Stantec Senior Project Architect in Houston, Texas
We could design buildings just because we can, but we’d rather create places that inspire. Through our Architecture and Interior Design work, we challenge design ideas of the past to create spaces 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.
Stantec's Houston Office is looking for a Senior Project Architect , a registered professional with a minimum of 15 years’ experience.The next generation of architects are crucial to the architecture industry, therefore a desire to mentor and teach is a must in this role.
A Project Architect is a licensed professional with responsibility for the health, safety, and welfare of the public. They are expected to have a broad set of experience and knowledge and may also have an area of expertise. Responsible for complex tasks/small projects.
Additional responsibilities to include:
Interpret sketches, drawings, codes, building program and other similar material
Utilize BIM technologies in development of three dimensional models of buildings and their components
Prepare and revise documentation in various architectural phases including site plans, floor plans, building elevations, building sections, details
Interpret and apply building codes, energy codes, and requirements of regulatory agencies
Assist in the coordination of permit requirements for city building permit sets
Coordinate building systems (structural, mechanical, electrical, etc.) and associated documentation including clash detection within the BIM model
Coordinate civil engineering work as it relates to the building design
Conduct field observation and report progress of construction
Review shop drawings and submittals, respond to RFIs, prepare site observation reports, and other contract administration tasks
Evaluate building design using sustainable design principles
Lead project coordination and site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors
Participate in client project requirement meetings
Participate in value analysis and basic cost estimating
Assist in the preparation of specifications in coordination with building plans and the specifications writer
Recommendation and selection of building systems and materials
Participate in constructability review
Participate in bidding and negotiation phase and prepare addenda
Coordinate and direct external consultants including evaluation of quality and progress of work
Conduct quality assurance and quality control onownprojects
Assist in preparation of project budget, schedule and overall work planning
Ensures that work conforms to project budget, schedule, and overall work planning
Provides mentorship; helping with problem solving but allowing personal and professional growth to take place.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Architectural license is required
LEED Green Associate Accreditation or LEED AP preferred
Architectural experience in educational, healthcare and/or commercial facilities is strongly preferred
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
Experience with modeling/drafting software (Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD)
Please provide a copy of your portfolio along with your resume for consideration
Job ID 33720
# of Openings Remaining 1
Experience (Years) 15
Discipline Architecture & Interior Design