Globetrotters International

Architect/Designer - Aviation


About the Job

Globetrotters is seeking an ARCHITECT/DESIGNER to help with the design and planning of all retail and concessions projects at O’Hare airport. In this position, you will:
  • Take responsibility for construction administration tasks for active projects under construction including:
    • Taking job site photos
    • Monitor construction progress
    • Ensure conformance with approved drawings, specifications, and building construction requirements.
    • Complete project construction beginning-to-completion PDFs that are handed off to Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) after completion of every project.
  • Coordinate systems shut-down, deliveries, and other-related construction activities with CDA, airlines, and other terminal users.
  • Assist in preparation of design and construction status reports.
  • Perform drawing reviews and comments
  • Schedule, coordinate, and monitor final inspections, close-out, and punch-list preparation and completion. Follow-up on delinquent/outstanding deliverables.
  • Follow-up on all lease requirements relative to construction including, but not limited to, as-build drawings, occupancy permits, and cost information.
  • Work with architectural team on upgrading current CDA design criteria, construction criteria, construction integration with internal management information systems.
  • Attend team meetings and all construction progress meetings.
  • Provide administrative tasks, filing, and field work in all 3 terminals.
  • Other duties, as assigned.
  • Knowledge of other disciplines and directs interdisciplinary coordination;
  • Detailed knowledge of building codes and industry standards, including ADA;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for someone who has:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or relative field
  • 7 years of architectural experience; aviation experience preferred
  • Licensed architect
  • Knowledge and experience in all phases of architectural projects
  • Able to communicate design options to a diverse group
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD and Revit
  • Lumion and Rhino experience preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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About the Company

Globetrotters is a full-service professional organization based in Chicago that has served the public and private sectors since 1974 in the areas of design, management, and consulting. With 200+ personnel, we draw upon highly qualified and experienced staff with diverse expertise to provide cost-effective, sustainable, and responsive services to our clients.  
Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE)

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