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ARCHITECTURAL INTERN

Balzer & Tuck Architecture

Saratoga Springs, NY

Balzer & Tuck Architecture is currently seeking an Architectural Intern who is interested in working with a team of well-rounded architects and designers. We are looking for someone with ambition and the desire to learn and grow.  This person will be an integral part of a project team, assisting with the design and documentation of residential, commercial and multi-family projects.  They will gain experience in all areas and tasks associated with the Architectural Experience Program, leading them on their way to licensure.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Conduct building documentation and analysis of existing conditions;

• Prepare design documents in various media and applications;

• Prepare presentations for active projects and marketing initiatives;

• Produce construction documents for various project types;

• Manage project digital files and information;

• Assist with contract administration services.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

• Professional degree in Architecture (B. Arch or M. Arch);

• 3-5 years’ prior relevant professional experience;

• Self-directed and motivated, with strong communication skills and the ability to convey concepts and ideas through hand-drawn sketches;

• Experience with wood framed, single-family home projects is a must;

• Experience working with Autodesk Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite.

Email resume: info@balzertuck.com

REGIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT LEADER

EYP

Albany, NY

Balzer & Tuck Architecture is currently seeking an Architectural Intern who is interested in working with a team of well-rounded architects and designers. We are looking for someone with ambition and the desire to learn and grow.  This person will be an integral part of a project team, assisting with the design and documentation of residential, commercial and multi-family projects.  They will gain experience in all areas and tasks associated with the Architectural Experience Program, leading them on their way to licensure.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Regional Business Development Leader will support the Albany region in creating and implementing appropriate strategies for business growth at the local level, with specific monthly targets for new leads within the Higher Education, Government, and/or Science & Technology sectors. The successful candidate will be responsible for continually assessing industry opportunities, identifying appropriate leads, assist in making connections with the right decision makers and help represent EYP in the regional marketplace.

  • Lead business development initiatives for the Northeast Region for the Albany office, with an initial priority on New York, and Western Massachusetts, with potential to expand beyond; coordinating with the Sector Leadership team and others in the firm.
  • Execute the business development plan to acquire new business.
  • Work independently and in conjunction with market sector leaders to develop external relationships for the firm
  • Help to research, identify and track potential project leads and the appropriate client representatives to establish contact with.
  • Support local leadership team in pursuing the identified leads by establishing initial contact and getting introductory meetings set up and then following through with those leads and pursuits in collaboration with local leadership.
  • Track leads using EYP's designated database system
  • Maintain knowledge of market sector trends and industry news
  • Manage client, consultant, and industry influencer contacts and interactions on a regular basis
  • Participate in weekly internal BD market sector calls and other relevant meetings.
  • Regularly attend industry networking events and actively participate in related organizations
  • Encourage and mentor employees in business development at all levels
  • Identify opportunities for conferences/speaking engagements
  • Work collaboratively with the marketing department, developing qualification packages, and contributing to proposal and interview materials and strategy, when appropriate
  • Contributing to the development of the annual BD budget appropriate to the Region

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Architecture Degree or Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, or Business Administration preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years of business development experience in the A/E/C industry with a measurable record of success.
  • Experience with Higher Education, Government, or Science and Technology clients is required.
  • Proven track record in creating revenue through new market growth; developing effective client relationships; and providing pursuit leadership.
  • Must have excellent written and communication skills and the ability to independently manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • existing knowledge of the marketplace in the targeted region is critical.​
  • Deltek Vision CRM and InDesign experience is preferred.

To Apply: https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3395045

PROJECT DIRECTOR

EYP

Albany, NY

Position Summary:  

Effective delivery of projects including design/technical excellence, profitability and positive client relations.  Project types include small to medium complexity buildings ranging up to $30M in construction value.  Responsible for managing one or more projects concurrently with minimum combined fees of $500k.  

