<![CDATA[Tegrastaff: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.TEGRASTAFF.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[OAR II]]> OAR II

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

Our client is seeking a senior construction project manager with educational facility  experience for a full-time OAR II opportunity in Los Angeles, CA. The OAR II manages, oversees and coordinates all facets of the pre-construction, bid and award, construction and close-out phase of all assigned projects.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Manages, oversees and coordinates all facets of the pre-construction, bid and award  construction and closeout phase of all assigned projects.
• Reviews pre-construction documents and submits comments to the Designer as necessary.
• Plans, organizes and prepares reports to upper management with respect to the status and/or progress of the projects.
• Coordinates with all pertinent public agencies during pre-construction and construction to comply with all off-site work; coordinates with various client and project staff.
• Manages both the project budget and schedule to meet the Client s qualitative standards; monitors the project budget monthly and ensures that the budget accurately reflects the project status/progress.
• Manages daily activities of the contractor, reviews contractors construction schedules and submittals; coordinates responses to the contractors inquiries through Requests for Clarifications (RFC) and other related documents.
• Reviews substitution submittals from contractors to ensure compliance with specification and/or district requirements.
• Receives, reviews, and negotiates contractor change order proposal(s) to achieve a fair and reasonable price according to the general conditions; reviews and addresses any and all schedule impacts according to the project specifications in a timely manner.
• Reviews the process and monitors payments for the contractor, architects, engineers and any other pertinent parties.
• Administers provisions of Professional Service Agreements between architects and the Client.
• Coordinates client delivery of related fixtures, furniture and equipment.
• Monitors and manages project closeout with respect to project certification with the Division of State Architects (DSA) and project financial closeout.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

Required Experience & Education
• Ten to Fifteen (10 - 15) years of full-time paid professional experience in project/construction management of commercial and/or public/educational facility construction with full responsibility for coordinating complex projects with construction values more than $30M-$50M (not cumulative)
• Five (5) years of experience in managing projects for an educational institution or public agency
• B.S. or M.S. degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management from a recognized college or university
• Possession of a valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential may be substituted for the required education

Preferred Experience & Education
• Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)
• Experience with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and/or the Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS)
• Experience in formal construction partnering
• Experience with Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes
• A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
• A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI)
• Safety and OSHA Safety Regulations (OSHA 30 minimum)

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following:
• Company-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees
• 401K retirement plan with company matching contribution
• Paid holidays
• Paid time off
• Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) benefits
• Company-paid long-term (LTD) insurance
• Annual tuition assistance allowance for employees
• Employee Assistance Program
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Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Intermediate Architects: K-12 / DSA a +]]> Small, growing San Francisco  architecture practice  is currently seeking a  motivated, design-oriented candidates with  3 to  10 years of  professional experience, Drafter and Job Captain levels,  in an architectural office.  The successful candidate will have prior k-12 schools experience (K12 is now  a +),  and is proficient with producing  construction documents for K-12 Schools educational building projects.   

Other requirements: 
  • Strong proficiency in AutoCAD.  Sketchup and/or other 3d modeling  experience is  preferred
  • Professional degree in architecture 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
  • Knowledge of California Building Codes and ADA Accessibility Codes.
  • Experience in preparing planning and building permit submissions.
  • Knowledge of DSA process a +  
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Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Architect/Job Captain, Residential]]> Our client, an established boutique architecture firm in San Francisco,  is offering competitive compensation and benefits for a talented job captain/designer to join their  small, SOMA based studio.  This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on design experience working collaboratively with  the design principal.  
 
The firm has consistently produced award-winning architecture  while providing a high level of client service.  The firm' s  projects are mostly residential, ranging from additions and remodels to new construction.  A majority of the work is modernist, but at times will include traditional projects  with the mindset that good design is not exclusive to any one style.  The team is professional, friendly and motivated. Their  projects  scope and budgets  vary from from modest to robust.

Requirements:

Candidate should have experience with residential design and permitting, as well as the ability to represent the firm in a clear and concise manner with our clients.  Technical skills and the ability to produce presentation quality graphics are essential.

The successful candidate for this position will assist the Principal Architect on multiple projects in various stages of completion. As new projects come into the office, he or she will assist the Principal Architect with design and assume responsibility for the development of working drawings and permit processing under his direction.

We hire articulate, professional, well-rounded applicants who exhibit a can-do attitude and display a high aptitude for design. 

Responsibilities:
  • Interacting with clients, staff and consultants to successfully design and execute projects
  • Produce presentation, permit and construction drawings, including details in AutoCAD
  • Produce 3D models and renderings using SketchUp and the Adobe Creative Suite
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Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[SENIOR INTERIOR DESIGNER / INTERIOR ARCHITECT]]> Our client is an award winning, mid-sized architectural firm in Palo Alto, has an immediate opening for an experienced Senior  Interior Designer / Interior Architect.  The firm has a diverse portfolio, including corporate offices and labs, educational facilities, and performance venues.

The successful Senior Interior Designer applicant must possess the following skills:

Responsibilities & Skills:
  • Minimum 5-7 years experience with an architectural or interior architecture degree from an accredited University.
  • Strong graphic, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to design and manage all aspects of projects, including code review, design, programming, specification and construction documents.
  • Proficiency with design and procurement of interior specification grade finishes, systems furniture, and lighting.
  • Strong design and detailing skills and wide knowledge of interior finishes.
  • Proficiency with computers and the ability to work with VectorsWorks on a Mac-based platform and Revit.
  • Ability to organize projects and manage the work of others.
  • Project types include corporate offices and labs, educational facilities, and performance venues.
  • Ability to work well with others and contribute to a positive and effective team environment.
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Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Interior Designer]]> Our client is an award winning, mid-sized architectural firm in Palo Alto, has an immediate opening for an experienced Interior Designer.  The firm has a diverse portfolio, including corporate offices and labs, educational facilities, and performance venues.

The successful Interior Designer applicant must possess the following skills:

Responsibilities & Skills:
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience with an architectural or interior architecture degree from an accredited University.
  • Strong graphic, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in all aspects of projects, including code review, design, programming, specification and construction documents.
  • Proficiency with design and procurement of interior specification grade finishes, systems furniture, and lighting.
  • Strong design and detailing skills and wide knowledge of interior finishes.
  • Proficiency with computers and the ability to work with VectorsWorks on a Mac-based platform and Revit.
  • Ability to organize projects and manage the work of others.
  • Project types include corporate offices and labs, educational facilities, and performance venues.
  • Ability to work well with others and contribute to a positive and effective team environment.
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Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[HVAC Designer, Strong Revit]]> Our client, a global  A/E firm in San Francisco, has an immediate need on their  mechanical engineering team for a 4-8 year HVAC designer to work on a large corrections project. This person does not have to be licensed.

Revit is required - due to the upcoming deadline we are working towards we want someone who can jump in and contribute quickly. Candidates will be revit-tested as part of the interview process. 
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Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Civil Engineer/Designer, 2-5 yrs exp]]> Our client is a growing mid-sized Civil Engineering firm headquartered in North San Diego County and has been in business for over 25 years. The firm focuses on land development and land planning of commercial, residential and mixed use projects throughout San Diego County. They offer a dynamic, team oriented environment where they strive to provide the highest level of service for clients that include private land owners, developers, public agencies and schools.

