Architectural Job Captain

Taylor Design Taylor Design Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 26 '14Posted on:


The Job Captain will be an integral member of the project team in our growing San Francisco office, working on all phases of projects from planning and conceptual design through construction. Responsibilities and duties will include development of building information models, the development of construction documents, and project team support during construction with IPD and other project delivery models.  This position provides opportunities to work in a creative and collaborative environment working on project types associated with the delivery of healthcare, wellness, and science and technology sectors.


  • Champion Taylor Design's values of Design, Innovation, Passion, Excellence, Responsibility, and Possibility

  • Produce design through contract documents under supervision of the Project Manager and working collaboratively with the Project Team, ensuring the design intent is consistent and well executed


  • Participate in on-going development of BIM applications and processes

  • Ensures proper steps and procedures are taken and that work is completed as planned, budgeted, and scheduled

  • Ensures production of construction documents are in concert with design of project

  • Communicates with consultants, contractors, sub-consultants and other disciplines to ensure project details are carried out including technical issues and project information

  • Participates with the Project Manager to track fees and labor costs for conformance to contract

  • Initiates and maintains contact with other key project individuals for clarification, coordination and negotiation of critical issues

  • Provides technical advice and solves complex issues

  • Fosters and maintains a collaborative professional working relationship with the Project Leadership Team (i.e. Project Manager, Project Designer, Project Architect, and Principal in Charge)

  • Production of design documents and construction documents

  • Active participation with researching, selecting, designing, and resolving building and materials assembly and details

  • Actively participate in quality control and maintaining conformance with office standards for all documentation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or equivalent in education or experience

  • Minimum of 3-5 years applicable experience

  • High level of proficiency in Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD

  • Currently, or working toward becoming, a California Registered Architect

  • Advanced knowledge of architectural interior and exterior building systems

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience in traditional delivery methods, Design/Build, and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

  • Understanding of project work plans, schedules, staffing, and budgets

  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite, Bluebeam Revu, Sketchup

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Proficiency in NewForma

  • Knowledge of Deltek Vision

We offer a competitive employee benefits package including, but not limited to:

  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • Holiday pay
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and voluntary Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Education Allowance
  • Professional Development Training

Taylor Design is an organization that is rich in corporate culture. We believe in our staff and in the importance of education, mentoring and reward. We recognize that unless our staff enjoys what they do, the office as a whole cannot succeed, so we work hard but we also try to have some fun along the way. Our San Francisco office is projected at a rapid pace to position themselves as the leading design firm in their geographical region and beyond. Taylor Design is poised to enter a new era and we would like for you to be part of that new chapter in the life of the firm.

If this position sounds like it may be the right move for you and your career path, please send your resume to

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