Project Architect/Senior Job Captain

SGPA Architecture and Planning SGPA Architecture and Planning Employer:
San Diego, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Oct 21 '20Posted on:

Our San Diego office seeks an experienced Project Architect (licensed) / Senior Job Captain (unlicensed) with 7+ years of experience who is seeking long-term career relationships with potential for advancement.  Ideal candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or an equivalent related Design degree and California Architectural License or on track for licensure as an Architect in the State of California. The PA/SJC position provides a leadership role for Job Captains and Drafters working under their direction. One who can provide technical advice, answer questions, and boost morale. One who can encourage a collaborative team atmosphere and sets a good example of how to follow architectural standards of care as well as office protocol.

Candidates should possess the following skills and experience:

  • Experience with education projects and DSA is preferred
  • Proficiency with Revit/BIM is required.  Experience with additional programs including Autocad, Microsoft Office Suite, SketchUp, Photoshop, and other industry software applications are desirable.
  • Highly proficient understanding of detailing, constructability, materials, and methods of construction
  • Project experience exhibited through resume & portfolio example projects
  • Comprehends design concepts in both verbal and graphic communications
  • Understanding of building and accessibility codes and ability to compose design details into Construction Documents
  • Experience with Construction Administration
  • Good management skills for overseeing large project deliverables and team of support staff
  • Excellent communication skills: graphic, verbal, and written

Candidate responsibilities include the following:

  • Work under the direction of and collaborates with the Project Principal, Project Manager, and Senior Designer to develop design concepts and details that respond to Firm and Client objectives
  • Prepare 3-D models of proposed designs utilizing presentation modeling and /or BIM software
  • Coordinate project team members and monitor performance to ensure compliance with deadlines, and quality assurance
  • Development and preparation of Construction Documents along with related site planning for new construction, renovations, and modernizations
  • Coordinate the project consultant team members in the development of the project documents at all phases via e-mail, virtual meetings, or clash detection
  • Manages project deliverables and works closely with the Project Manager to keep the project on schedule
  • Participates in Quality Assurance Reviews and Specification assistance/coordination
  • Assist Project Manager with permit submittals and approvals; DSA experience a plus
  • Assist Project Manager with construction administration and facilitate the flow of information during construction including review of shop drawings and submittals. Participates in site observations and answering RFI’s.
  • Is involved in mentoring and teaching of the support staff and Project Team at a high level

To apply, email your resume and a link to your portfolio to SGPA Human Resources at No phone calls, please. Please note that initial interviews for qualified candidates will be held virtually (via Zoom) in respect of social distancing.

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