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BIM Manager for Interior Design Office (San Diego, CA)

Jules Wilson Design Studio is a boutique design firm in downtown San Diego with a spirited and enthusiastic team bearing a passion for design from all facets. We are an open office studio with each agent collaboratively playing a vital role in every aspect of every project. Although interiors is where our specialty lies, our team is made up of architects and interior designers alike working on a multitude of projects that range from large, ground up, multi-family/mixed-use, hospitality, commercial, retail/restaurant, to high-end single family residential.

We are looking for a BIM Manager with a proven technical background to assist with managing project Revit models, maintaining and progressing office Revit standards, trouble shooting with the design team, as well as assisting with the production of project drawings, documents and design.

The BIM Manager’s duties will include collaborating with the design teams to build and maintain office templates and standards, manage project models and model sharing, building and maintaining the Revit family library, providing guidance for new software and/or plug-ins to help project models run more efficiently and effectively.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience
  • Must be strong in Revit, proficient in AutoCAD, Sketch Up, Photoshop, and MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Design Manager and Adobe Creative Suite software a plus.
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

How to Apply: Please send resume to: info@juleswilsondesign.com
Contact: Allen Sanchez
Email: allen@juleswilsondesign.com
Website: www.juleswilsondesign.com

Posted: 1/19/2018

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Architectural/ Planning Project Manager

ZAAP, Inc. is a small well-established San Diego architecture/ planning firm in Bankers Hill that specializes in commercial, retail, restaurants, site planning & planning entitlements.  ZAAP is seeking an architectural project manager that understands the full scope of an architectural project from start to finish.  Special focus will be given to conceptual building design, site planning, and entitlement processing experience as well as a person w/ initiative, who is wanting responsibility & professional growth opportunities.

There are excellent benefits including insurance, 401K employer contribution, and profit sharing.

Qualifications: Applicants must have 3-5 yrs experience in commercial, retail, restaurants, site planning, & planning entitlements as well as proficient in AutoCad and MS Office Suite. Rendering and 3D modeling experience is a plus.

How to Apply: Email resume + portfolio
Contact: Luis Delgado
Email: jobs@zaap.biz
Website: www.zaap.biz

Posted: 1/19/2018

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BIM and Technology in Practice Project Manager

Delawie, a leading sustainable and high-performance architecture and interior design firm founded in 1961, is currently seeking a creative and motivated BIM and Technology in Practice Project Manager in their San Diego office, minutes from downtown and Mission Bay Park.

The firm’s principals lead and mentor over 50 design professionals. Delawie promotes a culture of collaboration and creativity, where team members at every level are empowered to contribute. The firm values their people and have cultivated a great office culture with a bi-weekly breakfast club, monthly lunch seminars, a lunchtime run club and study groups for those interested in pursuing licensure.

The candidate should be able to communicate well with consultants, clients and other business associates as well as in-house team members.

Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications.

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with BIM technologies and Revit required.
  • 3-8 years of experience completing design and construction documents for hospitality, commercial, educational, medical and/or corporate projects in an architectural or construction firm.
  • SketchUp modeling, MS Office and preparation of presentation materials is desirable.
  • Effective verbal and graphic communication, organizational and collaborative skills
  • Architectural Degree recommended

Responsibilities

  • Provide BIM and Technology management (with a focus on Revit) for the firm’s design projects
  • Assist teams with project startup, workflow and coordination strategies.
  • Investigate new BIM technology for adoption and implementation
  • Investigate related technologies that would benefit the firm in areas such as production, client presentations, office project management and project acquisition.
  • Review all office projects to ensure that office-wide Revit documentation administration, especially naming conventions, office standards, and work sets composition are being followed and that warnings and clashes are being resolved.
  • Ability to trouble-shoot issues and perform the necessary research and exploration to develop BIM solutions that respond to the specific demands of a project
  • Overall Revit file management, project file backup and model maintenance

How to Apply: Please submit your resumé, a cover letter and work samples (not to exceed 10 MB) in .pdf format to resume@delawie.com.
Website: www.delawie.com/careers

Posted: 1/11/2018

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Designer and Architect Positions

domusstudio architecture is seeking a design oriented Designer and a Project Architect to expand our talented team with an emphasis on design excellence. Candidates must minimally have a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, be a self-starter, excellent designer and be proficient in Revit.  Design typologies include Sacred facilities, Fire Stations, Libraries, Educational (DSA experience a plus), Senior Housing and Custom Residential.

domusstudio is an 31 year old, design-oriented studio with excellent benefits including Profit Sharing and hourly compensation commensurate with experience with potential for overtime. We are an E.O.E. and encourage minorities to apply.

We have relocated to our new studio on Maple Canyon in Bankers Hill located at 2800 Third Avenue.

How to Apply: email PDF Resume and Portfolio (5MB Max)
Contact: David Keitel, AIA, Principal
Email: david.keitel@domusstudio.com
Website: www.domusstudio.com

Posted: 1/11/2018

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Interior Design Project Manager

Ware Malcomb is hiring an Interior Design Project Manager in our downtown San Diego, CA office!

Ware Malcomb is an international design firm offering integrated services throughout the world.  Founded in 1972, Ware Malcomb offers planning, architecture, interior design, branding, and civil engineering to diverse clients.

