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Project Architect / Project Designer

USA Architects, Planners + Interior Designers, P.A. USA Architects, Planners + Interior Designers, P.A. Employer:
Philadelphia, PA, USLocation:
Thu, Dec 20 '18Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Create your space at USA Architects! We are currently seeking proactive, collaborative, talented and passionate architects/designers to join our team! USA believes that the practice of architecture is a service toward the public: we apply our experience, creativity and knowledge of design and construction in a manner that allows our clients to do what they do better. Therefore, the ideal candidate will share this passion for design solutions while having the ability to communicate in a smart, insightful and synthesized manner.

About You:

  • You have 5+ years of experience running small and large scale public and private projects
  • You enjoy a flexible, collaborative atmosphere of team members who listen to your input
  • You take initiative to meet professional milestones for the interest of your professional development and share your success with the company: a win-win perspective
  • You also accept guidance
  • You have the ability to delegate tasks and act as a job captain, when needed
  • You are able to work on multiple projects concurrently and can prioritize deadlines
  • You have superior organizational skills and passionate, diligent, meticulous and always willing to learn
  • You know that architecture is really about people, not just space  
  • You have a strong working knowledge of architectural assemblies, mechanical, electrical and plumbing components and systems; you enjoy bringing a project through various levels of detail (ie: schematic to construction documentation)
  • You are highly proficient in Revit
  • You are knowledgeable in local zoning, code and ADA compliances
  • You are a strong communicator, accountable toward coworkers, consultants and clients. You are comfortable explaining, writing or presenting your thoughts to architects and non-architects
  • You have strong visualization skills and are familiar with Adobe Creative Suite programs
  • You are well versed in sustainable practices
  • You preferably have LEED accreditation, CDT and/or CCCA
  • You have B-Arch or M-Arch from an accredited degree program, or you’re fulfilling NCARB alternative education requirements in order to pursue your licensure in NJ or PA, or you’re a licensed architect

About the Position:

Execute bid documentation: project design and documentation during all phases of assigned projects (i.e.: concepts, schematics, programming, design, documentation and construction administration)

  • Effectively collaborate with both internal team members and outside consultants while managing client requests
  • Prepare project presentations: 2D and 3D visualizations for client reviews and approvals
  • Attend client presentations, interviews, and meetings with the client. Prepare meeting minutes on attended meetings
  • Integrate code requirements into designs, coordinate with engineers and various consultants on project details
  • Work directly with Project Manager or Principal in Charge to maintain communication on the development and details of the project
  • Provide support to Construction Administrator by answering RFI’s and reviewing Shop Drawings  

About Us:

USA Architects designs schools, offices and other spaces in private and public sectors. The projects we work on significantly impact how people learn, work, play and govern and in order to maximize our impact on the greater community that we serve, we  believe in cultivating an internal community for employees too! We do this by fostering a company culture that is powered by purpose and strikes a balance when challenges occur. We remain tried and true to our clients, but also to our staff, and we even bring a little fun and humor along the way.

We invite you to create your space: employment with us is a partnership driven by both your professional passions and our mission as a company. When these two things align, we can achieve such great things.

About Our Benefits:

We’re dedicated and conscientious toward our work and coworkers. We often refer to one another as members of the “USA Family.” Here are some of the ways we foster such an environment:

  • Casual work environment
  • Opportunities for growth and mentorship
  • Paid parking
  • 401K/Profit Sharing
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Corporate Discount Programs
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Group Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 8 Paid Holidays

USA Architects is an award-winning mid-size architecture firm with 33 years of practice. Our HQ is located in Somerville, NJ, with branch offices in Easton and Philadelphia, PA. Our portfolio includes a wide spectrum of project typologies and complexities across several market segments.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and project history to dlaskody@usaarchitects.com with the subject title, “Project Architect/Project Designer Position.”

Benefits offered to full-time employees.

US Permanent residency status, only.

www.usaarchitects.com

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