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Project Manager - Architecture (Education)

IBI Group

IBI Group

IT, Operations
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, March 29, 2024

Company Description

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Job Description

Arcadis is growing! Arcadis is seeking a talented Project Manager to join our Education Architecture studio in the Houston, Texas office. This role sits within the Global Architecture & Urbanism Division which combines the expertise of IBI’s Buildings and Placemaking practice, our Places’ capabilities, and CRTKL’s multi-sector design leadership to offer a diverse range of solutions focusing on human-centric design, sustainability, and technology. The successful candidate would manage all aspects of a project, from programming and conceptualization to construction administration and closeout for our educational practice group. This position will require ability to travel and work from the office and project sites.

Role Responsibilities:

As a Project Manager, your role accountabilities will include:

  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously while leading a team to complete each task ensuring to align each step to client standards
  • Coordinating project design construction, and management with both internal and external stakeholders while ensuring quality control, project execution and code compliance
  • Providing and updating budget estimates and schedules at each project milestone (developing a work plan ensuring to keep projects profitable and on schedule)
  • Resolving design and technical issues within the project scope and escalate as needed to ensure project objectives are met
  • Reviewing and processing submittals, shop drawings, substitution requests, and address RFIs
  • Writing documents of change and reviewing contractor pricing
  • Preparing owner and consultant contracts with the assistance of senior architects and the leadership team
  • Preparing and presenting to community members and clients, including attending school board meetings as needed
  • Mentoring junior staff.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or equivalent experience in a recognized Architectural Technology Program
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant experience in educational architecture
  • Architectural license in the State of Texas preferred but not required
  • MUST be proficient in Revit with hands-on experience in a workplace setting
  • Ability to understand how buildings are constructed and to create and direct others to assemble technical documents
  • Experience with regulatory approval process/building plan check review and permitting
  • Strong leadership, organizational, written/verbal communication, and relationship-management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Highly collaborative and a strong team player.

Additional Information

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Join Arcadis. Create a Legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.