Ware Malcomb offers the best of both worlds, a small office supportive and nurturing work environment with large company amenities and resources which provides amazing opportunity for internal growth.  Ware Malcomb offers a whole life balance, health-focused company culture, competitive salary and overall benefits package.

Interior Design Project Manager preferred qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience managing on corporate and commercial interior design projects
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in architecture or interior design.
  • Excellent communication skills. The Project Manager is able to listen to clients’ needs and communicate needs and provide direction to consultants and staff both verbally and in writing while maintaining positive client relationships throughout project by keeping the client apprised of project progress on a regular basis.  Initiate and maintain contact with other key project individuals for clarification, coordination and negotiation of critical issues
  • Experience managing the project schedule and deliverables by overseeing coordination and quality assurance of documents required to complete a project.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects through all phases of design and construction.
  • Ability to work in a team environment while taking responsibility for the outcome of the project.
  • Proficiency of AutoCAD required.
  • Proficiency in Deltek Vision, MS Project, Newforma and Revit preferred.

**Must be legally authorized to work in the United States**

How to Apply: Submit resume: http://www.waremalcomb.com/careers
Website: http://www.waremalcomb.com

Posted: 1/9/2018

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Interior Design Job Captain

Ware Malcomb is hiring an Interior Design Job Captain in our downtown San Diego, CA office.

Job Captains are highly motivated project coordinators and problem solvers who take charge of the project with support from the Project Manager and keep projects moving forward efficiently. Job Captains provide coordination and quality assurance of documents required to complete a project. Job Captains are accountable for leading consultant coordination and the coordination of internal resources.

Ware Malcomb is an international design firm offering integrated services throughout the world. Founded in 1972, Ware Malcomb offers planning, architecture, interior design, civil engineering, branding and sustainable design services to diverse clients.

Ware Malcomb offers the best of both worlds, a small office supportive and nurturing work environment with large company amenities and resources which provides amazing opportunity for internal growth.  Ware Malcomb offers a whole life balance, health-focused company culture, competitive salary and overall benefits package.

Interior Design Job Captain qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience working on corporate interior design projects.
  • Strong technical capabilities and experience using CAD and Revit to complete a full set of construction documents as well as  maintaining project drawings
  • Experience using Newforma preferred.
  • Relevant experience in with ADA, building codes and permits.
  • Experience assisting Project Manager in construction administration tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills – able to understand project goals and deliverables; initiate and maintain contact with other key project individuals for clarification, and coordination of critical issues.
  • Proven experience to effectively meet deadlines, manage multiple assignments and multitask while producing a quality product.
  • Ability to work in a team environment while taking responsibility for the outcome of the project

**Must be legally authorized to work in the United States**

How to Apply: Submit resume: http://www.waremalcomb.com/careers
Website: http://www.waremalcomb.com

Posted: 1/9/2018

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BIM Designer

This position entails the production of construction documents for government, commercial and institutional projects. Solid sustainable design practices are inherent in every project designed by the company. REVIT® and AutoCad, are the BIM/CAD tools we use to leverage those practices for the benefit of our clients.

Job Responsibilities

  • Revit Modeling for a specific design discipline.
  • Work under the direction of a design professional and/or BIM Designer II.
  • Perform project design support functions in pursuit of document preparation.
  • Ensure construction documents accuracy and completion based on discipline.
  • Translates redline drawings into Revit model and provides modeling support to the project team.
  • Support the monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimizing performance of the discipline model
  • Assist the project team with the collaboration and coordination of other disciplines’ designs.
  • Adheres to firm (or client) technical and graphic standards.
  • Print drawing sets for professional team and participate in discipline reviews.
  • Organize and prepare one’sown discipline model and/or content for Interdisciplinary Coordination Meetings.
  • Ability to export DWF and other formats for collaboration internally and externally.
  • Competent and professional communication and writing skills.
  • Able to meet deadlines and able to work alone or with a team.

Education/Experience
Technical or Architectural Degree pursuit plus experience in professional environment.  One year of experience can be substituted for degree requirement.

How to Apply: http://www.haskell.com/why-haskell/careers
Contact: Courtney Johnson
Email: cjohnson@freemanwhite.com
Website: http://www.freemanwhite.com/

Posted: 1/9/2018

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Project Architect

Stephen Dalton Architects seeks a creative, self-starter to work in a collaborative, team environment.  Must be well-organized, able to multi-task and motivated to succeed.  Project types include custom residential, multi-family, mixed-use, and municipal projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and monitor work schedules to ensure timely delivery of services;
  • Interface with clients, coordinate efforts of consultants and staff;
  • Develop and refine and conceptual designs;
  • Prepare construction documents and specifications;
  • Construction administration

Requirements:

  • Licensed in California
  • Degree in architecture from an accredited university;
  • 6+ years of experience, preferably with residential projects and wood frame construction;
  • Strong design and graphic skills;
  • Proficiency with ArchiCad or Revit, AutoCAD, Sketchup, and MS Office;
  • Advanced knowledge of building codes, materials and construction techniques;
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks;
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills;
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

How to Apply: Send resume and work sample in PDF format to: jobs@sdarchitects.net
Contact: Stephen Dalton
Email: jobs@sdarchitects.net
Website: www.sdarchitects.net

Posted: 1/9/2018

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Parron Hall Construct Architectural Interiors Designer

Parron Hall Construct is currently seeking a Designer for their fast-paced, Interior Architecture Team.

