Duties of a Senior Architectural Designer may include the following but are not limited to:
Shall be able to prepare design and construction documents which include but are not limited to floor plans, reflected ceiling plans, interior/exterior elevations, millwork details, finish specifications and door/hardware schedules.
Will be required to coordinate with in-house electrical and mechanical design disciplines with necessary information to compile a complete and accurate set of construction drawings.
On projects requiring the services of an outside architectural/engineering consultant or firm, will work with the Procurement Department to obtain professional services through RFP/RFQ process. Subsequently, will assist with the respective contracts and project coordination.
Work closely with Fire Safety, Environmental Health and Safety, Physical Plant, SBUH Facilities, end users, and outside consultants/contractors where necessary.
Consult with Hospital Administration, Hospital Facilities Planning, physicians and clinical staff to assist in strategic planning for new construction or renovations of hospital services that will improve the quality and efficiency of patient care services.
Will analyze and assess corrective measures from written and drawn documentation and/or from on-site observations.
Work with construction Estimator to develop estimates, scope of work and performs project related Value Engineering exercises where/when indicated.
Manage and oversee all phases of architectural design. Development and preparation of preliminary and construction drawings, including but not limited to, drawings, specifications, and addenda, in accordance with regulatory and applicable health care guidelines.
Coordinate or implement revision and adaption of designs to meet clinical and regulatory code compliance needs. Reviews drawings with the code compliance office and fire safety manger to ensure design compliance with all applicable codes, rules, and regulations.
Coordinate with the Hospital Architectural staff including, but not limited to Architectural, Electrical, Mechanical designers, drafts persons, and other support staff.
Coordinate activities of outside design and engineering consultants related to their design work.
Assist in the selection and supervision of engineering, architectural consultants, vendors and contractors in matters related to new construction or renovations to hospital facilities.
Serve as a liaison between the hospital and contractors/consultants to ensure compliance, on the parts of contractors/consultants, with the standards of quality, function and contractual terms.
May be required to survey hospital environments to ensure that the projects are in compliance with hospital regulations, Department of Health codes, JCAHO requirements, ASHE guidelines, for Design and Construction of Healthcare Facilities. These reviews will always be coordinated with the in-house code compliance department and/or fire marshal and periodically infection control representatives when required.
May be required to make contacts with outside organizations such as government agencies, professional organizations and other institutions to aid and foster the planning activities.
Required to prepare Infection Control Risk Assessments (ICRA) and Interim Life Safety Measure (ILSM) construction documents required in association with Certificate of Need (CON) submissions.
Required to prepare the appropriate documents necessary for the submission of a CON. These documents shall be coordinated with in-house Code Compliance Officials and with Hospital Strategic Planning.
Bachelors Degree in Drafting and Design, Architecture or Engineering and 7 years of experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems.
In lieu of Bachelors, an Associate's Degree in Drafting and Design, Architecture or Engineering and 15 years of experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems.
Advanced skill & knowledge of AutoCAD 2020 - release 2010 or higher.
The candidate should be able to demonstrate preparation and evision of construction documents; coordination and supervision of consultants and contractors.
Candidate shall be familiar with HVAC systems and have the ability to map out existing Supply and Return ductwork, control boxes and possess the ability to take Supply and Return air flow base line readings.
Candidate shall possess a fundamental understanding of AIA Guidelines for Facilities Design and Construction of Healthcare Facilities (FGI, 2020 Edition) and the New York State Building code (2018 Edition) and NFPA 101 (2012 edition).
Familiarity with Projectmates documentation system, ATG database management system and Certificate of Need (CON) documentation.
Experience of estimating new construction and renovation projects in a health care setting.
Healthcare related experience which should include participation and involvement with physicians, clinical and administrative staff in the planning; design and building heath care spaces while ensuring regulatory compliance.
Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," Candidates who are not already partially vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later.
The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
Posting Overview:This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
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