ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN MANAGER

US-FL-Ft. Lauderdale
Requisition ID
2016-9283
Seminole Gaming - Corporate
Category
Design & Construction
Shift
Day
Position Type
Full Time

Overview

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In addition to its two Seminole Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, the Seminole Tribe owns and operates the five Seminole Casinos; in Coconut Creek and Hollywood, on the Southeast coast in Immokalee near Naples, on the Brighton Reservation north of Lake Okeechobee, and on the Big Cypress Reservation south of Lake Okeechobee.

 

The Seminole Tribe has long been recognized for innovation in its gaming and other businesses. It opened the first high-stakes bingo hall and casino in the United States in 1979. That facility was the forerunner of the Indian Gaming movement throughout North America.

 

Analysts believe today’s Seminole Tribe operates one of the most profitable gaming enterprises in the world. In March 2007, the Seminole Tribe of Florida acquired Hard Rock International, the first transaction of its kind by an Indian tribe. Hard Rock International is one of the most globally recognized music, entertainment, leisure and dining brands. It includes the world’s largest collection of authentic music memorabilia. The deal also includes licensing or franchise agreements for additional restaurants, hotels and Hard Rock Live performance venues.

Responsibilities

With direction from the Director of Design, the Design Manager is responsible for the review and compliance of design documentation as it relates to active construction projects.  Acting as the owner’s representative as it relates to interior design, the employee will work closely with internal and external construction team along with design consultants to ensure the project is executed on-time and at budget. 

               

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review of design documents (plans, specifications, schedules, etc.) at each phase of drawing issuance from pre-construction documents through permit sets and beyond. 
  • Enforcement of design standards during all design phases into construction.
  • Assist the Director of Design in the upkeep of the design decision log and other tracking documents. 
  • Review of RFI’s, submittals, etc. as the owner’s representative after the design team responses, but prior to returning to the general contractor (as time permits). 
  • Review contractor’s change orders that relate to design changes in conjunction with the construction project managers. 
  • Work closely with the construction teams both internal and external to allow for the successful completion of the project. 
  • Provide Site Supervision for design document compliance by providing field observation reports, punch lists and support of internal team. 
  • Offer design services and assistance for capital improvement request made by the properties.

Qualifications

  • Simultaneously manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Demonstrate extreme attention to detail
  • Excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Schedule flexibility in response to project needs. 
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and budgets.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in interior design, construction management, architecture, or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of design experience with a required minimum of 5 years of experience in hospitality design and documentation. 
  • Construction Administration experience preferred.
  • OCIP project experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required.
  • Experience using Bluebeam or similar desired.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, and depth perception along with the ability to distinguish letters, numbers and symbols.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Work is performed in an office environment as well as in a construction site and casino.  The environment may be unusually hot, cold, and noisy and may contain second hand smoke.  Work may be performed in small areas with a 3 ft. wide access.  Tasks will also be performed from a sitting position.  Performance of job duties will require standing, walking, lifting, reaching, pushing, pulling and grasping.  These tasks will include the maintenance and care of assigned area.  The employee will maintain constant contact with fellow team members and guests.

 

The Tribal Council gives preference in all of its employment practices to Native Americans. First preference in hiring, training, promoting and in all other aspects of employment is given to members of the Seminole Tribe who meet the job requirements. Second preference is given to members of other federally recognized Native American Tribes who meet the job requirements.

 

As part of Seminole Gaming’s employment process, final candidates will be required to obtain gaming licensure by completing a background check with Seminole Gaming Compliance and Regulations, prior to an offer being extended. These background checks may include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Credit Check
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Drug Screen    

 

For a listing of all opportunities at Seminole Gaming, please go to www.gotoworkhappy.com.   

 

 

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