Japanese/English bilingual Architect

Worthington, OH 43085

Posted: 08/23/2019 Industry: Construction Job Number: 520820

Job Description

Under supervision of the General Manager and/or Pre-Construction Manager/Construction Manager, performs administrative and professional architectural work by managing projects from pre-construction through completion of each project. Provides leadership to the project and coordinate with the internal and external project design team in the design of construction projects. Serves as the liaison between the design team and the construction personnel.

Duties/Examples of Work
The following is a list of representative duties. Other duties may be assigned that may reasonably follow and relate to essential tasks.
1. Plans and prepares construction drawings of project for bids
2. Manages projects at all phases: design development, bidding and contract development, construction phase and follow-up to the completion
3. Oversees the productions of consultants (outside engineers and architects if applicable) for accuracy and assurance of compliance to our client standards
4. Maintain an up-to-date file or library of sample materials and catalogues
5. Attend project meetings
6. Accountable for receiving approved submittals from Architect or Engineer and notifying Project Management of potential schedule impact
7. Submit building permit application, follow-up on review progress and receive upon approval. Submit Check Request (Urgent Pay Request) to Accounting for associated fees according to Urgent Pay Request procedures
8. Prepares as-built drawing at the completion of project

Knowledge and Abilities
1. Knowledge of all applicable codes and regulatory agency guidelines
2. Considerable knowledge of the modern principles and practices of architecture
3. Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the construction field
4. Ability to review, analyze, and make recommendations regarding designs, plans, and specifications
5. Ability to coordinate and plan the work of technical and professional personnel both internally and externally
6. Ability to interpret and carry out complex oral and written instructions including the reading and interpretation of blueprints and specifications
7. Strong and effective communicator, both verbally and written, who can interface cooperatively with various departments of the company, as well as clients and subcontractors
8. Possess good organizational, analytical and problem solving ability
9. Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task
10. Proficient in use of AutoCAD and Microsoft Project software; have working knowledge of calculator, personal computer and other miscellaneous office machines
11. Represent the company at all times with high moral and ethical conduct
12. Willingness to provide leadership and management
13. Ability to travel as needed

Environmental and Physical Demands of the Position
1. Typical office and construction site environment
2. Physically fit to walk in the construction site from one end to the other, ability to climb up to the roof, stairs, etc. To monitor construction activities
3. Bending/twisting and reaching
4. Far vision at 20 feet or further; near vision at 20 inches or less
5. Lifting and carrying 50 pounds or less
6. Sitting, standing, walking, climbing and stooping
7. Talking and hearing; use of the phone
8. Hold a valid US driver s license

Equipment Used
Standard office equipment such as calculator, fax machine, photocopier, electric paper punch, computer workstation, and telephone.

Education and Experience
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Architecture with 10 years of experience (post-degree minimum) in commercial and industrial architecture with 5+ years managing sizeable projects. Registration as an Architect is required. US NCARB certification is required. Architecture or equivalent degree
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