Job Captain

SGW Architecture & Design SGW Architecture & Design Employer:
Chicago, IL, USLocation:
Tue, Jun 15 '21Posted on:

We are actively seeking a talented, high performing individual with 5 or more years of experience to join our firm.

The Job Captain will be responsible for project production, using their expertise to act as a technical or design resource within the office. You will collaborate with a creative team, reporting to Project Architect and Project Manager, to coordinate consultants and documents on a wide variety of projects and building types from design through bid/permit/construction.

If you are a strong team player who is interested in potential advancement opportunities, we’d like to hear from you!

License is desired but not required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understands and follows SGW production standards for the preparation and filing of documents and drawings
  • Awareness of role in the firm and project budgets. Effectively manages time to achieve individual utilization targets
  • Read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
  • Perform existing site surveys; accurately draft findings for base sheet preparation
  • Lay out floor plans drawings and elevations from hand-sketched or preliminary drawings
  • Provides design support for building and site design including floor planning, exterior elevations, and perspectives
  • Perform code study (ICC or local code) relative to life safety requirements, building type, construction type, occupant loads, exiting, and rated wall applications. Interpret land-use regulations and perform basic zoning research such as overlay districts, bulk and density standards, and parking requirements
  • Accurately prepare construction documents, including sheet layouts, drawings, and schedules
  • Develop design or technical solutions under supervision of a Project Manager.
  • Complete energy models (COMCheck, RESCheck)
  • Review shop drawings and project submittals under the direction of a Project Manager or Project Architect; process and maintain records of RFIs and submittals. Manage physical samples
  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor or Master's Degree in Architecture or in a related field (construction or engineering)
  • Proficiency with relevant computer programs including: Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp or other 3D Modeling program, Adobe Creative, Microsoft Office Suite, Bluebeam Revu
  • Exhibit excellent communication skills.
  • Listens actively and with empathy, acknowledges and responds to feedback
  • Responds timely to internal and external customers.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusion; Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Demonstrates ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
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