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We are always looking for talented team members for both our Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo locations. Are you passionate about working in a high energy team environment? Do you want to lead a collaborative talented team? View our current opportunities below.

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Senior Electrical Engineer

Join our team at TowerPinkster and open a new door to an amazing career! TowerPinkster, an architecture, engineering and interior design firm based in Michigan, is looking for a skilled professional Senior Electrical Engineer with ten plus years working in the industry. The ideal candidate will provide innovative electrical design solutions which successfully lead to exceeding client expectations and be able to successfully manage multiple projects.

Position Responsibilities

  • Provide electrical engineering solutions, design documents, specifications and project communications.
  • Provide follow through of designs: construction correspondence, observation, punch listing and close out.
  • Design electrical systems, data and communication systems, fire alarm and security systems, technology systems to meet client needs and code requirements.
  • Provide an assessment of existing building systems and provide the client with recommendations on needed maintenance, available savings and/or rebates for upgrades.
  • Provide system design solutions, design documents, specifications and project communications.
  • Serve as Project Manager of electrical only projects.
  • All other job duties as apparent or assigned.

Position competencies

  • Act with integrity and trust.
  • Possess a commitment to excellence.
  • Work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Problem solve through root cause and finding alternative solutions.
  • Understand and apply technical skills to the job effectively.
  • Express ideas and thoughts both verbally and in written form.
  • Take responsibility for own actions and completion of tasks.
  • Spend time with clients on a regular basis to communicate progress.
  • Respond to requests in a timely fashion.
  • Take personal responsibility for own actions.

Position qualifications

  • A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering required.
  • A Professional Engineers License Required.
  • Five to ten years of professional experience, in A/E/C industry preferred.
  • Revit software experience preferred.
  • Proficient in word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Knowledge of power distribution and associated equipment.
  • Knowledge of fire alarm requirements and different type of building requirements.
  • Knowledge of drawing, scheduling, and coordinating design components in 3D drafting software.
  • Knowledge of codes and standards.

Position location

This is a full-time position located in Grand Rapids or Kalamazoo, Michigan.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Project Architect

We are looking for a talented Project Architect to join our team! This position is responsible for organizing, coordinating projects through the development of the construction documents. Technical expertise and experience are used to lead the project through coordination and quality assurance processes. We are seeking a talented candidate with excellent communication skills, ability to adapt to situations and changes with an ability to create a collaborative team project approach. Qualifications include a two-year drafting degree or four-year accredited degree in Architecture, AIA License desired and a three to five years of professional architectural experience.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand project manager expectations throughout each phase of the project.
  • Perform the coordination efforts with project designer in translating design into contract
    documents.
  • Review and understand project scope and contract for professional services.
  • Coordinate project team and through collaboration with all disciplines, lead the development of:
    • Project Plan
    • Code Review
    • Development of Contract Documents
    • Communication and exchange of information
  • Create, organize and coordinate the following:
    • Document format and arrangement of information
    • Document review for accuracy
    • Project milestone progress
    • Scheduling and coordinating document reproduction
  • Review documents with Designer for compliance with design concepts.
  • Support Project Manager in establishing and maintaining project milestone, deadlines and
    delivery dates.
  • Create and meet established goals and objectives for the design documentation process
  • Coordinate communication and documents with clients for the project.
  • Assist Project Manager in communication with Construction Team throughout construction of
    project.
  • Coordinate and assign team tasks and goals with the architectural technical team.
  • In the absence of Project Manager, lead and preside over team meetings.
  • Assist Project Manager in Construction Administration, which may include
    • Monitor progress of shop drawings
    • Pay applications
    • Progress meetings
    • Site visits

POSITION COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to contribute effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to create a collaborative team project approach
  • Must be flexible to adapt to situations and changes
  • Proficient technical skills with ability to apply technical skills to the job effectively
  • Ability to gather and analyze information and develop solutions

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Accredited degree in Architecture
  • Licensure Required
  • Five years or more of professional architectural experience
  • Experience in construction administration, document production and design experience
  • REVIT experience and proficiency in all Microsoft Office Suite programs required

