Project Manager

Tired of the same old projects? Looking to jump into a creative environment with more diversity?

Architectural Elements is a team of artisans that design, fabricate, and install specialized architectural & landscape related projects. Working with all metals, wood, glass, & plastics, we can custom-fabricate any manner of decorative elements and architectural details-- from intricate light fixtures to multi-story staircases. Our team is constantly coming up with creative solutions to tough challenges, always keeping our clients' design-intent at the forefront. We love what we do and our passion shines through the quality & craftsmanship of our work.

We are now hiring a full-time, professional, commercial construction PROJECT MANAGER.

We offer a competitive salary (DOE) with paid holidays & paid time off.  Medical, dental, and vision insurance is also available.

We are looking to fill this position at the beginning of the new year (January 2020).

Job Summary:

Project Managers (PMs) are responsible for the overall success of all contracted work within the Architectural Elements organization. Project Managers operate within external and internal parameters to ensure budget, time, and quality standards are met.

This is not an entry-level position. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 3 years in commercial construction Project Management. We’re looking for an experiencedturn-key Project Manager that can jump directly into our project flow. 

Key Position Roles:
  • Project Managers have full-latitude on their assigned projects; they have in-depth, direct control of the entire project & customer interactions from start to finish.
  • Effectively communicate, collaborate, maintain, & build relationships with your peers, other AE departments, our customers, sub-contractors, and category experts
  • Read, understand, & interpret construction/architectural/engineering plans
  • Understand individual project contractual obligations
  • Build and maintain assigned project schedules
  • Travel as required by project demands
  • Manage project expenses by reviewing and approving purchases
  • Manage contracts, project work-orders, & project change-orders
  • Adhere to all AE, client, & state-required processes/policies
  • Exhibit excellent document control & organization, digitally & physically
  • Be outgoing, personable, & a team-player
  • Build customer & client relationships with excellent communication & customer service
  • Knowledge of fabrication & fabrication processes is a must
  • Knowledge of commercial building processes & construction is a must
  • Knowledge of architecture, design, & building code is a major plus
  • BA/BS or equivalent combination of education & work experience
  • 3+ years of related professional experience in commercial construction project management
  • Strong understanding of budgets & scheduling
  • Excellent time management, organization, & independent judgement skills
  • Strong analytical & math skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to read, understand, & interpret construction documents & plans/drawings
  • Ability to prioritize & multitask
  • Outgoing, personable, team-player
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Operating Systems & Microsoft Office applications
  • Valid WA driver’s license and a clean driving record without travel restrictions
  • This is a customer-facing role; a strong command of both verbal written English is required
  • Ability to work in our offices in Bellingham, Washington; there is no option to telecommute at this time


Architectural Elements is a rapidly growing, medium-sized metal fabrication shop. We are a subcontractor or material supplier for commercial & high-end residential construction projects. Our expansion is strong and there are many opportunities for advancement. This is a non-conflict shop where folks enjoy a wide range of unique projects. Our employees exude ethics, integrity, & teamwork. We have fun and support each other, treating our coworkers & customers with courtesy & respect.

We love what we do and our passion shines through the quality & craftsmanship of our work. We have an impeccable reputation. Our high-caliber clients include Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Oculus VR, Facebook, & Vulcan. We have worked with dozens of architectural firms including Studios, NBBJ, ZGF, Gensler, GGLO, Olson Kundig, & Graham Baba. We contract regularly with Dovetail, Krekow Jennings, Schuchart/Dow, Skanska, Sellen, Turner, GLY, and many other general contractors. We work with many different materials including all metalswoodglass, & plastics. We build feature staircases, art installations, outdoor & home furnishings, kinetic pieces & gizmos, electrical signage, steel windows & doors, and much more. Get to know us: check out our Instagram, and Vimeo channels.


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Architectural Elements is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.