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Portland Maine area Architecture and Interior Design firm seeking full-time Construction Administrator.

The successful candidate will be well rounded in all facets of planning, developing, managing, and documenting the physical implementation of projects. Candidates must have strong oral and written communication skills and project management experience as well as demonstrate solid attention to details, accuracy and completeness.

The successful candidate must meet the following qualifications and demonstrate the ability to perform or learn the required responsibilities of the position:

  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree. Professional education in the field of construction management is preferred, but not required; Professional education in other related fields may be beneficial and would be considered;

  • Have 5-10 years’ experience and interest in the professional aspects of the design and construction industries, including implementing various sustainable design initiatives, such as the LEED rating system;

  • Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of programs, PDF editing programs, and common construction management software;

  • Though not a design position, candidates should demonstrate rudimentary understanding of AutoCAD and Revit design tools to provide value to the construction process.

  • Command experience with fire-rated assemblies, building codes and accessibility code requirements;

  • Work with Owners and Contractors to develop value analysis and detailed capital needs assessments for planning upgrades to existing facilities; and,

  • Be capable of organizing and managing workload independently under the direction of the firm’s principals and architects.

This position requires frequent area travel and jobsite visits with the employee’s personally owned vehicle. Compensation commensurate with experience. Email resume and cover letter in response to this advertisement.

CWS Architects offers a hands-on approach to project design and management and a high level of service in the construction phase. The firm takes pride in the benefits this approach provides. Over a 25 year company history, CWS has cultivated a hardworking, passionate, and sociable work culture in an open office environment. We offer schedule flexibility, commitment to professional development and a full suite of employee benefits. Located in Scarborough Maine, our new office is conveniently located on Route One, close to both I-95 and I295 with on-site parking, easy access to the Eastern Trail and is close to popular restaurants and shops.

Jeannette Schram