The company is seeking a  Civil Engineer/Designer with 2-5 years of experience in private land development, preferably in the Southern California Region. The position will be based in either their San Juan Capistrano office or the  Solana Beach office.

Candidate will be required to work on teams under the direction of a project manager and will assist with plan design, plan preparation and select project reports and studies.

Minimum qualifications for the position include:
• A BS degree in Engineering (Civil or Environmental) from a four year college or university
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Multiple years experience with CAD software
• MUST Posses 1+ years of relevant work experience in PRIVATE land development projects
• A PE or EIT license (or the ability to obtain license)

The company  offers an excellent benefits package including competitive base salary, performance bonuses, 100% employer paid health insurance, paid vacation and holidays, employer paid profit sharing retirement account and 401(k) retirement accounts, as well as a formal plan for employee ownership opportunities.
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Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Job Captain]]> Our client is a 19-year-old architecture, landscape architecture, and planning design firm specializing in commercial, retail, office, and industrial design and construction projects. Their office  is in central Lafayette and is conveniently located within a short walking distance to BART.

The company  is growing and seeking a Job Captain. The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter that can take direction from a Project Manager to assist with projects in a collaborative environment; provide the design and development of projects through all phases of the architecture practice; ability to work on multiple projects concurrently; developed problem solving skills and ability to generate creative design solutions

Required Skills:

•          Proficient in AutoCAD and with strong drafting skills and knowledge of file structures;

•          Strong graphic presentation skills such as Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator;

•          Strong 3D modeling skills, such as Sketch Up, Rhino, Revit or equivalent

•          Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects

•          Ability to work within a team environment and coordinate with the design team, clients, consultants, and contractors

•          Strong design sense

•          Good communication skills both written and verbal

•          Good time management, organizational and problem solving skills

•            3 to 5 years of experience in the practice of architecture

•            Possess basic hand and strong CAD drafting skills

•            Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, and Power Point

•            Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Google Sketch up, software
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Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager for Hospitality Projects]]> Our client, highly acclaimed  mid-size architecture firm in San Francisco,  is seeking a talented and motivated Project Manager to join their office working on  hospitality, resort and recreation projects in world-class settings. We believe that project management is not all about numbers; it is about creating strong relationships with the clients, consultants and team members to deliver successful projects. Service that builds relationships.

Responsibilities:
  • You would be part of a collaborative team, leading the overall day-to-day management of projects (including client relations) ranging from $5-$100 million;
  • You would support the team’ s Project Architect(s) throughout different phases of development from programming through construction;
  • Participate in firm business development and interviews;
  • Staff mentoring; and
  • Keeping projects on track with regards to budget and schedule objectives.

Qualifications and Skills Required:
  • Minimum of 8 – 10 years of professional working experience with demonstrable Project Management experience
  • Hospitality, resort and mixed-use experience
  • A bachelors or masters of architecture is required
  • Licensed architect
  • Excellent verbal, written and graphic communications skills with teams, clients, and consultants
  • Exceptional management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of type I through V construction
  • REVIT skills a plus
  • LEED accreditation a plus

Our people are the key to our success. Along with supporting our staff in the development of their architectural careers through sponsoring licensure and continuing education, we support a work / life balance. Fully covered health benefits for our employees. PTO, Paid Holidays, Bike Parking, 401(k), FSA, ST and LTD, Life and ADD.
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Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Job Captain: Commercial Interiors/T.I.,]]> Large architecture and interior design firm with offices throughout the US is currently  seeking a Job Captain  to work in their Pleasanton, CA  office. The Job Captain will participate as a member of the project team in all aspects of preparing complete and comprehensive architectural construction drawings and specifications and coordinate the documents with project consultants and contractors.

Responsibilities:
  • Participate in the design phase activities by providing expertise in detail development
  • Participate in all construction phase activities
  • Conduct existing conditions surveys and prepare architectural base plans, sections, elevations and details as appropriate to document relevant conditions
  • Review applicable building and accessibility codes to create proposed layouts that are code compliant. Review proposed Test Fit Plans (proposed layouts) to confirm if there are any code issues.
  • Work with corporate standards and prepare project manuals.
  • Assist the design team by researching products and systems that accomplish the design intent
  • Prepare construction documents including, but not limited to: demolition plans; partition plans; reflected ceiling plans; telephone/electric/data plans; finish plans; large scale details plans; sections and elevations; detail drawings for millwork and cabinetry; schedules for doors, frames, hardware, architectural finishes and partition types; and construction specifications for all material, finish and product selections
  • Prepare bidding documents, general conditions and supplemental conditions that are part of the contract documents
  • Review and process all RFI’ s and shop drawing/sample submissions and consult with the Studio Manager, Project Manager, and Project Designer, as appropriate, to ensure that the design intent is being maintained
  • Participate in the punch list process

Qualifications:
  • Associates’ degree in Architectural Drafting or related field
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience working on corporate/commercial interiors projects
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of architectural design, building codes construction and costs
  • Proven ability to identify and solve problems and resolve conflicts
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and effectively balance work load
  • Proficiency in Revit required. AutoCAD skills also highly desired
  • Familiarity with Photoshop, rendering software.   

We offer competitive wages based on skills and experience, excellent benefits package including; Paid Time Off, medical, dental, 401K, pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts, and more. 
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Thu, 10 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Architectural Revit Drafter]]> Our client is a full-service architectural and engineering firm whose Roseville office is in need of an Architectural Revit Drafter.  This firm specializes in a variety of projects including education, industrial, government, commercial and medical. 

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in developing Architectural drawings. The Drafter will work on a wide variety of projects in market sectors such as Education, Health Care, Advanced Tech, Government, and Commercial. In this position you will be responsible for providing CAD and Revit support to the Architects and Job Captains.

Typical tasks include:

Completing  architectural assignments such as:
  • Picking up redlines
  • Small design tasks as a part of a larger design
  • Creating sheet layouts
  • Performing quality assurance on drawings
  • Coordinate with other disciplines

Job Requirements include:
  • Strong technical skills using AutoCAD and Revit are required
  • Ability to create complete drawing sets
  • Organization and the ability to multi-task
  • Works well in a fast pace work environment and can meet fast deadline
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Thu, 10 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Licensed Project Architect: Education]]> Our client, a large multi-office architecture and engineering firm, is seeking a Project Architect  with Revit knowledge  to join the Education project team.   

Responsibilities:

  • Works in a team environment and collaborates with others.

  • Is prepared and able to participate in all phases of the design process.

  • May direct and produce accurate work as a part of a coordinated project team and may mentor less experienced staff.

  • Develops solutions for complex design problems, including code compliance and agency interface.

  • Provides technical oversight and coordination of project activities with clients, consultants, contractors, and staff.

  • Coordinates specifications and drawings including consultant coordination, and is capable of making independent decisions for projects and project teams.

