Architecture ​Project Manager

Birmingham, AL

Goodwyn Mills Cawood (GMC) is one of the largest privately-held architecture and engineering firms in the Southeast, with offices located throughout Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee.

GMC has an opening for Architecture Project Manager to support on-going projects in Birmingham, AL. This position will manage assigned architectural projects through preliminary design, construction document production, bidding and construction to ensure that the client’s goals are satisfied on time and within budget while obtaining project internal profitability goals. They serve as the primary contact for project assignments ensuring clear and concise information flow.

Essential functions and responsibilities include:

  • Develop and nurture a good relationship with the client management consistent with company standards
  • Independently applies extensive diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments and related fields
  • Applies knowledge and expertise acquired through progressive experience to resolve crucial issues and/or unique conditions
  • Responsible for financial goals, marketing plan and project/client development
  • Responsible for all aspects of project management-development, design, bidding, construction and close-out
  • Reviews complete project documents for conformity and quality assurance
  • Develops new techniques and/or improved processes, materials or products
  • Responsible for the technical aspects of projects
  • Proficient in Revit and AutoCAD
  • Ability to produce and present conceptual project information to clients
  • Serves on company boards, committees as a representative
  • Supervises all staff necessary to complete assignments
  • Capable of producing construction documents independently or as part of a team
  • Reviews and approves scopes, budgets, and schedules for projects
  • Prepares proposals to provide professional services or obtain funding for architectural projects or programs
  • Responsible for the financial management of projects
  • Receives supervision and guidance relating to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts and policy matters
  • Receives direction on unusual conditions and developments
  • Possesses advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Represents the Company in all aspects of projects and architectural assignments
  • Demonstrates strong leadership, decision making, time management and delegation skills
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external clients 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, MS Word, Excel & Project
  • Experience in Revit required
  • Must have an understanding of the requirements and function of commercial project types
  • Must be able to listen and communicate effectively
  • Must be a self-starter, team player and able to establish good working relationships with clients, consultants, contractors, team members, and other employees
  • Must be able to perform work-related travel 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to adapt with changing business needs

Travel requirements:

  • Local job site travel as needed per project

Other Requirements: 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.     

About GMC

We are a regional firm with national experience located in 22 offices throughout the Southeastern United States.  We believe in community, collaboration, and using the power of creativity and hard work to make a difference.  Whether designing schools, parks, hospitals and other commercial developments, or providing clean water, safe streets and restoring resilient environments, GMC takes great pride in serving our communities through the transformative work we do. Every project is guided by the foundational concept that communities are built by people, not companies, and we strive to serve our communities with quality, integrity, creativity and care. One of the Southeast’s most comprehensive multi-disciplined firms, GMC is equipped to provide all of the services associated with architecture, interior design, civil engineering, environmental services, landscape architecture, planning, transportation engineering, geotechnical engineering, electrical engineering, surveying and disaster recovery.