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Job Captain / Project Manager Needed - WIX ARCHITECTURE

Established Santa Rosa architectural firm is seeking an organized, dependable, sharp, detail orientated Job Captain/ CAD Technician/Project Manager with the ability to work at a fast-pace while able to maintain a positive attitude and a sense of humor. This candidate should be able to multi-task, self-monitor for quality control, and adapt to company procedures and standards.   They should also be confident in delegating, monitoring and teaching junior CAD technicians during the team effort to complete architectural design and production drawings.

Applicants for this full position are required to have:

• Proficiency in AutoCAD Architecture  and Revit 2018 or recent version:

o Architectural drafting, layer management, sheet set-up and plotting

o Render Schematic 3d elevations in Revit for presentations and design options

• Well rounded skills in MS Word, Outlook and Excel, current edition of CBC, and basic I.T.

• A minimum of 3-5 years’  work experience in architectural office or equivalent

• Ability to create an architectural plan / construction documents with minimal input from schematic design:

o Knowledge of building components, and construction methods

o Knowledge and understanding of CBC and how to research compliance with building codes

o Ability to explore design options and implement design concepts

• Familiarity of AIA standards, Green Building and ADA

• Ability to effectively lead junior staff in completion of project phases

• Good written and verbal communication skills with consultants and clients

Preferable skills include:

• B.A. in Architecture or technical school graduate

• Understanding of project schedules and time management

• Website management and development

• Modeling experience in 3d Studio and editing capabilities in Photoshop

• Experience as Job Captain on commercial and/or residential projects

This position entails responsibility of modeling & detailing of building components, development of construction documents, and assistance in project management and administration.

To apply for this position e-mail a copy of your cover letter, resume, and a sample of your work in PDF format.  Evidence of proficiency will be reviewed.  Those interviewed will be asked to demonstrate AutoCAD and REVIT skills.

Contact e-mail is henrywix@wixaia.com

Project Manager Needed - Obie G. Bowman Architect FAIA

Seeking ambitious, talented candidates to develop projects under the supervision of the Principal. Compensation is negotiable, depending on experience.

Primary responsibilities:

  • research products and materials
  • coordinate with owners, consultants, and contractors
  • assist with design detailing and construction documents for permit submissions
  • prepare for and attend design meetings
  • perform construction administration

Qualifications:

  • outstanding graphic abilities, communication skills, and attention to detail
  • degree in architecture
  • at least one year of related professional experience
  • AutoCAD proficiency
  • knowledge of detailing Type V construction (wood framing) preferred.

Submit cover letter, resume, and portfolio samples; including CAD & hand drawn via email to ogb@obiebowman.com

Architectural Designer Needed - Leong Architects

Leong Architects, in St. Helena, CA is looking to hire someone with 1-3 years’ experience who is passionate about design and eager to learn.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in architecture or equivalent, educational or professional internship experience under the direction of a licensed architect and proficiency in Revit, AutoCad and the Adobe Creative Suite software.  Good communication skills and strong interest in the art of building are essential.

If you suspect that you would thrive in a technologically progressive office working on diverse and exciting projects, send a letter of introduction and your resume to: info@leongarch.com

Project Architect Needed - Persinger Architects and Associates

Persinger Architects and Associates specializes in large institutional and commercial projects.  It’s a small firm in a quaint small town, that does big public projects.  PAA is looking for a licensed Architect with at least 5 years of institutional architecture experience, ideally in the public school market.  Candidates should be prepared to take large public projects from conceptual design through construction administration and DSA close out.

Qualifications

  • Professional degree in Architecture from an accredited university
  • California registration required
  • Strong CADD experience required
  • Experience working on public school projects preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Work with consultants to meet project objectives
  • Assist in managing client expectations and consultant coordination
  • Manage time to stay on schedule and within budgets
  • Establish and maintain ongoing, productive client and team relationships
  • Contribute to office activities, initiatives and learning programs

Please send a PDF of your cover letter, resume and portfolio sample. Indicate “Project Architect” as subject of email. Lindsay@persingerarchitects.com

Consulting Architect Needed - Kenneth P Munson – Architect, AIA

Kenneth P Munson – Architect, AIA is looking for a talented consultant to contribute to our residential and small commercial projects design studio in Healdsburg, CA. Position not limited to drafting.

What you’ll do:

Seeking creative collaboration on Single Family, Custom Residential, Accessory Dwelling Units, and Small Commercial/Winery projects in Sonoma County with potential opportunity to collaborate on design-build approach to projects. You will help design and manage the construction documentation of projects from concept/schematic design through construction administration.

