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Senior Architect Project Lead

Anaheim, CA 92802

Posted: 05/06/2024 Job Number: 22135909

Job Description

Coordinate responses to city plan check comments and questions with the AOR/EOR
Coordinate constructability issues with project partners
Coordinate responses of all RFI's and submittals with AOR/EOR
Coordinate all internal team member feedback with the AOR/EOR/GC
Provide punch walk feedback
Gather all project documentation for closeout

Develop varied facility design project work at all stages of assigned projects from concept, feasibility or schematic design through the preparation of construction documentation in accordance with established Disney quality standards
Develop project concepts with internal stakeholders and partners
Determine team required to fully execute project
Develop project scopes of work for internal Architects/Engineers/Project Partners
Resolve design issues creatively and thoroughly coordinating design with other disciplines
Manage and execute the design and development of project construction drawings and specifications with internal resources as the Architect of Record
Create drawings and specifications that comply with applicable codes, standards, and statutes.
Coodinate all disciplines within each project
Leverage your technical expertise and lessons learned when creating all projects
Respond to city plan check comments and questions
Respond to all RFI's and submittals with AOR/EOR
Provide punch walk list to the GC and FAM partners
Prepare and gather all project documentation for closeout
Work with stakeholders to provide architectural resources, both technical and aesthetic, to develop project scope including design, planning and code compliance for estimation and feasibility

What We Look For
Professional design experience in a wide range of project types and construction types
Demonstrate familiarity with all phases of design and construction practices and standards
Construction Administration experience including site observation visits and review of RFIs and Submittals
Direct experience in the preparation of architectural contract drawings and specifications
Knowledge and experience with creating code analysis summaries including life safety plans
Collaborate and endeavor in a team environment to guarantee a successful product.
Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office Suite is required
Extensive knowledge with the California Building Code, health codes, CalOSHA, and the American with Disabilities Act
Experience developing custom details to support unique facility design conditions
Demonstrate leadership, team building skills, and mentoring young professionals
SkillsDevStrong problem solving/analytical skills and time management/organizational skills
Strong written, verbal, and graphical communication skills with the ability to present complex analyses and issues to all levels of executive management
Demonstrate the ability to respond effectively to dynamic situations and personalities
Must be capable of working independently on programs and projects but must have the maturity to seek guidance/approval and communicate as appropriate.
Ability to direct and motivate work efforts of others and handle stressful situations
Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, often against tight deadlines
Bachelor's of Architecture or Master's of Architecture from an NAAB accredited school
Minimum of 10 years professional experience working in Architecture
Architectural License in the State of California is required
Preferred Qualifications Master Planning Experience
Required Education Bachelor's of Architecture or Master's of Architectur

Description/Comment: "We create happiness. That's our motto at Disney Parks Experiences and Products. At Disney, you'll help inspire magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create innovative built environments. You will collaborate to develop ideas/thoughts into physical reality! Architecture & Facilities Engineering (A&FE) is looking for an Staff Architect to support the development and sustainment of assets and projects we support throughout the ***. You will provide technical expertise, problem solving, and QA/QC for projects we support throughout the ***. Our department supports a wide range of sustainment efforts and project types that include shops, attractions, hotels, entertainment, maintenance facilities, offices, and nearly any built facility and area development found on our property. Projects range from preliminary research, full facility assessments to minor renovations or new facilities. You will also support immediate response efforts. You will work in close collaboration with other engineering disciplines and multiple internal Disney project teams. As an Architect in A&FE, you will act as an Architectural Owner's Representative for the *** on projects from concept through construction. While drawings are seldomly produced in house, the majority of our construction drawings are produced by external Architects/Engineers hired for their services. Our role is to provide design management of these outside resources ensuring projects are designed to Disney standards, fully coordinated with other disciplines, and compliant with codes. You will be leading the design team ensuring all project partners and stakeholders are updated on project developments.
You will report to the Sr. Manager Architecture.

Owners Rep
Review project concepts with internal stakeholders and partners
Determine team required to fully execute project
Develop project scopes of work and create RFP's (Request for Proposals) for external Architects/Engineers/Consultants
Coordinate with Facility Assessment Management (FAM) partners to review scope, schedule and budgets
Provide internal cost estimates for project support and review budget throughout the project schedule
Manage the design and development of project construction drawings and specifications with internal and external resources
During design, coordinate schedule, meeting agendas, meeting participants to drive results
Lead design reviews and meetings throughout the design process
Review drawings and specifications at each design milestone to comply with applicable codes, standards, and statutes.
Ensure that the overall project design intent is achieved by successfully integrating facility design with partner design disciplines and components of the supporting development such as: infrastructure, area development, grading/drainage, area lighting, graphics, structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering, showset, ride engineering, etc.
Review for scope completeness based on project requirements with a focus on constructability, efficiency, and long-term maintainability
Update stakeholders of all project developments throughout the project schedule (design and construction)
Partner with internal teams to develop, maintain, communicate, and enforce Walt Disney Company design guidelines, standards, master specifications, and details
Provide guidance and concise decision matrices to support executive decisions
Leverage your technical expertise and lessons learned when reviewing all projects
Liason with City officials and external agencies to ensure project scope and implementation is coordinated and compliant with external requirements
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