Architectural Project Manager - Pace Suburban Bus, Arlington Heights, IL
Location: 60005, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Salary: $70,000 - $110,000
4 Year Degree
Pace Suburban Bus, Arlington Heights, IL. GovHR USA is pleased to announce the recruitment and selection process for an Architectural Project Manager. Under the direction of the Section Manager of Design and Construction, this position is responsible for managing projects in all phases of the project life cycle (planning, design, construction, and closeout).
Position responsibilities include:
Manages architectural/engineering services contracts, prepares documents for construction projects, and serves as field inspector during construction.
Establishes estimates, ensuring adherence to budgets, schedules, performance, and contract requirements. Resolves project related issues, disputes, and claims.
Evaluates and processes change orders.
Writes task order project scopes for solicitation of architectural and engineering professional services.
Reviews and negotiates proposed architectural professional services proposals, invoices, and fees.
Manages project documentation and contractual responsibilities during pre-design, design development, and construction.
Performs quality assurance/quality control reviews for architectural and engineering design submittals.
Supervises construction contract work in the field, ensures that the project is constructed in accordance with detailed plans and specifications and contract requirements. Writes construction documents for bid letting.
Performs all close out tasks associated with the completion of all architectural and engineering services and construction contract work on projects assigned. Performs other duties as required.
Must have a bachelor’s degree in architecture.
Must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.
Must have a minimum of six years of design and construction project management experience,
Must be proficient using Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel as well as using AutoCAD.
Must possess and demonstrate strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, and be detail oriented with the ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Most work is performed in an office environment but travel to local project sites and field work including the ability to maneuver on a construction site is required.
Registration with NCARB’s Architectural Experience Program and/or professional architecture license is preferred.
An emphasis on site inspection/observation is preferred.
Knowledge of design requirements for commercial and/or industrial buildings and civil sitework is preferred.
Prior experience with e-Builder and Bluebeam is preferred.
Salary Range and Benefits
The expected hiring range for this position is $70,000 - $110,000, commensurate with experience. In addition to generous health, dental and vision benefit programs, Pace also offers the following comprehensive benefits package:
Retirement, Savings and Education Benefits:
Retirement Benefits –Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) Pension Plan or opting out and receiving a 7% employer contribution to RTA 401(k) Plan.
Retirement Savings Plans – Voluntary deferrals are allowed on a pre-tax basis and/or Roth basis to the 401(k) or 457(b) plans.
If work / life balance is important to you, Pace offers the following time off:
Hybrid work environment after completion of the 6-month probationary period.
Vacation – 2 weeks (Accrual during the first year)
Paid Time Off (Leave) – 15 days annually with ability to convert unused hours to sick or 401(k) contribution.
Paid Holidays – 6
Floating Holidays – 5
Pace is setting the employer standard for offering a full-service health and wellness programs that include:
Flexible Spending Health and Dependent Care (Pace contributes 30% up to a maximum amount of $1,500 for dependent care)
Employee Life and Supplemental Life Insurance for the entire family
Health Club Reimbursement (up to $40 per month)
On-site Wellness Program
Protection Plus Identity Theft Program and Pet Insurance
How to Apply
Please submit résumé, cover letter, and contact information for three to five professional or supervisory references. Resumes will be reviewed as they are received, and the position open until filled.
The position posting and application instructions can be found on the GovHR USA career center at www.GovHRjobs.com. Questions regarding the recruitment may be directed to: John Prejzner, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, LLC at 224-326-1360.
GovHR USA was founded by Heidi Voorhees and Joellen Cademartori to serve as a vehicle for excellence in public service, through recruitment and selection, human resources and management consulting, and temporary staffing services for local governments across the United States. Throughout their careers, Voorhees and Cademartori have strongly believed in the importance of local innovation, cost effectiveness, and responsiveness for local government. To further these goals, local government leaders must recruit, attract and retain talented employees who are dedicated to the highest standards of public service. Both Voorhees and Cademartori have served and excelled in local government leadership positions, working closely with elected officials, employees, residents, businesses and related stakeholders to enhance the quality of life in the communities they have served