Job Overview

Project Manager - Workplace Architecture - ( 210002YT )


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn't have to be true? What if our built environment - where we live, learn, play, and conduct business - carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future-join us!

Your Opportunity

The Washington DC studio of Stantec Architecture, a national leader in commercial architecture, building repositioning, workplace, and healthcare thought, design, and practice, is seeking a senior-level Project Manager to work with local and regional leadership to design great projects, grow the practice, and have a positive and profound impact on the communities we serve.

At Stantec, we believe design extends beyond the elements that define space. At its best, design shapes our lives, influences our behaviors, and lends purpose and meaning to our activities. If that resonates with you and you have a passion for architecture and interior design, we encourage you to submit your qualifications. Join our team of creative professionals and work with us to inspire others.

Your Key Responsibilities

A Project Manager at Stantec is a licensed professional chiefly responsible for design excellence, technical quality, and project delivery and execution. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate mastery of these compulsories while at the same time having a passion for the following: mentoring the next generation of architects, leveraging design to enhance teaching and learning, instilling a sustainable mindset, and growing business through presentations, interviews, and cultivation of client relationships.

Project Managers at Stantec are responsible for:

  • Management of key client accounts with multiple tasks performed simultaneously.
  • Managing complex tasks on multiple, large scope, highly complex projects.
  • Managing inter-disciplinary teams including designers, architects, engineers, and other building related professionals.
  • Effectively participates and helps to win work in interviews for potential projects.
  • Plans, organizes, and directs the work throughout the life of the project to successfully deliver the project to the client.
  • Leads the client and project team to assure that the project design meets the client budget, schedule, program, and design intent.
  • Assists in the negotiation and development of project agreements.
  • Develops and manages project budget, schedule, and overall work plan to realize target financial performance.
  • Mentors and motivates project team members.
  • Assures that Project Management Framework tasks are timely completed and properly documented.
  • Leads project coordination and owner/site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors.
  • Manages and tracks change orders, applications for payment by contractors and other contractual modifications impacting budget and schedule.
  • Works with Studio leadership in determining project staffing needs and recommending personnel.
  • Directs client invoicing and effectively manages collections.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Able to run day-to-day project activities/tasks/meetings, manage project production team, and serve as main client POC.
  • Client facing and professional.
  • Must be local and able to attend regular on-site client meetings.
  • Excellent understanding of accessibility codes, life-safety codes, building construction systems, means and methods, materials, and industry associated standards.
  • Proactively takes appropriate action without requiring continued direction or guidance.
  • Effectively manages multiple deadlines and priorities.
  • Team player with the client, entire project team and contractor.
  • Excellent negotiator and communicator, with understanding of tools such as OneNote, Bluebeam and other modern means of virtual collaboration.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Interior Design, or related field. Registered Architect preferred. Minimum of 7 years of experience. LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-District Of Columbia-Washington

Other Locations : United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia

Job : Architect

Organization : BC-1779 Buildings-US Mid Atlantic

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time



Project Manager Workplace


Washington DC


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