Essential Duties:  

• Primary Client contact on day to day issues

• Participate in the marketing process on project proposals, interviews, fee proposals and miscellaneous business development efforts

• Develop a draft Orangesheet (goals) for project in conjunction with project team

• Present Orangesheet to key firm leadership to ensure the goals support the firm objectives

• Accountable for project goals being met; profitability, design, technical quality, schedule and client satisfaction

• Implement firm Project Delivery processes including Quality Management Plan

• Stamp and seal construction documents in accordance with firm policy

• Prepare monitor and update budgets, workplans and schedules

• Prepare and implement corrective action plans to ensure project goals are met

• Work with Project Executive and Director of Operations on additional services, contracts, and client relationship

• Prepare and maintain Owner/Architect and Architect/Consultant contracts

• Manage consultants including processing of consultant invoices

• Work with Managing Principal to estimate staffing mix/needs and assign work to team members

• Responsible for supplying timely revenue forecast to Managing Principal

• Responsible for monthly Earnings/Billings execution

• Responsible for Aged Account Collections

• Develop and update Project Initiation Forms in conjunction with project team

• Shared responsibility to coordinate risk management issues (potential claims) with Director of Operations

• Mentor staff

• Responsible for coordinating Project Data (cost, schedule, change orders, graphics) are forwarded to marketing database in timely manner at each project phase

• Use technology and methodologies to create innovative approaches to building design

• Consistently strive to improve technical quality of work product by keeping abreast of new technologies, changes in building codes, and advances in the industry

• Work collaboratively in a cross discipline environment to produce integrated project documents, and insure integrated design approaches & solutions

Skills:  

• Ability to apply diverse knowledge of design and discipline

• Ability to negotiate contracts

• Ability to understand financial measurements of projects

• Strong communication skills

• Ability to successfully manage client relationships

• Ability to lead others and foster teamwork

• Ability to use good judgment/make timely decisions

• Proactive management style

• Ability to multi-task

• Ability to motivate Project Teams toward goal-oriented results

Education:

Professional degree in Architecture, Engineering, or related field

License and Certifications:

Professional license required

General Years of Experience:  

  1. – 18 years of architectural/engineering experience, including 1-5 years of experience in supervision and project management of medium-size projects and a variety of project types

To Apply: https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3394852

PROJECT MANAGER/PROJECT ARCHITECT

Balzer & Tuck Architecture

Saratoga Springs, NY

About Balzer & Tuck Architecture

Balzer & Tuck Architecture (BTA) is a design-oriented firm providing a full array of architectural and interior design services. Established in 2002, we are a fast-paced practice looking to expand our talented team. Our office culture promotes a highly collaborative, interactive environment of energetic and ambitious professionals with a strong work ethic.

Known for our award-winning High End Residential, Restoration/Adaptive Reuse, and Multi-Family projects, we are a growing firm that provides well-rounded experience with exposure to the full spectrum of project types and tasks.  We offer competitive compensation based on experience and a flexible work environment with a strong belief in work/life balance. We invest in professional growth by supporting continuing education and the path to professional licensure. Our benefits package includes health insurance, 401k, paid time off, and paid overtime.

Position Requirements

BTA is seeking a qualified Project Manager/Project Architect with 5-10 years’ experience who can handle a wide range of assignments in terms of project scope and size, and daily responsibilities that can vary greatly. Responsibilities include keeping team efforts organized; ensuring quality in project delivery; managing budgets, schedule, and fees; employing and evolving the firm’s process and procedures; mentoring staff; and maintaining a positive work flow and energetic team atmosphere.  A qualified individual will be expected to manage multiple projects of varying types, while being a champion for thoughtful design and representing our client’s vision on every project.

Qualified candidates will possess a professional degree (B. Arch. or M. Arch.) and have 5-10 years of architectural design, production, and technical experience through all phases of project design, documentation, and construction administration, with a minimum of 3 years of proven organizational and project management experience; possess superior leadership and communication skills and be highly organized; have exceptional technical knowledge of construction documents and building department expectations related to construction documents; maintain ownership and accountability for project and overall program success; and be able to multi-task, problem solve, and react to changing priorities in a challenging, fast-paced environment. Experience with high end residential projects is required.  Proficiency with Autodesk Revit and Adobe Photoshop is required and should be clearly indicated on resumes for consideration.

All candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio of professional work samples for consideration.

To apply: info@balzertuck.com

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