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Job Captain

Company: Russell and Dawson Architecture - Engineering - Co
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Russell and Dawson Inc. is currently seeking talented and motivated Job Captain for Design to take an active role in managing building design projects as part of a growing, dynamic, and collaborative project team at our East Hartford Office.

Reports to Director of Design
Receives reports from none
Coordinates with Architects, Sub consultants, and Clients
Workweek of 40 hours, attend staff meetings, record time daily and submit timesheet weekly, comply with published policy
Consult with clients to determine program and budget; client coordination to obtain required information from the client and approval of the client
Existing conditions survey and documentation: take photographs, take measurements, compile existing drawings, prepare base drawings
Prepare statements of probable construction cost
Prepare project design budget and verify compliance with the approved design budget at defined intervals
Assist in the preparation of proposals and statements of qualification
Programming space and use: uses to be accommodated, space needed for each, relationships between uses, level of design, level of finishes, standards for furniture, fixtures, and equipment
Code compliance: applicable codes, construction type, occupancy, height & area, means of egress, accessibility, plumbing fixtures, building systems, fire protection, COMcheck
Zoning compliance: applicable regulations, occupancy, massing
Site planning: setbacks, parking, landscaping, lighting, accessibility
LEED Certification: document point system and recommend strategies to achieve the desired level
Criterion (Schematic) Design: floor plans, sections, and elevations, interior and exterior
Product research and documentation for function and code compliance
Coordinate the work of sub-consultants and client's other consultants
Detailed Design (Design Development): detail building envelope, including joints and penetrations
Construction drawings: detail all conditions, opening schedules, finish schedules; complete annotation including dimensions, notes, keynotes, and indicators for openings and details
Technical specifications: write concise basis of design specifications for drawings; for project manual, select and edit sections for all divisions, write sections in CSI format for products when required
Project Manual: select and edit appropriate Instructions to Bidders, Bid Form, General Conditions, Bonds
Permitting: Prepare building permit application, respond to plan review comments
Bidding: Pre-bid conference, respond to requests for information, issue addenda, bid tabulation, recommend bidders, select, and edit the appropriate contract for construction
Construction observation: attend job meetings, respond to requests for information, review submittals
Contract Administration: review applications for payment, process change orders
Project Closeout: commissioning, prepare punch list, certify substantial completion
Manage project team: Set deadlines and assign work

Skills and Experience :
Required :
Bachelor of Architecture from an accredited college or university
3 to 5 years of employment in an architectural firm
Proficiency in Revit

Desired :
Master of Architecture from an accredited college or university
Project management experience
Enrolment in NCARB AXP Architectural Experience Program
Work for government and commercial clients, especially in Aviation
LEED AP or documentation for certification of at least one completed LEED project
Ability to use AutoCAD, AHCA, Sketch-Up, Photoshop, InDesign, and Microsoft office products

Benefits :
Salary negotiable based on qualifications
Ten days of vacation, seven paid holidays
Medical insurance, 401(k), and more as per published policy

Keywords: Russell and Dawson Architecture - Engineering - Co, East Hartford , Job Captain, Other , East Hartford, Connecticut

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