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Title Architect
City Indianapolis
State IN
Employment Type Full Time
On-Call No
Weekend Hours No
Travel Yes
Description Herman & Kittle Properties-Architect
Location: Indianapolis, IN

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible and accountable for the cost effective design of all required building construction documents for new construction, rehab, and historic projects. This includes oversight of third-party design contracts and coordination of structural, MEP, and work with civil vendors.”

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Pre-Design:
• Attend site evaluation meetings with the developer
• Provide preliminary design drawings to assigned state and federally funded tax credit applications. The use of fundamental standard urban planning, landscape, civil engineering practices to accurately depict community size, unit quantities and amenities
• Prepare scale drawings of site, building layout and elevations
• Consult with Estimating to ensure design is fully aligned with Construction Budget
• Consult with client/department to determine functional and spatial requirements of proposed project(s)
• Coordinate documentation of any existing structures for renovation project
• Represent client/HKP in obtaining bids and review awarding consultant contracts Construction Documentation:
• Direct/manage project design team engaged in preparing
related drawings and specification documents
• Attend meetings related to the assigned project
• Prepare information regarding design, structural specifications, materials, color, equipment, and estimated costs
• Coordinate Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, Structural, Civil Engineering and other assigned consultants during design and construction phases
• Integrate engineering element into unified design
• Prepare contract documents for permitting, bidding, and construction

CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION
• Conduct periodic on-site observation of work construction to monitor compliance with permitted drawings
• Review shop drawings and submittals
• Review operating and maintenance manuals, studies, and reports.
• Review and approve monthly draw requests for assigned projects
• Provide final certificates of substantial completion and other documents that may be needed by governing officials, inspectors, financial providers and owner

GENERAL
•Travel: 25%
•Work with and meet the demands of the internal departments and schedules related to the assigned project(s)
•Maintain and keep all current and future professional licenses active
•Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
•Other duties as assigned
Requirements QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
• Minimum 3-5 years of experience in multi-family design preferred
• Experience designing multi-family, hotel, assisted living, or other multi-story habitable units preferred
• (1) State license, current and active/registered with NCARB to receive additional license in other states as necessary (Must
provide proof of certifications upon request)
• Knowledge of general construction practices and national, state and local building codes
• Organizational, project management and planning skills, including the ability to juggle multiple tasks
• An analytical mind with excellent problem-solving ability
• Leadership skills as well as the ability work well with a team of other professionals

Computer Skills:
• Excellent design and drafting skills with computer-aided design (CAD) AutoCAD required, Revit preferred, MS Office tools, Adobe creative suites

Language Skills:
•Excellent communications skills, both written and oral. Ability to read, write, interpret and analyze complex documents. Ability to respond to time sensitive design/construction related inquiries and question. Ability to effectively write speeches and persuade others using innovative techniques or style
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