Project Architect - Food and Industrial Group

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Costa Mesa, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Feb 16 '18Posted on:


ATI Architects and Engineers is a nationally recognized design firm with three offices in California. Our Food and Industrial group is headquartered in Costa Mesa, CA, specializing in Food Processing, Cold-Storage, Distribution and Manufacturing projects. Our list of clients includes national and regional Developers, Users and General Contractors. Past projects have included the Ikea Distribution Center in Kern County, CA, that was the nation’s largest concrete tilt-up building at the time of construction. We currently have in design or construction multiple facilities, including Cool Port Oakland, the nation’s largest rail-to-ocean container cross-dock facility for frozen food export. In addition, we are expanding into innovative new building types, like automated and high-density-racking logistics/warehouse facilities.

Our Costa Mesa office is located off the 55 freeway, near John Wayne Airport. A casual but high-energy open office layout supports a collaborative work space. We are committed to a progressive, diverse, exciting environment for our team members to grow and prosper in.

Project Architect/Project Manager – Food and Industrial Group

We are seeking a Project Architect/Project Manager with industrial experience for our Costa Mesa Food and Industrial Group office. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10-12 years of experience including Industrial projects. Experience in Cold Storage and/or Food Processing design experience is ideal, but more important are candidates who understand a variety of construction types and how to detail and coordinate the necessary documents. In this position, you will manage the project from the beginning of design through construction closeout. You will coordinate with project owners, consultants, contractors, subcontractors, and all other project stakeholders. You will oversee setting up critical project base plans and ensure they meet project scoping requirements. You are responsible for the production of high quality Design Development plans and Construction Documents and keeping the project on schedule and within budget requirements.

Typical tasks include:

•    Manage production team

 •    Meet project deadlines and schedules

•    Keep projects within budgets

•    Coordinate and review the ATI team and sub-consultant’s Construction Documents

•    Monitor scope to ensure consistency with the contract and compliance as directed by the Client

•    Perform design development, detailing, and develop creative solutions to design challenges

•    Keep open lines of communication with Clients, subs, project team, etc.

•    Mentor your project team

 Job Requirements include:

•    California Licensed Architect preferred

•    Minimum 10-12 years of experience in designing and managing projects, industrial experience preferred

•    Strong technical and people skills

•    Understanding of client relations, planning, budgeting, and execution of work concepts

•    Proficiency in CAD required; Revit skills desirable

•    Comprehensive knowledge of latest software used in Architecture

•    Entrepreneurial spirit

•    Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree in Architecture


Salary: $85-$105K, DOE

In addition, ATI offers a competitive compensation package that includes benefits, vacation, sick time, 401(K) match and bonus opportunities.

Please respond with your resume and one page cover letter at In your cover letter please explain why you believe you would benefit from this position and why you would be a good fit at ATI.

Corporate Profile

ATI Architects and Engineers is a part of the Planning Architecture Engineering Alliance, Inc. (PAEA). Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, PAEA is comprised of four main firms, each independently operated.


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