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Matthei & Colin Associates, LLC Matthei & Colin Associates, LLC Employer:
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Thu, Nov 2 '17Posted on:

Since 1974, Matthei & Colin Associates, LLC
(M&CA) has specialized in the planning and design of healthcare
environments. Through the passion of our creative effort, we have
emerged today as one of the nations' few firms exclusively committed to
healthcare architecture.  Recognizing the role of architecture in the
healing process has challenged us to design care settings responsive to
the need of the healthcare community.  We enhance patient and user
satisfaction by understanding the culture of the community and creating
architecture that supports the healing process.  For over 40 years
M&CA has intentionally remained a mid-size firm so Principals and
staff can remain actively involved in every phase of project delivery.

General Description:  The ideal candidate will work with Project Managers/Architects to assist in all aspects or architectural design, production of construction documents from pre-schematic phases through construction administration, assist with design presentations and work well in a structured team environment.  Candidate should exhibit a strong base in architectural design and an interest in growing with the firm.  Individual needs to be a self-starter with the ability to interact with other team members and organize the efforts of the design and construction documentation processes.

Essential Duties:  Responsibilities for the full-time position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the initial design phase/conceptual process.
  • Produce documents from schematic design through construction documentation.
  • Assist with construction administration, submittals, shop drawings, etc.
  • Research products and materials.
  • Participation in meetings with all team members.
  • Coordinate work with consultants.
  • Graphic presentations for client meetings, marketing material and multi-media presentations.

Qualifications:

  • Architecture degree from an accredited program.
  • 0-3 years of relevant architectural experience.
  • On a current path to licensure through the NCARB Architectural Experience Program.
  • Excellent design and graphic skills, with an ability to work on complex projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills and ability to communicate effectively.
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible with proven time management skills.
  • Proficiency in Revit preferred.
  • Working knowledge of 3D modeling/rendering software, Sketchup, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Knowledge of building design and construction means, methods and techniques.
  • Follow established standards for project production.

Send cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format to careers@mca-architecture.com 

Matthei & Colin Associates, LLC  is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status or disability, citizenship, pregnancy, maternity, marriage, civil partnership, or any other basis of discrimination prohibited and protected by applicable law.

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