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Construction Administrator - 1157626
Atlanta, GA
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  • Manges and leads team through Construction Phase Activities for several concurrent projects, including jobsite meetings, correspondence, submittals and payment application reviews
  • Works closely and diligently with Owner, Architect/Engineer Team, and Contractor representatives to achieve project goals/requirements, and employs standard protocol for communication with and between team members to include the Owner, Architect/Engineer team and Contractor representatives
  • Proactively applies knowledge of codes and all types of building systems (architectural, civil, structural, etc.) to projects
  • Reviews and manages Requests for Information (RFI) and submittals and maintains current documents using construction document management software
  • Effectively communicates with design team to gain understanding of design intent
  • Monitors owner and/or contractor directed changes for requests that fall outside of basic services agreement; notifies PM of any potential additional services
  • Checks submittals (i.e., shop drawings and product data) to determine conformance with project contract documents, design intent as well as HKS standards, best practices and quality expectations
  • Performs periodic site visits, observations and inspections and prepares field reports
  • Evaluates cost-related aspects of the project and administers change orders, proposed changes, construction change directives, substitutions, time delays and payment applications in accordance with contract and project requirements
  • Builds consensus among team members and achieve project goals by facilitating communication between Owner, Architect, Contractor and Consultants and by maintaining current knowledge of the Owner-Architect Agreement, Owner-Contractor Agreement, Architect-Consultant Agreement and any additional services agreements
  • Leads and collaborates in team meetings to discuss project issues, technical issues and coordination with other disciplines
  • Responsible for preparing and/or reviewing meeting minutes and appropriate documents for consultant coordination meetings
  • Develops, recognizes, recruits and grows diverse talent
  • Manages conflict effectively and encourages a healthy team environment
  • Fosters and maintains a collaborative professional working relationship with the project team
  • Actively promotes and incorporates the firm’s principles of ‘design excellence’ through the integration of responsible and sustainable design practice with the art of design
  • Delivers project on defined budget requirements and maintains accountability to project plan and planned utilization rate
  • Supports the business development process by identifying new opportunities, marketing current clients for repeat business and assisting with proposals, budgets and schedules
  • May participate in marketing interviews


  • Accredited professional degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Engineering, Construction Science or related field preferred
  • Architectural Registration preferred
  • Typically 10+ years of experience
  • Sustainable design accreditation preferred
  • Experience with architectural software such as Revit, AutoCAD, Newforma, 3D modeling software and PDF-editing software preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite preferred
  • Strong knowledge of sustainability and integrated design guidelines
  • Strong knowledge of the Owner-Architect Agreement, Owner-Contractor Agreement and Architect-Consultant Agreements
  • Advanced knowledge of architectural building systems, accessibility guidelines and QA/QC process
  • Advanced knowledge of building codes and ability to research and apply/incorporate into technical documents
  • Experience with managing and performing duties in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and professional manner both verbally and in writing

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