The primary duties of the Senior Project Architect include the layout, detailing and stamping on institutional architectural projects. Should have production/design experience in preparation and layout of architectural contract documents and specifications. Independently coordinates the work of a multi-disciplined team throughout the design development and contract document phases of a project. Establishes client and internal meetings and participates in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance. Conducts design development and contract document work sessions at project site in conjunction with Project Manager and other disciplines. Is responsible to coordinate workload through design development and construction document phases to complete documents on schedule. Reviews architectural documents for areas of conflict with all disciplines. Writes/edits architectural specifications, and works directly with owner and owners legal staff to establish and document the legal parameters of the construction contract. Coordinates and assists, with affected disciplines, with any addendum, RFIs, CPRs and change orders and is responsible to incorporate agreed upon changes into the project documents. Provides, on an as needed basis, construction contract administration. Is also responsible for business development activities in the Kingston market to maintain, enhance or create new project opportunities for HDR. Will be active in local professional & community organizations to enhance HDR's professional profile.
Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture.
Registered Architect with OAA.
10+ years experience on institutional projects is required. Healthcare, Civic and Science/Technology experience is strongly preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project Schedule).
Proficient in current CAD platform.
Strong knowledge of codes and good planning skills.
Flexibility in assignments and leading teams.
Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED desired but not required.
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.