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Post #337

Architect-Project Manager

Posted: 07/28/2022

Dietz & Company Architects is seeking a talented Architect-Project Manager to add to our growing firm. Candidates must be open-minded, hard-working, detail-oriented, and proactive. The primary function of the Architect-Project Manager is day-to-day management of small to midsize projects throughout all phases of design, including direct client and consultant contact. The role also requires:

  • Serving as the primary client contact for assigned projects
  • Preparing strategic plans for project success
  • Coordination of all project efforts
  • Management of a collaborative, integrated team structure for all phases of work
  • Leading and managing the production team in the completion of one or more projects simultaneously

Essential skills and qualities include:
  • High degree of proficiency with Revit, Sketchup, and rendering software
  • Ability to effectively use E-Specs and Fast Track
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of construction methods
  • Working knowledge of building code and zoning principles
  • Working knowledge of building science and sustainability concepts
  • Working knowledge of CSI Masterformat System and ability to produce outline specifications
  • Interpersonal skills that will allow you to be a point of contact for clients and contractors
  • Ability to write proposals for both scope and fee
  • Develop and deliver presentations to groups, public meetings, and with clients
  • Ability to self-manage your time is a must
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, communication, and presentation skills

The ideal candidate for the Architect-Project Manager role should have 5+ years of direct architectural experience. Licensure is not required but is preferred.

The Company

Dietz & Company Architects is a woman-owned and 100% employee-owned company located in Springfield, MA. With over 35 years in business, we are one of the largest full-service architectural firms in Western MA and serve clients across the state in the housing, educational, hospitality, historic, and public sectors. As a community and client-focused firm, we take the time to volunteer within our community and take great pride in designing buildings that create a lasting positive impact. We are dedicated to providing a high level of service with every project, big or small.

Dietz & Company is dedicated to the growth and careers of our employees. We have an ongoing commitment to providing educational development opportunities and cutting-edge technology to our team members. Since 2018, we have been recognized by AIA New England as being an Emerging Professional Friendly Firm and we strive to provide a work environment that encourages opportunities for mentorship and professional growth.

Benefits

We provide a competitive benefits package including:
  • Participation in an employee stock ownership program after 1 year of employment
  • Profit sharing
  • Health and dental coverage
  • 401k (with 3% Safe Harbor contribution after 1 year)
  • Yearly educational allowance
  • Short and Long-term disability insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Payment of AIA Membership dues and license renewal fees for registered architects
  • Paid volunteer hours for community service
  • Options for hybrid work schedule

Dietz & Company Architects is committed to recognizing and encouraging diversity and inclusion within our firm. We believe that diversity makes us a stronger team and that the varying backgrounds and experiences of our staff influence our designs for the better. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

To apply please send cover letter, resume, and work samples to office@dietzarch.com