  • Participate in Construction administration for projects and works with project leaders on issues affecting budget, construction costs, schedule, and legal/liability related issues for the Firm.

  • May assists project leaders in preparation of project management plans

  • Understands time management and utilizes project management tools.

  • Develops presentation materials to support project team’ s design and marketing efforts.

  • Learns, applies and directs project team consistent with office standards for design, quality control, and production.

  • Coordinates QA/QC processes and implements QA/QC recommendations.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor' s degree in Architecture.

  • 7 years architectural design experience.

  • California architectural license.

  • California design experience with Education projects required.

  • Experience with Revit and other design presentation software preferred.

  • LEED accreditation preferred.
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Thu, 10 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Landscape Designer]]> Our client is an established architecture, landscape architecture, and planning design firm specializing in commercial, retail, office, and industrial design and construction projects.  Their  office is in central Lafayette and is conveniently located within a short walking distance to BART.

The company is growing and seeking a Licensed Landscape Architect.  The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter that can take direction from a project manager to assist with projects in a collaborative environment; provide the design and development of projects through all phases of the landscape architecture practice; ability to work on multiple projects concurrently; highly developed problem solving skills to provide creative design solutions; and the proven ability to supervise and mentor junior staff.

 

Key Success Factors:

Leadership
  • Thorough knowledge of plant materials, landscape materials and furnishings, and building permit review and approval process;
  • Skilled in providing creative design concepts and project solutions;
  • Develop proven design detailing and preparation of construction documents;
  • Direct junior staff and provide mentoring and professional development;
  •   Assist with the resolution of design coordination during construction document preparation and administration phases;
  • Incorporate LEED and sustainable design practices into projects;
  • Assist design team to ensure project schedule and budget;
  • Insure that all phases of project development conform to the quality control and standards of the firm.

 Client Interface
  • Communicate with client representatives and local building departments;
  • Provide progress reviews and updates to schedule in tracking project delivery;
  • Assist with client presentations.

Business Development
  • Support and contribute to the marketing and business development efforts for the firm.

Teamwork
  • Provide technical support and project communications to all team members;  
  • Attend on-site visits and client meetings;
  • Participate in team meetings;
  • Mentor junior staff in developing solutions to technical and design detail and following established standards.
  • Participates in project reviews regarding budgets and adherence to schedule.
  • Responsible for tracking electronic project data and files.

Required Skills
  • 7 to 10 years of experience in the practice of landscape architecture;
  • Licensed Landscape Architect in the State of California a plus;
  • Possess basic hand and CAD drafting skills;
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, and Power Point;
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Google Sketchup, software;
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Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Transit Architect]]> Our client is an award winning, multi-disciplinary architectural design firm headquartered in downtown Los Angeles.  We are seeking a Senior Transit Architect to design, review and ensure criteria/code compliance for large-scale transit projects. Additional responsibilities include:

Participate in QC/QA process for project submittals.

Interact and coordinate with other design disciplines to complete design tasks.

Develop technical and construction details.

Direct CADD/REVIT Staff to produce drawings/models.

Coordinate with structural engineer in design of pedestrian bridges.

 

Job Requirements:

25+ architectural experience, 20+ years of architectural design on transit projects.

Expert knowledge of Metro Rail Design Criteria, Standard Drawings and details.

Expert in Local and National Codes. 

Must have 10+ years of experience with Metro rail transit projects, including the  preparation of construction documents for stations and portals.

Must have detailed knowledge of Metro QC/QA procedures.

Working knowledge of REVIT.

Must be a self-motivated individual with good communication skills and be able to multitask.

Ideally, a California Licensed Architect, but not required.
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Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Job Captain, Commercial Interiors]]> Large architecture and interior design firm with offices throughout the US is currently  seeking a Job Captain  to work in their San Jose, CA  office. The Job Captain will participate as a member of the project team in all aspects of preparing complete and comprehensive architectural construction drawings and specifications and coordinate the documents with project consultants and contractors.

Responsibilities:
  • Participate in the design phase activities by providing expertise in detail development
  • Participate in all construction phase activities
  • Conduct existing conditions surveys and prepare architectural base plans, sections, elevations and details as appropriate to document relevant conditions
  • Review applicable building and accessibility codes to create proposed layouts that are code compliant. Review proposed Test Fit Plans (proposed layouts) to confirm if there are any code issues.
  • Work with corporate standards and prepare project manuals.
  • Assist the design team by researching products and systems that accomplish the design intent
  • Prepare construction documents including, but not limited to: demolition plans; partition plans; reflected ceiling plans; telephone/electric/data plans; finish plans; large scale details plans; sections and elevations; detail drawings for millwork and cabinetry; schedules for doors, frames, hardware, architectural finishes and partition types; and construction specifications for all material, finish and product selections
  • Prepare bidding documents, general conditions and supplemental conditions that are part of the contract documents
  • Review and process all RFI’ s and shop drawing/sample submissions and consult with the Studio Manager, Project Manager, and Project Designer, as appropriate, to ensure that the design intent is being maintained
  • Participate in the punch list process

Qualifications:
  • Associates’ degree in Architectural Drafting or related field
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience working on corporate/commercial interiors projects
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of architectural design, building codes construction and costs
  • Proven ability to identify and solve problems and resolve conflicts
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and effectively balance work load
  • Proficiency in Revit required. AutoCAD skills also highly desired
  • Familiarity with Photoshop, rendering software.   

We offer competitive wages based on skills and experience, excellent benefits package including; Paid Time Off, medical, dental, 401K, pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts, and more. 
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Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[PROJECT MANAGER - HOSPITALITY]]> PROJECT MANAGER - HOSPITALITY

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
10+ years

Our client, a 35-person firm with offices in San Francisco and New York,  is looking for a professional, thoughtful and self-motivated individual with strong design, technical detailing and coordination skills who is able to assume the role of a Project Manager for hospitality  projects. The successful candidate will be a strong team player with strengths in early, presentation work for projects and experience in construction document production. Excellent knowledge  of AutoCAD and Sketchup is a must. Knowledge of Revit,  3D Max and Adobe CS is preferred. 

This position is full time and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Benefits include: health and dental insurance, 401k and profit-sharing plans, and incentives to complete the A.R.E. and gain LEED certification.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Architecture degree from accredited college/university
  • 10+ years architectural office experience with a focus on hospitality projects such as restaurants, food retail and public markets.
  • Professional licensure and  LEED® certification, or demonstrated path toward completion
  • Excellent verbal and graphic communication skills
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Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[PROJECT MANAGER - RESIDENTIAL]]> Our client, a 35-person firm with offices in San Francisco and New York,  is looking for a professional, thoughtful and self-motivated individual with strong design, technical detailing and coordination skills who is able to assume the role of a Project Manager for single-family  residential projects. The successful candidate will be a strong team player with strengths in early  presentation work for projects and experience in construction document production. Excellent knowledge  of AutoCAD and Sketchup is a must. Knowledge of Revit,  3D Max and Adobe CS is preferred. 

