This role is responsible for the successful and timely development and completion of all Sand Companies, Inc. designs and specifications of Sand Companies, Inc. Construction and Development projects. Architect has the primary responsibility of the development of preliminary and final plans and specifications for all Sand Companies, Inc. Development projects along with oversight of the projects throughout construction. The role of an Architect is to bring together the creative ideas and visions of the client.
Prepare preliminary and final architectural designs including site and landscape plans, elevations, renderings and floor plans. Coordinate all Architectural, Structural, Civil, and Mechanical/Electrical consultants and oversee all projects during construction. Work and meet with local building officials in regards to code issues along with submitting plans, specifications, and building permit applications the city. (30%)
Review shop drawings for compliance with drawings specifications in conjunction with the Construction Division. Assist Project Managers in bidding and writing of subcontracts, material agreements and exhibits. Research products for inclusion in projects and specifications. (15%)
Research & Prepare analysis of potential sites for use of potential development projects. (15%)
Coordinate and cooperate with CAD Drafter/Operator. Work directly with the CAD Drafter/Operator to develop and implement standard architectural details and building materials for all Sand Companies, Inc. projects. Lead the process of creating concepts of design to a full realization of those designs. (10%)
Site inspection of current and completed projects to determine compliance with plans and specifications as well as various codes and zoning compliance along with development of punch lists. (10%)
Maintain and promote excellent communications between the field and the Corporate Office as well as with Sand Companies, Inc. Construction, Development, and Management Teams. (10%)
Attendance at City meetings, planning and zoning meetings, staff meetings, and any other meetings as requested. (5%)
Research, Specify and/or select building products for owner approval. (5%)
Sand Companies, Inc. is a vertically integrated company focusing in the upper Midwest on multifamily communities and hospitality properties. Our Development team partners with our Architects to design buildings that meet local standards and our lender requirements, while delivering our owners long-term, sustainable buildings. Once designed, our Construction and Procurement teams work closely to build and design the community for our future residents and guests. After the finishing touches are complete, Property Management and Hospitality teams manage to provide communities where we live, work and thrive to bring our guests and residents superior experiences.
Bachelor of Architecture degree, combined with a minimum of ten years in the field of Architecture along with adequate supervisory experience and skills. Licensed or ability to be licensed in states that Sand projects are developed or constructed is preferred.
Extensive understanding of all aspects of Architecture and construction including, but not limited to current building codes, ADA, MN Accessibility, Fire, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, Energy, and other municipal codes and municipal zoning. Ability to pass a drug and background check. Valid Driver’s License and ability to travel to job sites.
About Sand Companies, Inc.
Sand Companies, Inc. is an industry leader in design, construction, hotel and residential management, and real estate development.Built on a solid reputation, SCI specializes in design, construction and management of quality hotels, multi-family residential housing, commercial, and office buildings. As a vertically integrated company, Sand Companies, Inc. controls all variables from start to finish and delivers a final product that is second to none.