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Senior Technical Designer

Company: Sevan Multi-Site Solutions
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Technical Designer
Department:Architecture & Engineering
Location:Downers Grove, IL
Summary:The Senior Technical Designer is as a member of the design studio and works alongside a group of individuals to provide architectural services within a dedicated design team. A design professional, accountable for producing accurate design and construction documents for our multi-site clients and supporting other team members in achieving team goals.
Responsibilities: include but are not limited to the following statements.

  • Prepares complete, accurate and code compliant construction documents.

  • Provides technical and creative design solutions that align with program intent.

  • Responsible for determining the appropriate building components and their design application.

  • Responsible for maintaining project schedules, deadlines and commitments for all projects.

  • Coordinates work with consultants, contractors, fabricators, specification writers, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives.

  • Notifies supervisor of changes in project scope and advises if a change order proposal is needed.

  • Possesses a working knowledge of building codes and ADA requirements.

  • Conducts project due diligence with municipalities to determine local zoning and building code requirements.

  • Accountable for resolving plan review comments from code officials.

  • Project liaison to code officials, outside consultants, suppliers, and contractors regarding questions to the construction documents.

  • Oversees staff architects, designers and technicians.

  • Review / evaluate others work and provide productive feedback and technical direction.

  • Eligible for Designer of Record signing and sealing responsibilities, based on business need.

  • Works with supervisor and peers to pursue professional development.

  • Participates in the development of more junior members of the team.

  • Participates in NCARB-s Architectural Experience Program (AXP) Program.

  • Engages in personal growth using Sevan-s I-PDCA process.

  • Accountable for timely completion of assigned projects.

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently or with minimal supervision on large-scope projects with many complexities.

  • May represent the company at client project meetings. Visits project sites to verify scope, exiting conditions and other related activities.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Exemplifies and promotes our values of integrity, respect, teamwork, excellence and charity.

  • Serves as a role model and promotes professional behavior.

  • Participates in company training programs and commits to self-development. Assists in developing/facilitating design training and orienting newly hired project designers.

  • Manages other jobsite clerical staff as assigned.

  • Embrace key Sevan-wide initiatives, like Safety and Sustainability.

    Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of AutoCAD (required), Revit (preferred), Illustrator, Photoshop, SketchUp, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Smartsheet. 3ds Max is a plus.
    Certificates and Licenses:
    No certifications or licenses required.
    Minimum 4-year degree in Architecture, Engineering, or equivalent; Master-s degree preferred; 7 or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Comprehensive knowledge of architectural principles, practices, and advanced techniques. Expertise in drawings, specifications, and building materials. Capable to complete complicated and difficult architectural assignments and large, complex projects with minimal supervision. Ability to execute and coordinate multiple projects at a time. Experience in multi-site projects preferred.
    Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.

Keywords: Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Downers Grove , Senior Technical Designer, IT / Software / Systems , Downers Grove, Illinois

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