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Volunteer Licensed Architect

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Michigan Employment & Training Plus

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Met Plus

Met Plus needs a licensed Architect to help reconstruct and convert a vacant apartment building into a Low-Income College & Vocational Student dorm housing. With all the new develop in Detroit and near downtown rent has in some places tripled and this is much needed keep living situations affordable while allowing the students focus on their education.

Job Description

Their work includes:

  • preparing and presenting design proposals to client
  • advising client
  • producing detailed drawings
  • negotiating with contractors and other professionals
  • attending meetings with client, contractors and other specialists
  • coordinating the work of contractors
  • making site visits to check on progress
  • dealing with problems that might come up during building.

An architect should:

  • have strong visual awareness and an eye for detail
  • have good drawing skills, with the ability to work in three dimensions (3D)
  • be inventive and imaginative
  • be passionate about buildings and the built environment
  • care about people and the environment.

Their work involves:

  • preparing and presenting design proposals to clients
  • preparing tender and planning applications and presentations
  • advising clients on the practicality of their project
  • producing detailed drawings from which costings are made
  • negotiating with contractors and other professionals
  • attending regular meetings with clients, contractors and other specialists
  • coordinating the work of contractors
  • making site visits to check on progress
  • making sure that the project is running within the agreed time frame
  • dealing with problems that might come up during building.

An architect should:

  • have strong visual awareness and an eye for detail
  • have good drawing skills, with the ability to work in three dimensions (3D)
  • be inventive and imaginative
  • have reasonable mathematical skills
  • have computer skills
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • have presentation skills
  • be able to organize projects
  • have a logical, analytical and creative approach to problem solving
  • have time management skills
  • be self-confident and able to cope with criticism of their work
  • be able to manage others.

Interests

It is important to:

  • be passionate about buildings and the built environment
  • enjoy art and design
  • care about people and the environment.
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About Michigan Employment & Training Plus

Location:

29150 Carlysle, Inkster, MI 48141, US

Mission Statement

MET|PLUS is to empower the community with a multifaceted approach of innovative workforce development , philanthropic, community advocacy, health & human services.

Description

VISION

Our Vision is to improve the lives of disadvantaged job seekers with workforce education, entrepreneurial guidance, startup direction, workforce training and job placement that will together create a strong economy for individuals and communities. Our organization may not be where we want to be, but we know where we are headed so we are working daily to position ourselves to be able to provide the tools and services that our community lacks & so desires.

PURPOSE

To strive to assist Michigan disadvantaged and/or distressed job seekers with an approach which aims to address the basic needs to put them on a career path to success. As well as to partner with communities, employers, employees and job seekers to educate, employ and train while managing the process through our Public Employment Tracking System (PETS) software to build a solid Michigan working economy. While in the process of contributing to Michigan’s economy we will also provide focus to areas such as the rebuilding, improving and maintaining neglected and or damaged communities through various projects.

Community
Education & Literacy
Employment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1602 LemayDetroit, MI 48214

(42.36662,-82.97532)
 

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Civil Engineering
  • Drawing
  • Interior / Exterior Design
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check

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