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Senior Project Architect at Ballinger

Senior Project Architect
Phialdelphia, PA
United States of America
Expiry Date
16 Dec 2022
USD95000 - USD115000
Posted on
14 Nov 2022

Ballinger, an award-winning, national architecture and engineering firm with a strong commitment to design excellence, is seeking a forward-thinking Senior Project Architect with academic and research laboratory experience to join our interdisciplinary teams in creating integrated buildings that respond to the needs, values and contexts of the people who occupy them; as well as the institutions, cities and landscapes to which they belong.

As a Senior Project Architect with Ballinger, you will enjoy outstanding opportunities for innovation, challenging design, client interaction and direct collaboration with project team members from architectural and engineering disciplines.


  • Designing, analyzing, detailing and documenting academic and research laboratory buildings
  • Preparing technical drawings and specifications to ensure that their construction conforms to specifications, codes, standards and client requirements
  • Coordinating with both architecture and engineering team members to deliver an integrated set of documents across all disciplines
  • Generate red lines in a documentation set
  • Accountability for budget adherence
  • Act as a firm-wide mentor
  • Advise on Firm Standards (RUG/Technical/ Templates/Specs)
  • Engage in internal project leadership (lead a component or discipline within a project team)
  • Engage in external project leadership (lead project with client and contractor)
  • Present and provide day to day support to client and external project team
  • Autonomous internal and external leadership of building or discipline delivery
  • Perform ongoing studies for process improvement
  • Build on industry network, potentially through trade organizations, local events, speaking or conferences where applicable
  • Participate & contribute to performance reviews where applicable
  • Participate in internal committees where applicable

Technical Skills

  • Ability to provide direction within a large team
  • Develops design or technical solutions with Project Manager and Principal
  • Lead large scale or multiple projects, develop work plans, and project execution strategies with the Project Manager
  • Self-starter, able to independently generate design solutions and direction to other team members
  • Interfaces and leads all disciplines during the design/coordination phases.
  • Lead construction administration related activities across team and all disciplines
  • High level of responsiveness and collaboration with contractors and clients
  • Demonstration of targeted expertise with a key role in the firm
  • Demonstration of superior technical skills, dedication, and ownership of work
  • Proficiency of Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Enscape or other modeling software applications
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Graphics and visualization skills to effectively communicate design ideas
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills


  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in building design and documentation, academic and research experience strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge of Revit 2015 preferred
  • Superb production, analytical and communication skills
  • Full COVID vaccination required

At Ballinger, we understand that our employees work hard but also seek good work/life balance. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

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