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Location: Birmingham, AL

Architect Project Manager

Who We Are
At Nequette, we are place-makers who create thriving mixed-use town centers that capture the character of yesterday, while anticipating the financial & environmental challenges of tomorrow.

Whether the project be mixed-use communities with strong town centers, multi-family housing, infill commercial spaces in urban settings, or market-rate residential neighborhoods—our goal is always to solve problems, create a sense of place, and bring people together.

Our talented team approaches each design with creativity and precision, delivering high quality and innovative solutions in every step of a project—from master-planning, to architectural and interior design, to furnishing spaces, to comprehensive branding. Our clients can expect a compassionate and collaborative and experience utilizing every aspect of our multifaceted design collective that puts their needs and vision first.

At the heart of it all: we create enduring, beautiful communities that continue to tell a story for generations to come. For more information, visit www.nequette.com.

About the Position
The Architect–Project Manager should be a driven, determined, and disciplined leader to run fast- paced, high-quality project delivery on multiple large-scale, complex projects. The applicant should have a high level of technical expertise and be adept at problem solving. This position requires project planning, staffing organization, as well as a dedication to junior staff development. A familiarity with and adherence to project planning processes and comfort with delegation and follow through are imperative. Applicants need to be comfortable making quick decisions, showing good judgement, and being an ambassador for the company.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of projects with minimal supervision
  • Understand and communicate critical level of coordination and issues to ensure efficient/cost-effective execution while understanding potential risk
  • Perform quality checks on drawings
  • Understand and participate in the “front-end” of client communication
  • Estimate project cost and provide oversight from conception to completion
  • Handle multiple, varied activities at one time
  • Prepare strategic plans for project success and general understanding of office profitability goals
  • Follow through to make sure all schedules and timelines are met
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships both internally and externally
  • Work at a fast pace without compromising quality
  • Supervise, delegate, and communicate with team on expectations, and ensure policies and procedures are followed
  • Attend site visits and meetings during project construction, with the ability to capture detail minutes and advise of any critical changes or concerns that may arise

Requirements

  • Must have drive, determination, and a self-disciplined approach to achieving results
  • Proficient understanding of construction drawings and detailing of various size projects
  • Understanding of how engineering trades, consultants, budgets, entitlements, and schedules impact architectural designs
  • Requires a specialized technical problem solving and ingenuity while using firm’s systems and technology
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must be able to communicate effectively through conflict and difficult conversations
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must be flexible to changes
  • Ability to effectively lead and inspire a team
  • Strict adherence to deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and organization
  • Work experience in multi-family, mixed-use, and residential fields
  • Can give and receive constructive feedback
  • Strong multi-tasking abilities
  • Strong work ethic and a drive to exceed client expectations
  • Travel required

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from an accredited program
  • 8+ years of experience in Architectural field
  • Licensed Architect
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite

Core Values and Culture
Nequette is rooted in our commitment to community – the clients we design for, the people who live in and enjoy the spaces we create, and, most importantly, our team members we work alongside every day. Each of us honors this commitment by adhering to our core values: maintaining an attitude of excellence, putting communication and collaboration at the center of our relationships, and encouraging growth and creativity both as a team and as individuals. We know the importance of mutual respect, therefore, new team members can expect a culture that supports personal development (conference attendance, mentorship program, assistance on the path to licensure, AIA involvement, etc.), champions honesty and humility, and also knows how to have a little fun. Above all, we put people first.

How to Apply
Qualified candidates please send resumes to: jobs@nequette.com