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Intermediate Drafter/Designer II

Ruhnau Clarke Architects Ruhnau Clarke Architects Employer:
Riverside, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Sep 20 '17Posted on:

Ruhnau Clarke Architects is currently in a growth mode and we are looking for employees who are driven and love a challenge.  We currently have a position available in our Riverside office for an Intermediate Drafter / Designer II. We are architects specializing in K-12 and higher educational facilities, public use projects, medical facilities and retail projects.  Ruhnau Clarke Architects offers excellent benefits and compensation commensurate with experience.

Summary:

Prepares design and construction documents.  Requires general knowledge of design development and production of construction documents.

Minimum Requirements:

Education: A degree from an accredited university in architecture, interior design, civil engineering or construction management or a degree in CAD drafting from a technical institute is desired. Minimum of three (3) years experience in Revit modeling and AutoCAD drafting of architectural plans preferred.

Communication and Collaboration:

  • Listen and communicate effectively and professionally.
  • Asks questions about assignments when unclear.
  • Has working knowledge and understanding for use of Ruhnau Clarke Architects’ equipment and software.
  • Coordinate projects with team members and consultants for conflicts and discrepancies.
  • Ability to apprise supervisor for status of work.

Supervision and Delegation:

  • Ability to professionally communicate both verbally and in writing to give assignments to office support staff, consultants and vendors.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with supervisor.
  • Ability to delegate assignments to support staff and always be respectful.
  • Support project leader and/or technical leader and project manager in supervision and delegation of work.

Design:

  • Participate in office design charettes.
  • Proficient in the use of software to support in project design including three dimensional modeling, 2d & 3d. rendering, and presentation material.
  • Follow the design intent of graphic and verbal directions during all phases of project.
  • Assist in development of project documents during all phases of project.

Technical:

  • Assist in organization and generation of working drawings.
  • Demonstrate Revit and AutoCAD competency through the use of advanced commands and software specific tools.
  • Possess knowledge of modeling and drawing setup through the use of families, layers, blocks, views, parametric elements and referenced objects.
  • Prepare complex plans, elevations and details under guidance of supervisor.
  • Assist in all aspects of the plan check process.
  • Understand technical terminology of the architectural and construction industry.
  • Coordinate drawings with consultant drawings and specifications.
  • Apply building code concepts of accessibility, occupant loads, egress, exit widths, fire rated walls and doors, ramps, stairs, and handrails.
  • Understanding of basic construction systems of walls, roofs, doors, and windows.
  • Support the construction administration phase of a project by assisting in review of submittals, shop drawings, response to RFI's, and preparation of instruction bulletins for changes.
  • Be proficient with Ruhnau Clarke Architects’ documentation and office practice systems.
  • Assist in preparing instruction bulletins, change orders, RFI responses.
 

To apply please send cover letter, resume, and work samples including construction documents to kholloway@ruhnauclarke.com.


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