Lambert McGuire Design

Overall Description for Design/Build Project Manager:

We are seeking a dynamic and versatile Design/Build Designer to join our team, playing a pivotal role in the design, project management, and construction of our existing restaurant properties. This multifaceted position requires an individual with a unique skill set encompassing design proficiency, project management expertise, and hands-on construction capabilities.The candidate will be involved in all aspects and phases of design and construction and who thinks and works at the broadest and smallest of scales; and can uphold all schedule & deliverable obligations as agreed upon with clients and collaborators.

Responsibilities: Applicants should be comfortable working in a fast paced environment and demonstrate a strong ability in the following:

Design and Documentation:

● Develop creative and functional design concepts for restaurant properties and other assigned projects.

● Create detailed drawings, blueprints, and specifications to effectively communicate design intent.

● Ensure adherence to regulatory and safety standards in all design documentation.

Project Management:

● Oversee end-to-end project management, from conceptualization to completion.

● Develop project timelines, budgets, and resource plans.

● Coordinate with internal teams, external contractors, and vendors to ensure project milestones are met.

Construction Management:

● Utilize hands-on construction skills to actively participate in the building process.

● Manage and supervise construction activities, ensuring quality, safety, and adherence to design specifications.

● Troubleshoot and resolve construction-related issues promptly.

Trade Skills: (not required, but preferable)

● Possess trade skills in one or more of the following: plumbing, electrical, and carpentry to contribute to various aspects of construction projects.

● Collaborate with specialized contractors and provide technical expertise in plumbing, electrical, and carpentry as needed


● Preferable to have a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Design, or a related field.

● Proven experience in both design and construction management, preferably in the restaurant or hospitality industry.

● Strong proficiency in design software (AutoCAD, SketchUp, etc.).

● Demonstrated hands-on construction experience with a trade skill, such as plumbing, electrical, and/or carpentry.

● Excellent project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

● Effective communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work cross-functionally with diverse teams.

● Knowledge of building codes, regulations, and safety standards.

Apply: Email cover letter, resume and portfolio of design work to