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Posted: 01/14/2020

Project Architect / Project Manager

FREIHEIT Architecture is seeking an enthusiastic individual with an interest in our private sector projects to fill a key Project Architect / Project Manager role within our firm. Being licensed is not required however showing dedication working towards licensure is encouraged.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience in an architectural firm is required
  • Strong project and team personnel management experience
  • Requires significant client contact and management
  • Works with Principals to develop proposals, process billings and manage consultants
  • Responsible for design management with strong design skills and a willingness to work on a diverse set of projects
  • Responsible for working drawings, budgeting, scheduling, specifications, planning and design on a given project with authority to direct, control, and monitor all activities
  • Coordinates all trades and agencies related to building design while monitoring drawings
  • Responsible for supervision and quality-control review of support staff
  • A ‘can do’ work attitude on all tasks
  • Self-motivated and pro-active
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experienced in all different aspects of the profession
  • A team player
  • Revit Experience a plus
  • Have an interest in growing with the firm and being an essential part of a successful organization

Benefits:

  • Overtime Pay
  • Bonus Program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Medical Insurance
  • Intern Development Program including reimbursement for the NCARB application and ARE exam fees
  • Education Benefits including paid time off and reimbursement match for professional education activities
  • 401K Plan
  • Paid building parking pass
  • Transportation Subsidy for Hwy 520 toll, ORCA transit pass, carpool, rideshare or bicycle use

If you are ready for hands-on experience please respond with your resume and portfolio.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Required experience:

  • Revit: 1 year
  • Architecture: 5 years
Posted: 01/14/2020

Senior Project Architect

FREIHEIT Architecture is are seeking an experienced Senior Project Architect who has worked with small- and large-scale projects involving client engagement, design development, production oversight, consultant coordination and leadership responsibilities. The Senior Project Architect performs architectural design and production oversight for projects involving construction of new buildings and the alteration of existing buildings and facilities.

Role:

  • Initiate and develop project proposals and contracts in consultation with Principals
  • Work with project team(s) and clients to establish project objectives and delivery methodology
  • Develop project priorities and schedules for design, documentation process, permitting, bidding/construction procurement and construction administration.
  • Develop strategy for document production to include BIM management
  • Research and evaluate alternative design solutions while maintaining technical quality, constructability, budget and design control
  • Oversee and coordinate preparation of working drawings, budgeting, schedules, specifications, planning and design with authority to direct, control, and monitor all activities
  • Incorporate selected sustainable design solutions within projects where applicable
  • Ensure technical execution of design intent throughout design development, documentation and construction
  • Coordinate activities of project consultant team.
  • Provide supervision, mentorship and quality-control review of support staff

Requirements to Succeed:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Architecture
  • Architectural Licensure
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in an architectural firm is required
  • Broad range of project type and construction type experience
  • A ‘can do’ work attitude on all tasks from the mundane to the extraordinary
  • Self-motivated and pro-active
  • Good communication skills: Verbal & Written
  • Experienced in all different aspects of the profession
  • A Team Player
  • Revit Experience a plus
  • Have an interest in growing with the firm and being an essential part of a successful organization

 Benefits:

  • Overtime Pay
  • Bonus Program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Medical Insurance
  • Education Benefits including paid time off and reimbursement match for professional education activities
  • 401K Plan with matching
  • Paid Building Parking Pass
  • Transportation Subsidy for Hwy 520 toll, ORCA transit pass, carpool, rideshare or bicycle use

If you are ready for hands-on experience please respond with your resume and portfolio.

Job Type: Full-time

Work Authorization:

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S without needing sponsorship at time of hiring or in the future

Required education:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Architecture

Required experience:

  • Architecture: 10 years
Posted: 01/14/2020

Architectural Revit Lead

Enthusiastic and self-motivated leader within the A/E field that has expertise with the Revit platform.   This position is responsible for setting and implementing drawing standards, modelling efficiencies, and best practices for FREHEIT Architecture teams.

Duties and Responsibilities will primarily fall into four areas:

Support

  • Work directly with project teams with project production project work to help with tight deadlines and to gain insight and remain current to work processes.
  • Offer cross-team support for Revit software.
  • Troubleshoot AutoCAD and Revit Architecture system problems.
  • Meet with IT staff to coordinate technology efforts.

Training Staff

  • Create training documentation and train users in Revit software.
  • Provide orientation and on-board training to new hires.
  • Assist in the company’s implementation of new platforms, such as the current transition from AutoCAD to Revit in the interiors department.

