experience with ground up design/ construction on institutional, commercial, and cultural building types
  • Experience with construction documents
  • Experience with consultant coordination
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a collaborative disposition
  • Rhino and Adobe Creative Suites experience is preferred, Autocad is required
  • Proficient in Revit

Job type: Full Time

Please submit PDF cover letter, resume, references, and work samples to Lindsay@wjarc.com & cc sarah@wjarc.com



Project Architect/ Project Manager (12-28-22)

WJ Architects looks to assemble and empower talented designers to promote community and client ambitions, advance creative development, redefine conventions, and generate purpose driven solutions. We are seeking a Project Manager/ Project Architect to join our Sarasota office.

Qualifications:

  • 3 years professional work experience
  • Experience with ground up design/ construction on institutional, commercial, and cultural building types
  • Experience with construction documents
  • Experience with consultant coordination
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a collaborative disposition
  • Rhino and Adobe Creative Suites experience is preferred, Autocad is required
  • Proficient in Revit
  • Licensed preferred but not required

Job type: Full Time

Please submit PDF cover letter, resume, references, and work samples to Lindsay@wjarc.com & cc sarah@wjarc.com



Assistant Architectural Associate (12-14-22)

Entry Level position (0-3 years) for our Residential Studio designing luxury single-family homes in and near Sarasota, Florida; often on waterfronts.

MHK is an architectural firm that helps talented designers grow their careers rapidly in an empowering creative culture. We focus on creating a culture of personal and professional growth, ownership, enjoyment and fulfillment. In this role you will produce design deliverables and Revit project documentation under the direction of senior team members.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Familiar to proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketchup, Bluebeam, Microsoft, and/or Lumion.
  • Effective Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills, resourceful, attention to detail, motivated to learn.
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates an understanding of site analysis, preliminary design studies and field measurements.
  • Aids drafting and architectural documentation team under the direction of senior team members.
  • Assist throughout the design process under routine guidance; contribute to the overall success of the team by adhering to project goals and standards of excellence in design, execution, and living design.
  • Support preparation of creative and innovative design ideas, concepts, and solutions while participating as an integral member of the design team.
  • Provide support to tasks on studio activities.
  • Perform product research and assist team with material selections.
  • Assist in preparing client presentation materials using design application skills and creative ideas.
  • Self-check work for accuracy, omissions, legibility, and compile data for document compliance in accordance with MHK standards and checklists.
  • Participate in design reviews, charrettes, and pin-ups.
  • Keep open communication within team and with designated team leader.
  • Communicate ideas and thoughts in a way that inspire and empower others.


Send resume and portfolio to sbalut@mhkarchitecture.com.



Architectural Associate (12-14-22)

Entry-Mid Level position (3-7 years) for our Residential Studio designing luxury single-family homes in and near Sarasota, Florida; often on waterfronts.

MHK is an architectural firm that helps talented designers grow their careers rapidly in an empowering creative culture. We focus on creating a culture of personal and professional growth, ownership, enjoyment and fulfillment. In this role you will oversee all aspects of the design and construction process of a building project. You're accustomed to monitoring every step of the process, which includes anything from developing and reviewing building plans to making sure general contractors execute the plans per design and specifications.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Meticulously prepare drawings for schematic design, design development, and contract documents including developing design sketches, renderings, models, graphics, details, sections, elevations and schedules.
  • Exercise creative judgment and design application skills.
  • Assist your team with programming and space planning to assess client and project needs.
  • Have a strong drive for developing presentations and a desire to participate in client meetings.
  • Compile data and perform design computations, assist in production of amendments, addenda, and bulletins.
  • Perform site analysis, calculations, and surveys of exciting conditions and field measurements.
  • Remain organized and check your work for accuracy, omissions, and legibility.
  • Work alongside and understand the functional organization of the project team.
  • Utilize your outstanding technical skills in Revit and other design application software.
  • Complete fulfilling work and continue to learn along the way.
  • 3-7+ years of experience. Professional degree in Architecture, Design, or related discipline.
  • Experience in all phases and aspects of a project deliverable.
  • Basic knowledge of project design and construction documentation production.
  • Proficiency in Revit, graphic design, and 3D modeling and visualization software.
  • Additional skills should include Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Excel, Lumion.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn.
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic.
  • Interest in completing your ARE exams preferred.


