Senior Project Architect

Job Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | Phoenix, Arizona
Job Type: Full-time

Spur Design has an opportunity for an experienced Senior Project Architect to join our team in our Phoenix, AZ or Oklahoma City, OK office. The successful candidate will possess 10+ years relevant architectural experience in the A/E/C industry. We are seeking a well-organized, detail-oriented individual with solid background in organizing and putting together complete sets of construction documents and coordinating with engineering and other consultants, clients, contractors, and project teams. Our future team member must be highly motivated, efficient, creative, organized, articulate, and personable, and be able to help manage a variety of projects. They will easily collaborate with other designers and consultants and be able to monitor the work effort, and maintain overall quality control of the product and provided service. 

Spur Design is an architecture, engineering and interior design firm established in 2008. We are a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business with offices in Oklahoma City, Kansas City, Phoenix and remote staff in Austin. Our client-focused approach to each project, regardless of size, type or location, has been the key to our steady growth and success over the past decade. Our firm provides quality problem solving services to our clients, offering comprehensive, multi-disciplinary project solutions for a variety of project types. Spur Design, LLC, has an immediate opening for a self-motivated and detail oriented Senior Project Architect to join our team at our Oklahoma City or Phoenix offices.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead the definition, development, and implementation of creative concepts according to the Scope of Work and client specifications of large or complex projects

  • Collaborate with Director of Operations, Project Manager (PM), junior designers, and sub- consultants to supervise the teams' design and technical delivery in order to develop a project from initial idea to profitable completion

  • Prepare and ensure the completion of, fully coordinated Construction Document sets that comply with all project and code requirements while supervising, instructing, and providing direction to junior designers

  • Conduct project research

  • Daily responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Sub-consultant coordination at production and drawing coordination level

    • Ensure compliance with Spur Design standards and quality control

    • Work closely with the Project Manager to ensure effective and efficient use of staff and resources

    • Produce and oversee technical documentation

    • Monitor design processes to ensure consistency of design intent

  • Coordinates and oversees internal team meetings and reviews

  • Review all project correspondence, meeting notes and other data to keep fully informed on the project

  • Participate in weekly/monthly project in progress reviews and report to the Director of Design and Director of Operations on the project's progress against program, fee, deliverables and Scope of Work

  • Assist Project Managers in project proposal development

  • Develop and maintain a BIM execution plan

  • Manage and maintain project BIM model in accordance with Spur Design standards

  • Coordinate Newforma project files and access

  • Along-side Project Manager, interact with building officials before and during project permitting

  • Participate in client meetings

  • Conduct on-site observations and draft reports

  • Assist in providing oversight and guidance to Project Architects

  • Participate in Facility Condition Assessments as needed

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Licensed architect with professional degree

  • 10+ years professional experience in A/E/C firm with design and management responsibilities

  • Proficiency in Revit and the ability to use or learn industry standard management software including Microsoft Excel, Project, Newforma, and others

  • Ability to successfully complete Quality Assurance / Quality Control process with minimal supervision

  • Extensive knowledge of architectural detailing and current construction standards

  • Understanding of structural, MEP and other design related disciplines

  • Experience in federal (VA and/or FAA), commercial, healthcare

  • Strong communication skills, both written & verbal

  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and collaborate with other team members

  • Able to meet challenging deadlines while producing a quality product

  • Self-motivated and able to problem-solve independently

  • Accountable and results-oriented

  • Ability to travel

Benefits:

Benefits offered with this position include 27 total days of paid time off and holiday time off:

  • 15 days of personal time off (PTO)

  • Paid Holidays including:

  • New Year’s Day

  • Spur Design Inception Day (observed the Friday before Memorial Day)

  • Memorial Day

  • Independence Day

  • Labor Day

  • Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday

  • Christmas Day and the four weekdays between Christmas and New Year’s Day

  • Short-term Disability (STD) and Long-term Disability (LTD) are provided at no charge and include compensation of up to 60% of annual base salary.

  • Life insurance in the amount of up to $100,000 or 2x annual base salary (whichever is less) is provided at no charge.

  • Health Insurance and retirement benefits are included in the Total Annual Compensation and are the choice of each individual employee. 

