Junior Architect

House & Robertson Architects, Inc. House & Robertson Architects, Inc. Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Apr 11 '22Posted on:

Position Available – Junior & Intermediate Architectural Staff

About House & Robertson Architects

House & Robertson Architects is a San Francisco Firm, with locations in Los Angeles & Houston, dedicated exclusively to providing executive architect / architect of record services to visionary partners from around the globe. Highly collaborative and efficient, HRA specializes in effective project delivery. We utilize strong leadership, experience and expertise to lead teams, develop creative solutions, and manage the unknowns. We intently balance cost, performance and aesthetics to execute great design. See examples of our previous work on our website

Summary of Position:

The Junior & Intermediate Architectural Staff position is responsible for the development and coordination of the project through the design, production and construction phases and works directly with Senior leadership and project manager staff in confirming the design program, scope of work and delivery requirements. Junior Architectural Staff shall demonstrate an understanding of construction, building materials, and construction detailing and will be responsible for documentation of the project. Junior Architectural Staff should be able to demonstrate professional knowledge in designing to meet the governmental regulations, zoning and building codes, and current building industry standards.

The Junior & Intermediate Architectural Staff are responsible for the production and coordination of the design and construction documents and works with Senior staff and consultants to ensure the drawing and specifications are coordinated and properly represents the design intent.

The Junior & Intermediate Architectural Staff is expected to demonstrate professional knowledge, attention to detail, design sense, and sound judgment. Continuous learning and staying current with professional and technical developments are required. Additional key responsibilities are sharing professional knowledge, quality assurance, motivating others and establishing successful project teams.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work with other staff to gather appropriate project data, set up project files, and determine applicable governmental regulations and codes
  • Collaborates with the project designer on establishing building criteria and material palette
  • Communication with the project and consultant team
  • Work with intermediate staff to develop and meet delivery schedule
  • Develop cartoon set of drawing sets and outline specifications
  • Document any program or scope changes
  • Prepare initial code checks and floor area analysis to be reviewed with intermediate staff
  • Prepare Building Permit Submittal Set
  • Maintain Office Record set of Documents
  • Construction Administration activities including RFI’s, Shop Drawing and submittal review, clarifications, Change Orders and site field observation reports.
  • Assist in close out procedures
  • Assist less experienced team members with architectural questions and office practices, and mentor more junior staff

Job Requirements:

This position requires a B.S. or B.A. in Architecture and 1-5 years for Junior Staff & 5+ for Intermediate Staff in the practice of architecture. A current professional architectural registration license is preferred but not required. It is essential that the Architectural Staff be able to anticipate project requirements and leadership qualities to work well with others. It is important that the candidate be thorough and able to review the work of others and take direction from leadership. All drafting is produced with Revit and BIM coordination. Skills with AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Microsoft Office, and Newforma are a plus. Position will offer full benefits package upon hiring; salary is contingent upon level of experience. 

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