Electrical Engineer

Schmidt Associates is looking for a highly motivated, qualified Electrical Engineer to join our team! 

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide support for senior engineers and designers.
  • Coordinate and attend meetings with clients, project team members, outside consultants, utilities and vendors.
  • Visit project sites to gather existing condition information.
  • Assist with the design of interior and exterior lighting, power and fire alarm systems, for new and renovation projects.
  • Assist with the creating of plans for details, one-line diagrams, schematics and schedules.
  • Assist with the editing of technical specifications.
  • Provide support during bidding and construction phases of projects.

Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Engineer In Training certification preferred.
  • Minimum 0-3 years of experience.
  • Experience with Revit/Autocad.

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Administrative Assistant

Schmidt Associates is looking for a Design Delivery Administrative Assistant! 

The Design Delivery Administrative Assistant position will provide support to the firm’s Project Managers and project teams for project schedules, document authoring and review, as well as general office support. It requires a strong competency in administrative support for design projects and good working knowledge of MS Office, Deltek Vision and Newforma, as well as the ability to perform in a self-directed manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to Project Managers and Quality Managers in coordinating meetings, phone calls, and other project activities.
  • Provide non-project support to assigned Project Manager’s.
  • Provide backup to all staff supporting Owners’ needs.
  • Arrange for onsite and offsite meetings.
  • Proof and edit all Project correspondence.
  • Coordinate and facilitate as needed, the transmission of materials for the Project Team.
  • Prepare / Coordinate Project, directories, schedules and files as requested.
  • Prepare manuals, presentations, workbooks, and handouts.
  • Coordinate Project printing and distribution of documents with printer and/or outside Contractors.
  • Maintain meeting notes for out-of-house Project meetings.
  • Attend meetings for immediate documentation (as needed).
  • Maintain Project records as needed for proper digital filing.
  • Prepare correspondence and support documentation.
  • Coordinate (on a per Project basis) responsibilities and procedures with other Administrative Assistants.
  • Work with other Administrative Assistants to improve procedures and systems.
  • Support other Administrative Assistants to provide assistance to all disciplines.

 Experience/Education:

  • 5-10 years of experience
  • Strong experience proofing and editing
  • Strong skills in word processing, database, spreadsheets, and template maintenance
  • Ability to perform in a self-directed manner and dedication to serving others is essential
  • Working experience with Deltek or similar project management software
  • Newforma experience a plus

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Network Administrator

Schmidt Associates is looking for a dynamic individual to join the organization in a Network Administrator capacity! 

Qualifications:

To be responsible for management of network administration and client hardware and software requirements within firm.

Responsibilities:

Systems Maintenance

  • Maintain and update network, in-house equipment and backups and archives.
  • Update in-house server OS and server software
  • Monitor and apply server updates.
  • Research current Information Systems and their trends.
  • Maintain firm’s compliance with software licenses.
  • Monitor systems to maintain integrity of server software. Screen for viruses, clean system of staff’s personal software, and screen system for bootlegged software.
  • Be a resource and work with Vendor in supporting in house phone system.

User Support

  • First point of contact for I.S. server support issues.
  • Assist all staff in daily operations of Information Systems.
  • Assist staff and visitors with conference room technology
  • Serve as a backup to the Desktop Support Technician

Systems Training

  • Assure appropriate training for software systems.
  • Maintain and update backups and archives.
  • Develop and initiate procedures that train and inform staff on Information Systems.

Experience/Education:

  • Strong background in computer technology as it applies to servers and enterprise applications i.e. MS Exchange, MS SQL, Active Directory, etc.
  • A thorough understanding of computer technology and the basics of computer systems and networking.
  • Must remain current and trained in technology solutions.
  • Must have a Microsoft certification.

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Client Project Manager

Schmidt Associates is looking for a seasoned Client Project Manager to join our team!

The Project Manager position will be responsible for the tactical implementation of projects, achieve project objectives, financial profit and establish relationships that enable repeat projects and positive referrals.  The ideal candidates must be consistently aware & accountable for project performance, schedule, and cost.

Schmidt Associates is looking for a seasoned Project Manager to join our team! The Project Manager position will be responsible for the tactical implementation of projects, achieve project objectives, financial profit and establish relationships that enable repeat projects and positive referrals.  The ideal candidates must be consistently aware & accountable for project performance, schedule, and cost.

Qualifications:

The position has a tactical focus and requires strong skills in organization, problem solving, communication, logistics, and management.  Must be able to balance technical solutions with time, cost, and human factors.  The ability to establish and nurture client relationships is essential.  It also requires a base understanding of the design process and the delivery of services in the construction industry.

The Project Manager will focus on managing projects for a single, specific client and will be located at the client’s premises. The ideal candidate would have experience throughout the Project Management life cycle with a skill in coordinating a design A&E firm, internal stakeholders, and the installing contractors. The majority of the Project Manager’s time will be spent processing the project from defining the program requirements, through professional design services and then client approval.  The Project Manager will continue to provide general project administration during the construction phase.

Experience/Education:

  • 5-8 years of direct project management experience
  • Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or related field
  • Six Sigma or PMP Certification a plus

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Database Specialist

Schmidt Associates is looking for a Database Specialist to join our team!