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Retirement benefits include matching 401k contributions of 1-for-1 matching up to 3% and 1-for-2 matching up to 5%, with a maximum match of 4% for a 5% employee contribution. This plan is a “safe harbor” eligible plan and, subsequently, no vesting period is required past initial eligibility requirements.

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

  • Spur Design also offers reimbursement of training and professional organization dues or fees with prior approval by ownership.

 

To be considered for this position please submit your resume and work samples to resumes@spur-design.com

 
 

Project Architect

Job Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Job Type: Full-time

Spur Design has an opportunity for an experienced Project Architect to join our team in our Phoenix office. The successful candidate will possess 3 - 8 years relevant architectural experience in the A/E/C industry. We are seeking a well-organized, detail-oriented individual with solid background in organizing and putting together complete sets of construction documents and coordinating with engineering and other consultants, clients, contractors, and project teams. Our future team member must be highly motivated, efficient, creative, organized, articulate, and personable, and able to help manage a variety of projects. They will easily collaborate with other designers and consultants and be able to monitor the work effort, and maintain overall quality control of the product and provided service.

Spur Design is an architecture, engineering and interior design firm established in 2008. We are a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business with offices in Oklahoma City, Kansas City, Phoenix and remote staff in Austin. Our client-focused approach to each project, regardless of size, type or location, has been the key to our steady growth and success over the past decade. Our firm provides quality problem solving services to our clients, offering comprehensive, multi-disciplinary project solutions for a variety of project types. Spur Design, LLC, has an immediate opening for a self-motivated and detail oriented Project Architect to join our team at our Phoenix office.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead the definition, development, and implementation of creative concepts according to the Scope of Work and client specifications of small projects

  • Collaborate closely with Director of Operations, Project Manager (PM), junior designers, and sub-consultants to supervise the teams' design and technical delivery in order to develop a project from initial idea to profitable completion

  • Prepare and ensure the completion of, fully coordinated Construction Document sets that comply with all project and code requirements while supervising, instructing, and providing direction to junior designers

  • Conduct project research

  • Daily responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Sub-consultant coordination at production and drawing coordination level

    • Ensure compliance with Spur Design standards and quality control

    • Work closely with the Project Manager to ensure effective and efficient use of staff and resources

    • Produce and oversee technical documentation

    • Monitor design processes to ensure consistency of design intent

  • Coordinates and oversees internal team meetings and reviews

  • Review all project correspondence, meeting notes and other data to keep fully informed on the project

  • Participate in weekly/monthly project in progress reviews and report to the Director of Design and Director of Operations on the project's progress against program, fee, deliverables and Scope of Work

  • Assist Project Managers in project proposal development

  • Develop and maintain a BIM execution plan

  • Manage and maintain project BIM model in accordance with Spur Design standards

  • Coordinate Newforma project files and access

  • Along-side Project Manager, interact with building officials before and during project permitting

  • Participate in client meetings

  • Conduct on-site observations and draft reports

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Licensed architect with professional degree

  • 3 - 5 years professional experience in A/E/C firm with design and management responsibilities

  • Proficiency in Revit and the ability to use or learn industry standard management software including Microsoft Excel, Project, Newforma, and others

  • Ability to successfully complete Quality Assurance / Quality Control process with minimal supervision

  • Knowledge of architectural detailing and current construction standards

  • Understanding of structural, MEP and other design related disciplines

  • Experience in federal (VA and/or FAA), commercial, healthcare

  • Strong communication skills, both written & verbal

  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and collaborate with other team members

  • Able to meet challenging deadlines while producing a quality product

  • Self-motivated and able to problem-solve independently

  • Accountable and results-oriented

  • Ability to travel

Benefits:

Benefits offered with this position include 27 total days of paid time off and holiday time off:

  • 15 days of personal time off (PTO)

  • Paid Holidays including:

  • New Year’s Day

  • Spur Design Inception Day (observed the Friday before Memorial Day)

  • Memorial Day

  • Independence Day

  • Labor Day

  • Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday

  • Christmas Day and the four weekdays between Christmas and New Year’s Day

  • Short-term Disability (STD) and Long-term Disability (LTD) are provided at no charge and include compensation of up to 60% of annual base salary.

