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Project Architect

Type of Job:
Experienced
Discipline:
Architecture
Name of Firm:

Kossman Development Company

Job Location:

Pittsburgh, PA

Kossman Development Company is one of Western Pennsylvania's largest commercial real estate developers. Our total holdings include 4.25 million square feet of developed properties with many large scale new projects planned for the future. We focus heavily on multi-use developments (retail/office/multi-family residential) as well as hospitality and warehouse facilities. We are unique from most real estate development companies in that we design, document, bid, construct, and manage our properties in-house.
 
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Project Architect. The Project Architect position is responsible for architectural design and construction documentation as required for new construction and renovation projects throughout the portfolio. Architectural projects vary in size and scope and each project typically requires interaction with various consultants, internal departments, tenants, vendors and contractors. This position will be responsible for carrying a project forward from initial tenant contact to successful completion while keeping Senior Management informed and involved on a daily basis. This includes managing and supervising all aspects of the project: client contact, space programming,
architectural design, construction documentation, construction administration and close-out.
 
REPORTS TO: Director of Architecture
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor of Architecture or Masters Degree in Architecture, from an accredited college or university.
  • Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in commercial office, retail, hospitality and mixed-use facilities planning, design and construction documentation and administration.
  • Position requires proficiency in architectural design and detailing, presentations, building code analysis as well as construction documentation and administration for large scale projects.
  • Must be a Registered Architect or have the ability to become registered in Pennsylvania.
  • NCARB (National Council of Architectural Review Boards) and LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional) certifications are a plus.
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience using Microstation, AutoCAD, or other Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) application.
  • Experience with specification writing using MasterSpec or similar software is required.
  • Must be comfortable working independently or as part of a group in a collaborative environment, managing multiple projects and deadlines, work with leasing, legal, accounting and construction department staff and working in a fast paced challenging environment.

To apply, please contact Lauren Fozard (lnf@hcadvisors.net)

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