Senior Technical Architect/Architect III

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Mar 18 '22Posted on:

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Pfeiffer, a Perkins Eastman Studio, is currently seeking creative aspiring architects to support our continued growth. As a distinct studio within Perkins Eastman, we are a design-focused practice of architects, interior designers and planners. We work nationally and internationally with an emphasis on cultural and arts facilities, libraries, and educational buildings, as well as renovation/preservation and adaptive reuse projects for public and private clients.

The Opportunity:               

We are currently seeking a full-time Architect III in our Los Angeles region. The Senior Technical Architect will develop and follow through on projects from pre-design through construction administration phases. The candidate should have both strong technical and design capabilities and the ability to collaborate with senior staff openly and effectively and to direct/mentor intermediate and junior staff.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leading the detailing and documentation process from concepts through CA for multi-phased, complex performing arts, library, and education and historic renovation projects
  • Documenting new construction, as well as renovations and additions
  • Preparing building construction drawings and details that are aligned with construction budgets
  • Editing and coordinating specifications
  • Researching and the innovative application of materials and building systems
  • Serving as a technical resource to developing architects for details, consultant communication and constructability

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture required.
  • Minimum of 15 or more years of relevant experience
  • Registered architect, LEED AP preferred, DBIA desirable
  • Experience in the development and implementation of project schedules, work plans, cartoon sets, and other tools for managing the design and documentation process
  • Familiarity with both owner/architect and architect/consultant forms of agreement; design/build experience desirable
  • Clear understanding of risk mitigation through technical acumen and effective construction phase management
  • Thorough understanding of project delivery processes, including design/build
  • Proficiency with BIM360, Revit, AutoCAD and other applicable software applications
  • Ability to work effectively with Principals and project design leaders in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to effectively represent the firm to its clients and the community

How to Apply:

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, please visit our career page and apply with your cover letter, resume and/or portfolio (Adobe PDF preferred). No phone calls please.

Link: Human By Design!

Perkins Eastman is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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