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CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER

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. As a fully integrated firm, our successful Architecture group will work alongside the Apex Interior Design and Preconstruction teams.

We are currently seeking a dynamic Architectural Designer to support our rapidly growing organization. This role will work through complex projects in detailing and documenting intent as well as provide direct support to Apex’s Director of Architecture and Director of Design. You will be involved in many aspects of the project from the design development phase, permitting, construction documents, and bidding stages through to final project closeout.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Setup and maintain project drawing files and standards (Revit).
  • Develop and complete construction & permit drawings.
  • Develop progress drawings for client review, pricing, or internal technical review.
  • Research available architectural and MEP products to fit with design intent.
  • Assist with/lead permit drawing comment response.
  • Assist with/lead construction document addenda based on subcontractor/Operations team direct input.
  • Support Director of Architecture correspondence with consultants, subcontractors and vendors to gather data, communicate design requirements, and coordinate design, construction, and engineering documents.
  • Attend internal handover meetings from Design to Architecture, and from Architecture to Operations team.
  • Able to produce a full, coordinated set of CDs including Cover, Life Safety, Demolition, Architectural, FFE, Details, Schedules, and willing to learn basic MEP trades.
  • Interface with Apex’s design team for clarification of design details and intent as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with contractual requirements and scope of work.
  • Coordinate and update selected project materials, products, and fixtures.

QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field required.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in Architecture firm or related office required.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Project, & Outlook).
  • Working knowledge of Autodesk Revit or strong desire to learn required.
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator a plus.
  • 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 and 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.

ASSISTANT PRECONSTRUCTION MANAGER

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 Assistant Preconstruction Manager to support our rapidly growing organization. The Assistant Preconstruction Manager will act as a liaison between Apex and its clients, subcontractors, vendors, and consultants, and provide direct support to Apex’s Director of Preconstruction.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Create a scope of work during the concept phase of design that reflects the Visioning Session notes, Space plan intent, and is sufficient for estimating and subcontractor purchasing selection.
• Collaborate with the design team to develop space plans that are responsive to and conform to program and budget requirements.
• Assist managing budget throughout the design process by soliciting input from subcontractors and engineers and estimating the project to ensure design is managed to the budget, overall profitability, and client satisfaction
• Coordinate with Project Coordinator initial site survey.
• Assist Director of Preconstruction with building budget cost reports, LOIs and contracts in the APEX formats.
• Create an overarching project timeline including all phases of the project and maintain constant correspondence through the project to ensure completion dates are adhered to.
• Research and incorporate products and systems that accomplish the design intent.
• Support Director of Preconstruction with reviewing and redlining architectural and construction documents and specifications to ensure compliance with design intent.
• Review and redline production shop drawings for furniture, millwork and equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)

• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction or related field preferred.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in a related field.
• Working knowledge of MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook).
• Client facing experience preferred.
• Ability to influence and persuade to achieve desired outcomes.
• Strong analytical, problem solving, and negotiation 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 self-discipline to follow a proven sales process.
• 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.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

POSITION SUMMARY

Apex Design Build is a commercial design and construction 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 Business Development Associate who is as motivated as we are to continue our tremendous growth, open up new doors, and ultimately provide outstanding value to our clients. If you enjoy being part of an entrepreneurial organization that values performance and results over tenure and politics, and that is quick to reward high-achieving team members, then you will be a great fit here.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Work alongside the Business Development Executive team, learning the process of generating business via network partners.
• Research potential prospects in marketplace.
• Direct outreach to end user(s) utilizing phone, email, LinkedIn, and other means of communication to create brand awareness and opportunities.
• Maintain past client relationships.
• Along with the Executive team, plan and coordinate all business development activities respective to industry focus.
• Track and update sales opportunities and client information within internal databases, including Salesforce.
• Work with Executive team to methodically qualify, build, and manage an accurate sales funnel. Provide ongoing progress updates on new business development activities, performance against the sales plan, and other key indicators to the Apex Leadership Team.
• Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders.
• Participate with Executive team to plan approaches and pitches. Work with team to develop proposals that speak to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
• Attend relevant industry networking events and business functions to fortify position of Apex and maintain/build positive top-of-mind awareness.
• Support Business Development Executive team as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)

• 1-3 years of experience in sales/business development arena.
• A friendly, flexible personality with outstanding relationship-building skills.
• Ability to influence and persuade to achieve desired outcomes.
• Strong analytical, problem solving, and negotiation 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 self-discipline to follow a proven sales process.

REQUIREMENTS

• Reliable transportation needed-some travel will be required (+/-2-hour radius from Rosemont).
• Flexibility and ability to attend networking events -early morning or evening (as needed).

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

The link below leads to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.

https://www.cigna.com/legal/compliance/machine-readable-files