Job Description:
Project Designer/Project Manager


C&S Design & Engineering is looking for an experienced Project Designer and/or Project Manager to join our team. Knowledge based in architecture, construction drawings and project management are required. Experience in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, civil and/or structural engineering are added benefits. Must be self-directed and motivated, open to working in a small office and easy to get along with.


Please email lauren@csdesignengineering.com (No phone calls, please)

1. Duties and Responsibilities:
a. Work independently and in small teams to coordinate project design amongst multiple group members, consultants and clients to ensure effective execution
b. Develop planning and creative-design concepts for projects
c. Prepare presentation, design and construction drawings and details
d. Be able to complete structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical schematics
e. Estimate scope of work and oversee other production staff
f. Responsible for coordination of all project efforts, administrative and technical, to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of specifically assigned projects
g. Actively manage client budgets, schedules and programs; budget and schedule, project communications and documentation; office administrative tasks and project team assignments. Estimate fees, determine scopes of work and provide input for proposals and contracts
h. Assists controller in accurate invoicing and/or budgeting for assigned projects
i. Participate in bi-weekly virtual staff meetings
j. General availability to clients and staff, M-F for blocks of time between 7am and 6pm (Pacific through Standard time)


2. Preferred Licensure, Skill Set, Experience
a. Bachelor of Architecture, Arts or Engineering from an accredited university
b. 5-10 years practice in an architectural firm
c. 5 years of project management experience
d. Knowledge of the surrounding industry and profession
e. Microsoft Office, CAD or related software
f. Ability to communicate well with clients, potential clients, staff, etc.
g. Possess a thorough knowledge of architecture/engineering practice, with emphasis on design, building materials, construction methods, integration of engineering disciplines and building costs/codes
h. Structural engineering, MEP engineering
i. Building Inspector Certification (willing to pay for certification with experience)


3. Physical Requirements of the Job:
a. Ability to sit or stand at desk working for extended periods of time during the work day
b. Ability to communicate verbally, in person, by virtual means and by telephone with colleagues and customers in the office and around the country
c. Ability to travel and visit required jobsites as needed
d. Ability to work 40 hours/week during typical business hours


4. Timeline: Ready to hire


5. Compensation
a. Negotiable depending on experience starting at $52,000/year based on 2080 hours/year
b. Bi-yearly pay evaluation
c. 1% bonus for any profits associated with any new clients brought into the
office. Distributed at the end of the year or upon completion of the project. Whichever is the latter.


6. Benefits (for all full-time employees above 32 hours/week)
a. 50% of employer paid health insurance premium for employee or
$45/week health insurance stipend
b. Paid Time Off as follows:
i. 1-5 years of service: 2 weeks
ii. 6-14 years of service: 3 weeks
iii. 14+ years of service: 4 weeks
iv. All time off is established as of January 1 of each year
v. Up to 1 week can roll over at the end of each year
vi. Unused paid time off is paid out based on an accrual basis should employee leave mid-year
c. SEP/IRA – 3% match
d. 9.5 Holiday Days
i. New Years Day
ii. Memorial Day
iii. 4th of July
iv. Labor Day
v. Thanksgiving Day
vi. Day after Thanksgiving
vii. Christmas Eve
viii. Christmas Day
ix. New Years Eve Day (half day)
x. Birthday/Floating Holiday
e. Up to $50/month allowance for Continuing Ed, Memberships, further education outside of that required for mandatory licensure
f. Up to $50/month reimbursement for personal cell phone use
g. Flexible schedule/ability to work remotely at certain times as needed