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Design Professional I

NAC Architecture NAC Architecture Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Apr 18 '22Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Position: Design Professional I

Reports To: Project Manager/Lead

Classification: Exempt

Date of Revision: 5/1/2021

Summary

Design Professional I Non-licensed architecture professional having completed a minimum of 3 years of architecture related experience. Fully competent in all conventional aspects of architecture. Independently performs a variety of assignments requiring skills in all conventional aspects of architectural designs for projects of moderate size and complexity. Prepares project specifications, compiling and analyzing relevant data.

Essential Functions: 

  • Participates in the production of finished plans, specifications and approval of materials and construction on small to moderate sized projects
  • Assist in coordination of the planning and development of construction and design document production; provide technical support to ensure coordinated and high-quality documents
  • Perform analyses of design, planning and occupancy studies, and limited design layouts
  • Participates in the creation and review of projects reports, estimates, calculations, specifications, and compile/analyze relevant data
  • Perform construction administration duties, such as site visits, RFI responses, submittals, and punch list reviews
  • Participate in project coordination meetings
  • Provide guidance for less experienced project associates and interns
  • Involve explorations of subject area, definition of scope, selection of items for investigation, and development of novel concepts and methods
  • Contribute innovative design ideas that consistently capture the intended design vision
  • Contribute to bold design solutions that balance scale, aesthetics, and context to maximize the impact to the individual and community

Competencies:

  • Proficiency in Revit required
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suites required (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Proficiency with Sketchup and Rhino preferred. Lumion, Enscape, and V-Ray is a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of zoning and building codes, specifications, building /engineering systems and agency requirements (NFPA, ADAAG, FGI, OBC, IBC etc)
  • Possess a balanced blend of design and technical skills
  • Knowledge in the design process, construction documentation and construction administration
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet schedule deadlines and work within the client's budget
  • Excellent organization and client presentation skills
  • Passion for providing exceptional client service
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic

Certification Requirements

  • None
  • May offer guidance for project associates or interns as needed
  • This position operates in a professional open office environment with low to moderate noise levels including collaborative work areas for team meetings. Each office provides collaborative work areas and shared resources such as video conferencing, printing/scanning, and a café for dining. Building construction sites may include varying temperatures, wind, dust, and noise levels and may include hazardous and dirty conditions.
  • Hand/Wrist/Finger dexterity for 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week
  • Ability to lift a set of construction documents
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time

Supervisory Requirements

  • May offer guidance for project associates or interns as needed

Work Environment

  • This position operates in a professional open office environment with low to moderate noise levels including collaborative work areas for team meetings. Each office provides collaborative work areas and shared resources such as video conferencing, printing/scanning, and a café for dining. Building construction sites may include varying temperatures, wind, dust, and noise levels and may include hazardous and dirty conditions.

Physical Demands

  • Hand/Wrist/Finger dexterity for 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week
  • Ability to lift a set of construction documents
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time

Position/Hours expected to work

  • This is a full-time position with the expectation of working a minimum of 40 hours per week

Travel

  • Minimal travel
  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture or Bachelor of Architecture degree from an accredited university preferred
  • Master of Architecture preferred
  • A minimum of three years of architecture related experience

Required Education and Experience

Work Authorization

  • Sponsorship may be considered

AAP/EEO Statement

NAC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity employment. As a result, all qualified employees and prospective employees will be recruited, selected, and trained without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally- protected status. All applicants are carefully screened, and full consideration is given to their training, education, skills, experiences, growth potential and previous work record. This same non- discriminatory consideration will be used in all other aspects of the employment relationship.

NAC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability to the extent that doing so does not create an undue hardship on NAC, Inc. NAC encourages employees and applicants to communicate any special needs by engaging in an interactive process with NAC to formulate reasonable accommodations.

 

 

All interested candidates must apply to our career page here: NAC Inc - Job Opportunities (paylocity.com)


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