Architectural Project Manager

Job ID 1705 Location South Bend, IN Job Type Full-Time Apply Now

Shive-Hattery has an immediate opening in our South Bend office for an Architectural Project Manager with a minimum of ten years of experience managing multi-discipline, building related projects. Candidate will be working in a collaborative team-based environment, ideally leading the commercial project sector.  Ability to have clear communication with individuals and teams within or outside the organization is required, with a focus on providing the highest level of client service’ as well as actively mentoring junior staff.

The candidate must be able to focus on retaining and growing existing commercial clients and developing and marketing new clients. Typical duties and responsibilities may include involvement with design, planning, organizing and coordination with engineers, designers and drafters associated with team goals and objectives.


The Architect may be assigned a variety of specific duties, which focus on individual and team growth expectations based on the needs of the office. The Architect may participate in any or all of the items listed below:

  • Provides design and architectural leadership associated with commercial clients on new facilities, additions or for those being remodeled.
  • Participate in marketing and business development efforts associated with the regional, national, and local development of select or focused clients. 
  • Assist in the development of research, cost data for the systems of both new construction, and remodel projects.
  • Consult with clients to determine the requirements and best practice components for systems and practices to meet their needs.
  • Oversee, review, and assist in the design and production of instruments of service to deliver our work to clients.
  • Work with team members to develop Revit models.
  • Provide design expertise to deliver solutions schematically, technically, throughout all phases of the project when appropriate.
  • Assist in the preparation of specifications.
  • Do code research.
  • Participate in the development of quality control procedures to accurately complete technical documents. Recommend updated procedures and methods where appropriate.
  • Review and process project correspondence.
  • May supervise designer(s), assign projects, and evaluate workloads.  Indirectly supervise team member and core team member support.
  • Participate with team members to monitor budget to ensure the project is progressing in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Attend meetings with clients and promote positive client contact with current and prospective clients. 
  • Visit project sites during construction to ensure quality, progress and compliance with specifications and standards.
  • Keep abreast of changes, new technology, trends, and innovative best practices in area of expertise and recommend changes and new services as appropriate.
  • Participate as a team member, contributing ideas and possible solutions, while providing opportunities for leadership development.

Business professional responsible for managing projects and leading the project teams from beginning to end by applying knowledge, skills, and company accepted methodologies in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations. Candidate shall exhibit a “Pleasure to serve Attitude” that is complimented with strong Communication, Team Building, and Solution finding skills.

Applicant is required to have a good general working knowledge of architecture and design. Able to operate computer and a variety of software programs such as Revit, Sketchup, MS Office, Adobe, Bluebeam, BSD Specifications and PowerPoint.

Shive-Hattery offers outstanding benefits, a sound compensation package and extensive professional development opportunities.

Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Future Consideration: No

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