  • Life insurance in the amount of up to $100,000 or 2x annual base salary (whichever is less) is provided at no charge.

  • Health Insurance and retirement benefits are included in the Total Annual Compensation and are the choice of each individual employee. 

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Retirement benefits include matching 401k contributions of 1-for-1 matching up to 3% and 1-for-2 matching up to 5%, with a maximum match of 4% for a 5% employee contribution. This plan is a “safe harbor” eligible plan and, subsequently, no vesting period is required past initial eligibility requirements.

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

  • Spur Design also offers reimbursement of training and professional organization dues or fees with prior approval by ownership.

 

To be considered for this position please submit your resume and work samples to resumes@spur-design.com

 

Project Manager

Job Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Job Type: Full-time

Spur Design has an opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join our team in our Oklahoma City office. The successful candidate will possess 5+ years Project Management / Architectural experience in the A/E/C industry. We are seeking a well-organized, detail-oriented individual with solid background in organizing and putting together complete sets of construction documents and coordinating with engineering and other consultants, clients, contractors, and project teams. Our future team member must be highly motivated, efficient, creative, organized, articulate, and personable, and able to help manage a variety of projects. They will easily collaborate with other designers and consultants and be able to monitor the work effort and fee, and maintain overall quality control of the product and provided service.

Spur Design is an architecture, engineering and interior design firm established in 2008. We are a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business with offices in Oklahoma City, Kansas City, Phoenix and remote staff in Austin. Our client-focused approach to each project, regardless of size, type or location, has been the key to our steady growth and success over the past decade. Our firm provides quality problem solving services to our clients, offering comprehensive, multi-disciplinary project solutions for a variety of project types. Spur Design, LLC, has an immediate opening for a self-motivated and detail oriented Project Manager to join our team at our Oklahoma City office.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working in collaboration with the Director of Operations and Director of Design, the PM will help support the management of multiple projects from inception through completion and are primarily responsible for managing client expectation and ensuring that delivery meets that expectation

  • Responsible for ensuring the project team knows and understands the project vision and scope of work

  • Obtain necessary client approvals

  • Coordinate with other Spur Design Project Managers to ensure that office wide resources are organized

  • Daily responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Create and manage budget and schedules

    • Coordinate design staffing needs

    • Facilitate the documentation of meetings and work sessions

    • Maintain team morale

    • Assist with document / drawing production as needed

    • Actively manage project communications and documentation, and project administrative tasks

  • Project tracking responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Project schedules and milestones, both critical and internal

    • Project budget, team hours, expenses and invoices

    • Facilitate follow up with clients regarding unpaid invoices as necessary

    • Identify potential exposure to risks and propose mitigation methods

  • Assist project team with the creation and assemblies of presentations as needed

  • Provide oversight and assistance in managing a project BIM execution plan

  • Establish and maintain Project Newforma files and consultant access

  • Proactively manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope

  • Reviews internal and external work-in-progress as well as deliverables

  • Act as primary contact to consultants at an administrative level and coordinate exchanges related to assigned project deliverables and scheduling

Benefits:

Benefits offered with this position include 27 total days of paid time off and holiday time off:

  • 15 days of personal time off (PTO)

  • Paid Holidays including:

  • New Year’s Day

  • Spur Design Inception Day (observed the Friday before Memorial Day)

  • Memorial Day

  • Independence Day

  • Labor Day

  • Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday

  • Christmas Day and the four weekdays between Christmas and New Year’s Day

  • Short-term Disability (STD) and Long-term Disability (LTD) are provided at no charge and include compensation of up to 60% of annual base salary.

  • Life insurance in the amount of up to $100,000 or 2x annual base salary (whichever is less) is provided at no charge.

  • Health Insurance and retirement benefits are included in the Total Annual Compensation and are the choice of each individual employee. 

  • Dental Insurance.

  • Vision Insurance.

  • Retirement benefits include matching 401k contributions of 1-for-1 matching up to 3% and 1-for-2 matching up to 5%, with a maximum match of 4% for a 5% employee contribution.  This plan is a “safe harbor” eligible plan and, subsequently, no vesting period is required past initial eligibility requirements.

