Architectural Designer/Drafter - Multi-Family - Pleasanton Office

Dahlin Group Architecture Planning Dahlin Group Architecture Planning Employer:
Pleasanton, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Jun 24 '20Posted on:

DAHLIN is a growing architecture and planning firm of 150+ multi-cultural professionals with offices in California and Washington. We offer more than 40 years of experience building communities where we live and work, driven by the vision of creating places that promote human fulfillment and well-being. This same Passion for Place® starts with our own working environment—a positive community where people thrive. Please visit our website ( to learn more.

DAHLIN is committed to welcoming and supporting a diverse community of professionals. As such, women and people of color are especially encouraged to apply. 

We are currently seeking an ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER/DRAFTER to join the Multi-Family team in our PLEASANTON, CA office! Working under the general guidance of a project manager, our ideal candidate should fully understand all common aspects of architecture, as they will independently perform a variety of assignments for projects of moderate size and complexity. They will also assist project teams and other staff members as required. 


  • Coordinate and follow through between plans, elevations, sections, roofs, and details
  • Perform analyses of design, planning and occupancy studies, and limited design layouts
  • Prepare project specifications, compiling and analyzing relevant data
  • Write reports and specifications, as requested
  • Review completed reports, plans, estimates, and calculations
  • Review drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards
  • Respond to clients and outside consultants, as directed


  • Strong skills and talent in Revit/BIM, SketchUp modeling, and AutoCAD
  • Growing awareness of building code limitations
  • Willingness to work on a variety of building typologies and architectural styles
  • Self-motivated; ability to work independently and in a team environment to interact and maintain positive working relationships with other design professionals
  • Excellent problem solver and independent thinker with good listening skills and strong follow-through
  • Adobe Design Suite experience preferred


  • 3-5+ years’ experience in the production of Multi-Family projects
  • Graduate of a NAAB accredited 4 or 5 year architecture school
  • Commitment to their own professional growth; preferably to obtaining licensure as an architect

We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage. We also offer the opportunity to participate in pre-tax Flexible Spending plans for medical, childcare, and commuter expenses, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and 401k.

How to Apply..
Qualified candidates are invited to apply at Including a link to an online portfolio is a huge plus! Real people review every application, so we regret that due to the large volume of inquiries, we are unable to accept phone calls regarding the status of applications. We'll be sure to contact you if we need more information. Apply now!

Non-local candidates will be considered. However, DAHLIN may or may not offer relocation benefits depending on business needs. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer. Sponsorship for an employment visa, now or in the future, is not available for this position.

We do not accept resumes from recruiters, placement agencies, or other staffing vendors who have not signed an agreement with us. Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.

DAHLIN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.


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