Our Construct Designer is part artist, part visionary, part engineer and part computer-tech wizard, all rolled into one efficient package.

Using DIRTT’s proprietary ICE® software, the DIRTT Designer will work alongside their “Champion” (Sales Representative) and Project Manager to bring the client’s vision to reality.

Working in a studio environment you will develop and execute appropriate design solutions while gaining a comprehensive understanding of your projects and responsibilities. The perfect candidate is detail-oriented, hardworking, responsible, resourceful and pro-active with a can-do attitude and problem solving nature.

Parron Hall is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer

Individuals with the professional characteristics and strengths in the following areas will be considered:

  • Knowledge of / experience in the interior construction industry; background in project management is a plus
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Background in Architecture
  • Ability to work well within a team/studio environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High-level of organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and execute good judgement
  • Ability to prioritize and manage tasks against multiple deadlines
  • Self-starter, motivated, takes initiative, strong work ethic are ‘musts’

How to Apply: Submit resume and portfolio to abliss@parronhall.com
Contact: Alison Bliss
Email: abliss@parronhall.com
Website: http://www.parronhall.com/

Posted: 1/8/2018

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Project Architect-Healthcare

Job Responsibilities

  • The Project Architect will assist in planning and scheduling projects with a budget of up to $10 million and keep the PM’s informed of any issues relating to the project. Ensure that the design and technical quality of the project meets the company’s standards and the firm technical and graphic standards are met.
  • Maintain project-related documentation.
  • Respond to Bid Phase inquiries and required addenda.
  • Assist the Construction Administrator during the construction phase in responding to questions and clarifications.description of the position.

Qualifications: Education/Experience A degree from an accredited school of architecture.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications Etc.

  • Licensed architect.
  • Up to 5 years’ experience following registration.
  • Knowledgeable in the applicable building codes, CAD and Revit proficient with a working knowledge of word processing, scheduling and spreadsheet software.

How to Apply: http://www.haskell.com/why-haskell/careers
Contact: Courtney Johnson
Email: cjohnson@freemanwhite.com
Website: http://www.freemanwhite.com/

Posted: 1/4/2018

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Project Architect with 5-10 years experience

BNIM is a collaboration of architectural, design and landscape professionals who share a deep commitment to responsible, high-quality design. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, an energetic work place, on-going training opportunities, and an environment that allows employee interests and strengths to flourish. This position is available for our San Diego office, located in the growing East Village in downtown San Diego.  The San Diego office has a strong focus on design and innovation, with each project design progressing within a highly collaborative environment.  Innovative technological software and systems are tested regularly on projects, and innovative sustainable building systems analyzed through the design process.

Qualified candidates are passionate about design excellence, sustainability and high performance projects, have a minimum of 5 years architectural experience and an NAAB accredited degree. Experience will clearly show a strong creative design portfolio, which is essential along with strong project leadership. Candidates must demonstrate strong technical knowledge of complex building systems and structures that would be required by institutional, civic, mixed use and other similar entities.   Construction administration experience that includes concrete, steel, and wood frame construction is a requirement.

This position fits a person who thrives in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, who values productivity and efficiency balanced with utmost quality.

Filling this role will not be determined by experience only; we are looking for the right fit for our team.

Qualified candidates should possess the following characteristics and skills:

Skills:

  • Proficiency in Revit is preferred
  • Proficiency in Rhino and/or Sketchup is preferred
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign is preferred
  • Proficiency in Newforma is a plus
  • Strong verbal, written, and graphic communication skills
  • A collaborator with leadership and client liaison experience
  • Well-established skills coordinating team efforts
  • Effective personal time management skills to meet project deadlines
  • A deadline and detail-oriented work ethic
  • Fast learner
  • LEED AP is preferred

Characteristics:

  • Curious and Creative
  • Innovative and Explorative
  • Critical and Exacting
  • Strategic and Nimble
  • Collaborative and Communicative
  • Self-driven and Willing (can-do)
  • Generous Spirit
How to Apply: Please visit bnim.com/careers to apply
Website: bnim.com

Posted: 1/4/2018

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Architectural Designer with 3-6 years experience

BNIM is a collaboration of architectural, design and landscape professionals who share a deep commitment to responsible, high-quality design. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, an energetic work place, on-going training opportunities, and an environment that allows employee interests and strengths to flourish. This position is available for our San Diego office, located in the growing East Village in downtown San Diego.  The San Diego office has a strong focus on design and innovation, with each project design progressing within a highly collaborative environment.  Innovative technological software and systems are tested regularly on projects, and innovative sustainable building systems analyzed through the design process.

Qualified candidates for this architectural designer position are passionate about design excellence, sustainability and high performance projects, with 3-6 years of architectural experience and a NAAB accredited degree.  Experience will clearly show a strong creative design portfolio, which is essential.  Technical knowledge of complex building systems and structures that would be required by institutional, civic, mixed use and other similar entities is a plus.   Construction administration experience that includes concrete, steel, and wood frame construction is a plus.

