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At Johnston, we look for people who are creative and enjoy solving problems, while having fun along the way. Individuals who have a positive attitude, enjoy mentoring and coaching, and would love to contribute to the Johnston culture, please apply!

If you are interested in working for an energetic firm with opportunities for advancement, please submit your resume.

CONTACT:

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713.244.8300  Phone

713.532.9006  Fax


Email:
HumanResources@Johnstonllc.com


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BUSINESS OPERATIONS

Human Resource

Human Resource Manager

Johnston is a multi-discipline firm based in Houston, Texas, that provides architecture, engineering, planning, and program management professional design services to various clients including education, government and healthcare. Our people are the heart of our business. We build highly engaged and collaborative teams dedicated to executing thoughtful, creative design solutions. We are passionate, positive, loyal and efficient, driven by our entrepreneurial roots. SUMMARY: The Human Resource Manager will lead the routine functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including recruiting, hiring, and interviewing candidates, promoting the company culture, identifying and solving team challenges, supporting benefits administration, and enforcing company policies and practices.  REQUIRED EDUCATION & KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • Minimum of five years of human resource management experience.
  • Experience in professional services (consulting, architecture, engineering) preferred.
  • Strong recruiting skills and demonstrated ability to improve talent acquisition strategies.
  • Experience utilizing multiple recruiting platforms, strategies, and compensation incentives.
  • Experience in facilitating training and development programs.
  • Experience in performance management and annual reviews.
  • Holds or willing to pursue PHR, SPHR and/or SHRM-CP certification.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Partners with department leaders to understand and execute the company’s human resource and recruiting strategy including future talent requirements, temporary hiring needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
  • Collaborates with department leaders to understand skills and competencies required for respective positions.
  • Manages the talent acquisition process from sourcing candidates, interviewing, and reference checks to hiring of qualified job applicants and onboarding.
  • Assists in creating and updating job descriptions.
  • Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent.
  • Organizes and leads new hire onboarding process.
  • Provides support and guidance to the management team and supporting staff when sensitive issues arise; may be required to execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigations, COVID-19 protocols, and terminations.
  • Serves as a consultant with other managers advising them on human resources issues such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment.
  • Facilitates employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintains HR record-keeping, employee files, benefits administration, and HRIS maintenance.
  • Helps to coordinate health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes, and terminations.
  • Manages employee background checks and drug screening process.
  • Assists in creating continuous learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal and external career development opportunities for employees.
  • Participates in planning and executing company events such as lunch & learns and team building experiences.
  • Maintains general knowledge of best practices, regulatory changes, and employment law.
  • Assists in maintaining compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, recommends best practices, and reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Stays updated of new HR information management systems.

ARCHITECTURE

Houston, Texas - Project Manager, Architecture

Johnston is a multi-discipline firm based in Houston, Texas, that provides architecture, engineering, planning, and program management professional design services to various clients including education, government and healthcare. Our people are the heart of our business. We build highly engaged and collaborative teams dedicated to executing thoughtful, creative design solutions. We are passionate, positive, loyal and efficient, driven by our entrepreneurial roots. SUMMARY: The Project Manager is responsible for the project financial performance and team communication. Responsible for developing project scope of services, schedules, and fee and budget during the contract development process. Manages project man hours, directs team members and consultants at all levels to ensure the project is delivered on schedule, within budget, and to the client’s satisfaction. Ensures work is completed as planned and in conformance with the design intent. REQUIRED EDUCATION & KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent in education or experience required.
  • 6+ years’ experience in architectural practice with prior management experience in all phases of projects through post-occupancy.
  • Licensed Architect with current registration preferred.
  • No Sponsorship.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ability to assist in developing and validating project scope and fee, budget, and scope of services during the contract development process.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects of a complex scope and lead multiple project teams.
  • Ability to track outstanding proposals and get signed proposals and notice to proceed.
  • Responsible for maintaining client relationships throughout project. Keeps client apprised of project progress on regular basis.
  • Ability to leverage relationships with clients to maintain invoice collections timely, within 60 days.
  • Consults with client to determine function and spatial requirements, and prepares information regarding design, specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs, and construction time.
  • Ability to integrate engineering elements into unified design for client review and approval.
  • Knowledge of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Revit.
  • Knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, material application, and manufacturer products.
  • Assists in preparing project presentations. May participate and/or lead client presentations.
  • Ability to identify top talent and build highly effective teams. Ability to coach and develop team members.
  • Proficiency in Deltek Vision preferred. Proficiency in Newforma preferred.
  • Ability to set up workplans in Deltek Vision and update regularly. Includes identification of project team members, budget, consultants, schedule, fees and costs.
  • Identifies new business opportunities while developing current client relationships. Listens for and seeks out new projects which may exist or are being formulated.
  • Defines staff requirements for projects as needed or directed.