This position is full time and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Benefits include: health and dental insurance, 401k and profit-sharing plans, and incentives to complete the A.R.E. and gain LEED certification.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Architecture degree from accredited college/university
  • 10+ years architectural office experience with a focus on single-family residential
  • Professional licensure and  LEED® certification, or demonstrated path toward completion
  • Excellent verbal and graphic communication skills
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Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Intermediate Architect]]> Small growing West LA architecture firm is seeking an intermediate architect who is  self-driven and able to work in a fast paced environment.  The intermediate architect will assist the project architect from conception through construction.  Projects include multifamily, custom residential and public school projects.  Experience with these building types is a plus but not required.  Minimum 3-5 years architectural experience with CD' s and design.  AutoCAD  proficiency is a must.
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Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Junior Job Captain/Architectural Drafter]]> Our client, a small growing West LA architecture firm, is seeking a Junior Job Captain who is  self-driven and able to work in a fast paced environment.  The initial project with be very high-end, custom residential architecture.  The firm also specializes in multi-family residential and public school projects.  This position requires 3-5 years architectural work experience, producing CD' s, AutoCAD  proficiency, excellent communication skills and a bachelor of architecture degree.

 
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Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Job Captain: AutoCAD, Government T.I. projects]]> Our client is an award winning, multi-disciplinary architectural design firm in downtown Los Angeles, specializing in government, civic and institutional projects, and is seeking a  Senior  Job Captain  with strong AutoCAD skills.

Job Description:

The Senior  Job Captain will work side by side with Project Manager/Architect to: 

Plan, coordinate and oversee the production of project construction documents. 
Produce construction documents utilizing AutoCAD. 
Ensure adherence of quality standards, timelines/deliverables and budget requirements. 
Implement and audit CAD standards for deliverables. 
Organize, maintain and disseminate project information.
Communicate and coordinate with consultants and clients. 
Lead and mentor junior & intermediate CAD team members.
Job Requirements:

Minimum 15 years construction document production experience in an architectural office environment, with range of project sizes. 
Excellent project management, supervisory and multi-tasking skills. 
Proficient in generating technical construction details. 
Knowledgeable of CBC and Federal ADA codes. 
Highly proficient with AutoCAD, MS Office Suite (Word/Excel/Project) and Adobe Acrobat.  Revit experience is a plus.
Adobe CS5 skills desired, but not mandatory.  Commercial office T.I., government T.I.,  or K-12 Schools/DSA experience desired.
Experience with government-type projects a plus.  The current projects are government T.I. 

Bachelor of Architecture degree or equivalent.
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Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Technical Project Architect]]> Our client is an award winning, multi-disciplinary architectural design firm headquartered in downtown Los Angeles.

We are seeking a Project Architect  to profitably manage a range of small to medium sized projects, and all project  phases: project development, client/team management, project scheduling, quality design  and construction document production, construction administration, and closeout.

Job Requirements:

Minimum, 12-15 years technical design, CD production, and CA experience with architectural and interiors projects in the governmental (i.e., County and GSA) or institutional areas (i.e. education). OSHPD experience a plus;

Proficient in project scoping, proposal development, negotiating and CA managing;

Project QA/QC;

Ability to develop criteria/code compliant and technically sound designs;

Strong sense of constructability, and proficient in developing exit analyses, technical details and specification manuals;

Demonstrate knowledge of local, state and Federal codes, including accessibility;

Flexible to direct CADD staff, as well as, perform CADD work as needed;

Proficient with AutoCAD 2016 and M/S Office, including MS Project;

Demonstrated project management, leadership and communication skills;
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Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Architectural Revit Tech: Temp to hire]]> Our client, a midsize San Francisco architecture firm specializing in institutional design, is seeking an intermediate level  Revit Technician for a variety of projects including commercial and healthcare work.  

The ideal candidate will have  at  least two  years of  Revit work experience producing CD' s, 4+ years architectural work experience, and  a bachelor of architecture degree.  This position will start as a  contract assignment with the intent to convert to a full-time employee.
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Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Job Captain: K12, Revit (Oakland)]]> Our client is a busy mid-size firm specializing in institutional architecture.  The company is seeking a Job Captain for with Revit and experience in education/K-12 projects. 

Responsibilities: Design and produce construction documents for  a variety of new and ongoing projects from planning through construction, both small and large projects. Additional skills required are coordination with consultants and  client interface.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Architecture degree
  • Minimum of 4 years experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience in  Revit 
  • Experience in k-12 / educational projects is  required.
  • Experience with DSA requirements and approval process. 
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Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager / K-12 projects]]> Established mid-size institutional architecture firm is currently seeking a senior project manager with 8+ years of k-12 schools experience.  This is a fulltime position with benefits.

Requirements include Revit proficiency, client management and team  supervision skills.  Excellent communication and client contact skills required.  Must hold a 4 year professional degree in architecture (B. Arch or M. Arch).  LEED certification preferred. 
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Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Job Captain: Work-place interiors]]> Our client,  a premier, award winning architectural firm in San Francisco, has an immediate opening for a Job Captain for work-place interiors projects.  Revit, Rhino and AutoCAD proficiency required.
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Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Junior Designer: Work-place Interiors]]> Our client,  a premier, award winning architectural firm in San Francisco, has an immediate opening for a Junior Designer for workplace interiors projects.  Revit, Rhino and AutoCAD proficiency is required.
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Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager/Architect: Healthcare]]> Our client, a large multi-office architecture firm, is seeking an Architectural Project Manager/Architect with Revit knowledge  to join the Healthcare  project team.   

Responsibilities:
  • Works in a team environment and collaborates with others.
  • Is prepared and able to participate in all phases of the design process.
  • May direct and produce accurate work as a part of a coordinated project team and may mentor less experienced staff.
  • Develops solutions for complex design problems, including code compliance and agency interface.
  • Provides technical oversight and coordination of project activities with clients, consultants, contractors, and staff.
  • Coordinates specifications and drawings including consultant coordination, and is capable of making independent decisions for projects and project teams.
  • Participate in Construction administration for projects and works with project leaders on issues affecting budget, construction costs, schedule, and legal/liability related issues for the Firm.
  • May assists project leaders in preparation of project management plans
  • Understands time management and utilizes project management tools.
  • Develops presentation materials to support project team’ s design and marketing efforts.
  • Learns, applies and directs project team consistent with office standards for design, quality control, and production.
  • Coordinates QA/QC processes and implements QA/QC recommendations.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Architecture.
  • 7  years architectural design experience.
  • California architectural license or licensure-track
  • Experience with California Healthcare projects.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Revit preferred. 
  • LEED accreditation preferred.

 
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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Licensed Project Architect: Civic]]> Licensed Project Architect:

Our client, a large multi-office architecture firm, is seeking a Licensed Project Architect to join the Civic team.  

The Civic team works on the following range of projects: county, city, utilities, and public safety projects as well as courthouses and correctional institutions. 

This licensed Architect must have 7+ years of architectural design experience, including experience with California Civic projects. This individual must have experience with Revit and have a thorough understanding of all phases of a project, from design to construction. Experience with Criminal Justice projects is a plus, but not required.

