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Senior Project Architect, with minimum of 10 years of biotech/biopharma manufacturing facilities and/or R&D laboratory design experience

Senior Project Architect, with minimum of 10 years of biotech/biopharma manufacturing facilities and/or R&D laboratory design experience preferred. Primary responsibilities will include leading the design and planning process for multi-faceted production facilities and overseeing the production and coordination of architectural construction documents under the direction of the Architectural Department Manager.
Key Responsibilities

  • Provide architectural design for varied projects and client base. Implement the development of preliminary presentations and construction documentation.
  • Review and coordinate design issues with the in-house engineering team through multiple phases of a project.
  • Participate in company initiatives for quality control and ISO 9001 certification.  
  • Lead a multidiscipline team and perform layout and detailing on architectural projects
  • Establish owner/client and internal meetings, and participate in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance
  • Conduct work sessions at project site in conjunction with Project Manager and other disciplines
  • Coordinate workload of team members through multiple phases to complete documents on schedule
  • Perform QA/QC and technical reviews
  • Coordinate and edit architectural specifications
  • Coordinate with and assist affected disciplines with addenda, RFIs, CPRs and change orders
  • Incorporate agreed-upon changes into project documents
  • Lead projects in a dual project management role as needed
  • Provide construction contract administration as needed
  • Maintains a professional and productive relationship with clients and co-workers

Education and Experience

• Registered Architect
• Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Project Schedule)
• Excellent written and communication skills
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Proficient in use of Autodesk Revit and familiarity with related tools and processes
• Demonstrated graphic presentation skills
• Must have experience in preparation and layout of architectural contract documents and coordination of specifications
• Strong knowledge of codes and good planning skills
• Strong knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness.
• Advanced knowledge of architectural building systems.
• Ability to lead teams and work effectively with other project leaders.
• Ability to effectively meet deadlines.

Other Requirements 
• Registered Architect in California
• LEED AP accreditation an advantage
• Knowledge and experience with Revit and AutoCAD. Sketch-up, and other 3-D software experience a plus
• Familiarity and experience with FDA/EU cGMP guidelines is a definite advantage
• Good report and technical writing skills desired with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Demonstrating good interpersonal skills, is attentive and approachable
• Flexibility to travel (moderate) required
• Mentoring junior architectural staff and assist in professional development.
• Thorough knowledge of buildingSMART and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) is an advantage.
• Proficiency in NewForma preferred.
• An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
• Contributing to ongoing business development activities.

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Senior Project Architect - SJ0060

Fremont, CA, USA

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