Senior Project Manager

RIM Architects is looking for an accomplished Senior Project Manager to join our team at RIM’s downtown San Francisco office. The successful candidate has proven experience in project oversight, mentoring, leadership and team-building skills for a studio of 10-20 employees. A proven capability to assist the Managing Principal with staff growth and project quality through knowledge-sharing and mentorship is essential.

RIM Architects is an established firm with offices in Alaska, California, Guam and Hawai`i. We are focused on our strategic plan for growth. Our workplace is known for providing opportunity, inclusion and challenge--while having fun in the process.  

RIM Architects, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


• NAAB accredited architectural degree

• Licensed in the State of California; LEED credential(s) preferred

• 10-15+ years’ experience as a licensed professional

• Legally authorized to work unrestricted in the United States

• Extensive experience in technical design/detailing--exterior building envelope systems

• Preferred commercial experience: education, aviation, commercial office, residential-multifamily mixed-use, healthcare, state and local government, national defense

• Experience working in Deltek a plus

• Demonstrated success as a lead project architect on commercial projects

• Proven effectiveness leading, mentoring and collaborating with multiple team members

• Demonstrated expertise in team leadership, delegation, and conflict resolution

• Expertise in various client business models and related project types

• Outstanding verbal and written communication and presentation techniques

• Expertise in documentation, negotiation, and contractual agreements

• Extensive knowledge in building systems, detailing, local and state codes, regs, and standards

• Extensive knowledge of quality design and technical solutions

• Proven track record of fostering and maintaining positive client and peer relationships

• Direct project experience with AutoCAD and Revit


• Design Document QA/QC Reviewer for all projects in office

• Provide oversight, knowledge sharing, and mentorship to the junior staff

• Assist with specific office management/operations/project management tasks--as assigned

• Run small-medium projects independently and/or manage larger projects and team, if required:

- Accountable for overall success of budget, schedule, and resources through the preparation, development and maintenance of a project work plan

Preparation of fee proposals and participation in fee negotiations

- Responsible for budget and schedule management during all phases of the project

- Facilitate effective internal and external communication with project team members

• Participate as needed in business development, marketing, and interviews for pursuit of new work

• Utilize effective leadership skills to proactively inspire, mentor and coach less experienced staff

• Contribute to advancing the firm’s quality assurance/quality control procedures and tools

Qualified candidates may submit a resume, cover letter, portfolio and the Voluntary Self Identification Form to: Please limit any attachments to 10 MB.

Location Downtown San Francisco, CA
EXPERIENCE 10-15 years