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Hendon + Huckestein- Posted 7/30/30

Job Title:  Registered Architect

Hendon + Huckestein Architects is now seeking qualified candidates for the position of registered architect with a minimum of 5 years of experience.  Please contact Jim Huckestein at jhuckestein@hplusha.com for more information.

Poole & Company Architects- Posted 6/16/20

Job title:  Senior Project Manager

Job Description: Licensed architect who in conjunction with other senior leaders, is responsible for carrying out the firm’s vision, executing long-range plans, ensuring profitability and enhancing quality.  Must possess a thorough knowledge of the practice of architecture, with emphasis on design, building materials, construction methods, integration of engineering disciplines and building costs/codes. This position requires strong analytical and technical abilities and carefully thought-out results.  Strong leadership and control of the work process from beginning to end is necessary.  The job centers on developing new ideas, systems and technology, and also analyzing and improving old ones.  A high level of expertise is expected.  Focusing on accomplishing the goal and demanding the highest quality of work from co-workers and subordinates is important.

Responsibilities : Manage all phases of projects of various scales and complexities.Supervise small to large teams, delegate and coordinate the work, and review and approve the work of all internal and external team members.Monitor project design development and provide design direction and support to ensure consistent and high-quality design.Provide final review and approval of all code analysis, material selections, and specifications.Oversee construction document development and management of BIM model.Attend client meetings and regularly interface with clients and consultants.Coordinate with project manager(s) on a regular basis to ensure projects are executed according to work plan. Develop work Plans and key performance initiatives in conjunction with Project Managers.Accountable for the team’s execution of the work in the most efficient and technically feasible manner.Advocate for design excellence and encouraging team members and consultants to keep design and problem solving as a priority.Develop and monitor quality and production standards for projects.Estimating fees, determining scopes of work and preparing proposals, presentations and contracts.Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in ArchitectureLicensed architect with NCARB certification10+ years of commercial architecture practice. Healthcare experience very desirableWorking knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Sketch Up, and AdobeBusiness development and marketing experience very desirable.

Contact: John Poole | Poole & Company Architects, LLC | President | 205.326.2206

GA Studio/ BLOX - Posted 5/28/20

Job title:  Building Enclosure Design Coordinator

Job Description:  The Building Enclosure Design Coordinator is part of a team focused on designing, coordinating, and detailing building skins for Off-site fabricated buildings.  The Enclosure Design Coordinator works with the design team to develop building enclosure designs, including exterior wall panels and roofing systems, from the concept level to a manufacturing level. The coordinator leads a small team to prepare manufacturing drawings and field installation instructions outlining requirements for their fabrication and field assembly.

Responsibilities/ Duties:

·       Prepare preliminary design concepts with larger design team

·       Research Building skin systems for consideration by design team

·       Develop and coordinate building enclosure system in a building information model (BIM)

·       Collaborate and coordinate with project managers, architects, civil, and mechanical engineers

·       Optimize the enclosure system to simplify manufacture and assembly on site.

·       Communicate with and direct internal technical drafting staff to produce detailed manufacturing drawings for factory fabrication and field assembly

·       Review and coordinate construction/manufacturing document content with all disciplines to assure complete and accurate agreement

·       Analyze shop drawings for design compliance and submittal documents.

·     Produce quantity takeoffs for cost estimates from BIM.

Requirements:

·       Architect with 5-10 years of experience

·       A strong understanding of building enclosure systems, related environmental constraints and code requirements for building enclosures.

·       Self-motivated and intellectually curious

·       Revit Savvy: job will require strong Revit skills

·       Detail oriented

·       Ability to communicate well and work in a team

·       Effectively work in a fast-paced team environment

·       Manage and prioritize multiple assignments at once

·       Experience making detail drawings

Candidates please email your resume to David Austin, Vice President daustin@gastudio.com

Job title: Structural Design Coordinator

Job Description:  The Structural Design Coordinator is part of a team focused on designing, coordinating, and detailing structural systems for Off-site fabricated buildings.  The Structural Design Coordinator develops the design from a schematic level to a manufacturing level with input from consultant engineers, program directors, steel fabricators and steel erection team.

