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Birdsmouth is hiring a Project Manager/Project Architect

  • 14 Mar 2018 4:10 PM
    Message # 5978992

    Birdsmouth is seeking a Project Manager/Project Architect to join our Design Team. We are a Design-Build company focused on high-performance design and construction, with a passion for beautiful, healthy and efficient building design.

    We are looking to hire a highly organized, articulate, detail-oriented, Licensed Architect or Design Professional with a minimum eight years on-the-job experience. As Project Manager/Project Architect, you are the primary client contact involved in all aspects of projects from sales, scheduling, budgeting for the design services, to managing the owner’s goals and expectations. 

    You will shape the success of the project from concept design through development and will manage the Project Team to make sure they understand the intent of the design and deliver the construction documents within time and budget expectations.  

    Familiarity with MacOS, SketchUp/LayOut and Gantt chart software is preferred. We utilize SketchUp as our primary design and drafting software along with Smartsheet for project scheduling. 

    As a Project Team leader, you must have highly developed communication and interpersonal skills. An interest and knowledge of high-performance design/construction is preferred. 

    As a Design Project Manager, you will:

    • Participate in Marketing and Sales of design projects
    • Lead the Design Team to ensure project goals are achieved
    • Design and detail projects
    • Coordinate projects with consultants
    • Work both independently and collaboratively with our Design Team
    • Coordinate documents/drawings for Permitting and Construction

    Required Skills:

    • Licensed Architect in The State of Oregon or min. eight years of on the job experience
    • Min. three years of Project Management experience
    • Proficient in BIM software such as SketchUp, Revit, etc. and/or design software such as Auto CAD, Vectorworks, etc.
    • Experience with residential construction and detailing
    • Interest in high performance and energy efficient construction
    • Ability to design and detail projects with minimal supervision

    Preferred Skills:

    • Working knowledge of SketchUp and LayOut
    • PHIUS+ or PHI certification
    • Experience with energy modeling software such as WUFI Passive, PHPP, REM/RATE or similar

    Life at Birdsmouth:

    We are an experienced team of architects, designers, managers, and builders. We strive for excellence in everything we do. That means being up to date on the latest innovations in building science, and creating long lasting relationships with our clients, co-workers, subcontractors, and everyone along the supply chain. We’re known for our commitment to quality, and for being leaders in the high-performance building movement— minimizing the sizable impact the built environment has on our changing climate.

    Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, paid holidays, paid time off, education stipend, mileage reimbursement, matching 401k, and STD options.


    Please send a cover letter stating your current availability, along with your resume and samples of your work that is relevant for the position (no larger than 10MB) to info@birdsmouthconstruction.com with the Subject line “Project manager/Project Architect Job.” 

    We will not review applications without work samples. 

    Birdsmouth is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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