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Job Captain | Los Angeles High Density (Req. ID 10044)

KTGY Architecture + Planning KTGY Architecture + Planning Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Wed, May 24 '17Posted on:

ABOUT KTGY

Celebrating 25 years in 2016, KTGY Architecture + Planning is an international award-winning full-service architecture and planning firm delivering innovation, artistry, and attention to detail across multiple offices and studios, ensuring that clients and communities get the best the firm has to offer in a variety of building types and locations. KTGY’s architects and planners combine big picture opportunities, leading-edge sustainable practices and impeccable design standards to help create developments of enduring value. KTGY serves clients worldwide from offices located in Chicago, Denver, Irvine, Los Angeles, Oakland, Pune, and Tysons.

KTGY Architecture + Planning is constantly on the search for world-class talent. If you are interested in doing challenging work alongside some of the finest professionals in the industry, read on…

What We Offer

We are a dynamic mix of architects, planners, dreamers, and doers. Artistic expression and pride of work defines our culture. However, there is more to life than work. From philanthropy to parties and field trips, there is always something going on. We take great pride in being more than a place that just does great work. We also have a great time doing it.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Written and spoken English language proficiency is essential. We are an equal opportunity employer. Only applications completed online will be considered.

 

POSITION SUMMARY AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

The Job Captain coordinates project resources and production to assist in ensuring production effort is on schedule and on budget, according to design specifications, with desired quality results. He/She must exercise effective time management and awareness of impact on the project budget and will conduct work within KTGY standards under the direction of supervisor.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Communicate and coordinate with clients and consultant team.
  • Identify and document changes in scope.
  • Redline drawings and perform progress coordination checking.
  • Review and participate in project billings.
  • Consistently verify accuracy of own work and the work of others.
  • Assist in educating and mentoring junior staff.
  • Contribute to budget and scheduling review meetings.
  • Participate in the following phases under general supervision of the Project Manager:

Design Development

  • Support the design team efforts and solutions by actively interpreting design and code, and coordinating an accurate graphical technical solution. 
  • Perform code analysis and building justification.
  • Review Design Development work with the design team on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Prepare DD drawing to define and elaborate on the design intent.
  • Develop constructable project specific details.
  • Review standard KTGY details to determine applicability to the specific project.
  • Coordinate DD with project design team.

Construction Documentation

  • Possess a firm understanding of and ability to generate technical details such as waterproofing, roofing, exterior closures, openings, structural systems, mechanical/electrical systems, etc.
  • Construct a vast majority of a set of CD's independently, with appropriate level of organization and annotation, including dimensions, notation, labels, and detailing.
  • Respond to plan check review from municipal agencies, change drawings as required and create written responses to plan check comments to obtain project approvals within an appropriate timeframe.
  • Develop complete and accurate deliverable packages appropriate to schedule and budget.
  • May review and edit specifications.
  • Coordinate with client, consultants, and design team.

Construction Administration

  • Perform all construction phase services.
  • Attend site meetings as required by scope of services.
  • Review and respond to RFIs.
  • Review submittals.
  • Review pay applications if required.
  • Review change orders if required.
  • Maintain CA logs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

  • Effectively communicate within a project team including taking direction, giving direction, and asking questions.
  • Solve technical issues creatively.
  • Basic understanding of the Owner / Architect contract and KTGY's Scope of work.
  • Actively pursue licensure and exam process.
  • Continuously strive to improve knowledge by keeping updated on industry trends and competitor practices.
  • Display positive attitude about the work to be done, co-workers, clients, management, and firm policies.
  • Show initiative by being proactive and taking prompt action to accomplish objectives.
  • Participate as an active and contributing member of a team to achieve team goals and work cooperatively with other team members.
  • Use creativity and imagination to develop new insights into situations and apply new solutions to problems. 
  • Work well leading others through the CD process.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Ability to research and learn various codes and ordinances
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and maintain effective communication and quality control
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, schedule, direct work of self and others
  • Basic understanding and proficiency using the following software:
    • AutoCad and/or REVIT
    • Sketch Up
    • Adobe Suite
    • MS Office

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 3 years industry experience

EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE 

  • 4-year Architectural degree preferred and/or combination of required education and experience
  • Intermediate understanding of building codes, including national and state local codes
  • Specialized knowledge of various product types, code requirements, and construction practices and how to apply, detail, and specify them

In order to be considered, please go to our website http://www.ktgy.com/careers to apply. No phone calls or drop-ins.

 

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