Send resume and portfolio to sbalut@mhkarchitecture.com.



PROJECT DIRECTOR (11-30-22)

THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MANATEE COUNTY

Local Title: DIRECTOR, PROJECT

State Title: Project Manager, Facilities/Construction

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB GOAL:

To process, monitor and maintain required plans, records, approvals, reports and correspondence related to new construction, remodel and renovation of educational and ancillary facilities projects and sites, specific to assigned projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited educational institution in building construction, architecture or engineering.
2. Current license in the State of Florida as a General Contractor, Architect or Engineer.
3. Minimum of five (5) years of direct construction administration experience representing a design firm, general contractor or owner.
4. Demonstrated familiarity with computer systems and construction management software.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with school and construction industry personnel.
  • Ability to use business English, spelling and punctuation.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical skills and algebraic computations with reasonable speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form.
  • Ability to use applications, specifically Microsoft applications, with word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to manage time wisely. Ability to speak clearly and concisely on the telephone or in person.
  • Ability to use calculators, copy machines and other office machinery.
  • Ability to make decisions in accordance with District rules, regulations and policies.
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other employees and the public.

REPORTS TO:

Director, Construction Services


SUPERVISES:

Project Assistant

Assigned Clerical Support


PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Protect and promote the interest of the District and the Department.
2. Represent the department on business, community and district level groups.
3. Advocate, facilitate and monitor the alignment of Department vision and mission with District’s vision and mission.
4. Assume the financial responsibility for each project assigned by the Director.
5. Direct and manage the construction team through budget endorsement, schematic design, design development, construction development, and construction and warranty phases of assigned projects.
6. Review, monitor and report all aspects of the construction delivery process and makes recommendations to the Director of Construction Services.
7. Prepare estimates required throughout the project.
8. Submit revisions and evaluate engineering items to be verified by the Director.
9. Maintain contact with the Office of educational Facilities Construction, Department of Education, concerning current regulations, laws, codes, and new design and construction techniques pertaining to educational facilities.
10. Assist in updating and maintaining the District’s construction Requirements manual.
11. Negotiate and evaluates improvement objectives with departmental personnel.
12. Advocate, facilitate and monitor alignment of Department plans and budgeting to District strategic directions.
13. Develop short and long term goals.
14. Represent departmental concerns to the Director.
15. Listen to customer input.
16. Advocate, facilitate and monitor customer satisfaction data.
17. Communicate with SACs and other community organizations.
18. Maintain an information system that provides information requests in a timely manner.
19. Gather, monitor and share data for comparison and improvement purposes.
20. Assist in preparing reports and use results to improve service.
21. Advocate, facilitate and monitor the development, deployment and results of supervised employees improvement initiatives as they relate to district initiatives.
22. Utilize a decision making process in resolution of major problems.
23. Assist in assessing Departmental progress for ongoing improvement.
24. Act as liaison with community groups, parents and other agencies.
25. Supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals and make recommendations for appropriate employment actions.
26. Prepare or oversee the preparation of all required reports and maintain all appropriate records.
27. Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of this position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force as needed to move objects.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by the District.

EVALUATION:

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Board approved:

Revised:

07/08/2002

05/14/2007

10/25/2016

06/12/2018

SALARY SCHEDULE: SAMP

PAY GRADE: D12

SHORT TITLE: FAC008

STATE JOB CODE: 72024

Salary Range : : $66,325 - $79,301

Job location: 1 Matzke Way, Building 7, Bradenton, FL 3434206-9069

Link to our careers website to direct the applicant to apply for the job.

https://www.manateeschools.net/applynow

Contact information:

careers@manateeschools.net

William Horton

Director | Construction Services | School District of Manatee County

Phone: 941.708.8800 x44070

Email: hortonw@manateeschools.net


Project Designer (11-29-22)

Sweet Sparkman Architecture & Interiors (SSAI) is a growing and dynamic design firm headquartered in Sarasota, Florida. We are seeking a Project Designer to be an integral part of our team.

