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Director of Architecture Position


Module is actively hiring a Director of Architecture who can lead our pre-construction efforts, perform construction administration both on site and in the factory, and play a role as a leader and provide business development support. Think you're a good fit? Email with your LinkedIn profile OR resume AND a cover letter with the subject line "Module: Director of Architecture Position"

Location: Pittsburgh, PA


Lead Pre-Construction Efforts

  • Serve as Module’s Architect of Record on projects

  • Lead development of Permit Drawings; review and stamp drawings for building permits in jurisdictions in which you are licensed (Pittsburgh primarily)

  • Lead development of construction documents to ensure local GC partners and factory partners understand scope.

  • Lead client communication between Module and client during pre-construction phase

  • Create, maintain & distribute schedules for projects during pre-construction

  • Review surveys, geotech reports, drawings, submittals and assist in coordinating with third party engineers for site, civil, and infrastructure plans

  • Hire and manage design partners as needed (architect, civil, structural, building science/HERS rater, solar)

  • Review & Execute contracts with all design partners.

  • Work with all parties to make sure plans, specs, and scopes are correct and done on time

Serve Supporting Role in Construction Efforts (20%)

  • Conduct Construction Administration based on Module’s scope of work, submitting progress & quality assessment reports at specified intervals throughout the project

  • Participate in the financial analysis and tracking for all construction projects

Leadership, Operations & Business Development (20%)

  • Manage Module’s lead designer

  • Participate & advise on the strategic direction of the company.

    • Assist in establishing KPI’s for Module’s projects alongside the Construction Project Manager.

    • Assist in onboarding and managing Module’s ‘Network of Design Partners’ (local architects in various markets).

    • Participate in development of Standard Operating Procedures for Construction & Development Processes. This “Playbook / manual will serve as the Go-To-Guide for Module projects.

    • Provide Guidance to Lead Designer for standardization of Module Designs.

    • Speak at Conferences, Webinars, & represent Module at certain events

Qualifications & Requirements 
  • Must be licensed as an Architect in the state of Pennsylvania

  • 10 + years of Architecture experience required; residential experience is strongly preferred

  • Experience performing construction administration is required

  • Preference for experience with offsite & high performance design

  • Must be organized and detail oriented with a strong ability to manage projects and people

  • Must be comfortable working in a startup environment

  • Proficiency in creating construction schedules and experience developing scopes of work for various subcontractors is nice to have

  • Familiarity with Pittsburgh’s Permitting Process is encouraged​

  • Base Salary Range: $90K - $110K

  • Equity Stock Options 

  • 50% of your health insurance premium is covered by Module

Module is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Email with your LinkedIn profile OR resume AND a cover letter with the subject line "Module: Director of Architecture Position"

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