This position fits a person who thrives in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, who values productivity and efficiency balanced with utmost quality.

Filling this role will not be determined by experience only; we are looking for the right fit for our team.

Qualified candidates should possess the following characteristics and skills:

Skills:

  • Proficiency in Revit is required
  • Proficiency in Rhino and/or Sketchup is strongly required
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign is required
  • Strong verbal, written, and graphic communication skills
  • Effective personal time management skills to meet project deadlines
  • Strong collaborative and detail-oriented work ethic
  • Fast learner
  • LEED AP is a plus

Characteristics:

  • Curious and Creative
  • Innovative and Explorative
  • Critical and Exacting
  • Strategic and Nimble
  • Collaborative and Communicative
  • Self-driven and Willing (can-do)
  • Generous Spirit

How to Apply: Please visit bnim.com/careers to apply
Website: bnim.com

Posted: 1/4/2018

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Architectural Designer with 1-3 years experience

BNIM is a collaboration of architectural, design and landscape professionals who share a deep commitment to responsible, high-quality design. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, an energetic work place, on-going training opportunities, and an environment that allows employee interests and strengths to flourish. This position is available for our San Diego office, located in the growing East Village in downtown San Diego.  The San Diego office has a strong focus on design and innovation, with each project design progressing within a highly collaborative environment.  Innovative technological software and systems are tested regularly on projects, and innovative sustainable building systems analyzed through the design process.

Qualified candidates for this architectural designer position are passionate about design excellence, sustainability and high performance projects, with 1-3 years of architectural experience and a NAAB accredited degree.  Experience will clearly show a strong creative design portfolio, which is essential.

Technical knowledge of complex building systems and structures that would be required by institutional, civic, mixed use and other similar entities is a plus.

This position fits a person who thrives in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, who values productivity and efficiency balanced with utmost quality.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in Revit is required
  • Proficiency in Rhino and/or Sketchup is strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign is strongly preferred
  • Strong verbal, written, and graphic communication skills
  • Effective personal time management skills to meet project deadlines
  • Strong collaborative and detail-oriented work ethic
  • Fast learner
  • LEED AP is a plus

Characteristics:

  • Curious and Creative
  • Innovative and Explorative
  • Critical and Exacting
  • Strategic and Nimble
  • Collaborative and Communicative
  • Self-driven and Willing (can-do)
  • Generous Spirit

How to Apply: Please visit bnim.com/careers to apply
Website: https://www.bnim.com/

Posted: 1/3/2018

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Architectural Leader, Science + Technology

CRB is looking for an energetic, self-motivated and dynamic team-oriented individual who is experienced in designing Science and Technology (S+T) facilities in the corporate, institutional and/or academic markets. The successful candidate will have a desire to help CRB continue to grow their presence in the S+T marketplace and provide architectural leadership for the team. Furthermore, the successful candidate shall display a solid working knowledge of the Building Codes, program through construction document preparation, and be able to provide design leadership and overall project management. Project sizes will vary and will include both existing building improvements and new construction.

The position will be part of the San Diego office leadership team providing input into business planning and team operations.  A candidate who is successful in this position will have the opportunity for business unit leadership and company ownership in the future.

Qualifications:

  • Architectural licensure in California required
  • 15+ years of experience required
  • 10+ years of experience of laboratory project planning and design required
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills required
  • Entrepreneurial, client-focused leadership skills required
  • Proven ability to motivate and lead an architectural team
  • NCARB certification preferred
  • Master of Architecture or professional degree from an accredited college required
  • Depth of experience with wide variety of laboratory types including research, teaching, biocontainment, vivaria, wet labs, dry labs
  • LEED AP preferred

How to Apply: Email either david.keith@crbusa.com or shoshana.mcindoe@crbusa.com
Contact: Shoshana  McIndoe
Email: shoshana.mcindoe@crbusa.com
Website: www.crbusa.com

Posted: 12/18/2017

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Designer

Bickel Group Architecture in Newport Beach is currently seeking a talented and motivated Designer with 1-10 years of experience to join our innovative and fast-paced team. We are a collaborative group currently working on an exciting list of projects including commercial, automotive, restaurant, retail, institutional, and adaptive reuse sites around California and the western United States.’

With over 26 years of experience, Bickel Group is an award-winning architecture firm with an extensive portfolio of project types and clients. We value cooperation and support training, personal responsibility, and professional development. Please see our work at www.bickelgrp.com.

Benefits: As part of our compensation package, Bickel Group covers 100% of medical and dental insurance costs for our employees. We also offer a retirement savings matching program.

Qualifications: Candidate MUST have impressive artistic skills in both hand and digital media. You would be working with principals and management directly to quickly generate concept sketches and help bring ideas to life. Tasks would include sketching and modeling to develop: architectural facades, renderings, site plans, 2D and 3D presentation exhibits, and Photoshop work. Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Art or Design, excellent communication skills, and effective problem solving abilities are desired.

