Job Captain

M. Designs Architects M. Designs Architects Diversity Badge Employer:
Palo Alto, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Apr 15 '22Posted on:

M. Designs Architects is an award-winning architectural firm, located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Our portfolio includes sustainable custom homes, spec homes, multi-unit residence and small to mid-size commercial projects.

We are looking for a Job Captain that would represent the firm to the client and will provide assistance to the Principals and other designers and architects in the firm. The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Assist the Principal Architects in keeping the team organized by planning and directing various phases of the project
  • Ensure compliance of construction documents and details to meet code and best practices.
  • Review accuracy of calculations, square footages, building code, zoning, and city ordinance compliance, plans and completed reports
  • Assist in multiple aspects of client, project coordination, and general contractors including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape and civil consultants
  • Provide coordination of design development and construction documents on multiple projects
  • Coordinate with the project team including architects, drafters, and consultants to meet scheduled deliverables
  • Supervise the technical work of production staff and review their drawings
  • Develop project design budgets and schedules
  • Be the project coordinator for clients for construction administration support

Skill sets required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Knowledge in production and detailing of construction document
  • Proficiency in Revit with 5+ years of experience a must
  • Experience in AutoCAD, Sketchup, MS Office (Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel),
  • 10+ years of experience within an Architectural or Design firm as a Project Architect or Job Captain
  • 4-5 year professional college degree in Architecture highly preferred
  • Ability to direct, mentor, and coordinate work efforts of project team
  • Comfortable in support role and possess ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Experience in project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape and civil consultants
  • Knowledge of California building codes, standards and building structure

We offer a competitive salary, healthcare plan, yearly bonus / an opportunity to participate in company profit sharing, matching simple IRA and a chance to be a part of a leading Architectural firm of Silicon Valley.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Architecture / Design: 5 years+ (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Job Location:

  • Palo Alto, CA

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $125,000.00 - $175,000.00 per year

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