Creating & Maintaining BIM Standards

  • Ensure quality control by reviewing and enforcing BIM Standards office wide.
  • Responsible for Revit master/template maintenance and creation of custom families.
  • Document procedures, workflows and best practices BIM modeling.
  • Develop and maintain style guidelines for presentation and drawing sets

Strategic Planning

  • Communicate with Team Leaders on how to implement new processes.
  • Research new technology and information technology trends and advise leadership on strategic decisions to stay relevant in industry.
  • Monitor industry trends and stay apprised of available and evolving CAD/BIM platforms to ensuring the best solutions are being utilized.
  • Will advise and participate in firm’s Means and Methods committee as required.

Skills and Abilities

  • Must have advanced proficiency in Revit Architecture and related software.
  • Must have a personal interest and be an early adopter of technology as it relates to the building and design industry.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, a true team player.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments and tasks, set priorities, and adapt to changing conditions and work assignments.
  • Motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Goal-driven leader who maintains a productive climate and confidently motivates, guides, and coaches Staff to meet high performance standards.

Qualifications

Minimum

  • At least 2 years of secondary education or work experience related to use of Revit or related design platforms.
  • Proficient in Autodesk programs (AutoCAD and Revit) and industry standards for these programs.
  • Two (2) years of applicable work experience using CAD/BIM platforms in an Architecture firm.

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience with Dynamo and Visual Scripting.
  • Visualization experience including supporting rendering and virtual reality platforms.

Job Type: Full-time

Posted: 01/14/2020

Office Manager

Office Manager

FREIHEIT Architecture is seeking a reliable, detailed and enthusiastic individual to fill a critical role for the efficient operation of our firm.

Role:

  • Administrative: Manage work environment, to ensure the office is running smooth and help to improve company procedures and day-to-day operations. Responsibilities include but not limited to:
    • Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of firm’s mission
    • Facilities: oversee and manage building management coordination, office supplies, print room oversight, kitchen, deliveries/mail, conference room, etc
    • Supervision of front-desk receptionist, backup on occasion
    • Administrative support for management and staff as requested
    • Maintain calendars and scheduling; organize internal and external meetings/appointments
    • Assist with marketing and collateral materials as requested
    • Manage and coordinate travel arrangements
    • Handle routine requests including printing and scanning of project documents.
    • Event planning, in-house or off-site activities (i.e. staff meetings, parties, celebrations and conferences)
    • Prepare for client meetings both in advance and on short notice, purchasing meeting snacks/lunches and preparing the conference room as needed.
  • Accounting: Assist Accounting Manager in the daily, weekly and monthly processes required to provide timely and accurate financial reporting, including but not limited to:
    • Accounts payable, weekly check runs
    • Accounts receivable, check posting and bank deposits
    • Expense report review
    • Client invoicing and collections
    • Reconciliation, credit cards and bank accounts
    • Payroll, bi-weekly payroll entry and processing
    • Project management to include Purchase Order setup and coordination; Review and maintenance of project budget requests and additional services requests; new project set-up and assist billing managers with invoicing and collections as requested
    • Scan, file and log accounting documents
    • New Vendor and Consultant setup, request and process W-9 forms for new vendors
  • HR: Assist Principals and others with HR duties to include but not limited to:
    • Recruiting, job posting, agency coordination, resume/portfolio review, screening calls and interview coordination
    • Onboarding new employees
    • 401k program enrollment and coordination
    • Health Insurance Plans enrollment and coordination

Requirements to Succeed:

  • Minimum Associates Degree
  • Proven work experience in similar roles
  • Ability to work with integrity, trust and commitment
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written) at all levels of interaction; both internally and externally
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks and problem solve
  • Consistently Punctual and Reliable
  • Ability to handle multiple deadlines and be proactive in follow-up with staff
  • Experience working with an AEC firm or Professional services firm a plus!
  • Deltek Ajera accounting software experience a plus!
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Outlook, Excel, and Internet

Benefits:

  • Overtime Pay
  • Bonus Program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Medical Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Paid Building Parking Pass
  • Transportation Subsidy for Hwy 520 toll, ORCA transit pass, carpool, rideshare or bicycle use

 Job Type: Full-time

 Work Authorization: Must be authorized to work in the U.S without needing sponsorship at time of hiring or in the future