Office is working on Apple MAC based platform utilizing 2017 Trimble SketchUp and Layout software as well as MS Office and Adobe programs.

Qualifications and requirements:• Accredited architecture degree: B. Arch or M. Arch.• CA licensure, or participation in IDP and active pursuit of licensure.

  • Proficient in 2017 SketchUp (& Layout) and MS Office.• Great design sensibility and attention to detail.
  • 5 to 10+ years of experience with an architectural firm.• Experience in custom residential projects.
  • Knowledge of CA building codes, architectural building systems, and construction techniques
  • Experience working with in-house team and coordinating with outside consultants/vendors
  • Experience in CBC/CRC and product research, finish material and fixture selections are all part of the position.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.• Positive and energetic, with the ability to contribute to, & work in, a collaborative environment.

What will set you apart

  • Freehand drawing / sketching skills
  • Proficient in Adobe CS and AutoCAD LT and other related digital skills
  • Experience with sustainable building and design practices, including implementation of LEED and/or Green Point Rating procedures.
  • Interior Design and Fixture selection experience.

Compensation based on experience and quality of productivity.

To apply for this position include the following:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. PDF samples of Design Work

All materials should be formatted for easy printing. PDF’s– Keep attachments under 3MB

Please send a PDF of your Cover Letter, Resume, and Portfolio sample in an email with “Consulting Project Architect” as the Subject of the email to kpmArchitect@sonic.net

Job Captian Needed - AXIA Architects

AXIA is an architectural family strongly grounded in the craft of Architecture with a dedication to a broad base of clients and building types.  If you approach your designs and commitment to your clients with equal passion, we should talk.

We are looking for exceptional Job Captains with long term growth potential. Our project work requires dynamic versatility in scale, type and content.  The following skills are required for this position:

  • Must be proficient in Revit, preferably version 2015 or 2016.
  • Must have at least 5 years experience in an architectural office.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of MS Word and Excel, current edition of the CBC and the ability to create an architectural plan set with minimal instruction.
  • Must be able to explore design options and implement design concepts.

This position entails responsibility of modeling & detailing of building components, development of construction documents, and assistance in project administration.

AXIA offers competitive salary and benefit packages. If you feel that you have the experience and talent we seek, please send a cover letter, resume and samples of work to the attention of Melissa Wadlow at mwadlow@axiaarchitects.com.

Project Manager Needed - AXIA Architects

AXIA is an architectural family strongly grounded in the craft of Architecture with a dedication to a broad base of clients and building types.  If you approach your designs and commitment to your clients with equal passion, we should talk.

We are looking for exceptional project managers who can provide leadership, vision, and technical skills at a multitude of levels within the firm.  Our project work requires dynamic versatility in scale, type and content.

The following skills are required for this position:

  • 5-7 years well rounded experience in an architectural office.
  • Proficient in Revit, preferably version 2015 or 2016 desired.
  • Ability to work to and maintain a project schedule and budget.
  • Experience with education facility and DSA processing a plus.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of MS Word and Excel, current edition of the CBC and the ability to create an architectural plan set with minimal instruction.
  • Must be able to explore design options and implement design concepts.
  • Ability to manage the project team and all phases of both large and small projects on a day to day basis.

AXIA offers competitive salary and benefit packages. If you feel that you have the experience and talent we seek, please send a cover letter, resume and samples of work to the attention of Melissa Wadlow at mwadlow@axiaarchitects.com.

Project Architect Needed - Harrison Woodfeild Architects

Come join the Harrison Woodfield Architects firm leadership team! We are on the lookout for a Project Architect with both architecture skills and the potential for future business partnership.  This is an award-winning and busy architectural firm, specializing mainly in high end residential work all over Northern California.

Many projects are on rural sites requiring infrastructure and often with multiple buildings. The firm is known for high level design & detailing and the use of sustainable materials and practices.

Please contact us as soon as possible by sending your resume and cover letter to harwood@sonic.net

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: What we are looking for

*Accredited degree in architecture

*Extensive experience and exposure to all phases of architectural design and construction

*Ethical and responsible person able to oversee the design process, monitor project budgets, manage contracts, change orders, bids and the overall project work plan.  

*Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills to satisfy and work closely with clients and staff and attract new clients

*Positive attitude, strong leadership, management and marketing skills

*Broad experience working with engineers, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and vendors.

COMPUTER SKILLS

AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office, Photoshop and InDesign Proficient

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