The Architectural Project Manager will plan, organize, and control the activities of the project team to best accomplish the successful completion of all assigned higher education/ k-12 projects. As the primary point of contact, the Project Manager shall be responsible for coordination of the project between LPA and its Clients. The Project Manager shall be responsible for coordination of the design and technical efforts of the project team members and the integration of architecture, engineering, interiors and landscape disciplines on the project.
Establish, implement and monitor a Work Plan for each project.
Responsible for client relations and to assist the Project Director and Principal-In-Charge to obtain repeat business from existing clients.
With proper assistance, see to the preparation and execution of Agreements consistent with client needs, firm's technical ability and firm's projects schedule.
Coordinate project with outside consultants and direct in-house staff with the assistance of the Project Coordinator.
Submit to and review with client matters pertaining to budget and scope of the work.
Execute and oversee financial management of projects; monitor reports, invoicing, revenue projections, etc.
Manage the efficient development of complete, fully checked project documents. Ensure quality control of all project documentation and communications.
Lead client and team meetings throughout the project.
Knowledge & Experience
Professional degree required, architectural license preferred.
Minimum of 8 years of experience in project management of educational facility projects in California.
Ability to communicate effectively with clients, consultants, contractors and team.
Experience in personnel supervision, strong written and verbal communications skills.
Competent knowledge of building materials, specifications and construction techniques for education projects.
Experience in dealing with codes and ordinances.
Sufficient knowledge of engineering disciplines to coordinate work.
Knowledge of construction process sufficient to coordinate project with contractor.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is very negotiable! We also have a yearly bonus.
LPA, Inc., one of the largest design firms in California, was founded in 1965. With its long history of integrated sustainable design and project management experience, LPA provides a full scope of architectural, planning, engineering, landscape, graphics and interior design services. The firm's clients have included major corporations and private developers as well as both public and private in...stitutions.
With a focus on sustainable design, our work encompasses municipal, corporate, mixed-use, research/manufacturing, and commercial office projects as well as educational, cultural and religious institutions and recreational, hotel, and retail establishments. Over the years, the firm and its principals have come to be recognized for their leadership in, and commitment to, innovative design solutions.