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Stantec Science and Technology/Commercial Project Manager - Architect in SAN FRANCISCO, California

Science and Technology/Commercial Project Manager - Architect - ( 220001VL )


Stantec’s Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. Our Science Technology / Commercial Buildings sector group is seeking qualified candidates to support our growing practice. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future. Join us to bring transformational building solutions to life.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s Science Technology / Commercial Practice seeks to find a Project Manager to join our San Francisco Bay Area Team. As a senior contributor, you will work independently to assist clients through the planning and creation of fiscally responsible, cutting-edge designs. Your experience ensures that you are quite familiar with construction plans, specifications, estimates and building codes and have experience in all phases of planning and design of academic and corporate science as well as workplace facilities. You will be managing and developing client relationships and working with senior laboratory planners, project architects and Stantec Engineering to lead the development of integrated design proposals, develop and manage integrated work plans, manage project financials, and coordinate with clients, while leading and mentoring others and collaborating with team members to contribute to the final deliverables. We are looking for teammates who can create and foster solutions, maintain a fast pace mindset, and are interested in growing within an emerging practice.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing complex tasks on medium to large size projects.

  • Plan, organize, and direct the work throughout the life of the project to successfully deliver the project to the client.

  • Keep the Principal in Charge informed of progress on project expectations, deadlines, and deliverables and understand the limits of the decision-making responsibilities of the role and respect the boundaries of the Principal in Charge’s responsibilities.

  • Lead the client and project team to assure that the project design meets the client budget, schedule, program, and design intent.

  • Assist in the negotiation and development of project agreements.

  • Develop and manage project budget, schedule, and overall work plan to realize target financial performance.

  • Mentor Assistant Project Managers and motivate project teams and team members.

  • Assure that Project Management Framework tasks are timely completed and properly documented.

  • Lead project coordination and owner/site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors.

  • Manage and track change orders, applications for payment by contractors and other contractual modifications impacting budget and schedule.

  • Work with Operations Manager in determining project staffing needs and recommending personnel.

  • Directs client invoicing and effectively manages collections.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Multidisciplinary experience in any or all of the following markets: science and technology, and workplace.

  • Capable of simultaneously supporting one or more Principal’s in Charge on multiple projects.

  • Thorough understanding of accessibility codes, life-safety codes, building construction systems, means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards.

  • Effectively manages multiple deadlines and priorities.

  • Excellent organization, coordination, leadership, team-building and managerial skills. Team player with the client, entire project team and contractor.

  • Effective negotiator and communicator.

  • Demonstrated design acumen and leadership on major projects.

  • Experience with responding to Requests for Proposals, Expression of Interests, Statement of Qualifications.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of market assessment techniques, insights, and contacts.

  • Proven success in developing new clients and maintaining strong client relationships.

  • Participate in business development efforts, including market research, client relationships, developing leads, and securing contracts.

  • Requires strong understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Newforma; Prefer experience with Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture

  • License required (California registration desired)

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience (3 years’ experience with working knowledge on science and technology project, ex. Vivarium, cGMP, cleanrooms, R&D labs, etc. preferred)

  • LEED Green Associate or LEED AP a plus

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-California-San Francisco

Job : Architect

Organization : BC-2014 Buildings-US Pacific

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 18, 2022, 4:30:24 PM

Req ID: 220001VL

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