This position is responsible for the creative workflow process under the general supervision of the Director of Construction Design & Entitlements, this position is responsible for directing, managing, supervising and coordinating the work activities of Architectural firms to meet the requirements as described in the Architect’s statement of work, specific plans and specifications or contracts. Additional responsibilities include joint management of store design prototype plans and specifications with the entire Construction Design team. Position will also manage due diligence process as well as third party site development coordination partners with support from Real Estate and Construction.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture preferred
Proficiency in design CAD software preferred
Project or Team Management experience required
Reviewing Construction Document is preferred
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
Must be detail-oriented and highly organized
Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment
Essential Job Functions:
ARCHITECT AND CONSULTANT RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage Relationships with Architectural Firms and Consultants
All RFPs for consultants associated with new construction process
Maintenance of all contractual agreements, insurance requirements for all Architectural firms and Consultants
Manage day to day communication on all projects and Floor & Decor initiatives.
Manage Peer Review Process.
Plans will be reviewed to ensure compliance with Prototype and the design intent
Manage any outside consultants used as part of this review
Manage the Prototype and Specification Manual
Review and maintain the prototype to the company standards
Manage prototype version control with new leases generation
Maintain a narrative for changes between each prototype
Manage prototype update process
Work with consultants to develop standards and specifications
Periodically perform Project Management role as required to support the department’s ongoing needs
Manage Site Development and entitlement Process
Manage third party vendors that perform site development coordination and entitlement for F&D new store program
Attend Local Jurisdiction meetings and coordinate all work with third party vendors as required to achieve fully entitled project including signage
Develop initial construction and entitlement budgets for new store projects using historical data tools supplied by consultants
Manage Site Investigation Review (SIR)/City Planning Meetings
Support coordination of site visit for Site Investigation Review (SIR)and City Planning Departments with all disciplines and F&D Consultants and ensure we have the correct professionals onsite
Manage along with the CPM the documentation of the existing conditions
Review and document all site conditions for access restrictions that may impact F&D operations
Ensure that all documentation is updated in PMates
Review all reports resulting from the site visit and coordinate resolutions to findings on site in conjunction with F&D Construction Design and Construction team
Review Prefeasibility Report provided by F&D Consultants to evaluate correct path for a successful store opening
Review base plans from the F&D Architects to distribute to the store planning group
Liaison with Store Planning and the architect to ensure all prototype components are incorporated in the Construction and Fixture plans
Redline changes to plans to communicate design intent both to external and internal parties.
Coordinate changes to the base plans for architectural and engineering to provide guidance to Store Planning
Review sign drawings to ensure all prototype components are incorporated in the sign drawings
Review sign drawings to ensure the design and location of the sign components are suitable and positioned correctly for the site
Coordinate internal approval with the F&D Creative team
Review of sign drawings for completeness to be inserted into F&D leases
Review of site plan lease exhibit for completeness to be inserted into F&D leases
Coordination of List of Drawings with F&D architect to be inserted into F&D leases
Working Conditions (travel, hours, environment)
This position is salaried, knowing it may include hours which exceed eight hours in a day or forty hours in a week
Travel required including air and car travel
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to a construction site environment and moving vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is typically moderate to noisy.
Sedentary Work – Ability to exert 10 – 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
Store Support Center Associates
Provide leadership and support training on all Safety programs, processes and procedures, insuring that every associate is properly trained for their position.
Follow established Safety procedures in all aspects of work assignments applicable to the position. Each associate is responsible for Safety at the Store Support Center and when visiting other company work locations. All Safety concerns must be brought to the attention of the management of a location and/or the Store Support Center Safety Department immediately.
Working Conditions (travel & environment)
Note: Floor & Decor considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or familial status, veteran status, or based on any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Floor & Decor also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer at its sole discretion.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all associates and applicants. F&D recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.
This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment. This policy and the law prohibit employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the basis of any legally protected status outlined above.
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