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CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

PROJECT DESIGNER

POSITION SUMMARY

Apex Design Build is a commercial design build firm, specializing in private healthcare practices. Following design build methodology, we manage projects from early visioning and conceptual design stages, all the way through the architectural and construction phases. We are in the process of establishing local market leadership and then scaling regionally.

We are currently seeking a dynamic Project Designer to support our rapidly growing organization. The Project Designer will help direct projects through conceptual design, design development, and participate as required through the architectural and construction phases, striving to achieve the Clients’ objectives. Responsibilities will include programming, conceptual design, design development, construction documents, furniture specification, and verification of design intent during project execution.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate and lead in client consultations; establishing project goals and objectives including but not limited to programming questionnaire, design intent, schedule, and budget parameters.
  • Positively work with team members and vendors offering creative input throughout project, including but not limited to construction documents, take offs, millwork drawings, punch list review, engineering documents, existing conditions surveys, and attend job site meetings as needed.
  • Develop designs, including but not limited to test fits, space planning, schematic design, a color palette, conceptual sketches, conceptual ceiling and lighting plans, elevations, initial furniture and lighting inspirations, furniture and accessory specifications, and 3D Revit views.

QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or related field.
  • Minimum 3-5 years design experience.
  • Working knowledge of Revit and Adobe InDesign software.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Strong analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and prioritization skills.
  • Self-motivated, with high energy and a drive to excel.
  • Strong work ethic with a self-discipline to follow processes.
  • Proven success in a performance-based culture.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment with flexibility to quickly adapt to change.

Please email your resume to michellel@apexdesignbuild.net or call 847-288-0100 and ask for Michelle.

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT COORDINATOR

POSITION SUMMARY

Apex Design Build is a design build firm, specializing in private healthcare practices. Following design build methodology, we manage projects from early visioning and conceptual design stages, all the way through the architectural and construction phases. We are in the process of establishing local market leadership and then scaling regionally.

We are currently seeking a dynamic Construction Project Coordinator to support our rapidly growing organization. The Construction Project Coordinator will act as a liaison between Apex and its subcontractors, vendors, and consultants, and provide direct support to Apex’s Project Managers, Superintendents, and Director of Construction.  Construction Project Coordinators are involved from the Architectural drawings phase through to the completion of the projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collect COI’s with Additional Insured’s from subcontractors and Apex and file with city/town and building management.
  • Insure that all Subcontractor applications, insurances, and names are properly updated with the City or Local Town after buyout is completed by Project Managers.
  • Assist with permit application paperwork, as needed.
  • Ensure that safety binders and most current set of architectural drawings are up to date.
  • Assist Project Managers with pre-bid qualification, RFQ’s, subcontracts and vendor purchase orders.
  • Research and vet new subcontractors as needed.
  • Perform scheduled follow up to insure bids are submitted in a timely fashion. Insure Bids are uploaded to Box and Paskr
  • Schedule a Pre-construction meeting onsite with PM and awarded subcontractors and building manager.
  • Order materials and make sure that subcontractors who are responsible to order materials have done so.
  • Receive, sign off, and track all materials delivered to the office in Smartsheet.
  • Receive 3-week look ahead schedules from Superintendents, log them in Smartsheet, review with Director of Construction, and then send them out on a weekly basis.
  • Insure that photos of projects are being uploaded each week from every active project on Paskr.
  • Assist with subcontractor RFI process including follow up and responses.
  • Assist Project Managers with monthly construction draw requests and payouts for projects. Work with accounting to request all partial and final lien waivers, and track subcontractor and vendor payments and account balances. Assist accounting with preparation of AIA G702 & G703 Contractors Application for Payment, Sworn Statements and Lien Waivers on a monthly basis.
  • Assist Project Managers with project closeout documentation. Compile closeout binders promptly upon completion of each project.
  • Assist Director of Construction with implementation of Safety Program initiatives, including follow up for MSDS sheets, and weekly tool box talks.
  • Attend internal meetings such as Handover to Ops, Monthly Financial Review Meetings, Safety Meetings, and Jobsite Milestone Meetings. Keep meeting minutes and distribute as needed.
  • Insure that Smartsheet is being kept up to date by Project Managers.
  • Coordinate and pick up prints as needed.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)

  1. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. Previous work experience in related field preferred.
  3. Working knowledge of MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook).
  4. Must be able to lift 20+ lbs.
  5. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  6. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  7. Excellent organizational, planning, and prioritization skills.
  8. Self-motivated, with high energy and a drive to excel.
  9. Strong work ethic and proven success in a performance based culture.
  10. Ability to work in a fast paced collaborative team environment with flexibility to quickly adapt to change.

Please email your resume to michellel@apexdesignbuild.net or call 847-288-0100 and ask for Michelle.