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Project Architect in Alexandria, VA at Synerfac

Date Posted: 3/26/2019

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Job Description

Project Architect
Alexandria, VA

Daily Responsibilities:

•Develops a thorough understanding of projects•design philosophy and provides major input in developing a design and building performance strategy and effectively conveys this to assigned team members when appropriate.
•Provides technical design input and support for the development of the entire design concept. Responsible for a project's technical design effort, subsequent detailed design development, project coordination and quality control efforts during all phases of project work, in close collaboration with Senior Designer.
•Seeks creative and innovative solutions to assigned tasks and develops appropriate research and documents to support these solutions.
•Actively collaborates with and coordinates work of consultants and knowledge resources to ensure the project deliverables are coordinated, integrated and support the design concept and performance goals of the project.
•Contributes to the preparation of design documents and leads the detailed development of construction documents during all project phases, delivering complete, accurate and coordinated project documentation.
•Advances the production of schematic, design development and construction documents drawings and specifications in compliance with project scope, schedule, cost and design intent.
•Maintains awareness of evolving building technology and systems.
•Reviews shop drawings, material samples and construction documents for conformance with design.
•Performs construction administration duties (e.g. RFI's, RFP's, change orders, etc.).
•Prepares reports and specifications; reviews completed reports, plans, cost estimates and calculations.
•Executes applicable agency review analysis (accessibility, zoning, life-safety, etc.).
•Establishes architectural budget, task schedule and other components of the project work plan in collaboration with Project Manager.
•Implements meeting objectives, facilitates meetings and provides meeting notes documentation.
•Maintains contact with clients, consultants and contractors during all project phases, participating in marketing, client and owner presentations as required.

  Job Requirements  


•Must have a Bachelors or Masters degree in Architecture
•Architectural registration is preferred
•Must be a U.S. Citizen
•7 to 10 years•experience; includes working on small- to large-scale projects
•Award winning portfolio or relevant laboratory design experience
•LEED accreditation preferred
•Strong graphics skills are an essential
•Revit and AutoCAD knowledge required
•3D Max, SketchUp and other industry accepted software preferred