WBA Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity: Onsite Observer/Construction Administrator
Job Type: Full-Time


About Us: White & Borgognoni Architects (www.wb-architects.com) is a leading architectural firm dedicated to delivering comprehensive services across various sectors, including education, cultural heritage, historic preservation, government, healthcare, commercial, religious, public safety, and residential projects.

Position Overview: We are seeking a dedicated and proactive individual to join our team as an Onsite Observer/Construction Administrator. This role requires a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and a comprehensive understanding of commercial construction. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring project success through onsite observation and efficient construction administration.

Key Responsibilities:
-Conduct thorough onsite construction observations to ensure compliance with architectural plans and specifications.
-Prepare detailed observation reports with clear and concise written communication skills.
-Review and process shop drawings, pay requests, and change orders in a timely manner.
-Respond promptly and professionally to contractor requests for information.
-Facilitate and contribute to pay/progress meetings to maintain project momentum.
-Collaborate with project stakeholders to uphold the highest quality standards and resolve construction-related issues.
-Utilize construction management software, including PRZM, Procore, eBuilder, etc., to streamline project processes.
-Navigate and manage construction documentation forms such as those from the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB), and other relevant authorities.

-Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a genuine passion for the construction industry.
-Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel for effective communication and documentation.
-Previous experience in onsite observation/construction administration within the architectural or engineering field is advantageous.
-Familiarity with construction management software is a plus.
-Ability to adapt to a paperwork-intensive role and maintain meticulous records.
-Comfortable negotiating various physical elements, such as lifts, scaffolding, ladders, etc., to access all areas of construction sites.
-Willingness to travel to project sites and attend meetings as required.

Application Details: This is a full-time, in-person role. Please note that part-time or remote work arrangements will not be considered. Salary will be negotiated commensurate with education and experience. We encourage all qualified applicants, regardless of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, partnership status, veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected status, to apply. Join our team and contribute to shaping exceptional architectural projects that leave a lasting impact.

If interested, please reach us through the ‘contact us’ button at the top-right of this page.

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