Do you enjoying building teams and departments? Do you seek to challenge the status quo? Well, we could have the role for you!
As we settle into 2021 we have a newly created role for a Section Manager of Architecture to assist us in our growth. In this role you are responsible for the Milhouse Architectural section as well as the overall Architectural design and project management work. In essence you are responsible for the quality, schedule and productivity of the team to ensure we exceed our clients expectations and that of Milhouse Engineering and Construction's standards. The Section Manager will lead and support the proposal development and client interfaces that range from new business development to assisting in the financial recovery of such client commitments. You will participate in the creation of standards, the management of subordinate staff design reviews, and stamping of plans. Such design work can include new builds and renovation of offices, laboratories, medical centers, process facilities, schools, and similar types of facilities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage the quality, schedule and budget of self and subordinate projects to exceed client and Milhouse requirements;
Identify resources required to exceed client and MEC performance requirements
Design and manage design to client and regulatory requirements
Keep MEC management advised of all quality, schedule and budget variances in a timely manner;
Shop drawing review and disposition;
Prepare project documents specifications and reports;
Maintain project files;
Create and enforce project quality plans;
Data and document entry into various platforms;
Report safety, health and quality issues to management;
Prepare contract amendments, change order documentation, and claims documentation;
Develop Milhouse standards;
Mentor Architects in the group;
Assist management as directed
Other duties as assigned
Membership & active participation in discipline special professional organizations
Education and Experience:
Five Year Undergraduate Degree in Architecture (B. Arch) from an ABET accredited institution
Professional registration and/or certification required
Certification in one area of expertise such as LEED, Value Engineering, or Energy Engineer
10 years of relevant experience; experience in architectural design including programming, new building design and building remodeling projects in the commercial, housing, and educational fields. Must be able to take a project from proposal to completion without assistance.
Ability to manage and grow a team
Proficient in Revit, Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel
Knowledge of applicable codes and standards
Knowledge of CPM schedule analysis
Proficient in one discipline specific design software and design management systems
Active membership in one professional organization society
Can maintain billability
Have strategic capabilities and an architectural vision or style.
Culture fit is critical
Strong with technology and tools
Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. was founded in 2001 with the goal of building the best engineering company in the country. It was based on the belief that if we hired great people, fueled their passion while challenging them to excel, and maintained a laser focus on the needs of your clients, success would come- and so it has. Our portfolio of successful projects continues to grow, our family of highly satisfied clients continues to expand, and our staff just gets better and better.
We are a unique, Chicago-based firm whose collective passion, vision and expertise has led to phenomenal growth and being named “Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” 15 years in a row! With more than 200 talented professionals and offices across the country, Milhouse offers a dynamic work environment where there is no limit to what you can achieve if you are willing to go after it.
Our people are the cornerstone of our organization, and key to our success. Join a remarkably talented team that shares a passion for what they do and a vision for improving communities around the world through innovative engineering and construction.
For the fifteenth consecutive year, Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. has been selected as Chicago’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For.
Important Notice to US Applicants
Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. is an at-will employer.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Life Insurance
- Short Term Disability Insurance
- 401(k) Plan
- Transit Benefits Program
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Employee Education & Development Program
- Paid Holidays
- Employee Referral Program
- Wellness Program
- Employee Recognition Program
- Lunch and Learns
- Milhouse University Classes (Cross Functional Training)
- Higher Level Professional Development/Certification support
- Paid Maternity and Paternity leave (plus incentives to support you in your first year of parenthood)