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Current Openings:

United Architectural Metals Inc. is a local manufacturing company involved in the development and application of advanced façade technology. Our work at UAM shapes the appearance of cities and provides comfort and protection to countless people. Building these monumental works requires a team of dedicated and committed people to be successful.


Project Manager / Project Architect

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United Architectural Metals and United Glass & Panel Systems are looking for team members to join their design and project management team. The position offers a unique opportunity to work alongside world famous architecture firms to develop custom building enclosures across the country. We are currently working with Perkins Eastman, Ballinger and have had the opportunity to finish projects with Pelli Clarke Pelli, Foster + Partners, HoK, Kieran Timberlake, HKS, Raphael Vinoly, Perkins+Will, Gensler and others.

Candidate must be able to attend design assist meetings and collaborate with architects, owners, and Construction management teams while maintaining budget, schedule and quality.  Candidate should possess excellent verbal/written communication skills and management/organizational qualities, along with dynamic leadership skills in a team-oriented working environment.  Must be self-motivated and adept at multitasking.  Proficient use of MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is also a necessity.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate effectively with team members, clients, architects & engineers within Traditional Project Delivery Methods, Design Assist and Integrated Project Delivery arena toward healthy and constructible envelope designs that meet project expectations.
  • Attend required meetings and conference calls as main point of contact during design assist.
  • Work with vendors to develop systems most appropriate to meet architects design intent and performance specification
  • Assist with developing, managing and executing project estimate within budget.
  • Manage project documents including submittals, cost tracking and closeouts.
  • Execute project scope as planned, budgeted and scheduled.
  • Develop and maintain overall project scope-specific schedule of activities and durations.
  • Communicate effectively with subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, manufacturers and project partners to ensure efficient performance and project delivery.
  • Maintain professional and positive relationship with internal and extended project team members.
  • Facilitate field activity coordination with established project guidelines and quality control/assurance measures.

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Proficient with the following Software:
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
    • AutoCAD
    • Adobe Suite/Acrobat and/or Bluebeam Revu
    • Autodesk Revit
    • Scheduling Software (Gantt, Primavera)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of exterior building and façade systems
  • Familiar with Lean methods of project delivery
  • Adept at navigating and interpreting architectural blueprints and specifications

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and performance.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace

CAD Designer and Drafter

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UAM seeking candidates for full-time commercial construction AutoCAD drafting and Design position.

  • 3D / 2D Modeling and Detailing Software experience a plus. Experience using AutoCAD, a must!
  • Experience in construction management projects. (required)
    Experience with Curtain Wall Systems is a BIG nice to have.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and other CAD software.
  • Excellent communications skills: interpersonal, listening, oral, and written.
  • Skilled in PC usage and associated software including Microsoft Office. Able to generate layout drawings from sketches and specifications.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, efficiently schedule and manage time.

Position requires individuals to collaborate with project team members in order to develop high-quality drawings with accuracy, while maintaining project schedules.  Experience with 3D modeling software is desired, but not required for the position.  Revit and Rhino a big plus!

Minimum Education Required – Associate’s Degree or Completion of a Technical Trade school in AutoCAD, drafting or related field, plus at least 5 years of related work experience: or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Degree in Architecture a Plus.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and performance.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace

PROJECT COORDINATOR

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United Glass & Panel Systems, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for full-time Project Coordinator position dedicated to developing and supporting exterior façade and building envelope systems.

We believe our team of professionals are responsible for the growth and advancement within our market to becoming the premier glazing and envelope contractor.  Experience, knowledge, passion and commitment to excellence in service are key to our success – we are looking to build and strengthen our team with new candidates that share the same resolve!

 

Candidate should possess excellent verbal/written communication skills and management/organizational qualities in a team-oriented working environment.  Applicant must be self-motivated and adept at multi-tasking with proper time management skills.

 

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate effectively with team members, clients, architects & engineers within Traditional Project Delivery Methods, Design Assist and Integrated Project Delivery arena toward healthy and constructible envelope designs that meet project expectations.
  • Assist with developing, managing and executing project estimate within budget.
  • Manage project documents including: Submittals, RFI’s, Cost Tracking, Daily Activities and Closeouts.
  • Support Project Managers toward execution of the project scope as planned, budgeted and scheduled.
  • Coordinate overall project scope-specific schedule of activities and durations.
  • Communicate effectively with subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, manufacturers and project partners to ensure efficient performance and project deliverables.
  • Create and Process company Purchase Orders.
  • Maintain professional and positive relationship with internal and extended project team members.
  • Facilitate field activity coordination with established project guidelines and quality control/assurance measures.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Proficient with the following Software:
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
    • AutoCAD
    • Adobe Suite/Acrobat and/or Bluebeam Revu
    • Autodesk Revit
    • Scheduling Software (Gantt, Primavera, MS Project)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of exterior building and façade systems
  • Familiar with Lean methods of project delivery
  • Adept at navigating and interpreting architectural blueprints and specifications

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and performance.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace

CAD TECHNICIAN

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 Position Summary

  • Prepare clear, complete, and accurate working plans and detail drawings (shop drawings) for Glazing Systems from Architectural Drawings using AutoCAD software.
  • Details to include all views and dimensions necessary for manufacturing and field installation
  • Solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with Specialty Systems
  • Mechanical aptitude with ability to complete basic mathematical calculations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Follow project-specific guidelines as outlined within the Architectural Drawings, Specifications and project estimate(s).
  • Apply CAD Standards to all drawings.
  • Make all adjustments or changes as directed by supervising manager.
  • Record all changes and summarize to aid project manager in re-submittals.
  • Understand that job descriptions change over time. You are expected to maintain competence, awareness, and compliance with your job responsibilities.

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned (will be backup to sales for material takeoffs)
  • Work as a member of the team, cooperating with the team leader and with project manager in an effective manner to perform high quality work.
  • Be aware of budget and schedule constraints on all work executed. Make every effort to complete assignment on time and on schedule.
  • Understand and efficiently use Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and AutoCAD
  • Maintain and continually improve technical and professional abilities described above and required to perform assigned tasks.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

  • Associate of Arts Degree in Engineering or Drafting (or related field)
  • Drafting experience required, with experience in commercial glazing industry preferred.
  • Strong written, verbal, mathematical, and interpersonal skills.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and performance.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace

Apply online at www.UnitedArchitectural.com or mail your resume and work product to 7830 Cleveland Ave NW,
North Canton, OH 44720