Classification: Full-time, salaried.

Summary: The Project Designer performs design and drawing production for architectural projects.

Job Duties:

  • Produce architectural aspects of design documentation for construction projects. Work assignments include, but are not limited to:
  • Code and zoning research
  • Schematic design studies
  • Design development and construction drawing completion
  • Materials and precedent research
  • Model studies – digital and physical
  • Assistance with design proposals and marketing graphics
  • Project consultant correspondence
  • Construction administration management
  • Attend project and owner meetings as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Professional Degree in Architecture or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in Revit, Bluebeam, MS Office
  • Proficiency in 3D visualization software (Lumion, Enscape, Sketchup, Rhino) and Adobe suite a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management

Please email resume and portfolio to info@sweetsparkman.com

Disclaimer: The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


Project Architect / Project Manager (11-29-22)

Sweet Sparkman Architecture & Interiors (SSAI) is a growing and dynamic design firm headquartered in Sarasota, Florida. We are seeking a design-oriented Project Architect / Project Manager to be an integral part of our team.

Classification: Full-time, salaried. Reports to Firm Principals.

Summary: The Project Manager performs senior-level architectural design, documentation and project management activities.

Job Duties:

  • Communicates and develops designs with Firm Principals, client, other architects, engineers and designers. Develops and produces presentation documents.
  • Coordinates the preparation of and reviews final drawings, specifications and documents before submittals. Coordinates the submission of project documents to jurisdictional agencies.
  • Oversee the production and delivery of a full set of Construction Documents and Specifications.
  • Check CDs for completeness, accuracy and coordination among disciplines.
  • Coordinate with consultants on building elements and solutions.
  • Assists client as required in the bidding process by preparing bid documents, answering the Contractor’s RFIs, and coordinating the preparation of addenda to the bid documents.
  • Manage the project schedules; manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Communicates with team members of other disciplines to answer questions or resolve significant problems regarding construction documents.
  • Participate in the development of budget and fee proposals.
  • Provide mentoring, management and drawing supervision of junior staff members.
  • Well-rounded skill-set that includes technical, design and project management capabilities.
  • Strong understanding of how to analyze a site to determine constraints on site development; provide critical analysis of code and zoning issues.
  • Extensive understanding of building systems; construction materials, methods and standards; structural principals and building codes.
  • Strong documentation and field observation skills with an understanding of how documents translate to contractors.
  • Strong graphic and visualization skills.
  • Able to ascertain the level of detail needed on a drawing set based on the level of complexity of the project.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Professional Degree in Architecture
  • Licensure or minimum 10 years work experience
  • Proficiency in Revit, Bluebeam and MS Office
  • Proficiency in 3D visualization software (Lumion, Enscape, Sketchup, Rhino) and Adobe suite a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management

Benefits:

  • Flexible work environment: In-office MWF; Remote allowed TuTh
  • Health insurance, 401K, Annual Bonus and 401K Profit Sharing

Please email resume and portfolio to info@sweetsparkman.com

Disclaimer: The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTER in Sarasota, FL (11-28-22)

SchenkelShultz has a strong culture rooted in trust, integrity, professionalism, and a commitment to achieve design excellence. Our team consists of talented, dedicated people who share the same enthusiasm and sense of pride. We are searching for a local, passionate, technically proficient Architectural Drafter to support to the project team to assist in the production of contract documents and be an integral member of our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Use basic knowledge to produce and review schematic design, design development and construction documents for multiple projects, by modeling and annotating in Revit that are consistent with project goals and objectives with oversight by the Project Manager
  • Perform redline changes and revisions in a quick and efficient manner.
  • Communicate and coordinate the preparation of all documents with consultants and team members using Revit (modeling + annotation), SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • Willingness to learn general construction practices and building systems.
  • Assist with contract administration responsibilities including organizing and maintaining project files, RFI and Submittal responses as well as other general construction administration responsibilities.
  • Ability to travel to jobsites to field verify dimensions and part of learning experience.

