The Atlanta office is highly regarded for interdisciplinary design excellence, professional collaboration, innovative project delivery and a strong office culture. We are seeking a Technical Director to be responsible for creating a culture of technical
excellence in the office. The Technical Director will partner with the Managing Director, Design Director and Operations Director to develop the office’s technical project delivery strategy. The Technical Director will be responsible for setting policy on
delivery standards, leading dialogue about current delivery issues, engaging and training talent, maintaining a high level of technical design and leading aspects of quality control.
This individual will be involved in all technical aspects of project delivery and oversee office-wide construction documentation and coordination activities; develop an office-specific quality assurance and control program consistent with the firmwide program;
develop standard details and procedures consistent with firmwide standards; research new technologies and building systems; and integrate sustainability into technical design solutions.
Essential to this position is the mentoring of staff to promote the technical quality of project delivery within the office and to enhance the appreciation of high-quality documents, coordinated information and well-detailed buildings as part of the firm’s
overall design culture. This individual will represent the Atlanta office in the firmwide Technical Design Community and will coordinate with related firmwide design, sustainability and project management communities.
The Technical Director is further encouraged to lead the investigation of innovative technologies and systems that can improve the quality, cost-effectiveness and performance of our work and reduce environmental impact of our buildings through the use of
high-performance building systems and materials.
As an office leader, the Technical Director is encouraged to engage the local and national design and construction communities through publication, participation in industry groups, and presentations at conferences and symposiums. The primary goal of these
activities is to raise the profile and awareness of the Atlanta office’s and the firm’s technical expertise and technical design excellence.
The Technical Director, in partnership with management and design leaders in the office, should establish a culture of excellence that results in
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