Working at ZAS

Work somewhere awesome! Join our Team! We are always looking for great talent to join our team. We offer a wide range of career opportunities for creatives in the built environment. Each project takes a team of skilled members to create a highly creative and functional design.

Celebrating our 114th anniversary, Zimmerman Architectural Studios continues to celebrate our multi-disciplinary architectural and engineering talents in a thriving and contemporary environment.

Construction Administrator

Summary:

Perform construction phase activities for our design and construction projects.  Prior field experience will guide our design and engineering professionals in documenting the vision of new buildings.

Responsibilities:                    

  • Administration of the construction process for a variety of projects for our firms and on behalf of our clients.
  • Review / management of submittals, shop drawings, substitution requests, etc.
  • Respond to RFI’s providing interpretation of construction documents on behalf of the firm.
  • Create punch lists and closeout documents.
  • Participate in the resolution of construction issues and conflicts.
  • Act as a liaison between our design professionals, contractors and our client representatives.
  • Provide field-learned experience to the design teams, helping to continually improve our shared knowledge of construction means and methods.
  • Understanding of project budgets and working within those constraints.
  • Occasional participation in marketing, relationship building activities, and project interviews.
  • Required to work in office and at job site environments.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in construction project administration.
  • Strong understanding of quality construction means and methods.
  • Comfortable with computer and tablet based Construction Administration tools.
  • AutoCAD and Revit familiarity not essential but preferred.
  • Read, understand and work from construction drawings and specifications.
  • Strong time management and problem resolution skills while working on concurrent projects.
  • Knowledge of building codes and appropriate industry standard practices.
  • Attention to detail, strong organization skills, and thorough written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in a customer focused, team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and be responsible for project delivery which may be multiple, large or complex in scope.

We invite you to join Milwaukee’s Coolest Office! We provide a comprehensive benefits program which reflects our healthy attitude towards a positive work/life balance, along with an energetic culture and incredible work environment. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Candidates should submit their resume and compensation requirements to:Traci A. Mortensen, Director of Human Resources Traci.Mortensen@zastudios.com.