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Job Posting: February 08, 2022

SPECIFICATIONS WRITER

COMPANY: Neumann Smith Architecture
LOCATION: Southfield, MI

Description:
We are currently seeking a Specification Writer with 5 or more years of experience. Experience in preparation of technical documents with at least 2 years dedicated to preparation of specifications. CCS certification and LEED AP desirable. Experience with BSD SpecLink preferred. Familiar with a wide range of building types, materials, and construction systems. Resourceful and creative thinker with strong writing, editing, and research skills. Team player with proven track record of success working with a multitude of teams and clients. They will be working with the Director of Specifications, provide a supporting role in production of Project Manuals, coordination of Consultant Specifications, and research of materials and products. Typically involved in multiple projects with varying schedules. Works effectively and collaboratively with many diverse stakeholders.

Essential Functions:
• Strong understanding of building science, materials, construction systems, and codes.
• Works well under deadline pressure.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Sound judgment, thoroughness, and appropriate decision making.
• Strong editing and research skills.
• Accuracy, completeness, clarity, and composition in written expression.

Qualifications:
• 5 or more years of architectural experience.
• 2 or more years dedicated to preparation of specifications.

Job Posting: February 07, 2022

PROJECT ARCHITECT

COMPANY: Neumann Smith Architecture
LOCATION: Southfield, MI

Description:
We are currently seeking a Project Architect with substantial professional skills acquired from prior work experience. This person will support projects in the development of concepts, which are incorporated into a final product in conjunction with the work of other architects and technicians. This position is also responsible for developing technical construction documents in Revit and CAD, as necessary, and coordinating with consultants. Applicants must be available to interview in-person at our location if selected.

Essential Functions:
• Strong technical ability to develop, coordinate, and review construction documentation for complex design solutions.
• Strong understanding of building codes and ADA requirements.
• Works well under deadline pressure.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Proficient/Advanced REVIT skill set.

Qualifications:
• 5-10 years of architectural experience.
• 5 years minimum experience in Revit developing models and technical details.
• Previous commercial, higher education, retail, wood construction, etc. experience preferred.

Job Posting: February 07, 2022

PROJECT MANAGER

COMPANY: Neumann Smith Architecture
LOCATION: Southfield, MI

Description:
We are currently seeking a Project Manager with 10 or more years of experience, licensure preferred, professional degree in architecture from an accredited program. Coordinates all project efforts to ensure effective execution, prepares strategic plans. Manages and responsible for multiple small/medium projects and/or larger complex projects. Assists with project specifications by providing relevant and required product, equipment information and compiling and analyzing data. Serves as the primary client liaison to bring the schedule, budgets, and scope of work to completion and to the client’s satisfaction. Actively manages internal budgets, schedules, and programs; project communications and documentation; office administrative tasks; and project team assignments. Represents the firm with targeted clients, consultants, contractors and with the public.

Essential Functions:
• Strong understanding of building science, codes, and ADA requirements.
• Works well under deadline pressure.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Sound Judgment, thoroughness and appropriate decision making.
• Strong understanding of construction types, techniques, and Construction Administration.
• Accuracy, completeness, clarity, and composition in graphic/visual and written expression.
• Communicates effectively and on a regular basis with clients and peers – speaks confidently and articulates well. Both verbal and nonverbal communication. Listens attentively.

Qualifications:
• 10 or more years of architectural experience.
• Previous experience in one of the following project types preferred – commercial, multi-family, higher education, corporate interiors, or retail.