EskewDumezRipple (EDR) is a New Orleans based group of architects, designers and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, interior environments, research and urban strategies. A recipient of the 2014 Architecture Firm Award, EDR has created a national reputation for designing projects that are programmatically thoughtful and technically sophisticated as well as cost and resource conscious. Our commitment to enhance and protect both the cultural and natural environments of the communities we serve is evident in the beauty and technical craftsmanship of our designs and the long-term sustainability of our projects.
About the Job
The position requires an intimate knowledge and thorough understanding of AIA Construction Contracts and requirements, applicable codes, schedule monitoring and an understanding of materials, methods and processes of construction. Candidate is expected to be a team player and have the ability to conduct meetings with contractors, clients, agencies and project representatives. Responsible for obtaining, verifying, processing, documenting and maintaining records relevant to a project, including but not limited to claims, change proposals and change orders, request for information, submittals, correspondence, payment application, contract documents, and other related documentation.
We are a design focused firm and the CCA is responsible for promoting the design intent during the construction process.
Perform the Architect’s duties stated in AIA A201 General Conditions for Construction including but not limited to field observation, submittals, project correspondence, payment applications, RFI’s, interpretation of both contract documents and performance of the work. Understand and enforce contractual obligations of all parties including requirements of the contract and monitoring compliance.
Act as the primary representative for the design team during construction.
Responsible for keeping the owner and project team informed of the status of the project, including contract status, compliance, modifications, potential claims and legal risks.
Ensure that all potentially legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly.
Assist in evaluating cost and price proposals.
Provide construction phase education, guidance and counsel to senior and project management personnel.
EskewDumezRipple offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, short and long term disability, life insurance, competitive PTO, and parental leave. Our studio also hosts weekly happy hours and numerous employee events throughout the year.
Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or related field required.
5-8 years of experience on projects ranging in size from $5M to $80M.
Experience with REVIT preferred, but not required
Competent with Microsoft Office
Competent with Bluebeam
Experience with cloud-based construction software (Procore, Submittal Exchange, PlanGrid, etc.)
EskewDumezRipple (EDR) is a nationally recognized group of architects, designers, and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, interior design, research, and urban strategies with studios in New Orleans and Washington DC. EDR has created a reputation for designing projects that are programmatically thoughtful and technically sophisticated as well as cost and resource conscious. Our commitment to enhance and protect both the cultural and natural environments of the communities we serve is evident in the beauty and technical craftsmanship of our designs and the long-term sustainability of our projects.