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Project Architect (Commercial Office, Corporate Office, Testing, Research & Development Sites)

Company: CBRE
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Project Architect (Commercial Office, Corporate Office, Testing, Research & Development Sites)

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GWS Segment

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Areas of Interest

Construction, Design, Project Management


Dearborn - Michigan - United States of America, Detroit - Michigan - United States of America

About the role

As a CBRE Project Architect, you will be responsible for project management for a variety of small to medium sized projects and teams.

This job is part of the Design function. They are responsible for having an understanding of building systems and requirements applicable to a variety of building types within Ford Motor Company's portfolio (i.e.: commercial office, corporate office, testing, research & development). Candidate shall have a strong understanding of building codes, construction methodology, design process and regulatory requirements for building systems. Project Architects will be tasked with overseeing several concurrent projects at various phases of the design and construction process. The day-to-day responsibilities will vary but may include initial ideation and concept review, drawing review and markups, project specification review and RFI's, contract administration, site walks, and overall strategy development.

The Project Architect will be responsible for coordination of drawing milestone reviews and facilitate integration of the various SME's at our clients throughout the various gateways of design development and construction administration. They will interface directly with project management, engineering, and the contracted Architect of Record (AOR), Contractor, internal/external customers and regulatory authorities (Building and Planning departments of the cities and states where our clients operations are located).

What you'll do

  • Direct the efforts of external engineering consultants on facility evaluations, design alternatives analysis, feasibility studies, estimating and construction delivery systems.
  • Review construction drawings, specifications, and contract documents
  • Coordinate preliminary architectural studies and code reviews for major construction and renovations across the portfolio.
  • Advise and direct our project management team in the implementation of a diverse array of technical engineering projects.
  • Work closely with our Ford Land engineering team and other critical skill team SME's
  • Strengthen Company programs to ensure implementation of sustainability initiatives in commercial, corporate, research, and test facilities.
  • Drive the use of new technology, construction methods, and materials to improve capital investment efficiency and sustainability in all corporate programs. Provide engineering analysis and recommendations on Capital Investment.
  • Support and maintain positive relationships with government authorities, municipalities, and communities in which we operate to enhance long term working relationship with community officials. Ensure that our facilities align with local codes, laws and recommended practices.

    What you'll need

    Bachelor's Degree preferred with 5-8 years of relevant experience. In lieu of a degree, a combination of experience and education will be considered. NCARB certification or Architectural license required.

    Ability to exercise judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information.

    Willingness to take a new perspective on existing solutions.

    In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

    Organizational skills with an advanced inquisitive mindset.

    Prior experience in R&D, retail, and corporate facilities

    Knowledge of building codes and regulations

    Excellent oral and written communication skills to positively represent the company

    Strong creative problem-solving skills

    Leadership experience in working teams preferred

    Attention to detail, organized, self-motivated

    LEED or WELL professional certifications preferred

    Why CBRE?

    We value a culture of respect, integrity, service and excellence crafts our approach to every opportunity! We are guided by the needs of the cities we inhabit, the communities we build, and the world we thrive in.

    Competitive pay and benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401k, and more that start 1st of the month. Internal advancement available after 6 month mark.
    • FORTUNE Most Admired Company #1 in real estate for third consecutive year; Ten years in a row on the list.
    • Forbes Named one of the best large employers in America and one of the World's Best Employers!

      Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

      Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

      NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

Keywords: CBRE, Dearborn , Project Architect (Commercial Office, Corporate Office, Testing, Research & Development Sites), Professions , Dearborn, Michigan

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