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Senior Project Architect

Company: Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders
Location: Harwich
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

The Senior Project Architect is responsible for working with firm Principals to engage with prospective clients and participate in other business development functions, working with clients as Senior Designer through programming and development of design concepts through construction documents, and acting as Architectural Project Manager (APM) on select projects.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:
Working with firm Principals, and maintaining client and consultant communication.
Participating in business development and marketing the firm's services by engaging with prospective clients.
Responsible for client communication from start of design to completion of construction. Responsible for quality and completeness of communications with clients and consultants at all phases of the work including during construction.
Primary point of accountability for progress of specific architectural projects as assigned. Leads architectural team for those projects. Understands character of project's client and manages client expectations. Assists in client selection process and works with them to complete on schedule.
Responsible for quality and completeness of drawings and specifications. Oversees and coordinates work of Design Associates and works with Senior Designer and/or Landscape Senior Designer where applicable. Understands design intent and works to maintain it throughout the project.
Responsible for meeting design goals within agreed upon architectural budgets and construction budgets. Fully understands contractual obligations in both design and construction phases. Is able to answer management or client's questions on job progress or details at any time. Available for occasional weekend meetings.
In regular contact and coordination with Construction Project Mangers (at least weekly during construction phase). Reviews job sites periodically to determine if execution is consistent with contract documents. Reports lack of consistency to Construction Project Manager immediately.
Review and approve all architectural and construction documents and project deliverables.

Candidates will need to meet the following qualifications:
B. Arch, M. Arch, or equivalent degree;
Architectural Registration;
Minimum 8-10 years of applicable design experience;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Ability to self-motivate;
Demonstrated client communication and client retention skills;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Revit and/or AutoCAD skills and experience with various design presentation programs.

Working Conditions & Physical Demands:
Office and/or field environment. Travel to off-site locations may be required.
Overtime as required.
Manual dexterity to operate office equipment, file, and perform specialized skills.
Needs a high degree of concentration in a busy office environment.

For more information, or to submit your resume and letter of interest, please contact us through

About Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders (PSD)
PSD is nationally recognized for thoughtful architectural design and quality construction throughout Cape Cod, the Islands, and southeastern New England. Offering an innovative single source for new construction, remodeling, and renovation projects, our firm provides fully integrated services for select residential, commercial and institutional clients. PSD's office is located in East Harwich.

Keywords: Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders, Nantucket , Senior Project Architect, Professions , Harwich, Massachusetts

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