How to Apply: A portfolio demonstrating examples of personally created hand and digital artwork MUST be submitted along with your resume. Please send PDF-format files only to Tonya Fleshman at hr@bickelgrp.com.
Contact: Tonya Fleshman
Email: hr@bickelgrp.com
Website: www.bickelgrp.com

Posted: 12/12/2017

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Mid-Level Designer/ Architect

The designer/Architect to work closely with project team to create design and construction documents. Benefits & wage commensurate with experience. Open to full or part time with 2 – 3 years architectural firm experience. Assist project architect in developing designs and construction documents for bidding and construction on a variety of exciting projects. Provide support for any tasks required for the successful completion of the project. Generate graphic content for proposals, material boards, and design presentations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Architecture degree
  • Working experience/proficiency AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, and Microsoft Office
  • Passion for architecture, sustainable design & green building
  • Ability/Desire to network and business develop is desirable
  • Ability to function comfortably and deal effectively with a wide range of individuals & project types
  • Well organized and efficient in completing tasks

About the firm:
Founded in 1995, Hubbell & Hubbell Architects provides architecture and planning services to clients seeking sustainable solutions, innovative design work, and artistic detailing. We work with a diverse range of projects including single family residences, public facilities such as churches, parks, nature centers and San Diego Zoo themed structures.

Thank you for your interest in joining the Hubbell & Hubbell team.

How to Apply: Email Resume and qualifications/references
Contact: Drew Hubbell
Email: drew@hubbellandhubbell.com
Website: www.hubbellandhubbell.com

Posted: 12/11/2017

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Job Captain / Project Leader in Carlsbad

Ruhnau Clarke Architects is currently in a growth mode and we are looking for employees who are driven and love a challenge.  We currently have a position available in our Carlsbad office for a Job Captain/Project Leader. We are architects specializing in K-12, higher educational facilities, public use projects and medical facilities.  Ruhnau Clarke Architects offers excellent benefits and compensation commensurate with experience.

A Job Captain/Project Leader is responsible for managing small projects in all phases.  Assist in architectural problem solving.  Assist Project Manager in preparing budget and schedules, and in monitoring adherence to work plan.  Interact with consultants and agencies.  Ability to work with a team on larger projects.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements:

Education:  Architectural degree from an accredited university or equivalent demonstrated proficiency.

Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in production and coordination of documents in all phases of architectural practice desired.
  • Minimum of two (2) years Revit experience, prefer 2014 version.
  • DSA experience a plus.
  • Listen and communicate effectively and professionally.
  • Asks questions about assignments when unclear.
  • Coordinate projects with team members and consultants for conflicts and discrepancies.
  • Ability to apprise supervisor for status of work.
  • Ability to professionally communicate both verbally and in writing to give assignments to office support staff, consultants, and vendors.
  • Ability to delegate assignments to support staff and always be respectful.
  • Be proficient with Ruhnau Clarke Architects’ documentation and office practice systems.
  • Ability to correspond effectively with consultants for cad files and minor directives.
  • Attend professional activities outside of office.
  • Always be professional and respectful in interactions with clients and consultants.
  • Assist in preparation for interviews and proposals.
  • Demonstrate motivation in seeking new responsibilities and challenges.
  • Set goals, prioritize, and plan work activities for self-management and use time efficiently.
  • Estimate hours for assigned tasks and finish tasks within agreed-upon budget hours for the task.
  • Participate in office design charrettes.
  • Support design team and ensure that the design intent is followed through all phases.
  • Proficient in the documentation of project design in CAD such as three-dimensional modeling, product, or material research.
  • Demonstrate CAD competency in advance commands of editing requirements, drawings set up for any type of project, management and use of all CAD files and resolution of any related CAD issues on Ruhnau Clarke Architects’ CAD platform, prefer 2014 version.
  • Possess knowledge of drawing setup, layers, plotting/publishing, dimensions, families, attributes, purge/audit/recover, and back up files and view templates.
  • Understand technical terminology of the architectural and construction industry.
  • Prepare complex plans, elevations, and details under guidance of supervisor.
  • SketchUp desirable but not required.
  • OSHPD experience preferred but not required.

How to Apply: email resume with work samples including construction documents
Contact: Karen Holloway
Email: kholloway@ruhnauclarke.com
Website: ruhnauclarke.com

Posted: 12/11/2017

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Project Manager in Carlsbad

Ruhnau Clarke Architects is currently in a growth mode and we are looking for employees who are driven and love a challenge.  We currently have a   position available in our Carlsbad office for a Project Manager. We are architects specializing in K-12 and higher educational facilities, public use projects, medical facilities and retail projects.  Ruhnau Clarke Architects offers excellent benefits and compensation commensurate with experience.

A Project Manager for Ruhnau Clarke Architects is a key position in the firm and is considered a critical position in managing all phases of a project from schematic design through construction and project closeout.  As the primary day to day contact to the client and governing agencies, a Project Manager has the primary responsibility for assisting in the development and monitoring of the project scope budget, project schedule, and planning of a project as well as lead the design team in the development of the design documents (drawings and specifications) on a given project. Project Managers are to be critical observers in assessing and coordinating with the Principal in Charge any potential changes in project scope, service, and/or potential project risks.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education:  Architectural degree from an accredited university or equivalent demonstrated proficiency.
  • Experience:  Minimum of 7 years’ experience in production and coordination of design documents in all phases of an architectural project; minimum 5-8 years coordinating with state, county, and local governing agencies that have oversight on a project; Architectural License strongly recommended.
  • Software: Microsoft Office Suite Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.) or demonstrated equivalent and proficiency; AutoCAD & Revit production software.