          Essential Functions:
  • Develops solutions for complex design problems, including code compliance and agency interface.
  • Responsible for technical oversight and coordination of project activities with clients, consultants, contractors, and staff.
  • Responsible for construction administration for complex projects, identifying for project leaders issues affecting project budget, construction costs, schedule, and legal/liability related issues for the firm.
  • Assists project leaders in preparation of project management plans.  Adheres to project management plans as determined by project leaders.
  • Capable of making independent judgments and decisions for projects and project teams.
  • Directs project teams for completion of tasks consistent with project management plans on large projects and may be responsible for leading small projects.
  • Directs project team consistent with office standards for design, quality control, and production.
  • Advises project leaders of potential client and consultant requested changes to scope of work; determines cause and effect to project budget and schedule on larger projects and may develop proposals with assistance of PIC and Studio Leader for small projects.
  • Responsible for coordination of specifications and drawings, including consultant coordination of complex projects.
  • Coordinates QA/QC processes and implements QA/QC recommendations.
  • Reviews and evaluates documents for accuracy and coordination for consultants and project teams.
  • Mentors/coaches less experienced staff.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Architecture.
  • 7+ years architectural design experience.
  • California architectural license.
  • Experience with California Civic projects.
  • Experience with Criminal Justice projects preferred.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Revit.
  • LEED accreditation preferred.

 
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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Interior Designer: AutoCAD, systems furniture experience]]> Our client is a leading facilities and furniture  management firm  Hayward with multiple offices in California.   There is  an immediate opening for an Interior Designer/Space Planner with 3+ years of interior design experience including systems furniture .  

Requirements:

3+ years of experience in interior design/space planning, with systems furniture.  Proficiency with AutoCAD is required.  Specification software experience is a plus (Project Matrix, Giza, or CAP).
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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Move Coordinator]]> Our client is a leading facilities and furniture  management firm  with multiple offices in California.   There is  an immediate opening for a  Move Coordinator.  The position is located in the San Francisco financial district, convenient to BART.

The role of the  Move Coordinator is to assist the Furniture and Move Management Department with the planning and implementation of relocations, logistic moves, furniture reconfigurations, and IT systems.   Maintaining as-built files and other documentation, furniture documentation, and move documents.

Must have a minimum of  3 years’ experience preferably in a  furniture dealership. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of systems furniture. Spec checking of furniture plans for correct quantities and applications.  Note:  Candidates will also need to be able to clear a federal background check.
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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Job Captain: Corporate Workplace (Silicon Valley)]]> Our client, an award-winning architecture and interior design firm with multiple offices throughout the U.S.,  has immediate openings  in the downtown San Francisco location.  The firm is specializes in  commercial /  corporate office  interiors.   We have an immediate need for  a Job Captain specifically  with corporate interiors/commercial T.I.  experience and at least 2 years of hands-on REVIT work experience. 

Requirements:

- B. Arch or Interior Design degree.

- 5+ years of architectural / interiors experience producing corporate office /  commercial  interior design projects.

- Minimum  2  years hands-on Revit experience in the workplace. 

- Proficiency in Autocad; strong construction document production skills.

- Ability to coordinate with consultant drawings and have familiarity with code requirements.

- Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Architect: Retail projects]]> Our client, a small  architecture, planning and landscaping firm in Lafayette is  seeking a licensed Project Architect .   This design firm specializes in large retail, office, industrial, site planning, architecture, and landscape design services and is located convenient to BART.

Project Architect will lead architectural projects for one of the firms largest clients and support the overall growth of the firm.  The ideal candidate will lead the design efforts for major expansions of the  retail client in many different California locations and can juggle the fast-progressing client needs and translate those needs into functional and creative architectural solution.  The ideal candidate must have significant direct client experience and background working on large scale retail projects and the proven ability to supervise and effectively work with and mentor junior staff.

 

Key Success Factors:
  • Proven design detailing and preparation of construction documents;
  • Coordinate construction document preparation and administration phases;
  • Thorough knowledge of the current California building code and ADA requirements;
  • Incorporate sustainable design practices into projects;
  • Ability to effectively communicate and negotiate with client representatives and local jurisdictions;
  • Provide efficient technical support and project communications to all team members;  
  • Detail oriented person able to complete QA project reviews, manage budgets, and track deadlines and schedules.
  • Preference for consistency, stability, and balance;
  • Ability to follow procedures, office standards, and protocols;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong time management, organizational and problem solving skills.

Required Skills
  • 7 to 12 years of experience in the practice of architecture;
  • Licensed Architect in the State of California;
  • Possess basic hand and CAD drafting skills;
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, and Power Point;
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Google Sketch up, software.

 

 
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Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Licensed Project Manager/Architect - Business Development]]> Our client, a large, international architectural firm, has an immediate opening for a licensed Project Manager/Architect in the Culver City office.  The Project Manager will focus on urban multi-family/mixed-use projects and will play a key role in helping build business through project leadership and sales development.  the Project Manager will be responsible for coordination of the project between the firm and its clients, for coordination of the design and technical efforts of the project team members and the integration of architecture, engineering, interiors and landscape disciplines on the project.

Experience Requirements
  • Graduate from an accredited Architecture or Design School.   Must be licensed in California.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience managing multifamily housing projects for a design firm.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, consultants, contractors, and the design team.
  • Demonstrated success leading and inspiring technical and design staff.
  • Experience with budget creation, development, and management tools.
  • Solid experience with project scheduling and staff management.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to influence.
  • Project Management Software experience and Revit familiarity required.
  • Proven experience in successful client relationship development and management.
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Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[JOB CAPTAIN FOR K-12 PROJECTS]]> Our client is an award winning, mid-sized architectural firm in Palo Alto, has an immediate opening for an experienced Job Captain with K-12 Schools project experience.  The firm has a diverse portfolio, including university, K-12, historic preservation, commercial, and custom residential work.

The successful Job Captain applicant must possess the following skills:

-  Minimum 3-5 years experience with an architectural degree from an accredited University.
-  Strong graphic, written, and verbal communication skills.
-  Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of projects, including zoning processes, consultant coordination, and knowledge of the California Building Code (experience with the California Historical Building Code a plus).
-  Proficiency with computers and the ability to work with Revit and/or VectorWorks on a Mac-based platform .
-  Ability to organize projects and manage the work of others.
-  Ability to work well with others and contribute to a positive and effective team environment.
-  Experience in K-12 a plus.

Competitive salary and benefits package.
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Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 PST 0
<![CDATA[PROJECT ARCHITECT w/ K-12 EXPERIENCE]]> Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 PST 0 <![CDATA[Custom Residential Interior Architect]]> Our client is a premier Lafayette based interior design and remodeling firm with an immediate opening for a Licensed Architect with high-end residential project experience.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years in the luxury residential remodeling industry. In addition, the candidate is responsible for designing, drafting and editing construction documents using AutoCAD software. This role requires strong communication skills with the ability to analyze and interpret plans, construction industry terms, technical procedures and governmental regulations. The qualified candidate must also be able to effectively articulate information and respond to questions from county agencies, engineers, clients and other groups as needed.
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Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 PST 0
<![CDATA[Project Architect: Multi-family, Revit]]> Our client  is a small award winning Architectural firm in downtown Oakland, convenient to BART.  The office specializes in multi-family residential projects with some of the leading developers in the bay area.   In addition,  they  have continued large scale projects proceeding in many areas of China. 

