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Project Architect at Greenfield Architects, Ltd.

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Expiration Date: February 17, 2019

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your career? We want to hear from you! Greenfield Architects is hiring for a Project Architect to act in a strong leadership capacity. The ability to help refine the skills of existing team members while providing both design and technical direction, and ensuring projects are on track are some of the daily opportunities you'll have. 

The Project Architect is responsible for overall project design and management under the direction and review by the President of Greenfield Architects, Ltd.  This includes application of a high degree of design and technical skills, building code compliance, project administration, schedule, cost, and quality control. 

Greenfield Architects Ltd. was established in 1990 and brings unsurpassed experience in facility design, construction, and energy performance. We are committed to innovation, industry leadership, environmental stewardship, and helping meet the needs of our community.


  • Manage client relationship including proposal development, presentation, contract management, and client communication

  • Involvement in the entire process from design phase to the end of construction

  • Manage overall production of project design drawings and construction documents for commercial projects and  multi-family residential units, retail centers, medical offices, business offices, hotels, distribution, industrial, universities, churches and more

  • Work independently in addition to collaborating in a team environment

  • Ensure customer satisfaction by coordinating and monitoring service for quality performance

  • Manage construction administration of projects including bidding, shop drawings, RFIs, and periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with construction documents

  • Manage and coordinate design team, including outside design firms/consultants, and inside resources

  • Utilize understanding of  building costs, and drivers of those costs, while managing the design process to produce a design representing a construction project that is within established cost parameters

  • Produce proposals for design services with a high degree of success in competitive circumstances, and manage the production of design services within those estimated costs

  • Responsible for the overall production of project design drawings and construction documents

  • Manage projects anywhere from $2M to $80M dollars on an annual basis

  • Initiate and implement process changes that lead to more cost efficient product of design services

  • Mentor and train others in a team atmosphere

  • Communicate change concepts, engage in constructive discussions about change and impact thereof, and lead change initiatives as needed

  • Identify multiple solutions to a problem, and evaluate and determine which solutions are most effective

  • Utilize creativity and innovation to think outside the box using an entrepreneurial spirit

Important Areas of Expertise:

  • Licensed Architect, LEED BD + C preferred 

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture or a recognized branch of Architectural Engineering under a curriculum accredited by the NAAB and NCARB or related field

  • 7 or more years of Architectural firm experience

  • Revit or AutoCad proficiency required for document production

  • Demonstrated high order of architectural competence, both as an individual and as a leader in the team effort


Working for The High Companies:

Greenfield Architects Ltd. as part of The High Company, LLC offers a competitive benefit package:

  • Tuition Assistance with 100 percent reimbursement for approved courses and degree programs which are job related and approved in advance by your supervisor

  • Employee Assistance Program provides professional, confidential assistance for any type of personal issue you or your eligible dependents are experiencing

  • Good Measure Award is presented periodically to an individual or team from each of the High companies who exemplifies The High Philosophy and who has gone above and beyond normal job responsibilities to provide "Good Measure"

  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision available for full-time coworkers and family. Vacation is offered to regular full-time coworkers and is earned annually on your anniversary date. You may carry over a portion of your hours into the next anniversary year

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match


Important Details:

  • Application deadline is February 17, 2019

  • This position reports to the President of Greenfield Architects

  • You will work in a professional office environment. Your desk will be near a window with plenty of natural light

  • Limited travel between project meetings or construction sites (typically 1-2 hours)

  • You may be asked to participate in a case study or take an assessment

  • Applications via email will not be reviewed. Please apply online via the careers website

  • Reimbursement of Architectural License available

  • Paid membership provided to the American Institute of Architects


  • 7 year(s): or more years of Architectural experience


  • Bachelors or better in Architectural or related field



  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



  • Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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