AIA FW Job Board

Posted 2-24-2020

Preservation Architect/Senior Project Manager/Studio Director – Komatsu Architecture
Komatsu Architecture, founded in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1959, is an architecture, interior design and planning firm with a balanced portfolio providing preservation and contemporary building design with practical design solutions that respect our environment, cultural heritage and community. Our firm’s work is focused throughout the U.S. and abroad; preservation work is primarily focused in Texas and surrounding states. We are seeking a Senior Project Manager for our preservation studio, which is known for its high-quality restoration and adaptive use of important historic buildings in the public and private sector. Komatsu Architecture has earned a reputation for completing significant restoration projects and has garnered state preservation awards. Our firm is established and invested in the communities we work with, enjoying long-standing client relationships and repeat work.

Full Time Preservation Architect/Senior Project Manager/Studio Director
This is an exciting opportunity to work full time with a team of talented and highly experienced architects. Komatsu Architecture is a mid-sized firm, so you will have opportunities to experience working on projects from Schematic Design to Construction Administration. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of projects, while reporting directly to the principal-in-charge and working directly with clients. As Senior Project Manager, you will oversee project architects and junior staff.


• Licensed Architect with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture. A Master’s Degree in Architecture with a focus on Historic Preservation is desirable
• Technical skills in Revit and AutoCAD
• 15+ years of experience preferred
• Previous experience in architectural project management of complex rehab or historic projects including development of all phases of planning (including master plans and grant applications), programming, design, construction documents, bidding, and contract administration, including clear communication skills with clients, consultants, and contractors
• Experience in the public process, regulatory agencies, and historic preservation entities (SHPOs)
• Knowledge of building codes, construction types and materials
• Must be able to prepare and review technical specifications
• Must be able to prepare a variety of studies and reports, including, but not limited to: existing conditions assessments; feasibility studies; code analysis; historic structure reports
• Must be detail oriented and have a technical understanding of the construction experience (Interest in the technical aspects of historic properties and buildings is highly important)
• Strong leadership, communications and organizational skills
• Self-starter; Ability to multi-task, create and maintain project work, schedules, and budgets
• Collaborative personality to excel in team situations
• Proven ability to manage clients and meet their expectations
• Proficiency and project experience utilizing Microsoft Office suite, AutoCAD, and Revit
• Outstanding research, writing, proofreading and editing skills
• Project experience with Secretary of Interiors Standards for the treatment of Historic Properties
• Experience in collaborating with material conservation consultants in the treatment of interior and exterior building components
• Travel required, primarily within Texas
• US citizen or permanent US resident, must possess a valid US driver’s license and be able to obtain a security clearance to work on/at government sites if needed

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