Architectural Project Manager

Job Description:
We seek a key individual who will manage our Design Team and be responsible for running their own projects. This is a multi faceted position for a small growing office. You must be based in the Los Angeles area; have 6-9 years experience specializing in single and multi-family residential and Type V construction; and be a Licensed Architect in California. This is a hands-on, full-time position.

Specific Responsibilities:
▪       Manage design staff.
▪       Supervise projects through all phases of construction, including managing and creating project construction documents.
▪       Monitor schedules and fees for all projects.
▪       Ensure projects are expertly planned, coordinated, permitted and administered, on time and on budget, and that clients are extremely well served during the process.

Salary/Benefits:

Salary is negotiable and dependent upon experience and skills. Other great benefits including the opportunity to work with great architects; to create homes that improve the quality of living for people and the planet; and to surf during lunch (Pacific less than a mile away).
 

Qualifications:
▪       A licensed California Architect.
▪       Broad knowledge of residential building systems, Type V construction, building and zoning codes and residential construction costs.
▪       High proficiency in construction drawing detailing.
▪       Ability to manage teams to design and deliver projects through all project phases, on time and budget, including allocating resources and time and coordinating consultants
▪       Ability to manage multiple project schedules, keeping them up-to-date and keeping team members on track for meeting schedule goals.
▪       Ability to lead project teams to common goals, mentor junior staff, encourage teamwork and communication, and inspire the team with a sincere work ethic.
▪       Proficiency in Revit, including office/project experience, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and MS Project, or similar.
▪       Commitment to and knowledge of best practices in sustainable design.
▪       Expert verbal and written communication skills, with team members, clients and consultants.
▪       An eye for detail and a desire to perform at a high level.
▪       Be a team leader and self-starter who takes initiative and responsibility for their work and actions.

Helpful Qualities and Experience:
▪       LEED AP
▪       Comfort with a small firm environment.
▪       A strong desire to wed profit and purpose and a sense of humor.
▪       Knowledge of factory-built structures and transport.
▪       Experience with construction cost estimating and/or construction management.

 

Application Instructions & Contact Info:
To Apply:
Please submit cover letter, resume and work samples to jobs@livinghomes.net
NOTE that only qualified candidates should apply for this position.