Architectural Project Manager

JOB POSITION
Firm Name

Guerin Glass Architects

State

Hawaii

Type of Position

Full-time

Education Requirements

Salary Range

Description

Guerin Glass Architects is seeking a highly skilled Architectural Project Manager to join our team. As an Architectural Project Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of architectural projects from inception to completion. This role requires strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest standards of quality. The Project Manager should have a minimum of 8 years of experience and have a professional degree in Architecture. The Project Manager will work with the Studio Directors and report to the Managing Director and Principals.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project Planning and Management:
o Assist in the development of project proposals including scheduling, resourcing and fees.
o Develop comprehensive project work plans outlining scope, objectives, timelines, and resources required.
o Coordinate with clients, architects, engineers, and contractors to ensure alignment with project goals.
o Prepare project schedules, establish project milestones and monitor progress to ensure adherence to budget, schedule and quality standards.
o Monitor and report on internal project costs and performance and resourcing.
o Manage and track project invoicing and expenses including contracted consultants.
o Assist in the preparation, negotiation and execution of Owner/Architect and Consultant contracts.
o Prepare, issue and track any contract amendments /additional services scope and construction change Orders.

Budget Management:
o Prepare and manage project budgets, including cost estimation, tracking expenses, and forecasting financial performance.
o Identify potential cost savings opportunities and mitigate budget overruns.

Team Leadership and Collaboration:
o Lead project teams, delegating tasks and responsibilities as necessary.
o Foster a collaborative and productive work environment, ensuring effective communication and teamwork among all stakeholders.

Risk Management:
o Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimize project disruptions.
o Address any issues or conflicts that arise during the course of the project promptly and effectively.

Client Relationship Management:
o Serve as the primary point of contact for clients, addressing inquiries, providing project updates, and managing expectations.
o Ensure client satisfaction through proactive communication and responsiveness to feedback.

Documentation and Reporting:
o Maintain accurate project documentation, including contracts, drawings, specifications, and correspondence.
o Prepare regular progress reports and presentations for internal and external stakeholders.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
• Proven experience as an Architectural Project Manager or similar role in the construction industry.
• Strong knowledge of architectural design, building codes, and construction processes.
• Excellent leadership, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
• Proficiency in project management software.
• Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively.
• Experience with sustainable design practices and green building standards preferred.
• Proactive and collaborative.
• Detail oriented, highly organized, and efficient.
• Capable of working in a rapid paced workflow.
• Willingness to travel to project sites and attend meetings as required.
• Must be proficient in AutoCAD and Revit
• Must have experience in Microsoft Office, BluBeam Revu, and Adobe Creative Suite (specifically InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
• Experience in Rhino, Grasshopper, and Enscape, Edited would be a plus
• Architectural registration and LEED certification are a plus

About Our Firm:

Guerin Glass Architects is a collaborative design practice that uses architecture to amplify each site’s unique character and connect people with their surroundings.

Established in 2004, the firm has built a wide range of projects, including world class hotels, resort master plans, family retreats and mixed-use campuses. Across our portfolio, the connecting thread is clean, refined, well-planned spaces that perform in daily life and integrate with their surroundings.

Our diverse body of work is focused on this site-specific approach. From a horizontal resort in Mexico’s East Cape to a multi-level home bridging past and present in downtown Aspen—our firm’s architecture and their environs are inextricably linked. Rigorous planning forms the backbone of our process. Paired with programmatic analysis and context-driven design, we pursue elegant solutions that underscore the conceptual vision. Project delivery is equally important, and thus meticulous standards for documentation, extensive material research and hands-on project administration play an integral role in how we work. We are committed to using our expertise and project involvement to integrate sustainability and advocate for design that contends with climate change.

With offices in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and Honolulu, our team is united by our clear and comprehensive approach to design. While many of our projects extend over 1 million square feet and cater to international clientele, we take pride in our more personal and informal way of working. By developing sincere, generative and collaborative relationships with clients, we build long-term
relationships and repeat business. This has enabled our team to grow and allows us to continually refine our approach.

We endeavor to make architecture that strengthens the relationship between individuals and their
surroundings—shaping how people perceive, inhabit and engage with the world.

How to apply

To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and portfolio samples, as PDF attachments to jobs-hi@gueringlass.com with the subject line ‘Architectural Project Manager'.

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