Houston, Texas - Project Architect

Johnston is a multi-discipline firm based in Houston, Texas, that provides architecture, engineering, planning, and program management professional design services to various clients including education, government and healthcare. Our people are the heart of our business. We build highly engaged and collaborative teams dedicated to executing thoughtful, creative design solutions. We are passionate, positive, loyal and efficient, driven by our entrepreneurial roots. SUMMARY: In partnership with the Technical Leader, Project Manager and Project Designer, the Project Architect has responsibility for the project’s financial performance and team communication. Responsible for the issuance and content of deliverables, technical content of Johnston documents, coordination of disciplines and consultants, and for the supervision of all staff producing documents. Primary responsibility for the implementation of Construction Phase Services in collaboration with the Project Manager. Responsible for securing QA/QC reviews and the implementation of comments. Must be a licensed Architect and is responsible for signing/sealing drawings. Needs to participate in and contribute to a culture of technical excellence and mentoring. This position reports to the Director of Architecture. REQUIRED EDUCATION & KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture.
  • Six plus years’ design experience.
  • Licensed Architect with current registration.
  • Five years of experience working on architecturally significant buildings.
  • Knowledge of sustainability, integrated design, and LEED guidelines. LEED accredited is a plus.
  • Knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness.
  • Thorough knowledge of Building Information Modeling (BIM).
  • Knowledge of building codes.
  • Advanced knowledge of architectural building systems.
  • Knowledge of QA/QC process.
  • Proficiency in Revit required.
  • Experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup.
  • Proficiency in Newforma preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • No Sponsorship.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Monitors the design process to ensure the overall design intent of the project is properly executed and incorporated into the detailed documentation.
  • Maintains technical resolution and coordination of projects.
  • Maintains effective communication with client representatives to verify design requirements and specifications, progress reviews, and delivery of final presentation.
  • Performs product research.
  • Checks completed reports, plans, estimates, and calculations for accuracy.
  • Creates strategy for producing the documents in coordination with the Sr. Project Architect, including defining how data will be organized and which elements will be incorporated in a Building Information Model (BIM).
  • Works with Sr. Project Architect to set up project team software parameters and manages standards.
  • Communicates with other disciplines, vendors, and contractors to ensure incorporation of all information into project requirements.
  • Works with Sr. Project Architect to ensure that construction documentation conforms to quality assurance and best practice standards.
  • Supervises preparation of technical drawings.
  • Utilizes knowledge of building codes and can research and apply/incorporate them into technical documents.
  • Mentors and directs the work of less experienced staff.
  • Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service.
  • Participates in business development meetings with team leaders to target specified project, client, or market opportunities.
  • Coordinates and tracks shared electronic documentation and files with project team, clients, and consultants.
  • Meets with municipal building department and other governing agency officials to coordinate approvals or variances.
  • Attends on-site visits, field reviews, and project meetings. Prepares and coordinates the review of contractor’s schedules, submission of shop drawings and samples.
  • Works with Specification Writer in product research, consulting with manufacturers, and evaluating and selecting project-related materials.
  • Participates in review of project costs and budgets, and adherence to schedule.
  • Prepares 2D and 3D presentation/design drawings and build models for client.

Houston and Dallas, Texas - Design Professionals

Johnston is a multi-discipline firm based in Houston, Texas, that provides architecture, engineering, planning, and program management professional design services to various clients including education, government and healthcare. Our people are the heart of our business. We build highly engaged and collaborative teams dedicated to executing thoughtful, creative design solutions. We are passionate, positive, loyal and efficient, driven by our entrepreneurial roots. SUMMARY: Works with the Project Architect and Project Manager and as a member of the project design team to coordinate the design development, production, and delivery of projects. Responsible for working with the project team to assist the overall effort of completing various project phases. Some assignments require independent action and decision making. This position reports to the Director of Architecture. REQUIRED EDUCATION & KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or equivalent.
  • One to five years’ experience.
  • LEED credential a plus.
  • Proficiency in Revit.
  • Experience in 3D Modeling software such as 3D Studio Max, SketchUp, Illustrator.
  • Basic knowledge of architectural building systems.
  • Basic knowledge of sustainability, integrated design.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • No Sponsorship.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • With direction from the project architect, has ability to develop, modify, and/or review drawings ensuring the incorporation of design intent.
  • Develops solutions to technical and design problems following established standards.
  • Prepares 2D and 3D presentation/design drawings and builds models in Revit for client/project team review.
  • Compiles data and performs elementary design computations.
  • Performs product research; assists project designers and project architects with materials selection and system research.
  • Builds physical models.
  • Ability to communicate, both verbal and in written.
  • Meets deadlines.
  • Ability to participate in QA/QC process.
  • Ability to assist the project architect in the construction administration process.