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

We are looking for a talented Mechanical Engineer to join our team in our Grand Rapids office. This position is responsible for the efficient management of mechanical projects, coordination of project team to schedule in the design of mechanical systems. Qualifications for this position include a B.S. in a Mechanical Engineering accredited program, Professional Licensure required with ten plus years of professional experience, A/E industry preferred. Knowledge and experience in REVIT software and building load programs a plus.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design mechanical systems and establish project criteria
  • Manage the project, to include establishing budgets and schedules
  • Produce all phases of construction documents, which include schematic designs, design
    documents and construction documents
  • Construct a complete project set of construction documents
  • Create functional designs that aid in quality constructability
  • Conduct field assessment, studies and perform site visits
  • On smaller projects, partner with clients and construction managers
  • Partner with other disciplines to meet schedule milestones
  • Collaborate with team to share experiences, knowledge, skills and lessons learned for
    continuous improvement
  • Assist project team and Project Managers as requested

POSITION COMPETENCIES

  • Act with integrity and trust
  • Possess a commitment to excellence
  • Work in a collaborative team environment
  • Work independently
  • Problem solve through root cause and finding alternative solutions
  • Understand and apply technical skills to the job effectively
  • Express ideas and thoughts both verbally and in written form
  • Complete communication, documentation, paperwork and drawings on time
  • Sharpen and continuously improve technical skills
  • Write quality reports
  • Take responsibility for own actions and completion of tasks
  • Spend time with client on regular basis to communicate progress
  • Respond to requests in a timely fashion
  • Take responsibility for own actions

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering accredited program
  • P.E./Professional Licensure required
  • Ten plus years of professional experience, A/E industry preferred
  • LEED AP preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in REVIT software, building load programs and engineering
    software systems preferred
  • ASHRAE participation preferred

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Accounting Coordinator

Join our team at TowerPinkster and open a new door to an amazing career! TowerPinkster, an architecture, engineering and interior design firm based in Michigan, is looking for a talented Accounting Coordinator to join our team! This position is responsible for performing a variety of accounting tasks. This includes assisting in keeping financial records updated and accurate using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • New Hire Accounting Orientation, to include training for timekeeper, expense reports, and mileage reports.
  • Accounts Payable including issuing vendor and consultant purchase orders, invoicing, backup and voiding checks, accounts payable reports, and data entry.
  • Accounts Receivable including entering new projects on system, preparing and depositing bank deposits, data entry of receipts, and accounts receivable reports.
  • Data entry including journal entries, general ledger entry and verification, coding and entering invoices, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and miscellaneous cash receipts.
  • Maintain filing system for invoices, purchase orders, paid checks, month end reports and employee records.
  • Maintain project database.
  • Assist in covering the responsibilities of our office front desk as needed.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Practice honesty in all actions
  • Complete work with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Display commitment to quality work and look for ways to improve quality
  • Contribute to a positive team spirit
  • Put success of team above own interests
  • Adapt easily to changes in work style
  • Keep others informed using appropriate communication methods
  • Take independent actions
  • Able to plan and prioritize work activities
  • Able to interact with others in a positive manner
  • Able to understand the needs of others in order to exceed user expectations
  • Display a willingness to make decisions, support and explain reasoning for decisions

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • An Associate Degree in Accounting or related degree
  • A minimum two year’s professional experience preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be very organized and able to multi-task
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must exhibit a professional demeanor

POSITION LOCATION

This position is in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

TowerPinkster is a firm of architects and engineers committed to design integrity, quality, and environmental responsibility. Our doors opened in 1953 with just six people and now we have more than 100 of the best employees in Michigan. At our firm, it’s our people who make us different. We have the freedom to explore new ideas, the tools to create innovative strategies and the talent to inspire our clients through interactive design. Our expertise and collaborative, client-centered approach means the best ideas rise to the top. TowerPinkster received the 2018 National 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for Award and the 2016 Best Firm Award from Zweig Group. We are proud of this achievement and are thankful for our client relationships, our generous communities and all the employees who contribute to TowerPinkster’s exciting and creative culture! Our supportive work environment helps employees reach their career goals, and we have fun doing it!

Our Vision: A diverse, talent-based firm sought after in expanding markets.