Expectations:
The following are the minimum expectations that Ruhnau Clarke Architects require of their Project Managers in the firm:

General:

  • Establish productive working relationships, and listen, communicate, deal effectively and cooperatively with clients, team members, consultants, and government agencies.
  • Asks questions to Principal in Charge about assignments when unclear.
  • Coordinate with team members and consultants to resolve conflicts and discrepancies during the course of a project.
  • Ability to apprise supervisor and client for status of work.
  • Display willingness to make decisions; exhibit sound and accurate judgment; support and explain reasoning for decisions; include appropriate people in decision-making process to make timely decisions.
  • Resolve issues related to team members and consultants.
  • Collaborate with appropriate staff to meet goals and objectives of project.
  • Coach, mentor, and provide performance-enhancing feedback of assigned team members.
  • Ability to professionally communicate and delegate respectfully both verbally and in writing to give assignments to office support staff, consultants, and vendors.
  • Support senior project manager and/or Principal in supervision and delegation of work.
  • Be primary source for monitoring employee performance on a daily basis and take appropriate action to report both positive and areas of improvement performance.
  • Coordinate with Principal to assist and/or prepare staff evaluations and meet with their personnel (as requested) to discuss the evaluation.
  • Supervise and manage up to six team members for all phases of projects.
  • Be proficient with all Ruhnau Clarke Architects’ documentation and office practice systems; provide impute on ways to improve communication processes and practices.
  • Write meeting minutes, AFO’s, change orders, RFI responses, and professional correspondence for self-managed projects.
  • Ability to develop, monitors, and adjust project schedules.
  • Ability to correspond and document effectively with agencies, consultants, and clients.
  • Assist in review of scope of work and agreements with consultant are in alignment with project objectives.
  • Write RFP’S and negotiate contracts and fees with clients and consultants as directed and supervised by the Principal in Charge.
  • Ability to write and edit specifications.

Business Development:

  • Always be professional and respectful in interactions with clients, consultants, staff, and firm leadership.
  • Have complete knowledge and is a living example on how to maximize the use of Ruhnau Clarke Architects procedures, standards, and protocols.
  • Have a support role in marketing for new work, interviews and writing marketing proposals as directed by a Principal or other firm leader.
  • Maintain primary contact with client and have excellent follow-through with client to help get repeat work.
  • Participate in project marketing interviews as requested.

Management:

  • Demonstrate motivation in seeking new responsibilities and challenges.
  • Set goals, prioritize, and plan work activities for self-management and use time efficiently.
  • Estimate project schedule and project phase hours for assigned tasks and finish tasks within agreed upon budget hours for said task(s).
  • Manage projects, budgets, schedules, staffing, and coordinate billing as requested.
  • Collaborate with design and production staff, construction administrator, and consultants.
  • Work to keep projects within designed work plans; contribute to firm profits and revenues, and use resources effectively.
  • Understand contractual liabilities as they relate to projects including fee calculations,
  • Assist in the preparation of plans of action with their supervisor for resolving project related problems.
  • Ensure that project conforms to contractual agreement with client, meeting all set budgets, goals, and work assignments for their project team that clearly defines project expectations.
  • Have a complete understand and be proficient with all Ruhnau Clarke Architects’ office & project practices; provide impute on ways to improve processes and practices.
  • Participate in project design charrettes.
  • Support design team and ensure Ruhnau Clarke Architects’ design philosophy is followed through all phases of the project.
  • Integrate design principles with project design team and maintain design integrity through all phases of the project.
  • Promote design quality and design collaboration.
  • Collaborate with project design team lead during the programming, planning, and feasibility analysis phase of the project as requested.
  • Coordinate with government agencies, utility companies, and resolve plan check and approval issues with all governing agencies that have jurisdictional authority over the project.
  • Review documents to ensure the clients’ and Ruhnau Clarke Architects’ minimum standard of quality, coordination, and compliance with the requirements of deliverables in all phases of a project.
  • Guide and direct project team and consultants for appropriate materials and systems.
  • Review documents for code compliance in all phases and issue code interpretations.
  • Review cost estimates and conduct value analysis.
  • Review and approve changes in collaboration with the project design team and client.
  • Supervise and resolve issues in preparation of construction documents.
  • Demonstrate capabilities to support Construction Manager during the Construction Administration phase of the project.
  • Responsible for the coordination and completeness of the construction drawings and specifications.

How to Apply: email resume with work samples including construction documents
Contact: Karen Holloway
Email: kholloway@ruhnauclarke.com
Website: ruhnauclarke.com

Posted: 12/11/2017

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Architect/Intern Architect

McFarlane Architects (MA) is a full-service architectural, planning, and interior design firm located in the University City area of San Diego; which specializes in corporate, commercial, and industrial projects for the largest real estate developers, pharmaceutical, biotech, and advanced technology companies in the country. This highly specialized niche is insulated from the downturns of the regional and national economies as our practice is based on the success of the science that our clients develop, which places MA on the forefront of tomorrow’s cures, treatments, and technologies.

