Preservation Architect/Studio Director
This is an opportunity for a full time leadership/production position with a talented team. Komatsu Architecture is a mid-sized firm, with opportunities to experience working on projects from Programming through Construction Administration. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of projects, working directly with clients, while reporting directly to the principal-in-charge. As a dual role of Project Manager / Studio Director, you will oversee project architects and support staff. †Our firm size requires that this also be a direct project participation position, including technical and production skills (more than solely a project administrating manager).
This position requires team commitment and leadership, and direct participation in document production, construction administration, and CA services (Komatsu project team participants follow projects from Programming through Construction Completion). We are not compartmented into separate project delivery functions. Coordination with in-house Interiors Group is essential, providing support in programming, interior architecture and comprehensive interior design services. Client and consultant direct coordination responsibilities requires people skills and communication. LEED accredited profession and/or PMP certification are desired.
Requirements for either position:
∑††††††† Licensed Architect with a Bachelors degree in Architecture. A Masters Degree in Architecture (focus on Historic Preservation) is a plus
∑††††††† Technical skills in Revit and AutoCAD
∑††††††† 15+ years of experience preferred
∑††††††† Previous experience in architectural project management of complex new design programs and rehabilitation or historic projects including development of all phases of planning (including master plans and grant applications), programming, design, construction documents, bidding, and contract administration, including clear communication skills with clients, consultants, and contractors
∑††††††† Experience with the public review process, regulatory agencies, and as applicable, historic preservation reviewing entities (SHPOs); local commissions and boards
∑††††††† Knowledge of building and life safety codes
∑††††††† Must be able to review and edit technical specifications
∑††††††† Must be able to prepare a variety of studies and reports, including, but not limited to: existing conditions assessments; feasibility studies; code analysis; historic structure reports; coordinate with in-house facility programming specialists