Our Mission: Design leaders who create unique environments with clients and communities.

www.towerpinkster.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Digital Media Intern

Join our team at TowerPinkster and open a new door to an amazing career! TowerPinkster, an architecture, engineering and interior design firm based in Michigan, is looking for a talented Photography + Video Intern. This position is responsible for assisting the marketing department with project and in-house photos and video assignments and to conceptualized and design print and digital marketing materials for the website, social media, and print.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist marketing department:
    • Obtain photography/video of completed projects.
    • Manage project photo shoot tracking sheet.
    • Communicate and coordinate with project managers and design team members to obtain shot lists from marked-up floor plans, renderings, and in-house photos.
    • Coordinate with project design teams to determine the appropriate level of photography (in-house, mid-level, or high-level) for each project.
    • Serve as the photographer for designated in-house project photo shoots.
    • Contact photographers to obtain quotes and schedule mid and high-level photo shoots.
    • Assist photographers on-site and coordinate with clients to ensure a smooth process.
    • Edit and crop images, as necessary.
    • Save hi and low-res images to marketing drive when complete.
    • Develop short videos showcasing various projects.
    • In developing and contributing to the public relations and marketing plans and initiatives for both internal and external audiences.
    • With the development of branded graphic items to promote the TowerPinkster brand, initiatives, and special events.
    • Ensure TowerPinkster brand standards are met across all platforms.
  • Document the TowerPinkster culture by capturing photos and videos (working sessions, culture-related events, etc.).
  • Complete in-house video projects including client testimonials, holiday videos, employee showcases, etc.
  • Support design needs for supporting graphics, print materials, layout/publications, etc.
  • Provide graphics for video and multimedia projects.
  • Execute digital platform graphic support for mediums such as website, social media, and intranet.
  • Support department efforts as needed.

POSITION COMPETENCIES

  • Act with integrity and trust
  • Uphold commitments to firm clients
  • Contribute effectively to a positive team environment
  • Bring creative thinking and innovative ideas to the team
  • Display a commitment to quality work
  • Plan and prioritize work activities
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Take independent actions and calculated risks
  • Exhibit sound and accurate judgement
  • Exhibit good team communication skills and positive outlook

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Achieved or working toward achieving an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in a field focusing on communications, graphic design, digital media, and/or photography.
  • Skilled and/or knowledgeable with the following applications: Adobe Premiere-Pro, Lightroom, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, and other photo/video editing programs.
  • Proficient with a digital SLR camera and photo editing software.

POSITION LOCATION

This position is in Kalamazoo (preferable) or Grand Rapids, Michigan, and would require travel to various project locations and between both offices.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Along with your resume and portfolio, please submit a two-minute video (or less) telling us a little bit about yourself and why you are interested in this position.

www.towerpinkster.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Information Technology Intern

Join our team at TowerPinkster and open a new door to an amazing career! TowerPinkster, an architecture, engineering and interior design firm based in Michigan, is looking for a talented Information Technology Intern to join our team! This position will support our team by focusing on responsiveness to hardware and software needs, providing workstation support, and performing routine network and computer maintenance tasks. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and have a passion for taking the initiative to tackle problems.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

• Support users through responding to hardware and software helpdesk tickets
• Provide workstation support, to include physical moves
• Maintain proper documentation
• Perform routine network and computer maintenance tasks
• Test new technologies
• Provide feedback for improvements

POSITION COMPETENCIES

• Act with integrity and trust
• Work well independently and in a collaborative team environment
• Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
• Work under pressure and multitask in order to meet aggressive deadlines
• Maintain a strong sense of focus and confidence under varying workloads
• Have excellent organizational and time management skills
• Ability to work with people of varying work styles

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

• Working towards an associates or bachelor’s degree in computer technology, or Information Systems related field
• Must be able to work twenty five (25) a week, minimum
• The internship is the duration of one-year

POSITION LOCATION

This position is in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TowerPinkster is a firm of architects and engineers committed to design integrity, quality, and environmental responsibility. Our doors opened in 1953 with just six people and now we have more than 100 of the best employees in Michigan. At our firm, it’s our people who make us different. We have the freedom to explore new ideas, the tools to create innovative strategies and the talent to inspire our clients through interactive design. Our expertise and collaborative, client-centered approach means the best ideas rise to the top. TowerPinkster received the 2018 National 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for Award and the 2016 Best Firm Award from Zweig Group. We are proud of this achievement and are thankful for our client relationships, our generous communities and all the employees who contribute to TowerPinkster’s exciting and creative culture! Our supportive work environment helps employees reach their career goals, and we have fun doing it!

Our Vision: A diverse, talent-based firm sought after in expanding markets.

Our Mission: Design leaders who create unique environments with clients and communities.

www.towerpinkster.com.

Employment Opportunities

Human Resources Manager
Carrie Hoch-Mortlock, PHR, SHRM-CP
269.492.6705 chochmortlock@towerpinkster.com
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