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Senior Project Architect - Livonia at Orchard Hiltz & McCliment Inc. in Livonia, Michigan

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Come work for OHM Advisors, the community advancement firm.

With the singular mission of Advancing Communities, our diverse, 500+ member team works collaboratively across multiple service areas, including architecture, engineering, planning, surveying, and construction engineering, to create better places for people.

We are a team of experts with individual specialties working together, driven to make a difference through people-focused problem solving, design, and ideas. In everything we do, we put people first. We create places for communities of people that help solve a problem and drive them forward—advancing the whole community today and well into the future.

What You’ll Contribute to OHM Advisors

 As a Senior Project Architect on our Architecture team, you will be involved in the design process from start to finish of a project.  This position will be suited to work on a variety of project types and complexities.  Projects at OHM are exciting!  They are unique projects with the singular goal of Advancing Communities. 

You will be working with a team of exceptional architects, engineers,  urban designers, and first-class clients on projects that improve the lives of those living in the communities we serve.  Our projects include municipal, K-12, Higher Education, multi-family housing, healthcare, hospitality, residential, medical, and office uses.  

Your Responsibilities

 Project Technical Expertise

  • Provides high-level technical expertise and mentoring on projects

  • Develops work plans, schedules, and budgets for PM related to technical tasks of a Scope of Services

  • Performs quality assurance and quality control of project deliverables as determined by the PM

  • Completes complex technical tasks and computations

  • Identifies and solves complex technical issues related to projects to minimize project risk

  • For single-discipline and highly technical projects, performs some project management duties

Discipline Technical Expertise

  • Stays abreast of and maintains expertise in industry-specific standards, codes, permit agency requirements, and community requirements

  • Continues to advance the firm through professional leadership and training staff

  • Occasionally may publish papers, articles, and other technical documents and speak at conferences on high-level technical topics and emerging technologies

  • Develops marketing and business development information and strategies in their area of expertise for Practice Leaders and coordinates with PICs and PMs to generate new business.

 Maintain Client Satisfaction

  • Possesses a strong understanding of OHM services and relate to our clients’ needs.

  • Informs and discusses potential technical issues with PIC, PM, or client and taking appropriate action to solve the project’s technical related issues.

  • Obtains repeat work from clients via local/regional reputation as a senior professional/technical expert.

  • Anticipates technical issues before they become problems, including advising the PIC, PM, or client on alternatives and providing recommendations for solving technical issues.

  • Effectively communicate goals, alternatives, recommendations, and outcomes related to their technical expertise to project team, client, and public (memos, reports, presentations, etc.).

 Your Team

As a trusted member of OHM Advisors’ Architecture Group, you will join a growing, mission-driven team of innovative thinkers who collaborate daily, using our combined gifts and talents to continually advance the communities we serve.

 What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Significant experience with one or more of our core project types

  • Professional Registration

  • Professional degree in Architecture (Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture), required                                                                                

  • Able to assist with business development efforts

  • LEED-Accredited Professional preferred

  • Experienced in architectural design, detailing, and documentation of new building, restoration, and renovation projects.

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills including mentoring of less-experienced staff.

  • Prior experience as a project team leader, studio leader, or principal a plus.

Growth at OHM Advisors

Advancement isn’t just for our clients. We’re committed to moving our team forward, too. At OHM Advisors, you’ll enjoy challenging, meaningful work at a growing company creating innovative solutions for forward-thinking clients. But there’s not just cool work on big projects. You’ll be empowered to create your own career path in a culture that supports your individual professional development goals and encourages your pursuits through continued opportunities for growth. Read about some of our opportunities for career growth and enrichment on our website.

OHM Advisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



  • Knowledge and practical experience in the application of design procedures, practices, and standards

  • Must be experienced in architectural design, detailing and documentation of the new building, restoration and renovation projects

  • 10 year(s): Architectural experience



  • Bachelors or better in Architecture or related field

Licenses & Certifications


  • Reg. Architect License

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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