With an energetic staff of 25 we are looking for a couple of strong Project Architects to support the design development and construction documents efforts. Revit proficiency is required.

Responsibilities:

-Involvement in projects from conceptual design through construction.
-Lead project teams to success in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.
-Work directly with partners and senior staff.
-Coordinate projects with client and consultant teams.
-Prepare construction documents to the highest level.

Qualifications:

- 10+ years of experience in preparation of construction documents and coordination of consultant teams. Revit experience is a  must.
- Degree in Architecture from an accredited university.
- Licensed Architect a plus.
- Multi-family residential experience a major plus.
- A very organized person who can track multiple projects.
- Creative and technically minded.

Competitive salary and benefits package and a very energetic working environment.
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Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:00 PST 0
<![CDATA[Project Architect: Residential, Hospitality, Commercial projects]]> Our client, a growing multi-disciplinary architecture firm in San Francisco, is seeking a Project Architect to design and manage projects which can include high-end residential, multi-family, hospitality and/or commercial.  The Project Architect will be responsible for the design, management and direction of creative personnel, resources, processes; assisting principals in securing work by attending walk-throughs with prospective projects; generate proposals, work plans and schedules and follow up accordingly.

Primary Duties:

       Lead the design and development of select projects.

       Communicate with clients with a friendly, professional demeanor.

       Effectively manage projects, project budgets, project schedules, and architect’ s fee.

       Manage junior staff.

All candidates applying for the position shall be a graduate of an NAAB accredited school of architecture.

  Qualifications
  • Excellent, inspired design talent and comfortable taking the design lead within a collaborative office environment
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills with the ability to manage coordination of large, complex projects against rigid timelines
  • Experience with complex client presentations and service and the ability to take client direction
  • Comfortable assuming responsibility to bring in each project within architect’ s fee and construction budget constraints
  • Ability to work efficiently, effectively and independently to create successful projects and happy clients
  • Superior interpersonal and written communication skills
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Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST 0
<![CDATA[Architectural CAD Drafter for Commercial & Residential]]> Our client is a progressive, fun, and fast paced Architecture firm located in Downtown San Rafael and we are looking for creative drafters, and designers to work on projects for leading national retail clients and local residential clients. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic, creative, collaborative, open office environment. Candidates will assist in drafting construction documents and coordinating with outside professional engineers. We are searching for motivated individuals who are willing to take on responsibility and have a strong work ethic.

Applicant must have excellent communication and organization skills, ambitious, motivated, and able to meet deadlines. AutoCAD proficient, knowledge of Vectorworks is a plus.

 
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Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager for Commercial Core & Shell Projects]]> Our client is a mid-sized  design-oriented architecture firm located in Mountain View. The firm offers extensive experience, dedicated people and a strong commitment to client service.   They have a variety of work in progress including corporate headquarters, retail/commercial, and mixed-use projects of various scales.
 
Position Description:

Full-time position. Responsibilities include working with staff in developing design, design development, and construction documents on a variety of building types.  The individual must be a hands-on oriented individual willing to work with the firm’ s principals in developing all aspects of the project from design to construction documents.   We are looking for an energetic and motivated candidate. Candidates will also be responsible for consultant coordination and maintaining excellent client relations.
 
 
Qualifications
Experience & Skills: Candidates must have a Bachelors degree in Architecture and 5-8 years of relevant core and shell work experience in commercial, office, retail, and corporate campus projects.  Experience in design, design development, and construction documentation phases is required. Superior communication and organizational skills are necessary.   Candidates must have strong leadership skills with the ability to delegate, as well as, skills in problem solving.
 
Candidates must be proficient in AutoCAD, Photoshop and Powerpoint
 

 

Our client is a mid-sized  design-oriented architecture firm located in Mountain View. The firm offers extensive experience, dedicated people and a strong commitment to client service.   They have a variety of work in progress including corporate headquarters, retail/commercial, and mixed-use projects of various scales.
 
Position Description:

Full-time position. Responsibilities include working with staff in developing design, design development, and construction documents on a variety of building types.  The individual must be a hands-on oriented individual willing to work with the firm’ s principals in developing all aspects of the project from design to construction documents.   We are looking for an energetic and motivated candidate. Candidates will also be responsible for consultant coordination and maintaining excellent client relations.
 
 
Qualifications
Experience & Skills: Candidates must have a Bachelors degree in Architecture and 10  years of relevant core and shell work experience in commercial, office, retail, and corporate campus projects.  Experience in design, design development, and construction documentation phases is required. Superior communication and organizational skills are necessary.   Candidates must have strong leadership skills with the ability to delegate, as well as, skills in problem solving.
 
Candidates must be proficient in AutoCAD, Photoshop and Powerpoint

Compensation: Competitive, commensurate with experience. Health, dental, vision and profit sharing plans included.
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Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST 0
<![CDATA[Job Captain: Revit proficient, Multi-family project experience]]> Our client  is a small award winning Architectural firm in downtown Oakland, convenient to BART.  The office specializes in multi-family residential projects with some of the leading developers in the bay area.   In addition,  they  have continued large scale projects proceeding in many areas of China. 

We have immediate openings for multiple positions below:
1. Job Captain: to support our design development and construction documents efforts with Autodesk Revit program. 
2. Intermediate designer: to work in a team environment with Principal to develop architectural design from Concept planning to DD or CD.
3. Junior designer/Draftsperson: must have excellent computer graphic skills to assist in architectural drafting, presentation and 3D modeling.
Responsibilities and Qualifications:
1. Job Captains: 
- 5-8 years of experience in preparation of construction documents and coordination of consultant teams.
-- Lead project teams to success in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.
- Work directly with partners and senior staff.
- Coordinate projects with client and consultant teams.
- Prepare construction documents to the highest level with AutoCAD and Revit.

2. Intermediate/senior designer: 
- 4-8 years of experience in developing master plans, architectural design and presentation materials.
- Lead the design team to develop 3D Sketch-up model and CAD drawings for detailed building design. Revit experience is a plus.
- Comprehensive experience in multi-family residential or hospitality/mixed use projects. 
- Strong ability to interpret a building program and generate plans & elevation design. 
- Versatile skills in housing unit plans, varies aesthetics and detail development. 
- Excellent ability to communicate ideas with freehand sketches. 

Minimum Requirement for all positions:
-Degree in Architecture from an accredited university.
-Multi-family residential experience is a major plus.
-A very organized person who can track multiple projects.
-Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, Sketch-Up, Adobe Photoshop and suite, MS Office.
-Creative and technically minded.
 
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Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST 0
<![CDATA[Intermediate Revit Designer]]> Prestigious downtown San Francisco architecture firm specializing in university, civic and museum facilities has an immediate need for a contract Revit Modeler / Designer for an ongoing university project. Responsibilities include developing a revit model from existing base drawings as well as construction documents. The position is contract with a strong potential for conversion to fulltime employment depending on performance. Competitive compensation with full benefits (vacation, holiday, health insurance and sick pay) offered after 90 days. 