Qualifications:

  • Professional degree in architecture from an accredited program is preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in an architectural office is preferred
  • Proactive individual with a sense of urgency to multi-task on multiple projects and assignments
  • Flexibility to work in collaborative environment with a team, as well as independently
  • Strong graphic skills and technical capability to critically think through the development of a design into documentation, knowledge of drawing standards, and some understanding of code requirement/compliance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organized individual
  • Proficient in: Revit (required), SketchUp, Adobe Suite, MS Office & Outlook
  • A salary fully commensurate with experience and credentials will be accompanied by a complete fringe benefit package, including 401(k), insurance options, vacation, among others.

Job Type: Full-time - In Office

For confidential consideration, please download and complete our Employment Application and send to dlaggan@schenkelshultz.com along with your resume and sample of work. No phone calls please.

PROJECT ARCHITECT/MANAGERS in Sarasota, FL (11-28-22)

SchenkelShultz has a strong culture rooted in trust, integrity, professionalism, and a commitment to achieve design excellence. Our team consists of talented, dedicated people who share the same enthusiasm and sense of pride. We are searching for a passionate, technically proficient Project Manager/Architect with a strong appreciation for design excellence to be an integral member of our team. In this role individuals are expected to actively manage projects of various sizes from design through construction. Responsibilities and qualifications we are searching for include:

Responsibilities:

Management of projects of various projects small to large from project inception through the construction phase with assistance/support from team members based on project requirements.

Proficient at executing schematic, design development and construction documentation phases of work, including active participation in developing project documentation in Revit that are consistent with project goals and objectives.

Ability to communicate ideas using Revit (required), SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite preferred

Knowledge of major building systems and ability to proactively lead coordination with engineers to maintain design intent and project goals

Ability to research building materials, product selection and coordinate specifications with firm’s specifications writer

Collaboratively develop creative design solutions for the advancement of Schematic Design and/or necessary content for client related project presentations in which you may participate/lead.

Ability to interact with clients and demonstrate communication and presentation skills related to leading projects from schematics through construction phase.

Assist/support Construction Administration personnel with the review/process of submittals/RFIs, job site visits, and punchlists as part of construction phase

Qualifications:

Professional degree in architecture from an accredited program with State of Florida architectural license or ability to obtain reciprocity

5+ years of experience in an architectural office (required)

Proactive individual with a sense of urgency to multi-task on multiple projects and assignments

Flexibility to work in collaborative environment with a team, as well as independently

Strong graphic skills and technical capability to critically think through the development of a design into documentation, knowledge of drawing standards, and some understanding of code requirement/compliance

Excellent communication skills

Highly organized individual

Proficient in: Revit (required), SketchUp, Adobe Suite, MS Office & Outlook

A salary fully commensurate with experience and credentials will be accompanied by a complete fringe benefit package, including 401(k), insurance options, vacation, among others.

Job Type: Full-time – In Office

For confidential consideration, please download and complete our Employment Application and send to dlaggan@schenkelshultz.com along with your resume and sample of work. No phone calls please.

Project Manager Administrator III – Capital Projects (11-14-22)

Sarasota County is currently looking for a Project Manager/Administrator III in our Capital Projects PRNR/Facilities division. In this role you will be accountable managing all aspects of Capital Improvement Projects from “cradle to grave”, for planning through implementation, procurements, design, permitting, bidding, construction and close-out functions.  Project sizes range from $2M to >$50M.  Come join a creative team that is dedicated to improving Sarasota. Apply today!

