Stantec Buildings
https://stantec.jobs/austin-tx/senior-project-manager-architecture/DFD35B15261549538131784E3BEFE77F/job/

Description

Stantec Buildings is on a mission to become the world’s leading integrated design practice. Our architects, engineers, interior designers, sustainability specialists, and technologists are passionate about the power of design. We take an innovative, collaborative approach to projects, sharing a common belief that sustainable design for the built environment can make the world a better place for future generations. Join us and design your place with Stantec.

Your Opportunity

Join a Top 10 global design firm in our Texas buildings practice that provides Architecture, Buildings Engineering, and Interior Design services with a long history and deep commitment to the education sector. Our team is seeking a Senior Project Manager to support a variety of key projects.

The successful candidate will be leading clients through the planning and creation of fiscally responsible, award-winning designs. You will be working with clients, design and construction team members, program and project management processes, and strong project leaders. You will be responsible for Construction Administration, and you will be innovating and creating new prototypes designed with sustainable products with green architecture sensibility as your goals.

You will lead the development of integrated design proposals, continuous updating of a building information model, preparing a variety of output / drawings throughout the project, while leading and mentoring others and collaborating with team members to contribute to the final deliverables as required under instruction from the Principal in Charge.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing complex tasks on multiple, large scope, highly complex projects.
  • Effectively participates and helps to win work in interviews for potential projects.
  • Plans, organizes, and directs the work throughout the life of the project to successfully deliver the project to the client.
  • Keeps the Principal in Charge informed of progress on project expectations, deadlines, and deliverables and understands the limits of the decision-making responsibilities of the role and respects the boundaries of the Principal in Charge’s responsibilities.
  • Leads the client and project team to assure that the project design meets the client budget, schedule, program, and design intent.
  • Develop and manage project budget, schedule, and overall work plan to realize target financial performance.
  • Mentors Assistant Project Managers and motivates project teams.
  • Assures that Project Management Framework tasks are timely completed and properly documented.
  • Leads project coordination and owner/site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors.
  • Manages and tracks change orders, applications for payment by contractors and other contractual modifications impacting budget and schedule.
  • Works with Operations Manager in determining project staffing needs and recommending personnel.
  • Directs client invoicing and effectively manages collections.

Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Extensive project experience supports in the ability to win work during proposal response.
  • Capable of simultaneously supporting one or more Principal’s in Charge on multiple projects.
  • Excellent understanding of accessibility codes, life-safety codes, building construction systems, means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards.
  • Proactively takes appropriate action without requiring continued direction or guidance.
  • Effectively manages multiple deadlines and priorities.
  • Team player with the client, entire project team and contractor.
  • Excellent communicator.
  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Newforma; Prefer experience with Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUP.

 Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in architecture or related field & Registered Architect is required.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in architecture project management with a strong background in education sector is required.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.