Requirements:
• B.Arch degree 
• 3+ years of professional work experience in architecture
• Highly proficient in Revit including 2+ years of on the job experience
• Strong communication skills
• Available to start immediately
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Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST 0
<![CDATA[Project Coordinator]]> Our client, a large architecture firm in the Oakland area, is seeking a Project Coordinator.   This role supports internal design teams in a variety of operations with a focus on document control for multiple architectural projects. This includes tracking the workflow of design document sets; logging, filing, distributing submittals, RFI’ s, meeting notes, specifications and change orders; producing weekly status reports and logs; assisting with proposals, contracts, and invoicing, as well as interacting with consultants, general contractors and government agencies.

All applicants must be able to juggle various tasks within a timely and expedient manner, paying special attention to accuracy and communication with multiply team members.

Candidates must have a minimum of 4 years of experience working in an architecture or engineering office and a degree in Construction Management, Business Administration or a related field. Familiarity with design software and Deltek is a plus.
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Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST 0
<![CDATA[SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER - COMMERCIAL INTERIORS]]> SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER – COMMERCIAL INTERIORS

Prestigious San Francisco architecture and interiors firm  is looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager with strong technical knowledge in commercial architectural and interior design to join our dynamic San Francisco based office. If you are a passionate, motivated and collaborative individual, we would love to hear from you!

Why Join Us

Our Dynamic Team – Our people are our greatest assets. If you are motivated, energetic and are looking to join a diverse team of talented professionals, we offer a rewarding work experience in a progressive, academic, and professional atmosphere with opportunity for advancement in our growing firm. We create environments that reflect the vision and values of our clients.  Enhancing our clients’ business, brand, culture and design with our signature design style in inspiring spaces that create a sense of place, connecting people and have meaning.

What We Do – We  are a leading architecture, workplace and design firm;  dynamic and forward thinking. We develop solutions with consideration for the individuality and unique environment of each business, their schedules and budget requirements. We are passionate about serving our clients and enhancing the lives of all that experience each project affecting the communities where we live and work.  We specialize in Architecture & Interior Architecture, Design, Workplace, Sustainability and Technology.

Our Culture – Since establishing our firm over 40 years ago, we have committed ourselves to enjoying a work life balance.  Our team of 40+ innovative team members believes in working hard and playing hard.  We believe in giving back to the community in projects with LEAP Sandcastle, City of Hope/Bike for Hope, Boy Scouts of America and the local Police, Sheriffs and Firefighters charities.  Our team enjoys TGIF morning breakfast, vendor lunch & learns, wine & designs to design competitions.

Benefits – We encourage our employees to live a healthy balanced life.  Our compensation plan includes medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, health savings accounts, 401k plan, paid holidays and an incentive compensation plan.

We Invest In Our Employees – As a part of our firm’ s commitment to professional development, we  offer  reimbursement for professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees.  Our professional development programs empower our staff to exceed our client’ s expectations.  While building long-term relationships we provide workplace solutions and quality design for our clients who value personal commitment.

 
About the Job Opportunity

Create and communicate clear project goals and requirements.
Authority to direct, control and monitor all project activities.
Participate in all managing, scheduling, budgeting, and staffing.
Responsible for planning, coordinating and administering 100, 000+ square feet major projects or several medium projects 25, 000 to 50, 000 square feet through all phases of development currently.
Structure and manage the project team to ensure proper timely and complete office operation and project management flow for projects.
Oversee design development and production of working drawings and construction documents on a given project to ensure quality control, code compliance, and conformance to contract.
Establish and maintain project budgets and schedules. Draft and review AIA and other contract documents.
Responsible for negotiating fees and contracts for projects.
Track financial performance of projects/ administering.
Contribute in our marketing, proposal writing, and project interviews.
Mentor Jr. Staff and identify development opportunities for all team members.
 

What we’ re looking for in our future Senior Project Manager

10+ years of experience managing interior design and / or architectural projects.
Extensive knowledge of the commercial interior architecture and /or design industry.
Widespread knowledge of materials, furnishings, and construction methods related to interior design.
Proven ability to solve contract and administration issues within the established design context.
Excellent working knowledge of state and local building and fire codes related to interior  environments, including accessibility.
Strong ability to multi-task and successfully coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
Substantial experience in Project Management including management of at least one major project from conception to completion.
Strong leadership, organization, and communication skills.
AutoCAD 2016, Revit and Podium is a plus.
MS Office Suite, Photoshop, InDesign & SketchUp is required.
Advanced presentation and graphic communication skills.
Broad knowledge of building systems, codes, and ADA requirements.
Comprehensive knowledge of design principles.
 

Education

Bachelor’ s Degree and / or Master’ s degree in Interior Design or Architecture from accredited school.
LEED AP preferred, State Architectural or comparable license, or certification required.
 
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Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST 0
<![CDATA[Job Captain: Retail & Revit exp.]]> Our client, a large East Bay architecture firm specializing in commercial, multifamily housing and retail design, has immediate openings for Job Captains with retail and revit project experience. 

The Job Captain role focuses on the timely and accurate production of project deliverables from schematic design thru entitlement and construction. Duties can include providing corrections, revisions and comments to junior staff, coordinating work between staff and consultants, addressing RFI' s, addendums and plan check comments on retail projects.

Requirements:
  • 5+ years architectural work experience, including retail store projects, including ground-up and tenant improvement preferred.
  • Proficient in Revit 
  • Professional degree in architecture
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Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST 0
<![CDATA[Senior Associate-Architectural Manager]]> Our client is a mid-sized  design-oriented architecture firm located in Mountain View. The firm offers extensive experience, dedicated people and a strong commitment to client service.   They have a variety of work in progress including corporate headquarters, retail/commercial, and mixed-use projects of various scales.
 
Position Description:

Full-time position. Responsibilities include working with project principals to oversee all phases of projects, manage projects and head design teams.   Assign tasks to staff members and manage deadlines.   Manage client relationships and team communication.   Involvement in the day-to-day aspects of multiple projects.  
Qualifications
Experience & Skills: Candidates must have a Bachelors degree in Architecture and 7+ years of relevant experience, excellent sense of design and graphic presentation skills, strong management skills and good communication, success in maintaining and growing client relationships, display willingness to make decisions, exhibit sound and accurate judgement.
 
Candidates must be proficient in AutoCAD, Photoshop and Powerpoint

Compensation: Competitive, commensurate with experience. Health, dental, vision and profit sharing plans included.
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Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST 0
<![CDATA[Junior Revit Designer]]>  
We are seeking a Junior AutoCAD/Revit technician to work with fixed, ftp-based file systems used by architectural firms for constructing large-scale architectural projects. Job tasks include assembling base plans with complex external reference structures, creating diagrammatic sign locations in CAD; Modeling and sign type families in Revit; Coordinating with Architect for linked model backgrounds for signage model setup. Our work process requires importing files and images from the MAC platform, and setting up sheet files, plot files and pen settings to meet the job specifications. Also required are skills for working with our internal PC/Mac server and our system for file use and archiving. A thorough understanding of the structure of construction drawing sets for large-scale architectural projects is necessary, as well as a familiarity with project phases from schematic design through construction documentation.
 
