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Architectural Technical Writer / Project Manager

Company: Archinect
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Architectural Technical Writer / Project ManagerLooking for Architectural Technical Writer / Project Manger -Blanco Architecture Inc is always looking for talented, motivated people who are passionate about technical architecture. We are building envelope consultants operating primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area, although our work in Southern California and other areas is constantly growing. Our office is in San Rafael, California. We are not design architects, so please do not apply if you are interested in design.We are looking for a full-time permanent, Architectural Technical Writer / Project Manger. This position offers a hybrid or in-house work environment with the possibility of a fully remote position, but in-person site visits and other meetings are required.The Architectural Technical Writer / Project Manger will primarily be responsible for architectural technical writing and documentation for multiple projects. Duties will also include on-going communication with BAI staff, clients, architects, consultants, contractors and -subcontractors. The Architectural Technical Writer / Project Manger is also responsible for assisting with construction administration during the construction phase, including attending site visits to multiple projects and assisting with drafting field reports and meeting minutes.This is a new position for BAI, so applicant must be self-motivated and take the initiative to assist in refining the position, capturing available work, communicating with the staff and clients, and making the position a success.Technical responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Proposal writing, including attending preliminary meetings to gather information about the project, as well as reviewing project drawings and other documents, which are relevant and pertinent to drafting the proposal.
  • Attending internal and external project meetings (many on Zoom) in order to take notes and produce meeting minutes, which are to be distributed to the client project team as part of good project documentation practices. -
  • Coordinating with project team to obtain pertinent facts about the project and translate them into written technical project documents.
  • Attending site visits in order to take notes and produce field reports, which are to be distributed to the client and project team as part of good project documentation practices.
  • Assisting with improving and developing other technical writing documents within the firm.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work on multiple projects is critical, as the person in this position will be assigned to assist multiple project managers with technical writing needs for multiple projects.Qualifications:
    • A Bachelor's or Associate's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or an associated field.
    • 5-10 years experience in the industry.
    • Solid knowledge and understanding of architecture and construction fields.
    • Experience producing architectural or engineering construction drawings, knowledge of drafting standards and practices.
    • Building envelope, roofing, waterproofing, renovation and restoration expertise. -
    • Technical architecture expertise.
    • Must be very organized.
    • Must be able to type and be a good note taker.
    • Experience with formatting professional business documents, strong proofreading and editing skills.
    • Meticulous attention to detail and someone who is able to translate technical information, descriptions, scope of work, etc. into coherent well-composed, well-crafted, concise technical documents.
    • Must be able to take the initiative.
    • Strong problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent verbal and writing skills.
    • Organized and energetic, professional and articulate, both in writing and verbally.
    • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines.
    • Experience with Mac computers and word processing software is a plus. (BAI is a Mac-based firm).
    • Familiarity with professional standards of communication including email and telephone etiquette.
    • A valid driver's license, reliable vehicle and insurance. -
    • Must be able to climb ladders and scaffolds.
    • Construction experience is a plus.Please send cover letter and -resume in PDF format only to Aaron Hopkins, aaron@blancoarchitecture.com . Resume and cover letter are required. Excellent written communication and technical report writing are an important part of the position. Please address your expertise with each bullet point listed. -Must be legally able to work in the USA. This is an exempt position. Thank you! Connect with us on Twitter and Instagram to keep up with the latest job openings and images of work by Archinect's hiring employers...

Keywords: Archinect, San Rafael , Architectural Technical Writer / Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , San Rafael, California

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