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Planate Management Group LLC Architect (Albuquerque, New Mexico) - URGENT in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Planate Management Group (PMG) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and Orlando, Florida USA with technical support centers in South East Asia and East Africa, that provide program management and facilities engineering services worldwide. Planate is a small business provider of planning, design, infrastructure management, technical consulting, engineering, and construction management services in support of the US Department of Defense (DOD) and its Service (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps) missions, along with other US federal agencies, all over the world.

The Architect will handle and manage assigned design projects consistent with the planning and design goals and standards as established in the project management plan (PMP) of the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Albuquerque, NM. You will also be responsible for ensuring the completion of the design work and participating in planning the phases to prevent disruption and help minimize overall costs.

Our salary range for this position is from $120k to $140k per annum (range varies depending on experience and qualifications).

This role requires an onsite assignment in Veterans Affair Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage assigned design projects consistent with the planning and design goals and standards of VA

  • Coordinate with and assist the Project Development Team (PDT) to establish a well-defined project

  • Ensure completion of design projects on time and within budget, and the ability to modify or alter standard procedure to meet crucial deadlines

  • Oversee the day-to-day performance of the DOR and related consultants to ensure quality design within the contract cost and schedule; manage the conduct of design reviews; participate in cross-functional and departmental meetings to ensure business and functional needs are achieved with design

  • Develop and implement systems to monitor project design against budget authorization, and project schedules

  • Lead a timely decision-making process to ensure all outstanding design issues are resolved

  • Act as a solution consultant to engineers, architects, and other outside consultants; and seek to improve cost effectiveness related to the facility design process.

  • Review contracts, scopes of work, specifications, plans and pertinent jurisdictional codes to ensure that project design milestones and deliverable dates are being met while providing contract compliant, cost-effective facilities

  • Other tasks required by PDT to deliver a project design and PMP.

Qualifications to be successful in the role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Engineering.

  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience managing assigned design projects consistent with the planning and design goals and standards. Seismic experience is an advantage.

  • Minimum three years of experience in handling healthcare facility or hospital projects.

  • Able to conduct comprehensive research and analysis of technical and cost data.

  • Able to read and interpret acquisition policy, regulations, and directives.

  • Able to provide clear guidance to all lower-level acquisition personnel.

  • Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Must lawfully reside in the United States and eligible for employment (Planate does not sponsor visas or work permits).

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Why Planate?

Joining the Planate team opens you to an experience working for a Global company where you are among a team that is considered a premier trusted partner for planning, design, engineering, asset management, and professional service solutions anytime, anywhere. We Take Care of Our Own; Personally, and Professionally, Up and Down The Line.

Employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Medical insurance

  • 401K plan eligibility upon hire

  • Health and Savings Account plan

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Time Off

  • Wellness Offering

  • Training and Development

  • License/Certification support

  • Recognition and Rewards program

  • Travel Insurance

We’d love for you to be a part of our Global workforce, helping us serve as an effective and integrated partner to advance every client's mission!