Responsibilities/ Duties:

·       Prepare preliminary design concepts with larger design team

·       Develop and coordinate building structural systems in a building information model (BIM)

·       Collaborate and coordinate with project managers, architects, civil, and mechanical engineers

·       Optimize the structural system to simplify manufacture and assembly and to reduce construction waste

·       Communicate with and direct internal technical drafting staff to produce detailed manufacturing drawings for factory and field assembly of structural systems

·       Review and coordinate construction/manufacturing document content with all disciplines to assure complete and accurate agreement

·       Analyze shop drawings for design compliance and submittal documents.

·     Produce quantity takeoffs for cost estimates from BIM.

Requirements:

·       Architect or Structural engineer with 5-10 years of experience, minimum

·       A basic understanding of structural systems

·       Detail oriented

·       Self-motivated and intellectually curious

·       Revit Savvy: job will require strong Revit skills

·       Ability to communicate well and work in a team

·       Effectively work in a fast-paced team environment

·       Manage and prioritize multiple assignments at once

·       Experience making detail drawings

Candidates please email your resume to David Austin, Vice President daustin@gastudio.com

Job title:  MEP Coordinator

Job Description: The MEP Coordinator is part of a team focused on designing, coordinating, and detailing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and low voltage systems for Off-site fabricated buildings.  The MEP Coordinator develops the design from a schematic level to a manufacturing level with input from consultant engineers, program directors, technical trade leaders, and product vendors.  

Job duties and responsibilities:

·       Coordinate mechanical, electrical, and/or plumbing systems in a building information model (BIM).  

·       Coordinate individual modular components to work in the context of the overall building.

·       Optimize the layout of building systems to simplify the installation and performance of a given system, in context of the holistic building installation and performance.

·       Coordinate with equipment vendors to develop and modify details for system installation.

·       Produce detailed manufacturing drawings for factory and field installed MEP systems.

·       Adjust drawings and standards based on feedback from installers in the factory and the field.

·       Attain subject matter expertise in a single discipline while also growing knowledge of other fields.

·       Produce quantity take-offs for cost estimates from the BIM.

Requirements:

·       Architect or PE with 5 to 10 years of experience

·       Detail oriented

·       Self-motivated and intellectually curious

·       Revit MEP Savvy: Autodesk CADMEP Fab parts familiarity is desired but not required

·       Basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems

·       Ability to communicate well

·       Ability to work in a team

·       Effectively work in a fast-paced team environment

·       Manage and prioritize multiple assignments at once

·       Experience making detail drawings

Candidates please email your resume to David Austin, Vice President daustin@gastudio.com

Job title: Senior Project Architect

GA Studio is looking for a talented and energetic Senior Project Architect to add to our team.

As Senior Project Architect, you will work with the FED team in a dynamic, rapid-growth work environment with a team of bright, talented engineers, architects, designers, builders, crafters, and manufacturers. From desk to factory floor to job sites and client meetings, you will be challenged to develop your skills in a new field, taking a lead role in project delivery via the DMC methodology.

Responsibilities include:          

·       Overall project management of building projects during permitting and construction phases

·       Interface with ownership team during permitting, manufacturing, construction and commissioning.

·       Development of site plans based on prototype, including options and alternatives during due diligence phase

·       Development of permitting documents and coordination of permit requirements with local authorities having jurisdiction.

·       Coordination of project details with MEP and Structural engineers and trades during manufacture and construction.

·       Identification of continuous improvement opportunities during all phases for iterative improvement of the building program.

·       Management of program changes in a fast-moving and dynamic project environment

·       Management, collaboration and mentorship of diverse, motivated project team.

