Chicago, IL, USA

Required Education

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture from an accredited Architecture school

Required Experience

8 years of experience required


ALPA Construction is searching for a talented Design Project Manager to work with our in-house design team in Bedford Park, IL. The ideal candidate will be counted on to collaborate closely with project managers, design team leadership, and studio staff to ensure the quality of project documents. This person would be able to perform in a self-directed manner in all facets of building design process, including preparation of presentations, schematic design, design development, contract documents, and construction administration. As well as adhering to construction budgets, timelines, schedules, and other project requirements.


  • Leads a project team in the development of the design, implementation of the building program, and preparation of project documentation required at each phase of design.

  • Works directly with the project team to coordinate workload of team members through multiple phases to complete quality documents on schedule.

  • Understands the technical implications of design decisions and directs the development and documentation of practical buildable details.

  • Research manufacturers’ materials and systems and determines appropriateness to the specific project.

  • Coordinates with the Construction Team both during the design and construction phases to ensure the project remains on schedule and is successfully completed.

  • Resolve complex technical and design issues with the team to produce innovative, technical, and constructible solutions.

  • Represents the firm professionally in meetings with clients, consultants, and contractors.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture from an accredited Architecture school preferred

  • Architectural license is preferred

  • Minimum of 8 years of proven work experience in the A/E/C industry

  • Strong knowledge of hospital healthcare, behavioral healthcare, medical office building design preferred

  • Working knowledge of Building Code and Technical experience required

  • Proficiency in Revit, with experience in both preliminary design and construction design drawings documentation required

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 is required; experience with Bluebeam and Procore Construction software preferred; Skills in rendering in 3-D modeling software are always valued

  • Must have excellent communication skills and a natural ability to work in a fast-paced and growing environment

  • Must be self-sufficient, detail oriented and highly organized

  • Must have the ability to multitask and meet deadlines


ALPA Construction, Inc. is a full-service general construction and construction management firm. As an industry leader in healthcare design/build projects, our ability to understand the complex regulations governing the behavioral health sector as well as recognize each stakeholder’s unique ambitions.

Powered by entrepreneurial spirit and a focus on building lasting relationships with clients and trade partners, ALPA continues to achieve new heights year after year. Our team has decades of experience managing and delivering complex healthcare projects nationwide. ALPA’s data-driven technologies and construction software enable us to deliver quality work on budget, safely, and efficiently. We offer full range of core competencies and capabilities that provides our clients transparency, creativity, and exceptional results.