Schmidt Associates is looking for a Data Analyst to join our team for supporting the use of database solutions to align company business needs.  This position will collaborate with Management to turn project requirements into custom-formatted data reports, work with Management to support the identification and delivery of new or modified software systems and business solutions, as well as enterprise business application integrations that reduce effort, add value, and improve company performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Deltek Vision CRM, Project Management, Accounting and Talent Development Modules
  • Develop custom reports that support Operations, Accounting and Marketing
  • Support the integration of Deltek Vision data with Intranet and digital asset management system.
  • Support the Integration and analysis of BIM Data with company software solutions
  • Support the use of Power BI for Design Delivery as well as Construction Delivery staff
  • Support the Newforma project information management system.
  • Support the Masterspec and e-SPECS specification writing systems.
  • Responds to ad hoc data requests as needed.
  • Administrator maintaining, backing up, and securing database systems and related user support.

Qualifications:

Position requires analysis, planning, database reporting, database management, software development fundamentals, data maintenance, database security, promoting process improvement, system administration, presenting technical information, problem solving, strategic planning, initiative. self-motivation, and good oral/written communication skills.

Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from an accredited College or University
  • AEC industry experience preferred
  • 0 – 5 years of experience

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Controls System Engineer

Schmidt Associates is looking for an emerging Controls System Engineer to join our team!

Schmidt Associates is looking for a seasoned Controls System Engineer to join our team to lead the Optimization of Building Systems by leading the MEP Team in design and development of control and specifications. Assisting in the preparation of proposals and implementation of projects. Reviewing construction submittals as they relate to engineering systems and control applications. Observing and reviewing system and control installation processes for design compliance. Assisting the Owner during their operation training phase. Leading a process for the Owner upon occupancy to assure proper system operating characteristics to achieve optimal function and energy efficiency. Provide on-going Optimization Services.

Qualifications:

The role requires a strong competency in engineering building systems and control applications. Skills in implementation of quality procedures are necessary. The ability to coordinate and integrate system control applications into the firm’s facility design process is essential. Meet project deliverables and deadlines. Work with and inform Owners on operation and optimization techniques for their systems.

Experience/Education:

  • Degree in Engineering
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license from the State of Indiana is preferred but not required
  • Minimum of 3 yrs experience

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Project Manager

Schmidt Associates is looking for a seasoned Project Manager to join our team!

The Project Manager position will be responsible for the tactical implementation of projects, achieve project objectives, financial profit and establish relationships that enable repeat projects and positive referrals. The ideal candidates must be consistently aware & accountable for project performance, schedule, and cost.

Qualifications:

The position has a tactical focus and requires strong skills in organization, problem solving, communication, logistics, and management. Must be able to balance technical solutions with time, cost, and human factors. The ability to establish and nurture client relationships is essential. It also requires a base understanding of the design process and the delivery of services in the construction industry.

Experience/Education:

  • 5-8 years of direct project management experience
  • Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or related field
  • Six Sigma or PMP Certification a plus

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Project Architect

Schmidt Associates is looking for a dynamic individual to join the organization in a Project Architect capacity.

Qualifications:

To be responsible for providing design coordination and technical leadership to the Project Team for all phases of a Project. Ability to plan and meet project budget and deadlines, the ability to lead a project team, and a holistic understanding of design and construction process while maintaining quality standards and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Project Manager in developing Project delivery strategies.
  • Prepare construction cost estimates.
  • Monitor and update through the design process.
  • Coordinate and direct the Project Team to conduct site analysis, building analysis, code analysis, and systems analysis.
  • Ensure that the Project Team evaluates, and as agreed upon with the Owner, incorporates sustainable, high performance, and/or LEED elements into the design.
  • Prepare alternative design solutions.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the design with the Project Team.
  • Ensure that Owner criteria are being met by all disciplines.
  • Ensure that project deliverables, documents and schedules, are being met by the Project Team.

Experience/Education:

  • A Master’s Degree in Architecture, licensure is required.
  • Individual should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience

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Construction Delivery Systems Manager

Schmidt Associates is looking for a dynamic individual to join the organization in a Construction Delivery Systems Manager capacity.

Qualifications:

The position requires a thorough knowledge of construction management, contracting, and the project delivery process including considerable high-level supervisory and administrative experience. Requires a strong competency in the implementation of quality control procedures and the ability to coordinate and integrate construction delivery into the firm’s facility design process.

Responsibilities:

Support Construction Administration and overall organization with the management of the systems and processes utilized to deliver construction services. This includes Construction Administration (basic services), Extended Services, and the quality control of the design documents.

This includes:

  • Quality Assurance of Construction Delivery by serving as a liaison for the organization
  • Quality Control Programs by supporting and managing standards and expectations of the CA Staff
  • Manages Information Processes and deliverables for CA
  • Participate in initial planning of delivery with Project Managers and Project Architects
  • Contact for all disciplines and studios for general construction trends and costing

Experience/Education:

  • Minimum of 15 years of Construction Administration experience
  • Experience in an AE or Construction Firm preferred
  • Applicable General contracting/ Sub Contracting experience
  • Bachelor Degree in Construction Management Technology, Architecture, Engineering or related field

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Student Interns

We are seeking student interns for:
  • Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Engineering

Student interns will work directly with Project Managers and Project Architects to receive direction on daily project activities. This is included, but not limited to, creating conceptual project renderings, maps, and updates to Building Information Modeling. The intent of the internship is to provide the student with applicable, hands-on experience to better prepare for entering the work force upon graduation.

 

Interested candidates can forward a copy of your resume to hr@schmidt-arch.com