Whether you’re just beginning your career or you’re an experienced professional, you will find tremendous opportunity at Lionakis. We are a multi-discipline design firm with services in architecture, engineering, planning, interior design, graphic design, sustainability and access compliance that focuses on delivering high quality and inspirational projects in several core markets, including Civic, Commercial, Education and Healthcare. At Lionakis, you’ll be an integral part of a passionate and collaborative team.
Do you thrive in an imaginative and inventive environment? Are you someone who flourishes when part of a cohesive team where collaboration and ideas flow freely? Want to work for a firm that's taking concrete action towards Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion? We’re looking for an experienced Project Manager/Lab Planner to join our Science & Technology team in our Newport Beach office. The S&T team works on various projects from University research and instruction laboratories to clean room manufacturing and advanced R&D Technology Projects. We offer a robust bonus plan, flexible hours including work-from-home and every other Friday off options.
An ideal candidate would serve as a project lead and manage the oversight and direction for all phases and aspects of a project from schematic design through construction. This person would have also mastered general concepts, standards, and team dynamics as they relate to their assigned projects and takes on a lead role in collaborating with the internal project team and external contacts.
As the Project Manager, you will...
Play a key role in and actively participate in all phases of the project from the design through construction.
Provide direction and produce accurate work as a part of a coordinated project team, including being a mentor to more junior staff.
Develop solutions for complex design problems, including code compliance and agency interface.
Provide technical oversight and coordination of project activities with clients, consultants, contractors, and staff.
Be responsible for the financial management of projects including the development and adherence to work plans, assisting the PIC with fee development, monitoring project financial status, developing mitigation plans when required, and managing monthly project financial tasks.
Participate in construction administration for projects and work closely with the project leaders on issues affecting the budget, construction costs, scheduling, and legal/liability related issues.
Assist project leaders in preparation of project management plans and attend project and staffing meetings.
Exhibit strong time management and organizational skills.
Effectively work with project leads to develop action plans, address and find solutions for project-related issues.
Project Manager Qualifications – The Must-Haves (Required)
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or equivalent
10+ years architectural project experience in Teaching & Research Laboratories, Lifesciences, Pharmaceutical, Clean Room Manufacturing and Advanced Science & Technology Projects including Site, Shell & Core as well as interior improvements
Proficient with Bluebeam and BIM/Revit software programs
Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Project Manager Qualifications – The Like-to-Haves (Not Required)
LEED accreditation preferred
Compensation DOE. We offer health benefits, competitive paid time off, and a 401(k) matching program.