MA’s success has been built by a team of passionate, dedicated individuals that are committed to design excellence and providing superior customer service. MA’s portfolio includes architectural design, master planning, and interior design. MA’s expertise, experience, and industry knowledge have positioned it as a leader in the San Diego and San Francisco regions.

MA values individuals with passion, creativity, and technical expertise. We encourage team members to take initiative in our collaborative and synergistic studio environment. We promote professional development through bi-weekly training sessions and advancement opportunities.

MA is seeking to hire self-motivated individuals for involvement in all phases of design. Candidates must have a passion for design, advanced graphic and computer skills, strong communication and organizational skills and enjoy working in a team-oriented studio environment.

MA offers benefits and compensation that are above industry standards including 10 paid holidays a year, health insurance, dental insurance, paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, and company matched Simple IRA Plan.

Responsibilities and duties may include:

  • Assist with the translation of program requirements into creative design solutions;
  • Coordinate efforts in the preparation Construction Documents and specifications;
  • Coordinate architectural designs with engineering consultants;
  • Resolution of complex design issues, and intricate technical problems;
  • Assist with the translation of program requirements into a creative design solutions;
  • Produce design presentations for clients;
  • Research and selection of products and materials;
  • Make submittals to regulatory agencies and the processing thereof;
  • Coordination of Construction Administration responsibilities;

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Architecture Degree from an accredited school;
  • 3-10 years of experience;
  • Strong creative design skills, graphic presentation skills, capacity for conceptual design thinking;
  • Ability to develop design solutions for complex design problems;
  • Knowledge of engineering disciplines;
  • Proficiency in Sketch-Up, or other 3-D rendering programs, desirable;
  • Proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD 2017;
  • Strong organizational, communication, documentation, and management skills;
  • Ability to work independently, follow directions, work with a team, complete tasks correctly, accurately, and meet deadlines.

How to Apply: For consideration, Email resume and portfolio to sac@mcfarlanearchitects.com; No calls or drop-ins.
Contact: Sarah Carrow
Email: sac@mcfarlanearchitects.com

Posted: 12/6/2017

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Project Manager

We are search for an Architect or someone involved in the NCARB – AIT process, knowledgeable in the use of AutoCAD, Revit & Office.  Use of “Sketchup” will be a plus – computer familiarity a must.  College degree from accredited Design University or Technical School will also be considered.  Looking for person to be able to be productive immediately who is familiar with design and project delivery process.  Experience with DSA will be important but not a requirement and ability to produce construction documentation in a competent manner (plans and specifications) will be essential to success.

Candidate will be ready to step into a professional environment where contact with clients and coordination with consultants will be required.  Professional look and dress is required.

If you have experience around swimming pools and are familiar with aquatics – also a plus (see web site)

How to Apply: e-mail resume
Contact: Ken Moeller
Email: kenmoeller@archpac.com
Website: www.archpac.com

Posted: 12/1/2017

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Architectural Intern – Sacramento, CA

The intern’s duties will include accurately preparing project construction documents; communicating with and coordinating the preparation of documents with consultants, contractors, team members; reviewing shop drawings, project submittals, etc. for document compliance; documenting code review and compliance; communicating and coordinating with management, clients, consultants and contractors related to daily business operations.

Candidates must have excellent graphic, written and verbal communication skills and possess a strong desire to excel and advance in a fast paced, challenging and client focused environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth and career advancement within an award winning architectural firm.   We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

Requirements

  • Must have an Architectural degree
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience preferred.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in using Revit Architecture.
  • Ability to use ACAD, Photoshop, SketchUp or other 3D Modeling, Animation, Rendering computer graphics programs a plus.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, juggle and prioritize multiple projects and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with senior management, external client organizations and vendors

Resumes may be submitted to sacramento.careers@pbk.com

Posted: 12/1/2017

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Project Leader – Sacramento, CA

The Project Leader’s duties will include accurately preparing project construction documents; communicating with and coordinating the preparation of documents with consultants, contractors, team members; reviewing shop drawings, project submittals, etc. for document compliance; documenting code review and compliance; communicating and coordinating with management, clients, consultants and contractors related to daily business operations; supervising various aspects of assigned projects.

Requirements

  • 4-8 years of experience
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in using Revit Architecture.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, juggle and prioritize multiple projects and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with senior management, external client organizations and vendors.
  • Must be quality minded and self-motivated.

Resumes may be submitted to sacramento.careers@pbk.com

Posted: 12/1/2017

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Project Architect – Sacramento, CA

The architect’s duties will include accurately preparing project construction documents; communicating with and coordinating the preparation of documents with consultants, contractors, team members; reviewing shop drawings, project submittals, etc. for document compliance; documenting code review and compliance; communicating and coordinating with management, clients, consultants and contractors related to daily business operations; supervising various aspects of assigned projects.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years experience
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in using Revit Architecture.
  • Must be a licensed Architect.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, juggle and prioritize multiple projects and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with senior management, external client organizations and vendors.
  • Must be quality minded and self motivated.