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

  • Spur Design also offers reimbursement of training and professional organization dues or fees with prior approval by ownership.

 

To be considered for this position please submit your resume and work samples to resumes@spur-design.com

 

Project Manager

Job Location: Tempe, Arizona
Job Type: Full-time

Spur Design has an opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join our team in our Phoenix office. The successful candidate will possess 5+ years Project Management / Architectural experience in the A/E/C industry.


We are seeking a well-organized, detail-oriented individual with a solid background in organizing and putting together complete sets of construction documents and coordinating with engineering and other consultants, clients, contractors, and project teams. Our future team member must be highly motivated, efficient, creative, organized, articulate, personable, and able to help manage a variety of projects. They will easily collaborate with other designers and consultants, monitor the work effort and fees, and maintain overall quality control of the product and provided service.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Working in collaboration with the Director of Operations and Project Manager Lead, the PM will help support the management of multiple projects from inception through completion and are primarily responsible for managing client expectations and ensuring that delivery meets that expectation

  • Responsible for ensuring the project team knows and understands the project vision and extent of the scope of work

  • Obtain necessary client approvals

  • Obtain necessary client provided drawings

  • Coordinate with other Spur Design Project Managers to ensure that office wide resources are organized
     

Daily responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Create and manage budget and schedules

  • Coordinate with Architectural Lead’s design staffing needs

  • Facilitate the documentation of meetings and work sessions

  • Maintain team morale

  • Assist with document / drawing production as needed

  • Actively manage project communications, documentation, and project administrative tasks
     

Project tracking responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Project schedules and milestones, both critical and internal utilizing Microsoft Teams

  • Project budget, team hours, expenses, and invoices

  • Facilitate follow up with clients regarding unpaid invoices as necessary

  • Identify potential exposure to risks and propose mitigation methods

  • Assist project team with the creation and assembly of presentations as needed

  • Provide oversight and assistance in managing a project BIM execution plan

  • Establish and maintain Project Newforma files and consultant access

  • Proactively manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope through Microsoft Teams

  • Reviews internal and external work-in-progress as well as deliverables

  • Coordinate all aspects of final deliverables to client, whether digital or hard copy

  • Act as primary contact to consultants at an administrative level and coordinate exchanges related to assigned project deliverables and scheduling
     

Required Qualifications:

  • Licensed with professional degree

  • 5-8 years professional experience in A/E/C firm with management responsibilities

  • Proficiency in Revit and the ability to use or learn industry standard management software including Microsoft Excel, Project, Newforma, and others

  • Ability to successfully complete Quality Assurance / Quality Control process with minimal supervision

  • Extensive knowledge of architectural detailing and current construction standards

  • Understanding of structural, MEP and other design related disciplines

  • Experience in federal (VA and/or FAA), commercial, and healthcare

  • Strong communication skills, both written & verbal

  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and collaborate with other team members

  • Able to meet challenging deadlines while producing a quality product

  • Self-motivated and able to problem-solve independently

  • Accountable and results-oriented
     

Benefits:

  • Benefits offered with this position include 27 total days of paid time off and holiday time off:

  • 15 days of personal time off (PTO)

  • Paid Holidays including: New Year’s Day, Spur Design Inception Day (observed the Friday before Memorial Day), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday, Christmas Day and the four weekdays between Christmas and New Year’s Day

  • Short-term Disability (STD) and Long-term Disability (LTD) are provided at no charge and include compensation of up to 60% of annual base salary

  • Life insurance in the amount of up to $100,000 or 2x annual base salary (whichever is less) is provided at no charge

  • Health Insurance and retirement benefits are included in the Total Annual Compensation and are the choice of each individual employee

  • Dental and Vision Insurance.

  • Retirement benefits include matching 401k contributions of 1-for-1 matching up to 3% and 1-for-2 matching up to 5%, with a maximum match of 4% for a 5% employee contribution. This plan is a “safe harbor” eligible plan and, subsequently, no vesting period is required past initial eligibility requirements.

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

  • Spur Design also offers reimbursement of training and professional organization dues or fees with prior approval by ownership
     

To be considered for this position please submit your resume and work samples to resumes@spur-design.com

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