Applicants should be prepared to share a work portfolio and demonstrate Job Qualifications as follows:

·       Bachelor’s degree or higher in Architecture or related field

·       5-10 years professional experience, medical design a plus

·       Project management experience

·       Prior experience with projects of similar size and complexity

·       Proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD

·       Completed or pursuing Architecture Licensure, NV, CA, SC a plus

Candidates please email your resume to David Austin, Vice President daustin@gastudio.com

Job Title: Project Architect

As a Project Architect, you will work with project teams in a dynamic, rapid-growth work environment with bright and talented engineers, architects, designers, builders, crafters and manufacturers. From desk to factory floor to job sites and client meetings, you will be challenged to develop your skills in a new field, taking a critical role in project delivery via the DMC methodology.

Responsibilities include:          

·       Participation in design and documentation of building projects

·       Development of Permit Sets, sketches and other documentation during construction phase

·       Working with lead Architects to support projects during permitting and construction phases

·       Development of site plan designs for prototype building projects

·       working with a dynamic, motivated team that is breaking new ground in architecture and construction

Applicants should be prepared to share a work portfolio and demonstrate Job Qualifications as follows:

·       Accredited degree in Architecture or related field up

·       0-5 years of experience

·       Proficiency with Revit and AutoCAD

·       Proficiency with parametric workflows and scripting a plus

·       Familiarity with CNC toolsets and workflows a plus

Candidates please email your resume to David Austin, Vice President daustin@gastudio.com

Company Benefits:  For All Positions

BLOX offers the full spectrum of comprehensive benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance. We also offer flexible spending accounts, paid time off, short term disability, long term disability, life insurance and a 401k plan.

It is the policy of BLOX LLC to use ability and willingness to contribute to our team effort as the criteria for making employment related decisions, regardless of an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or other protected status. In addition, we strictly prohibit the harassment of any employee because of his/her race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, or other protected status.

Adams Design Associates - Posted 2/25/20

Entry-Level Architect

Education: Bachelors of Architecture or Masters of Architecture from an accredited program

Required Skills: Ability to communicate and coordinate (orally, in writing and digitally) within the team, with consultants, and clients

Software Skills: Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and preferably 3D modeling software SketchUp.

Qualities: Self-motivated, energetic, and organized, with strong graphic and verbal communication skills to coordinate efficiently with contractors, consultants, vendors, and clients

Required Experience: The ideal candidate has a minimum of 1-3 years of work experience in an architectural design studio with experience in design development, construction document preparation and construction administration.

For further information, contact AMD Creative, or visit:

https://www.adamsdesignarchitects.com/careers

TAYLOR PLOSSER DAVIS, AIA- Posted 1/2/2020

TPD is expanding the team!  Beautiful architecture for real life: this is what we do and how we do it. As a woman-owned firm, we are dedicated to work-life balance while providing professional design services for exceptional clients.

Architect:

As a growing woman-owned firm with exceptional clients, Taylor Plosser Davis, Architect, is dedicated to providing a work environment that offers both flexibility and opportunity for its employees while providing professional design services for each project large and small. We love residential architecture, and we love to collaborate with clients on great design that addresses their particular needs. Our designs are contextual, tailored to the families we work with and the neighborhoods in which they live.

We are currently interviewing candidates for the role of Architect to provide design and project management for a variety of custom residential projects from schematic design through construction administration. TPD is a flexible work environment; we have an office in Birmingham, but employees may work remotely. We expect candidates to be available for on-site or in-office meetings at least weekly. Applicants should have some experience in residential architecture. Licensure preferred but not required, and all of the firm’s work is completed in Revit. Please contact georgia@tpdarchitect.com for additional information.

