Senior Project Architect

Senior Project Architect

Career Information

Ziemba + Prieto Architects (Z+P) is a medium size firm offering competitive salaries, comprehensive health insurance and flex-spending plans, PTO benefits, paid holidays and vacations, 401K retirement plan, annual bonus opportunities, monthly continuing education learning seminars, and company sponsored employee appreciation events throughout the year.

As a Sr. Project Architect at Z+P you will be required to work on multiple projects and/or accounts. You may work individually (depending on project size and scope) or in small teams. Our project types consists of education (K-12) and commercial/retail. Interested candidates should possess full knowledge of architecture practice, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be proficient with various design software. Must possess valid California architect’s license. In order to succeed, you must be able to function in a fast-paced environment and be able to accept and adapt to change.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Architecture degree from an accredited University.
  2. Current, active California license to practice architecture.
  3. Minimum 15 years relevant professional experience as a licensed architect.
  4. Thorough knowledge of California Building Codes and ADA.
  5. Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  6. Ability to work well with others.
  7. Computer skills including AutoCAD (latest release) and Microsoft Office (Photoshop experience a plus).

Assigned Duties

  1. Prepare and manage project schedules (assign project teams work to be performed).
  2. Prepare proposals and additional services proposals.
  3. Conduct monthly PA/PM meetings.
  4. Interface with Clients, consultants and jurisdictional agencies, including attending and conducting Client and/or School Board presentations.
  5. Perform all duties of a Project Manager where no Project Manager has been assigned.
  6. Manage various accounts and projects as follows:
    • Assign Projects to Project Managers/Job Captains.
    • Request, review and coordinate with Project Managers the Project scheduling and budget according to contract commitments.
    • Assign Project Teams in order to meet established schedules.
    • Oversee and assist Project Managers to meet overall project goals.
    • Provide technical direction and assistance to Project Managers/Project Teams, as required.
    • Provide assistance with problem resolution involving consultant activities and coordination, when necessary.
    • Review and red mark project construction documents at various milestones.
    • Review reports and meeting minutes provided by Project Mangers to update Project status on a regular basis.
  7. Provide all communication as requested by Principal.
  8. Other tasks as necessary for the success of the projects.

Application Process

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Ziemba + Prieto Architects is an equal opportunity employer whose policy is to ensure that the talents and resources of employees are utilized to the fullest, and that no employee receives less favorable treatment on grounds of sex, disability, marital status, creed, social class, color, race or ethnic origins, nor is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be relevant to performance.