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POSITION TITLE:           Project Managers-Architecture
REPORTING TO:             Principal
LOCATION:                       San Francisco, CA 94109
OUR CLIENT:                   TEF Design (formerly Tom Eliot Fisch)

Website: http://www.tefarch.com/

In business for twenty years, TEF is an award-winning architectural design practice, known for crafting imaginative and enduring places, where people come together to share ideas and build community. We are skilled in developing cohesive design solutions that integrate the social, economic and political dynamics of urban development through authentic collaboration and a shared commitment to value, sustainability and performance.

Collaboration is at the heart of each day, and good ideas come from everyone, not just principals. Project types and sizes are diverse; we are a group of people that loves variety. Staff contribute meaningfully to assignments that range from healthcare and workplace design, to schools and projects that enhance our community, and by the way, electrical substations too.  We are generalists who share a common ethos driven by research, economy, responsibility, and authentic collaboration with clients who value our services.

Our firm culture is one of teaching and learning including weekly “TEF Talks” bringing in colleagues and guests or sharing our current work, “TEF Teaches” where our in-house experts share knowledge about technical issues such as planning and building codes, REVIT, and other software tricks.  We have a mentor/mentee program where everyone who wants can choose a mentor who can advise on firm questions as well as life and career questions. And, we’re in the midst of a Project Management 101 series of seminars. We strongly support professional development, by paying for classes and supporting our staff taking the licensing exams, we want everyone in the firm to grow!

We play together, too; come join our bocce team, or take our in-house yoga class, or share in our weekly Breakfast Club. And, we also believe in work/life balance, including accommodations for young families – yes you need to go to your kid’s soccer game!

We take pleasure in our connection to the wider community, through our work and volunteer/service initiatives –our practice is dedicated to non-profit partners where we provide pro-bono services. We currently are planning a mural project for one of our K-8 schools and we love the LEAP Sandcastle competition.

We recently purchased our own two story office building as a permanent hedge against the outrageous office rents in the City. Our open plan, light-filled office is on the top floor, in an evolving residential and commercial neighborhood, close to public transportation.

We are seeking two Project managers… one for health care and one for regular commercial work… aviation, institutional, etc.
We seek a Project Manager who will contribute to a wide array of healthcare projects, and be a primary client contact for our clients including Kaiser, Stanford Hospitals and Clinics, UCSF and Dignity Health. We recently completed the ground-up construction for the Neuroscience building for Stanford. For additional project information, see:






This is a salaried, full time position with benefits.

The position is posted here: http://www.lockeandkey.com/jobs/JobOpenings/job_opening_171.php

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Participation in all levels of healthcare projects from programming and design through completion of construction.
- Work closely with principals and other team members on all aspects of projects.
- Preparation of client presentations.
- Participate with principals in the pursuit of new projects. Participate in marketing proposals and interviews.
- Establish and monitor project budgets and schedules.
- Assist with staffing requirements of projects.
- Manage, mentor and coach staff of three to six people on various projects.
- Develop and maintain work plans.
- Periodic travel to job sites; all in the Bay Area.

We realize that every interested candidate might not have all of the desired experience, but here is what we are looking for in terms of experience and skills… the more you have, the better!

- Ideally, candidates would have 10 + years of experience with a focus on client and project management, including building renovation and new construction. However, if someone has less experience, but has some health care experience, the company is willing to train the person.
- Health care related projects, including medical offices, clinics, familiarity with OSHPD-1 are all a plus.
- A sincere passion for creating innovative and thoughtful design solutions.
- This position requires the candidate to be a "people person," who is comfortable interacting with clients, principals, teammates, consultants and contractors.
- Experience in design, document production and oversight, and construction phase services.
- Flexibility and ability to independently juggle a variety of projects, clients and tasks.
- Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Microsoft Office. Use of Revit 2016 is a big plus.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Exceptional attention to detail and follow-up.

- A professional degree in Architecture.
- Architectural license or track to licensure is a plus.

Opportunity to grow your career and work with a long standing, stable, award-winning firm.
TEF offers a competitive and comprehensive compensation package, including health benefits, disability insurance, 401k retirement plan with company match, vacation, sick leave, tax deferred Clipper Card program, and discretionary performance bonuses. Potential parking depending on commute.

Please email your resume and cover letter with TEF in the subject line.
Local candidates only.
Qualified resumes with cover letter will receive notification of receipt.
Please not send your resume to TEF directly.

Lisa K. Locke

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