|Location||Green Oaks, IL|
|Date Posted||March 4, 2021|
OFFICE PROJECT DESIGNER
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTION
Develop program requirements, scope, layout plans, estimates and schedules for the design and construction of Office Space for the occupants of Lake County. Projects would typically be small to medium in size. Also provide design and layout support as required for architectural and furniture designs for office projects of all sizes.
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
Effectively coordinate internal and external engineering resources throughout the entire process of design and construction. Establish clearly defined roles and responsibilities and communicate clear project objectives.
Develop external engineering resources . Identify needs for contractors. Develop partnership relationships with contractors/vendors. Routinely have direct contacts with outside consultants, technical counterparts from key vendors.
Work directly with Divisional Clients and/or Facility Planners in the programming of their office needs, providing clear documentation of such through a scope document, detailed cost estimate and milestone schedule. Provide creative and cost conscious solutions to meet their need. Deliver a high degree of customer satisfaction in what is typically a highly sensitive and often personal environment.
Establish engineering project objectives and criteria for evaluating project results and activities of the project team. Establish the estimated time, expense, and staffing for completion. Focus design solutions to help reduce the cost of churn, reduce building operating costs and provide an environment that attracts and retains employees. Set and communicate goals and objectives for the overall team. Foster collaboration between multiple support groups to accomplish overall goals.
Specify equipment, materials, and supplies required for the completion and implementation of the projects. Evaluate vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.
Lead projects and technical staff to develop engineering solutions to significant new products or processes. Technical staff would include Mechanical, Electrical, Architectural, Controls, Facility Engineering, Ergonomics, Data/Network.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of the following PC tools necessary to the position; Tracer, Atlas, MicroStation, Mercury, Space, MS , Project, Notes Databases, MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Ensure that all projects are in compliance with all relevant building codes, life safety and egress requirements, ADA, as well as all Standards and Specifications.
Combine and apply technologies in innovative ways to anticipate or address customer needs. Employ proven solutions to increase the effectiveness of engineering processes.
This position has significant responsibility for the coordination of multiple disciplines and is necessary for the successful planning and execution of office projects. A high degree of planning, organization communication, problem solving and conflict resolution are critical to the success of this position.
Supervision received is mostly administrative. Assignments are given as broad general objectives and limits. The exception to this is their participation as an Office Designer on projects lead by a PE or Project Designer.
Responsible for the successful completion of projects within the RCE stated parameters of scope, cost, and schedule with the assurance that all functional, code, client, and good engineering/design practice requirements are met.
BA Architecture, BA Interior Design or equivalent experience. This level of education is required to properly address the technical and life safety issues that are prevalent in the office world, as well as the project management skills necessary to effectively execute projects.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRD
A minimum of 7 years of Interior Design/Architectural experience is required, preferably in the office environment
A minimum of 2-4 years project management experience, with demonstrated abilities to deliver projects on time and on budget.
A high degree of knowledge with regards to furniture systems as well as solid understanding of facilities and building systems is required