Troubleshooting skills, positive attitude and flexibility are necessary, as is a willingness to learn CAD needs specific to the Environmental Graphic Design discipline. 
Knowledge of AutoCAD; file maintenance is required.   Revit knowledge (from school or the workplace) is required. ]]>
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST 0
<![CDATA[Construction Admin Architect, 5-7 yrs exp.]]> We are looking for a professional and enthusiastic individual join our team as a Construction Administrator.   If you have a positive attitude, are highly motivated, and are a team player, we would love to hear from you!
 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assists Project Architect in preparing specifications to complement construction documents for multi-family projects.
  • Prepare general correspondence such as meeting minutes, respond to RFIs, RFPs, Field Reports and process Change Orders.
  • Attend pre-bid and bid lettings.
  • Review and certify contractor’ s application for payment; review material test reports.
  • Review and discuss options and make recommendations to owners when changes are requested.
  • Perform site visits, participate in construction progress meetings, and prepare reports for construction projects that are in progress.
  • Provide substantial and final completion services.


Requirements

The position requires someone who can effectively juggle a variety of diverse responsibilities, with a strong emphasis on organization and follow-up skills. It also requires an ability to collaborate in a team environment as well as work independently with minimal supervision. This individual must possess good interpersonal skills (listening, diplomacy, responsiveness) and should be able to communicate professionally with all levels of management when working with clients, contractors, and consultants. This individual must also possess the ability to use good judgment in resolving construction conflicts on behalf of the Firm.


Experience
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Architecture or Construction Management
  • Three or more years of experience in architecture, construction or construction-related field supervising multi-family construction  projects.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  •   Ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Project Manager: Revit]]> We are seeking a Senior Project Manager with 10 – 15 years of experience. As a Senior Project Manager,  you will report directly to the firm owners and be involved in key decision-making processes.

Minimum qualifications:
  • Licensed architect in California with a Bachelors or Masters in architecture
  • 10 years of experience (15 preferred) with at least 5 years as the responsible Project Manager for large scale projects
  • Advanced skills with Revit Building Design Suite and AutoCAD
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Office, Excel, Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and 3D rendering software strongly preferred

An ideal candidate has:
  • Technical ability to oversee the design and production of complex, large-scale ($10 million+) projects (aviation/transportation, commercial & residential experience preferred)
  • Revit expertise: experience leading and managing the production of projects in Revit and the ability to develop/manage Revit standards
  • Leadership skills and ability to manage/coach other staff and consultants in the design and production of drawings in a fast paced work environment
  • Great writing skills and the ability to assist principals and business development team with technical writing for presentations, RFP responses, and other business correspondence
  • Oral presentation skills – experience with client interviews and leading both internal and external meetings
  • Solid client relationship skills
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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Construction Project Manager]]> Position:         Construction Project Manager

Reports To:     Branch Manager

Nationwide construction firm with a focus on restoration, masonry and waterproofing is seeking a Construction Project Manager with 3+ years of experience for their Oakland area office.  

POSITION SUMMARY:

As a member of the branch operations team, you will be responsible for assisting to fulfill the branch marketing goals and to achieve the sales goals.   In addition to marketing and sales, you will perform takeoffs (from blueprints and existing structures), develop estimates, write client proposals, administer contracts, develop project schedules and costing, supervise projects, and ensure quality control.  You will prepare customer billings and assist in collection efforts as necessary.    On going business development with our customers -- architects, owners, engineers and general contractors is a vital part of this position.  

TASKS:
  • Develop opportunities to initiate the sale of company  services in concrete/masonry restoration, waterproofing, etc.
  • Assist with the implementation of the branch marketing goals and action plans as a means to educate new and existing customers about the services we provide.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with both current and potential clients to market the services provided by the company  and increase customer base.
  • Provide customer support from start to finish of all projects and maintain contact with customers during and after completion of projects.
  • Accurately estimate and price all work to maximize volume and profitability.
  • Prepare client proposal and follow up to close the sale.
  • Monitor and supervise the deployment of all projects to ensure the achievement of quality and timely execution of projects.
  • Interact with Superintendent and Foreman to ensure customer/contact requirements and timelines are met.
  • Document, coordinate and communicate any project change orders to field and customer.
  • Ensure job files are maintained and complete.
  • Assist in the training and development of sales and field personnel to enhance the quality of company personnel.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely billings and assist in collection efforts as required.
  • Maintain a high level of technical expertise by participating in appropriate seminars and training programs.
  • Contribute to operating effectiveness by developing internal and external branch relationships.
  • Join and participate in industry-related organizations to increase networking capabilities and develop new relationships and opportunities for work.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Bachelor degree in Construction Management or related field is a plus.
  • 3+ years experience in Sales and/or Production
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints   and specifications
  • Thorough knowledge of the construction industry is beneficial
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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Full Stack PHP Developer]]> We represent  a fully-funded, growing start-up that provides automotive consumers with vehicle services and information. We collect all available data and present in an easy-to-navigate platform. Our aim is to build a community that can be the complete, one-stop source for all automotive related questions using up-to-date data and real-life experience.

If you are an experienced and ambitious Full-Stack PHP developer/programmer with strong programming fundamentals and the ability to adopt new frameworks as needed we want to hear from you.

As part of our team, you will work closely with creative design and back-end developers to create PHP based websites. 

Tasks include brainstorming creative ways to leverage existing and new features and functionality, research Internet concepts, technologies and industry trends.

Technical Requirements:
• At least 3 years of experience with PHP
• LAMP is a must
• Excellent skills in Advanced PHP
• Knowledge of best practices, cross-browser compatibility and developing for mobile environments
• Proficiency in CSS, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, and other web production tools. 
• Familiar with subversion/source control specifically Git
• Experience with high volume systems, building maintainable and scalable code and databases
• Familiarity with Ubuntu
• Familiarity with A/B testing
• Experience with any of the following: Jira • Nginx, • CSS Pre-Processors, • JavaScript Frameworks, • Logic Less Templates, • New Relic • Data Dog
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Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Architect: Multi-family residential projects and Revit experience]]> San Francisco office.   The Project Architect will provide architectural leadership on multi-family housing projects of all types, particularly townhomes, mixed-use, Type V and Type III construction.
Requirements:

Minimum of five years of hands-on multi-family housing project experience with a solid knowledge of built projects, the ability to develop CDs, coordinate and evaluate disciplines, and possess a comprehensive understanding with current codes and construction practices, in addition to a solid work history of producing and coordinating projects, and adept at carrying the building design intent through construction administration. Experience with, or interest in, Lean Construction is highly desirable.

This is a  100% Revit office - fluency in Revit is required, as these positions are on the board in addition to providing general project oversight.

Bachelor’ s/Master’ s Degree in Architecture, professional licensure, and a minimum of 5 years of experience with multi-family housing projects is required.

 
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