Prestigious Santa Monica architectural firm specializing in high-end residential design is seeking a Job Captain. We are looking for a candidate with 5-7 years’ experience. Proficiency in Revit required. We offer a great working environment, excellent benefits, and a competitive salary for the right candidate. Below are the Job Captain's responsibilities:
To understand the project design.
To prepare, and develop where required, drawings, models, images and other documents relating to the design and development of the project.
To assist where required in the coordination of project information including consultant coordination and implementation into drawing set of structural, mechanical, electrical, interior and landscaping information as directed by the SPM.
Attend periodic project and client meetings as the budget and project requires.
To take responsibility, where requested by the PM or SPM, for specific areas of the project development.
Coordination, when directed by the PM or SPM, with consultants, owner's representatives, and other parties or agencies involved with the project.
Thorough knowledge and implementation of Office standard setups and sheets in compliance with company procedures and standards.
Understanding the scope, cost and time of the work.
To contribute or otherwise assist in project related responsibilities as required.
Supervise Draftsperson in project development, and review project drawings for accuracy and completeness.
Maintain up to date knowledge of project progress and required tasks to be completed.
To seek, and record evidence of, professional development, such as Architectural Licensing and/or continuing education/accreditation, LEED Certification, and involvement with outside professional organizations.
Job Captain Desirable Skills:
Demonstrates ability to undertake the above responsibilities.
Ability to take direction from a senior employee.
Ability to constantly communicate ideas to SPM to ensure that their direction is correct and time is not wasted.
A professional or post-graduate degree in architecture.
Previous experience working in an architectural practice.
Employee Essential Skills:
Demonstrates initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks.
Knowledge and working ability in relevant computer software programs.
Self-motivation and ability to take responsibility.
Flexible attitude and ability to participate on a project at any phase or in any given point in time.
Ability to manage and prioritize tasks and time efficiently.
Excellent written and verbal skills.
Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of a team.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information.
Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Able to build good relationships at all levels, internal and external to the office.
Looks for and achieves the best outcome in every situation.
Appreciation of and commitment to the business of the practice.
Welcomes a challenge and rises to the occasion - willing to commit the time, effort and energy to do so.
Holds others accountable and is willing to be held accountable.
Supportive of the creative office culture.
Resilient with a good sense of humor.
Passion and commitment to Architecture as a Discipline.
Thorough understanding of the history and theory of architecture.
Pursuit of specific area of expertise/knowledge related to architectural design, history, or practice.
Good graphic and presentation ability.
Demonstrates ability to grow personally and professionally.
Demonstrates a balance between reality and optimism.
Demonstrates restraint and maturity in difficult situations.