Job Postings

2/18/2020 – Kennedy Mann Architecture – Various Positions Available
Kennedy Mann Architecture (KMA) is a collaboration of architectural and design professionals who share a deep commitment to responsible, high-quality design.
If you are looking for a career and not just a job, you’re in the right place!

We’re looking for someone who has experience working on various project types and wants the chance to lead a growing team of ambitious, hard-working professionals. If you’re tired of the mundane cubicle job and want to join a friendly, open-minded and passionate team with limitless potential, we’d love to meet you.
Kennedy Mann is in its eleventh year and growing! We focus on career development and promotion – people are at the core of everything we do. Position requirements are flexible; if you feel you can’t perform every aspect of the role, apply anyway! We don’t hire resumes. We hire real living people who have a voice. Creativity, excellence, trust and integrity; if you share these principles, we’d love to hear from you. Check out our current openings on our website (www.kennedymann.com).

Full Time Position
Salary: commensurate with experience
2/18/2020
Chicago, IL
United States

Careers
careers@kennedymann.com
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2822 West Montrose Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618


1/31/2020 – Project Architect – Wight & Company
Wight & Company believes in the power exceptionally designed & built spaces have to positively impact people’s lives, whether those spaces are where they live/learn/work/play. Wight pioneered integrated Design & Delivery, a model that brings architecture/engineering/construction under one roof to streamline the process of bringing buildings & spaces to life. For 80 years, we have blended exceptional design with sustainable planning & construction principles to create vibrant, healthy, high-performing environments. We were the first company to receive Green Firm Certification from the Sustainable Performance Institute, and have designed more than 80 LEED certified/registered projects. Some of our most notable achievements include master planning the Village of Oak Brook, restoration of the Tiffany Dome at the Chicago Cultural Center, design of the New Trier High School renovation, and design & construction of The Hatchery, a new food business incubator in Chicago’s East Garfield Park.

Wight & Company is a leading Architectural, Engineering and Construction Management firm that has been rated by the Chicago Tribune as one of Chicago’s Top Workplaces! Our mission is to implement high design projects that holistically embrace sustainable design principles while utilizing Wight’s unique Integrated Delivery Services. Wight is currently in search of a Project Architect, with a strong professional drive with great passion and self-direction, to join our collaborative and engaging practice in the Darien office location.

Project Architect position requires a thorough understanding of design and technical aspects of projects to lead project teams in a manner that develops team confidence, efficiency, and productivity. A Project Architect should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and a passion for high quality design and collaborative process. This position requires thorough understanding of all project phases including programming/conceptual design, schematic design, design development, construction documents and construction contract administration.

Responsibilities:

Provide technical leadership and coordination including development of design and technical documentation
Lead project teams in development of aesthetic and technical design
Keep Project Manager informed of progress or need for assistance
Collaborate with or serve as Project Designer on an assigned project (based on project size and complexity)
Strong ability to translate complex designs into clear, concise details and construction documents
Develop, review and coordinate technical aspects of design of a project
Exhibit understanding of zoning, building codes, accessibility regulations, and other regulatory requirements as they relate to a project and review documents for compliance
Coordinate with consulting engineers to ensure well coordinated and designed project documentation
Supervise and mentor assigned staff
Exhibit thorough understanding of building materials, building systems, construction details and construction techniques
Exhibit basic understanding of Owner/Architect agreement, project schedule, and project budget parameters
Effectively organizes work efforts and self-monitors time spent on tasks
Exhibit thorough understanding and ability to perform all project related construction contract administrative responsibilities for an assigned project
Assist in maintaining excellent relationships with existing and potential clients

Qualifications:

8-10+ years’ of relevant progressive professional experience in production of contract documents and performed construction administration services and leading project teams

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Architecture from an Accredited School
• Licensed Architect
• LEED AP or BP+C certification desirable
• Basic understanding of project management processes
• Experience in and readiness to lead the development of technical details of projects
• Strong leadership skills, effective verbal and written communication skills and excellent graphic presentation skills
• Be a proficient Revit user adept with the latest Building Information Modelling, clash detection, and rendering tools as well as having familiarity with other energy modelling and analytical technologies used during exploration and construction documentation processes
• Intermediate knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and 3D software

We offer competitive benefits, employee mentorship, a friendly work culture and a great office environment in which to work. Please visit our website at www.wightco.com and forward your resume in Word or pdf format to hr@wightco.com
Full-Time: $70,000-$90,000

Darien, IL
Kathleen Prock
kprock@wightco.com
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2500 N. Frontage Road, Darien, IL