Project Manager, Architectural Services in Danbury, CT at Ethan Allen Global Inc.

Date Posted: 3/1/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition ID: 012961

Ethan Allen has been a leader in the luxury home furnishings and interior design business for more than ninety years. We are a global style authority, spanning twelve countries on three continents. We believe our associates are our greatest assets, and that talent, drive, and customer focus should be rewarded. 

Position Summary:

Responsible for leading the construction projects of new and existing design centers including, but not limited to, planning, creation of presentation drawings and models, and supervision of construction through outside contractors. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with developer, outside architect and Design Center Development designer to develop basic floor plan for each project.
  • Create, using AutoCAD, an interior architectural construction package for the architect to incorporate into bidding and construction drawings.
  • Responsible for establishing conceptual budgets, and developing construction plans, and details required to complete project under budget.
  • Communicate with contractors for bidding on a specific project and consult with department director to select successful bidding contractor.
  • Organize and arrange contracts for new contractors and vendors.
  • Troubleshoot issues as needed throughout the construction of project.
  • Update prototypical drawing package as needed, and odds and ends requests from various individuals. 
  • Research value engineering efforts to establish construction methods to reduce building costs, and renovation costs.
  • Create plans and coordinate remodeling efforts on existing Design Centers.
  • Responsible for developing plans and implementing details for Ethan Allen Service Centers, including special additional corporate facilities as directed by management.
  • Responsible for handling all architectural planning and detailing for Retail Design Center renovations.
  • Arrange invoices to be reviewed and sent into Accounts Payable for payment.
  • Maintain and order supplies for the department as needed.
  • Responsible to research new construction methods and materials to reduce costs.
  • Develop plans and coordinate construction of Special building Projects assigned by management.
  • Organize and gather information regarding fixtures, electrical, flooring, skylights, walls, and other items to incorporate into existing and future stores.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent with minimum of ten (10) years work experience in building, architecture, or construction experience, including minimum one (1) year as project manager is required OR Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction Management, or a related field with minimum of three (3) years experience.
  • Must have conceptual knowledge of construction and architectural and be proficient in AutoCAD 2020 and Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to work well independently and in an organized manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to travel up to 25 percent as needed.

Benefits are an important part of the total compensation that are offered, providing peace of mind and financial well-being.  Ethan Allen is committed to offering a variety of benefits that allow associates to choose whether or not to participate based on personal and family needs.  Some of the benefits offered are two company subsidized Medical Plans with Prescription Drug Coverage and Health Savings Account (including Employer contributions), cost effective Dental and Vision plans, 401(k) plan (with Employer matching contributions and Profit Sharing), company provided Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability (FT associates only), Flexible Spending Accounts – Health Care & Dependent Care, Commuter Saving Plans – Public Transit & Parking, Voluntary Whole Life Insurance, Voluntary Critical Care Insurance, Voluntary Accident Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Purchase Program, and Employee Referral Bonus Program.

Ethan Allen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. We are an E-Verify Employer.