STV Incorporated STV Incorporated Employer:
Virginia Beach, VA, USLocation:
Wed, Jul 18 '18Posted on:

STV is an award-winning professional firm consistently ranking among the country's top companies in education, corrections, highways, bridges, rail and mass transit sectors. As an employee-owned firm, this success is the direct result of our employees' commitment to innovation and quality.

STV currently has an opening in our Virginia Beach, VA office for a career focused Architect to join our expanding Buildings and Facilities division!

 Key Responsibilities:

  • The ideal candidate will have experience working with an architectural/engineering team in preparing documents for both new construction and renovations for federal, municipalities, commercial, and/or transportation clients.
  • Assist with Architectural Design work from concept design through construction documentation for projects requiring interface and collaboration with various disciplines and consultants.
  • Prepare architectural drawings and utilize a strong knowledge of building technology for all phases of a project. Executes code analysis, material selections, and coordinates with specifications writer.
  • The selected candidate will conduct site and construction inspections for information-gathering purposes, and preparation of design reports along with coordinating with other disciplines.

Essential Duties Include:

  • Determine collectively with project management, the technical approach and design criteria for projects.
  • Perform independent investigations, studies, and architectural analysis.
  • Develop design details, plans and specifications.
  • Use computer software as a design tool for solving complex architectural problems.
  • Contribute new designs, or techniques which are of material significance in the solution of important problems.
  • Remain current in codes and technologies appropriate to the architecture discipline including IBC, IECC, NYCBC, NFPA, etc. 
  • Ensure conformance with standards, established architectural practices, applicable codes, and technical adequacy of design and construction.
  • Review shop drawings and Requests for Information

Required Skills:

  • A Professional Degree in Architecture is preferred with 5-10 years of experience working as an architect with teams. 
  • Proficiency with BIM Revit, AutoCad, and Microsoft Office Suite are required. 
  • Ability to model in 3ds Max and Rhino is a plus.
  • Excellent design, presentation skills, both verbal and visual, and strong knowledge for generating technical details that are constructible is essential. 
  • The candidate should be a self-starter with a passion for problem solving, an understanding that project success comes through teamwork, and a firm focus on client needs.


STV is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


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