Architect Manager

Dallas, TX 75034 US

Industry: 01-5302-Single Family Construction Job Number: 25868

Primary Function: The Architecture Manager is responsible for developing drawing procedures and systems to ensure plans are produced in a timely and accurate manner. Plans are to be of good quality and user-friendly for those in the field. This role is responsible for planning the workload for new product development, existing plan maintenance, and job production flow systematically, avoid any bottlenecks, and keep the production output exceeding business plan metrics. The Architecture Manager’ s goal is to reduce the cost of construction and increase net income through the production of quality plans and develop a system to continue to improve our product. They must continuously organize and revise policies and procedures to maintain control of problems, growth, and workflow throughout the department. This position will work closely with company management to facilitate efficient operations and develop policies for continuous improvement of the construction process. Extreme attention to detail, process-orientation, relentless focus on accuracy, a keen sense of urgency towards meeting business objectives, and a service-based approach are essential in this role.


Job Responsibilities (including, but not limited to the following):

  • Spearhead and enforce product development standards and initiatives while following Grand Homes’ policies and procedures.
  • Research building codes, municipality requirements, developer design guidelines for architectural impact as part of new community start-up.
  • Ensures that all drawings are released in complete and professional plan sets, formatted as required for effective internal and external distribution.
  • Resolve any plan issues & clarifications needed for construction and/or trade partners to execute plan as drawn.
  • Partner with land developers to analyze intricacies of lot metrics, pad limitations, impervious coverage requirements, and soil moisture conditions for new community project planning
  • Work with all departments to review and execute on plan change requests; diligently distribute and communicate applicable plan revisions to all stakeholders impacted.
  • Identify opportunities to add clarity and consistency in construction documents, details, and assemblies.
  • Review and redline team’ s job drawings prior to handoff in a strategic check and review process
  • Collaborate with Purchasing & Estimating personnel in resolving product specification, material sizing, sourcing, and availability concerns that arise as new product is bid and estimated.
  • Continually looking for opportunities to streamline processes, increase accuracy, provide consistency, and reduce cycle times within the architecture team.
  • Continuously assess talent level within existing team, identify growth opportunities, and
  • Assists other department managers with daily tasks and special projects on an on-going basis.

Veronica Ramirez

I honestly can’t remember a time when Joseph Chris Partners wasn’t part of my life. My parents, Joe and Victoria Ramirez, founded this company in our garage in 1977, and they had me stuffing envelopes for mail outs to potential clients when I was just a young girl. more...

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