ENGINEERING

Electrical Engineer - Licensed PE - Houston, Texas

Johnston is a multi-discipline firm based in Houston, Texas, that provides architecture, engineering, planning, and program management professional design services to various clients including education, government and healthcare. Our people are the heart of our business. We build highly engaged and collaborative teams dedicated to executing thoughtful, creative design solutions. We are passionate, positive, loyal and efficient, driven by our entrepreneurial roots. SUMMARY: In partnership with the Project Manager, the Project Engineer has a responsibility for a project’s financial performance and tam communication. The Project Engineer is responsible for the successful delivery of medium to large building projects, developing project concepts and budgets, completing site assessments, and writing reports to create solutions for our clients. This position is also responsible for managing and mentoring a team of Engineers and Designers. REQUIRED EDUCATION & KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering.
  • Licensed PE.
  • 10+ years’ project engineering experience in all phases of project.
  • Experience working in integrated teams.
  • Leadership ability working in a consultancy environment.
  • Experience with healthcare, government, and education project types.
  • Ability to demonstrate advanced technical knowledge in Engineering and a broad knowledge of engineering systems, calculations, and construction methods.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, BIM.
  • ARCH FLASH experience a plus
  • Experience with complex analysis tools for electrical design.
  • No Sponsorship.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Supervises preparation of technical drawings and assessment reports.
  • Partners with the Project Managers and Project Architects to review project manpower estimates, project communications, budget monitoring and inputs, organizing deliverables, and setting project standards for delivery.
  • Development of typical details, specifications, and drawing standards, including development of Revit standards in coordination with the team.
  • Keeps abreast of industry and technology changes and trends, and recommends changes in approach and services, as appropriate.
  • Provide design inputs and reviews of other engineer’s projects to verify it conforms to quality assurance, quality control, and best practice standards.
  • Performs site visit surveys to determine engineering strategies, and to document and evaluate existing systems.
  • Visits project sites during construction for reviews of quality, progress, and compliance with specifications and standards.
  • Mentors engineering staff.
  • Responsible for communication with other disciplines, vendors, and contractors to ensure incorporation of all information into project requirements and provides support, as necessary.
  • Works on developing a positive relationship of trust with the team.
  • Provides technical support and project communications to team, as required.
  • Participates in team meetings to help resolve project issues, coordination with other disciplines, schedule adherence, technical issues.
  • As needed, provides support to Business Development, including write-ups of key aspects of projects and presentation of work at industry events.
  • Works with Marketing in preparing submittals and qualifications.

Electrical Designers - Houston, Texas

Johnston is a multi-discipline firm based in Houston, Texas, that provides architecture, engineering, planning, and program management professional design services to various clients including education, government and healthcare. Our people are the heart of our business. We build highly engaged and collaborative teams dedicated to executing thoughtful, creative design solutions. We are passionate, positive, loyal and efficient, driven by our entrepreneurial roots. SUMMARY: With supervision from the Project Engineer and Sr. Designer creates drawings using Revit and AutoCAD. Works as a member of the project design team to coordinate the design development, production and delivery of engineering projects. Some assignments require independent action and decision making. REQUIRED EDUCATION & KNOWLEDGE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • One to five ears electrical drafting experience working on one or more of the following building types: healthcare, government, education and technology. Healthcare a plus.
  • Experience working and coordinating with integrated teams.
  • LEED accreditation a plus.
  • No Sponsorship.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Knowledge of engineering principles and practices.
  •  Knowledge of building codes.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems and equipment
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of plans, sections diagrams and equipment schedules, and drawings.
  • Experience in Revit, including BIM and AutoCAD required
  • Experience in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Basic knowledge about sustainability
  • Ability to perform standard computer drafting functions using Revit and AutoCAD and be able to resolve design conflicts
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • With supervision, ability to develop and modify Revit models of electrical engineering systems and components according to established Johnston standards and Revit modeling techniques
  • Develops flow diagrams, riser diagrams, control diagrams and similar project documents using Revit/AutoCAD.
  • Works closely with project team and assists to complete projects on aggressive schedules.
  • Performs all work in a clear, complete, and accurate manner.
  • Uses Revit to check the design for interferences with other building elements.
  • Produces equipment schedules, making changes and adjustments as necessary with input from the engineering team
  • Actively seeks new knowledge related to engineering practices, principles and regulations changes.

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CONTACT:



713.244.8300  Phone

713.532.9006  Fax


Email:
HumanResources@Johnstonllc.com


Johnston on LinkedIn Johnston location in Houston

 

BENEFITS

Medical

Dental

Vision

Short Term and Long Term Disability

401(k) Plan and Profit Sharing

Professional Organization Support

AIA Accredited Provider

PTO

Flexible Work Schedules

Casual, Half-Day Fridays

BENEFITS

Medical

Dental

Vision

Short Term and Long Term Disability

401(k) Plan and Profit Sharing

Professional Organization Support

AIA Accredited Provider

PTO

Flexible Work Schedules

Casual, Half-Day Fridays