Job Captain

Laney LA Laney LA Employer:
Hermosa Beach, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Mar 29 '21Posted on:

Who We Are

Laney LA is an emerging architecture practice, dedicated to creating meaningful work. As a studio, we believe in the power of the creative process to transform people’s lives and the potency of space to elevate the human experience into an art form for generations to come. Our work seeks to challenge the false dichotomies of design and practice, of luxury and economy, and of access and exclusion. But when all is said and done, we seek to create work that matters and to leave a message that outlives us. A message that points to the spark of collaboration, the joy of discovery, the nostalgia of the timeless, and deep gratitude for community.

Essential Responsibilities

The Job Captain role possesses four key responsibilities: 

  • Technical Documentation: Produce project documents in BIM software 
  • Consultant Management: Coordinate and develop relationships with primary consultants in the construction document and construction administration phase 
  • Quality Control: Ensure design intent and documentation quality on all deliverables 
  • Construction Administration: Lead construction administration efforts on multiple projects If you do not meet the requirements listed below, we ask that you spare us the application. 

Essential Job Functions:

As Job Captain, an individual shall: 

  • Execute project work plans in accordance with fee, schedule, and man hour constraints designated by management 
  • Produce project documents required for a complete set of Instruments of Service 
  • Redline and review the work of others 
  • Demonstrate mastery of code compliance 
  • Coordinate consultants, manage the scope of work, and develop optimal relationships with external vendors and consultants
  • Support Project Manager 

Cultural Fit

We believe that a cultural fit is the highest priority. Therefore, we have outlined several items that define our studio culture. Laney LA shares the following five core values. 

  • Designer’s Passion: We demand creative energy in all ventures 
  • Servant’s Heart: We embrace the art of service 
  • Rookie’s Advantage: We pursue a steep learning curve. 
  • Detective’s Curiosity: We demonstrate active listening. 
  • Warrior’s Spirit: We overcome obstacles with bravery. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 8-15 years of experience in high-end residential, commercial, and interiors projects at all phases of the project life cycle 
  • Licensed Architect preferred, but not required 
  • The ability to visually communicate design through drawings, diagrams, and details with expertise and precision. 
  • Deep expertise in BIM technology 
  • Experience leading teams 
  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Architecture 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong leadership and self- motivation 
  • Excellent delegation skills 
  • Highly skilled technically 
  • High level of intrinsic design competence 
  • Experience with putting together highly complex drawings sets 
  • Good awareness of design, industry trends, materials, and the aptitude to translate these ideas 
  • Punctual & organized 
  • Knowledge of California Residential Building Codes 

Compensation Package

  • Competitive salary 
  • Health & dental benefits 
  • 401(K) Plan with 4% match 
  • Paid vacation & holidays 
  • Sick leave 

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. 

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