Resumes may be submitted to sacramento.careers@pbk.com

How to Apply: sacramento.careers@pbk.com
Email: sacramento.careers@pbk.com

Posted: 12/1/2017

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Architectural Intern – Ontario, CA

The intern’s duties will include accurately preparing project construction documents; communicating with and coordinating the preparation of documents with consultants, contractors, team members; reviewing shop drawings, project submittals, etc. for document compliance; documenting code review and compliance; communicating and coordinating with management, clients, consultants and contractors related to daily business operations.

Candidates must have excellent graphic, written and verbal communication skills and possess a strong desire to excel and advance in a fast paced, challenging and client focused environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth and career advancement within an award winning architectural firm.   We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

Requirements

  • Must have an Architectural degree
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience preferred.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in using Revit Architecture.
  • Ability to use ACAD, Photoshop, SketchUp or other 3D Modeling, Animation, Rendering computer graphics programs a plus.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, juggle and prioritize multiple projects and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with senior management, external client organizations and vendors

Resumes may be submitted to ontario.careers@pbk.com

How to Apply: ontario.careers@pbk.com
Email: ontario.careers@pbk.com

Posted: 12/1/2017

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Project Leader – Ontario, CA

The Project Leader’s duties will include accurately preparing project construction documents; communicating with and coordinating the preparation of documents with consultants, contractors, team members; reviewing shop drawings, project submittals, etc. for document compliance; documenting code review and compliance; communicating and coordinating with management, clients, consultants and contractors related to daily business operations; supervising various aspects of assigned projects.

Requirements

  • 4-8 years of experience
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in using Revit Architecture.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, juggle and prioritize multiple projects and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with senior management, external client organizations and vendors.
  • Must be quality minded and self-motivated.

How to Apply: ontario.careers@pbk.com
Email: ontario.careers@pbk.com

Posted: 12/1/2017

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Project Architect – Ontario, CA

The architect’s duties will include accurately preparing project construction documents; communicating with and coordinating the preparation of documents with consultants, contractors, team members; reviewing shop drawings, project submittals, etc. for document compliance; documenting code review and compliance; communicating and coordinating with management, clients, consultants and contractors related to daily business operations; supervising various aspects of assigned projects.

This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth and career advancement within an award winning architectural firm.   We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package.  An aggressive, client oriented personalities with a knack for creative problem solving will succeed in this position.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in using Revit Architecture.
  • Must be a licensed Architect.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, juggle and prioritize multiple projects and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with senior management, external client organizations and vendors.
  • Must be quality minded and self-motivated

How to Apply: ontario.careers@pbk.com
Email: ontario.careers@pbk.com

Posted: 12/1/2017

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Architectural Studio Production Manager

GBA is an architectural design firm based in Costa Mesa, CA that specializes in public school facilities.  We are currently seeking a Studio Production Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of our architectural staff to assure project budgets and deadlines are met, provide quality control over CD’s and maintain a high standard of excellence for every project that leaves the office. We are looking for someone with proven leadership ability who can effectively manage both projects and personnel.  The right candidate will be compensated generously.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Minimum 15 years architectural experience. Licensed Architect preferred
  • At least 7 years of educational project experience (DSA)
  • Team leadership/management experience
  • B.A. or M.A. in Architecture

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Report directly to firm principals.  Provide updates on project status and operational details, along with recommendations on how to more effectively  achieve company goals.
  • Oversee the overall production of architectural and administrative staff (currently 18 employees)
  • Provide QA/QC of project documentation
  • Balance the assignment of staff to project workload to assure budgets and schedules are attained in an orderly manner.

How to Apply: Please send C.V. along with list of professional references to hr@gbarchitects.net
Contact: Scott Sandin
Email: hr@gbarchitects.net
Website: www.gbarchitects.net

Posted: 11/28/2017

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Project Manager

Project Manager 5 years experience.

Qualifications:

Architectural Project Manager –  5 years minimum experience in architecture, with emphasis on military, schools, municipal and commercial projects. Must be able to effectively communicate with clients, coordinate with sub-consultants and help ensure that each project is completed on time and on budget. Must be able to check your own work to ensure that all details are properly referenced. This position requires heavy construction document drafting and research, code review, field measurements and job walks.  The successful candidate must able to handle multiple projects and critical deadlines, and must have the minimum qualification in order to be considered.

Job Requirements include minimum 5 years Architectural production experience in AutoCAD and working knowledge of the California Building Code.   3D/BIM/Revit experience desired.  Due to the nature of this position, you will need to submit to a DOD and DOJ Background check and drug testing for our military and schools jobs. Must also possess a valid CA driver’s license. This position is well-suited for a career-oriented individual on a license track who is eager to advance over time, through hard work and dedication to the firm, in a long-term working relationship.  No whiners or part-timers please – we work hard and expect that of all employees and management.

Our firm is currently working on Educational, Military, municipal and residential projects. Architectural Degree Required. Salary based on experience; please submit salary history with references, and desired salary range with resume submittal. Underqualified individuals need not apply. Email cover letter and resume to Grace Ehm at gracem@ehmarch.com.  No Telephone Calls Please.

How to Apply: email only
Contact: Grace Ehm
Email: gracem@ehmarch.com
Website: www.ehmarch.com

Posted: 11/28/2017

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