Job responsibilities include:

  • Supports CIP Project planning including project processes, budgets and schedules.
  • Acts as main point of contact for all stakeholders and vendors on assigned projects.
  • Drafts solicitations for Professional Services, reviews proposals, negotiates and drafts consultant contracts.  Monitors contract budget and schedule and approves invoices.
  • Reviews milestone design documents and coordinates stakeholder reviews.
  • Reviews permitting requirements and monitors permitting activities.
  • Plans and attends public meetings, addresses media contacts, and coordinates public outreach efforts.
  • Coordinates construction bidding through Procurement on DBB projects.
  • Drafts solicitations for Construction Manager on CM projects, reviews proposals, negotiates and drafts contracts.  Monitors contract budget and schedule and approves invoices.
  • Manages construction contract and participates in OAC meetings representing Owner Department.
  • Ensures County standards are being adhered to.
  • Monitors budget with respect to construction contingencies and change management.
  • Provides on-site resolution of construction issues.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture or Engineering, Project/Construction Management, or highly related field with five (5) years of construction and/or capital project management experience. 
  • Master’s degree in one of the above-mentioned fields can substitute for one year of required experience. 
  • Related experience can substitute for education on a year for year basis depending on the type of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Architect License in the State of Florida or NCARB certificate.  Active LEED AP or AP with specialty.  Active PMP certification.

Job Competencies: 

  • Microsoft Office, Adobe, Bluebeam, etc.

Benefits:

  • This is a full time position and pay range is $74,630 (midpoint) or higher dependent upon qualifications.
  • Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more! 
  • For more information about employee benefits, please click this link or visit SCGov.net for additional information.
  • Utilize our award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations. 
  • Enjoy 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days and 16 paid vacation days in the first year of full-time employment with increasing accrual rates with years of service. (That adds up to a possible 30 days off in your 1st year!)

For more information and to apply, visit this Link to the Job on the County web site:

https://scgov.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SCGOV/job/Project-Manager-Administrator-III--Capital-Projects_R15280


Technical Construction Program Manager – Capital Projects (11-14-22)

Sarasota County is looking for a Manager II in our Capital Projects Department to support capital program/project management and supervise assigned personnel. The primary focus of this position is on tactical/operational management of the project construction phases within a $400M capital program.  Duties also include: strategic project planning, project budget analysis and preparation, division performance management and improvement, recruitment and interviewing, employee relations and development, citizen and community engagement, stakeholder management.  If you thrive in a fast-paced environment apply now to join this team!

Job responsibilities include:

  • Progressively responsible supervisory/ management position supporting leaders in higher level positions including: all division/unit functions, establishing unit goals/objectives, accountability for unit outcomes and supervision of staff.
  • Supports and develops continuous improvement for quality projects/programs, delivered on schedule and within budget
  • Coordinates with Division Operational Manager to align construction phase activities with cradle-to-grave project management issues including budgets, schedules, funding logistics, design phase contract requirements and project provisioning.
  • Coordinates with Department Project Management Organization (PMO) Division for consistency of policies and practices.
  • Maintain bi-directional team collaboration that prioritizes best industry knowledge and lessons learned
  • Develops business plans/staffing plans/models, develops & implements goals, objectives, and outcomes.
  • Prepares, monitors and/or administers assigned budget.
  • Prepares presentations and presents to the BCC and internal/external customers, prepares, and distributes bid requests.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture or Construction Management or related field; minimum of 4 years of construction industry experience.
  • -OR, Associates degree from an accredited college or university and 6 years of job related experience.
  • Year-for-year experience may substitute for the college degree.
  • Two or more years of supervisory experience required.
  • Valid Florida driver's license is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8 or more years construction industry experience
  • Architectural license and/or General Contractors license
  • Experience managing large (>$10M) construction projects
  • LEED accreditation
  • PMP certification

Job Competencies: 

  • Microsoft Office, Adobe, Bluebeam, etc.

Benefits:

  • This is a full time position and pay range is $87,887 (midpoint) or higher dependent upon qualifications.
  • Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more! 
  • For more information about employee benefits, please click this link or visit SCGov.net for additional information.
  • Utilize our award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations. 
  • Enjoy 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days and 16 paid vacation days in the first year of full-time employment with increasing accrual rates with years of service. (That adds up to a possible 30 days off in your 1st year!)

For more information and to apply, visit this Link to the Job on the County web site:

https://scgov.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SCGOV/job/Technical-Manager_R15279



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