1+ months

Project Manager - Architectural

Kelly Services
Atlanta, GA 30309

We are seeking a a Project Manager role within the Industrial Practice in our Alpharetta office. Ideal candidate is an experienced professional eager to participate in a fast-paced, collaborative team, who can execute and lead all phases of design which includes feasibility studies, planning, concept development, detailed design, construction documentation and specifications. Candidate should have design experience with manufacturing and plant facilities projects.

**Qualifications** :

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Critical features of this job are described under the headings below. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

**Required Knowledge and Skills:**

+ Ability to lead a project and design effort from concept design through start-up

+ Participates in preparing marketing materials, site test fits, proposals and participates in sales presentations.

+ Participates in and coordinates the teams production of plans, specifications and contract documents

+ Manages all client communications and client expectations

+ Develops the project workplan, manages project timelines, budget, scope, change and risk throughout the project execution.

+ Ability to evaluate project progress and adjust critical path for scope completion and budget adherence required

+ Interfaces and coordinates with local authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs). Reviews, interprets and applies the Building Code in compliance with the application.

+ Interfaces with the Construction Manager and Site Manager to resolve design coordination details and any constructability issues as well as assists with the value engineering effort.

+ Responsible for coordinating professional service contract with clients and agreements with consultants.

+ Coordinates with financial staff to ensure maintain billing and invoice schedule for their projects and monitors payment status.

+ Assist with mentoring, training and coordinating work of teammate and junior staff.

+ Embrace specific steps to create, develop and promote a diverse workforce and to promote an inclusive environment

**Project Delivery**

+ Manage and lead the Key Project Management Functions: Opportunities, Projects, Planning and Accounting.

+ Conduct informal meetings with project team on a regular basis and give direction as required so that the project stays on course, within budget, etc. Provide recommendations as needed for corrective actions on a regular basis.

+ Update Team Leader on a regular basis regarding project status and notify Team Leader/Studio Director and/or Operations Director and/or Managing Director immediately if the project is off track, etc. Provide solutions to situations that need resolution.

+ Develop and facilitate contracts between NELSON, Client and outside consultants for services with the approval from the Studio Director and/or Managing Director.

+ Manage the project contract performance and process understanding the scope, budget, and quality agreed to by the Client.

+ Execute the contract in alignment with approved work plans, schedules and budgets to attain profitability targets to manage and monitor the project life cycle and financial outcome of the project.

+ Communicate with other disciplines, vendors, and contractors to ensure incorporation of all information into project requirements and provides support as necessary

+ Ensure project documentation and contracts are compliant with NELSON standards

+ Ensure that design reviews occur at the designated stages of projects.

+ Monitor and, when appropriate, manage communication between the project team and client, consultants, contractors and vendors to communicate design requirements or coordinate design documents.

+ Contribute to and offer professional opinion to the office Leadership Team of the firm regarding current projects, staff, client relationships, etc.

+ Complete timesheet daily, confirming accuracy prior to submission.

+ Complete expense reports timely, confirming accuracy prior to submission

+ Participate as requested in meetings with the office leadership team to share ideas regarding existing and overall organization, business development opportunities, position in the marketplace, etc.

+ Support the office leadership team with firm wide initiatives.

+ Take on special projects as directed by the office leadership team.


+ Conduct initial review of drawings, documents and proposals prior to other reviews ensuring accuracy and completeness.

+ Review all plans and other production tasks for accuracy prior to submission to Team Leader, Studio Director, or Technical Director.

+ Establish a process and ensure all projects receive QA/QC review by assigned Technical Director, Design Director, Architect, etc.

+ Guide teammates in utilizing all NELSON resources within their office, with in the team/account, and across the network to deliver quality technical and/or creative design.

+ Maintain and archive electronic project files.

**Financial Management**

+ Initiate and maintain contracts with other key project individuals for clarification, coordination and negotiation of critical issues

+ Initiate project set up and input information in to Deltek Vision.

+ Manage project using the Deltek Vision; complete work plans; including identification of Teammate assignments to skill sets, schedule for completion, project budget, consultants, fees and labor costs as well as project change notices or other actions taking place on the assigned project. Review with your Project Analyst to ensure projects are being set up appropriately.

+ Prepare invoices with accuracy for review with your assigned Project Analyst.

**Client Relationship**

+ Function as the primary Client contact through all phases of the project.

+ Maintain positive client relationships throughout project. Keep Client apprised of project progress on regular basis.

+ Assist Client in obtaining bids and awarding construction contracts if required.

+ Foster relationships with Clients, Vendors, Brokers, Consultants etc. and engage with them on a personal level as well as work to gain their confidence.

**Business Development**

+ Participate in marketing and business development opportunities as requested.

+ Develop work plans, fee proposals and project schedules in response to RFPs and other opportunities.

+ Nurture professional relationships with Clients on an ongoing basis to assist with business development for the firm.

+ Support business development initiatives set forth by the office leadership team.

+ Develop a personal business development action plan with Team Lead, Studio Director and or Managing Director.

+ Make recommendations to office leadership regarding quantity, complexity, and diversity of future projects they feel are necessary for consideration.

**Education / Experience:**

+ Minimum 7+ years of relevant project management and architectural experience executing industrial & manufacturing all phases of projects including schematic design, design development, QA/QC reviews and permitting assistance, construction documents, contract documents and construction administration services.

+ Experience designing warehouse, distribution facilities and e-commerce facilities is a high priority.

+ Experience designing manufacturing and fabrication facilities, coordinating tooling and equipment lines is highly desirable. Coordination cranes, lifts and material handling equipment

+ Experience with site-cast tilt up construction and pre-engineered building systems in highly desirable.

+ Experience in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device project is desirable.

+ Exposure to and a working knowledge of a broad range of engineering disciplines including civil/site work, structural, architectural, mechanical systems (refrigeration, chillers, cooling towers, boilers, hot water, domestic water, compressed air, plumbing and HVAC), and electrical power distribution.

+ Plant engineering experience is a plus

+ Execution of projects within an A/E/C design firm.

+ Developed specifications, interfaced with and coordinated multidisciplinary teams, both on-site and remotely, particularly in private industry.

+ Facility, utility design projects for manufacturing and distribution clients

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for formal presentations, maintaining client relationships and interacting with our valued team members.

+ Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Project.

+ Capable in AutoCAd, Revit, Bluebeam and specification writing programs (Masterspec, BSD SpecLink).

+ Experience with Newforma and Deltek Vision desirable.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-11-05 Expires: 2021-12-16

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