Project Architect/Project Manager

Ghafari Associates LLC   •  

Birmingham, AL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 71 days ago

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The Project Manager, assists in the development of the design work; leads in the production of technical drawings and specifications; coordinates the related work of the other disciplines; and assumes in-house construction administration duties on projects of moderate size and complexity.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to manage projects and teams, and mentor staff and day-to-day client interaction

  • Establish the factual parameters of the design work (e.g., code, site restrictions, budget, and schedule restraints), identify building systems options and related performance and cost criteria, and assist in the presentation of design documents

  • Formulate the project work plan based on an approved scope of work. Lead the execution of the various tasks identified therein. Assume primary responsibility for the daily activities of the architectural project team and the progress of the work and for the technical quality of the Construction Documents (drawings and specifications)

  • Set the project schedule and budget, and identifying changes to the scope of the work and related repercussions on project schedule and budget. Advise the Director of Alabama Office of changes in the project workload.

  • Initiate and orchestrate the work of the entire project team (the various engineering and interiors disciplines, and other consultants), and facilitate the timely exchange of information between all project team member; assume responsibility for the coordination of all disciplines, documents, and for insuring that quality control procedures are enforced

  • Perform all in-house construction administration duties: respond to RFI’s, review and approve shop drawings, issue bulletins, etc.; assist in providing field-representation services.

  • Help maintain and improve office architectural standards, details and production tools.

  • Attend marketing presentations for new project opportunities.

  • Performs related duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Architectural Engineering; Masterspreferred.

  • Registered Architect/Professional Engineer preferred


  • 10+ years related architectureexperience


  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, MS Project, Microsoft Office, and ProjectWise

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Strong attention to detail

    Job ID 2018-1321