CHAMBLESS KING ARCHITECTS - Posted 7/29/19

Architect/Designer II

Chambless King is actively seeking a versatile and team-oriented Project Architect for the firm’s Birmingham and Montgomery offices. Prospective candidates should have project management skills with experience as a Lead Project Architect for large and medium scale projects including those for institutional, municipal, and corporate clients. Candidates must be upbeat, creative, self-motivated, well-organized and have excellent communication skills.Responsibilities· Manage all aspects of a project, working with consultants, contractors, fabricators, and regulatoryagencies to meet overall project objectives.· Assist a project team in resolving complex technical and design issues to produce innovative andconstructible solutions.· Understand the building process and create technical documents that succinctly describe how to constructa building and achieve the design intent.· Participate in the construction administration of projects and review of submittals.Qualifications· Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Architecture.· Licensed Architect (U.S.) or on the path to licensure.· 5 + years of related experience.· Extensive Revit experience required.· Excellent working knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures.· Experience in technical development of projects at varying scales and types.· Ability to be flexible and focus on multiple clients with a variety of project types in various stages ofdevelopment.· Leadership, communication and relationship management skills.Chambless King Architects is an award‐winning, multi‐faceted design firm located in downtown Montgomery. Our projects are scattered throughout Alabama and the Southeast and comprise a wide range of scales and building types. Recent projects include a corporate office complex in Huntsville, AL, the Montgomery Interpretive Center civil rights museum, a 911 Center in northeast Alabama, and an adaptive‐reuse housing project in downtown Prattville, AL. Contact sking@chamblessking.com for more information or to submit a resume.

Architectural CA

We are seeking an Architectural Construction Administrator for the Montgomery and Birmingham offices to report and assist with the review of on-site construction progress and conditions. Scope of preferred skills includes ability to review and interpret plans, specifications, and other construction contract documents in the field. In addition, this individual will be responsible for comprehensive project document coordination & review to ensure design continuity, code compliance & adherence to office standards.Additional experience, or ability to learn other quality control skills is highly desirable. These may include specification writing/quality control responsibilities for writing, editing, and coordinating architectural and MEP specifications and related written construction documents for a variety of building types and construction types.Salary commensurate with level of experience and capability. Contact sking@chamblessking.com for more information or to submit a resume.

LAMBERT EZELL DURHAM ARCHITECTURE - Posted 5/15/19

Lambert Ezell Durham Architecture, located in Florence, Alabama is looking to hire a Graduate Architect.  LED Architecture has been designing buildings in the Shoals area of Northwest Alabama for nearly 40 years and has extensive experience in the design of many types of buildings.

An ideal candidate would:

• Have a desire to pursue the pathway to gaining their license.

• Have a passion for great design

• Be proficient in Autodesk Revit and Adobe Creative Suite

• A willingness to work well with others

• Have good communication skills.  

The candidate's responsibilities would include work in all phases of design and construction with emphasis on graphics in the design phase.  LED Architecture offers a very competitive benefits package as well including, full heath insurance and retirement.  

If you are interested, please contact jtucker@ledarchitecture.com with a resume and work samples.    

HERRINGTON ARCHITECTS - Posted 3/20/19

Project Coordinator

Herrington Architects is growing!  We’re seeking 2 candidates for studio-based positions.  People who work well with others and take great care in what they do will fit best with our team.  We are seeking professional degree graduates interested in diverse project types to join us as Project Coordinators!

Qualifications / Qualities

  • Professional, accredited degree in Architecture
  • 6 months to 7 years of work experience (licensed or pursuing licensure)
  • Revit, AutoCad, Photoshop and Sketchup experience
  • Design-oriented, detail-oriented
  • Eager to learn; eager to apply knowledge thru problem solving
  • Strong work ethic and a good communicator
  • Enjoys working with others
  • Passionate about design

Herrington Architects will provide its new studio staff with opportunities to contribute toward excellent design work and exceptional client service.  As you prove your professional abilities, you’ll receive increased responsibilities, including consultant collaboration and client contact.  

Our firm features the best aspects of large and small firm culture.  You can expect hands-on design and project management opportunities.  You can anticipate invaluable and rapid exposure to the complexities of construction administration.  Expect to work with real people who have fun at their work. Expect to be challenged and to grow in your ability to make smart decisions.  Expect to be guided by people who know how to lead, and know when to follow.

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume to careers@herringtonarchitects.com.  Include in the cover letter your favorite type of food, and why it is your favorite. Digital portfolios are appreciated – please submit 3 to 5 examples of your work in a single 5mb maximum file.

About Herrington Architects: Located in the heart of Birmingham (AL), Herrington Architects focuses on architectural design of commercial projects, where we balance concept, craft and cost.  Our projects exhibit exceptional design and practical solutions.  Please visit us at www.herringtonarchitects.com.

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