This position is focused on residential design, drafting, estimating, and project management. The Project Developer (PD) develops Pre-Construction Service Agreements; consults with customers and coordinates development of or produces design packages and estimates for residential work including kitchens, baths, basements, additions, and whole house remodels. The PD will have a specialization in Residential Architectural Design, and Estimating. The PD works concurrently with other Project Developers and the field staff and is supervised by the Vice-President/ General Manager. Similar position titles include: Designer, Architectural Designer, Architect, Estimator, and Project Manager.
Preferred Experience Includes: professional use of CADD or other CADD based drawing program(s), Revit is strongly preferred; minimum five (5) years of progressive experience in residential remodeling jobs, and demonstrated sales and estimating success(s).
Ability to review and stamp drawings completed by JFCo
Coordinating a job from start to finish; in order to minimize communication confusion and maximize delegation, effective communication, organization, and productivity.
Ability to multi-task; be attentive to details; display excellent organization capabilities, and to listen and communicate with customers, co-workers, and sub-contractors. Excellent problem solving abilities, proven ability to be a multi-tasker and decision maker.
Proficient in accurate specification and material take-offs as well as writing specifications and the scope of work for jobs.
Extensive working knowledge of residential and commercial construction methods, techniques, systems and materials and building codes including local, BOCA, and IBC. Must have a working knowledge of building trades including plumbing, electrical, and HVAC, and know basic code requirements.
J Francis Company, LLC is an award winning General Contractor specializing in the remodeling of homes and businesses throughout the Pittsburgh region since 1988. We offer a full range of design-build services from feasibility studies and architectural design to estimating and project management. Our emphasis is on integrity, respect and timeliness in all of our relationships.