Project Technical Director



1,001-5,000 employees

Integrated design firm enhancing human life

Social Impact


Houston, TX, USA

Required Skills
  • Minimum 20 years of related professional experience.
  • Current Architectural Registration in US.
  • LEED accreditation preferred.
  • Experience managing production teams of 10 or more on projects more than $500M construction costs.
  • Extensive knowledge of building codes and zoning requirements.
  • Must have the ability to be client facing with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong business acumen, technical knowledge, coordination skills and the ability to build a rapport with the project team and client is essential.
  • Familiarity with Revit, Bluebeam, Microsoft Office, and construction management software.
  • Requires significant on-site presence at client meetings and in-office team meetings.
  • Manage along the overall project team, in close collaboration with the Owner and their construction delivery team, critical path process to lead project team through all technical and production aspects from initial stages of pre-design through project completion.
  • Delegate and monitor the technical work of multiple Project Architects project engineering and interior design and teams.
  • Lead the regular and ongoing engagement with the Office or Project Quality Leader for general and targeted project support.
  • Lead the integration and development of all technical aspects and content of the work and translate them into our instruments of service.
  • Work with the Project Manager(s) and Project Director to establish and maintain realistic work and labor plans and deliverable schedules that contribute to the bottom-line financial success and satisfy contractual obligations.
  • Engage in and contributes to the Project Risk Assessment process including updates. Proactively identifies, communicates, mitigates, and resolves project-related issues.
  • Guide and assist Project Architects, project engineering and interior design in the development of Project Quality Plans and updates to effectively manage project Quality including phase milestone reviews and project pinups/technical charettes.
  • Review the development of and lead the execution of the documentation strategy for each phase drawing document deliverable through the Cartooning process.
  • Work in collaboration with Project Design Lead to manage/align design aspirations with client goals, project budget, schedule and team.
  • Lead the translation of the project design intent through the technical documentation and construction phases to project completion.
  • Lead the integration of the project’s building performance and sustainable design goals into a holistic design solution.
  • Continuously monitor project documentation and compliance with contractual obligations.
  • Guide and assist Project Architects in the Life Safety, Building and Energy Code analysis and compliance process for the project.
  • Lead coordination of all disciplines with the architectural design intent.
  • Collaborate with the Model Manager to monitor quality of the model processes, content, and deliverables.
  • Lead the alignment of the contract documentation by working closely with the Project Specification Writer, verifying Project Manual content and its coordination with the drawings.
  • Lead all aspects of the Construction Administration phase responsibilities including the timely response to RFIs and submittals.
  • Mentor, train and direct the work of all project team members, focusing on technical quality and process standards.
  • Meets established utilization target.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

CannonDesign stands out as a leading integrated design firm, employing over 1,000 creative thinkers dedicated to addressing complex societal challenges through their unique Living-Centered Design approach. This approach focuses on the intricate interdependencies between people, businesses, communities, society, and the environment, aiming to improve human life. The firm's commitment to equity in education, accessible healthcare, and inclusive communities, alongside its continuous exploration of new ideas, has earned it recognition as one of the world's most forward-thinking companies.

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New York, New York



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