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From Ideas to Impact: Your Design-Driven Process

As an Architect – Project Manager at Klingner, you’ll guide teams focused on navigating clients and communities towards successful project outcomes. This role is at the head of our integrated design teams, managing all aspects of project document development and providing hands-on supervision for multidisciplinary staff. In addition to maintaining quality, cost, and schedule for complex projects, you will get to work directly with clients, head up interviews, and pursue exciting new work.

Every project is a chance for you to make a real impact — on the user experience, on communities, and on emerging designers.


  • Prioritize owner / client relationship and expectations.
  • Participate in new business and marketing efforts, including responses to marketing requests and maintenance of firm relationships.
  • Initiate, monitor, and maintain work plans and financial performance of each project.
  • Schedule and lead weekly internal team project meetings as well as develop the meeting agenda and project status update.
  • Estimate fees, determine scope of work, and prepare and uphold Klingner Client Services Agreements, Klingner Sub-Consultant Agreements, and requests for additional services.
  • Keep track of project scopes for contract compliance and potential additional services.
  • Manage time and personal workload as well as work efforts of others to meet project task deadlines and commitments with occasional interaction and direction from team leaders.
  • Guide and teach less experienced staff.
  • Coordinate all project efforts, administrative and technical, to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.
  • Serve as primary contact with clients to bring projects to completion on schedule; within budget; and with a focus on client trust, rapport, and satisfaction.
  • Understand Business Development and genuinely and consistently build and maintain ongoing professional relationships with clients.
  • Coordinate with the Business Development leader to attend client events, fundraisers, and other events within the city.
  • Participate in regular office and regional staffing meetings.
  • Assist in winning work.
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  • 5-15+ years of experience, with at least 3 years of experience successfully managing Architecture / multidisciplinary projects.
  • Degree from an accredited university in Architecture or Design.
  • Professional licensure process is close to completion.
  • Proficiency with Revit, Enscape or other rendering software, Bluebeam, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Creative Cloud required.
  • Knowledge of building code and construction methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead project teams and manage project schedule, budget, and program.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce is a plus.

NOTE: Portfolios must be submitted for all design positions (Architecture, Interiors, Planning, etc). Interest Forms without work samples will not be reviewed. Portfolios should highlight your role on the project(s) and be one PDF attachment, 10-20 pages, maximum 5 MB. Submit portfolios as part of your Interest Form in the section where you are asked to upload your Resume or CV.

Why I Chose Klingner…
Kayla Fuller

“I enjoy the diversity of the projects in our communities that we have the opportunity to work on. It’s exciting to share what I do with friends and family and for them to see it in real life.

The staff in all levels of the firm are also supportive and encourage growth in our careers through mentorship and other opportunities.”

Kayla Fuller, AIA

The Perks

At Klingner, we offer excellent benefits, career growth opportunities, and a competitive salary depending on experience.

  • Mentor / Mentee opportunities
  • Professional development assistance
  • Health Insurance (three coverage options available)
  • VPTO, sick leave, and 7.5 paid holidays
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Health savings and Flexible Spending
  • Yearly Wellness reimbursement
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
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What Sets Klingner Apart

Your experience is valued. Unique to the Architecture, Engineering, Surveying, and Geotech industry, Klingner & Associates, P.C. has an average employee retention rate of 9.5 years. As a nearly 120-year-old firm, this makes us proud. Each staff member provides a wealth of understanding and experience that helps drive our reputation for high quality deliverables. 

Client support is important to everyone in the firm. For over 10 years, Klingner has maintained an 85% client retention rate. We are also focused on staying ahead of the curve when it comes to technology, culture, and project delivery. 

With engaged leadership, Klingner acts on employee feedback and recommendations for continued evolution. At Klingner, we value quality, respect, professional advancement, and an enjoyable work environment. 

Apply today to become a part of a growing organization, deeply rooted in the communities we serve.

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Ready to Apply?

Applying is easy – Simply complete the Initial Interest Form below.

We are an EOE; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

Upload your completed resume, then fill in and submit this Initial Interest Form.

Don’t see an open position of particular interest?

That’s okay! We’re always looking for experienced professionals who want to work in our wheelhouse of expertise. We welcome you to apply today.