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Commercial Architects with Revit

san francisco 

A number of our large & mid-size Architecture clients in San Francisco are seeking full-time direct-hire Architects w/5-10 years of experience. This is an excellent opportunity to work in dynamic and collaborative studios on a variety of project types. All candidates should have well-rounded experience in architecture, with a preferred focus on large scale commercial work. Candidates must have relevant experience at the Arch III to Project Architect level, as well as be self-starters with excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Arch III Position Summary: 


Evaluates, selects, and applies advanced architectural and design methods, with responsibility for
project assignments including programming, design development, coordination, production, and
construction documents on projects which may be multiple, large or complex in scope. 

Essential Job Functions
DESIGN

• Demonstrates advanced understanding and application of design practices, theories, and methods. 
• Understands overall building design concepts, objectives and critical issues and applies knowledge
to tasks and assignments. 
• Understands and responds to the technical implications of design decisions. 
• Facilitates firm and project goals of excellence in design, execution, and sustainability. 

TECHNICAL

• Develops and prepares contract documents, plans and details; executes red-marked revisions. 
• Evaluates and integrates engineering systems into the overall project documents. 
• Prepares mock-ups of drawing packages. 
• Coordinates drawings with specifications. 
• Implements code, accessibility and zoning analyses. 
• Reviews RFI's and shop drawing submittals. 
• Conducts field observations to monitor progress of construction. 
• Performs tasks according to standards and Project Delivery Manual. 

MANAGEMENT

• Performs within the constraints of project budgets and schedules. 
• May participate in marketing presentations and client meetings. 
• Coordinates contractors, consultants and vendor assignments. 
• May organize, direct and mentor junior staff. 

EDUCATION

Professional Degree in Architecture


EXPERIENCE

5-8 years of experience in all phases and aspects of a project
Intermediate experience in project design, construction documentation, 
production and construction materials
Strong Revit, 3D computer modeling and graphic design. 
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Collaborative and professional work ethic
LEED AP or within 6 months of hire
ARE desirable

Project Architect Position Summary:


Project responsibility for planning, development and execution of technical documentation which may include interpreting, organizing and coordinating project team assignments. 

Essential Job Functions
DESIGN
• Works in tandem with designers to coordinate design development and construction documents.
• Advanced understanding of planning, programming and design principles and methods.
• Understands and responds to the technical implications of design decisions.
• Facilitates firm and project goals of excellence in design, execution, and sustainability.


TECHNICAL
• Directs production of schematic, design development and construction documents in collaboration with Project Manager.
• Coordinates project documentation execution, construction plans and details, insuring quality control and completion.
• Maintains awareness of evolving building technology and systems.
• Understands and coordinates engineering systems relevant to projects.
• Reviews shop drawings, material samples and CD's for conformance with design.
• Conducts and documents field observations to monitor progress of construction
• Performs construction administration duties (e.g. RFI's, RFP's, change orders, etc.)
• Prepares reports and specifications; reviews completed reports, plans, cost estimates and calculations.
• Executes applicable agency review analysis (accessibility, zoning, life-safety, etc.)
• Ensures tasks are completed according to standards and Project Delivery Manual


MANAGEMENT
• May establish architectural budget, task schedule and other components of the project work plan with project manager.
• Directs or coordinates production of construction documents, drawings and specifications in compliance with project scope, schedule and cost.
• Implements meeting objectives, facilitates meetings and provides documentation in collaboration with Project Manager.
• May participate in marketing, client and owner presentations.
• Directs, organizes and mentors junior staff with responsibility oversight of their assignments.

Requirements
EDUCATION

Professional Degree in Architecture


EXPERIENCE

5-10 years' experience in HealthCare or Science and Technology
Experienced in all phases of project design, construction documentation production and construction materials
Familiar with building codes, specifications, building and engineering systems
Understanding of project management process
Ability to apply Revit and interpret and review Revit drawings
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to direct or coordinate work efforts of junior staff
Collaborative and professional work ethic
LEED AP or within 6 months of hire
Licensure


Local candidates need only apply. No sponsorship provided.