Shive-Hattery has an immediate opening in our Quad Cities office for a Licensed Architect with 5 - 10 years of professional experience with healthcare projects. Candidate will be working in a collaborative, team-based environment with opportunities to design healing environments for great clients and projects that matter and make a difference in our communities.
The successful candidate needs to exhibit a true passion for healthcare architecture; understanding and valuing the importance of the work we provide to our clients and the tremendous effects it has on their patients’ outcomes and staff’s satisfaction. We expect the candidate to be energized and committed to pursuing great design, leadership, and engagement opportunities within our communities, our client’s organizations, and within our project teams.
As a team member, this person will work closely with our senior healthcare architects to plan and develop full service projects. This requires continuing education and knowledge of evidence-based design related to healthcare facilities; EDAC accreditation is encouraged. Typical duties and responsibilities may include the following associated with Healthcare project types on new facilities, additions or remodels involvement with design, planning, organizing, and coordination with engineers, designers, and drafters associated with team goals and objectives.
•Architectural design and documentation from conceptual to design development
•Architectural production development including drawings, schedules and technical specifications
•Incorporate requirements and best practice components for systems and practices to meet client’s and projects needs
•Perform code analysis
•Participate in the development of quality control procedures to accurately complete technical documents
•Design to and monitor budget to ensure the project is progressing in a cost effective and timely manner
•Complete construction administrative services as required
•Keep current on changes regarding new technologies, trends, and innovative best practices in the area of Healthcare and recommend changes and new services as appropriate
•Mentor and be mentored in healthcare design; seek constant improvement and share knowledge
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture with experience in Healthcare Design.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Work consists of moderately complicated procedures and tasks that require both directed activities and independent judgments when setting task priorities, evaluating results, coordinating with others, etc.
Candidate is required to have good general working knowledge of architecture and design, as well as healthcare design best practices, trends and codes. Additionally the ability to utilize a variety of software programs such as Revit, SketchUp, Adobe, Bluebeam, BSD SpecLink, and MS Office programs including PowerPoint as key tools is essential.
Why Shive-Hattery?Our learning and teaching culture is based on collaboration; you will learn from and teach other employees while working across disciplines. You will develop your skills while continuing to grow professionally at Shive-Hattery.
About the Quad Cities Office
Located along the banks of the Mississippi River in historic downtown Moline, the busy city life surrounds us each day. From our office you can see the unique west-to-east bend of the river and the tree line along the Rock Island Arsenal, a major military installation. Just down the road you will find one of the several John Deere offices based in the Quad Cities. Some other Fortune 500 corporations in our area include 3M, Exelon, and Arconic; it’s not all big business here though. Throughout the area, which encompasses six counties in northwestern Illinois and southeastern Iowa with an overall population of nearly 450,000, there are over 30,000 businesses, locally-owned and beyond. The variety and success creates a robust and continually growing economy.
There are many exciting amenities that thrive here including the Figge Art Museum, Putnam Museum, Quad City Symphony Orchestra, iWireless Center, Bix 7 Road Race, PGA John Deere Classic, Quad Cities Marathon, and Modern Woodmen Ballpark (was recently recognized as the "Best Minor League Ballpark" in America by USA Today readers). The list goes on with many outdoor recreational features, including the Great River Trail for biking, hiking and walking (over 100 miles of trails); numerous local, county, and state parks; boating and fishing opportunities in the Mississippi and Rock Rivers; and access to exceptional golf courses, just to name a few.
Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.