Senior Facade Specialist
HOK - New York, NY

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Leadership
  • Responsible for ensuring the overall design intent of the project established by the Project Designer is incorporated into the detailed documentation.
  • Monitors the design process from conceptual phase through construction administration, ensuring the design idea is consistent and properly executed.
  • Responsible for technical resolution and coordination for a defined portion of a project.
  • Performs product research. Responsible for working with Specification Writer to complete project specification.
  • Checks completed reports, plans, estimates and calculations for accuracy.
  • Fosters and maintains a collaborative professional working relationship with the Project Leadership Team.
  • Responsible for communication with other disciplines, vendors, and contractors to ensure incorporation of all information into project requirements and provides support as necessary.
  • Ensures that construction detail documentation conforms to quality assurance, quality control and best practice standards.
  • Supervises preparation of technical drawings by other less senior level architects or technicians.
  • Performs as team leader on certain projects.
  • Mentors and directs the work of less experienced staff, participates in professional development reviews and “Lessons Learned” sessions.
  • Takes personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices.
Client Interface
  • Works on developing a positive relationship of trust with client Leadership.
  • Communicates with client representative, when required, to verify design requirements and specifications, progress reviews and delivery of final presentation.
Teamwork
  • Receives project direction from the Principal in Charge and Technical direction from the RBU Technical Principal.
  • Coordinates use and tracks shared electronic documentation and files with project team, clients and consultants.
  • Assists in planning and conducting work making minor adaptations and modifications to complete working drawing set(s).
  • Writes reports and memos to consultants and vendors to issue changes and track resolutions.
  • Provides technical support and project communications to team as required.
  • Attends on-site visits, field reviews and project meetings. Prepares and coordinates the review of contractor’s schedules, submission of shop drawings and samples.
  • Assists the Specification Writer in product research, consulting with manufacturers, evaluating and selecting project related materials.
  • Involved with specification set-up and drawing coordination, research and appropriate use of HOK Standards.
  • Provides support to all team members for specific market, discipline, or other areas of expertise.
  • Participates in team meetings to help resolve project issues, coordination with other disciplines, schedule adherence, technical issues.
  • Participates in review of building enclosure costs and budgets, adherence to schedule.
  • Incorporates Integrated Sustainable Design solutions into projects.
Business Development
  • May participate in business development meetings with team leaders to target specified project, client or market opportunities.
Required Skills

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:
  • Strong knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness.
  • Advanced knowledge of enclosure building systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.
  • Thorough knowledge of buildingSMART, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery (IDP).
  • Advanced knowledge of QA/QC process.
  • Advanced knowledge of building codes and ability to research and apply/incorporate into technical documents.
  • Possess strong hand and advanced CAD drafting skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficiency in 3D Modeling software such as 3D Studio Max and Viz 2006 preferred.
  • Proficiency in Revit required.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in team environment.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
Required Experience EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture required
  • 10 plus years’ experience preferred
  • Registered Architect with current license required.
  • NCARB registration preferred.
  • LEED AP or GA required within 12 months of employment.

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