Designer II

Job Summary: The Designer II is responsible for completion of the architectural building information model (BIM) to produce the required permitting and construction documents on large and complex projects. This role may be responsible for specific technical design aspects of an assigned projects, including investigation, evaluation, and recommendation of design solutions. The Designer II independently makes decisions on significant architectural design problems and methods.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Modeling & Construction Document Preparation: Works collaboratively with the Project Designer or Project Architect on specific projects to prepare plans, schedules, and details and confirms adherence to documentation standards, guidelines, and codes.
  • Project Management: Ensures work is consistent with the BIM Implementation Plan, Project Charter and Project Schedules and communicates schedule updates to the Project Architect and Design Project Manager.

Positional Competencies:

  • Leadership: Champion ERDMAN?s Vision, Mission, Goals, Values, and Service Offerings so as to inspire others to reach beyond their own expectations.
  • Architecture: The knowledge to plan, design, manage, and review construction, development, or manipulation of a physical environment for practical or creative objectives, such as buildings, landscapes, and/or other physical property.
  • Architectural Design & Innovation: The process of using multiple perspectives to design, and incorporate aesthetic qualities that significantly increase client satisfaction by turning independent thoughts into designs, drawings and models creating an outstanding solution for the client.
  • Client-Based Project Management: The process of planning, coordinating, and controlling of a project from consulting to completion. Client-based project management is aimed at meeting a client's requirements to produce a functionally and financially viable project.
  • Industry Knowledge: Up-to-date awareness and understanding of practices, technologies, products/services, events, trends, and regulatory issues that have impact on the healthcare industry, as well as, other related services offered by ERDMAN.
  • Resource Management & Planning: Planning, monitoring and controlling resources. Ensuring Optimum use of talent, budget, time and materials.

Education: Associate?s Degree in Architecture; Accredited degree preferred

Certifications and/or Licenses: Licensed architect preferred

Relevant Experience & Training:

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in all phases of architectural construction document production, detailing and coordination, or any combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience with healthcare or senior living facilities preferred.
  • Knowledge of building accessibility and life safety codes, and medical equipment relating to space, function and design requirements.
  • Basic understanding of civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering.
  • Ability to anticipate and recommend solutions to architectural construction document schedule problems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Revit.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in a professional, creative, open office environment with business casual attire. Hours of work will generally be during regular business hours and will average 2,300 hours per year. Great flexibility in schedule is both required of you and returned to you due to our many project deadlines.
  • Infrequent national travel required.

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