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Brand:  Memorialization
Line of Business:  Gibraltar

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275


The Architect manages the architectural services of the Division, building mausoleums. This position plans and designs the development of mausoleums per client’s specifications, photos and building examples. 

  • Oversees all projects including reviewing, correcting and approving consultant proposals and construction drawings.
  • Meets with prospective and established clients and representatives, answers questions pertaining to design and building code concerns/issues.
  • Travels to job sites, attends project meetings, clarifies construction drawings with field personnel and inspects construction.
  • Researches and prepares building permit applications and determines permit fees and responds to plan reviewers and/or code officials.
  • Plans, directs and coordinates activities of employee(s) to ensure goals or objectives are accomplished.  Mentors, coaches, trains and develops teams.
  • Additional duties as assigned. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in architectural studies, construction management or related field
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) – for multi-state registrations is a must
  • Architectural Registration (w/ “Home State”) required
  • 5+ negotiating and managing Design consultant contracts experience 
  • 10+ years supervisory and management experience in Design-Build of commercial projects; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years in a leadership role
  • Routine travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
  • Knowledge of national and local building codes.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD or other computer aided drawing system(s)
  • Ability to interpret and apply building codes
  • Ability to create design team budgets and work within budgets to assure profitability.
  • Familiar with AIA documents
  • Understand and able to manage various engineering consultants
  • Basic degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications. 
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning). 
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management. 
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines, and reporting. 
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Matthews Memorialization is a leader in the memorialization industry who is committed to helping customers grow their businesses and helping families move from grieving to remembrance by providing products of superior craftsmanship and revenue generating programs and services. Within this industry, our Environmental Solutions is focused on the design and manufacture of advanced combustion systems. Matthews Memorialization is a (MATW) Matthews International company. 


Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh