7 Aug 2017

Full-Time Project Manager/Engineer

Advantage Architectural Woodwork – Posted by advantagewoodwork@gmail.comColby, Kansas, United States

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Job Description

Company information:

Advantage Architectural Woodwork is committed to designing, creating and delivering the highest quality custom woodwork. We specialize in energy-efficient European Windows and Doors for low energy homes and buildings. Advantage Architectural Woodwork builds on the growing awareness that the use of energy efficient windows and doors make a more refined and rewarding living experience. We focus on providing the most efficient, high quality and hand crafted energy efficient European wood window and door systems. We strive to exceed the criteria required for low energy buildings to meet the needs of our customers. We offer an infinite amount of architectural possibilities that create endless stylistic elements.  Meeting the needs of our customers is a priority!

Each product is designed to match a specific engineering concept with the basic themes of the past and the efficiency of the future. The products are manufactured in a step-by-step process based on solid engineering and sound construction techniques that provide decades of efficiency and effortless operation in most North American climate zones.

Located in Northwest Kansas, Advantage Architectural Woodwork offers the ability to create the finest quality, hand-crafted products for our clients while being situated in the charming town of Colby, KS.



  • Coordinate with Sales Team & Architects regarding project details and technical information
  • Manage multiple projects with overlapping or staggering start and delivery schedules
  • Develop shop drawings for projects utilizing AutoCAD software for complex project assemblies
  • Develop cutlists using RA Workshop window/door software and or Microsoft Excel
  • Implement new database creation and further develop and complete existing databases for our RA Workshop software
  • Coordinate and manage material take-offs, ordering, and sourcing, including but not limited to: wood, hardware, aluminum cladding, glass, and misc. components required for manufacturing
  • Other duties may include, project detailing and takeoffs, proposal creation, coordination with manufacturing
  • Willingness to learn and master the Passive Haus Institute’s PHPP software for energy balance calculations of high performance buildings
  • Interest in the Passive Haus construction concepts
  • Work with our European smartwin partners on development and fine tuning of documents and projects

Background/Experience /Requirements:

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Background with AutoCAD software
  • Knowledge of RA Workshop window/door software and/or Microsoft Excel
  • Must be detail-oriented, resourceful, organized, and possess good time management skills
  • Must coordinate multiple schedules and timetables to meet rigorous deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Eagerness to learn new programs, products and systems such as Passive Haus Institute’s PHPP software for energy balance calculations of high performance buildings
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent and innovative ability to solve problems
  • Must be familiar with reading architectural blue prints and shop drawings
  • Reliable transportation needed
  • Punctual and mindful of deadlines
  • Resume and Cover Letter required
  • Conversational German language is a plus


  • Full time position
  • $60,000-$80,000*
  • *Commensurate with background & experience
  • Profit sharing opportunities available
  • Health care, paid vacation and paid holidays available

How to Apply

Resume and cover letter required. Please submit all applications via email to: advantagewoodwork@gmail.com

Job Categories: Management. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Architectural, Design, Engineer, Project Manager, and Woodwork. Salary: 60,000 - 80,000.

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